How Do You Decide Where to Put Isolation Valves? - Conclusion

November 30, 2023

I didn’t get much response to the question I posed in a recent blog about the best placement of isolation valves. Either readers thought the question..

Structural WorkSuite: The One-Stop Solution for Any Budget

November 14, 2023

Structural engineers are all too familiar with the constraints that often accompany their critical work. While they are tasked with ensuring the..

The R Words – Reliability, Resilience, Redundancy, R…

November 13, 2023

We all know the meanings of the R words listed in the title of this blog (at least we think we do). In everyday speech, however, we use them somewhat..

Empowering Sustainable Infrastructure with OpenBuildings Energy Simulator

November 8, 2023

In an era where sustainability is paramount, the efficient use of energy resources is pivotal. Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering..

How Do You Decide Where to Put Isolation Valves?

October 27, 2023

Last year, I wrote a blog on “How many valves are enough?” I’m following up on that now with a quick survey on how engineers decide on where to put..

7 CAD Capabilities to Increase Productivity of Your AEC Projects

October 25, 2023

Architects, CAD designers, and engineers need innovative tools to produce high-quality 2D drawings and 3D models for today’s competitive AEC..

What’s the Right C Factor?

October 23, 2023

Pipe manufacturers have been feuding forever to prove that their pipe has better head loss characteristics than their competitors. I’m certainly not..

Are You Flood Ready?

October 19, 2023

Co-Authors: Rua Suleiman, and Luís FernandesFlash floods in urban areas are becoming increasingly common, causing widespread devastation and loss of..

Sewer Flow in 2 Dimensions

October 5, 2023

In a sewer or stormwater utility, flow can generally be considered one-dimensional (1D). Flow passes through linear conduits, channels, culverts, and..

What Should AWWA’s Dechlorination Standard Say?

September 28, 2023

We all know that chlorine is a toxic chemical. That’s why we use it to kill harmful microbes in drinking water, but we don’t want to chlorinate to..