ASSET MANAGEMENTMore Asset Management
ASSET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS & INSIGHTS FOR UTILITY MANAGERS
Redundant Mobile Control Center Maximizes Plant Operating Efficiencies
The City of Geneva is located on the Seneca Lake in the wine-producing area of New York known as the Finger Lakes region.
The Top Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Projects In North America
CG/LA Infrastructure has released its annual ‘Strategic 100 North America’ report, a ranking of the highest-value public projects set to move forward in the next 18 months, and only nine of the 100 are from the water/wastewater sector. What gives?
5 Tips For The 100-Year Storage Tank
Treatment plant showrunners are constantly looking for ways to conserve. But few realize that one of the simplest ways to save money in the long run concerns the ubiquitous behemoths surrounding the plant. They fail to properly maintain their storage tanks.
Everything You Need To Know About Membrane Replacement
In this short tutorial, an expert from GE Water & Process Technologies talks about membrane replacement -- when to replace them, how to do it, and much more. You'll also hear from a GE customer to see why they replaced their membranes and what happened as a result.
Utah Water District Saves Time And Resources, Improves Accuracy By Upgrading Sensors And Analyzers
Monitoring chlorine and fluoride levels in the drinking water of Utah’s Taylorsville-Bennion Improvement District used to be expensive, labor intensive, and often sensitive to interference from the variable frequency drives used to operate the chlorine injection pumps. That is, until the district upgraded to Rosemount Analytical free chlorine and fluoride sensors and analyzers from Emerson Process Management.
UTILITY MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS AND SERVICESMore Utility Management Products and Services
REGULATION UPDATES FOR UTILITY MANAGEMENT
Technology Helps To Inspire Community-WWTP Relationships
The relationship between the wastewater treatment plant and the community it serves is a delicate one. Unfortunately, politics gets involved because many plant improvements are purchased with municipal bonds.
People Leverage Technology To Transform Plant Processes
Regardless of how the many wastewater treatment plants across North America and the world are configured, their missions are the same. At the core of their operations, these facilities are charged with maximizing the efficiency of managing their wastewater and water resources.
A Water Network For Economic Vitality
Those in the water industry know water is essential for life and brings economic value, but the economic role of water is often not as well understood by the general public. This paper reviews the history and development of our transportation, electrical, and energy infrastructure and then presents a plan for our nation’s water to be augmented from where we have it abundantly to where we badly need it.
VSD Value: Why You Should Invest In Variable Speed Drives
A Q&A with Matthew Gormley and Gerald Dixon of Schneider Electric, who explain the functionality, operational advantages, and cost savings associated with variable speed drives (VSDs).
7 Things To Consider Before A Smart Meter Rollout
More than 45% of installed water meters in North America are equipped with automated meter reading technology, according to a recent IHS Technology 2014 report (“Water Meters Report – 2014”).
ASSET MANAGEMENT NEWS
In Des Moines, Nitrates Exacerbating Infrastructure Crisis
Des Moines is in the midst of an intense struggle to mitigate nitrates in its water, and the effort may require hefty infrastructure upgrades.
Innovyze InfoMaster Connects With WinCan Automated Data Import To Power Smart Wastewater Asset Management
Expanding the boundaries of smart water network innovation, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the addition of automated data import from WinCan software (CD Lab AG, Murten, Switzerland) to InfoMaster, its industry-leading GIS-centric analytical asset management software.
Framework Unveiled To Aid In Controlling Utility Water Losses
The largest association of California drinking water professionals recently announced the formation of a program to educate and assist drinking water agencies in understanding and reducing unnecessary losses of precious water.
Bullet Pollution Threatens Water Quality In Florida
The cleanup of a lead-polluted property in Florida has stalled after years of political squabbling over how to fund an overhaul at the controversial site.
Echologics Opens Innovation Site To Advance Smart Water Technology For Water Main Leak Detection And Pipeline Condition Assessment
Echologics has opened a new innovation site dedicated to testing “smart” solutions for leak detection and pipe condition assessment, representing a significant commitment to addressing the growing challenge of aging water main infrastructure.
For Utilities, Conservation Means Leak, Odor, Revenue Headaches
When droughts strike and conservation measures are imposed, utilities face challenges beyond just revenue and an insecure water supply. Leaks and foul odors are part and parcel with water usage cutbacks.
CH2M To develop “Preparation Of Vision And Strategic Master Plan For Water Supply, Sewerage System & Asset Management” For Bangalore Water Supply And Sewerage Board
Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has selected CH2M to develop a visionary strategic master plan that will help the Indian city of Bengaluru meet its water and wastewater infrastructure needs through 2050.
Patriot Environmental Services Announces The Acquisition Of A Wastewater Treatment Facility In Orange, CA, Now Called Patriot WasteWater
Patriot Environmental Services, Inc. announces the acquisition of the Klean Waters, Inc. wastewater treatment facility in Orange, CA and the creation of its new operating subsidiary, Patriot WasteWater, LLC.
Civil Engineers Launch Nation’s First Utilities Pipeline And Surveying Institute
With the premier of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) new Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI), civil engineers have one more reason to “dig” their profession.
‘Slew’ Of Broken Water Mains Sends Message To L.A.
Water infrastructure in Los Angeles made national headlines last July when a massive water main break on UCLA's campus posed a danger to students.