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    Award-Winning Videos On Stormwater Best Practices

    Unlike Hollywood, big-budget projects are hard to come by in public works. So when it comes to stormwater, the community relies on the combined efforts from an ‘ensemble’ cast of characters to help prevent pollution — as seen on StormTV.

  • Researchers Find PPCP Surge In Cape Cod Wells
    Researchers Find PPCP Surge In Cape Cod Wells

    Researchers say private well testing in Cape Cod shows the presence of dozens of pharmaceuticals.

  • After Microbead Ban, Experts Consider Next Steps
    After Microbead Ban, Experts Consider Next Steps

    Congress passed a law phasing out microbeads last year over concerns that the plastic component in toothpaste and face scrubs is polluting rivers and streams.

  • Betting On Biogas: A Wastewater Plant’s Journey
    Betting On Biogas: A Wastewater Plant’s Journey

    The Lancaster Area Sewer Authority’s (LASA) recent $26.8 million upgrade to its lone wastewater treatment facility promises to reduce the plant’s environmental footprint and save costs by emphasizing energy efficiency and allowing for biosolids reuse.

  • Local Support Saves Time And Money
    Local Support Saves Time And Money

    At a water treatment plant that provides drinking water for distribution to a large area of customers, a contractor decided to switch to SITRANS FM MAG 5100W flowmeters. A local representative saved a the contractor time and money by recognizing the need for the magmeter to be isolated from the piping protection before startup, which also saved the customer from added downtime.

  • 3 Game Changers For Water And Wastewater
    3 Game Changers For Water And Wastewater

    Three key events from 2015 could reshape the water/wastewater industry in 2016 and for years to come.

  • Leading The (Re)Charge: How The SFPUC Is Protecting San Francisco Bay Area Groundwater
    Leading The (Re)Charge: How The SFPUC Is Protecting San Francisco Bay Area Groundwater

    The Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System is vulnerable to both drought and earthquakes, but innovative resiliency efforts by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) will keep the water flowing.

  • Warming Up To Thermal Hydrolysis
    Warming Up To Thermal Hydrolysis

    Thermal hydrolysis is an innovative wastewater solids conditioning process that boasts many advantages — financial, environmental, and otherwise. Is your plant a good candidate?

  • The Age Of Peracetic Acid — A Solution To Increasingly Challenging Regulations
    The Age Of Peracetic Acid — A Solution To Increasingly Challenging Regulations

    While chlorination has long dominated water disinfection, new approaches and technologies have emerged in the wake of disinfection byproduct (DBP) regulations. Could peracetic acid (PAA) be the option that dethrones the king?

  • Flint: Corporate Giants Step In For Utilities
    Flint: Corporate Giants Step In For Utilities

    Amid a crisis that critics see as a failure of government, corporate giants have swept into Flint, MI, to help alleviate the tap-water debacle.

  • Smart Water Meter Adoption Rates On The Rise
    Smart Water Meter Adoption Rates On The Rise

    A major survey of utility executives shows that smart water meter adoption rates are on the rise.

  • Rural Water Plant Finds Leak With Clamp-On Flowmeter
    Rural Water Plant Finds Leak With Clamp-On Flowmeter

    A rural water treatment plant in the Southwestern U.S. treats, stores, and distributes 325,00 gallons per day of water to the village it serves. The village consumes an average of 125,000 gallons a day and can store up to 1 million gallons. Unfortunately, the treatment plant was also losing 210,000 gallons a day due to an unknown leak.

  • Pacing A Hydrocarbon Sampler With No Plant Downtime
    Pacing A Hydrocarbon Sampler With No Plant Downtime

    An oil refinery in the Southwest United States needed to sample diesel flow during shipment to ensure that the product characteristics were uniform throughout the batch. A local hydrocarbon sampler company provided a pressurized sampler. However, a flowmeter would also be necessary to pace the taking of the diesel sample with the flow.

  • Clamp-On Flowmeters Increase Gas Pipeline Performance
    Clamp-On Flowmeters Increase Gas Pipeline Performance

    SITRANS FUG1010 portable ultrasonic clamp-on flowmeters used to check and verify the performance of existing metering equipment in a gas pipeline enables gas distribution company to increase operation efficiency by revealing measurement issues and discrepancies. Read the full case study to learn more.

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  • AMTA And AWWA Announce Awardees At This Year's Membrane Technology Conference

    The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association recently announced four awardees at this year’s Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition. Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in San Antonio.

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    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has acquired Tideland Signal Corporation, a privately owned company specializing in analytics solutions in the coastal and ocean management sectors. News of the acquisition was shared in the Company’s 4th quarter earnings announcement.

  • Waterside Chat: New Regulatory Frameworks For Rate Stability

    Regulatory agencies around the country are considering new ways to secure water supplies for long-term economic growth. The state of Wisconsin, while situated adjacent to Lake Michigan — one of the largest fresh water sources in the world — finds itself experiencing increasing levels of water stress due to a strong reliance on ground water sources in large areas of the state.

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