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Calculating Treatment Plant Energy Consumption

Calculating Treatment Plant Energy Consumption

How do you get a handle on your plant’s overall energy consumption? Outside of the EPA’s Energy Star program for water and wastewater, how do you benchmark your performance?  Continue Reading...
Clearing The Air With Activated Carbon

Clearing The Air With Activated Carbon

Think you know activated carbon? The range of capabilities is so robust that operators of all types — drinking water, wastewater, municipal, or industrial — should come to fully understand its usage.  Continue Reading...
Diagnosing And Fixing Flow Measurement Problems

Diagnosing And Fixing Flow Measurement Problems

Utility personnel and engineers want to know more — now more than ever, due largely to drought and water scarcity concerns, according to Greg Webster of McCrometer.  Continue Reading...
Ultrasonic Flowmeters Drive Portability Trend

Ultrasonic Flowmeters Drive Portability Trend

Flowmeter portability is a growing trend as improved flow measurement accuracy and longer battery life allow operators to monitor flow without large capital investment.  Continue Reading...
Wireless Tech Improves Operational Efficiency, Safety At The Plant

Wireless Tech Improves Operational Efficiency, Safety At The Plant

New technology at a plant often means more wires. But adding more wires to existing infrastructure isn’t always feasible, says Patrick Ho, director of systems solutions for the water sector of Eaton Corporation in a recent interview with Water Online Radio.  Continue Reading...
Nutrient Removal In Cold Temperatures

Nutrient Removal In Cold Temperatures

Cold temperatures add another layer of challenges to nutrient removal. In this Water Online Radio interview, Martin Hildebrand, the president of Nelson Environmental, talks about the cold temperature applications in Canada and how new technology can help.  Continue Reading...
Identifying Power System Problems At The Plant— What You Need To Know

Identifying Power System Problems At The Plant— What You Need To Know

Power management is an often overlooked segment of the water industry. But plants require electrical power, and power systems come with their own set of challenges.      Continue Reading...
From Burden To Blessing:  The Value of Resource Recovery

From Burden To Blessing: The Value of Resource Recovery

The name “wastewater” doesn’t accurately describe water that has been used, says Jim Porteous, from Ovivo.   Continue Reading...
How To Determine The Right Dosage For Any Chemical

How To Determine The Right Dosage For Any Chemical

Understanding exactly how much of each chemical is needed is critical.  Too much, and chemicals and money are wasted, too little, there is a risk of not being in compliance with regulations.  Continue Reading...
Piping Gets ‘Disruptive’ With New Tech

Piping Gets ‘Disruptive’ With New Tech

“Success in this age depends not on what has worked in the past but on embracing new transformative thinking and embracing change at all levels,” says Brian Labelle of GF Piping Systems in a recent interview with Water Online radio.  Continue Reading...