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Oct 4 2018
Modern variable-speed drives (VSD) have been used with positive displacement equipment for more than 20 years. VSD technology originated in the 1960s…
Oct 4 2018
In Northern San Diego County approximately 7 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean lies the town of Vista, Calif. Vista was founded in 1882 and quickly…
Oct 4 2018
The Great Lakes region was blessed with abundant fresh water for its rivers and lakes. Water as a resource and method of transportation was an…
Oct 4 2018
Changing the seal oil in the KZN Series of BJM pumps is not as difficult as it looks. Follow these 12 steps to complete the seal oil change. Make…
Oct 4 2018
The pumping industry has faced a growing predicament over the last 25 years. As conservation efforts have lowered overall water consumption, aging…
Oct 4 2018
No plans or models—traditional or digital—truly can show clients how a water treatment plant, a pump station or a wastewater facility will look, feel…
Oct 4 2018
As we continue to see the full impact of Hurricane Florence unfold, it is clear that the biggest threat to public safety associated with this storm…
Oct 4 2018
As more news comes out about the damage and turmoil caused by Hurricane Florence along the eastern U.S. coast, I am reminded of the devastation…
Sep 10 2018
Water is among the world’s most essential natural resources. Just as it aids in the development of human life and agricultural products, water is…
Sep 10 2018
Clean water is an essential requirement for human health, environmental sustainability and economic development. Due to population growth,…
Sep 10 2018
Hixson, Tenn., is fortunate to have a reliable water source from aquifers, coupled with strong leadership that enables Hixson Utility District (HUD)…
Sep 10 2018
Around the U.S., many state and local regulations require facilities and residences with failing onsite wastewater systems to connect to gravity…
Sep 10 2018
Greg Hall Jr. is used to riding out storms. He has done it many times in his 15 years as superintendent of the city of Conroe, Texas’ wastewater…
Sep 10 2018
As part of a downtown revitalization effort, Springfield, the capital of Illinois, is turning a two-block section of historic Jackson Street…
Sep 10 2018
Florida is booming. Unemployment is down, real estate values are up and the population is growing … fast. There are now 21 million Floridians. Since…
Sep 7 2018
When it comes to identifying and managing apparent water loss, unauthorized use is one area of concern for utilities. An estimated 8% of non-revenue…
Sep 7 2018
Celebrating 125 years in business is an impressive achievement regardless of the industry in which the company manages its business, but that is what…
Sep 7 2018
When she qualified for the Olympic swimming trials at age 15, she did not realize how important water would be to the rest of her life. She was…
Sep 7 2018
Did you know wastewater is 99.9% to 99.95% water? It is only the remaining 0.05% to 0.1% (about 500 to 1,000 mg/L) that is comprised of impurities…
Sep 7 2018
Earlier this summer, I discovered and joined a handful of water and wastewater treatment operator groups on Facebook. I initially was skeptical that…
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