Water Online Radio

  1. AWWA Looks Towards A Lead-Free Future
    7/26/2016

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently voted to support the National Drinking Water Advisory Council’s (NDWAC) recommendation to remove lead service lines in the aftermath of the Flint, MI, lead contamination catastrophe.

  2. How To Select The Right Pipe Material
    7/26/2016

    In this Water Online Radio interview, Brian LaBelle, Director of Business Development, Water Treatment and Energy, George Fischer Piping Systems, explains how to select the correct piping material for your system. As LaBelle explains, pressure, temperature and chemical compatibility should all be considered alongside dimensions and application.

  3. Alarms Management And SCADA
    7/26/2016

    The ISA standard for alarms management, ISA 18.2 alarms management strategy, was recently released. The standard is a series of best practices for how to create a consistent culture of alarms management in your organization.

  4. Helping Chlorine Out During The Disinfection Process
    7/26/2016

    If you’re still unfamiliar with the name De Nora, it’s time to get acquainted. Traditionally a supplier of plates for electrolytic industries, the company purchased Severn Trent’s equipment business in 2015 and is investing in its core business of disinfection and filtration.

  5. Large Turn Down Ratios Important For Pumping Success
    7/15/2016

    Turn down ratio is an important consideration when selecting a pump. Water Online Radio recently sat down with Bill McDowell, Senior Engineer with Blue-White Industries, to learn more about this important concept.

  6. Water Talent For Hire
    7/15/2016

    aquaTECTURE is a new company in the water market, one built to address a multitude of water industry challenges. From addressing a shortage of operator talent to a shortage of water supply, the California-based Company is launching itself at the largest issues today’s utilities face.

  7. Ceramic Membrane Durability Attracts Attention
    7/15/2016

    Aqua-Aerobic recently merged with METAWATER USA, introducing the latter’s ozone and ceramic membrane technologies to the United States market. In this Water Online Radio interview, Dave Holland, Senior Applications Engineer with Aqua-Aerobic Systems, discusses the benefits of the new membrane, which he describes as “virtually unbreakable.”

  8. Improving Water Quality Through The Water Distribution System
    7/14/2016

    Historically, water utilities have treated the pipes and tanks of their distribution systems as dumb vessels. However, as Peter Fiske, CEO of PAX Water Technologies explains in this Water Online Radio interview, utilities are beginning to recognize that these assets can be used to further improve water quality as it flows through the water distribution system.

  9. Eradicating Water Loss Starts With Accurate Flow Measurement
    7/14/2016

    McCrometer’s Full Profile Insertion (FPI) magnetic flow meter inserts into a pipe via a two-inch hot tap, avoiding the need to cut in a full bore mag. As Dan Hardin, Regional Sales Manager for McCrometer, explains in this Water Online Radio interview, it can then connect to any SCADA or radio system the utility might have to measure flow rate to within half a percent accuracy.

  10. Rugged Computing For The Water Utility
    7/14/2016

    For a long time, rugged devices have been used for specific purposes in the field by operators. With the release of Windows 10 however, Juniper Systems is arming operators with handhelds that are more akin to mobile computers than single parameter data loggers.