Tag: reservoir

A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply

Guest Commentary: Level Control Valves

Guest Commentary: Level Control Valves

AS AUTOMATION AND COMPUTER CONTROL took a foothold in the operation and control of reservoirs and elevated water tanks, the industry moved the valve control from mechanical Automatic Control Valves (ACV) to Actuated Butterfly and Ball Valves. The primary reason being that actuators can be controlled by SCADA systems, which

Stormwater Goes to School

Not too long ago, there were only two colleges in the United States where one could learn about stormwater management, notes Brant Keller, public works director for Griffin, GA.

Pump System Longevity and Extreme Operating Regimes

Pump System Longevity and Extreme Operating Regimes

A pump is a mechanism that utilizes mechanical force to overcome distance, elevation, and friction to move water or another liquid through a conduit to a point where it can be discharged, stored, or utilized. Like all mechanical devices, pumps can wear out or break over time. A pump’s operational

Excellence in Operational and Design in Water Infrastructure Honored

Excellence in Operational and Design in Water Infrastructure Honored

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2017 WEF Awards recipients for operational and design excellence.

These awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession.

“The Water Environment Federation is extremely proud to honor these examples of top-of-industry excellence in operations and

Project Profile: Munoz Flats Habitat Improvement Project Future

Project Profile: Munoz Flats Habitat Improvement Project Future

MUNOZ FLATS WAS HISTORICALLY part of the floodplain of the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico. A project was developed to enhance wildlife habitat, create more opportunities for fishing and hunting, and improve access to the San Juan River. Project funding was provided by the New Mexico Department of

Permeable Surfaces

Permeable Surfaces

The vast expanses of impermeable asphalt surfaces blanketing the country and crisscrossing every urban center and thoroughfare from the east to west add up to a total of 4.12 million miles—enough to circle the Earth’s equator 157 times over. While it might be easy to take impermeable pavement for granted

New Bobcat 5-Link Torsion Suspension Undercarriage

New Bobcat 5-Link Torsion Suspension Undercarriage

(WEST FARGO, N.D. — August 2017) Bobcat Company introduces a new compact track loader 5-Link torsion suspension undercarriage, providing increased performance, operator comfort and serviceability. M2-Series T870 compact track loaders are the first Bobcat® loaders manufactured with the new 5-Link torsion suspension undercarriage.

Increased durability and reliability

Uptime protection is a top

Project Profile: Gobernadora Multi-Purpose Basin

Project Profile: Gobernadora Multi-Purpose Basin

Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV), in partnership with Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) and Orange County Public Works (OCPW), developed an innovative multi-functioning water infrastructure system that reclaims an urban stormwater waste stream and provides regional flood control benefits.

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