• Uranium Contamination Plagues Aquifers Serving Nearly 2 Million
    Uranium Contamination Plagues Aquifers Serving Nearly 2 Million

    Uranium levels are around 180 times the safe limit in aquifers serving nearly 2 million people in the Midwest and California, according to new research.

  • Texas Teen Invents New Filter For E-Waste
    Texas Teen Invents New Filter For E-Waste

    E-waste is the target of a groundbreaking new water treatment technology recently debuted by a teenager from Texas.

  • U.S. Drought Reshapes Thinking On Water Solutions
    U.S. Drought Reshapes Thinking On Water Solutions

    California’s drought, increasing water consumption, and improving technology costs are sparking deployment of more advanced municipal and industrial solutions to address water stress across the U.S. The epicenter of change is across the U.S. Sunbelt, where wastewater reuse and desalination have been thrust into the spotlight as key solutions. 

  • Testing The Waters: SCADA Simulator Updates Operator Training
    Testing The Waters: SCADA Simulator Updates Operator Training

    The trainees are illuminated by several blinking monitors, testing their knowledge and reactions to catastrophic events displayed as technical readouts in the operating systems before them. They interpret technical data, make adjustments, and pilot the system around disaster and back to stability.

  • EPA Water Rule Hits Roadblock In Court
    EPA Water Rule Hits Roadblock In Court

    The federal government’s sweeping update to the Clean Water Act hit a setback last week when a federal judge halted the proposal in certain states hours before it became enforceable.

  • California Utilities Struggle To Offset Conservation Costs
    California Utilities Struggle To Offset Conservation Costs

    Water rates are expected to go up in California, according to a survey of water utilities released by the rating agency Fitch.

  • Think You Have It Tough? Try Being A Small Water Utility
    Think You Have It Tough? Try Being A Small Water Utility

    I’ve worked with small utilities across the U.S. for some time, and I can tell you they are struggling. They are facing a sustainability crisis so serious, because of so many challenges and lack of resources, that many believe they will be unable to continue in the future.

  • The Black Lagoon Or The Blue Lagoon?
    The Black Lagoon Or The Blue Lagoon?

    To men of a certain age, the word “lagoon” conjures two very different images. In the first, it’s the Creature from the Black Lagoon — a scary gill-man emerging from the ooze. In the other, it’s the idyllic Blue Lagoon, with Brooke Shields frolicking in an island fantasyland.

  • When Product Recovery Systems Are Sound Investments
    When Product Recovery Systems Are Sound Investments

    As advancements in technology have led to smaller, faster, and more durable process equipment, industrial manufacturers are eyeing new hardware to boost product yield in their new and existing facilities. This fact is evident as capital spending figures from the top 37 companies in the food and beverage industry topped $18.5 billion in 2014, a nearly 15 percent increase over the previous year.

  • Utilities In Search Of Direction, Look No Further
    Utilities In Search Of Direction, Look No Further

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is harnessing both natural resources and human drive to lead an energy surge in the water sector. WEF President Ed McCormick discusses where the industry is headed and how utilities can stay ahead of the curve.

  • The Journey To Predictive Maintenance
    The Journey To Predictive Maintenance

    With the digital age fully upon us, it’s time for treatment plants to evolve beyond preventative maintenance and embrace predictive maintenance.

  • 'Project Clean Lake' Breaks New Ground In Pollution Control
    'Project Clean Lake' Breaks New Ground In Pollution Control

    The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s $3 billion pollution-control plan includes massive and lengthy tunnels but goes the extra mile by adding advanced wastewater treatment.

  • Fluoridation Debate Invades Colorado
    Fluoridation Debate Invades Colorado

    The largest water utility in Colorado is taking up the debate over whether to fluoridate tap water, one of the longest-running controversies in the water industry.

  • Global Warming Policies May Increase Water Deficits
    Global Warming Policies May Increase Water Deficits

    Is it possible that emissions-curbing policies endanger the water supply even more than climate change itself?

  • The "Design For Autonomous Net-Zero Water Buildings" Project Funded By NSF
    The "Design For Autonomous Net-Zero Water Buildings" Project Funded By NSF

    The students at the University of Miami will know firsthand the importance of rethinking the way we handle wastewater and water with a Net-Zero water treatment system on site.   The project showed the viability and feasibility to take buildings off the water grid to provide water recycling and how it can be achieved without raising the cost of high quality water.

  • Sherbrooke Water Filtration Plant Video Testimonial
    Sherbrooke Water Filtration Plant Video Testimonial

    This video features the lead operator for the ozone and filtration systems at the Sherbrooke Water Filtration Plant in Quebec, Canada, Mr. Yves DelaFontaine.  As you’ll see in the video, Yves has high remarks for Pinnacle’s modular capability, built in redundancy and ease of installation, which took place in 2014.  

  • Oil, Gas And Water In Real Time
    Oil, Gas And Water In Real Time

    Recently launched by ABB, the VIS (VEGA Isokinetic Sampling) Multi-Phase Flow Meter is the ideal solution for measuring and monitoring flow rates of oil, gas and water close to the wellhead. VIS enables simultaneous measurement of the three different phases with extreme accuracy.

  • VIS Multiphase Flowmeter
    VIS Multiphase Flowmeter

    The VIS multiphase flowmeter can measure oil, gas and water in one real-time stream. The VIS is low maintenance requiring no calibration and is backed by a global ABB service network. 

  • 15 Million Gallons Spilled After San Andreas Pipeline Bursts
    15 Million Gallons Spilled After San Andreas Pipeline Bursts

    Regional water utilities in California had to call on backup water supply plans after a major water pipeline burst in San Bruno late last month, spilling millions of gallons of water.

  • California Pol Argues Left To Blame For Water Shortages
    California Pol Argues Left To Blame For Water Shortages

    Water shortages out West are largely the fault of the political left, according to a Republican House member from California who recently slammed Democratic politicians for opposing policies contained in a controversial drought bill.

  • Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater
    Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater

    It supplies drinking water for more than half of the total U.S. population and greater than 95 percent of the rural population. It helps grow our food because more than 60 percent of it is used for irrigation to grow crops. It's an important component in many industrial processes, and it’s a source to recharge lakes, rivers, and wetlands.

  • E-Coder® And R900® RF Help Data Go Deeper In Ventura County
    E-Coder® And R900® RF Help Data Go Deeper In Ventura County

    The majority of the water in the city of Simi Valley, California, is provided by Ventura County Waterworks District 8, serving approximately 26,000 metered connections — 22,000 of which are now read by Neptune’s R900® System.

  • Neptune’s R450™ System Helps Get Feet Off The Streets Of Laredo
    Neptune’s R450™ System Helps Get Feet Off The Streets Of Laredo

    The city of Laredo, Texas, had been walking to read its 67,543 water meters – 59,138 residential and 8,405 commercial accounts – using a manual method that took up to ten staff on the streets nearly an entire month to read to meet a monthly billing schedule. With the dawn of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems, the City began their search for the right metering solution for the department’s needs.

  • Olympic Water Quality Debacle Draws Protest In Rio
    Olympic Water Quality Debacle Draws Protest In Rio

    Concerns that water pollution will endanger athletes at the Olympic Games in Rio next summer have escalated to include protests and claims from athletes that they have already fallen ill.

  • Environmentalists Considering Lawsuit Over EPA Water Rule
    Environmentalists Considering Lawsuit Over EPA Water Rule

    Even before the EPA published a new rule to update the Clean Water Act, it was clear the controversial policy would draw legal fire from opponents, which include political conservatives and the agriculture industry. But now it appears the government may get attacked from the left as well.

  • Field And Office Technologies Improve Stormwater Systems
    Field And Office Technologies Improve Stormwater Systems

    Although the city of Bozeman, Montana’s stormwater system has been silently producing front-page news for decades, it has typically only flowed into the spotlight because of an incident or an emergency.

  • New Hose Pump Technology Improves Quality And Reduces Maintenance Costs
    New Hose Pump Technology Improves Quality And Reduces Maintenance Costs

    The benefits of APEX35 hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group  are proving impossible to ignore in the U.S., where two leading plants are among the latest to adopt this new and innovative technology.

  • Refinery Turns To Thermal Mass Flow Meter
    Refinery Turns To Thermal Mass Flow Meter

    An independent Midwest refiner operates refineries in multiple states with a combined crude oil processing capacity of more than 500,000 barrels per day. The company recently approved a project to improve the safety of its plant and reduce its costs for nitrogen gas used for tank blanketing. Read the full report to learn more.

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Activated carbon and ion exchange can be called two sides of the same coin. Where activated carbon purifies water by removing organic contaminants through an adsorption process, ion exchange removes contaminants under the surface via electrical charge. Jacobi Carbons is well known for its work on one side, as the largest worldwide manufacturer of activated carbons that utilize coconut shell, but for over a dozen years, Jacobi has been developing ion exchange technologies primarily in Europe. Learn more.

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R450 System Makes Utility Operations Visual

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RDLO - Axially Split Volute Casing Pump

RDLO - Axially Split Volute Casing Pump

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Mainsail Global’s Boone diffuser membranes are designed for the petro-chemical market with hydrogenated acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber (HNBR). These custom membranes are built for durability, and can withstand long-term exposure to heat, oil and chemicals readily present in petro-chemical wastewater streams. With excellent tensile strength, abrasion and ozone resistance and higher modulus retention at elevated temperatures, Boone membranes combine the physical strength and chemical makeup of HNBR for an ideal solution in petro-chemical wastewater treatment.

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As you consider various technologies for your wastewater treatment application, the cost of the equipment as well as proper sizing and implementation are a critical component in the decision making process. However, sometimes how the machine is cared for after installation is not as closely scrutinized as it should be and maybe overlooked. We would like to take a moment to discuss features of what we proudly identify as the Huber Service Edgesm. What we mean by this is; from the moment you make an initial inquiry through the entire useable service life of the equipment, Huber Technology is committed to support you through the entire lifecycle of the equipment. This is backed up by five generations of tradition that demands that we take care of you, our customer. This is something that I observe as severely lacking and much in demand in our industry today.

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Multi Tube Filter Series

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WRT Portable Exchange Systems (PES) For Radium And Uranium Removal

Ideal for the safe removal of radium, uranium, arsenic, perchlorate, and other select contaminants in applications of 5 to 100 GPM, the new WRT Portable Exchange System provides a cost-efficient solution for new and existing potable water systems.

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VIS Multiphase Flowmeter

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