Wastewater Measurement White Papers and Case Studies

  1. New Luminescent Technology Brings Faster, More Accurate CBOD Analysis
    2/4/2013

    Measuring DO in the CBOD procedure was once troublesome and inefficient for lab personnel and operators alike at the Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant in Tyler, Texas. But all that changed when they adopted new luminescent technology that has eliminated problems with instrument drift, slow measurements, and frequent maintenance.

  2. Cooling Process Control Panels Effectively
    6/25/2015

    Over the past few decades, the use of sophisticated high density electronics within automation and process control panels has become commonplace. Thermal management and its related costs for these electronic enclosures are very important considerations in managing these valuable assets. Choosing the appropriate and most cost and energy efficient cooling solution from the many types available requires knowledge of their individual strengths and weaknesses, and the ability to match that to the operational environment. By Doug Wilson, Noren Products Inc.

  3. How Automated Real-Time Controls Can Provide More Consistency In Wastewater Treatment Operations
    3/19/2015

    Within a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), operators typically face an extremely wide range of different variabilities.

  4. Look For Advanced Performance And Safety Benefits When Choosing An Ultrasonic Level Switch
    6/22/2015

    Contact ultrasonic level switch technology was first applied to process control in the 1960s – and continues to provide accurate and reliable liquid level measurement in virtually every process industry today.

  5. 10 Fluid Measurement Plant Imperatives That Increase Process Efficiency And Reduce Costs
    1/1/2018

    Accurately measuring the flow and level of the various liquids and gases that travel through a process industry plant is a critical function for effective and efficient plant operations. Read more to learn ten important industrial process plant functions that can benefit from accurate, repeatable and reliable electronic flow or level measurement.

  6. Bringing Efficiency And Confidence To Wastewater Analysis
    8/19/2013

    Maintaining the quality of wastewater (WW) effluent is more important than ever before, as municipalities deal with aging treatment systems, budget restrictions, and evolving compliance standards. As a result, water professionals need accurate and efficient tools to check water safety in the lab and in the field to determine levels of chemicals such as sodium, chloride, calcium, fluoride and ammonia, as well as pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen. By Dr. George Jarvis, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Water Analysis Instruments

  7. Tips On Integrating Packaged Equipment Into Plant SCADA Systems
    5/14/2014

    Integrating controls from an equipment supplier successfully within a Plant SCADA or DCS system requires communication on multiple levels. These levels include process of design, mechanical fit up and installation, as well as the coordination to get the equipment to work in concert with the plant’s other control systems. Simply looking after mechanical/electrical details are not enough. To be successful, the plant’s System Integrator and the equipment supplier’s PLC programmer must work with each other throughout the entire project’s development. By Todd Nydam, JWC Environmental LLC & Graham Nasby, Eramosa Engineering Inc.

  8. Understanding ISE Measurements In Wastewater Process Monitoring
    3/25/2013

    Analytic measuring technique provides a huge number of procedures to determine the concentrations of substances in an unknown sample, e.g. photometry, titration or mass spectrometry.

  9. The Future Of Wastewater Management Planning
    5/18/2018

    As capacity requirements change and grow, it is essential to have agility when modeling system expansions and their potential impacts on current collections assets. How can wastewater management systems be modeled to address all current and future hydraulic capacity needs? 

  10. 3 Tips To Optimize Cooling Water Management For Lower Plant Operating Costs
    6/12/2015

    Evaporative cooling towers are key components in the effective operation of plants in the electric power, industrial process and manufacturing industries.