LABOR RESOURCES FOR UTILITY MANAGERS

  • Balancing Utility Performance, Cost, And Risk In The Face Of A Pandemic

    A lot will change moving forward, as water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities add pandemic risks to their list of priorities and must consider a growing array of threats in the development of capital improvement plans (CIPs).

  • Adapting To The 'New Normal' In A Post-COVID Water Sector

    Beyond all the health-related impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been some ripple effects to the daily operations and related employment conditions for water-treatment personnel. Here is a recap of some of those issues, their impacts, and alternatives for water-utility management.

  • 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.

LABOR SOLUTIONS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Newterra is a recognized leader in modular, decentralized solutions for water, wastewater, groundwater, boiler feedwater and stormwater treatment.  Our systems and products help customers operate more efficiently and sustainably while improving the availability of clean water at thousands of installations around the world.