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Large Turn Down Ratios Important For Pumping Success
Large Turn Down Ratios Important For Pumping Success 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.  Continue Reading...
Water Talent For Hire
Water Talent For Hire 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.  Continue Reading...
Ceramic Membrane Durability Attracts Attention
Ceramic Membrane Durability Attracts Attention 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.”  Continue Reading...
Improving Water Quality Through The Water Distribution System
Improving Water Quality Through The Water Distribution System 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.  Continue Reading...
Eradicating Water Loss Starts With Accurate Flow Measurement
Eradicating Water Loss Starts With Accurate Flow Measurement 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.  Continue Reading...
Rugged Computing For The Water Utility
Rugged Computing For The Water Utility 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.  Continue Reading...
Ozone Disinfection For Water Reuse
Ozone Disinfection For Water Reuse According to Jim Jackson, Director of Municipal Sales for Mazzei Injector Company, we’re a few years away from direct potable reuse, often referred to as “toilet to tap.” However, Jackson is seeing a growing reuse of water in supplementing feed waters to reservoirs, using membrane filtration, UV, multi-media filtration and ozone to purify this water.   Continue Reading...
Layering Water Data From Disparate Systems Creates Clear View Of Assets
Layering Water Data From Disparate Systems Creates Clear View Of Assets Most water professionals are not first-and-foremost IT people, but they do understand the critically important task of keeping their SCADA and other computer systems secure. One of the most critical considerations in doing this is linking disparate systems developed over time together.  Continue Reading...
Mobile Water Treatment Being Used As Permanent Solution
Mobile Water Treatment Being Used As Permanent Solution Pre-packaged and mobile water treatment systems are growing in popularity as both an interim solution and in some cases as a more efficient permanent solution than a more invasive plant upgrade.  Continue Reading...
Partial Shutoff For Partial Service
Partial Shutoff For Partial Service Cutting off service to a customer who hasn’t paid their water bill can be a controversial move for many utilities. But a new product that integrates a shut off valve with an ultrasonic meter may make what has traditionally been an all or nothing decision a little easier.  Continue Reading...