• Technology Helps Reduce Pressure On Pipes … And Utilities
    Technology Helps Reduce Pressure On Pipes … And Utilities

    Water distribution might sound as easy as passing water through pipes, but good municipal managers know better. With failing infrastructure rampant and an increased focus on operational efficiency, water quality, and conservation, distribution systems demand oversight and optimization. 

  • Submetering In The States
    Submetering In The States

    Kamstrup Water Metering, based in Denmark, has been in the metering business since 1946, but is but is newer to the U.S. market. Warren Ault, product manager for Kamstrup, sat down with Water Online Radio to tell us more about their products and services.

  • West’s Biggest Power Plant Provides Water As It Contributes To Drought
    West’s Biggest Power Plant Provides Water As It Contributes To Drought

    A single power plant is responsible for a giant chunk of Arizona’s pollution, and critics say it can be pinpointed as a key culprit behind the drought in the West — where, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 75 percent of the region is experiencing abnormally dry weather.

  • Water Districts Forced To Merge
    Water Districts Forced To Merge

    The California legislature approved budget language on June 19 enabling the state to force mergers between water providers.

  • Desalination Serves Coastal Argentine City
    Desalination Serves Coastal Argentine City

    When a series of water crises in 2014 disrupted conventional utility services in the coastal Argentine city of Caleta Olivia, the city needed a way to ensure an uninterrupted water supply.

  • Tornado Aerators At Chicago O’Hare Wastewater Treatment Reservoir
    Tornado Aerators At Chicago O’Hare Wastewater Treatment Reservoir

    The Chicago area is served by a combined sewer network that carries both raw sewage and storm water.

  • Internet-Enabled Water Quality Analysis
    Internet-Enabled Water Quality Analysis

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived at the water authority. Online analyzers sampling water quality 24/7 are being coupled with software running on mobile computing devices such as cellphones and tablets to provide the modern utility worker with up-to-the-minute results.

  • Prepare To Pump Up Efficiency
    Prepare To Pump Up Efficiency

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed its first-ever energy standards for commercial and industrial pumps, aimed at saving energy in the agricultural and municipal clean water sectors.

  • Macerator Explodes, Monster Sludge Grinder Takes Over
    Macerator Explodes, Monster Sludge Grinder Takes Over

    The Coeur D’Alene, ID, wastewater treatment plant was having continual problems with two sludge macerators, in part because of the durability of the macerator.

  • GF Piping Systems: One Company, Many Offerings
    GF Piping Systems: One Company, Many Offerings

    George Fischer has consolidated their approach to the market to become more efficient and unified than ever.

  • Automation Trends Revealed
    Automation Trends Revealed

    Craig Correia, process automation manager with Festo Corporation, talks about industry drivers for automated systems.

  • What Is Intelligent Flushing?
    What Is Intelligent Flushing?

    With water conservation being mandated in California and the public slowly waking up to the value of treated water, line flushing can seem to the uninitiated like an unnecessary waste.

  • Water Utilities Don’t See Climate Change As Priority
    Water Utilities Don’t See Climate Change As Priority

    Facing short-term challenges including an infrastructure crisis and revenue pressures, water utilities are not prioritizing climate change as a major concern.

  • In San Francisco, Sex Sells Water Conservation
    In San Francisco, Sex Sells Water Conservation

    Can San Francisco make conservation sexy?

  • Smart Water For Smart Cities
    Smart Water For Smart Cities

    Schneider Electric looks at the challenges that municipalities are faced with, and helps cities try and be smarter in the way they meet what the people living in these cities need.

  • Activated Carbon Stays Strong
    Activated Carbon Stays Strong

    Sometimes the old ways are the best. Adsorption using porous carbons was described as early as 1550 B.C. on ancient Egyptian papyrus and the treatment method has remained useful for confronting today’s contamination problems.

  • Math Solutions: More Flow Rate Conversion Calculations
    Math Solutions: More Flow Rate Conversion Calculations

    Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on flow rate conversion calculations.

  • Mandatory Water Rationing In San Jose Prompts Backlash
    Mandatory Water Rationing In San Jose Prompts Backlash

    Mandatory water rationing in San Jose, CA, has prompted a backlash from locals who say the rules are too strict.

  • In Drought, Smart Meters Prompt Privacy Concerns
    In Drought, Smart Meters Prompt Privacy Concerns

    Smart water meters are being used for a non-traditional purpose in California, where authorities are trying to enforce conservation measures during the drought.

  • Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility
    Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility

    Winslow Township — the largest town in Camden County, NJ — The Winslow Township sought relief from its clog-prone, unreliable pumps.

  • Accurately Measuring Network Leakage
    Accurately Measuring Network Leakage

    The pressures of supplying a growing global population mean that the world’s water supplies need to be managed more closely than ever.

  • The Importance of Drought: Good for Business?
    The Importance of Drought: Good for Business?

    Normally, when people hear the word ‘drought’ it’s thought of with a negative connotation. In the water business, however, that’s not always the case.

  • Safeguarding Public Health with UV Disinfection – Swansea, United Kingdom (Case Study)
    Safeguarding Public Health with UV Disinfection – Swansea, United Kingdom (Case Study)

    In order to improve the treatment performance (because of the continued cost to maintain compliance), and ensure that it would eventually have the treatment capacity to meet future population growth equivalent of up to 225,000,

  • Combating Chromium The Smart Way
    Combating Chromium The Smart Way

    Ever since Erin Brockovich discovered hexavalent chromium in California’s water supply in the early ‘90s, the contaminant has been on the minds of treatment plant operators everywhere.

  • Meters Mean More
    Meters Mean More

    The water meter may seem like a small piece of equipment in the scope of the full treatment and delivery process, but it will be crucial to the industry’s forthcoming strides.

  • 10 Tech Discoveries From ACE15
    10 Tech Discoveries From ACE15

    Although drought was a particularly dominant theme this year, ACE15 offered its usual plethora of solutions for all water practitioners. The event drew in excess of 10,000 attendees from around the world with problems as varied as the systems they represent. Lucky for them, there were more than 500 exhibitors on hand at the Anaheim Convention Center with potential answers. Among the many, here are 10 products that have particular potential.

  • Getting 100 Years Out Of Your Storage Tank
    Getting 100 Years Out Of Your Storage Tank

    Pro-tips shared by Tank Industry Consultants make getting the most out of storage tanks easy.

  • Trident® HS Package Water Treatment Plant Video
    Trident® HS Package Water Treatment Plant Video

    There are four stages in the Trident HS package treatment system, which provides multi-barrier protection for difficult-to-treat surface water, groundwater, industrial process water, and tertiary wastewater.

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