WASTEWATER ANALYSIS WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

Five Years Of Post-Aeration At A Wastewater Treatment Plant

To protect the environment, wastewater treatment facilities across the country are required to deliver dissolved oxygen (DO) into the treated effluent, with most DO permits ranging from 2 to 10 mg/L.

  • Coal Yard Runoff Compliance Using Actiflo® Technology
    Coal Yard Runoff Compliance Using Actiflo® Technology

    Storm water runoff from a 37-acre coal storage yard utilized as part of daily operations at an industrial site in Southwestern Pennsylvania posed a problem when the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) updated the facility’s NPDES permit.

  • Measure And Control Cyanide With The CNSolution 9310
    Measure And Control Cyanide With The CNSolution 9310

    The CNSolution 9310 analyzer is used in precious metal processing to measure and control cyanide used in the hydrometallurgical leaching of gold and silver from the ore.

  • Color, Turbidity And Philosophy
    Color, Turbidity And Philosophy

    When we humans look at objects we describe them in terms of color. We say that an apple is red or a leaf is green. To us color is an attribute just as surely as the mass or dimensions of an object. But the fact is that color is a pure human construct. Take away the human and it does not exist.

  • Pilot Testing Potassium Sulfate Crystallization
    Pilot Testing Potassium Sulfate Crystallization

    ICP’s Ochoa Mine Project is projected to produce approximately 714,000 tons per year of SOP (K2SO4) from polyhalite ore for greater than fifty years as concluded in a feasibility study.

  • Calculated pH By Differential Conductivity Measurement In Mixtures Of Alkalizing Agents
    Calculated pH By Differential Conductivity Measurement In Mixtures Of Alkalizing Agents

    Proper measurement of pH is a key factor of corrosion risk surveillance in water-steam cycles.

  • Case Study Of Swan Turbiwell Quarterly Calibrated Unit Versus Quarterly Verified Unit
    Case Study Of Swan Turbiwell Quarterly Calibrated Unit Versus Quarterly Verified Unit

    This paper presents the field data collected over a twelve month period at a municipal surface water treatment plant employing traditional clarification and filtration.  The final effluent turbidity was monitored by the third party compliance turbidimeter, a Swan Turbiwell (Protocol Turbiwell) was calibrated quarterly just as the compliance turbidimeter, and a second Swan Turbiwell (Non-protocol Turbiwell) that was not calibrated. By Shaun Sharrett and Randy Turner, Swan Analytical USA

  • Smart Wireless Technology Solves Environmental Monitoring Challenge
    Smart Wireless Technology Solves Environmental Monitoring Challenge

    Faced with the challenge of meeting environmental monitoring legislation, Korsnäs Gävle needed a way to monitor water from their heat exchangers for contamination before discharging it to the sea. Additionally, the board and paper manufacturer required new sensors for continuous monitoring of pH, dissolved oxygen, and water temperatures from effluent emissions in their basins and ponds. In this case study, learn how Korsnäs Gävle implemented a wireless sensor network to quickly  achieve compliance and meet its monitoring needs.

  • How To Control Activated Sludge With Online Sensors
    How To Control Activated Sludge With Online Sensors

    The goal for domestic wastewater treatment in the 21st century should be to have a minimal carbon footprint and to be 100% self-sustainable with regards to energy, carbon, and nutrients – while achieving a discharge or reuse quality that preserves the quality of receiving waters (Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), 2009). Sustainability with respect to energy requires both conservation and production. By Dr. Robert Smith, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, YSI, a Xylem brand

  • Low WWTP Operating Costs And High Water Quality -- It's Possible
    Low WWTP Operating Costs And High Water Quality -- It's Possible

    Providing the best value to wastewater customers requires a team of operators that have a deep sense of ownership and are committed to continuous improvement. By Patrick Higgins

  • Case Study: Continuous Online Monitoring Of Nitrate And Sludge Using UV/VIS Spectroscopic Sensor Monitoring nitrates, total suspended solids and sludge volume concentrations ensures effluent quality, which is critical for meeting water quality standards for various regulatory agencies. By Endress+Hauser, Inc.

Case Study: YSI Multiparameter Instruments Assist In Storm Water And Combined Sewer Overflow Monitoring

The city of Indianapolis, Indiana has been monitoring surface water quality of the White River and its tributaries since 1991. Each year the Indianapolis Office of Environmental Services (OES) collects nearly 6,000 samples from 27 locations. Two specialized programs, Continuous Dissolved Oxygen and Critical DO, are designed to collect data during periods when the potential exists for dissolved oxygen problems
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WASTEWATER ANALYSIS PRODUCTS

Signet 2250 Hydrostatic Level Sensor

Signet 2250 Hydrostatic Level Sensor

The Signet 2250 Hydrostatic Level Sensor for level and depth control has a one-piece injection molded PVDF body and ceramic diaphragm for superior compatibility in corrosive liquids
Real Spectrum Analyzer

Real Spectrum Analyzer

Our Spectrum series provides real time analysis across the entire spectrum of UV and/or visible light, allowing for the rapid detection of many common and emerging contaminants. Our Spectrum series analyzers utilize our exclusive Split-Sense Pro technology to provide many strong competitive advantages, including superior performance, ease of use and cost effectiveness, making continuous spectroscopy analysis much more practical and attainable.

Aztec 600 Phosphate Analyzer

Aztec 600 Phosphate Analyzer

The Aztec 600 Phosphate Analyzer AW636 has been designed specifically for the measurement of phosphate in both potable water and municipal wastewater effluents. It offers reliable and accurate on-line analysis of phosphate up to 50 ppm PO4.
ProDSS — Handheld Multiparameter Meter

ProDSS — Handheld Multiparameter Meter

The YSI ProDSS (digital sampling system) handheld multiparameter meter provides extreme flexibility for the measurement of a variety of combinations for dissolved oxygen, turbidity, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, resistivity, total dissolved solids (TDS), pH, ORP, pH/ORP combination, ammonium (ammonia), nitrate, chloride and temperature along with depth. 

Pulp & Paper Industry

Pulp & Paper Industry

Measuring and monitoring water quality in your wastewater or boiler and cooling applications are essential for controlling energy costs. Hach Company, the recognized experts in water quality, offers a full range of process and laboratory instruments to detect and monitor water quality
Pro1030 pH/ORP/Conductivity Meter

Pro1030 pH/ORP/Conductivity Meter

Rugged and reliable, the YSI Pro1030 provides everything you need in a handheld instrument for the measurement of either pH or ORP along with temperature, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity and total dissolved solids (TDS).

AQUATek 100 Waters-Only Autosampler

AQUATek 100 Waters-Only Autosampler

The AQUATek 100 is a purge and trap autosampler that automates the sample preparation steps for the analysis of liquid samples utilizing a fixed volume sample loop filled using a pressurization gas. Two independent volume programmable internal standards are then added to the sample and the entire aliquot is transferred to the Purge and Trap for compound concentration and subsequent separation and detection using a GC/GC-MS quantification system.

Signet 2774-2777 DryLoc® pH/ORP Electrodes

Signet 2774-2777 DryLoc® pH/ORP Electrodes

The Signet 2774 - 2777 pH and ORP Electrodes feature a unique foulproof DryLoc® connector with goldplated contacts designed specifically for use with the Signet 2750 and 2760 preamplifiers, sensor electronics, and connectors.
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WASTEWATER ANALYSIS PODCASTS

Moving Water Quality Innovation Forward

Moving Water Quality Innovation Forward

Hach is a company that does several kinds of water analysis, with solutions from laboratory and water/wastewater, to power, pharmaceutical, and more. Pam Moss, a technical sales specialist in the Southeast for Hach, sat down with Water Online Radio at ACE to briefly discuss some of Hach’s offerings for looking at the biologics and chemistry in water.

Innovation In Online Analytical Instrumentation Continues

Innovation In Online Analytical Instrumentation Continues

An industry expert describes the importance and evolution of instrumentation for a variety of water/wastewater applications.

Ensuring Accurate Water Analysis Measurements

Ensuring Accurate Water Analysis Measurements

Jim Cairns, Process Business Manager, and Ricki Hartwell, Global Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific explain the importance of combining the process side and the laboratory side of water analysis.

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WASTEWATER ANALYSIS VIDEOS

ProDSS Water Quality Meter Digital Sampling System

ProDSS Water Quality Meter Digital Sampling System

The YSI ProDSS (digital sampling system) is a portable water quality multiparameter instrument for the measurement of several critical parameters - dissolved oxygen (optical), turbidity, pH, ORP, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, TDS, resistivity, TSS, ammonium, ammonia, chloride, nitrate, depth, temperature and GPS coordinates.

K+S Potash Canada's Legacy Project

K+S Potash Canada's Legacy Project

Veolia's HPD® Crystallization Technology will be an essential part of the first greenfield project in North America in nearly 40 years when completed in 2016. The Legacy Project will produce 2 million tonnes per year of potassium chloride by 2017.

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.

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