LABOR SOLUTIONS & INSIGHTS FOR UTILITY MANAGERS
Happy, Healthy Operators: A Water Provider's Guide To Wellness
All companies want to attract and retain a high-performance work force. Employee wellness programs are a great opportunity to position your organization as an employer of choice while pumping the brakes on rising insurance premiums.
10 (More) Apps For Water And Wastewater Professionals
Mobile technology is so fast-moving that new apps are created each day, with more and more people turning to them for on-the-job solutions. Here are 10 apps geared toward the water/wastewater professional that are worthy of consideration.
Modernize Your Mobile Operation
The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati’s Wastewater Collection Division manages 3,000 miles of main sewer line and services some 200,000 individual customer sewer laterals and accounts that cover nearly 1 million residents and businesses. When things go wrong with those pipes, the division hears about it from customers loud and clear.
PPCPs: Preparing For An Uncertain Regulatory Future
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.
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.
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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?
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.
8 Questions For Every Water Utility After The UCLA Water Main Break
The water and mud from the big water main break that flooded the UCLA campus in Los Angeles in late July left behind several questions that could be asked of every water supplier in the country. Find out for yourself how vulnerable your home town’s water supply is to leaks and breaks with these eight questions. By Ed Osann, NRDC senior water policy analyst
WaterTAP Board Commences Search For CEO
The Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) Board of Directors has commenced a formal search for a new Chief Executive Officer.
City Of Santa Ana, CA Deploys Sedaru For Operational Decision Support And Interactive Capital Planning
IDModeling, Inc., a leading global provider of smart water network software and services, is deploying its flagship smart water enterprise software, Sedaru, for the City of Santa Ana Public Works Agency (City).
10 Years Later, Water Facility Cold Case May Be Reopened
A decade-old tragedy at a water facility may get a second look this year.
Mothballed Water Plant Gets A Second Act
A defunct water treatment plant in Maine may get a second act as a training ground for future water plant employees, who are in increasing demand as skilled, aging workers retire.
Key West Wins 2014 Plant Operations Excellence Award
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recently selected the CH2M HILL-operated Key West Richard A. Heyman Wastewater Treatment Plant to receive its 2014 Plant Operations Excellence Award.
Alleged Fraud By NJ Utility Incenses Locals
Officials in West Deptford, NJ are calling for an investigation into potential fraud at their local water and sewer department.