Drinking Water Features

  1. Water Meter Data Management — To Sink Or SWIM (Part 1)
    1/23/2018

    The role of a Meter Data Management System (MDMS) is not well defined within the water industry. Many products on the market claim to provide MDM functionality, but few people understand the value of what these systems offer. To understand how this confusion has come about and what can be done to address data management needs in the water industry, we need to first examine the evolution of the MDM within a System for Water Information Management (SWIM).

  2. 3 Water/Wastewater Efficiency Trends To Watch In 2018
    1/18/2018

    2018 is sure to be marked with advancements that make water and wastewater treatment more efficient and sustainable. To keep up with the areas best poised for improvement this year, here is a look at three practices that are in need of change.

  3. How To Improve Water Treatment With Innovative Technology
    1/18/2018

    Water professionals are constantly looking for ways to produce the highest quality water while staying within limited budgets. In addition, regulations are constantly changing, becoming increasingly stringent. New technologies are essential to meeting customer demands for quality and cost.

  4. The Top 3 Treatment Stories Of 2017 And What They Mean For 2018
    1/16/2018

    Last year was full of twists and turns for the drinking water and wastewater treatment industries. What can 2017’s biggest stories tell us about what’s to come this year?

  5. Why Microplastics Are Still A Macro Problem For Wastewater Treatment Plants
    1/11/2018

    Though some preliminary regulations have taken place to curb the presence of microplastics in the environment, more research is needed to determine what role wastewater treatment plants can and will play in solving the problem for good.

  6. A New Standard For Lead Service Line Replacement
    1/9/2018

    As drinking water utilities around the country look to tackle outdated lead service lines, a new standard for replacement will help keep efforts consistent.

  7. How To Prevent GenX Leaching From Filters
    1/3/2018

    Water professionals must plan and budget to meet new regulations on the horizon. They must find the best technology for removing emerging contaminants, such as perfluorinated compounds. Above all, they want to ensure the health and safety of their customers.

  8. Will Enzyme Vaults Be A One-Stop-Shop For Emerging Contaminants?
    12/27/2017

    A UCLA researcher is adopting biomedical technology for the treatment industry, packing nanoparticles with ammunition to fight a suite of trace contaminants all at once.

  9. The App For Treatment Data And Reporting
    12/21/2017

    With water treatment plant operators around the country relying on paper and pen to record critical quality data, there is an opportunity to make life easier online.

  10. A Model For Vacuum Feed Monitoring
    12/20/2017

    Chemicals are among the greatest allies that drinking water and wastewater treatment operations have in the fight against contaminants. But these operations are dependent on the proper technology to administer just the right amount of chemicals at just the right time, ensuring that effluent is neither under- nor overdosed.