Water Online Radio

  1. Pipeline Management: Old Isn’t Always Bad
    7/17/2014

    Bury and forget—that’s how water pipelines are often approached.

  2. Don’t Wait: Detect Leaks In Real Time
    7/17/2014

    We are a society with little patience. We want what we want when we want it, and not a moment later. That same mentality should be applied to water distribution networks, believes Matt Thomas, vice president of business development with Mueller Systems.

  3. Energy-Saving Desalination Technology
    7/16/2014

    As water resources dwindle, more and more focus turns to desalination technologies. In this interview with Water Online Radio, Harland Pond and Thomas Morrison of Grundfos talk about the company’s commitment to innovation and their quest to solve the world’s water problems.

  4. Meter Reading With 5-Minute Interval, Fraction-Of-A-Gallon Resolution Data Logging
    7/16/2014

    What if your water meters contained a cellphone modem instead of an RF chip? And what if Verizon Wireless provided the wireless infrastructure for your meter reading operation? These are some of the questions Transparent Technologies Inc. (T2) grappled with in the early days of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) development.

  5. Meter Reading Gets Future Proofed
    7/15/2014

    As John Fillinger, Director of Utility Marketing for Badger Meter explains in this Water Online Radio interview, utilities no longer need to shoulder the burden of keeping up with technological advances in IT infrastructure on their own.

  6. AMI, Analytics, And The Smart City Evolution
    7/15/2014

    The global utility industry is at a technology tipping point, says Joe Ball, the director of product marketing for Water North America for Itron. In his interview with Water Online Radio, Ball talks innovation and how to provide ratepayers with the technology they want.

  7. Water Main Break Prevention: Valve Selection Is Key
    7/14/2014

    In this Water Online Radio interview, Tim Fallon, product manager with Henry Pratt Company, shares why improper valve operation and selection is often the cause of water main breaks. 

  8. The Problem Every Utility Should Be Working To Fix
    7/14/2014

    In areas with an abundance of water, leak detection isn’t always made a priority. But every utility should be working to reduce non-revenue water, says Marc Bracken, vice president and general manager of Echologics.

  9. Valve Automation At Water Treatment Plants
    7/10/2014

    Valve automation is growing in the municipal water market fueled by increasing regulations and cost savings. It’s particularly prevalent in reverse osmosis, UV, desalination and ultra-filtration plants where there is a high concentration of process valves and pneumatic actuation taking place.

  10. The Benefits Of Single Rolling Diaphragms In Automatic Control Valves
    7/9/2014

    Control valves are normally operated by diaphragms. Traditionally these diaphragms are flat but as Brad Clarke, VP of Sales and Marketing for Singer Valve explains, a control valve featuring a rolling mechanism diaphragm offers some tangible benefits.

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