All Whitepapers

Dec 10 2014
Fire hydrants exist to protect life and property from the perils of fire. Certainly they have other uses, but their role in protecting us, day in and…
Nov 25 2014
After overcoming issues of inefficiency and clogging, only vibration remained an obstacle to perfecting the S-tube impeller. Grundfos engineers…
Nov 21 2014
The Smart Water Network (SWAN) is the water utility industry’s equivalent to the energy industry’s Smart Grid. However, water utilities are trying to…
Nov 11 2014
Reinforced flexible membrane liners (rFMLs) offer superior performance to concrete in primary and secondary containment applications. rFMLs are less…
Oct 22 2014
Harmful blue-green algae blooms have become all too common in freshwater lakes, including reservoirs that are sources of municipal drinking water. A…
Oct 8 2014
Even where fine screens are installed in the headworks of wastewater treatment plants, some debris will always end up in the sludge. Plastic parts…
Sep 18 2014
In order to survive in a tough competitive environment, many companies are searching for ways to realize savings in their production. Such savings…
Sep 9 2014
Natural gas is a fossil fuel composed of a mixture of hydrocarbon gases. The primary components are methane, ethane and propane. It is the cleanest-…
Sep 3 2014
Each time a utility gathers, treats and distributes water—every time a pump starts, a tank is filled or a tap is opened—data is being generated and…
Aug 28 2014
Water quality problems in potable water storage tanks include temperature stratification, stagnation, dead zones and short-circuiting. These problems…
Aug 27 2014
Now in the second phase of its consent decree-mandated Long Term Control Plan to optimize interactivity between its four wastewater processing plants…
Jul 16 2014
Productivity is more reliable when equipment can be monitored to detect incipient failures and take corrective action before the plant goes down. But…
Jul 10 2014
Over the past forty years or more, the natural gas distribution industry in the U.S. has made a remarkable transformation from a near-exclusive…
Jul 7 2014
Structure owners and users are becoming increasingly aware of the liabilities and the costs of corrosion. Carrying out remedial work—particularly on…
Jun 26 2014
This paper provides an overview of the condition of the nation's water infrastructure and the need to replace piping systems with materials that do…
Jun 24 2014
Organizations treating and disposing hydraulic fracturing wastewater generate new revenue and improve operations with cost-effective, reliable oil-…
May 20 2014
Early removal of oil from your facility's wastewater can improve operation efficiencies, generate revenue, demonstrate environmental responsibility…
May 14 2014
Energy costs have become a major contributor to pumping systems' total cost of ownership (TCO). In fact, energy cost represents 40% of the TCO of a…
Apr 24 2014
When a discussion turns to requirements for “explosion‐proof” pumps, many people rely on word of mouth, past practices or even old wives tales, it…
Apr 24 2014
Submersible pumps are similar to children: They need to be properly fed. When a submersible pump is installed in a manner that does not permit free…
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