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    Smarter Source Water: Could New Thinking Unite Industry And Environmentalists?

    AMD can be a valuable resource for the oil and gas industry and result in cleaning up thousands of streams and rivers in the nation.

  • Waste Heat Recovery For Desalination From Steam Power Plants
    Waste Heat Recovery For Desalination From Steam Power Plants

    Currently, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia about 1.5 million barrels of oil are consumed daily to generate electricity to drive reverse osmosis desalination plants.  This represents about 15 percent of KSA’s daily oil production. 

  • Two Florida Bills Could Give Ratepayers More Influence Over Water Utilities
    Two Florida Bills Could Give Ratepayers More Influence Over Water Utilities

    Two separate measures under consideration in the Florida state legislature give ratepayers more of a voice against their water companies, and now it looks possible the bills may merge. 

  • Government Agency Takes On Non-Revenue Water
    Government Agency Takes On Non-Revenue Water

    Trenton Water Works is struggling with the problem of non-revenue water. 

  • Officials Tired Of 'Monopolistic' Control Of Detroit Utility
    Officials Tired Of 'Monopolistic' Control Of Detroit Utility

    Officials in a county near Detroit are tired of relying on the bankrupt city's major water provider. 

  • Energy Project To Save Water Utility $500,000?
    Energy Project To Save Water Utility $500,000?

    A water district in California is the guinea pig in a project that could save $500,000 in energy costs. 

  • An Introduction To NeoTech Aqua Solutions
    An Introduction To NeoTech Aqua Solutions

    Whether you’re managing municipal waters, working with cooling towers, or producing clean water, NeoTech Aqua Solutions offers disinfection, TOC reduction, and ozone destruction products that can be easily sized for your requirements.  Real-time dosimetry units provide exact dosage measurements, and a minimum number of lamps allow for halting of water flow without powering the unit down.

  • How To Install A UV Lamp
    How To Install A UV Lamp

    This video features a step-by-step demonstration of how to change out a used UV lamp and install a new one.

  • Disinfection Performance Testing Of High-Efficiency Ultraviolet Water Treatment Chamber
    Disinfection Performance Testing Of High-Efficiency Ultraviolet Water Treatment Chamber

    This is the second in a series of three white papers describing the design and performance of the NeoTech Aqua ReFlex™ treatment chamber. The first describes in detail the theoretical basis for the very high efficiency demonstrated by the chamber. The third paper describes how this chamber design leads to some highly desirable operational advantages beyond just energy ad cost reduction. By J. R. Cooper, Ph. D. and Gwynne Cavender, NeoTech Aqua Solutions, Inc.

  • Theoretical Operation Of High-Efficiency Ultraviolet Water Treatment Chamber
    Theoretical Operation Of High-Efficiency Ultraviolet Water Treatment Chamber

    The NeoTech Aqua ReFleX™ water purification chambers are the most efficient and compact units available today. They require an order of magnitude less energy and less than 25% of the system volume to achieve the same or better purification result as competing chambers. This is the first in a series of three white papers explaining the benefits of these systems. By J. R. Cooper, Ph.D, NeoTech Aqua Solutions, Inc.

  • Cutting-Edge Solutions For Coking Wastewater Reuse To Meet The Standard Of Circulation Cooling Systems
    Cutting-Edge Solutions For Coking Wastewater Reuse To Meet The Standard Of Circulation Cooling Systems

    Coking wastewater generated from the processes of coking, coke gas purification, and recovery of coking products, is highly toxic and carcinogenic. The wastewater usually contains phenolic, aromatic, heterocyclic, and polycyclic organics, and some inorganics, such as cyanides, sulfides, ammonium, ammonia, and so on, which makes it hardly degradable. By Jenny Zhang ,Scientist, Dow Water & Process Solution,  Dow Chemical (China) Investment Ltd. and Juno Chen, Business Communications Manager,  Dow Chemical (China) Investment Ltd.

  • Restoration Technology For Polymer Concrete
    Restoration Technology For Polymer Concrete

    Polymer concrete is one of the most durable, longest-lasting and corrosion-resistant materials available for industrial infrastructure. This class of products consists of a matrix composed of heavy-duty aggregate and either chemical-resistant resin or cement binder. These castable materials may offer up to five times the physical strength compared to standard portland-based concrete. By John Davis, Inside Sales & Marketing Specialist, Sauereisen

  • Epoxy, Spray-Applied Lining Offer Solution For Damaged Concrete Clarifier
    Epoxy, Spray-Applied Lining Offer Solution For Damaged Concrete Clarifier

    When Resolute Forest Products was determining a solution for rehabilitation and protection of their 50,000 square foot concrete clarifier damaged from mild chemical attack and abrasion from their pulping process they contacted MBI Corexcel, a local corrosion-resistant specialized contractor, for assistance.

  • 6 Great Reasons To Consider Ozone For Wastewater Disinfection
    6 Great Reasons To Consider Ozone For Wastewater Disinfection

    Most anyone reading this story is certainly familiar with the use of chlorine and/or UV for the disinfection of treated wastewater effluent. You’re also probably at least somewhat familiar with the use of ozone for drinking water treatment. The purpose of this article is to introduce you to just a few of the benefits of using ozone in your next wastewater treatment project. By  Louis LeBrun, PE

  • Pump Station Bar Screen Saves Wastewater Utility $26,000 In Annual Labor
    Pump Station Bar Screen Saves Wastewater Utility $26,000 In Annual Labor

    New Jersey’s Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority had a problem. The utilities authority operates a 5 MGD plant, with wastewater inflow arriving through a 48-in pipe routed 23 feet below grade level. Their manual inflow pump screening setup was difficult and hazardous to clean, and its 2.5” screen spacing let entirely too much non-dispersible waste through. Their 3,000 GPM non-clog pumps were constantly clogging, and workers were repeatedly exposed to a hazardous situation.

  • Oil Disaster Creates Problems For Water Utility
    Oil Disaster Creates Problems For Water Utility

    An oil spill in Kentucky threatened to contaminate the Ohio River and caused headaches for water officials this month. 

  • Study Links Arsenic To Lower Intelligence In Kids
    Study Links Arsenic To Lower Intelligence In Kids

    A groundbreaking study in Maine has linked drinking water contaminated with arsenic to developmental challenges in children. 

  • Congress To Reduce EPA's Power Under Clean Water Act?
    Congress To Reduce EPA's Power Under Clean Water Act?

    The Senate is considering legislation to rein in the EPA's power to withhold Clean Water Act permits. 

  • Smart Water Meters Provide Conservation Insight For Utilities And Rate Payers
    Smart Water Meters Provide Conservation Insight For Utilities And Rate Payers

    The latest advances in water meter technology enable information sharing that improves water conservation for both utilities and customers.

  • Dallas Takes On Aging Infrastructure
    Dallas Takes On Aging Infrastructure

    Dallas locals have been noticing problems created by the city's outdated water infrastructure. 

  • Real Ale Brewing Company Case Study
    Real Ale Brewing Company Case Study

    Real Ale Brewing Company (RABC) started as a small brewery working out of a commercial retail space. As the brewery outgrew their facility they purchased land on the outskirts of town and built a new brewery. Their production level was still low enough at this point for the city to allow direct access to sewer. As RABC continued to be successful and grow, a mandate from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality stated that the city must require the brewery to treat their wastewater in order to prevent overwhelming the city’s treatment system. RABC began the process of looking into available options for wastewater treatment. They had been introduced to ClearBlu Environmental at the Craft Brewers Conference in 2011 and after careful research the brewery selected ClearBlu to design and install a complete pretreatment and treatment system.

  • WWEMA Window: Deferred Maintenance — What Are We Really Saving?
    WWEMA Window: Deferred Maintenance — What Are We Really Saving?

    The United States continues to face water and wastewater funding issues. As the industry struggles, it consistently encounters the age-old problems of governance and funding, which has led to delays in accepting and implementing best practices for maintenance. By Michelle McNish, president, E & I Corporation

  • 10 Produced Water Treatment Technologies: Evaluating The Pros And Cons
    10 Produced Water Treatment Technologies: Evaluating The Pros And Cons

    As the oil industry grows, so does the amount of produced water that must be treated. A variety of technologies are available for produced water treatment. Water Online shares a side-by-side comparison. 

  • Garrison Brewing Case Study
    Garrison Brewing Case Study

    ClearBlu provided duplexing in-ground lift stations and a self-cleaning waterfall hydroscreen for the brewery who self-installed the equipment.  ClearBlu design and instructions made it possible for the brewery to install the lift stations and screen themselves, as well as to have the screen stand fabricated locally.  ClearBlu lift stations are fabricated from fiberglass which resists deterioration from acidic wastewater and are self-cleaning.  Round basins can be stirred so that they never have to be cleaned out.

  • Two-Way Fixed Network Helps Texas Community Become ‘City Of The Future’
    Two-Way Fixed Network Helps Texas Community Become ‘City Of The Future’

    In January 2014, the city of Meadows Place, Texas, became the first city in Fort Bend County to fully convert to an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) fixed-network system. At the same time, the city also implemented a complete meter change-out for its 1,600 customers. Both projects represent large initiatives for the self-proclaimed “little city” with a population of 4,600 citizens.

  • The Great Graywater Debate
    The Great Graywater Debate

    Widespread nonpotable reuse of graywater could potentially lead to a significant reduction in water demand, and over 8 million people across the U.S. are already using graywater for landscape irrigation. Yet most of the graywater reuse currently taking place is illegal. 

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