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  • Flygt Mixers Clear Sediment And Save Man-Hours For San Antonio Utility
    Flygt Mixers Clear Sediment And Save Man-Hours For San Antonio Utility

    For almost 50 years, CPS Energy of San Antonio has drawn water from the San Antonio River to recharge two man-made lakes that provide cooling water for their power plants.

  • Upcoming Tech: Alternatives To Coal-Based Activated Carbon, Magnetite Ballasted, And More
    Upcoming Tech: Alternatives To Coal-Based Activated Carbon, Magnetite Ballasted, And More

    In this Water Online interview, Paul Rice of Evoqua talks about the company’s variety of technologies which span across a wide range of water treatment solutions. One highlight is Evoqua’s AquaCarb CX, a coconut shell-based activated carbon that offers an alternative to coal-based activated carbon for removing disinfection byproducts, tastes, and odors.

  • Ultrasonic vs. 'Old School' Water Meters
    Ultrasonic vs. 'Old School' Water Meters

    In this Q&A, Water Online posed questions to Greg Land of Master Meter on the value of ultrasonic flow meters versus previously installed technologies.

  • Variable Speed Wastewater Pumping
    Variable Speed Wastewater Pumping

    Wastewater pumps have traditionally been operated in an on-off mode for small as well as large wastewater pump stations. Because the inflow of wastewater is varying over time and is often only a fraction of a pump’s required capacity engineers have looked for ways to operate wastewater pumps at a reduced capacity in order to optimize performance while reducing operating costs.

  • Coal Yard Runoff Compliance Using Actiflo® Technology
    Coal Yard Runoff Compliance Using Actiflo® Technology

    Storm water runoff from a 37-acre coal storage yard utilized as part of daily operations at an industrial site in Southwestern Pennsylvania posed a problem when the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) updated the facility’s NPDES permit.

  • How Do You Build A Heavier Floc And Let It Sink And Settle Faster?
    How Do You Build A Heavier Floc And Let It Sink And Settle Faster?

    That’s a question that Jim Georger, regional sales manager with Kruger, a division of Veolia, discussed with Water Online Radio recently.

  • AMERICAN Spiral-Welded Steel Pipe And Big Easy Flood Control
    AMERICAN Spiral-Welded Steel Pipe And Big Easy Flood Control

    If you think Hurricane Katrina was the first time New Orleans suffered major flood damage, think again. Flooding has been as much a part of New Orleans’ 300-year history as jazz, jambalaya and French Quarter juke joints.

  • Optimize Ozone For Wastewater Reuse
    Optimize Ozone For Wastewater Reuse

    Over the past several years, we've had overwhelming response and feedback to several articles we've written about using ozone for water and wastewater disinfection. The profound drought across many areas of the country has piqued interest in this wastewater reuse, and more specifically how ozone can play a role. This article answers some of the most common questions about ozone systems for wastewater applications. 

  • People Leverage Technology To Transform Plant Processes
    People Leverage Technology To Transform Plant Processes

    Regardless of how the many wastewater treatment plants across North America and the world are configured, their missions are the same. At the core of their operations, these facilities are charged with maximizing the efficiency of managing their wastewater and water resources.

  • Desalination Serves Coastal Argentine City
    Desalination Serves Coastal Argentine City

    When a series of water crises in 2014 disrupted conventional utility services in the coastal Argentine city of Caleta Olivia, the city needed a way to ensure an uninterrupted water supply.

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DRINKING WATER PRODUCTS

LAGOON MASTER™ Sludge Activating Aerator

LAGOON MASTER™ Sludge Activating Aerator

Recreational ponds, wastewater lagoons, fish grow-out ponds and small, shallow lakes have always exhibited the problem of organic matter collecting on the bottom and eventually becoming polluted.  Wastewater lagoons are especially fraught with problems because their purpose is to clean the wastewater to the point that it can be released back into the environment.  Over the years many different things have been attempted to assist in degrading the organic matter that builds up in the “sludge” on the bottom of these water bodies.

VertiCel® Wastewater Treatment Systems

VertiCel® Wastewater Treatment Systems

The VertiCel® system is superior to other aeration technologies because it saves energy and space, while producing an unparalleled effluent quality. It is ideally suited for wastewater treatment plants with process flows above two million gallons per day. The VertiCel® tanks in series design consists of an aerated-anoxic tank followed by an aerobic tank. 

Hydra-Pol®

Hydra-Pol®

Veolia Water Technologies Canada’s polymer preparation and dosing system is designed to prepare and activate our many types of dry polymer. The Hapman Posiportion™ volumetric feeder technology introduces dry polymer (from 25 kg bags or super sacks) into the dampening system. The volumetric feeder includes a flexible hopper with external agitators to reduce the formation of arches and associated maintenance. The output of the volumetric feeder is equipped with an automatic shut-off valve which prevents any contact between moisture and dust.

Improve Clarifier Capacity and Efficiency with a FEDWA Upgrade

Improve Clarifier Capacity and Efficiency with a FEDWA Upgrade

Clarifier Capacity Issues?  Consider the Envirex® FEDWA baffle system.

Torch Combustion TOC/TN Analyzer

Torch Combustion TOC/TN Analyzer

Tekmar’s newest addition to the TOC analyzer product line, the Torch, utilizes a patent Static Pressure Concentration (SPC) for the analysis of TOC/TN using high temperature combustion.

NIROBOX: Tap Into Clean Water

NIROBOX: Tap Into Clean Water

With innovative NIROBOX, the pre-treatment, SWRO treatment, and post-treatment equipment are all housed in one box. Because NIROBOX is delivered in one 40 foot container, it saves space, conserves energy, and enables easy installation and relocation. The plug & play system is ideal for construction sites, mining camps, remote communities, and more.

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LATEST INSIGHTS ON WATER SCARCITY

  • The Colorado River Alliance: A Proposal
    The Colorado River Alliance: A Proposal

    The Western United States has always been an elusive project for industrious American pioneers.

  • Surviving Drought: Utility Action Plans That Work
    Surviving Drought: Utility Action Plans That Work

    After more than three years of severe drought, utilities in California can attest to the value of preparation — even if they found out the hard way, through inaction.

  • 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.

  •  California Is Not Running Out Of Water, It Is Running Out Of Cheap Water
    California Is Not Running Out Of Water, It Is Running Out Of Cheap Water

    The ongoing water crisis in California has generated some dire predictions about the state's future. But California isn’t running out of water. It’s running out of cheap water.

  • Keeping Innovation Afloat: The Desal Prize
    Keeping Innovation Afloat: The Desal Prize

    During the week of April 6th, five teams of engineers, innovators, and water experts convened at the Bureau of Reclamation’s Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility in New Mexico to compete in the Desal Prize.

  • Florida Emerging As Key U.S. Water Market
    Florida Emerging As Key U.S. Water Market

    Water stress across the U.S. is taking on greater significance and Florida’s increasing pipeline of opportunities cannot be overlooked.

  • A Promise To Our Children To Save Water In Texas
    A Promise To Our Children To Save Water In Texas

    It’s no secret that Texas is currently in the midst of a multi-year drought – yet the vast majority of our electricity comes from sources that contribute to this prolonged drought, namely coal, nuclear, and natural gas. All of these energy sources require copious amounts of water to produce electricity.

  • UAE’s Rain Enhancement Program Addresses Key Technical Challenges
    UAE’s Rain Enhancement Program Addresses Key Technical Challenges

    Some regional governments are looking at rain enhancement as an under-explored option for arid and semi-arid countries to strengthen their water sustainability.

  • Water Utilities Become Smarter In Tackling Scarcity
    Water Utilities Become Smarter In Tackling Scarcity

    Utilities around the world face ever-increasing demand for water as a result of population growth, ongoing urbanization, and rapidly growing economic activity in areas where water supply is already limited.

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • E-Series® Ultrasonic Meter Animation Video
    E-Series® Ultrasonic Meter Animation Video

    E-Series Ultrasonic water meters from Badger Meter use solid-state technology in a compact, totally encapsulated, weatherproof, and UV-resistant housing, suitable for residential and commercial applications.  Equipped with an easy-to-read, 9-digit LCD display, the Ultrasonic meter presents consumption, rate of flow, reverse-flow indication, and alarms.  With no moving parts, the E-Series meter also improves reliability and has greater extended low flow accuracy compared to other positive displacement meters; accurate to +/-3%.

  • Echologics EchoShore Demonstration
    Echologics EchoShore Demonstration

    As a leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection and pipe condition assessment, Echologics is dedicated to helping water utilities reduce water loss.

  • The Reward Of Risk: New Tech Pays Off
    The Reward Of Risk: New Tech Pays Off

    The engineering community can sometimes be wary of trying anything other than the technologies they are already accustomed to, says Rich Cavagnaro of Adedge, a purification technology company with a focus on nitrates and radionuclides.

  • Leak Detection And Management
    Leak Detection And Management

    These days, operators and managers of water treatment plants are losing sleep. Why? Because they may be losing water.

  • Double Containment Piping Systems And Other Innovations From WEFTEC 2014
    Double Containment Piping Systems And Other Innovations From WEFTEC 2014

    In this exclusive Water Online video from WEFTEC 2014, Brian LaBelle of GF Piping Systems discusses the breadth of the Company’s product portfolio from pipe, fittings and joining technology to manual and actuated valves, sensors and instrumentation.

  • Overcoming Difficult Conditions, Salty Groundwater And Changes In Feedwater Quality
    Overcoming Difficult Conditions, Salty Groundwater And Changes In Feedwater Quality

    Kibbutz Reim had to convert salty groundwater into a high quality irriga­tion resource in this desert-like region. High recovery was essential to this customer, both because of the limited amount of groundwater available and the challenge of brine disposal from their inland location.

  • Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility
    Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility

    Winslow Township — the largest town in Camden County, NJ — sought relief from its clog-prone, unreliable pumps.

  • Tornado® Surface Aerators Help Obregon, Mexico Earn Energy Conservation Awards
    Tornado® Surface Aerators Help Obregon, Mexico Earn Energy Conservation Awards

    RWL Water supplied Tornado aerators as a key part of the engineering solution for a new wastewater treatment plant in the city of Obregon in Northwestern Mexico when wastewater began contaminating groundwater, affecting livestock and causing disease.

  • Look For Advanced Performance And Safety Benefits When Choosing An Ultrasonic Level Switch
    Look For Advanced Performance And Safety Benefits When Choosing An Ultrasonic Level Switch

    Contact ultrasonic level switch technology was first applied to process control in the 1960s – and continues to provide accurate and reliable liquid level measurement in virtually every process industry today.

  • Reservoir Overcomes Toxic Algae Issue
    Reservoir Overcomes Toxic Algae Issue

    A Nebraska reservoir was experiencing toxic algae in its water. Constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) primarily as a flood control reservoir with recreation and irrigation as secondary uses, the reservoir has a surface area of 700+ acres with an average depth of almost 12 feet.

  • What Is Closed Circuit Desalination?
    What Is Closed Circuit Desalination?

    Closed circuit desalination (CCD) is the trade name for a new change in the reverse osmosis (RO) process, explains Rick Stover, Executive Vice President of Desalitech, in an interview with Water Online Radio.

  • The Increasing Role That Filtration And UV Disinfection Plays In Cooling Towers
    The Increasing Role That Filtration And UV Disinfection Plays In Cooling Towers

    An increasing number of technology industries are turning to cooling towers to remove excess heat from buildings or processes. Server farms or server clusters are typically located between the system switches and the routers, and the removal of heat from these facilities is critical to their optimal function.

  • BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) Makes Water Visible At UC Merced
    BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) Makes Water Visible At UC Merced

    In California, water is precious, competition for water is fierce and conservation is critical. In the midst of the state’s worst drought to date, Governor Jerry Brown declared historic statewide mandatory water restrictions calling for a 25 percent reduction in water usage through February 2016.

  • Submersible Aerators Blast Off At Naval Air Station WWTP
    Submersible Aerators Blast Off At Naval Air Station WWTP

    When the Jacksonville, Florida Naval Air Station needed to increase oxygen in their aeration basins, they turned to RWL Water. Five submersible HURRICANE aerators provide bottom-up mixing, drawing surface air and dispersing it in a 360-degree pattern near the basin floor. Long bubble hang time results in excellent oxygen transfer, and ensures excellent BOD and ammonia removal, treating flows up to 3 MGD.

  • Real-Time Stormwater Monitoring – Watching The Watershed
    Real-Time Stormwater Monitoring – Watching The Watershed

    After receiving the text indicating a real-time spike in ammonium and conductivity, field technicians dropped what they were doing to track the potential illicit discharge.

  • 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.

  • Activated Carbons For Drinking Water Treatment Datasheet

    Activated carbon has proven to be a reliable, cost effective technology for the control of various contaminants found in drinking water supplies. Jacobi Carbons manufactures a full range of activated carbons for municipal drinking water treatment, covering both powdered and granular carbons made from coal, coconut, and proprietary blands of raw materials. These products are manufactured in strict accordance with ANSI/NSF 61 and AWWA B604 standards for drinking water treatment.

  • Recordall® Turbo Series Meters 1-1/2" through 12"

    Recordall Turbo Series meters meet or exceed the most recent revision of AWWA Standard C701 Class II Standards and are available in a lead-free bronze alloy for sizes 1-1/2" through 10" and cast iron for 12" meters.

  • Keeping Corrosion At Bay
    Keeping Corrosion At Bay

    A metallically-pure, stress-free surface provides optimum corrosion protection for wastewater treatment plants. Here’s how to get there.

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