Latest Insights on Drinking Water Measurement

  1. 'Far Out' Technology Simplifies Pipeline Leak Detection
    1/25/2017

    Satellites provide the latest, perhaps most efficient, method for spotting underground leaks, ushering in a new era of non-revenue water management.

  2. Selecting A Flow Measurement Technology
    1/25/2017

    What’s the right flow measurement method for your operation? A leading independent lab breaks down the options and considerations.

  3. Redefining The Water Utility Business Model: Is It A Pipe Dream?
    12/15/2016

    Last week, a two-inch thick, ductile iron section of a water main broke and flooded a densely populated part of downtown Boston — sparking manhole fires, deluging businesses, and snarling traffic while utility crews rushed to repair the ruptured main.

  4. The Water Council Wants To Find Your Next Great Technology
    12/1/2016

    A new initiative will test the theory that some of the next great water technologies are right under our noses, without us even realizing it.

  5. DNA Sequencing: The Future Of Water And Wastewater Analysis?
    11/16/2016

    DNA sequencing can provide more information on water and wastewater than traditional methods. Is it time for treatment operations to adopt the method?

  6. Helping Small Systems Take A Big Stand Against PFCs
    11/11/2016

    The U.S. EPA lends advice on how small systems can combat increasingly troublesome PFC contamination.

  7. The Six Most Common AMI Questions Answered
    11/8/2016

    Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) has been available for some time, but the majority of water utilities still don’t utilize it. There are varying obstacles that keep more from embracing the technology, from cost prohibitions to lack of expertise. Increasingly, ways around these obstacles are emerging.

  8. The True Cost Of Custody Transfer Mismeasurement
    11/7/2016

    In the oil and gas industry, operations are only as good as what they can measure. When it’s time to move product from one place to another, accurate custody transfer measurement is paramount. Without a precise account of what’s been delivered, operations cannot accurately charge for their services and this can have major financial implications.

  9. Top 10 Technologies From WEFTEC 2016
    10/25/2016

    300,000 square feet. That was the size of the tradeshow floor at WEFTEC, the world's largest annual water quality exhibition. I didn't see every technology showcased last month in New Orleans (over a thousand exhibitors were on hand), but here’s a “best of” list from the many that I came across — a snapshot of various technologies that stood out from the masses, exceptional for their level of innovation and potential for industry impact.

  10. Modernizing Our Country’s Drinking Water Monitoring Data
    10/6/2016

    We live in a society that allows us to get information through our phones, TVs, and computers from across the world in a matter of seconds. Although we’ve come a long way in the information age, some of our country’s most important public health information is still collected and shared using antiquated methods like manual data entry and even paper reporting.