WASTEWATER ANALYSIS WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

How Automated Real-Time Controls Can Provide More Consistency In Wastewater Treatment Operations

Within a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), operators typically face an extremely wide range of different variabilities.

  • 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

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.

Multiparameter Monitoring Systems

Multiparameter Monitoring Systems

YSI is your one-stop source for environmental monitoring systems, offering multiparameter instruments and accessories for most unattended monitoring, water quality sampling, profiling and logging applications.
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.

MultiLab IDS Multi-Parameter Instruments

MultiLab IDS Multi-Parameter Instruments

The MultiLab IDS line of instruments from YSI includes the MultiLab 4010-1, MultiLab 4010-2, and the MultiLab 4010-3, as well as smart digital probes for optical based BOD5, pH, ORP, and conductivity measurement. Intelligent digital sensors can be moved from instrument to instrument and maintain their calibration data to effortlessly transmit information.

IQ SensorNet 182 Models

IQ SensorNet 182 Models

With an easily scalable solution the 182, 182 XT, and 182 XT-4 allow for the connection of 1-4 sensors depending on which terminal you choose. Add sensors at any time and at any location or change them out with ease.

Torch Combustion TOC/TN Analyzer

Torch Combustion TOC/TN Analyzer

Tekmar’s newest addition to the TOC analyzer product line, the Torch, utilizes a patent Static Pressure Concentration (SPC) for the analysis of TOC/TN using high temperature combustion.

HT3 Static And Dynamic Headspace Analyzer

HT3 Static And Dynamic Headspace Analyzer

Static Headspace analysis is a time-tested and robust technique for the analysis of volatile compounds in almost any matrix. The popularity of the technique is due to Headspace analysis providing a clean, reliable result.

TruLab pH 1110 Laboratory Benchtop Meter

TruLab pH 1110 Laboratory Benchtop Meter

The YSI TruLab® line includes the 1110 (single channel), 1310 and 1310P (single channel) and 1320 and 1320P (dual channel) instruments providing easy-to-use and calibrate instruments ideal for the laboratory.

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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

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.

The Integral AutoCal for 6888 InSitu Oxygen Probe Demo

The Integral AutoCal for 6888 InSitu Oxygen Probe Demo

Doug Simmers, Product Manager, talks about the 6888 In-Situ Flue Gas Oxygen Analyzer and the Integral AutoCal feature.

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