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  • Volume 38, Issue 9, November 2022

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    Drinking Water

    The Next 50 Years

    Nov. 9, 2022
    Welcome the November/December issue of WaterWorld magazine.
    Photo by Ken James/California Department of Water Resources
    Gone unchecked, subsidence can lead to costly repairs for water conveyance systems, like the one shown here — a section of the California Aqueduct near the John R. Teerink Pumping Plant in Kern County.
    Smart Water Utility

    A Shift in Groundwater Perspective

    Nov. 9, 2022
    California finds that satellite technology can bring subsidence data to the surface through a technique known as InSAR.
    Photo courtesy Myron L® Company.
    Pocket testers from Myron L® Company measure a variety of water parameters.
    Potable Water Quality

    ULTRAPEN™ PT™ and PTBT™ Series Pocket Testers

    Nov. 9, 2022
    Benchtop lab accuracy in an easy-to-use, easy-to-maintain, wireless, handheld instrument designed for diverse, demanding, water quality testing applications.
    Photos courtesy Xylem.
    The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority has embraced advanced metering infrastructure and pressure monitoring to strengthen its customer service and operational efficiency.
    Smart Water Utility

    Proactive Pressure Management

    Nov. 9, 2022
    New Mexico’s largest water utility deploys advanced metering infrastructure and accessible pressure monitoring to deliver superior customer service.
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    Direct potable reuse is a practical solution to bolster water supply, but its execution could benefit from a framework to help choose between different technologies and processes.
    Water Reuse

    For potable reuse, innovation drives adoption

    Nov. 9, 2022
    A KPI-based decision-making framework could help project developers make difficult decisions when it comes to direct potable water reuse projects.
    Photos courtesy HRS Heat Exchangers.
    The upgrade work at the Prince of Wales Bay Sewage Treatment Plant was carried out by Aquatec Maxcon and included a new roof for the main digester.

    Heating Things Up

    Nov. 9, 2022
    Tasmania’s water and sewage utility acquires a new sludge heater as part of an upgrade to one of the island state’s most important wastewater treatment plants.

    More content from Volume 38, Issue 9, November 2022

    Photo courtesy AA Thread.
    The VB3 Enhanced Polywrap provides enhanced protection against both corrosive liquids and sulfate-reducing bacteria.

    Pipe Corrosion Protection with Polywrap

    Nov. 9, 2022
    AA Thread’s VB3 Enhanced Polywrap enhances the effective and economical form of standard Polywrap protection.
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    Wastewater – A Diagnostic Tool

    Nov. 9, 2022
    Wastewater serves as an aggregate measure of broader health trends in a community.
    Image courtesy Southern Corrosion Inc.
    Rehabilitation of the Mount Airy elevated water tower brought vibrant new life to the tower’s iconic logo, which celebrates Andy Griffith’s fictional TV hometown — The Andy Griffith Show’s Mayberry.

    Water Tower Restoration Celebrates a Favorite Son

    Nov. 9, 2022
    Project restores the exterior of Mount Airy’s iconic water tower tribute to famous actor Andy Griffith; and it only took three weeks.