Post Tagged with: "data management"

Special Report: Streamlining Operations with Data

Special Report: Streamlining Operations with Data

May 30, 2024 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

Are you looking to increase automation at your treatment plant or water district? There’s no doubt the future of water utility and resource management will involve increased automation to bolster strategic decision making. This new eBook from WF&M, sponsored by Aquatic Informatics, takes a lookRead More

Top-Notch Operation: Data Management Boosts Pennsylvania Wastewater Plant

Top-Notch Operation: Data Management Boosts Pennsylvania Wastewater Plant

March 14, 2024 at 11:45 am 0 comments

By Erik Larsen The Brush Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (BCWTP) is located about half an hour north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Cranberry Township. The plant uses physical, chemical, biological and membrane filtration processes to treat an average of 3.4 million gallons of wastewater daily. TheRead More

Modernizing Network Management

Modernizing Network Management

November 20, 2023 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Bridging Physical and Digital Operations at Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Utilities By Seth Johnstone The water industry is contending with three primary challenges: aging infrastructure, water stress from drought or flooding and critical water quality issues. These challenges, along with an aging utility workforce andRead More

What Are Water Utilities & States Doing with Compliance Data?

What Are Water Utilities & States Doing with Compliance Data?

November 13, 2023 at 6:35 am 0 comments

A Scathing Critique. A review of “Next Generation Compliance: Environmental Regulation for the Modern Era,” by author Cynthia Giles, published by Oxford University Press. | By G. Tracy Mehan, III Former Obama EPA enforcement chief Cynthia Giles has written a very challenging, well-documented critique ofRead More

The Digital Transformation of Small Utilities

The Digital Transformation of Small Utilities

September 18, 2023 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Improving Performance of the Long Tail of the Water Industry By Doug Hatler According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are more than 50,000 drinking water and wastewater utilities in operation in the United States serving a population of less than 10,000. TheseRead More

The Penn Yan wastewater treatment plant was built in 1983 with a design flow capacity of 1.8 MGD.

Manual to Modern

September 11, 2023 at 6:45 am 0 comments

How the Move to a Centralized Data Platform Heightened Operations at a Small New York Wastewater Treatment Plant By Scott Dorner Located on the north end of Keuka Lake in the State of New York, is the Village of Penn Yan which is home toRead More

5 Data Management Best Practices for Your Consideration

5 Data Management Best Practices for Your Consideration

June 16, 2023 at 9:51 am 0 comments

By Fiona Straton Today’s data-centric world is complex. Data is growing exponentially and typically these data sets exist in isolation. With information such as geospatial data, time-series data, financial data, engineering data, and asset management data, all residing in different silos it is all butRead More

Business Process Improvement at Toronto Water

Business Process Improvement at Toronto Water

June 12, 2023 at 5:30 am 0 comments

By Tim Kruse The City of Toronto Water Department, Ontario, Canada, (Toronto Water) serves nearly three million customers who rely on more than 1,800 employees to keep operations running at their peak. Toronto Water is responsible for drinking water supply and four water treatment plants,Read More

Advanced Metering and Monitoring in a Changing World

Advanced Metering and Monitoring in a Changing World

June 5, 2023 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Andrew Chastain-Howley Throughout the last few years, there have been great shifts in human interaction and in the considerations of our climate future. Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has continued to evolve and expand into the utility market, and this has brought another solution moreRead More

Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

September 19, 2022 at 9:05 am 0 comments

By Phil Beecher In an age of rising drought, every water operator is searching for ways to reduce loss. Distribution inefficiencies and aging infrastructure can cost water utilities billions of dollars every year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), water distribution systems loseRead More