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  • Energy-Saving Desalination Technology
    Energy-Saving Desalination Technology

    As water resources dwindle, more and more focus turns to desalination technologies. In this interview with Water Online Radio, Harland Pond and Thomas Morrison of Grundfos talk about the company’s commitment to innovation and their quest to solve the world’s water problems.

  • How To Wipe Out 'Flushable' Wipes
    How To Wipe Out 'Flushable' Wipes

    More than two years ago, Jefferson Parish, LA, installed Flygt Experior pumps at their worst-performing lift stations — sites that were plagued by clogging, overflows, and daily maintenance requirements. One of the main culprits was nonwoven fabrics, aka "flushable" wipes, which have become a nationwide nuisance for wastewater utilities.

  • Triple Threat Creates A Tough Challenge For Pennsylvania Water Authority
    Triple Threat Creates A Tough Challenge For Pennsylvania Water Authority

    A well-known university, a busy main street, a 100-year-old pipeline and a tight deadline made for a tough challenge for crews attempting to install a 12-inch AMERICAN Fastite pipe in State College, Pennsylvania, this past summer.

  • Water-Energy Nexus Data Drives Operational Efficiency
    Water-Energy Nexus Data Drives Operational Efficiency

    When a water manager wants to optimize energy use as part of their operational plan, it helps to have the right software systems in place. Once you do, the big question is how to utilize it to get the most out of the relationship between power and water.

  • A Water Network For Economic Vitality
    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.

  • Faster Time To Bill
    Faster Time To Bill

    What is the value of faster, more reliable water meter readings? According to Montgomery Water Works, it’s huge – both in terms of time to bill and in customer service. Watch this video to see how Neptune Territory Manager Kevin Smith helped provide the answers for the accurate information needed for monthly billing and more proactive management.

  • Innovative AMI Answers Prove Value Of Water Metering
    Innovative AMI Answers Prove Value Of Water Metering

    Westwood, California was billing its water using a flat rate system. According to Community Services District General Manager Randy Buchanan, most customers in his service area had no idea how much water they were using, as no services were metered.

  • VTScada Device Driver Library Datasheet

    VTScada provides maximum flexibility when choosing monitoring and control devices by supporting most industry standard and even many proprietary I/O protocols. Contact us if you don’t see the driver you want as we can create new drivers to suit virtually any need.

  • Oxelia: An Ozone-Enhanced Biologically Active Filtration System
    Oxelia: An Ozone-Enhanced Biologically Active Filtration System

    Xylem’s Leopold Oxelia is designed for municipal wastewater treatment. The ozone-enhanced biologically active filtration system and multi-barrier solution combines ozone, filtration and analytical instrumentation to deliver optimal wastewater treatment for water reuse and discharge into sensitive waters.

  • Pulp And Paper Manufacturer Significantly Increases Production While Complying With Discharge Limitations
    Pulp And Paper Manufacturer Significantly Increases Production While Complying With Discharge Limitations

    A U.S.-based pulp and paper manufacturer required high purity process and boiler feed water. It was using water from a local well and treating it with a 150 gpm conventional RO system operating at 75% recovery, but this was creating 50 gpm of wastewater – over 26 million gallons per year.

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DRINKING WATER PRODUCTS

Submersible Sewage Pump Type ABS XFP CB Plus

Submersible Sewage Pump Type ABS XFP CB Plus

Submersible sewage pump type ABS XFP CB Plus is designed for municipal and industrial wastewater equipped with premium efficiency IE3-level motor. Suitable for clean water and wastewater, sewage with sludge and high contain of rags, solids and fibrous material.

FPC 100 Automatic Pump Controller

FPC 100 Automatic Pump Controller

FPC 100 allows automatic pump operation without using floats or level sensors. When the FPC 100 is installed in the control box, it closely monitors pump-operating power, shutting it off when water is not being pumped.

Separating VOCs From The Sample Matrix

Separating VOCs From The Sample Matrix

Purge and Trap Background 
When using a concentrator system, it is not essential to understand how it works. However, a good grasp of the fundamentals helps you prevent problems and assists you when you are faced with tasks such as method development and troubleshooting. This section is not intended to be a full theoretical evaluation of purge and trap gas chromatography. The main purpose is to help you develop an understanding of how and why compounds are concentrated.

FS 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer

FS 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer

OI Analytical, a brand of Xylem (USA) is pleased to offer the new Flow Solution™ (FS) 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer for wastewater and environmental lab markets. Ideal for daily compliance monitoring and measuring a vast assortment of parameters, the new FS 3700 is easy to use with an enhanced user interface and intuitive controls. Innovative technologies built in to the FS 3700 have also enabled higher accuracy and precision of measurements and improved detection limits.

Monitor AMI Turbiwell WhiteLED; Auto-drain

Monitor AMI Turbiwell WhiteLED; Auto-drain

High precision, non-contact nephelometer, approved alternative method to US EPA 180.1, for the continuous measurement of turbidity in potable water.

Envirex® Biological Treatment and Clarification

Envirex® Biological Treatment and Clarification

Evoqua's biological treatment and clarification business is rooted in the first chain systems applied to a wastewater plant. A REX® system from the Chain Belt Company, a precursor to Envirex®, was installed in 1910 and operated for almost seventy years with the support of our experts and aftermarket services. Envirex branded wastewater technologies from Evoqua has continued to be an innovative leader for equipment designs and services for aeration, biological treatment, anaerobic treatment, clarification, digestion, and separation treatment equipment for municipal and industrial applications.

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  • The Long Journey Of An Energy-Water Bill In Texas
    The Long Journey Of An Energy-Water Bill In Texas

    Being an environmental advocate in Texas may seem like an uphill battle, and I make no bones about the fact it most certainly is.

  • 10 Tech Discoveries From ACE15
    10 Tech Discoveries From ACE15

    Although drought was a particularly dominant theme this year, ACE15 offered its usual plethora of solutions for all water practitioners. The event drew in excess of 10,000 attendees from around the world with problems as varied as the systems they represent. Lucky for them, there were more than 500 exhibitors on hand at the Anaheim Convention Center with potential answers. Among the many, here are 10 products that have particular potential.

  • Straight Talk On Radiation
    Straight Talk On Radiation

    From time-to-time I write on topics that are related to water and wastewater as a "backgrounder" so that those involved in the field can gain a wider perspective and have available to them a cogent explanation minus jargon on various topics. By Dr. J.H. Wakefield

  • Extreme Wastewater Treatment: Deconstructing Chemical Weapons
    Extreme Wastewater Treatment: Deconstructing Chemical Weapons

    Can a filter save the world? Maybe not, but this application highlights the role of innovative water treatment technologies in protecting the health and welfare of the planet.

  • Beauty And The Beads
    Beauty And The Beads

    As a young woman in America, I walk around every day with a target on my back ready to be shot at by marketing campaigns.

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • Case Study: NDMA Treatment For Water Reuse
    Case Study: NDMA Treatment For Water Reuse

    Groundwater pumping in the Los Alamitos, California area over the last century has caused groundwater levels to drop, allowing seawater to intrude into the local groundwater aquifer. To prevent additional infiltration by seawater, a coastline barrier of wells injecting fresh water has been in place since 1965. Until recently, imported potable drinking water was injected into the aquifer. However, the Alamitos Barrier now utilizes highly-treated recycled water for this application, and our TrojanUVPhox™ is part of the process.

  • MEMCOR® CS Submerged Membrane System For Tertiary Water Reuse
    MEMCOR® CS Submerged Membrane System For Tertiary Water Reuse

    MEMCOR® CS submerged-membrane microfiltration systems help OCWD reuse treated municipal wastewater, improving water supply sustainability for a growing population.

  • Validation Of Environmental Water Methods On One System
    Validation Of Environmental Water Methods On One System

    Water quality laboratories across the nation are faced with both a rising level of water quality awareness amongst the general public, as well as rising costs in water quality monitoring. As a result, laboratories are looking for more efficient ways to provide higher quality monitoring.

  • How To Install pH Sensors
    How To Install pH Sensors

    This article is for those of you who need to install a new or redo an existing pH loop. These tips can help ensure accurate and consistent readings.

  • Non-Invasive Assessment Of Buried Pipe
    Non-Invasive Assessment Of Buried Pipe

    There can be few things worse than having your customer-base in a drought-plagued state like California watch as thousands of gallons of freshly-treated drinking water erupt from a burst main. In a world where water is becoming increasingly precious, utilities are becoming more proactive in identifying leaks and fixing problems before catastrophes occur.

  • A Vacuum System That Truly Cleans The Basin Floor
    A Vacuum System That Truly Cleans The Basin Floor

    Brentwood’s SedVac Sediment Removal System can be used across a wide range of sludge removal applications because of its ability to remove the compression zone layer of settled solids that traditional pipe systems leave behind. SedVac’s unique design funnels the sludge and scrapes the floor, resulting in consistent solids removal of 3 percent concentration without wasting water or clogging.

  • Targeted Algal Management Plan To Address Taste And Odor Problem
    Targeted Algal Management Plan To Address Taste And Odor Problem

    Lake John Hay is located six miles northwest of Salem, Indiana and is used for drinking water and tournament and recreational fishing. With an average depth of 14-15 feet, it is ideal for algae and plant growth. The persistent, recurring algae blooms was causing taste and odor problems, which led to frequent complaints.

  • Don’t Wait: Detect Leaks In Real Time
    Don’t Wait: Detect Leaks In Real Time

    We are a society with little patience. We want what we want when we want it, and not a moment later. That same mentality should be applied to water distribution networks, believes Matt Thomas, vice president of business development with Mueller Systems.

  • A Beginner’s Guide To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation
    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.

  • 10 Questions (And Answers) That May Change The Way You Aerate
    10 Questions (And Answers) That May Change The Way You Aerate

    With nutrient control becoming more of a concern and prompting ever-increasing regulations, biological wastewater treatment processes must be scrutinized and optimized like never before. To that end, KLa Systems, which specializes in custom-designed mixing and aeration technologies necessary for biological wastewater treatment, answers 10 important questions related to aeration equipment.

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DRINKING WATER VIDEOS

Putting Drinking Water To The Test

Putting Drinking Water To The Test

Appearing on The Weather Channel's "Wake Up With Al" morning show, water expert Dan Theobald puts drinking water to the test by measuring total dissolved solids (TDS) in tap water samples from Brooklyn, Manhattan, and New Jersey, as well as bottled water samples.

Science Safeguards Drinking Water From Harmful Algal Blooms

Toxins from harmful algal blooms are increasingly contaminating source waters, as well as the drinking water treatment facilities that source waters supply. EPA researchers are helping the treatment facilities find safe, cost effective ways to remove the toxins and keep your drinking water safe.

Earth Day Outreach: Insights On Water Conservation And Quality

Earth Day Outreach: Insights On Water Conservation And Quality

"Wastewater Dan” talks with FOX 4 News Kansas City about drought conditions in California and procedures to conserve water in the home. He also demonstrates the use of a total dissolved solids (TDS) meter to test drinking water quality, and interprets the results.

Royal Opening For Sulzer's New Middlesbrough Service Centre

Sulzer’s new, purpose-built Service Centre in Middlesbrough has been officially opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, who was given a tour of the new facility by Arthur Grant, the Service Centre Manager.

EPA Administrator Speaks At 40th Anniversary Of Safe Drinking Water Act

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy speaks at the 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) on December 9, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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