Drinking Water Flow Control and Measurement Whitepapers and Case Studies

  1. Rural Water Plant Finds Leak With Clamp-On Flowmeter
    1/31/2016

    A rural water treatment plant in the Southwestern U.S. treats, stores, and distributes 325,00 gallons per day of water to the village it serves. The village consumes an average of 125,000 gallons a day and can store up to 1 million gallons. Unfortunately, the treatment plant was also losing 210,000 gallons a day due to an unknown leak.

  2. Engineers Without Borders Uses Siemens Clamp-On Flow Meter To Restore Water Supply In Les Anglais, Haiti
    12/2/2015

    The Siemens Channel Partner in Oregon, has a customer from an engineering firm who also volunteers for Engineers Without Borders (EWB). The Portland chapter of EWB took on a project in Les Anglais, Haiti, to restore their drinking water supply system that had been disrupted in the Fall of 2008.

  3. Township Water Authority Uses Ultrasonic Clamp-On Flow Meters To Avoid Surcharges For Exceeding Peak Limits
    11/27/2015

    A suburban township in the upper Midwest U.S. buys their drinking water from a major municipal water district. The municipality has many customers and has implemented contracts with each of its wholesale customers that limit the peak flows and the time of day in which they may occur. If the wholesale customer exceeds the limit, they are assessed significant surcharges.

  4. Louisiana Wastewater Treatment Facility Benefits From Siemens Product Support
    11/26/2015

    A municipal wastewater treatment facility located in Louisiana was having problems with a clamp-on ultrasonic flowmeter that was supplied by a Siemens competitor.

  5. Bury A SITRANS MAG Sensor? Sure!
    11/25/2015

    A large east coast water supplier faced a number of challenges with one of its pumping stations. It was built more than 35 years ago on a 25’ earth mound (“ant hill”) to protect it from flooding, the pumping station was becoming very expensive and inefficient to operate.

  6. An Energy System For Power Generation Relies On Quality Monitoring Instruments From Siemens
    11/23/2015

    A U.S. company develops energy technologies that are environmentally sustainable and provides their customers with the ability to use their energy sources in a more practical and cost-effective manner.

  7. Meter Technology Used For Verification
    11/13/2015

    The core of Coriolis mass flowmeters are oscillating tubes. As soon as mass is flowing through them, a Coriolis force is affecting the oscillation, creating a phase shift.

  8. Dealing With The Highs And Lows Of Flow
    5/4/2015

    In February of 2014, due to severe drought conditions, the Federal Bureau of Reclamation informed central California farmers that they would receive no irrigation water from the lakes, canals and reservoirs under the Bureau’s control.

  9. Advanced Metering Analytics And Hi-Res Ultrasonic Meters Create A Winning Combination
    2/9/2015

    When Waterworks District 3 of Beauregard Parish, La., began to research new water meters to replace its aging system, it didn’t take long to decide that the BEACON AMA managed solution was the right fit.

  10. Mass Or Volume? A Weight Off The Bottom Line
    1/12/2015

    Confusion often arises over the difference between mass and volume flow measurement and when a particular measurement should be applied.