Instrumentation, Water Quality Monitoring

Instrumentation such as level sensors and water quality monitoring sensors can be use to assess water quality for a water treatment plant or utility. Regularly conducting water quality monitoring and test using instrumentation is critical to ensure a water treatment plant or water utility meets required U.S. EPA drinking water standards.

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May 15 2020
Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) has been providing water and electricity to the city of Riverside, California, since 1895. As an innovative public…
Apr 8 2020
Molson Coors is donating safe drinking water to truck drivers in the U.S. and Canada, according to a blog post by the community. The company has…
Mar 10 2020
A program that protects the Dillon Reservoir from the excessive phosphorus levels and algae growth is undergoing changes and scaling back its…
Feb 24 2020
Water treatment using ultraviolet (UV) light has been around for many years, and it is a robust and effective technology. That being said, there are…
Jan 31 2020
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jan 24 2020
The administration issued new rules removing federal protections for half the nation’s wetlands and hundreds of thousands of small waterways, …
Jan 21 2020
A lab owner hired to ensure water quality for dozens of Mississippi towns has been sentenced to 18 months for faking test results. John H. Couey, 44…
Jan 16 2020
A coding error in Pflugerville Surface Water Treatment Plant's regulations system was responsible for the city's Dec. 24 water treatment issue.…
Jan 14 2020
The researchers developed a model to track the water and gauge water quality at the power plant, located near Phoenix, Arizona, which converts heat…
Jan 9 2020
A malfunction at the Lester J. Berglund Water Treatment Plant in Poway, California led to the contamination of the potable water supply and a boil…
Dec 27 2019
Vermont craft brewers have launched an alliance to raise awareness about what the industry can do to protect water resources. The initiative makes…
Dec 13 2019
Irish Water, a water utility company in Ireland, has warned that there is a narrowing gap between supply and demand in the system for the greater…
Dec 11 2019
Magnus Services aimed to be more cognizant of its water supply at all of its hydraulic fracturing sites, while reducing the necessary personnel…
Dec 11 2019
Location Yosemite Valley, Calif. Project Size 310 ft of head; 1,150 gpm Cost Not specified Facility Owner  San Francisco Public Utilities…
Dec 11 2019
In 2019, WWD had four top projects that topped the editors scoring lists, so to determine which one would be named the #1 WWD Top Project, they held…
Dec 11 2019
St. Bernard Parish is situated southeast of New Orleans in the state of Louisiana. Following Hurricane Katrina, its population shrank from 67,000  to…
Dec 11 2019
The Environmental Commission voted on Dec. 10 to recommend that Joliet turn to Lake Michigan for water, which could cost $1 billion for a pipeline to…
Dec 5 2019
More than 100,000 gallons of wastewater flowed into a dry tributary bed of Bull Creek in Austin, Texas after a 21 inch main break and sanitary sewage…
Dec 3 2019
The nonprofit Givepower built its first solar water farm in Kenya. This was done to turn the East African country’s saltwater into clean drinking…
Dec 2 2019
Authorities have reopened about six miles of Orange County, Calif., ocean and bay water areas closed by a 1.4 million gal sewage spill.  The…
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