• Water War Carries High Price Tag
    Water War Carries High Price Tag

    The costs are mounting as Georgia and Florida continue their legal battle over water rights.

  • New Approach To Toxic Algae Detection Mimics The Zebra Mussel
    New Approach To Toxic Algae Detection Mimics The Zebra Mussel

    In the fight to protect drinking water from the effects of blue-green algae, one water utility in Ohio is attempting to learn from the zebra mussel.

  • Equipment Chosen For Efficiency And Reliability In Lift Station Overhaul
    Equipment Chosen For Efficiency And Reliability In Lift Station Overhaul

    The 5.8 million gallon per day (mgd) Fairwood Lift Station, one of 76 major stations in the Hot Springs system, experienced frequent overflows. Particularly, the station struggled during heavy rainfall events or when pumps clogged because of increasingly popular "disposable" products such as duster heads, cleaning cloths, and disinfecting wipes, which can build up on the leading edge of the pump impeller and become entangled, reducing the efficiency of the pump or even causing a complete stoppage.

  • 50+ Years With Neptune And Building On A Decade of R900 Technology
    50+ Years With Neptune And Building On A Decade of R900 Technology

    The Public Works Utilities of Billings, Montana, began their partnership with Neptune Technology back in the 1950s and was an early adopter of Neptune’s ARB® absolute encoder meter reading technology in the 1960s.

  • Staying On Top of Water In Spite Of Flood
    Staying On Top of Water In Spite Of Flood

    The biggest flood in decades roared through the Village of Johnson City, NY, one day in September 2011, and the water department lost everything, including their office, which was submerged in several feet of water. Working with Neptune Technology Group, Johnson City began installation of its new Neptune meters, along with E-Coder®)R900i™ combination solid state absolute encoder/RF meter interface units.

  • Suspend Water-Protection Rules So Mining Can Thrive, Lawmaker Says
    Suspend Water-Protection Rules So Mining Can Thrive, Lawmaker Says

    Water regulations need to be peeled back in order to safeguard the mining industry in Minnesota, according to a state lawmaker.

  • Pig Farms In NC Harming Waterways
    Pig Farms In NC Harming Waterways

    Ineffective waste management at pig farms in North Carolina may be polluting local waterways.

  • Black Liquor Evaporation And Chloride Removal System
    Black Liquor Evaporation And Chloride Removal System

    The Smurfit-Stone Hopewell mill needed to replace the existing three evaporator trains that were currently in place at this facility with one very highly integrated system.

  • Six-Effect Black Liquor Evaporation System
    Six-Effect Black Liquor Evaporation System

    The pulp mill at Veracel Celulose was commissioned in mid-2005. The HPD® black liquor evaporation system, designed by Veolia Water Technologies and installed by Confab Equipamentos S.A., was considered successful at start up.

  • What Is pH, And How Is It Measured?
    What Is pH, And How Is It Measured?

    Almost all processes containing water have a need for pH measurement. The pH of wastewater leaving manufacturing plants and wastewater purification plants, as well as potable water from municipal drinking water plants, must be within a specific pH "window" as set forth by local, state, or federal regulatory agencies. By Frederick J. Kohlmann

  • Dissolved Oxygen Measurement In A Wastewater Treatment Plant
    Dissolved Oxygen Measurement In A Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Breakdown of organic wastes entering a wastewater treatment plant is accomplished by using a biomass or blend of beneficial microscopic organisms, bacteria, and solids. This converts the non-settleable solids (dissolved and colloidal matter) into settleable solids, carbon dioxide, water, and energy.

  • Color Reduction From RO Concentrate
    Color Reduction From RO Concentrate

    The City of Palm Coast, FL was experiencing elevated color in the concentrate stream being directed to the lime softening facility to recover as drinking water. In an effort to meet secondary color standards at the lime plant, this water quality issue limited the volume of the concentrate able to be recovered.

  • Flood At Historic Detroit Building Goes Unnoticed, Reports Say
    Flood At Historic Detroit Building Goes Unnoticed, Reports Say

    A water main broke in February and flooded four floors the David Stott Building, one of Detroit's most important landmarks.

  • EPA Keeping Tabs On 'Phantom Flush'
    EPA Keeping Tabs On 'Phantom Flush'

    Haunted by the "phantom flush," some public buildings may struggle with their water conservation goals because of toilets that automatically flush, government data suggests.

  • Sewer Authority Reaches $82 Million Deal With EPA
    Sewer Authority Reaches $82 Million Deal With EPA

    A wastewater authority in Pennsylvania reached an $82 million deal with the federal government after it allegedly released eight million gallons of raw sewage into the Susquehanna River and Paxton Creek over six years.

  • Fluoride In Tap Water Linked To Thyroid Problems, Scientists Say
    Fluoride In Tap Water Linked To Thyroid Problems, Scientists Say

    Adding fluoride to tap water may afflict ratepayers with health problems linked to depression and weight gain, according to researchers at the University of Kent.

  • Total Oxygen Demand (TOD) – An Alternative Parameter For Real-Time Monitoring Of Wastewater Organics
    Total Oxygen Demand (TOD) – An Alternative Parameter For Real-Time Monitoring Of Wastewater Organics

    Today, due to the multitude of organics, the organic contamination of wastewater cannot be defined with passable analytical effort. Therefore, composite parameters become more important for the description of organic contamination. Parameters have been defined to enable a fast detection of organic loads.

  • 10 (More) Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals
    10 (More) Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals

    Mobile technology is so fast-moving that new apps are created each day, with more and more people turning to them for on-the-job solutions. Here are 10 apps geared toward the water/wastewater professional that are worthy of consideration.

  • Fastite Joint Pipe With Fast-Grip Gasket Video Overview
    Fastite Joint Pipe With Fast-Grip Gasket Video Overview

    The AMERICAN Fastite joint is a flexible, rubber ring compression-type joint used extensively in underground service for water, sewage or other liquids. It has the proven long-life and high-strength qualities inherent in joints produced in accordance with AWWA C111 and pipe produced centrifugally in accordance with AWWA C151.

  • How To Market Costly Water Meter Projects To Locals
    How To Market Costly Water Meter Projects To Locals

    City leaders in Harrison, AK, are planning to shell out $3 million for an extensive overhaul of their water meter system.

  • Prepaid Water Meters: Unfair To Customers?
    Prepaid Water Meters: Unfair To Customers?

    Fed up with water customers who do not pay their bills, Zimbabwe officials are asking customers to pay for their water before they use it.

  • Facilities Video Tour
    Facilities Video Tour

    Every single day, over 2,500 water utilities throughout North America count on the field-proven quality and innovation of Neptune’s ARB® Utility Management Systems. In this video tour of our facilities, you’ll see how Neptune strives to be your most valued partner through engineering and craftsmanship that are recognized far and wide.

  • How To Recognize, Strategize, And Monetize Water Risk
    How To Recognize, Strategize, And Monetize Water Risk

    There’s no denying that conversations are readily available on all types of “costs” of addressing the global water crisis: the cost to the environment; the cost to be paid by future generations; the costs of not keeping on top of water infrastructure maintenance and reinforcement; the cost to private households, etc.

  • Climbing Higher For A Better View: Keys To Successful Water Management
    Climbing Higher For A Better View: Keys To Successful Water Management

    Many utilities are moving to a traditional business mindset rather than continuing as largely compliance-driven entities. This is challenging leaders to apply asset management and smart infrastructure strategies, to become more programmatic in managing water, and to consider the big picture in addressing public needs.

  • GOP Lawmakers Attack EPA Water Proposal
    GOP Lawmakers Attack EPA Water Proposal

    It is still the early months of the 114th Congress, but Republican lawmakers have already made it clear where they stand on EPA's water agenda.

  • New Tech Filters Stormwater Runoff
    New Tech Filters Stormwater Runoff

    New research funded by the government may be able to solve some of the major stormwater problems that plague areas across the country.

  • Produced Water Has High Benzene Levels, Report Says
    Produced Water Has High Benzene Levels, Report Says

    Two years ago, the state of California ordered oil companies to test fracking wastewater for harmful chemicals. The results are in. 

  • Package Solution Helps Local Water Utility Save Energy, Environment
    Package Solution Helps Local Water Utility Save Energy, Environment

    The water utility in Lawrenceburg, IN, was dealing with an aging water treatment system and wanted to solve problems with a package solution.

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