Drinking Water Case Studies and White Papers

  1. AMERICAN Pipe And Valves Ensure Georgia Project Flows With Ease
    6/29/2016

    The estimated $30-million West Side Loop 48-inch Replacement Project is one of three capital projects being conducted by the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority to provide additional water to western Cobb County and Paulding County in Georgia. For the project, a 48-year-old, 36-inch pre-stressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) that recently failed is being replaced with 48-inch ductile iron pipe.

  2. From Raw Lake Water To Excellent Filtrate Quality Suitable For Drinking Water
    7/12/2016

    CH2M contacted Toray Membrane USA with an invitation to pilot our pressurized TIPS hollow fiber UF membrane module for the City of Sherman Texas 10 MGD Expansion Project. This document summarizes the findings of this pilot study program.

  3. Case Study: United Water New Jersey Discovers Large Leak On 42-Inch Water Main With Echologics Transmission Main Leak Detection Service
    6/23/2011

    United Water New Jersey (UWNJ), a subsidiary of United Water, one of the leading water and wastewater service providers in the United States, provides water services to more than 800,000 people throughout Bergen and Hudson counties and surrounding areas. By Mueller Water Products

  4. Mueller Systems: Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Improves Customer Service, Operational Efficiencies With The Mi.Net™ System
    12/20/2012

    CMU was in the process of replacing more than 4,000 outdated water and electric meters when it determined that the project also presented an ideal opportunity to implement a systemwide advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network.

  5. Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power Uses GIS To Improve Water Incident Management
    12/3/2015

    While utilities use sophisticated systems to supply clean water as well as collect and treat wastewater, the effort to manage incidents and outages leaves room for improvement. Water utilities often rely on manual processes to handle customer reports of leaks, loss-of-service or quality issues.

  6. Article: Validation Of Online Monitors Using EPA 334.0 And EPA-Approved Or Accepted Laboratory Meter Reporting Methods
    8/25/2010
    There has long been verification testing between lab and online instrumentation for water quality measurements, especially for Drinking Water and Wastewater (DW//WW). By Jane L. Stevens, Product Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  7. White Paper: A Practical Guide to Sampling and Testing Filter Media
    3/20/2006
    This paper presents a practical guide to obtaining a representative sample of filter media at the point of manufacture and on the job site as well as providing insight into selecting a media testing laboratory and the pitfalls of the various tests performed on those samples...
  8. On The Rise: Quality Of Water, Quality Of Life — From Northeast U.S. To Central Africa
    11/11/2015

    Bbanda is a small rural village of about 1,100 people in southern central Uganda, located 45 minutes from the closest town of Mityana. There is no electricity or reliable source of drinking water. But thanks to the work of some engineering students, that’s about to change.

  9. Natural Gas Fractionation Process Facilities Rely On Flow Switch For Relief Valve Leak Monitoring
    12/2/2017

    A company with multiple natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation process facilities located in the Southeastern U.S became concerned about a series of missed events and nuisance alarms caused by the flow switches installed to monitor potential overpressure situations with its pressure relief valves. The company wanted a highly reliable flow instrument solution that would detect a real event and avoid the lost productivity of nuisance alarms.

  10. The Benefits Of Continuous Monitoring Of Phosphate In Corrosion Control
    7/15/2016

    When Flint Michigan discontinued purchasing water from the Detroit Water Authority and began using the Flint River as their raw water source they unfortunately did not consider the potential impact on lead and copper corrosion and the impact on the public.