Water Industry Features, Insights, & Analysis

  1. New Smart Water Network Provides Perfect Harmony At Nashville Metro Water Services
    4/19/2017

    Providing clean drinking water to its citizens since the early 1800s, Nashville’s city government has a deep-rooted history in the water industry. Today, Nashville Metro Water Services (MWS) serves more than 191,000 customers in Nashville and surrounding counties.

  2. Remote Monitoring For Water Quality And Public Health
    5/10/2018

    New technology helps utilities meet the challenges of maintaining a safe and adequate public water supply.

  3. NIROBOX™ Seawater Desalination For Coastal Resort
    5/4/2018

    Threatened by water scarcity due to severe drought, Reserva Conchal turned to Fluence’s Nirobox for a sustainable, reliable, and cost-effective seawater desalination solution.

  4. Why Won’t Cellular ATP Levels Decrease After UV Treatment?
    8/7/2017

    UV treatment has only recently become widely adopted in the water and wastewater treatment industries but the benefits of sun exposure for water purification have been acknowledged for thousands of years. 

  5. Is Cryptocurrency Going Down the Drain?
    2/9/2018

    Talk about making waves. Cryptocurrency — digital “tokens” or “coins” rooted in computer code and valued for the very fact that they are disconnected from governments and banks — have experienced spectacular rises and falls in recent months. The crypto-economy is already worth hundreds of billions of dollars (REAL dollars!), and it’s anyone’s guess how fast it will grow after that.

  6. Hydrant Humor: Tales From The Field
    4/12/2018

    District Sales Engineer Andy Singer has spent enough time troubleshooting problems in the field that not much surprises him anymore. When it comes to dry barrel fire hydrants, though, he still gets a chuckle out of some of his more outrageous experiences. Here is his educational and entertaining take on the care and maintenance of fire hydrants, and ways to maximize a utility’s return on what potentially can be a 50+-year infrastructure investment.

  7. Cooling Tower Blowdown Wastewater Treatment For Reuse
    8/25/2017

    Megalim Solar Power Ltd’s Power Station, located in Israel’s northern Negev desert, will be the first utility-scale solar thermal or concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in operation in Israel when completed. To minimize fresh water usage in the cooling cycle and boiler makeup of the power plant, Fluence designed and supplied a containerized system for treatment of cooling tower blowdown wastewater for reuse and the production of ultrapure water (UPW).

  8. How Well Do You Know The POS Channel? - Part 1
    11/10/2017

    Datacap partnered with Piper Jaffray & Co., an investment bank and research firm, to conduct a payments industry survey that consisted of responses from an amalgamation of 558 Value-Added resellers, Independent Software Vendors and Independent Sales Organizations who are all on the front line in forming today's payments landscape.

  9. Harmful Algae: How To Stay Ahead Of The Bloom
    3/20/2018

    It’s the call no water treatment plant superintendent wants to receive, especially not while on vacation. Andy McClure, Superintendent of Toledo, Ohio’s Collins Park Water Treatment Plant, answered his phone to hear his head of operations report that the level of microcystin in the finished water was high, caused by a large harmful algal bloom (HAB) that was impacting the plant’s Lake Erie intake.

  10. Americans’ Attitude To Their Water Changes With The Weather
    11/15/2017

    Weather plays an important role in how Americans think about water. And I don’t mean when it’s raining, we decide to grab a raincoat.