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riparian buffer zones plots

Riparian buffer zones reduce nutrient loading from agricultural runoff

Excess nitrogen from agricultural runoff can enter surface waters with devastating effects. Algal blooms and fish kills are a just a couple of possible...
Legionella pneumophila bacteria

Rising healthcare costs from bacteria in water supply systems

Data from the U.S. reveals that opportunistic premise plumbing pathogens in water supply systems, such as Legionella, are driving up healthcare costs.
Ex. Reservoir construction (1920s)

What to do when your drinking water reservoir springs a leak

During construction of a new contact tank and clearwell, the existing water reservoir developed a leak, flooding the site and decommissioning the reservoir.
Duck in algal cyanobacterial bloom

Increased frequency of algal blooms challenges drinking water systems

Cyanobacteria produces cyanotoxins that negatively affect the health of people and animals that consume or have other exposure to these waters.
The Jewish Museum (exterior), Manhattan

Properly running HVAC system helps protect artifacts at the Jewish Museum

By Dr. Marcus Allhands Thousands of people visit the Jewish Museum in Manhattan each year. For over 100 years it has displayed past and present...
Wyndance SBR plant construction

Water reuse essential for new multi-use development projects

By Irene Hassas With population growth and urbanization, there is increased market pressure for the development of residential houses on private property and existing recreational...
Stock mining facility

How do aggregate operations affect groundwater levels and wetlands?

Dewatering creates an excess amount of groundwater at the surface, which requires management either through surface flow and infiltration, or recirculation and pumping back as groundwater.

Groundwater storage and recovery becoming increasingly important

A recent study conducted by Canadian researchers has raised the issue of groundwater over-pumping and scarcity and confirmed groundwater's finite limit.
drinking water picture

Tracking aluminum coagulants in drinking water treatment

Researchers have developed a new method to quickly and accurately measure the concentration of aluminum used in drinking water treatment.

Comparing Doppler and transit time ultrasonic flow meters

Ultrasonic flow meters are a non-contact means of measuring flow velocity. Understanding how they operate allows users to select the appropriate flow meter.

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