Spec a pump enclosure once, live with it for years.
The Lancaster Area Sewer Authority’s (LASA) recent $26.8 million upgrade to its lone wastewater treatment facility promises to reduce the plant’s environmental footprint and save costs by emphasizing energy efficiency and allowing for biosolids reuse.
The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), the research branch of the waste and stormwater industry’s primary trade and lobbying group, is developing a set of tools and data to help communities pursue wastewater and stormwater projects that integrate multiple disciplines while complying with regulations and keeping costs down.
A primer on developing asset management programs to support economically and environmentally sustainable water systems.
While utilities use sophisticated systems to supply clean water as well as collect and treat wastewater, the effort to manage incidents and outages leaves room for improvement. Water utilities often rely on manual processes to handle customer reports of leaks, loss-of-service or quality issues.
A Telemetry Expert Describes How and Why Temporary Mobile I/O Will Transform Remote Asset Management
Looking back on 2015, severe droughts, flat budgets, and insights on decreased reading system life have affected the way utility managers make decisions about water metering systems. As utilities plan for 2016, managers should consider four key water metering technology trends predicted to help utilities meet their water management initiatives in 2016 and beyond
SCADA implementation or enhancement is a collaborative process. One of the hardest challenges is keeping up-to-date on the latest features available and determining whether or not the new benefits offset the cost of implementation.
There’s a lot of talk in the water industry these days about “operating smarter.” But what does “operating smarter” actually mean?
As a professional engineer, you are charged with protecting the public interest. You are obligated to use your training and experience to technically evaluate various project alternatives, analyze financial implications and make expert recommendations as a result.
An Alaska utility may receive a $1 million government grant — despite a recent environmental violation.
As demand grows larger and infrastructure grows older, utilities are often forced to expand, upgrade, and renovate to keep operations running smoothly.
Mexico City is undergoing infrastructure repairs and the upgrade effort has left millions of residents without running water.
If TOTEX (total expenditure) is going to be embraced and succeed, then according to Ham Baker’s Spares Maintenance & Service division, the time has finally arrived for water companies to look at whether operators are ‘using’ important assets correctly, or inadvertently abusing them?
Syrinix, the innovative leader in intelligent pipeline monitoring technologies, recently announces the launch of PipeMinder, the next generation of monitoring hardware set to transform the way utility companies calm their networks and reduce leakage and bursts.
In Albany, NY, some water pipes are so old they were laid when Rutherford B. Hayes was president.
ENSERVCO Corporation (NYSE MKT: ENSV), a diversified national provider of well-site services to the domestic onshore conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries, today announced it has expanded its service mix with the launch of a new water management division -- Heat Waves Water Management, LLC ("HWWM").
Rogue Valley Sewer Services (RVSS) in Oregon serves 77,000 customers through 410 miles of pipe — 90 percent sanitary and the rest stormwater lines — in addition to 35 pump stations, 8,000 manholes, two solid wastewater lagoons, and the operation of Shady Cove wastewater treatment plant.
ESG Operations is pleased to announce that Ni Pacolet Milliken Utilities, LLC, a private utility company, has chosen to partner with ESG for the operations of wastewater utilities located in the state of South Carolina.
Analysts say climate change is not a significant threat to water utilities in the coming year.