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Water and Wastewater (5)

How Big is a 6-inch Pipe?

December 20, 2021

At first, that sounds like an easy question. Six inches, right? Sort of. But are you talking about the inner diameter (ID), the outer diameter (OD),..

What Happened To My Disinfectant Residual?

December 9, 2021

Disinfectants like chlorine and chloramines work by oxidizing chemicals and microbes in the water, and that’s why we use them. The problem is that by..

What is NPSH(required)?

December 3, 2021

I’ve been writing a lot about pumps lately, but I promise I’ll find other topics for next week. But today, I want to cover one more topic, Net..

Pump Configuration Toolbox

November 22, 2021

As a follow-up to my recent general blog on pump energy, I read an article in Pumps & Systems magazine on what the author called “staging” of pumps..

Doin' the Pump Energy Blues

November 15, 2021

Pumping energy is usually one of the largest components of operating costs for most water systems. And it’s not a trivial cost for wastewater..

Property-Driven Design

November 11, 2021

Property Driven Annotation Property Driven Annotation allows you to create annotation based on properties. The annotation is generated and will..

Deep Emergencies

November 8, 2021

Water and wastewater do a very good job preparing for what I’ll call “routine emergencies”—pipe breaks, short-term power outages, sewer blockages,..

OpenFlows SewerGEMS Solvers Part 2: Choosing the Right Solver for Your Wastewater Network and Combined Systems

November 2, 2021

In the first part of this blog series, we saw some tips on finding the solvers that would be best suited to help you in your challenges and studies..

OpenFlows SewerGEMS Solvers Part 1: Choosing the Right Solver for Your Stormwater Network

October 27, 2021

OpenFlows SewerGEMS is a unique, versatile, and powerful solution for sewage, drainage, and combined networks. In this first part, we will give you..

Maximizing Your Sewer Modeling Results with OpenFlows SewerGEMS’ Interoperability

October 21, 2021

The ability to integrate your sanitary and combined sewer models with some of the leading engineering software is essential to delivering accurate..