OnDemand Webcasts

Aligning Analytics & Asset Management Strategy: Best Practices for Water Utilities

Originally Broadcasted on May 19, 2015

Managing operations, aging infrastructure, availability of funding and managing capital costs are among the top five concerns cited by U.S. water utilities in a recent survey. But advanced automation, technology and data analytics are changing water utility operations and management. In fact, the implementation of formal asset management frameworks supported by data will enable utilities to reduce energy consumption, improve maintenance programs and potentially improve cash flow.
Drawing on industry trends and case studies, Black & Veatch experts will explain and show attendees:
• How to make the case for using data analytics in asset management
• How to leverage data analytics to determine how much to spend and where to prioritize
• The benefits of data analytics on O&M activities

Please join us for this webcast sponsored by OSIsoft, Master Meter and Black & Veatch.


Top 8 Reasons the Water Industry Should Remanufacture

Originally Broadcasted on May 12, 2015

As the water and wastewater industry moves toward more efficient, solid-state motors and drives, many facilities are turning to remanufacturing to give their electrical equipment new life. In this webcast, experts from RESA Power Solutions will discuss how to restore vintage components to better-than-new quality in your facility.  This webinar will explore how remanufacturing can greatly reduce cost, lower plant TCO, increase the warranty of electrical equipment, and provide more flexible solutions compared to buying new.


Metering Simplified

Originally Broadcasted on March 19, 2015

Proper water meter selection is an important role for ones challenged with this responsibility. Typically a variety of different types of meters are needed to efficiently manage a water system and keep non-revenue water percentages down. If the wrong type of meter is installed, water loss will increase and in some cases maintenance costs could increase. What if there was a metering solution that simplified this decision process and offered a solution for most, if not all, of your various metering applications? In this webinar we will discuss how solid state meters will not only simplify the selection process but also how it can simplify maintenance, simplify integration into existing AMR or AMI, and simplify installation.


Automated phosphorus monitoring and treatment control meet highest standards for water protection

Originally Broadcasted on June 26, 2014

In this webcast, sponsored by the Hach Company you will hear about how the utility chose a sophisticated automatic monitoring and control solution, the Real-Time Control System for Phosphorus Removal (RTC-P) from Hach Company, to help optimize treatment and enable efficient water recovery. Water Reclamation Facility Administrator Dave Commons will explain how the solution routinely helps the utility save on treatment costs, and how it has proven its worth by detecting and correcting a treatment system upset—and allowing uninterrupted compliance with the facility’s daily total phosphorus discharge limit. Since installation, the system has saved significant treatment costs, including more than a 50% reduction in ferric chloride usage.


Workforce Productivity Without Hiring: MMSD and Veolia implement Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management Solution using Doc Palmer’s best practices for planning and scheduling

Originally Broadcasted on June 24, 2014

In this webcast, you will learn about the techniques, tools and processes MMSD and Veolia used to increase work productivity, reduce work backlog, and improve asset reliability at its water recovery plants with Oracle Utilities Work and Asset Management solution. Highlighted will be Doc Palmer’s maintenance planning and scheduling principles used to drive change within the organization, along with tools that reduce many of the burdensome aspects of planning and scheduling. Also learn how to leverage your CMMS system and KPI’s to improve work practices and drive permanent, positive change.


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