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.
Like the weather, everybody complains about the nation’s withering water pipes and their trillion-dollar price tag, but nobody does anything about it. Consider a simple, inexpensive step to embarrass recalcitrant communities to open their check books, so we don’t have to pay for their neglect.
Researchers project that water services will become unaffordable for over a third of American households in the near future. What does it really mean for so many to be priced out of a fundamental necessity?
Using ruggedized fiber optic cable, connectors and enclosures can ensure that network communications run reliably at high speed — far into the future.
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.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder unveiled a plan last week to impose water-quality regulations more stringent than federal mandates.
A new report shines a light on lead-contamination of drinking water in schools, highlighting how poor policymaking at the state and federal level poses a threat to children in various states.
A new report by an environmental group highlights the dire nature of the water infrastructure crisis.
Last month, Washington’s West Point treatment plant was hit with heavy rains and flooding, leading to catastrophic damage and a multi-million-dollar price tag for repairs.
Martin Kropelnicki testified on behalf of California Water Service Group and The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) today before the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
The definitive report on U.S. infrastructure, issued this week for the first time in four years, put a spotlight on the deep challenges the nation faces in upgrading its water and wastewater systems.
Sigfox, the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced a partnership with OleumTech Corporation, a leading provider of M2M communications and industrial automation solutions.
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced the release of the V6.0 Generation of SCADAWatch.
Experts say California’s water infrastructure is not built for the age of climate change.
Ross Valley Sanitary District (RVSD) announced the completion of rehabilitation and capacity improvements on more than five miles of gravity sewer pipeline in the town of San Anselmo and the unincorporated area of Kentfield.