Tuning the Accuracy of Lift Station Flow Rates

In part one of this article, we explored pre-SCADA methods of measurement, past approaches and difficulties in measuring lift station flow rates, and the...
Chopper pump

Chopper Pump or Dual-Shafted Grinder?

Flushable wipes continue to inundate pump stations throughout North America, clogging both pumps and pipes and often requiring operators to remove the offending debris...

Recycling Earth’s Rapidly Shrinking Resource

Water is required throughout a food and beverage facility for various uses, including makeup water for cooling towers and boilers, washing of equipment and...

Finding a Pretreatment Solution for Desalination Applications: Part 2 of 2

Last month, we introduced the following study, which consisted of three phases that started in the autumn of 2016 at a site...

Water 101: A Primer for the Primacy of Water

By Anna Kučírková If you’re reading this, water is probably easily available to you. You may even have a...
U.S. Water Services

Protecting Your Power Plant from Corrosion During Downtime

In the power industry, every minute is critical. A smooth plant startup is vital to operations, and directly linked to lay-up procedures. A thorough...
RO

Design and Care of Reverse Osmosis Systems

In this concluding section of our three-part series on the upkeep of reverse osmosis (RO) systems, we’ll finish out with a detailed...

Tuning the Accuracy of Lift Station Flow Rates: Part 1

To tune means to adjust for optimal or improved performance. Musical tuning entails adjusting an instrument to achieve a perfect pitch. Depending on the...

A Material of the Future

Today composite materials are used in wind energy, marine, construction, aerospace, military and defense, automotive, pipes, access covers, tanks and many more applications. Composites...

A World in Crisis Needs Safe Water

By Dominic Sims, International Code Council Although 70 percent of our planet is covered with water, less than one...