Wastewater Instrumentation Articles

  1. 10 Water-Tech Winners From WEFTEC 2017
    10/25/2017

    For the second straight year, the Water Environment Federation Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) came to McCormick Place in Chicago, returning also to the city which launched WEFTEC 90 years ago. As always, it was a showcase of the latest technologies and ideas available in the water/wastewater industry, but each show also has its own "feel" that reflects the times.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Water Data Smackdown: Meet The Top 10 Innovators
    1/15/2016

    Imagine H2O recently announced the 10 finalists from more than 90 worldwide entrants to its Water Data Challenge. Here’s a brief overview of each company and what they offer.

  6. Instant Water Quality Monitoring: It's About Time
    7/6/2015

    These are trying times in the water and wastewater industry, characterized by a general lack of resources — failing infrastructure, inadequate funding, and even a lack of water itself. But it’s also an exciting time, with new technologies guiding the way to a brighter future.

  7. Sensor Maintenance Made Easy With Predictive Diagnosis
    12/12/2014

    As winter sets in across the country, those trips outside to take a reading or conduct scheduled maintenance on your water quality instruments aren’t quite so invit­ing. But what if your instruments could save you the trip? Predictive diagnosis is set to become the operator’s new best friend.

  8. Maintaining Data Acquisition Capabilities Through Storms, Cyber Attacks
    3/26/2014

    Not all technology holds up during a weather emergency. Electricity often fails, communication methods are compromised, and computer networks go offline.

  9. Sensing The Future: Water Technology’s 'Holy Grail'
    2/24/2014

    Real-time contaminant detection, featuring a network of sensors throughout the distribution network, is poised to revolutionize the water industry.

  10. Level Measurement Showdown: Ultrasonic Vs. Radar
    12/16/2013

     In the level measurement world, there is a rivalry between the two most commonly used measurement instruments: ultrasonic, which uses sound-based measurement, and radar, which uses high-frequency electromagnetic waves to determine distance.