WATER TALK

Fostering Innovation From Within
Fostering Innovation From Within Every water treatment challenge is a little different. Many companies have a variety of technologies that can be applied to meet the demands of their water utility customers. One such company would be SUEZ. Water Talk recently sat down with Adriano Vieira, Director of R&D with the SUEZ IDEAS Center, to learn more about the unique approach the Company’s North American arm is taking to innovation.  Continue Reading...
Water Tank Mixing Imperative For Water Quality
Water Tank Mixing Imperative For Water Quality Lots of work has been done over the past century on improving water quality at the treatment plant. But as Flint, MI’s water crisis served to remind us, perhaps too little focus has been directed to the distribution system itself. PAX Water Technology and UGSI Solutions are looking to change that.  Continue Reading...
Leak Detection Advancement
Leak Detection Advancement For those unable to attend, the Internet of Things (IoT) was firmly part of the conversation at this year’s American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Annual Convention and Exposition (ACE) in Philadelphia. If you haven’t heard the term, you’re going to hear a lot more of it in the years ahead. None more so than in the world of water distribution systems where it can provide real-time reporting to utility managers charged...  Continue Reading...
Beyond AMI: The Power Of Analytics In Water Distribution Systems
Beyond AMI: The Power Of Analytics In Water Distribution Systems With ever more sophisticated metering systems and software, utilities are racing to gain data-driven insights about their network beyond the traditional consumption metrics for billing purposes. As Christine Scorza, Senior Director of Product Management Software for Aclara explains in this Water Online interview, revenue assurance, leak detection, and even meter right-sizing have all become possible beyond billing with the advancement of...  Continue Reading...
Sizing Up The Smart Water Market
Sizing Up The Smart Water Market Is "smart water" living up to the hype? Can there be true impact without broad implementation? Even when technologies are in place, are utilities using smart water capabilities to their fullest extent? Water Online hosted Reese Tisdale, president of Bluefield Research, to answer these tough questions.  Continue Reading...
George Hawkins On How Innovation Can Fund Infrastructure
George Hawkins On How Innovation Can Fund Infrastructure In this interview, Hawkins details some of his Washington D.C. experience, discusses utility funding as it relates to consumer rates, and explains the role of innovation in surmounting challenges.  Continue Reading...
Lessons From The Latest Water And Wastewater Rate Survey
Lessons From The Latest Water And Wastewater Rate Survey Rocky Craley of Raftelis Financial Consultants, the firm that conducted the 2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey along with the American Water Works Association (AWWA), discussed the takeaways of the annual survey in this edition of Water Talk.  Continue Reading...
Degassing Module Helps Nobel Prize Winners Degas 50,000 Tons Of Ultrapure Water
Degassing Module Helps Nobel Prize Winners Degas 50,000 Tons Of Ultrapure Water Separel is a degassing module produced by Sun Chemical Advanced Materials to remove dissolved oxygen from liquid. Originally developed to remove oxygen from ink, the product also has application in the water industry.  Continue Reading...
De Nora Doubles Down On Innovation
De Nora Doubles Down On Innovation With 29 locations, 1,600 employees and research facilities in Japan, Italy and the United States, DeNora is one of the largest disinfection and filtration companies in the world. As Gary Lohse, Regional Sales Manager for De Nora, explains in this Water Online Radio interview, the acquisition of the former Severn Trent manufacturing division coupled with De Nora’s product innovation strength is driving enhancements to some of the most...  Continue Reading...
RWL Water Projects Run The Gamut
RWL Water Projects Run The Gamut Discussing the projects that RWL Water has been involved with in 2016, you understand just how variable the world of water treatment really is.  Continue Reading...