Tag: water level

Water level or gauge height or stage is the elevation of the free surface of a stream, lake or reservoir relative to a specified datum.

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

Optimizing Operations

Optimizing Operations

Just about every water utility uses some type of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. SCADA control systems incorporate computers, networked data communication, and graphical user interfaces to manage systems and control industrial processes at remote locations.

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

QED Environmental Systems Announces Power Pro ESP™ Electric Sampling Pump

QED Environmental Systems Announces Power Pro ESP™ Electric Sampling Pump

Pump offers high performance with low power consumption

Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces the release of its Power Pro ESP™ electric sampling pump. This electric pump utilizes cutting-edge pumping technology to achieve simple operation with sophisticated control.

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STORMCHAMBERS
HydroLogic Solution’s StormChamber systems are highly cost effective for control of stormwater runoff, peak flow attenuation, sediment control, nutrient and pollutant removal, and stormwater conveyance. One row of 34-inch StormChambers provides conveyance capacity approximately equivalent to 42-inch pipe; 52-inch pipe with our 44-inch StormChambers. StormChamber systems are less expensive, and

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.

In Pursuit of Data

In Pursuit of Data

When accurately obtained and analyzed, water-quality data has the potential to drastically influence our daily lives by identifying problems, verifying solutions, and fueling scientific revelations. Understanding how water moves through our society and how our society affects its condition can improve conservation and management of this necessary global resource. Every

In it for the Long Haul

In it for the Long Haul

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

Protecting Drinking Water from Saltwater Intrusion

Protecting Drinking Water from Saltwater Intrusion

In Miami Beach, FL, people sometimes must navigate streets wearing boots because during weather events, the streets get flooded twice a day for a couple of hours, notes Jayantha Obeysekera, chief modeler for the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).

Integrating Land-Use Changes for Future Stormwater Projects

Integrating Land-Use Changes for Future Stormwater Projects

In early July 2013, 2 inches of rain fell within a 45-minute period at the city-owned Lebanon Municipal Airport in Lebanon, NH. This storm created devastation for the city and the airport, with multiple slope failures and roadway washouts. In all, 3.47 inches of rain fell during the 10-year storm

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