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Smart H2O Summit, taking place Aug. 17 to 19, 2015 in San Francisco, has announced that it will donate 5% of the conference registration fees to Water.org and ask attendees... more
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 American Water Works Assn. will host its annual Career Center Job Fair June 9, 2 to 5 p.m. for job seekers, students and young professionals during... 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
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
Fairbanks Nijhuis vertical solids-handling pumps have over 100 years of proven experience in the pumping of solids, slurries, sludge, pulp, trash, sewage and grit. These pumps are specifically... more
  • Fairbanks Nijhuis vertical solids-handling pumps have over 100 years of proven experience in the pumping of solids, slurries, sludge, pulp, trash, sewage and grit. These pumps are specifically... more
  • Hymax Versa products easily connect and repair a range of water and wastewater piping types. The coupling is stainless steel and can join pipes with the same or different diameters and repair holes... more
  • The Closed Loop reactor (CLR) process, a modified form of the extended aeration complete mix process, provides biological nutrient removal using nonproprietary designs. CLR processes produce removal... more
  • Kamstrup has manufactured meters for 70 years. For 24 of those years, the company has manufactured ultrasonic smart meters, and now have more experience manufacturing smart meters than any other... more
  • Valve terminals from Festo are ideal for all automation concepts, whether they are simple applications or complex systems. With remote I/O and installation systems, their bandwidth and functionality... more
  • This lockout/tagout ball valve is designed to accept most OSHA approved locks/shackles. It is available as a complete assembly or kit for field retrofit; the retrofit installs easily with self-... 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 BioMag and CoMag systems from Evoqua infuse magnetite into conventional biological and chemical floc, making it heavier and dramatically improving settling. The BioMag system is applied to... 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 new FLT93 Series FlexSwitch brochure provides a switch solution with complete product and application information. The FLT93 Series FlexSwitch is a heavy-duty thermal dispersion technology flow... 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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