WATER INNOVATIONS CURRENT ISSUE

  • EPA Reveals The Key To Clean Water
    EPA Reveals The Key To Clean Water

    Water and wastewater treatment plant operators may not always love regulators, but they should love what the U.S. EPA water chief had to say about them. Speaking at the “BusinessH20 Water Innovation Summit” in September, the EPA’s assistant administrator for water, Dave Ross, referred to those who clean our country’s drinking water and wastewater as “silent, everyday unsung heroes.” While not as celebrated as others who dedicate themselves to public service, such as police officers, firefighters, and teachers, they are every bit as essential — if not more so.

  • Water Loss Control — From Audit To Action
    Water Loss Control — From Audit To Action

    Non-revenue water loss is a problem from coast to coast, but California has taken a lead and set an example — with resources from AWWA — by adopting and sharing best practices to help solve the issue.

  • THMs In Drinking Water And Bladder Cancer
    THMs In Drinking Water And Bladder Cancer

    The U.S. EPA regulates total trihalomethanes (TTHMs) to reduce risks from bladder cancer and other maladies, but studies suggest there are many other factors to consider.

  • Moneyball For Water And Wastewater Treatment
    Moneyball For Water And Wastewater Treatment

    The movie and sports term has infiltrated the business world and has important implications for the water/wastewater industry.

  • Water And Power Generation Remain A Balancing Act Amid Tightening Regulations
    Water And Power Generation Remain A Balancing Act Amid Tightening Regulations

    A recent survey digs into the treatment aspects of water in the power industry, revealing how electric utilities are responding to concerns over regulations and volumes of use.

  • Four Zebra Mussel Myths And Where They Went Wrong
    Four Zebra Mussel Myths And Where They Went Wrong

    Ridding water bodies and infrastructure of the invasive species is difficult and costly for water utilities and power generation facilities — a real concern that is complicated by fake news.

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Hits Its Stride For Water, Wastewater, And Stormwater Treatment
    Computational Fluid Dynamics Hits Its Stride For Water, Wastewater, And Stormwater Treatment

    It took some time for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to find its way to the water industry, but now that it has, a primer is warranted to understand its application.

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WASTEWATER

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REUSE

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UTILITY MANAGEMENT

  • EPA Reveals The Key To Clean Water

    Water and wastewater treatment plant operators may not always love regulators, but they should love what the U.S. EPA water chief had to say about them. Speaking at the “BusinessH20 Water Innovation Summit” in September, the EPA’s assistant administrator for water, Dave Ross, referred to those who clean our country’s drinking water and wastewater as “silent, everyday unsung heroes.” While not as celebrated as others who dedicate themselves to public service, such as police officers, firefighters, and teachers, they are every bit as essential — if not more so.

  • The Digital Flip: How Innovation Is Transforming Utility Management

    The digital ecosystem continues to evolve, bringing more brainpower to “smart” technologies — and more efficient water treatment operations and asset management to utilities.

  • 8 Ways To Make Utility-Customer Communication Seamless Across Digital Channels

    If a water utility is going to use digital communication to enhance the customer experience, it needs to ensure that it does so as seamlessly as possible.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

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SOURCE WATER

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  • ProSeries-M Peristaltic Metering Pumps For Municipal Water Treatment
    ProSeries-M Peristaltic Metering Pumps For Municipal Water Treatment

    ProSeries-M, Blue-White's professional line of municipal water treatment products made in America. ProSeries-M products are smart, and can communicate together seamlessly. Watch the video to learn more.

  • 3D Animation Air Foil Bearing
    3D Animation Air Foil Bearing

    Construction and functional principle of a turbo blower of the current AERZEN AT and TB series are simple and at the same time effective. As the air supply of modern wastewater treatment plants is clearly designed for maximum availability, high energy efficiency and long maintenance cycles, AERZEN uses for the demanding bearing system within turbo blowers neither oil nor other lubricants - but simply air.

  • Evoqua Water Technologies: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.
    Evoqua Water Technologies: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

    We are the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve the world’s most fundamental natural resource: water. We have a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service. Our cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services ensure uninterrupted quantity and quality of water, enable regulatory and environmental compliance, increase efficiency through water reuse, and prepare customers for next-generation demands.

  • Utility Turns Over A New Leaf And Embraces Technology To Solve A Problem
    Utility Turns Over A New Leaf And Embraces Technology To Solve A Problem

    Genesee County, located in the middle of Michigan, offers families plenty of outdoor activities and a good way of life. The county’s water and wastewater utilities keep this way of life flowing. When Pump Station #8 kept clogging with debris and required countless maintenance calls to repair, the plant operator began to look for a solution.

    By installing the new Flygt Concertor Intelligent Pumping System with clog detection and pump cleaning functions, Genesee County’s Pump Station #8 is now a clog free operation. The Concertor, a smart wastewater pumping system that senses the operating conditions of its environment, adapts its performance in real time, and provides feedback to pumping station operators.

  • Grand Opening Of The Ovivo MBR Knowledge Center And MICRODYN-NADIR Manufacturing Plant
    Grand Opening Of The Ovivo MBR Knowledge Center And MICRODYN-NADIR Manufacturing Plant

    The new Ovivo MBR Knowledge Center and MICRODYN-NADIR Manufacturing Plant for BIO-CEL MBR Membrane Modules is a 27,000-square-foot facility that houses a fully automated, cutting edge membrane module production line, as well as offices for Ovivo designers, engineers, and technicians.

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DRINKING WATER

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REVENUE METERING

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MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL

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ACE INNOVATION

  • AWWA’s Rebel With A Cause

    Presidents and CEOs aren’t typically the types who get the “cool” label, or at least not in the James Dean sense. But when you rise through the ranks of your industry, challenge the status quo, protect everyday citizens, and ride a motorcycle, you have earned the distinction. This brief Q&A gives insight into the history, motivations, and aspirations of current AWWA President Jim Williams — a lifelong champion of the water industry … and a darn cool guy.

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WEFTEC INNOVATION

  • EPA Reveals The Key To Clean Water

    Water and wastewater treatment plant operators may not always love regulators, but they should love what the U.S. EPA water chief had to say about them. Speaking at the “BusinessH20 Water Innovation Summit” in September, the EPA’s assistant administrator for water, Dave Ross, referred to those who clean our country’s drinking water and wastewater as “silent, everyday unsung heroes.” While not as celebrated as others who dedicate themselves to public service, such as police officers, firefighters, and teachers, they are every bit as essential — if not more so.

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