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Productivity is more reliable when equipment can be monitored to detect incipient failures and take corrective action before the plant goes down.... more

Over the past forty years or more, the natural gas distribution industry in the U.S. has made a remarkable transformation from a near-exclusive... more

When the Virginia Wastewater Facility needed to reline its 7.5-acre treatment pond in 2007, it chose XR-3 at the recommendation of the design firm... more

Structure owners and users are becoming increasingly aware of the liabilities and the costs of corrosion. Carrying out remedial work—particularly... more

This paper provides an overview of the condition of the nation's water infrastructure and the need to replace piping systems with materials that... more

Organizations treating and disposing hydraulic fracturing wastewater generate new revenue and improve operations with cost-effective, reliable oil... more

Energy is the single highest operating cost in a wastewater treatment plant, with energy to operate blowers for aeration being the single highest... more

Early removal of oil from your facility's wastewater can improve operation efficiencies, generate revenue, demonstrate environmental... more

Mixing in potable water storage tanks is increasingly recognized as an important factor for improving water quality and protecting tank assets.... more

Energy costs have become a major contributor to pumping systems' total cost of ownership (TCO). In fact, energy cost represents 40% of the TCO of... more

This paper provides an overview of a comprehensive, wireless, remote monitoring system for water distribution system operators, including an... more

When a discussion turns to requirements for “explosion‐proof” pumps, many people rely on word of mouth, past practices or even old wives tales, it... more

At least two major sewage grinder pump manufacturers advertise their systems as having UPC/IAPMO listings. There has been some confusion as to... more

Submersible pumps are similar to children: They need to be properly fed. When a submersible pump is installed in a manner that does not permit... more

Most manufacturers employ semi-open impellers in their self priming centrifugal sewage and trash pump designs. While other types of impellers—... more

When a motor is operated on a variable frequency drive, unexpected voltage can be induced on the rotor and shaft. A number of solutions have been... more

Submersible pumps are similar to children: They need to be properly fed. When a submersible pump is installed in a manner that does not permit... more

When a discussion turns to requirements for “explosion‐proof” pumps, many people rely on word of mouth, past practices or even old wives tales, it... more

Most manufacturers employ semi-open impellers in their self priming centrifugal sewage and trash pump designs. While other types of impellers—... more

The complexity of biological activities and the number of process variables important to nutrient removal in advanced activated sludge wastewater... more

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