Why We Exist

by Bob Adams, President Our senior management group recently approved modifications to our Mission Statement and our statement of Core Values. These in no way indicate a substantive change in either. Rather, it is the next stage in our evolution, our journey, as we maintain a process of self-examination in our quest to better understand who we…

In Memoriam

This spring, we initiated a memorial fund raiser in honor of four deceased employees who made significant contributions to our company’s growth and direction: The Trailblaze Challenge, a 26.3-mile one-day hike to benefit Make-a-Wish Alabama. It culminated in May with our 6-person team successfully completing the hike on two separate weekends, three people each day.  But…

Integration Project Trouble Shooting

This spring, we asked a number of our more seasoned technical staff to share their thoughts on a variety of questions, providing insight that could be of benefit to you, our customers. In modern parlance, their responses constitute what might be called hacks (of a positive nature) of system integration projects. This first in a…

Clean Water Market Outlook

This spring’s good news about passage of infrastructure spending served as a reminder that we had yet to address the clean water industry in our discussions of economic outlooks for the country for the year ahead.  The spending bill that Congress passed allocated $21.2 billion for infrastructure, $1.4 billion of which will be for water infrastructure. $500…

Water & Energy: The Continuing Story

Regular followers know that the connection, the nexus, between wastewater and energy has been in our wheelhouse for several years. With more and more attention being paid to this by the industry and its suppliers, we felt it was time for a brief update. Two Prongs This connection can generally be thought of as two-pronged.…

Using Automation to Improve Energy Efficiency

As a preview to a presentation being made at the MWEA (Mississippi Water Environment  Association) Annual Meeting by business development manager Andrew Green in June, we’re repeating a post written by Andrew in September 2017 on this subject. Learn how to figure ROI and Overall Equipment Effectiveness.  There’s money to be made in your plant. And it can be…