Latest Insights on Wastewater Management

  1. Kevin Costner’s New Waterworld: Advancing Treatment Technology
    4/24/2017

    The actor is behind a company that has introduced advanced membrane technology to overcome water treatment challenges.

  2. How Do We Get The Message Out About The Importance Of Water Infrastructure?
    4/6/2017

    The need for improving our nation’s critical infrastructure is as important and necessary as ever.  Yet, when people who are not involved with the water/wastewater industry think of all that needs to be done for infrastructure, they immediately think of the roads they drive on and the bridges that are simply part of those same roads.  Others think of our power grid and its frailties, while some worry about their internet access.  It is hard to find people who consider our water and wastewater delivery system as a priority.

  3. A Guide For Effective Utility Management
    3/20/2017

    Updates to a seminal document for running water and wastewater utilities as efficiently as possible call for review by those facing new obstacles.

  4. The Bells And Whistles Of Automation: What to Expect When You’re Commissioning
    3/20/2017

    Getting systems online is tough enough without unnecessary alarms and shutdowns, but the safety and visibility of operations are also paramount. During the commissioning process, balance is critical.

  5. 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.

  6. The Future Of Water Management
    3/16/2017

    To minimize losses and address mounting concerns, the water industry is now adopting advanced sensor and communications solutions designed specifically for “smart” Internet of Things (IoT) water management. In large part, the move toward implementing smart water solutions is being driven by stricter government compliance requirements, the evolution of smart cities, and the need for water conservation.

  7. Let’s Put The 'W' In Infrastructure
    3/14/2017

    We need to make water infrastructure a clear priority in the new administration’s infrastructure investment plans. Let’s make sure there’s a “W” in any new infrastructure program.

  8. Get Fast, Accurate, Field-Based Test Results For Real-Time Process Optimization
    3/6/2017

    Many industries use laboratory analyses to help with process control and regulatory compliance. However, process operators often need real-time results to make adjustments. Mobile testing methods are critical for troubleshooting problems and optimizing performance.

  9. Thinking Big On Nutrient Removal
    3/6/2017

    A new public-private project involving a major Maryland utility seeks to reduce nutrients at the source with a comprehensive construction project.

  10. Study Adapts To New Coastal Flooding Reality
    2/21/2017

    A hurricane passes directly over New York City. In just one hour, the harbor rises 13 feet and floods over wharves, causing rivers on each side of the island city to converge.