LABOR RESOURCES FOR UTILITY MANAGERS

  • Initiative Takes On Water Systems, Climate Change, And Inequity

    The water industry and the communities it supports are beset with many problems when it comes to failing infrastructure and systems; but some have it worse than others.

  • We’re Better Together

    We are all stressed by a pandemic that’s caused more than 100,000 deaths in North America and economic fallout that has left tens of millions unemployed. Many of us are working from home, we wear masks outside, and a firm handshake or a hug is off limits.

  • Utilities Pass The Ultimate Test

    The water and wastewater industry proved its resilient and essential nature in the face of a world crisis.

  • Innovation During A Pandemic

    Many of us get comfortable in our routines. With the pandemic throwing routine out the window, life has become a little like it did for the characters in the parable, Who Moved My Cheese? For those who haven’t read it, Spencer Johnson’s book is a great lesson about adapting to change. Two characters in the book take their situation (a large pile of cheese) for granted; and, when the cheese pile disappears, they curse the world for its unfairness.

  • Water Use Patterns Provide A Sense Of Normalcy

    From his perch in the control center at Denver Water, Phil Malone watches the city shift and stir, shaking off the night’s slumber.

  • Danish Utility Increases Leak Detection During COVID-19

    While many people have been working from home, the Greater Copenhagen utility HOFOR has invested in tools to boost their efforts related to leak detection. With simple guidelines and new equipment, the employees have found the silver lining of an otherwise bad situation by collecting data for asset management. 

  • Global Impacts Of COVID-19 On Water Consulting Sector

    The post-COVID era will see many changes in how the water profession operates. This article is an attempt to provide an overview of possible impacts on the water industry and the potential ways for sector recovery as nations deal with the disease at several levels.

  • COVID-19 Is A Chance To Invest In Our Essential Infrastructure Workforce

    Even as the COVID-19 pandemic keeps millions of people home and many businesses shuttered for social distancing, up to 62 million essential workers are still reporting to their jobs in hospitals, grocery stores, and other critical industries. They are on the frontlines against the coronavirus, vital to our public health and economic survival.

  • Rural Water Association Answers Call To Disinfect COVID-19 Exposed Facility

    I want to shine a light on a Delaware organization that stepped up in a crucial time of need. The Delaware Rural Water Association (DRWA) has emerged as Delaware’s leader in providing on-site technical assistance and specialized training for rural water and wastewater systems.

  • What We Know About Coronavirus And Water Treatment

    During these challenging times, we want to be clear about what we know about coronavirus and water treatment. The obligations of the drinking water and wastewater treatment sector to the public and our workforce is not put on hold when new contaminants entering our systems come with unknowns.

LABOR SOLUTIONS

  • AccuGrid Surface Grating

    AccuGrid protective grating provides a strong, interlocking, non-skid surface on top of tube settler and trickling filter media. As a cost-effective alternative to other walkway systems, it covers the entire media surface for complete access to the distribution system. AccuGrid also improves safety by eliminating trip hazards through its surefoot tread design and locking tabs that maintain panel alignment.

  • CASE Program

    The Component Analysis and System Evaluation (CASE) program, developed by Brentwood, helps customers to prevent problems with their chain and flight equipment and to extend the lifetime of their installations. The specialized tools and software provide facilities with cost-effective recommendations for budgeting future capital expenditures, maintaining inventory levels, and scheduling preventative maintenance.

  • Installation Support

    Brentwood’s systems and components are engineered not only for performance, but for ease of installation. With a dedicated team of site technicians who have assisted in countless installations, you can be assured not only that the system will run properly, but that your employees will be educated and prepared to operate the system. Additionally, Brentwood’s process team is available for consultation throughout the lifetime of your system to provide maintenance advice and to ensure continued performance results.

  • Wonderware InTouch

    Since 1987, Wonderware InTouch has been the world’s number one human machine interface (HMI), offering market leading innovation, brilliant graphics, legendary ease of use, unsurpassed connectivity, the industry’s best support and the broadest partner ecosystem.

  • Process Design Assistance

    Brentwood’s full staff of technical designers and skilled engineers take each project from concept to realization. Our designers provide installation and layout drawings while working in conjunction with our engineers to perform process analyses and optimize systems for each application.

    The experience of our engineers is a key factor in product improvement and new product development. Feedback from customers and knowledge gained from installations are assimilated into the design process to ensure that Polychem products and systems address every customer need.

UTILITY MANAGEMENT VIDEOS

Is your water utility looking to make the jump into the world of AMI Fixed Networks? Are you confused about all the different technology options available to you from traditional data collector systems, mesh technology and now cellular systems? In this video Morrice is going to explain to you the four key reasons why cellular might just be the right AMI technology for your utility?