Resiliency Solutions & Insight for Utility Managers

  1. Green Infrastructure Sprouting Up
    10/14/2016

    Traditionally, cities have relied on gray stormwater infrastructure — conventional piped drainage systems — to move urban stormwater away from the built environment. However, stormwater runoff is a major cause of water pollution in urban areas with runoff containing heavy metals, trash, bacteria, and other pollutants from the urban landscape. High flows can also cause erosion and flooding in urban waterways, damaging habitats, property, and infrastructure.

  2. Mueller Hydrant Safety Flange Video Now Available
    10/13/2016

    While we are still not sure how granny hit a Mueller® hydrant in this quiet residential neighborhood, a duo of ever-so-helpful water utility personnel install a new safety flange, repair the hydrant and help granny get back behind the wheel.

  3. Team Has Eagle Eye On Floodplain Project
    10/11/2016

    A group of people are wading slowly through high grass under a hot summer sun as they begin a guided walking tour of the Walton Floodplain in Delaware County, New York.

  4. 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.

  5. How To Know You’re Working With The Right Technology Provider
    9/19/2016

    Choosing a technology provider to supply a solution for water or wastewater treatment is no small task. Frankly, there’s a lot at stake, from large sums of money to the efficacy of an entire operation hinging on the right decision. But with so many options out there, what qualities do you need to look for to guarantee you’re making the right choice? To get an answer, Water Online spoke with Fred Siino from KLa Systems.

  6. U.S. vs. The World In Water Sustainability
    9/16/2016

    Yes, America cleaned up at the Olympics this summer, but how does the U.S. fare on the world stage when it comes to water resiliency, efficiency, and quality?

  7. 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.

  8. New Study: Solar, Energy Efficiency Can Help The Texas National Guard Save Money And Water
    8/24/2016

    This year has seen historic flooding across the South. In addition to the devastating rains that recently hit Louisiana, severe floods pummeled Texas earlier this year. In both cases, the states’ National Guards were first responders, rescuing families, delivering meals and supplies to survivors, and providing local agencies with high-water trucks, boats, and helicopters.

  9. Is It Time To Start Worrying About Treatment Plant Hackers?
    8/23/2016

    Treatment plant control systems are more vulnerable to computer hacks than ever before. What should utilities be doing to prepare themselves?

  10. Achieving Urban Water Security Through Demand Management
    8/16/2016

    Across the U.S., cities are at risk of water insecurity — the inability of a population to safeguard sustainable access to adequate supplies of good quality water — as a result of climate change, population growth, and the various impacts of urbanization.