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Mar 11 2020Maintenance Management & Services
I’ve heard plenty of lectures, attended plenty of sessions and received more story pitches than I can count regarding smart water, but most of those…
Credits to: Jason R. Gangstad
Credits to: Jason R. Gangstad
Mar 6 2020Wastewater Treatment
Wastewater treatment is the process of converting wastewater into water that can be discharged back into the environment.  According to the U.S. EPA…
Mar 4 2020Q&A
Tuser: What can industry professionals expect from the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Spring Conference…
Jose River
Jose Rivera, CSIA CEO
Feb 28 2020Q&A
Tuser: CSIA just marked 25 years as an organization. What notable automation advancements do you think are slated for CSIA’s future?  Rivera:…
Feb 25 2020Plant Profile
Located in Suffolk, Virginia, Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s  (HRSD) Nansemond Treatment Plant is devoted to using fats, oils & grease (FOG…
Feb 25 2020Reverse Osmosis
On the surface, it might seem that knowing when to replace the membrane elements in a reverse osmosis (RO) system would be simple. In attempting to…
Feb 25 2020Filtraton
For municipal water authorities, pre-filtration of water is critical to protect and extend the life of membrane systems, as well as increase…
Feb 25 2020Chlorine/Chloramines
The accurate process measurement of free chlorine, total chlorine and chlorine dioxide is essential to the successful operation of municipal and…
Feb 24 2020Sewer Overflows
The city of Decatur, Arkansas, wanted to increase capacity at its wastewater treatment plant. It also needed a new system for supervisory control and…
Feb 24 2020Ultraviolet Disinfection Equipment
More than 100 years ago, it was discovered that a specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light could disrupt the DNA of many microorganisms. This…
Feb 24 2020Microorganisms, Bacteria & Viruses
The city of Corpus Christi Greenwood Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) uses ultraviolet (UV) light for disinfecting its effluent discharge.…
Feb 24 2020Editorial/Topical
Numbers paint a dire picture of water consumption in Las Vegas. The metropolitan region has a population of 2.2 million, and the average household…
Feb 24 2020Editorial/Topical
In January, Baltimore became the first major U.S. city to enact a water affordability and equity law aimed at helping the most marginalized citizens…
Feb 24 2020Instrumentation, Water Quality Monitoring
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…
Feb 24 2020Q&A
Tuser: What is the premise of the book? Seldon: A Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) Superintendent is faced with a murdered body in his primary…
Japanese garden at the Tillman Water Reclamation Plant shot from rye'n on Flickr. View the photo from rye'n here: flickr.com/photos/61986819@N02/12939549034.
Japanese garden at the Tillman Water Reclamation Plant shot from rye'n on Flickr.
Feb 14 2020Treatment Plants
The main photo above was shot by rye'n on Flickr. View a high resolution of the image on Flickr. Consider this: a city decided to build a…
Feb 13 2020Water Filtration
What is water filtering? Water purification takes place on small and large scales, and  water filtering can provide clean and potable water for…
Feb 13 2020Smart Water
In the water sector, there is growing pressure to do more with less. Despite limited budgets, water and wastewater managers are faced with increasing…
Feb 4 2020Monitoring Systems
Monitoring Key components of the Strategic Monitoring for Advanced Remote Transfer System include a logic controller with a touch-screen operator…
water treatment plant
These peristaltic chemical metering pumps inject chemicals used in membrane bioreactor (MBR) filter backwashes. MBR effluent can meet non-potable use standards, particularly for irrigation use.
Feb 4 2020Industrial Wastewater Recycling/Reuse
Stone Brewing has come a long way since opening in San Diego, California, in 1996. The company was listed in the Inc. 500 | 5000 Fastest Growing…
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