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  • Diesel Fuel Found In Utah Spring
    Diesel Fuel Found In Utah Spring

    Diesel fuel detected in the city springs of Nibley, UT, recently led to a do-not-use order and widespread concern about the state of local drinking water.

  • China Cracks Down On Water Polluters
    China Cracks Down On Water Polluters

    Notorious for its terrible water quality, China is cracking down on polluters after years of promises that environmental oversight will improve.

  • Insecticides Pose 'Excessive Threat' To Waterways
    Insecticides Pose 'Excessive Threat' To Waterways

    Insecticides pose an "excessive threat" to the health of waterways and can be found in concentrations that breach regulatory limits by considerable amounts, according to a new study.

  • Tampons Detect Gray Water Contamination
    Tampons Detect Gray Water Contamination

    The latest in water-quality instrumentation can be found right at the grocery store — in the ladies' section, specifically.

  • Peecycling
    Peecycling

    Sickness was thought to travel in stench in the mid-19th century. No one knew that pathogens were passing through people and into the cesspools, and that the cesspools were leaking into drinking water wells.

  • Navajo Healers: Reclaimed Wastewater Conflicts With Our Faith
    Navajo Healers: Reclaimed Wastewater Conflicts With Our Faith

    Navajo healers are concerned that reclaimed wastewater may pose a threat to sacred ground in Arizona.

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES, INSIGHTS, & ANALYSIS

  • Pushing The Limits Of Instrumentation Technology
    Pushing The Limits Of Instrumentation Technology

    The issues and challenges in the water and wastewater industry are constantly evolving, so technology that is constantly evolving is required to meet those challenges. In this video, Jerry Stevens from Endress and Hauser talks about the company’s forward-looking approach to technology.

  • AMERICAN Experts Discuss Aging Water Infrastructure
    AMERICAN Experts Discuss Aging Water Infrastructure

    Out of sight, the country’s underground water infrastructure is aging and failing. In this interview, AMERICAN’s Derek Scott and Maury Gaston discuss the problem, challenges facing cities, and the latest technologies for providing and protecting one of our most precious resources — water.

  • Wastewater Treatment Facility Complements On-Line Monitoring With Automated Control
    Wastewater Treatment Facility Complements On-Line Monitoring With Automated Control

    The Minnesota River Valley Public Utilities Commission (MRVPUC) provides wastewater treatment for the City of Le Sueur and the City of Henderson in south-central Minnesota. A significant factor facing the utility is the highly varying phosphorus load that challenges operators to meet the utility’s annual average discharge limit of 1.0 mg/L total phosphorus.

  • Innovation In The Lab
    Innovation In The Lab

    In the water industry the focus is often on treatment plants. But so much of what makes clean, safe water possible happens in a laboratory setting.

  • VLR® System For Biological Treatment Case Study
    VLR® System For Biological Treatment Case Study

    Economic development has its price and sometimes calls for major upgrades to a community’s wastewater treatment facilities.

  • Thanks To Digital Upgrade, Castle Rock’s Asset Management Becomes Model For State
    Thanks To Digital Upgrade, Castle Rock’s Asset Management Becomes Model For State

    With a population of 55,000, the town of Castle Rock, Colorado, was named to “Money” magazine’s list of 100 Best Places to Live in America. It’s also a town on the cutting edge of managing its water, wastewater and storm water system assets with the help of the Hydrant and Valve Inspector from AMERICAN Flow Control (AFC) and Trimble Navigation.

  • How To Remove More Sludge And Less Water During Clarification
    How To Remove More Sludge And Less Water During Clarification

    Once the sludge has settled, what’s the most efficient way to remove it? John Stevenson, Product Line Director at Brentwood offers insight and solutions to common sludge-removal problems in this Q&A with Water Online.

  • VTScada Device Driver Library Datasheet

    VTScada provides maximum flexibility when choosing monitoring and control devices by supporting most industry standard and even many proprietary I/O protocols. Contact us if you don’t see the driver you want as we can create new drivers to suit virtually any need.

  • Water Plant Upgrades: 4 Reasons To Break The Re-Order Habit
    Water Plant Upgrades: 4 Reasons To Break The Re-Order Habit

    A large percentage of the flow meters purchased for municipal water plants are replacements for older meters in existing facilities or distribution systems. It’s a common practice to replace aging meters with the same technology, often from the same manufacturer.

  • Video Case Study Of Wastewater Process At Milk Processing Plant
    Video Case Study Of Wastewater Process At Milk Processing Plant

    In this video case study, the Maintenance and Operations Manager, Purification Operator and Foreman and Electrical Technician discuss the wastewater treatment process at the AK Gida milk processing plant in Turkey. In particular, the video focuses on the aeration process and equipment for degrading the biological content of the plant’s sewage.

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Complete Solutions For Mine Water Balance

Complete Solutions For Mine Water Balance

Choose Xylem pumps, treatment equipment, and analytical instruments for use at every stage in mining. Our solutions are engineered for severe applications and can be counted on for reliable performance that helps you manage water in sustainable ways.

ReFleX™ Efficiency

ReFleX™ Efficiency

For both disinfection and TOC-reduction applications, NeoTech Aqua Solutions’ patented ReFleX™ UV chamber technology represents the state-of-the-art in high-efficiency UV systems by reflecting over 99% of the UV we generate back into the water.

Disinfection Series

Disinfection Series

The NeoTech Aqua Disinfection Series is specially designed to disinfect water and is an essential component in advanced oxidation processes.

Patriot™ Series

Patriot™ Series

NeoTech Aqua Solutions’ Patriot Series utilizes D438 chamber technology in a stacked and manifolded configuration to support larger flow volumes. By integrating NeoTech Aqua’s patented ReFleX chamber technology, Patriot systems provide the most efficient and versatile UV water treatment equipment available for large volume users. Further, when configured as an n+1 design, the NeoTech Aqua’s Patriot systems meet most redundancy requirements.

TOC Reduction

TOC Reduction

NeoTech Aqua Solutions provides the most efficient and cost-effective UV systems for destroying Total Organic Carbons (TOC’s) in water.  Whether your destroying NDMA, 1,4-dioxane, TCE, MTBE, urea, endocrine disruptors or other organics, only NeoTech Aqua provides ultraviolet TOC reduction with a treatment chamber optimized for low pressure mercury lamps.  As a result, NeoTech Aqua’s UV systems achieve a three times greater TOC reduction per kilowatt compared to standard UV systems, reducing our clients’ costs and energy consumption. In addition to efficiently generating ample 185 nm UV for TOC reduction, NeoTech Aqua’s TOC reduction systems also generate significant levels of 254 nm UV which serve as a powerful disinfectant, providing you both TOC-free and organism-free product water.

NeoTech CU-4 X™

NeoTech CU-4 X™

The NeoTech CU4-X™ UV Water Treatment Control Interface is a remote and compact master controller capable of managing up to four NeoTech ultraviolet water treatment chambers independently and simultaneously.

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • How To Install pH Sensors
    How To Install pH Sensors

    This article is for those of you who need to install a new or redo an existing pH loop. These tips can help ensure accurate and consistent readings.

  • Keeping Corrosion At Bay
    Keeping Corrosion At Bay

    A metallically-pure, stress-free surface provides optimum corrosion protection for wastewater treatment plants. Here’s how to get there.

  • Howard County, Maryland Sets The Pace In Restoring Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem
    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.

  • 5 Burning Questions On Uranium And Radium Removal
    5 Burning Questions On Uranium And Radium Removal

    High levels of radionuclides (uranium/radium/etc.) in drinking water aren’t very common, but they are very dangerous. If you’ve long dealt with radionuclides, you’re familiar with the treatment requirements — but are you treating as cost effectively as possible?

  • How To Control Denitrification Using Online Nitrate Sensors
    How To Control Denitrification Using Online Nitrate Sensors

    Nutrient removal from wastewater is an increasingly common requirement for water resource recovery facilities (WRRF).  Nitrogen and phosphorus are the nutrients being targeted.

  • The Many Faces Of Carbon — A Versatile Treatment Solution
    The Many Faces Of Carbon — A Versatile Treatment Solution

    What concerns drinking water municipalities the most? Is it regulations, emerging contaminants, or a crisp, clear product? To a degree, it’s all of the above. Jim Knepper of Jacobi Carbons explains.

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