How Predictive Analytics helps run better, more efficient wastewater treatment facilities

Water systems and COVID-19

Truth be told, it’s been a challenge for everyone as we adjust to the new normal during this COVID-19 pandemic. As things have moved along, we’ve developed a new appreciation for the doctors, nurses and medical staff who’ve put themselves in harm’s way to help save lives.  And in other cases, we’ve learned to appreciate […]

How digitization maximizes a pump station’s performance

Without a doubt – one of the biggest challenges that the wastewater industry faces today is energy management. Pumps are the largest consumers of electrical energy, full stop and they’re often the biggest liability that wastewater managers deal with each year. And make no mistake about it – it’s not an easy problem to solve. […]

How digital controls increase the lifespan of pumps

Most digital control panels have alarms that alert operators when a malfunction occurs or whether there might be a problem or not. And while the preventative nature of the component represents it’s greatest value, it’s also just one of many benefits they provide. One of the most valuable aspects of a digital control panel is […]

How to tell if your lift station needs rehabilitation

Nothing drives town and municipal staff like reoccurring issues with specific equipment – and particularly when it comes to sewage and lift stations. And to be honest – we feel their pain! It gets old, quick. It seems like every time you head out to clear a plug, you’re burning fuel and manpower hours that […]

Running a leaner wastewater treatment facility

Something a lot of folks don’t know is that electrically powered water pumps are one of the largest consumers of electricity in the world. In fact, it’s no contest. And those energy costs are also some of the biggest expenses that communities and private vendors take on when running their wastewater treatment plants. Today, we’re […]

Remote monitoring makes a difference

Generally speaking, wastewater pump stations and lift stations are difficult to monitor – particularly when they’re located in challenging locations and areas. Despite this, system officers monitor these systems and help ensure that things like energy consumption, pump failures and pump temperatures are kept under control. For the most part. But there are ways to […]

What’s driving wastewater plant upgrades

At some point, it’s going to be time to upgrade your wastewater treatment plant. It might not be today, but it’s going to happen at some point. Understanding what drives those changes and the signs you should be looking for are important – and will help you stay out front so that you’ll be prepared […]