Casestudies


Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have launched a two-year study of the use of treated wastewater in agriculture,... more
The cities of Groton and Norwich, Conn. will make significant upgrades to their drinking water treatment plants by eliminating the use of chlorine gas at these facilities.... more
The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) released a guide to help water utility managers detect and control cyanotoxins, the algae-... more
Evoqua Water Technologies has been awarded a contract by the city of Los Angeles’ Department of Public Works for Los Angeles Sanitation to supply its microfiltration packaged... more
Early 2014 reports revealed that mobile device Internet usage exceeded PC/desktop usage for the first time in history.  While on the consumer level mobile use is linked... more
In my December 2014 column, I wrote about water conservation—or, more appropriately, water conservation gone awry. This is pretty familiar territory for me, as I have written... more
In its 2013 Report Card for America’s Infra­structure, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave U.S. water infrastructure a barely passing “D” grade. The report... more
The village of Roxana, located in southeastern Illinois just east of downtown St. Louis, is home to the 350,000-barrel-per-day ConocoPhilips oil refinery. The Roxana Water... more
As the nation’s infrastructure continues to require costly and extensive repairs and replacements to keep roads, bridges and water systems functional, it can be challenging... more
The Bishop Hodges Pastoral Center is a year-round West Virginia recreational facility known for hosting camps, business meetings and other social events. From week to week,... more
In the spring of 2015, the City of Abilene, Texas, completed upgrades to the Hamby Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) to allow for a 7 mgd average and up to a 9 mgd peak flow... more
Rural municipalities and utilities have unique problems with operations. They have small budgets that must be stretched to cover large geographic areas. Although they need... more
Thermal stratification is often an invisible problem inside water storage tanks. Without taking water temperature measurements at different depths, a municipality may be... more
The Shark Model 800 is recommended for residential lift stations typically managed by sewage ejectors. The freestanding 1 ¼-in. NPT discharge, 115-volt ½-hp grinder pump is specifically engineered to... more
  • The Shark Model 800 is recommended for residential lift stations typically managed by sewage ejectors. The freestanding 1 ¼-in. NPT discharge, 115-volt ½-hp grinder pump is specifically engineered to... more
  • The Aquanot 508 is the new standard in battery backup sump pumps. This is not a repurposed bilge pump. This submersible DC sump pump passed the same rugged individual testing and exacting performance... more
  • The 16-in. IVP 250 insertion valve is a stainless steel permanent, insertable gate valve.  Features of the IVP 250 include 250-psi working pressure, a 2-in.-diameter stainless valve stem, an... more
  • The 10K Series Muffin Monster offers superior waste-grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that is suited to a variety of wastewater grinding applications. This addition to the... more
  • The M-2 peristaltic pump is designed for use in small to mid-size municipal water and wastewater treatment systems. The control system's design permits connection to SCADA systems and other remote... more
  • The Flygt 3000 Series of small and medium-sized pumps is used in a variety of applications and covers an extensive performance range. They are designed around a modular system whose drive units are... more
  • The Preciseline SDI joins the complete line of SDI-12 instruments from Keller. It combines the 0.1% FS TEB accuracy of the Preciseline with SDI-12 v1.3 interface compatibility, ensuring performance... more
  • Fold-a-Float is a segmented and space-saving float that replaces the conventional float on Aqua-Jet surface aerators and AquaDDM mixers. This patent pending product folds into a compact, cylindrical... more
  • Val-Matic’s American-BFV butterfly valve line fully complies with AWWA C504 and is NSF/ANSI 61 certified for potable water. Epoxy interior is standard and a resilient seat design allows for field... more
  • Hinged and non-hinged enclosures come in multiple sizes ranging from 6 by 4 in. to 16 by 14 in. The units are molded from impact-resistant polycarbonate and meet UL Type 6P and IP68 ratings. They... more
Digester process management involves carefully balancing the quality and quantity of sludge going into the digester and the health of the micro-... more
Water is required throughout a food and beverage facility for various uses, including makeup water for cooling towers and boilers, washing of... more
The quality of life of every American relies in part on a well-maintained municipal or private drinking water infrastructures and wastewater... more
Water utility managers today face a conundrum. The American Water Works Assn. recommends a water utility strive for non-revenue water loss at 10% to... more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview: Rather than using... more
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview: Register today to see... more
Featuring two-way communications down to the meter, Itron’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network solutions collect, deliver, manage and analyze data frequently.... more
Abanaki Corp. offers the Oil Grabber Model 8 oil skimmer with a solar option. The Model 8 utilizes a continuous belt-and-wiper system to remove up to 40 gal/hour of oil from... more
Bearing design and trouble-free operation are hallmarks of Lakeside screw pumps. The built-in variable capacity automatically adjusts the pumping rate and power consumption... more
Launching in April 2015, AXEON X1-Series industrial RO systems are cost-effective turnkey solutions for industrial process water applications. AXEON X1 systems are... more

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