Posts by Nic
Water Supply Infrastructure Overview
Extensive infrastructure is required to supply clean water to communities around the world. Water covers around 70 percent of Earth’s surface, but only a small fraction of it is available for human consumption. Water supply systems are used to extract, treat, and distribute water to a community. Water Supply System A water supply system is infrastructure…Read More
Dewatering: Considerations, Methods, Applications, and More
You’re probably aware of watering and how it works for plants and lawns. But when it comes to dewatering, most people have no idea whatsoever. In the context of dewatering, water is not just often used extraneously, but it can also be damaging. And this is where the efforts, strategies, and practices come into the…Read More
Types of Water Distribution Systems
Today, properties and buildings in a local community need a robust water distribution system for a continuous supply of water. At its core, the water distribution system consists of a supply network with hydraulic and hydrologic engineered components. In fact, these parts can supply portable water from a well or treatment plan straight to consumers.…Read More
Drinking Water Treatment 101
Introduction Typically, the plant-based water treatment makes the water clean, safe, and fresh. However, it may still have the presence of some contaminant elements. And that’s because water distribution is bound to attract various species of algae, bacteria, viruses, and invertebrates. You may not be aware of it but even the safest water has the…Read More
Wastewater Treatment 101
Introduction Wastewater treatment, discharge, and collection are integral to ensure human health and protect environmental surroundings at the same time. Prior to treatment, you have to collect wastewater from sewer networks that service municipal, industrial, commercial, and residential areas. These sewer networks can be a sanitary sewer system or septic system. Wastewater treatment continues to…Read More
What is a Septic System?
According to EPA, homeowners should inspect their traditional septic system after every three years through a professional. Unfortunately, most homeowners are unaware of the mechanics and use cases of their septic systems. Contrary to misguided perception, septic systems come with more space than people realize. In fact, over 20% of homes in America have dedicated…Read More
What is Groundwater?
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that groundwater is an essential natural resource in abundance. When it comes to global fresh water, over 9% of it is, in fact, groundwater. In comparison, surface water that includes rivers and lakes just consists of 3% of the freshwater. Like most countries, half of the American population depends…Read More