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Improved Water Quality

In a recent groundwater class, the subject of water quality was brought up. As we conversed about effective and ineffective storage and distribution, an alarming discussion began. A couple of questions were proposed:  How do we know if we are … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside of the Box

Some water utilities can be very creative in their placement and construction of buildings. Now some people might think the next few buildings are taking it too far, but it all depends on the demands and needs of the area. … Continue reading

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In the drinking water distribution system, there is no more important thing than storage of water. This storage helps the system meet the many demands put on it daily by its customers. Storage tanks allow the system to equalize the … Continue reading

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Inspection and Cleaning of Storage Tanks

When you think about water quality, do you think about storage tanks or inspecting and cleaning those tanks?  You should. Although water treatment methods are in place, sediment buildup in the bottom of the tank can still take place, undermining … Continue reading

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The Importance of Water Storage in Distribution Systems

Water storage is essential for meeting all of the domestic, industrial and fire demands of most public water systems. The type and capacity of water storage required in a distribution system vary with the size of the system, topography of … Continue reading

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