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Mar 6 2019
Ask most metering manufacturers about smart water, and they will tell you they have been offering smart water technology for the past decade.…
Mar 1 2019
Key components of the SMART system include a logic controller with a touch-screen operator interface placed in the station and multiple remote-…
Feb 20 2019
The Valve Manufacturers Association of America has announced the 2019 Annual Valve Industry Knowledge Forum: Conference, Tours and Exhibits in…
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms
A sewer in Sonoma Valley, Calif., has been periodically leaking wastewater during heavy winter storms.
Feb 7 2019
In Sonoma Valley, Calif., work on the next phase of replacing an old and failing sewer main is set to begin this summer. The sewer had been…
Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Feb 4 2019
As I write this, Chicago is expecting ridiculously cold temperatures in a few days. The forecast is showing a high of -16ºF and a low of -27ºF, and…
With the recent cold weather expected to start warming up, snowmelt and rain can lead to flooding in the Chicago area
With the recent cold weather expected to start warming up, snowmelt and rain may lead to flooding in the Chicago area.
Feb 1 2019
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is preparing for flow by lowering water levels in the Chicago Area Waterway…
Today, water utilities are able to monitor their entire distribution system from the comforts of their own control rooms
The digital advancements in leak detection, pressure management and smart metering have given utilities more options to address aging infrastructure, waning legacy knowledge due to retirements and better overall operation of their water systems.
Jan 9 2019
U.S. water infrastructure is rated D+ by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and according to the American Water Works Assn., 240,000 main…
Jan 9 2019
The construction of a new potable water pipeline was critical for residents of the bucolic Pennsylvania Amish country because local supply wells were…
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
A semiconductor chip manufacturer determined that blending chemicals on-site would be more cost-effective for its operations, so it sought a complete system from a manufacturer.
Jan 7 2019
For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
A computer glitch at a filtration plant may have allowed minerals to seep into the water turning the water brown in Lake Station, Ind.
A computer glitch at a filtration plant may have allowed minerals to seep into the water turning the water brown in Lake Station, Ind.
Dec 27 2018
In Lake Station, Ind., residents have noticed brown-tinted waters. According to CBS Chicago, officials say it is supposedly safe to drink. A supposed…
Hu Honua Bioenergy is being fined $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch
Hu Honua Bioenergy is being fined $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the ocean by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch.
Dec 20 2018
The Hawaii State Department of Health’s Clean Water Branch (DOH) is fining Hu Honua Bioenergy $25,000 for discharging industrial wastewater into the…
 A natural gas well on the Canyons of Ancient National Monument in colorado overflowed a tank after a valve was stuck open
A natural gas well on the Canyons of Ancient National Monument in Colorado overflowed a tank after a valve was stuck open.
Dec 10 2018
In Montezuma County, Colo., a gas well spilled about 3,150 gal of wastewater onto the ground at the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Oct…
Dec 5 2018
The City of Farmington Hills is the second-largest city in Oakland County, Mich., with a population of more than 80,000. Most of the city has…
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less
Missouri award grants up to $50,000 for communities with a population of 10,000 or less.
Nov 12 2018
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will be assisted by a $48,000 grant to help the city of Carl Junction in evaluating its wastewater…
Nov 2 2018
The process when a power failure occurs and what that means to a utility’s water treatment plant operator is an enormous task. The operator has to…
Oct 4 2018
Growers throughout the San Joaquin Valley use sulfuric acid to reduce irrigation water pH. The Plast-O-Matic corrosion-resistant RVDT valve provides…
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…
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