Wastewater Measurement White Papers and Case Studies

  1. BPM Of Things: Secure Your Success In Digital Transformation
    8/31/2017

    Business process management (BPM) has proven extremely successful in managing both gradual and radical improvements in the industry and various business functions. While digitization brings incredible new opportunities, it also brings the distinctive challenge of correctly positioning and scoping BPM in organizations.

  2. 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.

  3. Ignition Gets Data Flowing For Water District
    12/26/2017

    Western Municipal Water District replaced their full SCADA system using Ignition.

  4. Robertson County Water Supply Corporation Adopts VTScada Software
    7/10/2015

    Serving just over 16,000 residents in eastern Texas, the Robertson County Water Supply Corporation (RCWSC) operates a small rural water system with five water plants, four wells, one booster pump station, and approximately 350 miles of PVC pipe. In December of 2014, their systems integrator, Express Electric, recommended that they adopt VTScada software from Trihedral to remotely monitor and control their plants.

  5. Overcoming Water Scarcity Challenges On Providenciales Island
    6/30/2009

    The residents and industries of Providenciales Island are completely dependent on fresh water produced by a single desalination plant. In 2007, ITT Flowtronex was hired to replace the plant’s overworked pumping system and add a booster pumping station to the distribution system. One of the challenges they faced in designing controls for the system was how to maintain the public water supply while the island’s undersized ground water storage tanks were removed and replaced with a large single tank in the same location, a three to four month process. By Richard Embry and Christopher Little

  6. Ultrasonic Vs. Radar Level Technology In The Water Industry
    3/13/2017

    In recent years, the debate about which technology is best suited for water and wastewater level measurement and monitoring is heating up. There are those who argue that ultrasonic level technology has been uncontested as the standard for level and open-channel measurement applications in the water industry.

  7. How To Reduce Water Hammer With The Siemens SIPART PS2
    5/4/2016

    Water hammer is a very common term in the world of water.  Not only can this phenomenon happen in water treatment plants but also just about any pumping system and even steam systems.

  8. Recognized Results Based On Quality Assurance And Quality Control
    5/11/2016

    Responsibility for analysis results lies with the users themselves or their supervisors. Both are therefore liable for any incorrect interpretations and decisions that are made as a consequence of incorrect data.

  9. Continuous Monitoring And Control System Improves Communication, Operating Efficiency
    3/7/2007

    In the early 1990s, the Borough of Ridgway purchased several separate systems to control their water treatment and five bay filtration processes. Through the years, technology obsolescence led to difficulties in obtaining support and spare parts for all the systems. At one point, the existing systems completely failed, leaving Ridgway employees to manually operate the plant for several months. A new, more efficient system was desperately needed.

  10. Precise Biogas Flow Measurement
    4/25/2016

    As oil prices remain high, we are in the midst of a nation-wide initiative to seek renewable sources of energy to increase energy efficiency and energy security. Renewable energy accounted for 13.2% of the domestically produced electricity in 2012. Among the sources of renewable energy is the production of biogas from landfill gas (LFG) or digester gas. By Scott Rouse, VP Product Management, Sierra Instruments