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How to Maintain an H-Flume

The most important decision that you can make in your water management operation is which type of flume you will use. While there are several excellent flume choices on the market today, your best option may be an H-flume. The unique shape of an H-flume makes it a great choice

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Weir Maintenance Tips and Tricks

devices are self-cleaning and require very little maintenance. However, in some applications, measuring flow with a weir is a much better choice. While weirs are also very accurate, they do require regular maintenance in order to function properly. If you’ve never had to perform weir maintenance before, you should learn

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Flow Measurement in the Cold

Measuring flow can be a very delicate process depending on the needs of your operation. For instance, measuring flow in cold weather locations is an extremely difficult task. When outdoor temperatures are near or below freezing, it makes it nearly impossible to measure flow as you would in normal circumstances,

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Foam in Flumes and Weirs

If you use flumes or weirs to fulfill your flow management needs, then you’re probably aware there are a variety of issues that can cause source-errors in this devices. However, one of the most overlooked hazards for flumes and weirs is foam. When you experience foam in your system, it

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Flumes in Earthen Channels

There is a wide range of applications where one could use a flume. However, one of the most common uses is measuring a flow in earthen channels. While a flume is the most effective tool for measuring earthen channel flow, these channels pose certain difficulties that would not generally be

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Common Stilling Well Facts

For water systems that rely on accurate flow measurements, it’s common to combine the primary measuring device, such as a flume or weir, with a secondary device. However, because flow can be turbulent, many operations choose to mount their secondary device inside of a stilling well. If you’ve never used

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Facts About Nested Flumes

When you need to accurately measure flow in your operation, the best tool that you can choose is a flume. However, there are certain situations where a single flume won’t suffice, such as when you need to measure a range of flows. Fortunately, if you want to measure different flow

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The Function of an Ultrasonic Flow Meter

Running a water management operation requires taking a wide range of measurements. In addition to measuring the flow in your system, many systems must measure the water level of their channel, and one of the best tools for accomplishing this goal is an ultrasonic flow meter. If you’re considering using

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Understanding Flume Parts

In water management operations across the world, the most popular measurement tool is a flume. However, while these tools are commonly used, many people don’t understand the many crucial parts of this complicated device. To get the most out of the flumes in your water management system, it’s important to

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Parshall Flume Upstream Conditions

The Parshall flume is one of the most accurate, versatile flow measurement tools in the entire world. However, while the Parshall flume is accurate, you need to make sure that you are using it the right way, which means promoting the proper upstream conditions. If your upstream conditions aren’t ideal,

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Flumes and Pipe Slope

When it comes to managing and measuring flow, the best choice is a flume. However, depending on the needs of your operation, you may need to connect your flume to a pipe, which poses a wide range of difficulties. In particular, you need to make sure that the downstream or

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Reasons Palmer-Bowlus Have Measurement Errors

The Palmer-Bowlus flume is one of the most versatile tools that you could use for your flow management needs. When installed and used correctly, a Palmer-Bowlus Flume should help you manage your flow and take the consistently accurate readings that your operation needs. However, even the most accurate flow measurement

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How to Mount Doors On Fiberglass Shelters

When you run an industrial operation, your largest investment is in your equipment. This means that you need to protect your equipment as fully as possible, particularly from the wear and tear that comes from exposure to mother nature. It is for this reason that many operations choose to use

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Palmer- Bowlus Flumes Disadvantages

If your business depends on accurately measuring flow, then you need to make sure that you have a flow measurement tool that is easy to use. When it comes to measuring wastewater, the two most popular tools are a Palmer-Bowlus flume or a Parshall flume. While both of these flumes

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Weir Flow Guide

The key in running a successful water management operation is having the right tools for accurately measuring flow. While there are several tools that you can choose, one of the most effective is a weir. Installing a weir in your system provides several benefits, including consistently accurate readings and extreme

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Measuring Wastewater Below Ground

Measuring wastewater is one of the most difficult water management tasks that exists. While some wastewater flows are easy to access, others are very hard to measure because they are in open channel conditions and are below grade. If you need to measure below ground wastewater flow, there are a

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Errors in Pipe to Flume Transitions

Successfully operating a water management operation is extremely complicated. In addition to picking a flow measurement tool that you know will give you accurate readings, you need to be sure that your flow device can be incorporated into your existing system. This can be extremely complicated when you need to

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Basics of Flow Metering Manholes

Measuring flow in an industrial operation can be extremely difficult without the right tools, and for many industrial systems the most effective measuring solution is a packaged metering manhole. Sometimes called flow metering manholes, packaged metering manholes provide for a convenient, versatile flow measurement solution that your operators will be

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H-Flume Installation Guide

While there are a wide variety of flow measurement tools that you could employ in your water management operation, few are as versatile and effective as H-flumes. By choosing an H-flume, you’ll be getting an extremely sensitive measurement tool that is also resilient in the face of sedimentation and debris

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Slowing Turbulent Water Flows

If your water management system depends on flow measuring flumes, you have several factors to consider to make sure you’re getting the accurate readings that you need. However, the most important factor to take into account is the velocity of the flow approaching your flume. Flumes cannot operate correctly unless

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