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    As an industry we continue to navigate the paradox that consumers of our product often take its value for granted.  Producing clean water is no small endeavor.  Whether it be the plant design, technology selection, treatment plant construction, or maintaining successful operation, each step is dependent on the others to achieve success. 

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    In many water industry applications, a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system is considered the heartbeat of the operation. As a result, many data management decisions revolve around what the SCADA system can or cannot do and how big of a deal and expense it is to change. Can’t there be a way to devise more ROI-responsive data solutions, without having to change SCADA solutions?

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    Throughout history, human civilization has been bounded by the spatial and temporal supply of water: too little or too much and our ancestors moved on or perished. The advent of massive engineering projects, the availability of cheap power and human ingenuity gave us the benefit of being able to be decoupled from our relationship with water. 

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  • Structuring Utility Data For Improved Event Management

    For all the talk about scarcity of source water, funding, and the next-generation labor pool in the water industry, there is one area that is not falling short — data collection. Here is how water and sewer districts inundated with data collected from a variety of central control systems, pressure loggers, and stand-alone sensors can streamline and manage that flood of data in ways that cut their major concerns down to size.

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    Using field flow measurement techniques allows pump owners the ability to assess the performance of their equipment. One pump owner went to the next level by completing multiple tests of their equipment over multiple years and multiple conditions.

  • Successful Screening Pilot At A Major Waste-To-Energy Player

    Parkson recently had a very successful pilot test at the facility of a bio-feedstock supplier of waste products turned into fuel. The Rotoshear® unit, equipped with a .060” wedgewire screen, successfully removes solids directly from Industrial Waste Hauling trucks to recover grease. Screening this material before it enters the receiving station allows the facility to focus on proper treatment of the industrial wastewater rather than the expensive downtime to drain and clean their receiving pond.

  • Tacoma Utility Worker Gets Six-Figure Settlement In 'Bro Culture' Case

    A city in Washington State has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a former employee who accused its public utility of encouraging a workplace hostile to women.

  • Top 10 ‘Must-Haves’ For Meter Data Management

    While advancements in MDM are making it more attractive for utilities to implement the technology or make upgrades, the competing demands for water and a need to keep a lid on operating costs are quickly driving it to the realm of being a necessity.

  • Why Dairy Producers Are Considering The Switch To UV Disinfection

    Recent advancements are making it more appealing than ever for the dairy industry to replace heat pasteurization in favor of ultraviolet disinfection to sterilize water for its production needs.

  • 3 Hidden Traps Of Low Flow Cutoff

    Failure to capture meter readings at the low end of the production scale is a missed opportunity for steam system operators. Here’s why that is happening and what you can do to attack the problem.

  • 20+ Years Out Of Service, Indiana WTP Still Incurring Massive Costs

    Even though a local water treatment facility was closed more than two decades ago, a city in Indiana is paying more than $500,000 to maintain it due to a dangerous leak.

  • Combining Decentralized And Centralized Wastewater Treatment Strategies To Solve Community Challenges

    To sustain the environment and smart community growth while protecting public health, engineers, municipal health officials, and regulators need innovative wastewater treatment solutions. The latest evolution of decentralized systems can efficiently handle residential and commercial daily flows and are a cost-effective alternative to the large, centralized wastewater treatment plants of the past. 

  • Increased Biogas Yields With Biological Hydrolysis

    Municipal wastewater operations require significant energy to operate, but the biogas produced solely through anerobic digestion of sludge isn’t typically enough to offset the electricity and heat load demand at plants. Advanced anaerobic digestion technology, however, can change the equation so wastewater treatment plants can get closer to energy neutrality and in some cases even generate an excess.

  • Confronting The Campus Steam Conundrum

    Colleges and universities are working harder than ever to account for their resources, but getting a handle on steam production can be tricky. A growing number of schools are banking on one solution for better insight.

  • Will More Strategic Funding Spur Water And Wastewater Treatment Innovation?

    The technological innovation that powers water and wastewater treatment processes — like new membranes for produced water cleanup or desalination technology for stressed water systems — is largely what drives the industrial and municipal treatment industries forward.

  • How Tech Can Conserve And Improve Access To Water

    As South Africa commemorates National Water Week from March 17 to 23 to highlight the scarcity of this vital resource, municipalities and utilities around the country are increasingly turning to technology to help them with both conservation and expanding accessibility to more communities.

  • Linking Technologies Key To A Successful Potable Reuse Project

    Potable reuse offers a massive opportunity to recover water from the wastewater process, but projects face a variety of barriers to getting off the ground. Most successful early adopters engaged early with their constituents and implemented smaller-scale demonstration projects that were accessible to the public to prove the technology and process.

  • A Multimillion-Dollar Project Gets A Fresh Look Through Students’ Eyes

    CU engineering students tackle real-world design challenges at new Denver Water treatment plant.

  • High Manganese Levels Lead To Drinking Water Ban In Iowa

    Residents of an Iowa town were told not to drink their tap water this month when dangerous levels of manganese were found in the supply. And most concerning may be the fact that nobody seems sure how long the contamination has been affecting residents.

  • A Fresh Case For Investing In MBR To Improve Capacity And Effluent Quality

    The membrane bioreactor industry has matured past the point of being an experiment or a niche technology. Advancements, as well as more recent adoptions by high-profile users, are providing wastewater treatment plant operators with more incentive and a better business case to retrofit their systems.

  • Conducting Accurate Conductivity Measurement In Industrial Applications

    While some water quality parameters may get more attention in industrial settings, few are more critical than conductivity. Understanding conductivity monitoring for industrial applications — where it is needed, how it works, and how to leverage the appropriate instruments and standards in order to pinpoint it — will unlock huge gains in efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance.

  • Santa Fe First Ever To Finance Anaerobic Digester With Green Bonds

    The City of Santa Fe has achieved a wastewater first, establishing a financing model that may offer a new revenue approach for other cities throughout the country.

  • Resource Recovery: Monetizing The Hidden Assets Within Wastewater Plants A growing number of wastewater treatment plant leaders are banking on newer technology to tap into previously unclaimed resources at their sites while addressing pressing needs such as increasing capacity and meeting more stringent treatment requirements. By looking at the process through a different lens and raising the bar when it comes to overall objectives, it is possible to shift facilities from being a cost center toward a revenue generator.
  • How To Be More Industrious About Water-Quality Measurement

    Precise water quality is critical for municipal water treatment operations, but many industrial applications have even more rigorous requirements, regulations, and guidelines to follow. The energy, pharmaceutical, food processing, and other industrial fields require exact water quality in order to function efficiently.

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