DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS AND LEGISLATION

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES, INSIGHTS, AND ANALYSIS

  • Flow Meters: Long-Term Energy Savings, Cost Efficiency, And Low Maintenance
    Flow Meters: Long-Term Energy Savings, Cost Efficiency, And Low Maintenance

    Endress is very well known for instrumentation in several different markets such as chemical, food and beverage, mining, life sciences, and oil and gas, but they are also in the water and wastewater market. Water is a resource that we all need, and it’s very important that we monitor this resource, especially with some of the drought conditions seen in the news today.

  • E-Series® Ultrasonic Meter Animation Video
    E-Series® Ultrasonic Meter Animation Video

    E-Series Ultrasonic water meters from Badger Meter use solid-state technology in a compact, totally encapsulated, weatherproof, and UV-resistant housing, suitable for residential and commercial applications.  Equipped with an easy-to-read, 9-digit LCD display, the Ultrasonic meter presents consumption, rate of flow, reverse-flow indication, and alarms.  With no moving parts, the E-Series meter also improves reliability and has greater extended low flow accuracy compared to other positive displacement meters; accurate to +/-3%.

  • Monroeville Experience With Mueller® Service Brass
    Monroeville Experience With Mueller® Service Brass

    General Manager William Snyder talks about Monroeville, AL’s water distribution system, important features when selecting service brass, and why they prefer to work with Mueller Co. and Consolidated Pipe. This video documents the advantages water utilities and distributors have when sourcing service brass from Mueller.

  • 5 Keys To Selecting Electromagnetic Flow Meters
    5 Keys To Selecting Electromagnetic Flow Meters

    When choosing an electromagnetic flow meter, it’s important to consider a selection process that will provide the best possible solution for your flow meter application.  Electromagnetic flow meters are typically the meter of choice when considering cost, accuracy, and longevity.

  • Technology Helps To Inspire Community-WWTP Relationships
    Technology Helps To Inspire Community-WWTP Relationships

    The relationship between the wastewater treatment plant and the community it serves is a delicate one. Unfortunately, politics gets involved because many plant improvements are purchased with municipal bonds.

  • Grinding Wipes To A Halt
    Grinding Wipes To A Halt

    Ken Biele, CEO of JWC Environmental, discusses solutions to the growing problem of equipment-clogging disposable wipes.

  • What Is Containerized Water Treatment?
    What Is Containerized Water Treatment?

    Containerized water treatment solutions eliminate many challenges associated with developing a large-scale wastewater or desalination facility.

  • Pumps Engineered For Extremes
    Pumps Engineered For Extremes

    Today’s wastewater is challenging to pumps because of its high content of solid materials. Pumps have to be specifically engineered to avoid clogging. Advances in impeller technology have enabled the design of wastewater pumps with high resistance to clogging—even with difficult solids content. With the new XFP range, Sulzer now offers a complete product line for the reliable pumping of wastewater.

  • Three Categories Of Sustainability
    Three Categories Of Sustainability

    Nearly 4.7 billion gallons of water were saved in 2013 alone through installation of Badger Meter water utility solutions.

  • Ask The Experts Q&A: The Truth About Blower Selection
    Ask The Experts Q&A: The Truth About Blower Selection

    With aeration accounting for about 60 percent of the electric bill for a wastewater treatment plant, the more efficient you can produce that air, the more money you’re going to save. There are a number of different strategies for dealing with this challenge, in this article we ask Aerzen for their approach.

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DRINKING WATER PRODUCTS

Capital Controls® CHLOR-A-VAC® Series 1420 Chemical Industion Unit Capital Controls® CHLOR-A-VAC® Series 1420 Chemical Industion Unit

The Series 1420 CHLOR-A-VAC® affords high efficiency addition and mixing of gases and liquid chemicals resulting in substantial chemical cost savings.

ClorTec® On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation System ClorTec® On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation System

The market leading ClorTec® brine electrochlorination systems offer customers ease of operation, lower whole life costs and the peace of mind associated with more than 30 years of installations on a global scale.

Electromagnetic Flowmeters From KROHNE Electromagnetic Flowmeters From KROHNE

As founder and world market leader in electromagnetic flowmeter technology, KROHNE has been impressing their customers with innovation for more than 45 years, innovations that continue to set the standard for the competition. The OPTIFLUX product line is an excellent example of this: a converter for all applications. A one-of-a-kind diagnostics package that can even look into the process. An intuitive operating concept featuring a quick start function for simple start-up.

ClorTec® On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation Systems — Skid Mounted Midsize ClorTec® On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation Systems — Skid Mounted Midsize

De Nora Water Technologies offers the ClorTec® On-site Hypochlorite Generating Systems, that easily produce 0.8% sodium hypochlorite by combining three common consumables: salt, water and electricity, to provide a powerful disinfection method for any application; food and beverage, potable water, wastewater, odor and corrosion control, cooling towers, oxidation and swimming pool disinfection.

TETRA® Modular Deepbed™ Filter Modular Packaged Filtration Plant TETRA® Modular Deepbed™ Filter Modular Packaged Filtration Plant

The TETRA® Modular DeepBed Filter Plant from De Nora Water Technologies is designed as a competitive filtration plant for tertiary effluent from small to medium size sewage works. The Modular DeepBed Filter utilizes the technology of DeepBed filtration that has made the TETRA filter such a successful tertiary treatment process over many years in Europe and the United States.

SANILEC® 6 Portable Sodium Hypochlorite Generator SANILEC® 6 Portable Sodium Hypochlorite Generator

De Nora Water Technologies’ SANILEC® 6 system generates sodium hypochlorite wherever and whenever disinfection is required. These lightweight, extremely portable systems are designed for use in rural or isolated locations where water purification, waste treatment or surface disinfection is required. SANILEC 6 systems are ideal for use in areas where chemical storage creates a risk or in areas where other disinfectant chemicals are in short supply.

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VIEWS ON THE LATEST REGS

  • Cool Tool: The Drinking Water Treatability Database
    Cool Tool: The Drinking Water Treatability Database

    Name a contaminant, any contaminant, and chances are that the U.S. EPA’s new reference tool has you covered — or at least soon will. The recently revamped Drinking Water Treatability Database is set to include more than 200 contaminants, with detailed information on what they are, where they come from, and how to get rid of them.

  • Lead and Copper Rule Reboot: Flint’s Failures Prompt Revisions
    Lead and Copper Rule Reboot: Flint’s Failures Prompt Revisions

    The federal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) is destined for changes attributable to hard times in Flint, MI, and the agreement from an EPA advisory council that lessons must be learned from the latest crisis.

  • Carrying Out The EPA’s Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule
    Carrying Out The EPA’s Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule

    For nearly a decade, public utilities that draw from surface waters have been contending with a developing regulation that is emblematic of the U.S. EPA and the systems under its charge.

  • Arsenic Update: Top Technologies Revealed
    Arsenic Update: Top Technologies Revealed

    The federal regulation for arsenic has been in place since 2002, and yet many utilities remain noncompliant. The culprit isn’t treatment capability, but cost. It happens that the most popular treatment technique is also quite expensive — but it doesn’t have to be.

  • Prepare To Pump Up Efficiency
    Prepare To Pump Up Efficiency

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed its first-ever energy standards for commercial and industrial pumps, aimed at saving energy in the agricultural and municipal clean water sectors.

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MORE WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • Electroplating 2 (Cr, Ni, Zn, Cu, Cd)
    Electroplating 2 (Cr, Ni, Zn, Cu, Cd)

    A California electroplater offers a number of finishes including nickel, EN, chromium, chemfilms, copper, cadmium, and zinc. They formulate most of the plating chemicals used in the plant, including the electroless nickel baths.

  • Clari-DAF® System Provides Effective TOC Removal For Cambridge WTP
    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.

  • Take Charge Of Your Facility’s Water Usage…
    Take Charge Of Your Facility’s Water Usage…

    Water is a precious resource! Now, more than ever, businesses and facilities must take charge of their water usage to help with water conservation and lower water bills.

  • Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease
    Fixed-Film Treatment System Handles Fluctuating Population Changes With Ease

    A retreat and camp facility struggling with variable flow conditions and associated wastewater issues turns to a fixed-film treatment system designed just for that application. The results have far exceeded expectations: treatment quality surpasses permit levels and regular operation and maintenance requirements are at an all-time low.

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