Water Gates Articles

  • Protecting against cross-contamination

    Protecting product from cross-contamination is critical, especially when it comes to seed and pulse crops. Your conveyance is where the risk for contamination is usually at its highest. This necessitates constant clean-out measures that take up valuable time and are less than cost-effective. Here at Norstar, we believe that chain conveyance provides a well-balanced solution to the issue of ...


    By Norstar Industries

  • Meyer Screw Pump provides extended valve life

    A New Jersey based asphalt company approached Wm. W. Meyer & Sons seeking a solution to an issue they were having with a competitor’s airlock ability to hold a seal. The valve was lined with ceramic tiles and was supposed to have a one-year lifetime in that particular system. Unfortunately, the asphalt company realized the valves were only lasting 5-6 months at the most. The limited ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

  • Learn about Meyer’s Screw Pump qualities - valve life extender

    Meyer Screw Pump Provides Extended Valve Life A New Jersey based asphalt company approached Wm. W. Meyer & Sons seeking a solution to an issue they were having with a competitor’s airlock ability to hold a seal. The valve was lined with ceramic tiles and was supposed to have a one-year lifetime in that particular system. Unfortunately, the asphalt company realized the valves were ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

  • 10 Flags in Valve Chambers that Should Make You Question What Else is Wrong

    I have reached the conclusion, as a lot of you may relate too, that I may be considered one of those “cranky old men”. It shows itself in the little things. Sentences starting with the phrase “when I was your age” or ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • A real-time, rapid emergency control model for sudden water pollution accidents in long-distance water transfer projects

    A real-time, rapid emergency control (EC) model is proposed to cope with sudden water pollution accidents in long-distance water transfer projects. The EC model outputs the method of EC based on pollutant properties. A generalized form of EC model is proposed and tested with a demonstrative project. The rapid prediction formulas of emergency control parameters (ECPs) are proposed under ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Modelling of suspended sediment in a weir reach using EFDC model

    Construction of hydraulic structures often leads to alteration of river dynamics and water quality. Suspended solids entering the upstream of the weir cause adverse effects to the hydroecological system and, therefore, it is necessary to build a modelling system to predict the changes in the river characteristics for proper water quality management. In this study, the discharges and total ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Contribution to a flood situation management: a supervisory control scheme to reduce disaster impact

    Inundations due to river overflows are becoming more frequent; management of flood is thus an important task belonging to the set of preventive measures allowing the protection of people and goods downstream. The flood situation management method proposed in this paper was designed to reduce the flood impact at its early arising stage. The river is supposed to be equipped with reservoirs in ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Interaction between the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Orleans Levee Board preceding the drainage canal wall failures and catastrophic flooding of New Orleans in 2005

    The authors hope to correct any premature conclusions about the role of the pre-Katrina Orleans Levee Board (OLB) in the failure of the outfall drainage canals in New Orleans during the 2005 hurricane – conclusions that appear to have been based on inaccurate information and/or assumptions. With regard to the 17th Street and London Avenue Canals, the authors have not uncovered any ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Tideflex Valves vs Flap Valves

    MeasurIT are increasingly called upon by end users to provide Tideflex valves to replace faulty flap valves (see case ...


    By MeasurIT Technologies Ltd.

  • Dual-use value of network partitioning for water system management and protection from malicious contamination

    This paper considers the introduction of a contaminant into a water supply system using a backflow attack. The recent development of techniques for water network sectorization, aimed at improving the management of water systems, is also an efficient way to protect networks from intentional contamination and to reduce the risk of the dangerous effects of network contamination. Users can be ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A comparison between different techniques for water network sectorization

    Water network partitioning represents one of the best methodologies for improving water balance and pressure control of a water distribution system in order to reduce water leakage. These techniques can be applied with greater effectiveness defining a smaller permanent network district, called a District Meter Area (DMA), achieved by the insertion of gate valves and flow meters. If the DMAs are ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Rotary batch mixer yields high-quality blends for powder metallurgy

    GKN Sinter Metals Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of parts made by powder metallurgy, a molding process that produces complex shapes with a range of properties. Powder metallurgy offers benefits in part fabrication over competing metal processes. It is faster than forging or casting and permits the use of more performance-enhancing alloys than die-casting. GKN Sinter Metals, Auburn ...

  • Spatial and historic characteristics of Phnom Penh central area: Railway Station Garden

    Phnom Penh was subject to westernisation during colonisation. Constructions of European styles and great public works sequentially proceeded to transform the city. Ancient canal dating to 1413 was restored enclosing French city for flood prevention and leaving locals outside. Not until 1899 did then urbanism orient to localisation and the canal was developed for a green-space. Semantically, this ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Tideflex Valves - No Problem Solving Difficult Scenarios

    Square openings, existing fixings, angled walls, difficult access? Tideflex can engineer solutions for problematic retrofit and flap valve replacements every time. MeasurIT have been providing solutions to drainage outfall valve problems for almost 20 years. It doesn't matter if you need to retrofit a valve to a square opening, align it with existing fixings or drilled holes, or fix ...


    By MeasurIT Technologies Ltd.

  • CDS-5: A Mayo Clinic and Thermotron Collaboration case study

    Cytogenetic testing is used for the diagnosis of many genetic disorders including congenital (prenatal and adult) and hematologic/oncologic disorders. Processing of these tests used to be labor-intensive with unpredictable test data. That’s why the Cytogenetic Laboratory at Mayo Clinic and Thermotron joined forces to increase the efficiency of cytogenetic test processing with the invention ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Hydrodynamic modelling of a regulated Mediterranean coastal lagoon, the Albufera of Valencia (Spain)

    Coastal lagoon hydrodynamics are strongly influenced by sea water exchange, especially when the connection between the lagoon and the sea is artificially regulated. These situations increase the complexity of the hydrodynamic regime, requiring the use of numerical models to understand their behaviour. Traditionally, one-dimensional models have been used, although in recent years, the development ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Central system to capture grinding & deburring dusts case study

    The Problem Sputtek Inc. is a metal working company based in Toronto, Canada and manufactures metal parts needing to be deburred, polished, and cleaned before they can be used. These parts are varied in size depending on the project and the client insisted on the collection of all dust for reasons of employee safety and shop cleanliness.   The Solution A ...


    By Diversitech

  • Aquaflow to the rescue case study

    Aquaflow a division of T-T PUMPS Ltd are always prepared to leave their comfort-zone to deliver solutions that exceed expectations! Belle Greve Pumping Station is undergoing an upgrade to prolong its lifespan, work started in 2008 and it is crucial to the island's future sewage management programme. Aquaflow were approached by the principal contractor working on behalf of Guernsey Water, ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Free-surface flow simulations for discharge-based operation of hydraulic structure gates

    We combine non-hydrostatic flow simulations of the free surface with a discharge model based on elementary gate flow equations for decision support in the operation of hydraulic structure gates. A water level-based gate control used in most of today's general practice does not take into account the fact that gate operation scenarios producing similar total discharged volumes and similar ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Seismic study at the Pacific and Atlantic locks of the panama canal case study

    Panama Canal Zone Grupo Unidos Por el Canal (GUPC) was tasked with characterizing subsurface conditions within the Third Set of Locks Project for the Panama Canal. In support of their characterization efforts, GUPC requested that seismic geophysical data be acquired at four locations within the project area.  These locations include portions of the: Miraflores ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

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