Newsletter | April 8, 2014

04.08.14 -- Obama Wants More Power Over Water; Brain-Eating Amoeba Update

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Drinking Water Analysis Guide

Drinking Water Analysis Guide

OI Analytical’s new 16-page Drinking Water Analysis Guide contains useful information on the drinking water treatment process, U.S. EPA regulations, SDWA/DPBR monitoring requirements, chemical contaminants, and laboratory and on-line instrumentation. Relevant reference publications and website links are included.

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Featured Articles

Improve Customer Service And Operational Efficiency With Hot Rod
By Mueller Water Products
Davie County Public Utilities decided to implement Mueller Systems’ high performance AMR system, Hot Rod™, in addition to a phased replacement of its outdated water meters with Hersey brass water meters.


Finding Extra Time, Money, And Water With Neptune's R450 System
By Neptune Technology Group Inc.
The R450 System has proven its reliability in the field – in more ways than one. When a storm took out one of the data collectors, the system’s redundancy easily handled the extra meter readings for three weeks without a single loss of data. And it isn’t just storms the system is ready for.


Use Of UV Technology Gaining Acceptance Within Process Industries
By Engineered Treatment Systems / ETS-UV
The use of ultra violet (UV) technology within process industries has grown tremendously in recent years. Water, fruit juice, syrup, and brines are increasingly seen as the largest volume ingredient in many food products, and the need to protect human health, while reducing the level of chemical preservatives and extending shelf life leads to the incorporation of UV systems within the food manufacturing process.


Wingo Water & Sewer First to Install Fixed Network System in Kentucky
By Badger Meter
Located in rural Kentucky, the small town of Wingo may seem like an unlikely candidate to become the first city in the state to employ a complete advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system. However, when it came time to upgrade its meter reading system, the city wanted a comprehensive water utility solution and chose the ORION Fixed Network (SE) system from Badger Meter.


Electromagnetic Flowmeter Survives Floods
By KROHNE, Inc.
When the Village of Windsor, NY, replaced its mechanical flowmeter with an electromagnetic flowmeter in 2003, it was with high hopes that the newer technology would be less prone to failure and require less maintenance.

From The Editor

Stormwater: A Valuable Resource For Power Plants?
Stormwater is often thought of as a burden. But a group of electric utility researchers think stormwater may have more positive potential.

Industry News

Obama Wants More Power Over Water
Brain-Eating Amoeba Update
Earth's Main Challenges Concerning Water And Climate Change
Will All Colorado Residents Finally Have Safe Drinking Water?
4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances
California Bill Promotes Recycled Water
Are Farmers To Blame For Nutrients, Algae In Lake Erie?
Constructing A Winding Box Culvert Channel In A Steep, Rocky Canyon
Internal Branding Key To Creating Water Utility Employee Ambassadors
EPA Awarding Close To $13M To Assist Small Water Systems
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Featured Downloads

Safe Drinking Water With UV Disinfection
The source water in Cudahy, a city just south of Milwaukee, is susceptible to contamination and significantly impacted by agricultural and urban runoff. After a Cryptosporidium outbreak in the early 1990s, improved water quality was vital. A UV solution proved to be the best fit for protection against the contaminant within a restrictive space.

Jet Aeration Systems Brochure
KLa jet aeration technology is applicable across a wide range of wastewater and biosolids treatment applications including air activated sludge, SBR, MBR, MBBR, oxidation ditch, aerated stabilization basins, equalization tanks, aerobic digesters, and ATAD.

AMTAX sc Ammonia Analyzer Datasheet
The Hach AMTAX sc Ammonia Analyzer measures NH4-N concentrations as low as 0.02 mg/L and as high as 1,000 mg/L. With a fast, five-minute response time, it enhances control of the nutrient removal process.

A Green Solution For Odor Control Brochure
Ecosorb products use natural ingredients to eliminate industrial smells without the need for harsh chemicals or masking fragrances.

Virtual Tour Of MIOX On-Site Chemical Generators
MIOX on-site disinfectant generator systems are very easy to operate and designed for high efficiency, low lifecycle cost, and reliability. Take the virtual tour to view key elements and scalable options.

Headworks Conveying Systems Brochure
The Screwpactor is a shafted screw conveyor/compactor with optional washing and bagging modules. The stainless-steel housing has several sections, including the perforated drain trough, the transport/wash zone, and the press zone.
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Guest Column

Water Cybersecurity: Encrypt, Encrypt, Encrypt!
Water Cybersecurity: Encrypt, Encrypt, Encrypt!
As system owners and operators, it is your responsibility and that of your colleagues to reduce the attack vectors in your system to the point that it requires too many resources for potential adversaries to continue looking for vulnerabilities.

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Bryneer Brine System
Bryneer Brine System

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Plas-Tanks Industries, Inc.

OMI Industries Remediation Capabilities
OMI Industries Remediation Capabilities

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OMI Industries

WaterPOD Packaged Containerized Treatment Units
WaterPOD Packaged Containerized Treatment Units

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AdEdge Water Technologies

ABS Scavenger Submersible Wastewater Pump
ABS Scavenger Submersible Wastewater Pump

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Sulzer Pumps / ABS USA

Low-Voltage Motor Control Centers
Low-Voltage Motor Control Centers

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Schneider Electric

The Lift Station Solution
The Lift Station Solution

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Vaughan Company

Leopold Performance Filter
Leopold Performance Filter

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Leopold -- A Xylem Brand

Aqua MiniDisk Cloth Media Filtration System
Aqua MiniDisk Cloth Media Filtration System

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Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.

EcoSense pH100A pH Meter
EcoSense pH100A pH Meter

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YSI, a Xylem brand

RDLO: Axially Split Volute Casing Pump
RDLO: Axially Split Volute Casing Pump

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KSB, Inc.

Model 106/206 RPS-RR
Model 106/206 RPS-RR

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Singer Valve Inc

EZ Access Tank
EZ Access Tank

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BakerCorp

Air Docks
Air Docks

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DO2E

Water Distribution System Wireless Monitoring
Water Distribution System Wireless Monitoring

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Telog Instruments, Inc.

Sewper Rx Sludge Reduction System
Sewper Rx Sludge Reduction System

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FOG Control
FOG Control

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In-Pipe Technology Company