Newsletter | November 20, 2012

11.20.12 -- Whiskey Fix: A Surprising Water Treatment Solution

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Ozonia is one of the world's largest suppliers of UV and ozone disinfection systems. As a leader in disinfection solutions, Ozonia designs systems for various water and wastewater treatment applications. A member of the Degremont Group, Ozonia has a long history and extensive experience in both technologies, and supplies ozone and UV equipment to the municipal and industrial sectors.

From The Editor

Whiskey Fix: A Surprising Water Treatment Solution
The great Homer Simpson once proclaimed that alcohol was "the cause of — and solution to — all of life’s problems.” Well, chalk one up in the “solution” column. A new water treatment technique, borne out of the whiskey distillation process, has the potential to save millions of lives by making dirty water potable.

Featured Articles

Switch From Virgin To Reactivated Carbon Reduces Municipality's Water Treatment Costs
By Calgon Carbon Corporation
In 2010, officials for the Guilderland Water District authorized a full-scale pilot program to determine the impact on cost and water quality associated with using reactivated carbon as a filtration media instead of virgin granular activated carbon (GAC).


Ozone-On-Demand Reduces Water Treatment Cost By 20%
By Pinnacle Ozone
The Pinnacle Ozone Solutions new generation of smart Ozone-On-Demand (OOD) generator and control technology can help significantly reduce the cost and complexity of ozone water treatment. By precisely matching ozone production to real-time demand, the North Burleigh Water Treatment Plant (WTP),near Bismarck, ND, increased treatment capacity by 64% while simultaneously reducing unitoperating costs by more than 20%.


Indirect Potable Reuse With UV-Oxidation
By TrojanUV
In an effort to reduce reliance on dwindling surface and groundwater supplies in Texas, the Colorado River Municipal Water District (CRMWD) constructed a new raw water production facility (RWPF) in Big Spring. Big Spring is a 27,000-member community located in West Texas, approximately 300 miles west of Dallas.

Drinking Water Treatment In The News

Poll: Americans Willing To Pay More For Water
New System Lowers Costs Of Seawater Desalination
Nanotechnology Enhances Water Disinfection, Improves Microbial Control
San Antonio Desal Project Lands $50 Million Low-Interest Loan
Veolia To Supply Drinking Water To One Million People In New Delhi
2012 Best Of What's New Award From Popular Science: The Greif PackH2O Backpack
Victorian Desalination Plant Produces First Samples Of Drinking Water
Eurofins Eaton Selected By U.S. EPA For Water Quality Testing
Canada Promotes Solar-Powered AQUAtap Community Drinking Water Stations
EPA Awards $1.5 Million To Universities For Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Methods
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MIOX representative Mario Afanador, from USA Global Market, interviews engineer Carlos Rincon, from the Wiesner Water Treatment Plant, where their large MIOX RIO Grande system is safely, cost-effectively disinfecting drinking water for the citizens of Bogota, Colombia.

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ChlorMaster BP III On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generator
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Z-88 Radium Removal Process
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Mazzei Ozone Water Treatment GDT Disinfection Process
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Chlorine Analyzer
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Arsenic, Iron, And Manganese Removal By Filtration
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GreensandPlus Advanced Performance Media
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Inversand Company

YSI Drinking Water Multiprobes
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Central Treatment Systems For Arsenic Removal
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WEDECO Quadron UV System
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Calgon Carbon Corporation

Dynamic Pressure Boosting Solutions
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Chlorine Calibration Verification System
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Hach Company

WWETCO FlexFilter
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Leopold Low-UC Anthracite Filter Media
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pH And ORP Sensor Selection Guide
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Filtration: EBS Series
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Amiad Water Systems

MEMCOR CP Ultrafiltration System
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WATERTRAK Membrane Clean-In-Place
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SORB 33 Arsenic Removal System
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