WATER INNOVATIONS CURRENT ISSUE

  • In It Together: Water Pros Share Problems And Solutions
    In It Together: Water Pros Share Problems And Solutions

    You might say that there’s a lot wrong with the water industry — problems including infrastructure, financing, and scarcity — but there’s also a lot going right. In this Q&A, Water Environment Federation (WEF) President Rick Warner is a source of insight and optimism.

  • Navigating A Cyanobacterial Event: Lessons Learned In Balancing Risk And Cost For A Single Season
    Navigating A Cyanobacterial Event: Lessons Learned In Balancing Risk And Cost For A Single Season

    A case study from Lake Erie shows the value of adaptable monitoring plans and how to get ready to respond to dynamic situations.

  • Need More Water? Think Ozone-BAC For 'One Water' Resolution
    Need More Water? Think Ozone-BAC For 'One Water' Resolution

    If you thought reverse osmosis was the one and only choice for potable water reuse, think again. Ozonation followed by biological activated carbon (ozone-BAC) is more suited to inland communities and may be better at removing chemicals of emerging concern (CECs).

  • Process Water: Building A Better System
    Process Water: Building A Better System

    With factors such as scarcity, aging infrastructure, and water quality driving the price of municipal water higher, businesses are increasingly considering other means of securing supply. This article examines the trend toward alternatively procured process water and its impact on municipal and commercial interests.

  • Evaluating Technologies To Keep The Lead Out
    Evaluating Technologies To Keep The Lead Out

    With lead contamination still a paramount concern for consumers around the country, many water utilities need to improve their buried infrastructure sooner rather than later. For those that cannot embark on ambitious replacement projects, a new report on coating and lining technologies for lead service lines might be the guide forward.

  • Flow Measurement Management Enables Total Visibility Of Water Use
    Flow Measurement Management Enables Total Visibility Of Water Use

    Advancements in submetering and cloud-based data analytics help reduce consumption, lower costs, and improve operational efficiency.

  • How To Use Big Data To Plan For Sewer Assets
    How To Use Big Data To Plan For Sewer Assets

    As wastewater systems have access to more data than ever, questions remain about how to put it all to good use. A new tool uses analytics to predict the needs of sewer lines over a 20-year span, helping utilities make cost-effective choices and protect their infrastructure.

  • Survey Reveals Water And Wastewater Billing Stats And Concerns
    Survey Reveals Water And Wastewater Billing Stats And Concerns

    With infrastructure reliability on the brink, utilities are forced to raise rates to fund improvements. It’s not a move that is undertaken lightly, nor should it be. The latest AWWA rate survey, produced with Raftelis Financial Consultants, highlights the plight of both utilities and consumers.

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WASTEWATER

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REUSE

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UTILITY MANAGEMENT

  • Survey Reveals Water And Wastewater Billing Stats And Concerns

    With infrastructure reliability on the brink, utilities are forced to raise rates to fund improvements. It’s not a move that is undertaken lightly, nor should it be. The latest AWWA rate survey, produced with Raftelis Financial Consultants, highlights the plight of both utilities and consumers.

  • Water Worries In 2017 And Beyond

    The American Water Works Association’s annual State of the Water Industry (SOTWI) study reveals declining confidence compared to recent years.

  • Identifying Risks For Sewer Conveyance Asset Management

    If risk analysis isn’t in the pipeline, your asset management plan needs updating. Arcadis shares best practices to launch or update your program.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Evaluating Technologies To Keep The Lead Out

    With lead contamination still a paramount concern for consumers around the country, many water utilities need to improve their buried infrastructure sooner rather than later. For those that cannot embark on ambitious replacement projects, a new report on coating and lining technologies for lead service lines might be the guide forward.

  • Touring The World Of Water Infrastructure

    An ambitious, globe-trotting program invites attendees to learn from the infrastructure accomplishments and challenges of the world’s premier riverfront cities. With water becoming an increasingly valuable resource and the world’s drinking and wastewater infrastructure in peril, what can these metropolises teach us?

  • Lessons On Rightsizing Water And Sewer Infrastructure Projects

    Two case studies prove that the key to cost-effective condition assessment is choosing the right approach for your system.

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SOURCE WATER

  • WE&RF And Brown And Caldwell Partner To Further Potable Reuse Research

    The adoption of potable reuse and the ability to improve water supply reliability is poised to accelerate, as the Water Environment and Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) brings on more partners to help fund research through its newly launched Advancing Potable Reuse Initiative.

  • Process Water: Building A Better System

    With factors such as scarcity, aging infrastructure, and water quality driving the price of municipal water higher, businesses are increasingly considering other means of securing supply. This article examines the trend toward alternatively procured process water and its impact on municipal and commercial interests.

  • The Importance Of Clean Power Desalination

    Desalination giveth and taketh away — at least typically, due to its drain on energy-related resources (including water itself). But there is a better, smarter way.

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  • BOD Analysis TechTip Video
    BOD Analysis TechTip Video

    Disposable BOD bottles provide huge labor savings and improved quality in any environmental laboratory. Lightweight, unbreakable and recyclable, disposable bottles offer safety as well as convenience. For more information visit www.envexp.com.

  • Duperon FlexRake At Work
    Duperon FlexRake At Work

    Animation and video of the Duperon FlexRake managing all types of debris, including leaves, grit, and large and small debris items (such as 2x4s, tires, pipes and logs)... because you never know what's coming your way.

  • Radar Steps Into New Dimensions! Micropilot FMR10 And FMR20 – Innovative And Efficient!
    Radar Steps Into New Dimensions! Micropilot FMR10 And FMR20 – Innovative And Efficient!

    Endress+Hauser offers with the Micropilot FMR10 and FMR20 the most compact non-contact radars due to unique chip design - guaranteeing a perfect application fit especially for water and wastewater applications and for utilities in all industries. Bluetooth wireless technology and the SmartBlue app provide easy commissioning, operation and maintenance.

  • Vaughan Chopper Pump Demonstration
    Vaughan Chopper Pump Demonstration

    This video demonstrates the raw power behind Vaughan Chopper Pumps. These durable waste water pumps are designed to tackle the toughest of applications, so watch and enjoy as floor wipes, nylons, watermelons, and whole turkeys get pulverized.

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DRINKING WATER

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REVENUE METERING

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MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL

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