Flow metering is a key element in water plant operations and distribution. As operational efficiency has grown in importance over the past 5 years so has flow measurement, informing operators of flow rates, destinations, and critically, how much treated water is getting lost on its way to customers.
As Greg Webster of McCrometer points out in this Water Online Radio interview, challenging flow situations require a high level of engineering sophistication and fluid dynamic analysis. “We look at the application. We try to match our suite of products to what the utility is looking for,” states Webster.
Click on the radio player below to learn about a unique flow meter configuration that employs 2 sensors oriented at 90 degrees to collect data across 2 planes from an insertion-style magnetic flow meter.