Aug 18, 2021

August 2021

The selection criteria for a suitable valve is a significant task when designing a fluid control system. The task becomes more rigorous when the operating environment is high-pressure. Parameters such as valve material, leakage of hazardous fluid, etc.,…
The Francisco Street Reservoir in San Francisco dates to the 1850s will do double duty as a source of non-potable water in addition to being a public park. When completed, the 4.5-acre Francisco Park will feature a picnic area, a dog run, a community…
Figure 1: Southern California relies heavily on imported water from neighboring regions, accelerating the urgency to increase reuse (Source: Wikimedia Commons). A new generation of ecological challenges — climate change, growing populations, and a…
As I write this, the drought in the U.S. is reaching its worst level of severity since 2011, according to data from the U.S. Drought Monitor. As it so happens, this issue has a handful of pieces discussing the drought in addition to water reuse projects…
The Colorado River Basin (CRB) and, in general, the American West, is in the midst of a water crisis. This crisis has been in the making for a long time as the watershed is over-allocated, infrastructure is outdated and underfunded, and the impacts of…
One of the biggest challenges today facing water and wastewater utilities is how to deliver modern mobility and a cross-silo “Single Face of Work” to the last mile that enhances field service, worker productivity and customer satisfaction. User…
Located in South Burlington, Vermont, the Champlain Water District (CWD) is a nationally recognized leader for drinking water treatment. Its exhaustive resume includes awards ranging from the American Water Works Association “Best of the Best” People’s…
The Great Lakes Water Authority needs little introduction for industry professionals. It services 40% of Michigan’s drinking water, which can be further understood as eight Michigan counties, around 3.8 million people and 88 member partners across 112…
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