• Court: France Failing To Uphold Nitrate Regs
    Court: France Failing To Uphold Nitrate Regs

    A European Union court recently ruled against France on the question of nitrates and water pollution.

  • New Invention Purifies Water With Empty Bag Of Chips
    New Invention Purifies Water With Empty Bag Of Chips

    Chip lovers take note: Empty chip packets may be cost-efficient water purification.

  • Recycled Water For Irrigation— Is It Safe?
    Recycled Water For Irrigation— Is It Safe?

    "Irrigating crops with recycled water can leave dinner salads laced with small amounts of drugs and personal care chemicals. But researchers disagree on whether the contaminated produce is likely to harm people,"Science News reported.

  • Nebraska: Beacon Of Good Water Policy?
    Nebraska: Beacon Of Good Water Policy?

    "With ongoing summer droughts in many states across the country, water scarcity continues to be a threat, [which is shifting] water regulation policies in some states to focus on more local management plans like Nebraska has," Nebraska News Service recently reported.

  • Does Your Meter Reading System Pass The Disaster Preparedness Test?
    Does Your Meter Reading System Pass The Disaster Preparedness Test?

    One of the most difficult challenges a water utility may ever face is having to re-build or re-establish its operations in the wake of a natural disaster.

  • Top 10 Technologies From WEFTEC
    Top 10 Technologies From WEFTEC

    They did it again. Seemingly every year WEFTEC breaks records for size and attendance, and 2014 in New Orleans was no exception. There was a lot to choose from, but I picked my favorite innovations to highlight in what has become another annual tradition — Water Online’s “Top 10” from WEFTEC.

  • The End Of The Flow Meter?
    The End Of The Flow Meter?

    A system of sensors, flow meters, and telemetry has been the typical setup for many wastewater treatment plants. Kraig Moodie, president of FloWav, and Kelly Abercrombie, Director of Sales and Marketing, FloWav, tell us in an interview with Water Online radio, that they take out the flow meter out of the equation and capitalize on Smart Sensor technology.

  • Anaerobic Digestion—Taking It To The Next Level
    Anaerobic Digestion—Taking It To The Next Level

    It is no longer unusual for a wastewater treatment plant—or resource recovery facility as many are now called—to produce its own energy.

  • An Alternative To Design-Build?
    An Alternative To Design-Build?

    San Francisco has embarked upon a $6.9-billion, 20-year initiative to completely renovate the sewer system. That includes the pipelines, the pump stations, and the treatment plants of the system.

  • Automatic Flushing Devices, Hydrants, And More
    Automatic Flushing Devices, Hydrants, And More

    Matt Bachhuber, Regional Sales Manager with Kupferle, joined Water Online Radio in an interview to update us on his company and their newest products.

  • Is Your Utility Taking Advantage Of Data Analytics?
    Is Your Utility Taking Advantage Of Data Analytics?

    Utilities worldwide are addressing limited resources and operational challenges by deploying and connecting smart technologies through a single communication network.

  • Advocating Water Reuse
    Advocating Water Reuse

    Water reuse is gathering momentum worldwide as water scarce regions focus on harnessing this underutilized resource to make their water supplies more resilient.

  • Triple Threat Creates A Tough Challenge For Pennsylvania Water Authority
    Triple Threat Creates A Tough Challenge For Pennsylvania Water Authority

    A well-known university, a busy main street, a 100-year-old pipeline and a tight deadline made for a tough challenge for crews attempting to install a 12-inch AMERICAN Fastite pipe in State College, Pennsylvania, this past summer.

  • UN To Investigate Water Shutoffs
    UN To Investigate Water Shutoffs

    After suggesting that Detroit's frenzy of water shutoffs constitute a human rights violation, United Nations advisers are increasing their involvement in this issue by planning a visit to the Motor City. 

  • 'Flushable' Mess: How To Clean Up The Nondispersible Wipes Issue
    'Flushable' Mess: How To Clean Up The Nondispersible Wipes Issue

    The flushing of nondispersible wipes has become the biggest problem for collection systems operators over the past few years, and it’s only getting worse. Kevin Bates of JWC Environmental discusses the issue and offers potential solutions.

  • Energy Savings At The Aeration Basin
    Energy Savings At The Aeration Basin

    With infrastructure dollars still tightly constricted, Aeration Industries International is focusing its attention on making wastewater treatment as cost-effective as possible. “Eighty percent of a wastewater treatment plant’s energy consumption takes place at the aeration basin,” Michael Ramirez, Director of Marketing for Aeration Industries points out in this Water Online radio interview. “Infrastructure dollars are low, everybody knows that. So we need to look for ways to really save money for the customer.”

  • Automation 101: The Dangers Of Hand/Off/Auto
    Automation 101: The Dangers Of Hand/Off/Auto

    When we automate we invariably offer our clients and their operations staff the benefit of Hand/Off/Auto functionality for all the components on our systems. To those new to automation it allows an operator or maintenance worker to remove a piece of equipment, like a pump or blower for example, from the oversight and control automated controller (MCC, PLC, etc.) and operate it manually while it is still installed.

  • Pilot Studies In North Carolina With Hydrex™ Odor Solutions
    Pilot Studies In North Carolina With Hydrex™ Odor Solutions

    Two municipalities were faced with odor issues and required corrosion prevention in their collection systems. Monitoring in the sewer lines indicated peak H2S atmospheric concentrations of 300-500 ppm. Both clients desired H2S < 20 mg/L to prevent corrosion and preferably lower to prevent H2S odor.

  • Benefits Of Clean Power Plan Are Measureable – Drop For Drop
    Benefits Of Clean Power Plan Are Measureable – Drop For Drop

    Since EPA released its proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) in June of this year, the plan has been a hot topic in every state.

  • 2D Modelling Series Pt 1: Modelling with Different Cell Sizes
    2D Modelling Series Pt 1: Modelling with Different Cell Sizes

    Webinars are XP Solutions' way of reaching out to discuss not only the tools we design, but the hot topics in water collection in our present world. XP-Live Webinars provide an opportunity for experts in their fields to offer demonstrations in concepts and practices in design, modeling, planning, reviewing and more. XPertorials are shorter webinars that provide tips and tricks for using XP Solutions software products.

  • Water Supply Dwindles In Utah
    Water Supply Dwindles In Utah

    Utah officials are sounding the alarm bell: The state's water supply is growing ill.

  • Investments By 30 Utilities To Support 289,000 Jobs
    Investments By 30 Utilities To Support 289,000 Jobs

    As water infrastructure wears thin and municipal funding is strained by budget difficulties, a large set of utilities is planning to shell out cash for repairs.

  • Sharing Is Arizona's Answer To Water Shortages
    Sharing Is Arizona's Answer To Water Shortages

    A new agreement between Phoenix and Tucson may help the cities stay afloat should water shortages hit.

  • North Dakota Contends With Impact Of Energy Boom
    North Dakota Contends With Impact Of Energy Boom

    A produced water and oil spill hit North Dakota in September.

  • New Data Out Of Pennsylvania Links Drilling To Water Contamination
    New Data Out Of Pennsylvania Links Drilling To Water Contamination

    Pennsylvania environmental regulators have released new data on sites where drinking water wells have allegedly been contaminated by drilling wastewater.

  • Washington City Encourages Residents To Use More Water
    Washington City Encourages Residents To Use More Water

    While some states pass conservation measures and struggle against drought, things look pretty different in certain water-flush areas of Washington state.

LATEST HEADLINES

More News
Newsletter Signup
Newsletter Signup
By clicking Sign Me Up, you agree to our Terms and that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Water Online - News, Innovations, And Thought Leadership On The Water And Wastewater Industry

SPECIAL FEATURE

XP Solutions - Hydro-Environmental Software

XP Solutions Webinars

2D Modelling with Different Cell Sizes – An expert 2D modeller shares his knowledge of 2D modelling approaches where different grid sizes are beneficial, and how to set up these models for optimum results.

The XPDRAINAGE Treatment Train Approach – See how to apply xpdrainage to a site in order to compare pre- and post-development flows and water quality for various LID practices.


 

The 2300 multi-input controller by Aquametrix offers a real breakthrough in process control. It features the functionality of a PLC and a SCADA in a compact package for the price of a transmitter. The 2300 basic unit accepts a total of four inputs from direct 4-20 mA output probes and three square wave inputs from pulse instruments such as paddle wheel or magnetic flow meters. Download our brochure to learn more.

PRODUCT GUIDE

Recordall&reg; Compound Series Meters

Recordall® Compound Series Meters

Recordall Compound Series Meters from Badger Meter combine two metering technologies in one innovative package. A positive displacement chamber measures low flow, while a turbine chamber records high flow. These meters are an ideal choice for facilities that experience rapid and wide fluctuations in water demand, such as hospitals, universities, residential complexes and manufacturing or processing facilities.

 

Leopold Universal Type S® Underdrain by Xylem

Leopold Universal Type S® Underdrain by Xylem

Leopold Type S technology underdrain is designed to provide uniform distribution of wash water and air to clean every corner of the filter without media upset.

Resinex Ion Exchange Resins

Resinex Ion Exchange Resins

In many water treatment and food purification applications, activated carbon is used in conjunction with ion exchange resins to provide an end-product of the desired quality and purity.

AquaOnDemand Web Store

AquaOnDemand Web Store

Whether you build, operate or maintain municipal or industrial water and wastewater treatment facilities, the AquaOnDemand web store is built to service your product and information needs.

DR 3900 Benchtop Spectrophotometer

DR 3900 Benchtop Spectrophotometer

The proven technology you have come to expect from Hach just got better. Built with the future of water analysis in mind, the DR 3900 Spectrophotometer will give consistently accurate results in a simpler testing format.

Flow Measurement

Flow Measurement

For virtually any liquid, steam, gas or slurry there is a cost-effective flowmeter solution from ABB. Please use the links to find the right flow meter for your application

Professional Plus Handheld Multiparameter Instrument

Professional Plus Handheld Multiparameter Instrument

The YSI Professional Plus handheld multiparameter meter provides extreme flexibility for the measurement of a variety of combinations for dissolved oxygen, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, resistivity, total dissolved solids (TDS), pH, ORP, pH/ORP combination, ammonium (ammonia), nitrate, chloride and temperature.
RIO

RIO

The modular design of the RIO on-site generator allows for disinfection chemistry output to be easily expanded 5X within the same small footprint by adding more cells to the cabinet.

More Products & Services

WATER ONLINE FEATURED VIDEOS

2D Modelling Series Pt 1: Modelling with Different Cell Sizes

2D Modelling Series Pt 1: Modelling with Different Cell Sizes

Webinars are XP Solutions' way of reaching out to discuss not only the tools we design, but the hot topics in water collection in our present world. XP-Live Webinars provide an opportunity for experts in their fields to offer demonstrations in concepts and practices in design, modeling, planning, reviewing and more. XPertorials are shorter webinars that provide tips and tricks for using XP Solutions software products.

Real-Time Test Challenge with the SL1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer (PPA)

Real-Time Test Challenge with the SL1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer (PPA)

See the difference for yourself how the new SL1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer (PPA) dramatically streamlines water quality testing.

More Videos

SUPPLIER OF THE MONTH

Neptune Leads The Way In Performance And Compliance

Each utility has its own unique needs, based on size, geography, infrastructure, and other factors. Neptune makes it a point to understand your specific needs so that we can offer a solution that suits you the best. Our people are trained to help you determine the best meter reading systems and tools that can be used to meet those needs.

PREMIER PARTNERS

Our current premier partner is:

Click here to view a complete listing of our premier partners.

WATER ONLINE DIGITAL MAGAZINES

Providing expert insight into the most important topics in the water and wastewater industry.

  • Includes:
    Biological Nutrient Removal

    Direct Potable Reuse

    Crypto Detection
  • 2014 Innovations Water Magazine - Digital Magazine
    Includes:
    Deep Drilling For Groundwater

    Top Water Technology Sites

    Tightening Water Regulations
  • 2014 Clean Water Magazine - Digital Edition
    Includes:
    Non-Revenue Water

    Next-Generation Arsenic Removal

    DBPs: Treatment Options And Challenges
  • Includes:
    Biological Nutrient Removal

    Activated Sludge Instrumentat

    Advanced Oxidation Processes
  • Includes:
    EPA Priorities

    Real-time Bacterial Sensors

    Sludge Pretreatment

ABOUT WATER ONLINE

Water Online is the leading source of technical information and thought leadership for the drinking water and wastewater treatment community. If you are an operator, municipal manager, engineering consultant or industrial plant manager involved in the design or maintenance of stormwater, clean water and wastewater systems, you now have access to a comprehensive Web community delivering the latest updates on water and wastewater collection, treatment and distribution technologies to give you the knowledge to succeed in your industry.

In providing this technical information, the site offers detailed coverage of the basic operational elements of the water and wastewater industry: the resource management, supply, treatment and distribution of drinking water and the collection, treatment and disposal of stormwater and wastewater. Water Online covers the many ancillary functions that are required such as: nutrient removal, contaminant removal, wastewater aeration, water instrumentation, utility management and automatic meter reading (AMR), water quality analysis, water membranes, reverse osmosis and desalination, drinking water disinfection, wastewater filtration, pumps, flow control & measurement, stormwater management and sludge conditioning and disposal.

Water Online serves the information needs of engineers, water management planners, operational managers, consultants, elected officials, government personnel and others who are involved in the municipal water supply industry, and the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment field. Reflecting the dynamic and interactive character of the Web, Water Online is the most convenient source of technical, operational, product, management and regulatory information available for the water and wastewater industry.

Please take a moment to join our community and discover the benefits of your free membership.