WASTEWATER ANALYSIS WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

Rumors, Half-Truths, And Truths About Temperature And pH

A few months ago I received a call from an angry user who was using one of our differential probes and a controller. Embedded in the probe is a thermistor that measures temperature.

  • 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

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.

Thermo Scientific AquaSensors Advanced ‘Plug & Play’ Analytical Measurement Systems

Thermo Scientific AquaSensors Advanced ‘Plug & Play’ Analytical Measurement Systems

Thermo Scientific AquaSensors offers true plug & play innovative online analytical measurement systems for water quality and process monitoring and control applications. Unique product designs reduce equipment and installation costs while improving reliability in a wide variety of processes.
Aqua TROLL 400 Multiparameter Instrument

Aqua TROLL 400 Multiparameter Instrument

The Aqua TROLL 400 Multiparameter Instrument is ideal for long-term groundwater and surface-water applications. The instrument leverages our patented, EPA-approved RDO® Technology. The compact instrument houses six water quality sensors and measures 12 parameters.

TOC Drinking Water Analysis

TOC Drinking Water Analysis

Teledyne Tekmar has been the market leader in environmental and drinking water testing for decades, having invented many of the instrumental technologies used in today’s lab.  From TOC drinking water analysis to EPA compendium methods for air, soil and water, Tekmar has the right instrument for your application.

Chemical Industry

Chemical 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. Our technologies match the high demands of the chemical and refining industries to improve production efficiency, maximize up-time, and confidently stay in compliance

Atomx Automated VOC Sample Prep System

Atomx Automated VOC Sample Prep System

The Atomx Automated Sample Prep System combines an Autosampler and Purge and Trap into a single instrument for the analysis of VOCs in soils and waters. This is the first of its kind and only system that employs a unique methanol extraction automation feature for high level soils in accordance with USEPA Method 5035.

MicroChem®2 Analyzer, Transmitter & Controller

MicroChem®2 Analyzer, Transmitter & Controller

MicroChem 2 is a new generation family of transmitters and controllers, suitable for all the needs of analysis and process control.

FS 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer

FS 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer

OI Analytical, a brand of Xylem (USA) is pleased to offer the new Flow Solution™ (FS) 3700 Automated Chemistry Analyzer for wastewater and environmental lab markets. Ideal for daily compliance monitoring and measuring a vast assortment of parameters, the new FS 3700 is easy to use with an enhanced user interface and intuitive controls. Innovative technologies built in to the FS 3700 have also enabled higher accuracy and precision of measurements and improved detection limits.

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WASTEWATER ANALYSIS PODCASTS

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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