Judging by WEFTEC 2015, the water industry is on a roll.
Water Online’s “Math Solutions,” presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on pump performance and efficiency calculations.
The top concerns, trends, and opportunities in water are revealed by a leading voice in the industry — AWWA's CEO, David LaFrance.
As regulations tighten and technology evolves, monitoring and removing pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) from wastewater streams becomes more complex. A laboratory information management system (LIMS) may be the key to managing this complexity.
Water Online contributor Dan Theobald provides a second round of “Math Solutions” devoted to volume calculations (see the initial installment here). Based on 24-plus years of experience in training and consultation, tutorials from “Wastewater Dan” are designed to help the operator both in the field and while sitting for certification exams.
Laboratory technicians are continually pressured to perform more analyses with greater accuracy and better data management. Quality assurance and control are paramount, and customers need results quickly.
Water and wastewater systems must meet stringent regulatory requirements. Accurate, precise, and timely laboratory testing is key to meeting regulations. As permit limits approach — or even go beyond — method detection limits, the ability to customize analyses and train technicians in new techniques is more important than ever.
To achieve its plan to double the Company’s reach, Evoqua is looking to add to its team and ensure it continues to have the best talent in the industry.
When the pressure builds up in the underground systems that distribute water, it doesn’t take a creative mind to imagine what could happen next. The resulting bursts can mean extensive repairs to the pipes, significant restoration to damaged property, and the prospect of lost water revenue pouring out of the system.
If wastewater treatment plant operators have nightmares, it’s a good bet that many of them have to do with sewage overflows. Few events are as catastrophic for a wastewater facility as a surge of water it can’t process being churned out into the public sphere, in violation of environmental regulations, and to the detriment of public health.
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are the digital pulse of water and wastewater treatment plants. Serving as the information hub, SCADA makes the most of the day’s cutting-edge technology and in turn uses it to make the most of the plant’s operations. But how to keep up with a system that evolves as quickly as the greatest minds in the field will allow?
To help utility crews understand the complexities of service line installations, Water Online spoke with Larry Aulich, Director of Product Management for Mueller Co. He discussed the different service connections available and how to ensure that those connections are installed correctly.
Due to their critical role in protecting the health of customers, drinking water treatment systems require a high degree of care and oversight.
A water utility in east Texas is facing a lawsuit because one of its employees was in a wreck with a school bus last year.
Lloyd Martin has been appointed as Chief Executive of British Water. Mr Martin had been serving in the role on an interim basis since March 2016.
Quick thinking by a wastewater treatment worker averted disaster in an Illinois city last week.
The City of Traverse City, Michigan, recently approved a 5-year contract renewal with CH2M for operations and maintenance of the Traverse City Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The Board of Directors of aquaTECTURE is pleased to announce that Peter H. Brooks has been named Vice President of the company’s WaterTalent Business Unit, effective October 17, 2016.
While competing against teams named Motley Poo (Chesapeake Water Environment Assoc), Poo Fighters (Pacific Northwest Water Environment Assoc.), Royal Flush (Water Environment Assoc. of Utah) and Sludge Hammers (Water Environment Assoc. of Ontario), the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Sewer Rats wrapped up their 2016 season during the national Operations Challenge event held at the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference in New Orleans last month.