Latest Insights on Drinking Water Measurement

  1. The New Method For NDMA Detection
    7/27/2017

    A research project is vetting streamlined analysis for detecting NDMA in water. It could save laboratories time and money, and maybe even change the way they test for all trace contaminants.

  2. Generational Thinking In Water Management
    7/26/2017

    Kansas City’s Smart Sewer program represents the nation’s first federal consent decree to include green infrastructure solutions in the reduction of wastewater overflows, as well as the city’s largest infrastructure investment to date. Projects that include the words “first” and “largest” do not come along without the strong leadership of a “Water Champion” such as Special Assistant City Manager Andy Shively, PE, who shares his experience and expertise in this Q&A.

  3. What Is A World-Class Utility, And How Does Yours Become One?
    7/25/2017

    Water utilities are tasked with ensuring a sustainable and safe supply in addition to achieving business and service excellence goals. These goals are typically based on criteria that measure operational performance, meeting bond covenants, and customer satisfaction.

  4. Smart Water Questions Answered
    7/10/2017

    A smart-water expert details the impact of data and analytics on the water sector.

  5. 10 Knockout Technologies From ACE17
    6/29/2017

    AWWA's Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) hits The City of Brotherly Love with a flurry of new technologies.

  6. Virtual Reference Technology Saves Costs And Simplifies Flow Meter Installation At Desalination Plants
    5/30/2017

    As fresh water supplies dwindle, whether due to drought, contamination, or overuse, desalination becomes more attractive. Desalination plants must ensure proper flow measurement to monitor the resource — so proper installation and operation of these meters is extremely important.

  7. Real-Time Monitoring: An Opportunity To Engage In Potable Reuse And Detect Failures Quickly
    5/3/2017

    With public safety of primary concern, real-time sensors may be the catalyst for assurance and expansion of potable reuse treatment schemes.

  8. Redefining 'Reliable Connections' For Water Distribution
    4/21/2017

    Sometimes the relationship with a manufacturer begins and ends when a product is purchased. Regrettably, this can often leave customers high and dry when it comes to installation, operation, or troubleshooting.

  9. Established Routine: How To Sample For Unknown Contaminants
    4/10/2017

    The U.S. EPA has updated its sampling guidance for determining and fighting against unknown contaminants in drinking water. Here’s why routine preparation can be a utility’s best friend in case of emergency.

  10. Understanding Big Data In The Water Industry
    3/20/2017

    If you feel like you have too much data but not enough understandable or usable information, fine-tuning data collection and funneling it into an integrated data management system may be the way to become more proactive and make better decisions.