Supplier News

  1. Increasing Utility Design Efficiency with an Integrated Autodesk and SAP Solution
    10/23/2007
    This white paper describes the typical,manual work order process in use at most utilities today and then shows how Autodesk ® Utility Design software,along with the product’s new integration with SAP ® R/3 Enterprise 4.7 via Autodesk Utility Design ’s Work Order Interface 2006,streamlines the same process.
  2. Regulator Lifts Eight-Year Old Administrative Order Against City, Eight Months After Installation of Ion Exchange Treatment Plant
    9/17/2007
    The utility director here reports the end of a 15-year old nitrate contamination problem, that increased in scope over the years to also include uranium and arsenic, through the installation of a multi-contaminant-removal, ion exchange treatment plant for the city’s drinking water. The new plant, serving a 6.8 mgd facility, started up in early 2006, and provided simultaneous removal of all three contaminants. A 1998 Administrative Order from the Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services was lifted eight months after the treatment plant startup
  3. Case Study: Innovative Plant Design Allows Juice Manufacturer To Meet Wastewater Treatment Requirements And Increase Production
    7/27/2007

    A producer of frozen concentrated and chilled citrus juices was in need of building their own wastewater treatment plant due to the publicly owned treatment works (POTW) facility operating at close to capacity

  4. Heart Of The Valley Sewerage District Relies On PURELAB Option-R Laboratory Water System For BOD Testing
    5/14/2007

    Heart of the Valley Sewerage District in Kaukauna, Wisconsin required high-purity water to test plant effluent for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and other contaminants. Testing is required to ensure that the effluent meets state and federal guidelines before discharge into the Fox River

  5. The Case For Integrated Processes
    3/28/2007
    Based on research and documented case studies, it is clear that companies are realizing significant value by developing integrated processes across the enterprise. This white paper discusses what integrated processes are, how they create value, specific cases of companies succeeding with integrated processes, as well as a checklist to determine how integrated your own company’s processes are. Submitted by SAP Americas
  6. An Innovative Method For Modeling, Analysis, And Prediction Of Structural Stormwater BMP Performance
    2/22/2007
    Many stormwater structural Best Management Practices (BMPs) rely on gravitational particle settling for sediment removal. The University of Minnesota’s St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) and BaySaver Technologies, Inc. (BaySaver), a manufacturer of hydrodynamic structural BMPs, have been able to establish statistically valid empirical correlations between the dimensionless Peclet Number (Pe) and sediment removal efficiencies in BaySaver’s hydrodynamic separators
  7. Propex Will Introduce New 3-D Woven Turf Reinforcement Mats At IECA 2007
    2/14/2007
    Propex introduced its newest Turf Reinforcement Mat, Landlok® 300, at the 2007 IECA tradeshow in Reno, Nevada. Propex's Landlok® Turf Reinforcement Mats are the industry's most advanced solutions for applications requiring immediate, long-term erosion protection, vegetative reinforcement and water quality enhancement capabilities
  8. Idaho Transportation Department Collects And Reports Data Using Wireless Technology
    1/19/2007
    In March 2005 the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) launched a PDA pilot program that would help the agency achieve enterprise application integration. ITD's managers broke new ground by introducing PDAs and specialized software from MobileDataforce to field inspectors that would help achieve the agency's goal of implementing programs that use the latest technological advancements. The program provides mobile hardware and software to ITD's Maintenance Section to facilitate the collection and distribution of data on the maintenance of rest areas across the State's six regional districts. Submitted by MobileDataforce
  9. Alternate Municipal Financing Helps Colorado City, CO
    1/17/2007

    The Colorado City Metropolitan District need to quickly and efficiently expand their water treatment infrastructure to accommodate a growing population.

  10. Rugged Computers Extend The Long Arm Of The Law
    12/8/2006
    Nothing is quite as important as time when public safety is at risk. For the Brockton (Massachusetts) Police Department, discovering new ways to serve the public more quickly and efficiently is a constant challenge for officers both on patrol and at the station. Submitted by Glacier Computer