When Do Most Water Main Breaks Occur?

On March 11, 2014, in the LinkedIn blog “American Water Works Association,” Riley Vittitoe, the general manager for the water utility of Topeka, Kansas,...

The Pursuit of a Green Carbon Steel Corrosion Inhibitor: Part 4 of 4

In the conclusion to this series, we will examine the testing results for organic and combined corrosion inhibitors in both hard and soft water...
SPX

Keeping Cooling Towers Clean and Healthy

Developing a water management plan is essential for successful cooling tower operation, both in terms of overall cooling process efficiency, and in keeping system...

A Holistic Approach to Process Control

Secondary wastewater treatment, specifically activated sludge treatment, can be broken down into a series of unit processes, each of which are linked to 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...

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...
Centrisys

Enhancing Lab Services with Advanced Equipment and Talent

In an industrial park located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, a group of talented individuals is working together to continue the advancement of their...

The Mono Muncher Takes a Bite Out of Maintenance Problems

NOV Mono solves sludge transfer problem for German wastewater plant. NOV Mono has helped solve an ongoing maintenance problem for a major German wastewater treatment...
arsenic

Reasons to Invest in an Arsenic Water Treatment System

In many areas of the United States, the element arsenic makes its way into the water supply. This element can have adverse...

Clean Energy from Landfill Diversion Plus the Bonus of Biochar

Biochar is the carbon-rich product that is left over after the completion of the gasification process. (photo credit: Dillon Fuller) Lebanon, Tennessee, is located twenty-five miles...