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Short Throated vs. Long Throated Flumes

For water management systems across the country, there is no more useful tool for managing flow and taking measurements than flumes. Although there are many different styles of flumes available, they generally fall into one of two categories: short throated and long throated. Both of these flume designations have their

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Increase Operator Success with Packaged Metering Manholes

Operators in a water management system have several important tasks that they must complete on a daily basis, making it crucial that you give your operators the tools they need for success. While there are numerous tools you could use to maximize your operator’s productivity, the one you should give

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Monitoring Industrial Flow

A lot goes into running a successful industrial water operation. In addition to making sure that your system is running effectively, your operators have to take measurements in some of the most intense situations imaginable. While there are a lot of tools you could use to ease your operations, one

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How to Condition Flow in Flumes

If you work in an operation that experiences high volume flow, then you know how hard it can be to get the accurate measurements that you rely on for continued success. To keep your flow at a consistent rate so that you can take accurate measurements, it can be a

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Can You Increase Measurement Accuracy with Flow Meter Bubbler Tubes?

Operating an open channel water management system relies on one factor more than anything else: accurate measurements. Without accuracy, your operation cannot function, which means you need the right tools at your disposal. Although there are a number of excellent water management tools, the one that will provide you the

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Common Errors in Flume Installations

Flumes are one of the most commonly used tools in water operation across the country, and if you use flumes in your system, then you know how important it is to install them properly. Unfortunately, a lot of things can go wrong in a flume installation that can affect the

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Staff Gauge Errors to Look Out For

Staff gauges, when used correctly, are some of the most reliable, accurate measurement tools that your water management operation could hope to find. Gauges provide a concrete reading of the flow in your operation, which is why so many water systems rely on this tool. However, there are a number

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Where To Install Your Measurement Device

For certain water management operations, measuring and sampling flow discharge is a must. However, the problem comes when trying to find the right place to install your measuring device. In many operation, space is at an absolute premium, limiting the sites where measuring devices can be successfully installed. Fortunately, after

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Why is Ventilation Important in Fiberglass Shelters?

Fiberglass shelters are one of the most important tools for any water management operation. These structures protect your most sensitive equipment, protecting it from the type of damage that can cost you expensive repair costs. However, depending on your operation type, it is possible that you need a shelter that

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Why Use Palmer-Bowlus Flumes For Water Management

Picking the right flume type for management systems is a very important choice. You need a flume that fits your operation’s needs while giving you accurate measurements and lasting well into the future. Although there are many different flume types you could choose from, the best choice you could make

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What are The Advantages of a Trapezoidal Flume?

Like any operation, running a water management operation successfully depends on having the right equipment. For water management, one of the most important equipment choices you could make is what type of flume to use. Flume types run in all shapes and sizes, so it can be very daunting to

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All About Weir Boxes

Water management systems depend on a lot of different things, but the number one priority is getting an accurate measurement. Depending on what type of system you run, there are many tools at your disposable to help you take accurate, consistent flow measurements. However, in an open channel system, there

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3 Ways to Protect Your Water Management Equipment

The biggest investment in any water management system is the equipment that makes the system run, and like any investment, your water management equipment deserves high-level protection to ensure its longevity. Because of the equipment’s sensitive nature, repairs can be onerously expensive, meaning it is much better to prepare for

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The Improved Design of Cutthroat Flumes

Necessity, it is said, is the mother of invention, and this is particularly true when it comes to the development of many flume types. A great number of flumes were conceived to improve on an existing design, including the widely used cutthroat flume. Upon their creation, cutthroat flumes became one

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The History and Usage of H-Flumes

Flumes range from all different shapes and sizes, many of them being developed for very specific water measuring purposes. One flume with a long history of successful usage is the H-flume. For over eighty years the H-flume has been used in a vast array of water management operations to great

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Outdoor Flow Management Operations Enclosures

Water management operations across the country are unique in their own way, and this uniqueness means that they all have their distinct operational needs. This sentiment is particularly true for systems that operate primarily outdoors. Outdoor water operations have the requirement to protect their equipment from all of the elements,

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RBC Flumes, The Perfect Water Measuring Solution

Out of all the possible types of flumes used in water operations across the country, very little attention is paid to more recent models. The conventional wisdom is that if it’s not broken, then don’t fix it, but when it comes to flumes, one of the more recent innovations just

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Water Management Fiberglass Manholes

Running a water management system is a very time-consuming task, which means you need to outfit your operation with the most convenient, useful equipment to make your job easier. One of the overlooked accessories that make running water management systems easier than ever before is a fiberglass manhole. Fiberglass manholes

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The Ins and Outs of Montana Flumes

Working in water management certainly has its difficulties, and one of the biggest ones is picking the right type of flume to use in your system. Some schools of thought believe it is best to go with the more popular flumes because of their wide usage, but sometimes it is

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