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  1. See Data Run: Utilities Catch Up With Infrastructure Data Modeling
    8/21/2014

    Technology has the capability to bring people and information together in ways that weren’t possible in years past. Disconnected information has long been a pain point at utilities, but that is being overcome by infrastructure data modeling.

  2. Upcoming Tech: Alternatives To Coal-Based Activated Carbon, Magnetite Ballasted, And More
    8/21/2014

    In this Water Online interview, Paul Rice of Evoqua talks about the company’s variety of technologies which span across a wide range of water treatment solutions. One highlight is Evoqua’s AquaCarb CX, a coconut shell-based activated carbon that offers an alternative to coal-based activated carbon for removing disinfection byproducts, tastes, and odors.

  3. British Virgin Island Dependent On Reliable Freshwater For GDP Growth
    8/19/2014

    Tortola is the largest British Virgin island in the Lesser Antilles with an approximate population of 24,000 residents. 92% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) comes from tourism where close to one million people visit the island every year. As with many island nations without natural aquifers, Tortola must produce all of its drinking water and demand is constantly high. Historically the island has supplied fresh water to residents and visitors through seawater reverse osmosis desalination, but current facilities in operation are deteriorating and this is having a deleterious effect on the island’s environment and marine life.

  4. Chromium Removal System, CRS+6 Transformer
    8/18/2014

    Filtronics offers several technologies to effectively remove metals. Which method you use often depends upon existing circumstances and characteristics of the water. There is no one-size fits-all system because geographic locations of the wells will produce different challenges. The experienced water experts at Filtronics can analyze your water quality data and make a recommendation on the best treatment approach. With almost 40 years of experience, we know what is best.

  5. Water Utilities Own The Value Of Water Equation
    8/18/2014

    I was listening to a web presentation on the value of water and heard this statement: “Most Americans don’t understand the true value of water.” I would argue that most Americans don’t understand the true value of water utilities.

  6. If You Can't Measure It, You Can’t Fix It
    8/15/2014

    Harnessing Aclara Advanced Analytics for Water Balancing, Meter Trending and Meter Right-Sizing Water utility managers today face a conundrum. 

  7. Two AquaDisk Cloth Media Filters Replace Six Granular Media Units, Boosting Capacity 540% And Cutting Backwash Volume By 97%
    8/14/2014

    The Portland, Indiana, Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) had been using six granular-media filter units for tertiary treatment since the 1980s. The plant’s treatment protocol includes fine screens for grit removal, followed by primary clarifiers, trickling filters, aeration basins, secondary clarifiers, the tertiary treatment system, and then chlorine disinfection.

  8. Utilities Get “Smart” About Disaster Preparation
    8/14/2014

    To prepare for an emergency, one of the smartest things a utility can do is have a smart water network, says Tom Mills of Sensus in an interview with Water Online Radio.

  9. Water-Energy Nexus Data Drives Operational Efficiency
    8/14/2014

    When a water manager wants to optimize energy use as part of their operational plan, it helps to have the right software systems in place. Once you do, the big question is how to utilize it to get the most out of the relationship between power and water.

  10. City Solves Reliability And Maintenance Problems For WTP Hypo Feeds
    8/13/2014

    A municipal water quality manager reports replacement of sodium hypochlorite (hypo) vacuum feeder units with a more advanced type at one water treatment plant (WTP) has helped allow for continued reliability for chlorination.