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Top 3 Tools to Initiate Water Network Modeling with OpenFlows SewerGEMS

May 16, 2022

There is something exciting about starting a new water project. It can feel like an opportunity to make significant improvements that could..

Are Your Pressure Gauges Calibrated?

May 10, 2022

Pumps & Systems magazine had a good article recently on the need to calibrate pressure gauges. They pointed out that pressure gauges (and sensors)..

Visualizing Pressure Zones

April 26, 2022

Trying to understand the relationship between pressure zones in a water distribution system, I had to quickly learn fairly complex systems. I..

AWWA Calibration Workshop

April 14, 2022

Join me June 12th at the AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. I’ll be giving three presentations on water distribution model..

Including Disinfection By-Products in a Multi-Species Decay Model to Support Cost-Effective Chlorination

April 6, 2022

This blog is part of a guest learner series written by Ian Fisher, Ph.D., adjunct professor, Western Sydney University Water Group, Sydney,..

A Multi-Species Decay Model to Support Cost-Effective Chlorination in Distribution Systems

March 24, 2022

This blog is part of a guest learner series, and written by Dr. Ian Fisher, Ph.D. Dr. Fisher is an adjunct professor at the Western Sydney University..

Electromagnetic Pulses and Your Utility

March 16, 2022

Electromagnetic Pulses (EMPs) are short bursts of electromagnetic radiation. While small EMPs can occur normally, large EMPs can interfere with or..

What’s So Bad (Or Good) About The Colebrook-White Equation?

March 7, 2022

Most hydraulic engineers would admit that the Darcy-Weisbach equation is the most theoretically correct equation for head loss in pipe flow. It is..

Choose Where You Want to Design - OpenFlows WaterGEMS’ Unique Platform Interoperability

February 11, 2022

Often, time is the largest constraint when designing water distribution systems. Having the most efficient design solution in place can help save..

Choose Where You Want to Run Your Hydraulic Model – OpenFlows WaterGEMS’ Unique Platform Interoperability

February 8, 2022

Often, time is the biggest constraint when dealing with hydraulic modeling. Having the most efficient modeling solution can help save valuable hours..