Cleaning Up Steam Generation

Cleaning Up Steam Generation

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TRADITIONAL NUCLEAR OR fossil fuel power plants utilize feedwater to generate the steam to drive turbines and power electric generators. While steam-generated power provides reliable electricity to many Americans, one often overlooks the need to treat the feedwater and the chemically polluted wastewater that’s produced.  … Read More

Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere

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The first requirement for any community is a secure and clean supply of drinking water. This explains why early civilizations were founded along the banks of major rivers such as the Nile, Indus, Yangtze, Tigris, and Euphrates.  … Read More

Pipeline Assessment

Pipeline Assessment

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Asset management has emerged as a methodology that water agencies have adopted to evaluate and manage their pipeline infrastructure. The profiles of public works and water utility departments discussed in this article reflect how, over the course of 25 years, water agencies have transitioned from replacing a pipe simply because  … Read More

The Automation Advantage

The Automation Advantage

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New technology doesn’t come cheap. But what if that new tech could help utilities better control and monitor the flow of drinking water through their water delivery systems? What if that technology could help utilities discover potential leaks or isolate those pumps and valves that are starting to gradually fail  … Read More

Backflow Prevention Methods

Backflow Prevention Methods

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Without a source of clean, safe water, neither individuals nor communities can survive. So perhaps the greatest invention of any civilization is a way to ensure clean, safe water. Supplying clean, potable water is both complicated and straightforward. The actual process is a relatively simple series of steps (extraction from  … Read More

Irrigation IQ

Irrigation IQ

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The topic of irrigation begins with the question: Why are we irrigating? According to Brent Mecham, industry development director for the Irrigation Association, the answer is obvious: to keep
plants healthy.  … Read More



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