Newsletter | March 6, 2014

03.06.14 -- Biological Treatment 101; Can Tap Water Curb Drunk Driving?

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Protecting Natural Water Supplies First Step In Conservation
By Master Meter, Inc.
Regions predicting water shortages must look to alternate ways of conserving natural water resources.


Noninvasive Methods For Locating Leaks, Reducing Nonrevenue Water
By Mueller Water Products
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has been using acoustic leak detection for approximately two decades. 


Advances In MBR: Biological Treatment With Enviroquip And 'Biohydraulics'
By Ovivo
When the city of Delphos needed to upgrade their aging trickling filter facility, they considered a few factors including current and future permit compliance issues, fluctuating loading conditions, and treatment capacity. After evaluating options, including an oxidation ditch, they chose an Enviroquip MBR system with Kubota submerged membrane equipment. As the second-largest plant in the U.S., the city now uses the new system to treat its six MGD capacity and handle a wide range of waste and hydraulic loading.


Oxygen Removal From Feedwater In A Central District Heating System
By Membrana
In central district heating systems, heated water from power plants is distributed to densely populated areas via insulated piping networks. High water quality is required to maintain the integrity of pipes, storage tanks, and other infrastructure in such systems. This case study explains how a Dutch power station achieved an O2 specification of <10 ppb for storage water tank filling by installing a chemical-free deoxygenation system.

From The Editor

Biological Treatment 101: Suspended Growth Vs. Attached Growth
Optimal biological behavior is the linchpin of successful secondary wastewater treatment. Here’s an overview of two popular methods for gaining “bug control.”

Industry News

Can Tap Water Curb Drunk Driving?
Northern Water Utilities Fight Jack Frost
Odor, Unanswered Questions Linger After W. Virginia Spill
Xylem Names New CEO
Meeting The Challenges Of Saving Energy In Water Pumping
Water-From-Air Technologies Can Help Solve Drinking Water Scarcities
EPA Issued Violation To Utility For Spilling 446,350 Gallons Of Sewage
Regular Water Testing Important For Household Water Well Owners
Legislature Is Right To Speed California Drought Relief Package To Gov. Jerry Brown
Heat Transfer Technology Can Improve Exchanger Efficiency, Reduce Water Demand
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YSI Professional Plus Handheld Calibration Tips
This guide provides helpful instructions, tips, and troubleshooting suggestions for calibrating a Professional Plus instrument.

Model 4430 Photoionization Detector (PID) Datasheet
The Model 4430 Photoionization Detector (PID) is a GC detector that selectively responds to aromatic and olefinic hydrocarbons in the presence of alkanes and other saturated hydrocarbons. It features the unique, patented Window Sweep design to prevent the sample stream from contacting and contaminating the lamp window.

Specialty Materials For Substrate Repair Brochure
Sauereisen offers a wide variety of protective chemical-resistant systems including silicate, epoxy, vinylester, and urethane linings to extend the life of your assets.

Open Top Tank Datasheet
A baseline representation of specs for the BakerCorp Open Top Tank with a snap-on deck lid, and a smaller footprint than other style tanks of the same volume.

Delta Hybrid Rotary Lobe Compressor Brochure
The groundbreaking Delta Hybrid Rotary Lobe Compressor is the result of a synergy between the rotary-lobe blower and the screw compressor technologies. By combining the technical advantages of both concepts, it offers completely new possibilities.

VTScada Application Version Control Datasheet
VTScada Application Version Control (AVC) provides change traceability, enhances application management in networked environments, and greatly improves recovery from unexpected effects of configuration changes.
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Discfilter Filtration System
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OPTIFLEX 1100 Level Meter For Liquids And Solids
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Noren Products, Inc.

SmartProcess Plant Optimization Software
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Engineered Pumping Stations
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STAR 3300 Water MTU
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Resinex Ion Exchange Resins
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R900 System
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Sanitaire DrumFilter Filtration System by Xylem
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Type 330 Mini Diaphragm Seal
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Ashcroft Inc.

Odor And Corrosion Control
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Demineralization: Recoflo TriFlo Demineralizer
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Eco-Tec Inc.