Flow Meter Dye Testing 101

Flow Meter Dye Testing 101

Verifying the accuracy of sewer flow meter data can be very important for applications such as billing or capital planning. Dye testing is one data QA/QC method to provide an independent check on the accuracy of a flow meter. Dye test results can even be used to...

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Best Practices for Flow Meter Data QA/QC

Best Practices for Flow Meter Data QA/QC

You have decided to embark on a flow metering project in your sewer system, perhaps to develop design peak flows or to perform an I&I analysis. Flow metering can be expensive and mother nature does not always cooperate with providing good rainfall events. So it is...

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Data Needs for Sanitary Sewer Peak Flow Projections

Data Needs for Sanitary Sewer Peak Flow Projections

Why is my engineer asking me for so much data? Best practices for flow and rainfall data collection for sanitary collection systems.    Introduction Owners and operators of sanitary collection systems are often faced with the challenge of determining how much peak...

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H2Ometrics on Winning Team for Internet of H2O Challenge

H2Ometrics on Winning Team for Internet of H2O Challenge

Last month we shared an update that the H2Ometrics platform was expanded to include several new water quality parameters for the H2Ometrics entry as part of team GLASS for the Cleveland Water Alliance’s Internet of H2O Challenge. We are pleased to announce that team...

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sump Pumps

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sump Pumps

What is a Footing Drain? A discussion about sump pumps must first start with footing drains. A footing drain or foundation drain is a system of perforated pipes beneath a basement foundation. The footing drain pipes are designed to keep groundwater from seeping into...

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Inflow and Infiltration Analysis 101

Inflow and Infiltration Analysis 101

If you work in the water resources industry, you are bound to come across inflow and infiltration analysis in sewers. Engineers who work with these systems have developed extensive processes and jargon for evaluating inflow and infiltration from flow metering data....

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What is diurnal flow?

What is diurnal flow?

You might often hear the terms "diurnal flow" or "diurnal pattern" when referring to water or sewer system flows. This post provides a short overview of what those terms mean and how they are derived from flow measurements. Diurnal Pattern Defined For starters, let's...

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