• Top 10 Tweets On 'Flushables'
    Top 10 Tweets On 'Flushables'

    With the immense interest that we’re noticing on the issue of “flushables” — or what not to flush to avoid havoc in wastewater collection systems — Water Online decided to dip our toe into some new waters. We recently hosted our first “Twitter party,” or “hashtag chat,” or whatever the kids are calling them these days, and I’m happy to report some very positive outcomes.

  • Compact Solids Separation And UV Disinfection Technologies Showcased At WEFTEC
    Compact Solids Separation And UV Disinfection Technologies Showcased At WEFTEC

    Salsnes Filter offers an alternative to traditional primary clarification for solids separation by using a rotating belt filter to remove suspended solids to high levels but also thickening and dewatering the solids in one compact footprint.

  • Top 7 Factors To Consider When Choosing A Water Level Meter
    Top 7 Factors To Consider When Choosing A Water Level Meter

    Choosing a good water level meter can be tricky, especially if you are doing it for the first time.

  • Ashley Valley Water & Sewer Improvement District Relies On FPI Mag Flow Meter To Comply With Allocation Quota
    Ashley Valley Water & Sewer Improvement District Relies On FPI Mag Flow Meter To Comply With Allocation Quota

    Ashley Valley Water & Sewer Improvement District (AVWSID) serves rural county residents who live outside the city of Vernal, Utah.

  • Automation — The Future Of The Industry?
    Automation — The Future Of The Industry?

    Some of the biggest challenges that municipalities are facing are an aging infrastructure and an aging workforce. Tom Schaefer, Industry Manager, and Christa Bankay, Global Marketing Lead, at Rockwell Automation, joined Water Online Radio for an interview to share some of their companies’ solutions.

  • The Right Technology To Fit Your Needs
    The Right Technology To Fit Your Needs

    Aerzen supplies blowers for industrial and for wastewater treatment. Tom McCurdy, Regional Sales Manager at Aerzen, told Water Online radio in an interview that his company is unique in that they have the ability to help customers pick the right technology for the application without bias because they have multiple technologies available. They will work with the customer within what they need in terms of maximum and minimum flows, pressure swings, on-off cycles, etc., and will help guide a customer towards the right technology.

  • What Has Your SCADA System Done For You Lately?
    What Has Your SCADA System Done For You Lately?

    Back in the early 1990s, SCADA systems could log data every couple of minutes or so. Today, hundreds of thousands of records are being created every minute.

  • Introducing The O-Factor In Aeration
    Introducing The O-Factor In Aeration

    There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to aerating wastewater lagoons. As Randy Chann, President and CEO of Environmental Dynamics International (EDI) explains in this Water Online Radio interview, each lagoon environment needs to be configured to meet both financial and regulatory outcomes.

  • Chlorine Residual Levels Trigger Automated Line Flushings
    Chlorine Residual Levels Trigger Automated Line Flushings

    Water distribution line flushing prevents water stagnating in the line, creating biofilm and having contaminants build up inside your distribution network. Traditionally utilities have flushed their distribution lines from a fire hydrant. In this Water Online Radio interview, Harold Mosley, a product manager for Mueller Company, explains what to consider when setting your flushing protocols.

  • New Regulations Require Idaho Cities To Cut Phosphorus By 90 Percent
    New Regulations Require Idaho Cities To Cut Phosphorus By 90 Percent

    The federal government is cracking down on phosphorus in Idaho.

  • After Elk River Spill, West Virginia Examines Water Protection
    After Elk River Spill, West Virginia Examines Water Protection

    West Virginia policymakers are facing an end-of-year deadline on their review of new water protection laws.

  • Small UV Plant Is Designed To Address Cultural And Safe Drinking Water Needs Cost-Effectively
    Small UV Plant Is Designed To Address Cultural And Safe Drinking Water Needs Cost-Effectively

    BI Pure Water worked with University of British Columbia researchers and Lytton First Nation to develop a water disinfection system that addresses the needs of native communities, both cultural values as well as the basic necessity of clean drinking water.

  • Math Solutions: Poundage Calculations
    Math Solutions: Poundage Calculations

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

  • What Is Closed Circuit Desalination?
    What Is Closed Circuit Desalination?

    Closed circuit desalination (CCD) is the trade name for a new change in the reverse osmosis (RO) process, explains Rick Stover, Executive Vice President of Desalitech, in an interview with Water Online Radio.

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    Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department’s (RWRD) Agua Nueva Water Reclamation Facility (ANWRF) has been selected by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as the recipient of the “ENR Southwest 2014 Best Projects Award” in the Water/Environment category.

  • ST100 Aeration Flow Meter With Profibus Bus PA Simplifies Wastewater Plant Upgrade Process

    Wastewater treatment plant engineers searching for a solution to flow measurement in aeration basins that is Profibus PA compatible will find Fluid Components International’s precision ST100 Thermal Mass Flow Meter provides superior accuracy combined with digital bus communication flexibility to reduce air flow energy costs. 

  • Louis Berger Aids Resiliency Efforts In The New York Rising Initiative For Storm Recovery

    The New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery has awarded Louis Berger a three-year, on-call contract for environmental review management and planning services supporting infrastructure, community reconstruction, business and housing resiliency projects across the state.

  • American Water Resources Association To Introduce National Open Water Data Initiative At Annual Conference

    The American Water Resources Association (AWRA)--the premiere multidisciplinary association for water resource managers, scholars and students--and its Technology Committee, in coordination with The White House Climate Data Initiative; the Federal Geographic Data Committee; and the Advisory Committee on Water Information, will introduce a national discussion titled "The Open Water Data Initiative - Unifying Water Data for the Nation" during its Annual Water Resources Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Tysons Corner, VA, November 3-6, 2014.

  • EPA Announces Removal Of Two Toxic Hotspots On Lake Superior And Lake Michigan From Binational List

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.

  • Clean TeQ Holdings Limited Teams Up With QUT's Institute For Future Environments

    Clean TeQ Holdings Limited is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Institute for Future Environments (IFE) to participate in collaborative research, development and demonstration of innovative water, wastewater and resource recovery technology.

  • San Antonio And EPA Unite To Restore San Antonio River Basin

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community.

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