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  • Protecting A Sensitive Waterway with Effluent Sewer Collection
    Protecting A Sensitive Waterway with Effluent Sewer Collection

    Vero Beach (population 15,220 in 2010) is a small but densely populated city adjacent to the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast. Many of the city’s approximately 1,500 on-site septic tanks and drainfields were failing, and the excess nitrogen, phosphorus, and bacteria were considered primary contributors of pollution to the watershed.

  • Teva’s Unorthodox Strategy For The Respiratory Market — Will It Work?
    Teva’s Unorthodox Strategy For The Respiratory Market — Will It Work?

    GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) blockbuster Advair (salmeterol/fluticasone) is a long-acting beta2 agonist/inhaled corticosteroid fixed-dose combination (LABA/ICS FDC) therapy used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Advair is one of GSK’s best-performing drugs, garnering more than $2 billion in company-reported U.S. sales in 2017, despite intense competition from other LABA/ICS FDC brands.

  • Big Data, In All The Right Places
    Big Data, In All The Right Places

    Each business in every industry is unique, and yet there are common technologies that are used across each of these markets “horizontally”. For example, all service organizations – whether supporting utility, construction, mining or railroad operations – use heavy-duty pickup trucks, cellular data networks, and PCs with USB ports. Some organizations just add modifications to tailor these foundational tools to their specialized needs, such as hi-rail pickup trucks that can ride on railroad tracks, or the use of ruggedized mobile PCs with additional specialized I/O ports.

  • Retail Technology Report Reveals Trends And Buying Behaviors
    Retail Technology Report Reveals Trends And Buying Behaviors

    Total Retail surveyed its retail executive audience to understand current and future retail technology trends and buying behaviors. The results show that while innovative retail technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, chatbots (i.e., artificial intelligence), and drones get a lot of media attention for how they’re going to disrupt the industry — it’s more basic solutions like marketing automation software, video and mobile websites that currently have retailers’ attention.

  • How WWTPs Can Get Greener Grass On The Other Side Of The IIoT
    How WWTPs Can Get Greener Grass On The Other Side Of The IIoT

    The next big thing is here and it’s the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). With pundits waxing philosophical on this big breakthrough, it’s hard to cut through the noise and understand what the IIoT actually is and how it applies to individual plants. I offer the following as a definition. The IIoT means collecting, interpreting, and applying data to actively improve processes or operations. To understand how the IIoT applies to a wastewater treatment plant, look no further than your front yard.

  • Remote Monitoring For Water Quality And Public Health
    Remote Monitoring For Water Quality And Public Health

    New technology helps utilities meet the challenges of maintaining a safe and adequate public water supply.

  • Utilities Workforce Reality - Aging And Yet More Vibrant
    Utilities Workforce Reality - Aging And Yet More Vibrant

    A high-quality workforce is a tremendous asset to any Utility. And utility technicians, across the board, have a lot of experience and skill. The challenge to utilities is that this “asset” is older than the average workforce currently driving other U.S. industries. According to PWC, over 30% of Utility workers are within five years of retirement. PWC also reported that first-year turnover is high among the next-generation of utility field service professionals, and getting worse.

  • As Waters Warm, Questions Swirl Around Health Of The Great Barrier Reef
    As Waters Warm, Questions Swirl Around Health Of The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef — a chain of 2,900 individual, underwater corals comprising the world’s biggest structure made by living organisms — is one of the most visible victims of climate change.

  • Filtering Through The Latest In Primary Wastewater Treatment
    Filtering Through The Latest In Primary Wastewater Treatment

    Of course, the whole wastewater treatment equation starts with primary treatment. Although a critical first step in the process, primary treatment rarely receives as much attention from innovators as processes further down the line. It’s about time that changed.

  • Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal With Sensus Technology
    Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal With Sensus Technology

    Dried up reservoirs, cracked dirt and empty swimming pools are just a few of the visual reminders of the ongoing California drought. But what most people don’t see is the water providers, like Mark Sprague at the City of Fountain Valley, working tirelessly to keep the water running.

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Aqua-Jet® SS-PW Surface Aerator For THM Removal Aqua-Jet® SS-PW Surface Aerator For THM Removal

The Aqua-Jet® SS-PW surface mechanical aerator, manufactured by Aqua-Aerobic Systems is certified to NSF/ANSI 61 by UL for use in potable water applications. These units can be utilized for THM stripping applications or circulation in potable water treatment systems and reservoirs with a minimum volume of 100,000 gallons.

Packaging Text Inspection System Packaging Text Inspection System

GlobalVision Text Inspection compares two unlike documents to manage the accuracy of text along the artwork, document, and packaging creation workflow. It’s perfect for making sure there aren’t any unintended changes as your text moves from your copy document to artwork to print.

Sensors Unlimited Image Analysis Software For SWIR Imaging Sensors Unlimited Image Analysis Software For SWIR Imaging

Sensors Unlimited’s Image Analysis Software is designed to provide single-scan, continuous, averaged, windowed, or triggered video image acquisition, while offering full camera control with an easy-to-use graphical interface. Storage and retrieval options include binary, bitmap, png, text, avi, or jpg file formats with a choice of scaling options and provisions for separate storage of background images.

Methane/Acetylene Analyzer (CH<sub>4</sub>, C<sub>2</sub>H<sub>2</sub>, H<sub>2</sub>O) Methane/Acetylene Analyzer (CH4, C2H2, H2O)

LGR’s Methane/Acetylene Analyzer is the world’s most advanced instrument for simultaneous measurements of methane, acetylene and water vapor. Quite simply, no other analyzer provides higher performance.

Get Real-Time & Historical Data On Control Screens Get Real-Time & Historical Data On Control Screens

The Vision Module delivers a dynamic, powerful, and beautiful HMI experience unlike any other. Display real-time and historical data on everything from status-and-control screens to interactive charts and tables so you can analyze data at-a-glance and quickly act on it. Since all clients are connected to a central server, everyone in your company will stay up-to-date and can easily access the real-time data they need.

Ethical & Regulatory Review Ethical & Regulatory Review

For 50 years, WIRB-Copernicus Group has stood as the gold standard of ethical and regulatory human research oversight, with more years of IRB and IBC experience and more deep, trusted relationships with sponsors, CROs, institutions, and investigators.

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  • An Open Letter To Jeff Bezos: Use Your Resources To Protect Our Most Precious Resource
    An Open Letter To Jeff Bezos: Use Your Resources To Protect Our Most Precious Resource

    Economist Harold Pollack's New York Times article suggesting priorities for your philanthropic work was a fun read for those of us who would love to imagine what we would do with $131 billion. Unlike Pollack, I'm not going to tell you how to give away your money — you earned it, it's yours, and you can do what you want with it.

  • The Best Solution For Decentralized Water Treatment
    The Best Solution For Decentralized Water Treatment

    For years, centralized water and wastewater treatment facilities have been the norm. Large treatment plants typically provided the most cost-effective solution, due to economies of scale. However, new technology is tipping the scales, as decentralized treatment solutions are providing improved treatment at reduced costs.

  • Bay Mussels In Puget Sound Show Traces Of Oxycodone
    Bay Mussels In Puget Sound Show Traces Of Oxycodone

    The opioid epidemic has now hit the waters of Puget Sound. State agencies tracking pollution levels in Puget Sound have discovered traces of oxycodone in the tissues of native bay mussels (Mytilus trossulus) from Seattle and Bremerton area harbors.

  • <em>Legionella</em> Conference 2018: Controlling This Deadly Bacteria Will Take A Village
    Legionella Conference 2018: Controlling This Deadly Bacteria Will Take A Village

    Controlling Legionnaires’ disease will require a universal, preventive-based approach by a bevy of stakeholders ranging from building owners to hospital administrators, from public health officials to policymakers, and from scientists to water system engineers.

  • California Legislature Moves Toward More Efficient Water Use
    California Legislature Moves Toward More Efficient Water Use

    California is one step closer to a more resilient and secure water future for our communities, environment, and economy thanks to the passage of two bills in Sacramento this week.  

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • How To Fight 1,4-Dioxane
    How To Fight 1,4-Dioxane

    1,4-Dioxane is a contaminant that is known to linger in groundwater and have adverse health effects when consumed. Worse still, it can pose some significant treatment challenges to the operations tasked with eliminating it.

  • Remove Perfluorinated Compounds From Drinking Water — Without Creating A Toxic Waste Stream
    Remove Perfluorinated Compounds From Drinking Water — Without Creating A Toxic Waste Stream

    Water utility managers have a lot of responsibilities, not the least of which is to keep up with the latest in the industry—contaminants, regulations, technology, and trends. And perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) are on the horizon as contaminants that may affect the public health. Water Online spoke with Calgon Carbon about these important emerging contaminants and how best to remove them.

  • Lessons From Leonardo: What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach Us About Water
    Lessons From Leonardo: What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach Us About Water

    Salvator Mundi sold for nearly half a billion dollars. Walter Isaacson’s latest biography is a breakaway hit. Management guru Michael Gelb’s book accessing the thought techniques of history’s most accomplished Renaissance Man — in every literal and figurative sense of the word — is still a bestseller. Almost 500 years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci is still a superstar.

  • 5 Ways Product Inspection Can Increase Profits For Meat Processors
    5 Ways Product Inspection Can Increase Profits For Meat Processors

    This article shows how advanced product inspection equipment can help processors remain competitive by offering multilayered benefits.

  • Setting The Standard for Effective Chromium-6 Treatment
    Setting The Standard for Effective Chromium-6 Treatment

    When California capped chromium-6 in drinking water at 10 ppb in 2014, it became the only state to set a chromium MCL and, in so doing, created a challenge for water providers across the state.  WRT (Water Remediation Technology LLC) has met that challenge with the SMR (Selective Metals Reduction) Process.

  • X3725 Series X-Ray Inspection System Datasheet

    The X3735 x-ray system is a high detection sensitivity solution, with an integrated conveyor designed to inspect tall, rigid packaged products in a wide range of applications.

  • The World’s Largest Drinking Water Plant Using Ozone Serves 1.6 Million Customers
    The World’s Largest Drinking Water Plant Using Ozone Serves 1.6 Million Customers

    Facing new limits on acceptable levels of DBPs in the drinking water, as well as age-old complaints about the taste of the water during the summer algal bloom, the North Texas Municipal Water District turned to ozone disinfection as a possible alternative able to address both concerns.

  • San Diego Plant Cuts THM Levels In Half
    San Diego Plant Cuts THM Levels In Half

    The 34 MGD Otay Water Treatment Plant in San Diego, California serves a population of approximately 200,000. It is a conventional treatment plant that uses coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection. The plant receives raw water from two different sources — imported water from the Colorado River and runoff water from three local reservoirs.

  • Exquisite Frozen Cake Manufacturer Increases Product And Process Quality
    Exquisite Frozen Cake Manufacturer Increases Product And Process Quality

    For specialty desserts, maximum product quality has to be guaranteed. High-precision checkweighing and metal detection systems are essential in achieving the highest quality.

  • How A Nationwide VAR Transformed Their Ordering Process And Slashed Processing Times
    How A Nationwide VAR Transformed Their Ordering Process And Slashed Processing Times

    Over the last 20 years, Golden Star Technologies (GST) has rapidly grown from a local computer sales shop to a nationwide value-added reseller, supplying more than 2,000 customers with custom technology solutions and professional services. With so much growth, the company needed to find a way to bring together their data center and hardware/software product sales, implementation services, and the audio visual and managed services arms of the business into a cohesive whole.

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KC Water's Water Main Replacement Program Reduces Main Breaks 60%

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CIPP Installation Process Animation CIPP Installation Process Animation

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Engineers Design New Lead Detector For Water

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Lead Poisioning Disaster: How To Fix It

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