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  • Fear The FOG
    Fear The FOG

    Savannah Mitchell felt her heels sink into the moist, mushy ground and was glad she’d changed into her serviceable, waterproof wellies.

  • Factors To Consider In Order To Achieve Trouble-Free Performance And Efficient Operations
    Factors To Consider In Order To Achieve Trouble-Free Performance And Efficient Operations

    Operating a wastewater facility is no easy task in today’s world. There are many challenges that owners / operators face, including sewage composition, water consumption, and an aging infrastructure.

  • Technology Helps To Inspire Community-WWTP Relationships
    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.

  • Amidst Drought, Smart Meters Offer Relief
    Amidst Drought, Smart Meters Offer Relief

    In a time of pervasive drought throughout the Western United States, combined with the relatively newfound ability to account for every ounce of water treated and distributed, it’s no surprise that huge emphasis has been placed on smart, data-savvy metering.

  • Monsters Protect Pump Station, Weather Storms In Scotland
    Monsters Protect Pump Station, Weather Storms In Scotland

    Pump blockages and rags are a significant barrier to energy and operational efficiencies at pump stations, causing unscheduled shut downs, safety hazards for operators, costly equipment repairs and increased power usage due to a decrease in the pumps’ hydraulic performance. Scottish Water observed these negative effects caused by an influx of wipes and rags throughout a network of area pump stations. Engineers looked to a proven, powerful solution in the form of two JWC Environmental Channel Monster® grinders at one of their most problematic sites.

  • Know By 'Heart': Flow Meter Technology Of The Future
    Know By 'Heart': Flow Meter Technology Of The Future

    To get the latest on the Promag 400 line of electromagnetic flow meters featuring specialized sensor technology, Water Online spoke with Endress+Hauser’s Flow Product Marketing Manager Nathan Hedrick and Environmental Industry Manager Alan Vance. The two served up details on the sensors’ web capabilities, proprietary Heartbeat Technology, and advanced safety features.

  • Get To Know Swan
    Get To Know Swan

    This video gives a brief tour of Swan's products and applications expertise, and also explains why Swan is named Swan.

  • Water Controls Benefit From Close Systems Integrator - Manufacturer Relationship
    Water Controls Benefit From Close Systems Integrator - Manufacturer Relationship

    Primex Controls is a full-service, system-integration company that builds everything from small, pump control panels to full-blown SCADA systems for water plants that serve 50-60 million people. In this Water Online Radio interview, John Buesgens, Business Development Manager with Primex, and Blair Sooley, Account Manager with Trihedral, talk about the value of the vendor integrator relationship for utilities.

  • Technical Article: Ozone Gas Flow Monitoring For Water Treatment Systems
    Technical Article: Ozone Gas Flow Monitoring For Water Treatment Systems

    Many municipal water treatment plants utilize Ozone Treatment Systems to produce clean water for residential and industrial users. While all the various types of water treatment systems have their advantages and disadvantages, Ozone (O3) systems provide excellent disinfection and avoid some of the chemical byproduct problems experienced with the use of chlorination. By Stephen Cox, Fluid Components International

  • AquaSBR System Installed To Increase Capacity In A Small Footprint
    AquaSBR System Installed To Increase Capacity In A Small Footprint

    The West Central Conservancy District (WCCD), located in Hendricks County, IN, was formed to resolve sewer issues that the service area was experiencing with the local utilities company in the mid- ’80s.

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MARINER OMNIPURE® Marine Sanitation Devices MARINER OMNIPURE® Marine Sanitation Devices

The MARINER OMNIPURE® series of Marine Sanitation Devices offer a fresh approach to sewage treatment in the workboat vessel market. With treatment capacities of up to 60 persons (black water) and up to 25 persons (black and gray), the largest unit treats 1,796 gallons (6,800 Liters) of human wastewater per day. The USCG Certified Type II MARINER OMNIPURE units incorporate the same electrolytic treatment benefits of any other OMNIPURE unit, but with the added advantages of less maintenance and a small, compact size to fit vessels in the workboat vessel market.

Monitor AMI Solicon4 Monitor AMI Solicon4

Complete monitoring system for the automatic, continuous measurement of the specific conductivity, concentration of CIP solutions, salinity and TDS in surface water, potable water and cooling water.

Brackish Reverse Osmosis Elements Brackish Reverse Osmosis Elements

With over 40 years of experience in RO membrane innovation, TORAY has developed a new product range of the widely successful low pressure BWRO elements, offering higher durability and better performance than ever before. The new element series outperforms a leading competitor in key test benchmarks, making it the product of choice for low energy brackish water RO processing.

Oxidizing Micropollutants In Water Circulation Oxidizing Micropollutants In Water Circulation

The elimination of micropollutants from our water is a challenge which more and more facilities are having to address. While conventional treatment processes do not remove them completely, oxidation with ozone is proving to be one of the most efficient methods of treatment.

Synergize™ RF Network Data Collector Unit Synergize™ RF Network Data Collector Unit

Aclara’s Synergize™ RF network Data Collector Unit offers unequalled performance and expandability while providing reliable, flexible, two-way communications for all utility meters, whether electric, gas or water.

Service Contracts Service Contracts

Our service contract programs sustain system performance and uptime.

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LATEST INSIGHTS ON SOURCE WATER

  • Celebrating 10 Years Of WaterSense
    Celebrating 10 Years Of WaterSense

    Did you know that two-thirds of the continental U.S. has experienced drought in the last few years? It has left many utilities grappling with water scarcity and the costs of finding new water resources and treatment.

  • How To Remove PFOA And PFOS
    How To Remove PFOA And PFOS

    The Water Research Foundation has released the results of a study testing the most effective method for treating PFOA and PFOS in drinking water.

  • Texas’ Evolving Energy Reality: Clean Energy Uses Less Water
    Texas’ Evolving Energy Reality: Clean Energy Uses Less Water

    It’s been an interesting time for water in Texas. Beyond the incredibly wet and cool spring we’ve been having, Memorial Day saw the second year in a row of record-breaking floods.

  • Take 5: Movies About Water
    Take 5: Movies About Water

    Last month, I attended a municipal open house that was held just a few miles from the Water Online offices. The scene, like that of a movie, triggered thoughts of Hollywood's take on water issues. Just how many movies have featured water as the central theme? I came up with five.

  • Choosing A Corrosion Control Treatment Strategy
    Choosing A Corrosion Control Treatment Strategy

    Here in the post-Flint era of municipal water operations, and for the foreseeable future, the loudest mandate for utilities will be to "get the lead out" of our distribution systems. Until such time that all lead lines are replaced, control strategies will need to be employed.

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  • Measurement Of VigorOx® WWT II Peracetic Acid In Wastewater
    Measurement Of VigorOx® WWT II Peracetic Acid In Wastewater

    Accurate measurement of peracetic acid (PAA) in wastewater is critical for the proper dosing of PAA to meet target microbial reduction targets and to ascertain the concentration of PAA in the plant effluent to meet local regulatory water quality standards. This edition of Wastewater Disinfection Forum discusses the current state of the art in the measurement of PAA in municipal wastewater.

  • Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease
    Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease

    A retreat and camp facility struggling with variable flow conditions and associated wastewater issues turns to a fixed-film treatment system designed just for that application. The results have far exceeded expectations: treatment quality surpasses permit levels and regular operation and maintenance requirements are at an all-time low.

  • Greenhouse Gas Flow Monitoring
    Greenhouse Gas Flow Monitoring

    Last year the EPA implemented new regulations entitled “Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases.” The new regulations called for certain facilities emitting 25,000 metric tons or more per year of specified GHG’s to provide an annual report of their actual GHG emissions. By Allen Kugi, Member Technical Staff, Fluid Components International (FCI)

  • Automation Trends Revealed
    Automation Trends Revealed

    Craig Correia, process automation manager with Festo Corporation, talks about industry drivers for automated systems.

  • ETS-UV Project Profile Industrial Dairy Process Water
    ETS-UV Project Profile Industrial Dairy Process Water

    Our client is a 120 year old, Grade A dairy foods processor located in the Midwest. They pride themselves by providing the highest level of quality and care to produce cheese sauces, dairy drinks and diet shakes.

  • Process Stability And Winter Nitrification In An SBR System – Smithsburg, MD WWTP
    Process Stability And Winter Nitrification In An SBR System – Smithsburg, MD WWTP

    Smithburg, Maryland's Waste Water Treatment Plant faced major capacity issues. During wet winter weather, the plant suffered from settling issues and was unable to sustain MLSS concentrations at a level that would maintain nitrification. As a result, it was exceeding winter effluent ammonia limits.

  • LuminUltra Water (QGA™) Test Kit Datasheet

    The LuminUltra Water (QGA) test kit is based on the measurement of ATP, and is designed for low-solids, low-biomass concentration applications.

  • IFAS System Doubles Ammonia Removal Capacity
    IFAS System Doubles Ammonia Removal Capacity

    In August of 2007, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issued seasonal ammonia discharge limits for the Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), which included a daily maximum ammonia concentration of 2.0 mg/L between the months of May and November.

  • Seawater Reverse Osmosis Element: TM820V-400

    Download the datasheet to learn more about the specifications for the Toray Low Energy sea water RO membrane (TM800V).

  • What Are Sonic Intelligence And Process Intelligence And Their Benefits?
    What Are Sonic Intelligence And Process Intelligence And Their Benefits?

    In level measurement and specifically non-contacting level measurement, ultrasonic and radar technologies are popular across many industries.  They both rely on the time of flight principle to determine the distance to the target or material from which the level can be determined. 

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DRINKING WATER VIDEOS

Kupferle Foundry - #9800i-GENESIS Turbine Powered Automatic Flushing Device With Chlorine Analyzer

The Eclipse i-Series model #9800i-GENESIS is the newest Intelligent Flushing & Monitoring Station Kupferle offers to maintain safe residual levels and remove DBPs from consumers' water. This permanently installed station incorporates a built-in chlorine analyzer to measure and record disinfectant residual levels based on a programmed sampling schedule.

Water Technology Makes Global Waves In Wisconsin

Wisconsin is built on a culture of innovation with a strong history of developing solutions to the world's water challenges--a place where new ideas and technologies advance. Researchers, companies and policy-makers are working together to provide opportunities for companies within emerging industries. Wisconsin has invested and become a global leader in the the rapidly growing water technology industry.

People Drink Sewage Water For The First Time

Rather drink sewage water than LA tap water any day.

$600 Million Plan To Help Flint Proposed By Senate Democrats

A group of Congressional Democratic lawmakers from Michigan has proposed legislation to provide $600 million in financial assistance to help Flint deal with its current water crisis.

Surgeon General’s Statement On Community Water Fluoridation

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy delivers a statement on community water fluoridation.
 

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