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Feb 14 2018

Blockages often occur in residential and municipal sewer systems from accumulation of disposable wipes in wastewater treatment systems. The pipes...

Meagan Mauter on setting goals for the environmental impact of water treatment
Feb 13 2018

Professor Meagan Mauter runs the Water and Energy Efficiency for the Environment (WE3Lab) program at...

Mitigating exorbitant energy costs with membrane bioreactor efficiencies
Feb 13 2018

Schofield Barracks in Honolulu is home to Hawaii’s largest U.S. Army installation. The base primarily provides troop and family housing, as well...

Dee Brown writes on driving decisions at a plant using data from a SCADA system
Feb 13 2018

Technology has come a long way since 1995. That is why Central Arkansas Water (CAW) has seen numerous benefits from its new SCADA system. The...

Jacob Ethen and Steve Cox write on flowmeters at a Minnesota facility
Feb 13 2018

The city of St. Cloud, Minn., straddles the Mississippi River near the center of the state a little more than 65 miles north of the twin cities of...

Kali Gerhardt writes on how advanced automated meter reading saves money
Feb 13 2018

Technolgy advancements are rapid and never stand still. To purchase an iPad in the year 2000 (if it had existed then) would have cost $10,000 in...

Dan Pinney writes on choosing the best system to identify leaks
Feb 13 2018

Non-revenue water (NRW) remains a significant issue for some utilities. Many water providers in North America experience approximately 20 to 30%...

Satellite imagery & algorithms find leaks in aging infrastructure
Feb 13 2018

When most people think of satellites, they think about the exploration of outer space, distant planets, satellite internet or even cellphones. But...

Murfreesboro treatment plant uses high-flux membranes to handle increased demand
Feb 13 2018

In 2008, the city of Murfreesboro, Tenn., experienced a population surge that caused a strain on water resources. Located just outside of...

Feb 13 2018

My 7-year-old son absolutely loves mustard, so there are many opportunities for his clothes to get covered in it. Mustard can be a hard stain to...

Bob Crossen writes on water scarcity
Feb 13 2018

I recently have been reading a lot of science fiction, and decided to plunge into one of the most well-known and renowned sci-fi series of all...

New Trump budget plan to drastically reduce major water projects
Feb 13 2018

On Feb. 12, 2018, President Donald Trump announced the budget plan for the 2019 fiscal year. The new plan...

Feb 13 2018

How to set a Plast-O-Matic regulator to reduce pipeline pressure to a safe, usable level and to protect spray heads, filters and downstream...

Feb 9 2018

Kamstrup opened a new water meter production facility in Roswell, Ga. Feb. 8. The manufacturing facility will bring more than 50 jobs to the U.S....

WSC calls for U.S. water infrastructure legislation
Feb 9 2018

The Water Systems Council (WSC) has expressed emphatic support for the...