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May 18 2020
Across industries, thermoplastic filtration systems can present many advantages over metal filtration options. While some opt for metals for high…
May 15 2020Smart Water
Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) has been providing water and electricity to the city of Riverside, California, since 1895. As an innovative public…
old town winter
Pressure reducing valves are used throughout Park City, Utah’s system to regulate flows using pressure zones. Real-time monitoring of these zones helps address issues and problems before they become a crisis for the community or individual customers.
May 15 2020Smart Water
In our ever-evolving technology landscape, the ability to adapt quickly can be a major asset. This is one reason why water utilities consider making…
May 14 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
COVID-19 swept across the globe in late 2019 and early 2020, resulting in events cancellations, business closures, and project delays, among other…
Control rooms can centralize information in a smart system for ease of monitoring and control.
Control rooms can centralize information in a smart system for ease of monitoring and control.
May 12 2020Smart Water
The water sector is notoriously slow to adopt new equipment and technologies for various reasons. Risk-avoidance, clunky procurement procedures and…
Remote access via modern SCADA systems has revolutionized the way utilities operate
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SponsoredMay 11 2020
Maintenance issues and major weather events can happen anywhere and at any time, and time is critical to avoiding a costly breakdown. For Allen…
May 4 2020Water Recycling & Reuse
Why Water is Life Did you know that water is needed in almost everything we use, we do, and we eat? Table 1 shows a summary of how much water we use…
Apr 29 2020Ultrasonic Flowmeters
Process water and wastewater operations play an important role in an increasingly demanding industrial environment. Selecting proper flow…
Apr 29 2020Pipe Repair Clamps/Sleeves/Taps
The flat gasket repair clamp is often seen as the jack-of-all-trades product for fixing industrial pipes. No matter what the issue, there is…
Apr 29 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
During this time of uncertainty, I hope that I can provide some information to help you all guide decisions throughout 2020. In late March to early…
Apr 28 2020Regulations
What Was the Case About? This case hinges on whether The County of Maui, Hawaii requires a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) …
Apr 27 2020
In 2016, as City Water Light and Power (CWLP) was preparing for the latest rulings to the Effluent Limit Guidelines (ELG) addressing tighter limits…
Apr 24 2020Coronavirus COVID-19
AWWA’s COVID-19 Response Bob Crossen: So what has been AWWA's response to COVID-19. How has the organization been affected by it internally,…
Lynchburg
The Ignition SCADA system by Inductive Automation helps the City of Lynchburg in Virginia quickly and easily design applications.
SponsoredApr 23 2020
When he was SCADA manager for the City of Lynchburg in Virginia, Jason Hamlin was in search of the “Goldilocks” of SCADA systems. He needed a…
Apr 21 2020Plant Profile
Located in The Dalles, Oregon, Dalles Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) discharges to the Columbia River, the nation’s second largest river.  The…
Apr 20 2020Pump Stations
Backup power is one of the benefits provided by energy storage. With hurricanes, floods, and wildfires increasingly occurring, there is a risk of…
PFAS
Figure 1. PFAS removed by RO in a DPR Project
Apr 20 2020Potable Water Treatment Products
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic fluorinated organic compounds widely used in industrial, commercial and consumer products…
basins
Basins must be drained to properly measure chain tension and inspect the scrapers.
Apr 20 2020Clarifier Equipment
The goal of a water clarification system is to maximize the capture of solids so as to minimize the quantity of suspended solids, which escape the…
Apr 20 2020Sewer Systems
Even a construction project like the world’s largest ethane steam cracker — a multi-billion-dollar state-of-the-art facility in southeast Texas —…
Apr 17 2020Potable Water Treatment Products
Grundfos’ commitment to promoting sustainability is genuine, as evident by how it spearheads programs worldwide to help promote the efficient and…
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