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Math Solutions: More Flow Rate Conversion Calculations
This edition of Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on flow rate conversion calculations.
10 Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals
Smartphones, when programed with the right apps, can serve important functions at wastewater and water treatment facilities. These 10 apps make it easier to do everything from calculating chemical dosages to installing the right size sewage pipes.
An Overview Of The New Hazard Communication Standard With The GHS
The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classification and labeling of chemicals is a logical, comprehensive, and international approach.
First Nationwide Operator Certification Standards Released
The Association of Boards of Certification recently released Model Standards of Operator Certification—the first nationwide, uniform standards for certification programs for those who manage water and wastewater systems.
Math Solutions: Wet Well Flow Rate Calculations
Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on a variety of calculations necessary for plant operations and operator certification. Here Dan tackles wet well calculations, with a bonus calculation for determining flow in cubic feet.
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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”).
Sensor Maintenance Made Easy With Predictive Diagnosis
As winter sets in across the country, those trips outside to take a reading or conduct scheduled maintenance on your water quality instruments aren’t quite so inviting. But what if your instruments could save you the trip? Predictive diagnosis is set to become the operator’s new best friend.
4 Signs You Are Ready To Upgrade Your Wastewater Treatment Plant
There are a whole variety of reasons why operators and managers come to the decision that its time to upgrade their wastewater treatment plants.
On-Site Chlorine Generation: The Answer For This Reuse System
By making hypochlorite solution only as needed, the compact Constant Chlor unit brings efficiency, consistency to water reuse system.
What’s The Best Region For Water Jobs?
Minnesota is claiming a lofty title: The state says it is one of the top locations in the world for water innovation.
Service Authority Wins Prestigious Safety Award
The Prince William County Service Authority is proud to announce that the H.L. Mooney Advanced Water Reclamation Facility has won the 2014 Water Environment Federation(WEF) George W. Burke Facility Safety Award.
A Review Of The 2015 MCAA Compensation Report
It is widely accepted that industry in general, and high-tech based industries in particular, have been facing a tremendous “brain drain” as so-called Baby Boomers are retiring and taking with them years of knowledge and experience.
TRA CReWSers Win The 2015 Operations Challenge Competition
The TRA CReWSers of the Water Environment Association of Texas, took top honors late yesterday at the 28th annual Operations Challenge competition.
Police Intervene Against Water Utility Threats In Oklahoma
A water line maintenance worker in Oklahoma City is facing accusations that he posed an urgent and deadly threat to his co-workers.
NGWA Publishes New Guidance On Hydrogeology’s Impact On Large-Scale Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
NGWA Press, the publishing arm of the National Ground Water Association, just released its long-anticipated newest title, Understanding Hydrogeology and Its Impact on Large-Scale Geothermal Heat Pump Systems.