Wastewater

  1. Septic’s Consequences — The Embodiment Of Unnatural Disasters
    7/1/2019

    While septic systems are a viable and undeniably popular choice for wastewater treatment, they are ultimately only as reliable as their upkeep. Can we trust the technology and the human element to protect our waterways from pollution, or is it time to search for better solutions?

  2. A Fateful Decision: SCOTUS On The Scope Of Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
    5/1/2019

    The question of liability and oversight pertaining to the pollution of “navigable waters” via groundwater flow is on the docket for the Supreme Court — and on the minds of wastewater treatment operators.

  3. Grit Behavior In Splitting Structures: Model-To-Prototype Confidence
    3/1/2019

    Using computational fluid dynamics, engineers can all but guarantee their design solution for an all-too-common wastewater influent issue.

  4. Drones Flying Below Your Feet
    1/10/2019

    These robots aren’t taking jobs — they’re simply making the job of utility workers safer and easier.

  5. Precise Level And Interface Measurement In Wastewater Tanks
    11/8/2018

    Guided wave radar technology provides accurate and reliable level and interface measurement in effluent treatment areas, ensuring regulatory compliance and reducing costs in wastewater applications.

  6. Water 4.0 And The Wastewater Cycle
    9/4/2018

    While it may be premature to claim wastewater management’s arrival in the digital age, we can herald the eventuality, chart the progress, and examine potential implications.

  7. Integration Of CFD Modeling In Wastewater Treatment Design
    7/12/2018

    This overview of computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling for wastewater treatment plant design reveals how it is applied to different system components, as well as why (i.e., the benefits) and when (in the design process) it should be applied.

  8. How Sludge-To-Energy Technology Is Boosting Water Resilience And Slashing Emissions For Cities
    5/14/2018

    Growing cities are generating higher volumes of wastewater and putting a strain on clean water supplies, calling for solutions that extract value from “waste” and ensure the sustainability of resources — with the added bonus, or imperative, of protecting the environment.

  9. The Coming Expansion Of Energy Management For Utilities
    3/14/2018

    With so much demand on operating budgets, water and wastewater utility dollars must be spent — or conserved — wisely. Energy expenditure is a prime savings opportunity, but how do you pull it off successfully? Here are some factors, illuminated with a case study, to consider.

  10. New IoT Web-Enabled CA900 Titration Analyzer Measures Alkalinity Automatically And Accurately
    1/26/2018

    Engineers and laboratory technicians responsible for maintaining alkaline and pH levels in balance to support a wide range of municipal and industrial water-based processes will find the new IoT web-enabled CA900 Titration Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) automates the process of routine alkalinity measurement with a simple, accurate and cost-effective approach.