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pH sensors
Sep 18 2017

The first steps of cleaning a pH sensor are to wipe away debris and rinse the sensor in warm tap water. ...

Jan 9 2017

Pressure sewers can provide affordable service to municipalities, new subdivisions, and areas where gravity sewers are difficult and expensive to...

Nov 3 2016

An electrical malfunction in an office building causes a fire. The fire department rolls up to the building, sirens blaring. They rush to the fire...

Oct 3 2016

Sanitary sewer collection systems are expected to operate in perpetuity. The systems are in a constant state of...

Oct 3 2016

Picture this: Your brand new desalinization plant takes up to four hours to start, and that is if the one operator who has a piecemeal...

Aug 2 2016

One of the biggest issues that plagues liquid piping systems is the unwanted effects of entrapped air. This...

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Jul 28 2016

Val-Matic announced that if offers a free, online library of reference videos. The videos cover a range of topics, such as how an air valve...

Jul 1 2016

Metering pumps are a method of injecting chemicals into various water treatment, chemical process and...

May 4 2016

Solid-state water meters offer innovative, fully electronic metering technology that is designed to reduce maintenance, improve accuracy and...

Mar 29 2016

Massive cybersecurity breach­es make headlines on a regular basis. These constant reminders of potential system vulnerabilities can be...

Mar 2 2016

In the water and wastewater industry, typical flowmeter requirements include:

  • • Flowmeters must be...
Feb 10 2016

One-third of utilities around the globe report a loss of more than 40% of clean water due to leaks.

Smart water networks ad­dress this...

Jan 11 2016

This article provides a basic understanding of the application, theory, installation and maintenance requirements for pH sensors. The goal of the...

Nov 6 2015

The cost is enormous: Over the next two decades, the U.S. must spend more than $300 billion to repair and replace wastewater and storm water...

Oct 1 2015

When considering whether a water processing location is a candidate for automation, it is important to understand why automation is implemented....

Sep 11 2015

Water sampling has been required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since the 1980s. Every water and wastewater utility or business...

Festo ball valves actuators
Jul 30 2015

Ball valves are a common choice in water systems because they are inexpensive and have a...

basement flooding grinder pumps
Jul 7 2015

In many communities, basement flooding is a rite of spring. Snowmelt and heavy spring rainfall often lead to flooded...

Aclara AMI advanced metering infrastructure data
May 4 2015

Utilities usually deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to improve billing accuracy and eliminate estimated reads. Applications...

Aqua Pennsylvania America water main cleaning
Apr 2 2015

As the nation’s infrastructure continues to require costly and extensive repairs and replacements to keep roads, bridges and water...