• 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.

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    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.

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