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From the beginning, Leopold has been synonymous with rapid gravity media filtration. Over the past 80 years, we've proven our expertise and leadership in filtration technology and offer a wide range of systems and equipment that employ the many innovations we have pioneered.
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Xylem To Support The Long-Term Sustainability Of Chesapeake Bay
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to provide an existing wastewater treatment plant with advanced treatment technology, which will play a key role in an initiative focused on improving water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.
Retrofit Significantly Reduces Backwash Cycle Interval, Duration And Water Use For Georgia Utility
The North Columbus Resource Facility recently completed a $12-million replacement of its settled water filtration, removing the existing Wheeler filters, their three-part media and 10-inch poured concrete underdrains, which were no longer efficient.
Xylem Unveils Oxidation-Enhanced Biologically Active Filtration System For Drinking Water
Xylem Inc., leading global water technology company, has unveiled a new drinking water treatment solution that removes the most challenging contaminants, including ‘contaminants of emerging concern’ (CECs), at ACE 15, the American Water Works Association annual conference and exposition, taking place at Anaheim, California, June 7-10.
Bioloop Retrofit Reduces Energy Consumption By 43 Percent
When a broken shaft caused a malfunction in one of the brush aerators at the village of Liberty, NY, WWTP, the village worked with its engineers to develop a plan for repair and upgrade.
Dissolved Air Flotation System Reduces Costs, Improves Process
With the town of Johnstown, CO's, water treatment plant began operating its circular clarifier systems at maximum capacity to meet summer peak demand rates, consultants recommeded increasing plant capacity and using dissolved air flotation technology for their clarification process.
Systems Work In Series To Increase Filter Run Times, Reduce Water Use, And Improve Finished Water Quality
The city of Florence, Colorado Water Treatment Plant (WTP), located 75 miles south of Denver, uses blended surface water taken from the city’s southernmost water reservoir.
Dissolved Air Flotation System Removes Algae And Manganese At Evitts Creek Plant
The Evitts Creek Water Treatment Plant (WTP), owned and operated by the city of Cumberland, Maryland, provides potable water for Cumberland and surrounding communities in Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Clari-DAF Pretreatment System Reduces Chemical Consumption, Doubles Treatment Capacity
Together, two water treatment plants in Boulder, CO, have the capacity to treat 55 million gallons per day (MGD). When severe drought conditions restricted the source water supply of the Betasso WTP, the city decided to expand the capacity of the Boulder Reservoir Water Treatment Plant (WTP).
Dissolved Air Flotation Technology Nearly Doubles Treatment Capacity
Faced with a tight capital budget, a city in British Columbia required a new design for a water treatment plant capable of a maximum daily water production of 21 MPG during peak demand periods, with an ultimate demand of 29 MGD.
Xylem Wins Contract To Double Capacity Of Water Treatment Facility In Tai Po Water Treatment Works, Hong Kong
Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been contracted to provide clarification and filtration systems for the expansion of the Tai Po WaterTreatment Works in Hong Kong.
Clari-DAF® System Provides Effective TOC Removal For Cambridge WTP
To ensure treated water complied with the most stringent drinking water standards, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule (State 2 DBPR), the City of Cambridge, MA, WTP decided to implement a robust multibarrier treatment solution.
Xylem Announces Exclusive Agreement To Distribute Disk Filter System For Tertiary Wastewater Treatment In The US And Canada
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has announced an exclusive agreement with Nuove Energie S.R.L. to distribute a cutting-edge tertiary disk filter system for wastewater reuse and discharge requirements in the United States and Canada.
Xylem Wins 2014 Water Reuse Equipment Manufacturer Of The Year
Xylem, a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, was awarded the 2014 WateReuse Equipment Manufacturer of the Year by the WateReuse Association at their 29th Annual Symposium in Dallas, Texas.
Oxelia: An Ozone-Enhanced Biologically Active Filtration System
Xylem’s Leopold Oxelia is designed for municipal wastewater treatment. The ozone-enhanced biologically active filtration system and multi-barrier solution combines ozone, filtration and analytical instrumentation to deliver optimal wastewater treatment for water reuse and discharge into sensitive waters.
Xylem Supplies Multiple Wastewater Treatment Denitrification Systems In China
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has supplied wastewater treatment denitrification systems to three wastewater treatment plants in eastern China as part of a national strategy to improve wastewater treatment by 90 percent over five years.
Xylem Launches Cutting Edge Ozone-Enhanced Filtration System, A Multi-Barrier Solution For Water Reuse And Sensitive Waters
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has launched a cutting-edge, ozone-enhanced biologically active filtration system and multi-barrier solution for municipal wastewater treatment. Xylem’s Leopold Oxelia combines ozone, filtration and analytical instrumentation to deliver optimal wastewater treatment for water reuse and discharge into sensitive waters.
Howard County, Maryland Sets The Pace In Restoring Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem
Howard County, Maryland, Bureau of Utilities recently completed the $92-million Addition No. 7 project at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant (LPWRP) to improve the quality of the plant’s effluent discharge and to reduce harmful nutrients reaching Chesapeake Bay. The project’s various increments took over five years to complete and incorporated innovative design solutions and state-of-the-art technologies for denitrification, aeration and disinfection. The project presents a model for Maryland’s 66 largest wastewater treatment plants and possibly procurement of municipal facilities elsewhere facing increasingly stringent regulatory changes.
Experience Xylem’s Depth Of Water Technologies At Booth 1800 During 2014 AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition
Xylem, Inc. will present its products and technologies for every stage of the water/wastewater treatment process at the 2014 AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE14).
Paper Facility Increases Efficiency With Filter Rehabilitation
NewPage operates eight paper mills in the United States. The Biron mill located in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin produces approximately 370,000 tons of paper each year.
Clarification System Boosts Capacity, Reduces Maintenance
Spikes in peak demand at the 3.0 MGD Freedom District Water Treatment Plant in Carroll County, MD, exceeded 70 percent of the plant’s capacity, and the existing clarifier made for a lengthy sludge-removal process. After staff installed a dissolved air flotation (DAF) pretreatment system to improve the efficiency of the membrane filters, the now 4.0 MGD facility has reduced maintenance for operators. The system also safeguards against pathogens that can pass through traditional sand/diatomaceous (S/D) filters.
How A Wisconsin Paper Mill Increased Capacity And Improved Water Quality
In late 2012, production capacity issues arose with several of the clay tile filters at the NewPage Biron paper mill in Wisconsin. Process engineers decided to retrofit two of their four existing dual cell filters with an underdrain system and media retainer. This case study details the system and explains how it doubled capacity for the two filters and improved effluent water quality, leading to fewer plant shutdowns due to seal failures within the mill.
Structural Changes To Xylem’s Underdrain Offering Eases Installation And Increases Resistance To Uplift
Ron Port, Vice President of Xylem Inc.’s Treatment Business Unit and Xylem China, discusses the benefits of Xylem’s new XA Underdrain product.
Xylem Introduces New Leopold-Brand Underdrain In The Market
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has launched a new underdrain as part of its complete Leopold® Filterworx® gravity media filtration system.
Dissolved Air Flotation Pretreatment Washes Away Waco’s Foul T&O Problem
During the hot and dusty summers just a few years ago, many thirsty residents of Waco, TX, were reluctant to slake their thirst with the city’s water.
Big Steps In Plant Upgrade By Howard County Maryland Set The Pace For Restoring Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem
A $92-million expansion completed earlier this year (2012) at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant (LPWRP) in Savage, MD, presents a model integration of bellwether aeration, disinfection and enhanced nutrient removal (ENR) systems added in tandem with other infrastructure upgrades, that have significantly improved the plant’s effluent and reduced harmful nutrients from reaching Chesapeake Bay.
Xylem’s New Advanced Filtration Technology Leads The Way To Make Higher Quality Effluent With No Need For Gravel
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has engineered a new water filtration technology to replace support gravel in the wastewater and porous plates in drinking water markets.
ABOUT LEOPOLD -- A XYLEM BRAND
Leopold - A Xylem Brand has long been a worldwide leader a in the water and wastewater treatment industry supplying both filtration and clarification systems. Since its establishment in 1924, Leopold has pioneered and acquired a number of innovative technologies aimed at improving the quality of water while reducing costs. Although more than 8,000 American cities and towns have treatment plants featuring Leopold products, our influence has not been limited to North America. Clients around the world have also come to rely on Leopold's expertise and technological leadership in water and wastewater treatment. Our systems are in use on six of the seven continents, in every South American country, and in most European and African countries.