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Water Utilities: Traits and Trends

It is exciting to be on the brink of a new era in the world of water, with changes taking place in all sectors of the industry. From testing to wastewater to billing, the water industry is using cutting edge technology to become more efficient and customer oriented. And these changes are happening now.

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Circular Water Strategies

Our planet’s water sources are under constant threat from global warming, overuse and abuse, microplastics and other pollutants, to name just a few of the ongoing challenges. Circular water strategies are an inspiring response to these threats.

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Water Standards—France

With 33,000 abstraction points, 31,000 of these being groundwater resources, France is definitely blessed with an abundance of drinking water. Though many of these water sources only provide a few hundred liters of water a year, they all have to be tested to make sure they meet French and European standards.

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WATER METERS AND FLOW METERS

Water Meters vs Flow Meters

In this post we spell out the similarities and the differences between water meters versus flow meters. Hint: One measures volume while the other measures velocity.

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Australia and New Zealand Water Standards

Australia and New Zealand are right on top of things when it comes to regulating and stewarding their water resources. Their testing programs, bottled water standards, and range of certifications are among the most stringent in the world.

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WRAS approved water meters

Water Regulations: United Kingdom

Arad services tens of countries around the globe so we have to be familiar with all the water standards. During the next few months, we are going to look at different countries and explain their water testing and other water-related rules and regulations that concern us as suppliers of water metering systems. We’ll start with a look at UK water regulations.

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Cyber Security and the Water Industry

One of the main themes that will be highlighted at WATEC 2017 is “Securing our Future: Water Industry Embracing Cyber Technologies.” In this blog, we will explore what this means and why it has become such a hot topic in the water industry.

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Recycled Water: Are We Ready?

When it comes to water shortages, it is the responsibility of water authorities to both encourage conservation as well as seek out new, sometimes non-traditional sources of potable water. One of the more cost-effective means of increasing water supplies is wastewater recovery and reuse.

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