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  • UV Product Summary For Wastewater Treatment

    Neptune Benson makes the strong commitment to solve the water treatment challenges faced by our customers.

  • Learn How Mueller® Fire Hydrants Are Made
    Learn How Mueller® Fire Hydrants Are Made

    Fire Rescue TV produced a video Mueller Co. that provides a rare look inside the company’s fire hydrant plant in Albertville, Alabama.

  • 6 Musts When Choosing A Water Service Provider
    6 Musts When Choosing A Water Service Provider

    Choosing the company that will fill your water service needs is like making any other long-term commitment. It’s impor­tant to do your homework, identify the areas that are most important, and take the time necessary to find a good match.

  • Lightning Fast Response Prevents Extended Down Time
    Lightning Fast Response Prevents Extended Down Time

    The City of Gordon Texas’s drinking water facility was struck by lightning. Thinking long term, and desiring the latest technology available, the City took this opportunity to upgrade their on-line instrumentation with a range of new continuous monitoring on-line instruments including chlorine analyzers, pH monitoring, temperature monitoring, and turbidity monitoring.

  • Local Support Saves Time And Money
    Local Support Saves Time And Money

    At a water treatment plant that provides drinking water for distribution to a large area of customers, a contractor decided to switch to SITRANS FM MAG 5100W flowmeters. A local representative saved a the contractor time and money by recognizing the need for the magmeter to be isolated from the piping protection before startup, which also saved the customer from added downtime.

  • Are You Over-Treating Your Water? Discover Optimization
    Are You Over-Treating Your Water? Discover Optimization

    Randy Fuller, industrial applications development manager with Hach Company, relates some common operational mistakes at wastewater treatment plants, and how they can be remedied.

  • What Wastewater Utilities Should Expect From An Equipment Supplier
    What Wastewater Utilities Should Expect From An Equipment Supplier

    To let utilities know if they’re receiving what they deserve from their equipment suppliers, Water Online spoke with Henk-Jan van Ettekoven, president of Huber Technology. He discussed the pre­occupations of many wastewater utilities, the telltale signs that an equipment sup­plier is really considering their needs, and what recourse to take when expectations are not being met.

  • Ozone Disinfection System Provides Second Stage Treatment For Water Treatment Plant
    Ozone Disinfection System Provides Second Stage Treatment For Water Treatment Plant

    Tampa Bay Water’s state-of-the-art surface water treatment plant has provided high-quality drinking water to the Tampa Bay region.

  • 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.

  • Waste-To-Energy: Processing Plant Purifies Wastewater And Sells Energy
    Waste-To-Energy: Processing Plant Purifies Wastewater And Sells Energy

    A large European leader in the food, dairy and bakery industries wanted to double production while also decreasing its costs. With production running 16 hours per day, six days per week, RWL Water installed a new system for turning wastewater into biogas despite space constraints.

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DRINKING WATER PRODUCTS

PDO evo Ozone Systems PDO evo Ozone Systems

Ozone is one of the most powerful commercially available oxidants and is commonly used for municipal water and wastewater treatment. In addition to its oxidizing capabilities, it is an environmentally-friendly method of treatment.

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.

Alarm And Event Management Alarm And Event Management

Thanks to VTScada’s integrated design, every new application includes pre-configured databases that support an unlimited number of process alarms and events. Additionally, the standard VTScada Alarm Page provides an instantly intuitive alarm management interface. This approach reduces integration time and ensures that your mission-critical alarm features remain tightly integrated over the life of your system no matter how many times you expand your application or update VTScada.

BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)<br> Managed Solution BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)
Managed Solution

The BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) managed solution from Badger Meter brings a new level of utility-optimizing information to light. The BEACON AMA managed solution combines the power of the intuitive BEACON AMA software suite with proven ORION® Cellular/Fixed Network technology to provide utility management with greater visibility and control.

Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF)

Headworks has designed and manufactured DAFs (Dissolved Air Flotation) for many years for the cruise ship industry where the primary goal is always to operate on a small footprint.  As cruise ships can’t simply call a plumber when there is a problem, reliability of the equipment is paramount as well. It was, therefore, only a natural progression for us to expand the line into land based applications. In combination with our MBBR/IFAS solutions Headworks’ DAFs provide a super compact complete core treatment system.

VigorOx® WWT II Wastewater Disinfection Technology VigorOx® WWT II Wastewater Disinfection Technology

VigorOx® WWT II is a strong wastewater disinfectant for use in wastewater treatment that can replace chlorine or improve the performance of a UV system. VigorOx WWT II, a peracetic acid (PAA)-based formulation, is an equilibrium mixture of acetic acid (vinegar), hydrogen peroxide and water.

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LATEST INSIGHTS ON WATER SCARCITY

  • BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Technology Future
    BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Technology Future

    Technologies which could transform the shape of the water industry of the future will be on show at the fifth BlueTech Forum, to be held in San Francisco.

  • New Guide Available To Help Water Utilities Handle Drought
    New Guide Available To Help Water Utilities Handle Drought

    Extreme weather events can wreak havoc on utilities. Whether getting too much water at once, resulting in floods, or not getting enough, resulting in drought, the availability of water is unpredictable at times. Therefore, making sure utilities are prepared is the first step to managing these situations.

  • “Taxpayers’ Best Friend” Looks Into Water Technologies
    “Taxpayers’ Best Friend” Looks Into Water Technologies

    The Government Accountability Office recently assessed technologies that can potentially save the U.S. from water stress, focusing on distribution efficiency and the treatment of nontraditional sources. We provide a snapshot of GAO’s findings, including technology pros and cons, “readiness” rates, and levels of adoption.

  • The Future Of Industrial Water Reuse
    The Future Of Industrial Water Reuse

    A market expert shines a light on the bright spots and trouble spots for industrial water reuse, revealing who should consider the practice and why.

  • Holistic Energy-Water Planning: Hedging Your Bets In A Water-Stressed World
    Holistic Energy-Water Planning: Hedging Your Bets In A Water-Stressed World

    You probably have some sort of insurance – for your healthcare, car, house, or apartment. Acting on climate change is also like insurance. It is all about managing the risks.

  • The Internet Of Things Is Driving Smart Agriculture
    The Internet Of Things Is Driving Smart Agriculture

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling data-driven smart agriculture. The IoT is a network of technologies which can monitor the status of physical and other objects, capture meaningful data, and communicate that data over a wireless network to a computer in the cloud for software to analyze and help determine action steps.

  • Incubating Innovation: Solutions For A Parched Earth
    Incubating Innovation: Solutions For A Parched Earth

    Massive droughts and water demands from a world population projected to grow to nine billion by 2050, translate to food insecurity and lack of water for agriculture.

  • Albuquerque’s Water Story — One Of Sustainability And Adaptation
    Albuquerque’s Water Story — One Of Sustainability And Adaptation

    The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (Water Utility Authority) provides water and wastewater services to the greater Albuquerque metropolitan area. Located at the crossroads of the southwest, Albuquerque has been a desert city for more than 300 years, and its lifeblood is water.

  • Building Climate Resilience At The Water’s Edge
    Building Climate Resilience At The Water’s Edge

    We live in challenging times, with the shocks and stresses of global warming affecting every community in one form or another. To survive and thrive, we need to build the capacity to work together within our communities and across watersheds. And we need to work with nature and natural processes, rather than fruitlessly trying to control nature and bend it to our will.

  • Forget Taco Wars — The Real Competition Is Over Who Is Using Water More Wisely
    Forget Taco Wars — The Real Competition Is Over Who Is Using Water More Wisely

    San Antonio and Austin just called a cease-fire on a taco war over which city invented the breakfast taco. Both make excellent tacos: from the traditional chorizo and egg taco in San Antonio to a free-range egg and organic spinach taco in Austin. But this debate was about more than just tacos — it was about the history and culture of these two neighboring cities.

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • Installing Hydro-Guard&reg; Automatic Flushing Saves Rural Texas Town $8,000 A Year
    Installing Hydro-Guard® Automatic Flushing Saves Rural Texas Town $8,000 A Year

    Managed by the private, non-profit South Jasper Water Supply, Buna, Texas’ water system contains 91 miles of un-looped distribution pipe with historical water losses of up to 30%. A small operations team is responsible for monitoring two water plants, reading 700 meters, repairing leaks, and flushing water to control the water quality. In an effort to spend less time manually flushing hydrants and focus more time on repairing leaks to reduce non-revenue water loss, South Jasper Water Supply purchased and installed two (2) Hydro-Guard® HG-1 Basic/S Flushing Systems.

  • RWL Water Provides Coca-Cola FEMSA With Wastewater Treatment For Reuse
    RWL Water Provides Coca-Cola FEMSA With Wastewater Treatment For Reuse

    At the Coca-Cola FEMSA plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina, increases in production required an expansion of their wastewater treatment plant. RWL Water technicians and engineers implemented an airlift ultrafiltration (UF) system operated with a membrane bioreactor (MBR) to provide wastewater treatment for reuse.

  • Clarification And Filtration Upgrades Using ACTIFLO Technology
    Clarification And Filtration Upgrades Using ACTIFLO Technology

    The City of Somersworth has a historical background dating back to the early 1900s when it became the first community to start using chlorine to disinfect it’s drinking water.

  • City Upgrades AMI System For Boost
    City Upgrades AMI System For Boost

    The city of Yakima services approximately 19,000 accounts within 27 square miles in the Yakima Valley.

  • Measuring Flow In A Partially-Filled Pipe
    Measuring Flow In A Partially-Filled Pipe

    Accurate partially-filled pipe measurement is essential when dealing with variable stormwater flows or over-sized community systems built for future growth. In Europe, new stormwater regulations requiring treatment before release are driving a change in measurement that will likely be seen in the U.S. in the not-too-distant future. 

  • Actiflo Ensures Compliance For Coal Yard Runoff
    Actiflo Ensures Compliance For Coal Yard Runoff

    Contaminated storm water resulting from rainfall and snowmelt was previously collected in two large basins.

  • Monitor AMI Codes-II HC Datasheet

    Complete systems for the automatic and constant measurement and control of elevated chlorine concentrations.

  • Wastewater Recycling Project At Mumbai International Airport
    Wastewater Recycling Project At Mumbai International Airport

    As a part of a massive expansion plan for Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport located in Mumbai, India, a wastewater recycle project was contracted in 2011 to cater to the growing requirements of the expanded airport.

  • AquaMaster 3 For Potable And Wastewater Treatment
    AquaMaster 3 For Potable And Wastewater Treatment

    ABB Instrumentation solutions for potable & waste water treatment featuring the Aquamaster 3. Aquamaster 3 provides users with a truly flexible flowmeter offering the highest levels of intelligence and accuracy for water measurement applications.

  • VigorOx® WWT II Wastewater Disinfection Technology And Viruses

    VigorOx® WWT II is an equilibrium peracetic acid solution that contains 15% peracetic acid (PAA) by weight at full concentration. The solution exists as an equilibrium of PAA, hydrogen peroxide, acetic acid and water.

  • Mueller Company Launches Catalog App
    Mueller Company Launches Catalog App

    Mueller Company, a 158-year-old manufacturer of valves, hydrants and service brass, recently unveiled an app to assist distributors, engineers and contractors navigate its extensive catalog more efficiently.

  • Guidance For LT2 Rule Compliance: 10 Technology Tips
    Guidance For LT2 Rule Compliance: 10 Technology Tips

    An industry expert addresses technology and compliance concerns regarding the U.S. EPA’s Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2).

  • Replacement Vacuum Feeders For Hypo And Bisulfite Boost Disinfection Reliability For WWTP
    Replacement Vacuum Feeders For Hypo And Bisulfite Boost Disinfection Reliability For WWTP

    The replacement feeders also cut bisulfite consumption by 30 percent and ended the troublesome maintenance burden for instrumentation tech and plant operators.

  • 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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