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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 particularly…
Mar 2 2016
In the water and wastewater industry, typical flowmeter requirements include: • Flowmeters must be verified at regular intervals; • Verification…
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 issue. With…
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 systems…
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…
Jul 30 2015
Ball valves are a common choice in water systems because they are inexpensive and have a high temperature and pressure tolerance. The valve works by…
Jul 7 2015
Snowmelt and heavy spring rainfall often lead to flooded basements. Solving problems associated with basement flooding can be simplified into a three…
May 4 2015
Utilities usually deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to improve billing accuracy and eliminate estimated reads. Applications that use the…
Apr 2 2015
As the nation’s infrastructure continues to require costly and extensive repairs and replacements to keep roads, bridges and water systems functional…
Mar 3 2015
As the world’s population rapidly grows, the water industry is focusing on ways to save water, reduce maintenance on the growing amount of equipment…
Feb 9 2015
Compared with high-profile oil and gas pipeline spills, water main leaks receive relatively little attention. But should these comparatively…
Jan 15 2015
One of the more complex and difficult measurements in many water and wastewater treatment plants is pH, but the following tips can help to ensure…
Nov 10 2014
Today’s wastewater collection system operators are faced with many daily challenges that range from simple tasks to comprehensive capital improvement…
Oct 13 2014
Upgrading a SCADA system in a large water/wastewater treatment plant can be daunting. There are a lot of tanks, pumps and systems in a plant, and…
Oct 13 2014
In wastewater treatment facilities, keeping lubricants clean and fit for use can present challenges. Plant operators faced with shrinking manpower…
Sep 10 2014
Energy usage at water resource recovery facilities (WRRF) is a big deal. The cost of energy is the single largest operating cost for many and…
Singer pressure reducing valve maintenance
Singer pressure reducing valve maintenance
Aug 22 2014
Like every piece of mechanical equipment we use, a control valve requires some maintenance. Because budgets are stretched and time is tight, it can…
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