The Mazzei Sidestream Venturi Injection – Pipeline Flash Reactor System provides a feasible alternative for dissolution of ozone at the Clark County Water Reclamation District (CCWRD) in Las Vegas, because it allowed for flexibility in basin design to meet geographic site constraints.
Recently on UN World Water Day, the UN launched Clean Water Here, an initiative dedicated to educating the public about the need for safe drinking water globally. The effort emphasizes the tough realities faced by the water sector, from aging and leaky infrastructure to treatment facilities ill-equipped to protect people — especially the poor and most vulnerable — from 21st-century contaminants.
Situated along the Arkansas River and Lake Dardanelle in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley, Russellville, Arkansas is known for having plentiful amounts of high quality, fresh water.
Updates to a seminal document for running water and wastewater utilities as efficiently as possible call for review by those facing new obstacles.
To minimize losses and address mounting concerns, the water industry is now adopting advanced sensor and communications solutions designed specifically for “smart” Internet of Things (IoT) water management. In large part, the move toward implementing smart water solutions is being driven by stricter government compliance requirements, the evolution of smart cities, and the need for water conservation.
Recently, the United Nations held a conference in Morocco related to climate change issues. The location of the conference had significant meaning because Africa has become a bellwether for the rest of the world when it comes to climate change. Desertification and rising sea levels both impact countries all over that continent.
The issue of water supply is high on the agenda of the South African government. According to information from the Department of Water Affairs in South Africa, the country needs more than 8,000 qualified workers to make up for shortcomings in the operation and maintenance of South African water supply and wastewater disposal plants.
Clarifiers are an important component of the wastewater treatment process. However, between corrosion, maintenance, and changes in flow, it can be difficult to keep a clarifier operating at peak performance. In addition, changes in effluent regulations may require upgrades to meet new, more stringent requirements.
Choosing a technology provider to supply a solution for water or wastewater treatment is no small task. Frankly, there’s a lot at stake, from large sums of money to the efficacy of an entire operation hinging on the right decision. But with so many options out there, what qualities do you need to look for to guarantee you’re making the right choice? To get an answer, Water Online spoke with Fred Siino from KLa Systems.
Laboratory technicians are continually pressured to perform more analyses with greater accuracy and better data management. Quality assurance and control are paramount, and customers need results quickly.
Fear over lead contamination of tap water in Pittsburgh is compelling the city utility to distribute thousands of filtered water pitchers to customers around the city.
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the release of InfoMaster WMS(Work Management System) for managing the entire lifecycle of work orders and inspections.
Pure Technologies Ltd. and Xylem announced recently that they have entered into a commercial collaboration whereby Xylem will represent Pure’s products and services to the water sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (UAE, KSA, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman), and in India, Singapore and Malaysia.
A whole-sector initiative to clarify the meaning of BIM in the water industry has been shortlisted for a Utility Week Star Award for collaboration. Every water and sewerage company (WaSC) in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland joined trade association British Water and BIM4Water, a specialist volunteer group, to set a water industry framework for building information modelling (BIM).
One of Australia’s fastest growing tech companies, RedEye, has announced a strategic partnership with U.S. water technologies organisation,WaterStart, following a Nevada Government trade mission to Queensland in late 2016.
When electrical issues caused effluent pumps to shut down at the West Point wastewater treatment plant in Seattle, WA, influent levels began to rise and flooded the plant, leaving it severely damaged.
With the Trump administration likely to loosen wastewater treatment regulations, utilities face a conundrum.
Sustainable Solutions Corporation (SSC) has released the Life Cycle Assessment of PVC Water and Sewer Pipe and Comparative Sustainability Analysis of Pipe Materials, the first comprehensive environmental review of underground piping systems in North America.
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced that the City of Aurora, the State of Colorado’s third-largest city, has selected industry-leading InfoMaster software for use in prioritizing the operations and maintenance activities of its drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems.
The Water Research Foundation (WRF), a leading sponsor of innovative research supporting the water community, is pleased to announce a new research report on lead service line lining and coating technologies. The study found that certain lining and coating technologies can effectively reduce or eliminate release of lead from lead service lines (LSLs).