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Business management

Confronting the Hiring Gap

May 30, 2017 Mike Price 0

Attracting, hiring, and retaining talented people is becoming a whole lot more difficult. By Ron Slee The single most important attribute to the ongoing success of a business is the skills and attitudes of the […]

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Engineering Your Business

Well and Pump Rehabilitation

May 30, 2017 Mike Price 0

Part 1: Water chemistry basics By Ed Butts, PE, CPI While affecting a change to inferior water quality using an assortment of chemical agents once the water has reached the surface from a pumping well […]

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Safety

The Seriousness of Heat Illness

May 30, 2017 Mike Price 0

Make sure you know the risk factors. By Jerome E. Spear The National Weather Service asserts excessive heat is the number one weather-related killer, causing more fatalities per year than floods, lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, winter […]

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Irrigating Our Future

Pump Head-Capacity and System-Head Curves

May 1, 2017 Thad Plumley 0

These pump curves can be easily understood when seen on a graph. By Mike Allen I explained in two earlier columns how centrifugal pumps, specifically vertical turbine pumps, converted mechanical energy into hydraulic energy via […]