LABOR SOLUTIONS & INSIGHTS FOR UTILITY MANAGERS
Math Solutions: Conversion Calculations
Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on specific math solutions for operator certification exam preparation.
Math Solutions: Waste Activated Sludge (WAS) Calculations
Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), provides an understanding of the sometimes difficult calculations involved in achieving wastewater operator certification.
A Beginner’s Guide To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation
Why buy, transport, and store chlorine when you can make your own? Here are nine questions to consider before adopting the practice.
One Water Communication: Standardizing How We Communicate Visually About Water
I believe that we value what we know. We use scales, models and frameworks to help us understand complex matters and materials. Review the conceptual models and categorization efforts of Daniel Defoe, Charles Darwin, Anders Celsius, John Smith Elgin Marbles, Seamus Heaney, Tycho Brahe, Captain Bligh, and my favorite, Rear Admiral Francis Beaufort, author and developer of the Beaufort Wind Scale.
4 OSHA Changes To Be Aware Of In 2015
The utility sector mirrors what happens with the general industry and construction sectors throughout America.
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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.
A New York Integrator Compares Hosted And Traditional SCADA
The typical SCADA system is a diverse collection of hardware and software spread over a large geographical area.
Water Management And Sustainability In Canadian Cities
With climate change already showing adverse effects on our local resources, people, landscapes and infrastructure, what does this mean for the future of sustainable Canadian cities?
EPA Training Grants Create Job Opportunities Across The Country
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced recently the selection of 19 communities in 17 states and territories for approximately $3.6M in Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grants. Each grantee will receive up to $192,300 to operate environmental training programs to clean up Brownfields sites in economically distressed communities.
Inadequate Water Supply Killed Ohio Firefighters
An insufficient water supply contributed to the deaths of two Ohio firefighters, according to the federal government.
AWWA's Annual Conference & Exposition Professional Sessions Focus On Total Water Solutions
The American Water Works Association and its local section partner, the California-Nevada Section, have compiled a professional program for this year’s Annual Conference& Exposition that will focus on Total Water Solutions to address the changing needs of the global water community.
Worker Dies At Chrysler Wastewater Plant
A worker died while performing maintenance at a wastewater facility on May 5.
State Regulators Respond As Water-Industry Engineers Retire
Tennessee is trying to plug the water-sector "brain drain," a problem that poses major risks to water utilities as a generation of engineers and other highly-skilled workers retire.
Full Metal Racket: Metal Thieves Take On The Water Industry
As the metals market heats up, metal theft has become a frequent headache for water utilities.