Latest Industrial Insights

  1. The Changing Role Of Infrastructure Within The Oil And Gas Industry
    10/13/2016

    The drop in price of a barrel of oil has had an understandable impact on major projects in the oil and gas industry. Three years ago, with crude trading above $100 a barrel, schedule was the overriding priority. As time delays were equated to lost revenue opportunity, there was less attention paid to the ultimate cost efficiency of a major project.

  2. 5 Principles For Improved Water Security
    10/6/2016

    Are environmental interests and business interests mutually exclusive? Our divisive sociopolitical climate might make you think so — you’re either labeled ‘tree-hugging’ or ‘greedy’ — but it is not an either/or proposition, especially when it comes to water conservation.

  3. Blowback From Flowback: Push For Groundwater Alternatives
    10/5/2016

    About 50 percent of the nation’s residents source their fresh water supply from groundwater wells, which have deteriorated throughout the U.S. over the past decade. For shallow wells, severe drought conditions have gradually depleted groundwater levels.

  4. Electrocoagulation Provides Economical Solution To Oil And Gas Waste Problem
    10/4/2016

    A new generation of electrocoagulation-based water treatment has successfully treated wastewater and effluent from a remote onshore natural gas exploration and production project with over three years of continuous operation. To compound the challenges of treating this wastewater and effluent, the unit was required to operate in an extremely environmentally sensitive environment — a pristine tropical rainforest.

  5. The Advantages Of Automating Wastewater Treatment
    10/1/2016

    Wastewater treatment operations are beginning to embrace the power of automation. How can it help? And how is it implemented?

  6. Retail Strategy: A New Focus On Hazardous Waste Regulations
    9/14/2016

    America’s hazardous waste management program ensures the safe management of hazardous waste from the “cradle to the grave”. Many of these regulations were developed more than three decades ago, so it is important we ensure they continue to effectively protect human health and environment into the future.

  7. Innovative Utilities Reducing Water-Energy Nexus Pressures
    9/14/2016

    With large parts of the country facing drought conditions, including California, Massachusetts, and Alabama, small communities and cities alike are facing increased water-energy nexus pressures.

  8. U.S. Power Profile Shift Sparks Water Opportunity
    9/12/2016

    The power sector looks to zero liquid discharge and taps municipal reclaimed water as a water reuse strategy.

  9. 5 Municipal-Industrial Water Issues Analyzed
    9/9/2016

    A water technology expert tackles high-profile and important topics currently affecting municipalities, industry, and the community at large.

  10. The Power Of Reclaimed Water
    9/9/2016

    The population continues to grow, demanding more output from fewer resources. This strain is felt acutely in the power industry. New plants are built to accommodate the growing population’s power needs, requiring more water than ever for power generation and cooling. As freshwater resources continue to dwindle, more plants are turning to reclaimed water.