Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its mark on the water industry, powering intelligent operations using machine learning to optimize resource use and operational budgets for organizations.
In water treatment, a lot of our daily decisions depend on variables that are constantly changing. What the weather is like, whether a pump is out of service and – perhaps most importantly – the characteristics of influent waters. Adverse events usually require us to operate our systems in unusual ways. Naturally, our risk-averse instincts may […]
After much debate, delay, compromise, and – finally – voting, the US Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was passed. This $1.2 trillion act comes not a moment too soon. For years, organizations like ASCE have graded the US infrastructure as a ‘D’ (currently a notch up at C-) and have estimated more than $4.5 […]
InfoDrainage 2021.6 is the sixth installment of new and improved features being brought to the water industry this year, and our development team has just implemented updates that include a few requested features. Premium Tier license First, we’ve launched our Premium Tier license, which offers the ability to demonstrate overland flow paths for exceedance events […]
Since the Clean Water Act/Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, the federal government has actively supported wet infrastructure investment through various means, including the recently passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). This new bill, and its section 914, centers on authorizing and creating programs to support drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects. The […]
We’ve just launched a public beta for Info360 Asset, our software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that was released at the beginning of the year. Info360 Asset helps asset management practitioners review, store, and manage all inspection data effectively, assess condition conveniently, and determine risks accurately, all from a single cloud-based platform. It also provides non-technical stakeholders with an easy-to-understand […]
When a pipe bursts, how do you find the critical pipes?
We often get asked about troubleshooting models. Great questions, always. Here is the best advice we’ve collected from speaking to customers in-depth – here’s what we recommend you do when you need to understand what went wrong. To begin, troubleshooting a problematic, non-convergent model can be avoided by following best practices, providing sensible and well […]