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Jul 8 2019
The typical lift station bypass requires a primary and a backup sound-attenuated centrifugal or hydraulic pump. These units pump from the influent…
Trenches can be dangerous places for pipe installers, so establishing and following standards of safety before, during and after trench installations can be a life-saving measure.
Trenches can be dangerous places for pipe installers, so establishing and following standards of safety before, during and after trench installations can be a life-saving measure.
Mar 6 2019
On May 10, 2018, James Rogers wrote in a post on Facebook that a 12-ft-deep sewer hole in which he was working caved in 10 minutes after he got out…
Feb 4 2019
Non-revenue water is among one of the top issues facing water utilities today. According to Power Over Energy, an estimated 2.1 trillion gal of…
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Ensure the sensor flow cell is level.
Jan 9 2019
Ensuring that pathogen-free water is provided to customers is one of the most important functions of a water treatment plant. Accurate turbidity…
Nov 2 2018
A geosynthetic cementitious composite mat (GCCM) is a rehabilitation solution consisting of a geosynthetic material impregnated with cement that…
Oct 4 2018
Changing the seal oil in the KZN Series of BJM pumps is not as difficult as it looks. Follow these 12 steps to complete the seal oil change. Make…
Sep 18 2017
The first steps of cleaning a pH sensor are to wipe away debris and rinse the sensor in warm tap water.  For a pH sensor to maintain an accurate…
Aug 9 2017
Adding electronic instrumentation and automation to a water management system can provide a number of benefits, but it can seem daunting when users…
May 8 2017
With the Internet of Things (IoT) comes the ability to create smart networks that can optimize the management of everything from sewers to offshore…
Mar 30 2017
Lake City, in Clayton County, Ga., is part of the Atlanta metro core. In recent years, new construction has overgrown some existing underground…
Mar 3 2017
Ball and butterfly valves receive their names from the insolating element in each valve that controls the flow of media.  Process valve automation is…
Feb 6 2017
Water and wastewater infrastructure is deteriorating due to lack of investment and funding. This means municipalities and utilities are looking to…
Jan 9 2017
Pressure sewers can provide affordable service to municipalities, new subdivisions, and areas where gravity sewers are difficult and expensive to…
How to Inspect & Maintain a Hydrant
Proper inspection & maintenance ensure reliable fire protection.
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 renewal as various components reach…
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 understanding…
Aug 2 2016
One of the biggest issues that plagues liquid piping systems is the unwanted effects of entrapped air. This article discusses the different ways that…
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 operates…
Jul 1 2016
Metering pumps are a method of injecting chemicals into various water treatment, chemical process and agriculture applications. Their ability to…
May 4 2016
Solid-state water meters offer innovative, fully electronic metering technology that is designed to reduce maintenance, improve accuracy and…
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