DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION
Work is roughly 50 percent complete on a $30-million-plus upgrade of what is considered the most dangerous stretch of road in Augusta, Georgia.
DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION WHITE PAPERS AND CASE STUDIES
Utility Improves Data Accuracy, Customer Service With Advanced Metering Analytics
Bethpage Water District’s (New York) outdated water metering system led to customer service concerns, such as a slow response time for detecting leaks and insufficient data for billing inquiries. By installing new meters and advanced metering analytics software, the district increased visibility into its operations, resulting in greater revenue and improved customer service.
How To Move The Needle Of Energy Consumption
Summer is here, and with it rising temperatures and energy costs. In recent weeks, political unrest in Iraq has caused fuel prices to climb to near record highs, and no relief is in sight. Future-minded water utilities realize any decision made today to help offset future energy consumption is both economically and environmentally wise. With that in mind, utilities across the country are desperately searching for green products and innovations to help them conserve precious resources in the future, and iron pipe is one tool that can help them accomplish this. By Jordan Byrd, AMERICAN
The City Of Brockville Improves Leak Detection & Reduces NRW With LeakFinderRT™
The Water Systems Division of Brockville, a city located in the Thousand Islands region of Eastern Ontario, serves more than 22,000 residents and businesses that call the city home, as well as a portion of the neighboring Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley.
STAR Network System Stands Up To Hurricane Sandy
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the largest public water utility in North America, serving more than 800,000 customers and nine million residents.
Thanks To Digital Upgrade, Castle Rock’s Asset Management Becomes Model For State
With a population of 55,000, the town of Castle Rock, Colorado, was named to “Money” magazine’s list of 100 Best Places to Live in America. It’s also a town on the cutting edge of managing its water, wastewater and storm water system assets with the help of the Hydrant and Valve Inspector from AMERICAN Flow Control (AFC) and Trimble Navigation.
Wingo Water & Sewer Upgrades To ORION® Fixed Network (SE) System From Badger Meter
Located in rural Kentucky, the small town of Wingo may seem like an unlikely candidate to become the first city in the state to employ a complete Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system. However, when it came time to upgrade its meter reading system, the city wanted a comprehensive water utility solution and chose the ORION Fixed Network (SE) system from Badger Meter.
The New Way Is Two-Way – Implementing A Revolutionary R450™ System
Located on Lake Michigan 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, Evanston was named in 1857 for one of the founders of renowned Northwestern University, which predated its surrounding municipality by a couple of years.
Harnessing Advanced Analytics For Water Balancing, Meter Trending And Meter Right-Sizing
Water utility managers today face a conundrum. The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recommends a water utility strive for non-revenue water loss at 10-15 percent, but managers know that many systems lose as much as 50 percent. Discovering where these losses occur is difficult.
Dewatering Never Sounded So Good: Noise Management At Metropolitan Utility Repair Sites
When the jobsite is in an urban or metropolitan area measures must be taken to try to minimize the perception of nuisance or harm. Utility contractors face this situation often when they are called to make repairs.
Refusing To Get Rusty As HP PROTECTUS® III Stands Up To Ocean Air
The City of Pompano Beach is a growing city of more than 101,000 residents.
DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION APPLICATION NOTES
Hydrant Pressure Monitoring Application Note
One of the most popular uses for the Telog Hydrant Pressure Recorders (HPRs) is to monitor and analyze customer pressure complaints. The HPR is ideally suited for this application because it is rugged, highly portable, and can give a complete, time stamped picture of the pressure differential between the customer’s water pressure and the water pressure being delivered by the utility.
Water Distribution System Wireless Monitoring Application Note
Providing water distribution monitoring solutions since 1987, Telog continues to offer the industry’s leading remote data acquisition system including the most comprehensive family of battery powered, environmentally rugged wireless monitors available from any single supplier.
Wireless PRV Monitoring Application Note
Pressure reducing valves (PRVs) are used throughout water distribution systems to reduce pipeline pressure to a predetermined set point. This decreases water loss and prevents pipe breaks.
Leak Detection Using Conductivity
Virtually all industries from food and beverage to chemical processing use heat exchangers, condensers,or jacketed vessels. Leakage of the process into the cooling water represents a loss of product and can be a source of fouling or corrosion in the cooling water system.
How To Read An Encoder
The HR-E LCD encoder has a 9-digit Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) to show consumption, flow and alarm information. The display automatically toggles between 9-digit and 6-digit consumption, rate of flow and meter model.
Pipe Repair On A Budget
A new pipe-repair solution promises to save time and money, while also being sustainable, long-lasting, fully scalable, and safe for workers.
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LATEST INSIGHTS ON DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION
Smart Metering Not An All Or Nothing Proposition
Water utilities of all sizes face daunting challenges. Small utilities face the same challenges as large utilities, but have to do more with less.
Emergency Tank Repair Prevention And Preparation — Avoid Winter Woes
Drinking water tanks are surrounded by threats daily, but most problems associated with emergency tank repairs can be prevented. Extra time and maintenance may be needed to ensure the tank is protected, and water operators should have an effective plan to restore water services if a tank emergency does occur.
Replacing The Right Main At The Right Time
The 100-year main replacement cycle isn’t always best — it can lead to replacing mains that have years of remaining useful life.
Water Utilities Push For AMI And AMR Standardization
Through research organization collaboration and teamwork, a number of major U.S. utilities are fighting for freedom of choice in advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and automatic meter reading (AMR).
Smarter Meters Help Plug Leaks In Bayonne, NJ — Over 800 Detected
Water is relatively inexpensive in the context of your overall household budget. On average, the cost of water is less than a penny a gallon. That makes it all too easy to waste.