Roughing It for Water Modellers

Roughing It for Water Modellers

I recently had the pleasure of presenting in a webinar on channel roughness (here is a link to webinar video) for the Australian Water School's training arm called ICE WaMR (International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management). My portion of the webinar...

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Antecedent Moisture Modeling

Antecedent Moisture Modeling

An advanced approach to predicting wet-weather flows in sanitary sewers that incorporates antecedent moisture effects and long-term climate data. Introduction Imagine that you are building your dream house on a lake. To protect your investment from flooding, you hire...

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Using Data Analytics to Optimize Flow Metering Costs

Using Data Analytics to Optimize Flow Metering Costs

Sewer flow meters can be very laborious and expensive to maintain. Regular meter services and spot check measurements can quickly eat up your metering budget. This article outlines how the use of data analytics can optimize your metering accuracy and servicing costs....

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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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What is Flow? A Water Resources Professional Breaks it Down

What is Flow? A Water Resources Professional Breaks it Down

What is flow? For those of us in the water resources field, it is obvious from our everyday work and experience. But there are some nuances and details about flow that are important to understand. In this post, I will cover the basic concepts of flow, including some...

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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 flow...

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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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