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    The Top 12 Water Technology Hotspots In America

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    8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break

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    If You Can't Measure It, You Can’t Fix It

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    Utilities Get “Smart” About Disaster Preparation

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Priming Assisted Pumps

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T1056 Clarity II™ Turbidimeter

The new Clarity II™ turbidimeter Model T1056 is intended for the determination of turbidity in water. Low stray light, high stability, efficient bubble rejection, and a display resolution of 0.001 NTU make Clarity II™ ideal for monitoring the turbidity of filtered drinking water.

Altivar 61 Variable Speed AC Drives

Altivar 61 Variable Speed AC Drives

The Altivar® 61 drive defines ease of use for variable speed drives used in centrifugal pump and fan applications offering the highest level of features, functions and flexibility.

Rapid Rate® Feeder For Combined Sewer Overflow

Rapid Rate® Feeder For Combined Sewer Overflow

Arch Chemicals, Inc. produces a Constant Chlor® Plus calcium hypochlorite briquette feed system. When used with Constant Chlor® Plus Briquettes, the Constant Chlor® Rapid Rate feeder provides the perfect chlorine solution for combined sewer and excess overflow applications.
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Signet 2551 Magmeter Flow Sensor

The Signet 2551 Magmeter is an insertion style magnetic flow sensor that features no moving parts. All versions are constructed of corrosion-resistant materials to provide long-term reliability with minimal maintenance costs. Utilizing the comprehensive line of Signet installation fittings, sensor alignment and insertion depth are automatic.
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