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Volume 5, Issue 3
Published: May 5, 2017
Cutting-edge leak detection in an ancient city
Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world, its origins dating back to the fourth millennium BC. It is a city covered with history – monuments and buildings reflecting its colourful past....
Optimising flow control in the digital age
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) has been heralded as a great enabler that will revolutionise manufacturing and processing. Although asset-heavy industries were slow on the initial uptake, as the...
Harnessing the energy of the sea
Developing new sustainable, ecologically acceptable technologies for heating and cooling domestic and commercial premises has been challenging the resources of many energy companies around the world. Harnessing...
Proper pump selection for wastewater treatment plant pumps
Access to clean water is essential to sustain and provide for the continued development of the world’s population and its economic growth. Even though approximately two thirds of the earth’s...
Choose your mixers - stainless steel versus fibreglass
At one of the largest research parks in the world, there is no shortage of expertise in weighing up whether one material is more suitable than another. With more than 200 companies and over 50,000 people...
Neither too much nor too little
Many wastewater and clean water processes require mixing and agitation to enhance the reaction time and to optimise the process. In addition, there can be several other demands that must be considered...
Designing the 'world's biggest' water gate valve
“Everything is big in Texas”, the saying goes, and that is definitely true of its water demand. Texas is the second largest state in the US both in terms of area and population. Its huge expanse...
Keeping the flow
Flow is very simply defined as a volume of a material travelling within a given time, so cubic metres per hour or litres per second etc. There are a variety of ways that we can directly and indirectly...
Winds of change
Across the world there are tens of thousands of sewage treatment plants treating billions of litres of sewage everyday. Myriad measuring instruments monitor and measure water or sewage for level, flow,...
Chemical control in wastewater
It is well documented that the appropriate control of nutrients such as phosphorous in the world’s water courses is vital for a cleaner, sustainable future. With this in mind, the European Water...
Water leak detection from up high
In some places in Europe, as much as 50% of water resources are being lost before they reach the tap. The WADI project aims to address the challenge of building a water and energy efficient society by...
Website Exclusive: Intelligent wastewater pumping
As the wastewater sector continues to focus on driving energy efficiency and a reduction in the total cost of pump ownership, the demand for intelligent, sustainable pumping solutions has never been greater....
Website Exclusive: A fundamental breakthrough
There are many ultrasonic choices that are used for level monitorinig in the universe of sewers, pipes and storm-water control. Although many circumstances in this environment, such as turbulence and unwanted...
Website Exclusive: A single source for wastewater handling technology
Applications for material handling and pumping technology in the wastewater industry tend to be complex, with a number of different people and organisations involved in installation and operation. The...
Website Exclusive: The power of flood prevention
The Colombian State of Antioquia creates much of its clean power from hydro plants along the Guadalupe River. In the case of the Guadalupe IV hydroelectric plant, the risk of flooding required a suitable...