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Measuring Flow in Gravity Sewers

There is nothing more difficult than measuring flow in gravity sewers. WRUA bought 34 Isco Area Velocity Meters – Quality Equipment & Post-Sales Service Sealed the Deal.  By Mary Therese Gookin West Rankin Utility Authority (WRUA) provides wastewater treatment for seven neighboring members serving a population of 100,000.  Bruce Stephens, Executive Director of WRUA, a…

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Solution for Excessive Approach Velocity In Flumes

Accurate flow rate measurement is highly dependent upon the approaching flow conditions.  The approaching flow should be well distributed, laminar, and free of surface waves.  To aid in the transition of flow from what is typically a wider approach channel into the flume, the use of curved wingwalls or flared transitions should be used to…

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