LATEST INSIGHTS ON DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTION

  1. “Taxpayers’ Best Friend” Looks Into Water Technologies
    5/10/2016

    The Government Accountability Office recently assessed technologies that can potentially save the U.S. from water stress, focusing on distribution efficiency and the treatment of nontraditional sources. We provide a snapshot of GAO’s findings, including technology pros and cons, “readiness” rates, and levels of adoption.

  2. New President, New Vision For Water
    5/9/2016

    In the midst of this U.S. presidential race, a thought about Ronald Reagan (apolitical, I promise): Known as the “Great Communicator,” it’s certainly no coincidence that Reagan was an actor before becoming president; and honed communication skills, especially in times of trouble, are vital to effective leadership.

  3. Best Practices For Cured-In-Place Pipe
    5/5/2016

    Make sure you consider these best CIPP practices if you’re doing a trenchless sewer line replacement or pipeline rehabilitation.

  4. The Future Is Here — Just Add Utility
    5/4/2016

    Water utilities are responsible for one thing above all: supplying safe drinking water to their populations on a daily basis. In light of the recent public health crisis in Flint, MI, utilities have never been under more pressure from the public to perform this service.

  5. Bringing The Water Loss Fight Home During ‘Fix A Leak Week’
    4/29/2016

    The U.S. EPA estimates that more than one trillion gallons of water are lost through household leaks every year. It introduced “Fix a Leak Week” to bring that number down.

  6. When It’s Time To Consider Ice Pigging
    4/21/2016

    Ice pigging is a method for cleaning pipes that combines the effectiveness of invasive techniques with the limited disruption of non-invasive techniques.

  7. Smart Networks Smoothing Supply Of Water
    4/20/2016

    With increasing and urbanizing population, extreme weather events happening with greater frequency, aging infrastructure and work forces, more demanding customers, and significant revenue constraints, it is becoming increasingly difficult for water utilities to ensure that supply consistently meets demand.

  8. Composing A Sonata For The Smart Water Network
    4/18/2016

    Whether we like it or not, everything around us is getting smarter. And perhaps the closest water industry analogy to what’s taking place with our personal phones, cameras, and other “smart” gadgets lies in the metering sector.

  9. Flow Monitoring, Pressure Management, And Healthy Water Systems
    4/11/2016

    There are two practices that can help water utilities identify broken segments of their systems and reduce the nonrevenue water that results. Amidst the nation’s current infrastructure crisis, they are exercises worth considering.

  10. Can The Internet Of Things Lower AMI Solution Cost?
    4/11/2016

    Low-power wide-area networks are critical to the Internet of Things but may also work to bring advanced metering infrastructure to the masses.