San Francisco’s water and wastewater utility has developed a holistic approach to resource management, sustainable infrastructure, and reuse. What can other utilities learn from its program?
A water recycling project in Colorado combines natural processes and cutting-edge technology to ensure drought security for its residents.
The U.S. EPA has established a digital clearinghouse to better connect the nation’s utilities with the infrastructure funding they need.
Business process management (BPM) has proven extremely successful in managing both gradual and radical improvements in the industry and various business functions. While digitization brings incredible new opportunities, it also brings the distinctive challenge of correctly positioning and scoping BPM in organizations.
The bigger water utilities have the resources, but small utilities face many of the same problems — namely failing pipeline infrastructure and water loss. So what are the solutions and best practices within small utilities’ grasp? One small utility shared its successful approach to controlling water loss as guidance for those with similar struggles.
What technology is available to monitor and optimize my plant operations?
On January 1st 2017, Philadelphia’s controversial “soda tax” went into effect, adding a 1.5-cents-per-ounce on sugary beverages sold in the city. Several cities across the U.S. have enacted similar taxes in a bid to battle diet-related diseases such as obesity and fund more healthy activities within their communities.
When searching for a service provider, you want what’s best for your company. But what does best mean when it comes to service?
When I first came to Trihedral, I was surprised to learn that voice modems were still widely used in the HMI and SCADA industries. Though the days of wedging your phone receiver into a foam cradle are long gone, the name still conjures up the sounds of chirps, bleeps, and bongs they make as they translate analog information into digital. As high-speed networks became our preferred method of web surfing, the use of this technology has steeply declined.
The environmental and financial impacts of a saltwater spill can be significant. Unfortunately, the Bakken region of western North Dakota and eastern Montana has seen its share of spills. One particular produced water gathering system is leading the way with advanced technology that focuses on leak prevention and detection, as well as streamlining operation costs and efficiencies.
Financial difficulties at public water utilities create an opportunity for for-profit water companies, according to Bloomberg BNA.
Niagara Falls may be best known for its majestic, natural beauty, but this precious resource is having a hard time lately as the area’s wastewater treatment swims upstream against fundamental infrastructure issues.
In the migration of wastewater treatment plants to resource recovery facilities, Camden County in New Jersey has recently taken a leading role.
SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will showcase at Aquatech Amsterdam its industry-leading water management resources, technical support services and materials that are helping customers address global industry trends in revitalizing infrastructures and raising operational efficiency (stand #1.430).
Access to clean water may be a human right, but difficulty around water quality for one controversial population has sparked debate.
A new sweeping report from one of Cleveland’s leading news outlets has found that hundreds of wastewater treatment plants in Northeast Ohio have been discharging pollutants in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) over the past five years.
It is difficult to predict what will occur a year from now. It can even be harder to predict what will happen tomorrow.
In the latest development in a water quality situation that is rapidly becoming beleaguered, a Pittsburgh utility has come under federal scrutiny.
When Flint, MI, called for a state of emergency in 2015 over the presence of lead in its drinking water, the city became embroiled in a years-long recovery process that is still underway.
Well before Hurricane Harvey brought torrential winds and stormwater into Houston, the city had a reputation for ambitious construction and sprawling development.