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Measuring Stormwater Flow with H-Flumes

Measuring natural flows can be extremely complicated, particularly when you need to measure stormwater flow. Unlike flows in an industrial application, stormwater can have a wide range of flow rates and may even possess sedimentation that may clog traditional flumes. Fortunately, if you need to measure stormwater flows, you have

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How to Monitor Industrial Flow

In a water treatment operation, there is no more important team member than an operator. Your operator will take the flow measurements that your system depends on, making your operator a vital part of your long-term success. However, because operators have many different responsibilities, you want to make it as

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Flow Measurement Tools

Choosing a flume for your flow management needs is a crucial decision. If you don’t choose the right flume, you’ll likely experience inaccurate measurements and operator difficulties that may reduce the success of your operation. For most operations, selecting a flume is a relatively straightforward process. However, in agricultural operations,

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Choosing a Flume with an Extended Sidewall

The most invaluable tool for the long-term success of a water management operation is a flow measuring flume. Whatever type of flume you choose, your operators will be able to take accurate readings of the flow in your system with minimal effort. Ideally, you’ll be able to install flumes in

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Protecting Your Flumes and Weir Boxes with Covers

Flumes and weir boxes are two of the most important tools that you could choose for your water management operation. However, if these flow measuring devices are located outdoors or in a similarly stressful location, it’s possible for them to suffer damage, reducing their effectiveness and lowering the success of

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The Different Parts of a Flow Measuring Flume

Flumes are the primary choice for water management systems looking to easily and effectively manage their flow. While there are different styles of flumes that your system could choose, flow measuring flumes will generally have the same basic parts. However, few people actually understand the different parts of a flume

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What Makes a Cutthroat Flume Different

When you’re considering using a flume for the flow measurement needs of your water management operation, there are a wide variety of styles that you could choose. However, if you want one of the most distinct, useful flumes that exist, you should select a Cutthroat flume. Using a Cutthroat flume

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The Basics of Using a Weir Box

For water management operations looking for consistently accurate measurements, one of the most common tools is a weir plate. In some situations, it’s easier for your weir plate to be located in a self-contained environment, which is the main purpose of a weir box. A weir box contains both the

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How can I Prevent Scour and Stop Flow Bypass?

One of the most common areas for water management operations to need accurate flow measurement is in an earthen channel. Usually, this will be accomplished through the use of a flume. However, when measuring flow in an earthen channel, there are two risks that you need to be aware of:

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Choosing Fiberglass for Your Water Management Tools

There are countless excellent tools that you could use to measure the flow in your water management system, including weirs and a wide variety of flumes. Once you’ve chosen the right tool for your operation, the next most important decision is what material will be used to construct your flow

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The Different Parts of a Flow Measuring Flume

Flumes are the primary choice for water management systems looking to easily and effectively manage their flow. While there are different styles of flumes that your system could choose, flow measuring flumes will generally have the same basic parts. However, few people actually understand the different parts of a flume

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Learn About Weir Baffle Plate Uses

If you’re looking for one of the most versatile, effective flow measurement tools in existence, there is no better option than a weir box. Weir boxes incorporate thin plate weirs and allow you to measure a wide variety of flows, increasing the success rate of your water management operation. While

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Parshall Flume History

For water operations both large and small, the most useful water management tool is the Parshall flume. While the Parshall flume remains a consistently popular flow measurement solution, few people know the interesting history of this tool or why it was developed. If you use Parshall flumes in your water

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What are some Common Open Channel Flow Errors to Avoid?

In water management systems that deals with open channel flow, taking accurate measurement is the key to long-term success. Unfortunately, there are a variety of issues that can affect the accuracy of your measurements, and if you aren’t aware of these issues, it can be hard to get the consistent

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Measuring Sewage Flow

In the majority of water management operations that deal with sanitary flows, the primary device is some form of flume. Fiberglass flumes are some of the most versatile flow management tools that exist, and when you pair them with stilling wells, you’ll be able to massively improve the success of

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Mounting Pressure Transducers in Fiberglass Flumes

In a water management operation, one of the most important tasks is measuring the water level within your system. While there are many effective water measuring tools, the most popular choice is a probe transducer. Probe transducers can effectively measure the water level in your operation and increase your overall

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How to Use an Automatic Sampler with Flumes and Weirs

The primary task for the majority of water management operations is measuring both the flow rate and flow level within their system. However, for certain operations, there is also the need to take water sample for quality analysis, and if your operation needs to frequently take water samples, there is

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What are some Replacement Floors for Fiberglass Flumes?

When you install a flume in your water management system, you hope that the installation is successful. However, unfortunately, sometimes a flume is installed incorrectly, which can affect the overall accuracy and your success. While most unsuccessful flume installation can be easily corrected by leveling your flume, those that involve

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3 Ways that You Can Prevent Stilling Well Lag

If you’re water management operation is like many across the country, you’ve probably combined your flow measurement tool with a stilling well. Whether your system is based around flumes or weirs, using a stilling well can give you an easy measurement point and a more accurate view of the flow

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Installation Options for H-Flumes

For water management systems across the country with standard set-ups, a Parshall flume is the typical flow measurement. However, this begs the question: What about operations with difficult or non-standard installation requirements? If your flow is in an elevated pipe, or must take place in cold weather or has any

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