Water Instrumentation White Papers & Case Studies,

  1. Portable Parallel Analysis: Streamlining Distribution System Water Testing
    3/6/2015

    A Water Quality Specialist used the Hach SL1000 Parallel Portable Analyzer (PPA) to test 6 parameters simultaneously – all within about 8 minutes.  Previously, the procedure took 20 minutes just for one parameter.

  2. Optimize Energy And Resource Usage
    2/17/2015

    Through the implementation of a WAGES (Water, Air, Gas, Electricity and Steam) monitoring solution, a brewery was able to optimize energy and resource usage while boosting capacity to meet the demands of U.S. customers. Water usage costs were reduced by 28%; the brewery’s carbon footprint was reduced creating a savings of $2 million/year from CO2 recovery; compressed air usage was reduced by 15%; and fuel oil costs were reduced by $34,000.

  3. Advanced Metering Analytics And Hi-Res Ultrasonic Meters Create A Winning Combination
    2/9/2015

    When Waterworks District 3 of Beauregard Parish, La., began to research new water meters to replace its aging system, it didn’t take long to decide that the BEACON AMA managed solution was the right fit.

  4. Mass Or Volume? A Weight Off The Bottom Line
    1/12/2015

    Confusion often arises over the difference between mass and volume flow measurement and when a particular measurement should be applied.

  5. Water District Solves Metering Problem: Non-Intrusive Ultrasonic Technology Provides Accurate Measurements
    12/1/2014

    The Jacksonville JEA water district had a problem. Its measurements showed that it was distributing significantly more water than it was removing from its wells.

  6. Beating Your Water Bill: How Fast, Accurate Water Usage Data Improves Customer Relations
    11/5/2014

    Municipality arrives before the water bill to alert customers of unusual spikes in usage.

  7. Ashley Valley Water & Sewer Improvement District Relies On FPI Mag Flow Meter To Comply With Allocation Quota
    10/30/2014

    Ashley Valley Water & Sewer Improvement District (AVWSID) serves rural county residents who live outside the city of Vernal, Utah.

  8. DM Petroleum Operations Relies On FPI Mag Flow Meter For Tough U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve Application
    10/15/2014

    New tests recently performed by DM Petroleum Operations Company with the FPI Mag® Flow Meter from McCrometer continue to confirm the flow meter’s accurate performance and reliability on two rugged Texas brine disposal lines supporting the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

  9. Next Generation FPI Mag Flow Meter Helps Provide Clean Water For Seattle
    10/15/2014

    The Cedar Water Treatment Facility (CWTF) serves the residents of the City of Seattle. This state-of-the-art plant was designed and built, and is now operated by CH2M Hill.  Working together, CH2M Hill and McCrometer improved flow measurement at the facility with the FPI Mag® Flow Meter.

  10. Water Surge Prevention: Analysis Of Solutions And Alternatives
    9/18/2014

    Water Surge could cause damage in a water conveyance system, from leaking pipes to serious breakdowns and accidents the consequences of which could lead to heavy financial costs and even loss of life.  There are various solutions that are able to prevent or reduce the damage.  It is important to know the differences between the solutions, and the advantages and disadvantages of each technology, before recommending the most suitable solution for the system.