• Should The Irish Have To Start Paying For Water?
    Should The Irish Have To Start Paying For Water?

    For years, Irish citizens paid nothing for tap water. But the government started changing for this service in October, and people are not happy. As 50,000 protesters descended on the capital in Dublin in October, they chanted, "From the rivers to the sea, Irish water will be free." 

  • 3 Keys To Successful Water Treatment
    3 Keys To Successful Water Treatment

    What is PQR? According to Xylem, it’s the foundation for solving water in the 21st century.

  • Beer Brewers Targeted In EPA Clean Water Act Fight
    Beer Brewers Targeted In EPA Clean Water Act Fight

     Beer brewers are being lobbied by an environmental group to support the EPA's controversial clean water proposal.  

  • Climate Change, Nutrient Issues Among Top Threats For The Future
    Climate Change, Nutrient Issues Among Top Threats For The Future

    After working for six years with The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread on solutions to emerging threats in the water sector — climate change and nutrient pollution among them — Lynn Broaddus, director of The Johnson Foundation’s Environment Programs, shares her outlook for the future.

  • Efficient, Safe And Non-Clogging Equals Longevity For Wastewater Pumps
    Efficient, Safe And Non-Clogging Equals Longevity For Wastewater Pumps

    Frank Rebori, President of Smith & Loveless, recently sat down with Water Online Radio to explain the equation: Efficient + Safe + Non-Clogged = Longevity

  • Fracking May Be Dangerous To Nearby Residents
    Fracking May Be Dangerous To Nearby Residents

    "Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer [health] problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region," RT reported.

  • A New York Integrator Compares Hosted And Traditional SCADA
    A New York Integrator Compares Hosted And Traditional SCADA

    The typical SCADA system is a diverse collection of hardware and software spread over a large geographical area.

  • Looking To The Future Of Wastewater Treatment
    Looking To The Future Of Wastewater Treatment

    Evoqua is looking toward the future– and that future is energy-neutral wastewater treatment plants.

  • The Progress Of Decentralized Systems
    The Progress Of Decentralized Systems

    Decentralized systems have come a long way from the days of rudimentary systems for single family homes — they can now accommodate larger flows and much more complex requirements, according to Bob Rebori, President at Bio-Microbics, during a Water Online radio interview.

  • The Grand Unified Theory Of Probes
    The Grand Unified Theory Of Probes

    Scientists spend their lives searching for simplicity.

  • 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.


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