Water Professionals Articles

  • Winners of I Photo Contest #ToroEquipment

    The winners of the first edition of Photo Contest #ToroEquipment World Water Day are available The I Photo Contest #ToroEquipment celebrated on the occasion of World Water Day 2018 has finished. The jury, made up of professional photographers  ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • A Checklist To Keeping Your Control Valves In Good Health

    Don’t let your valves flat-line! Learn how to properly examine your ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • The Visual Guide to Troubleshooting Your Valves

    It’s 2 a.m., and you’ve received an emergency call—one of your valves isn’t functioning properly. If you’re like most water management professionals, your first instinct is to call the factory for ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Have You Missed a Valve Checkup?

    Let’s face it: Few people enjoy going to the doctor for routine exams — but it’s important. Routine visits help make sure you’re in good shape, and highlight things you can do to be even healthier. As you schedule your annual trip to your physician, don’t forget that valves need checkups, too. In fact, control valves need a checkup every 12 weeks. In our latest ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Why Water Management Professionals Can’t Afford to Ignore Innovation

    Innovation in the water management industry is born from the collaboration between water managers, operators, engineers and manufacturers who set out to resolve problems or improve service levels that impact all parts of the supply chain. This is usually the result of early adopters either at the field level or in engineering ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • BBA Pumps at WEFTEC 2016!

    WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, is the biggest meeting of its kind in North America and offers thousands of water quality professionals from around the world the best water quality education and training available today. ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • Human infection with the Cryptosporidium rabbit genotype

    Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite which causes the gastrointestinal disease cryptosporidiosis. This is characterised mainly by watery diarrhoea and abdominal pain and lasting for a couple of weeks. In immunocompromised individuals, the disease can be more severe andeven fatal. Cryptosporidium oocysts are shed in the faeces of infected individuals and infection usually occurs through ...


    By TCS Biosciences Ltd

  • Water Operator Partnerships: The Way Forward

    The Global WOPs Alliance aims to embrace the diversity of WOPs efforts worldwide. The Alliance helps to establish regional WOPs platforms and suitable institutional and financial frameworks. It links WOPs networks and programmes with brokers partnerships and assists in knowledge transfer inside and between regions. There is a WOP for every need – big, small, formal and informal. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The experience of condominial water and sewerage systems in Brazil

    This study presents the experience of applying the condominial approach to expand water and seweragenetworks in three contrasting Brazilian cities. It is based on the findings of a Study Tour to Brazil organized in December 2003 for utility managers and public officials from the Peruvian water sector, who were inthe process of applying large-scale condominial systems in Lima for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Declining Enrollment has Water and Wastewater Professionals Concerned

    ABSTRACTAt a time when population growth, changing regulations, and decaying infrastructure are combining to create a greater demand for qualified environmental engineering professionals, fewer students are choosing to obtain advanced degrees in the field. Statistics collected in 2003 and 2005 via a survey of universities across the U.S. show an alarming decline in the number of students ...

  • I Know, Let’s Make A Video!

    Back in the 1930s, a young Andy Rooney and Judy Garland made feel-good films for Depression-era audiences. One of the kids would tell a sad tale about someone in the neighborhood needing new glasses, new false teeth, or an operation. Andy or Judy would say, “I know. Let’s put on a show. We can charge everyone a nickel to get in. Mrs. Jones has that barn in her back yard, and we can clean it up ...

  • Understanding Carbon Mesh Size: Smaller granules equal bigger performance

    Full Abstract: Carbon filters for domestic water treatment are increasingly popular, but many water treatment professionals may not realize the impact carbon's 'mesh size' can have on a filter's performance. Mesh size, which indicates the range of particles sizes in a particular carbon product, is an important physical consideration. Other ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

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