A major concern of U.S. petroleum refineries and chemical process plants is regulatory compliance.
Yuba County Water Agency in Marysville, Calif., recently chose a wireless system as a solution for a water pump problem. Here are some of benefits they discovered.
The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Ill. is the world's largest commercial building, largest wholesale design center and a premier international business location. Encompassing 4.2 million gross square feet, the Mart spans two city blocks and stands 25 stories high. It welcomes more than three million visitors each year to its retail shops; boutiques; 11 floors of permanent showrooms for gift, residential, casual and contract furnishings; 10 floors of office space; dozens of trade shows and a myriad of special educational, community and consumer events. pump system optimization
Explore the current condition of SCADA reports and some new technology that will improve the quality of those reports.
To achieve a sustainable future, the green movement demands increased energy efficiency and conservation. Here is a look at how these changes will impact the water industry and its use of pumps and controls.
Q. What is a free standing baseplate and when should it be used? Are there any special design requirements?
In hydraulic cylinders, used in everything from precise positioning equipment in machine tools to heavy earth moving machinery in the toughest working environments, the requirements for sealing are varied and difficult.
Water and wastewater systems in the United States use a tremendous amount of power.
Water and wastewater systems in the United States use a tremendous amount of power. The EPA estimates that these systems use 50 trillion watt-hours annually at a cost of $4 billion. Combined with electric rate increases upward of 20 percent in a single year, water and wastewater system operators are left with an enormous strain on their budget.
Here is a primer on the proper locations for surge protection in water and wastewater facilities.
Since municipal codes frequently deal with the most crucial areas of public life-covering the safety of life and property-it is understandable that preference is given to tools and methods that are "tried and true" over ones that are untested. The challenge becomes how to take advantage of new advances in technology while recognizing the importance of maintaining an uncompromising level of safety and security. The answer can lie in close cooperation between officials who champion the integrity of the municipal code system and individuals experienced in the implementation of innovative technologies.