DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS AND LEGISLATION

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WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES, INSIGHTS, AND ANALYSIS

  • Pharmaceutical Effluent Recycling In India
    Pharmaceutical Effluent Recycling In India

    A renowned pharmaceutical company in Pune, India, installed a water treatment system to recycle pharmaceutical process wastewater for reuse. Ultrafiltration was chosen as pretreatment to a reverse osmosis system, and the feed water was tertiary treated pharma effluent.  Soon after operation began, the existing UF membranes were repeatedly choking, and QUA of­fered Q-SEP ultrafiltration modules to the customer to replace the existing UF membranes.

  • Metering Evolves To Meet Water Resource Conditions Of 21st Century
    Metering Evolves To Meet Water Resource Conditions Of 21st Century

    Aclara Technologies has been on a tear over the past 12 months. Acquiring General Electric’s meter business and the installation business Smart Grid Solutions. Rebranding the business and digging deeper into its customers’ needs to create metering solutions for the long run.

  • A Handy Tool For Wet Well Maintenance: Cutting Through The FOG
    A Handy Tool For Wet Well Maintenance: Cutting Through The FOG

    Blame our fast food diets or restaurants’ negligence for what’s going down the drain. Whatever the cause, fats, oil, and grease (FOG) accumulation has become a pervasive problem for wastewater treat­ment plant collection systems.

  • Injecting Innovation Into The Food And Beverage Industry
    Injecting Innovation Into The Food And Beverage Industry

    Not all water treatment needs are the same. That’s why it’s imperative to work with those that understand the subtle dif­ferences that make each industry unique. For food and beverage companies, that means aligning with KLa Systems, a com­pany focused on oxygen transfer with a track record of innovation in jet aeration and mixing.

  • Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Improves The Performance Of Water Treatment System
    Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Improves The Performance Of Water Treatment System

    A natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility located in Idaho contacted QUA to find a solution to improve the performance of a water treatment system used to recycle the plant’s cooling tower blow down water.

  • The Benefits Of Continuous Monitoring Of Phosphate In Corrosion Control
    The Benefits Of Continuous Monitoring Of Phosphate In Corrosion Control

    When Flint Michigan discontinued purchasing water from the Detroit Water Authority and began using the Flint River as their raw water source they unfortunately did not consider the potential impact on lead and copper corrosion and the impact on the public.

  • Engineers Without Borders Uses Siemens Clamp-On Flow Meter To Restore Water Supply In Les Anglais, Haiti
    Engineers Without Borders Uses Siemens Clamp-On Flow Meter To Restore Water Supply In Les Anglais, Haiti

    The Siemens Channel Partner in Oregon, has a customer from an engineering firm who also volunteers for Engineers Without Borders (EWB). The Portland chapter of EWB took on a project in Les Anglais, Haiti, to restore their drinking water supply system that had been disrupted in the Fall of 2008.

  • How The Industry Can Take On Wipes In The Waste Stream – And Win
    How The Industry Can Take On Wipes In The Waste Stream – And Win

    This is the first of a three-part series examining wipes in the waste stream. This first installment looks specifically at the growth of disposable wipes usage within the last decade.

  • Partial Shutoff For Partial Service
    Partial Shutoff For Partial Service

    Cutting off service to a customer who hasn’t paid their water bill can be a controversial move for many utilities. But a new product that integrates a shut off valve with an ultrasonic meter may make what has traditionally been an all or nothing decision a little easier.

  • Bury A SITRANS MAG Sensor? Sure!
    Bury A SITRANS MAG Sensor? Sure!

    A large east coast water supplier faced a number of challenges with one of its pumping stations. It was built more than 35 years ago on a 25’ earth mound (“ant hill”) to protect it from flooding, the pumping station was becoming very expensive and inefficient to operate.

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DRINKING WATER PRODUCTS

Coriolis Mass Flowmeter CoriolisMaster FCH430 And FCH450 Coriolis Mass Flowmeter CoriolisMaster FCH430 And FCH450

CoriolisMaster FCH400 series of compact Coriolis mass flowmeters feature low pressure drop, high capacity, intuitive ABB common display, five modular I/Os and HART communication. The FCH400 series offers on top EHEDG certified cleanability with polished wetted materials.

WEF Stormwater Congress WEF Stormwater Congress

The 2016 Stormwater Congress is a specialized educational opportunity included in the WEFTEC 2016 program in New Orleans.

Capital Controls® Series 1770 Chlorine Residual Analyzer Capital Controls® Series 1770 Chlorine Residual Analyzer

Capital Controls® is the recognized world leader in amperometric chlorine analyzer technology. The Series 1770 is the latest addition to this family of residual analyzers, providing a reagentless amperometric analyzer designed for the continuous measurement of free chlorine in drinking water, swimming pools and recirculating process waters.

BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)<br> Mobile Solution BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA)
Mobile Solution

The BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) mobile solution from Badger Meter is built on a century of water metering experience. Combined with our intuitive BEACON AMA software suite, and proven ORION® communication technology, the BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) mobile solution prepares you for the future.

StormTEE Litter Control Screens StormTEE Litter Control Screens

StormTEE® litter control screens are ideally suited for the simple, affordable removal of trash/litter/debris and associated pollutants from stormwater flows in a variety of applications. These patented, self-cleaning deflector screens can be used alone or in conjunction with other devices, including the combination fine- particle separation and oil/water coalescing modular unit as part of a complete BioSTORM® stormwater treatment system. StormTEE® deflector screens are easy to install in both new construction projects and is perfect for retrofits too.

VigorOx® WWT II Wastewater Disinfection Technology VigorOx® WWT II Wastewater Disinfection Technology

VigorOx® WWT II is a strong wastewater disinfectant for use in wastewater treatment that can replace chlorine or improve the performance of a UV system. VigorOx WWT II, a peracetic acid (PAA)-based formulation, is an equilibrium mixture of acetic acid (vinegar), hydrogen peroxide and water.

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VIEWS ON THE LATEST REGS

  • How To Remove PFOA And PFOS
    How To Remove PFOA And PFOS

    The Water Research Foundation has released the results of a study testing the most effective method for treating PFOA and PFOS in drinking water.

  • Choosing A Corrosion Control Treatment Strategy
    Choosing A Corrosion Control Treatment Strategy

    Here in the post-Flint era of municipal water operations, and for the foreseeable future, the loudest mandate for utilities will be to "get the lead out" of our distribution systems. Until such time that all lead lines are replaced, control strategies will need to be employed.

  • New President, New Vision For Water
    New President, New Vision For Water

    In the midst of this U.S. presidential race, a thought about Ronald Reagan (apolitical, I promise): Known as the “Great Communicator,” it’s certainly no coincidence that Reagan was an actor before becoming president; and honed communication skills, especially in times of trouble, are vital to effective leadership.

  • What Went Wrong In Flint?
    What Went Wrong In Flint?

    While it took a series of egregious bungles on several different levels to plunge Flint into the crisis, perhaps the most unforgivable lapse has been government officials’ negligent water testing.

  • DOE Sets New Rule For Pump Efficiency
    DOE Sets New Rule For Pump Efficiency

    This one's not on you, plant operators. Rather than a charge for utilities to aim higher in performance, the latest regulation to impact water treatment operations, as well as others, falls on equipment manufacturers — those who make pumps.

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MORE WATER INDUSTRY FEATURES

  • ETS-UV For Drinking Water Disinfection Product Summary

    ETS has developed a range of drinking water UV systems that comply with the requirements of the US EPA Design Guidance Manual and have been independently validated to demonstrate performance under a variety of operating conditions. The systems are modeled using CFD and FEA emulation tools, which are continuously and iteratively improved following bioassay, routinely undertaken with a variety of surrogate organisms such as B. Subtilis, T1, and MS2 phage.

  • Bringing Wastewater Lagoons Back Into Compliance With Sludge Activating Aerators
    Bringing Wastewater Lagoons Back Into Compliance With Sludge Activating Aerators

    Lagoons have been an accepted method of wastewater treatment for many years. However, after they are in use for an extended time period, they are often plagued with problems, including odors, sludge buildup, and poor effluent quality. Water Online spoke with Jim Dartez of Reliant Water Technologies to learn how wastewater lagoons work and how to ensure they stay in compliance with regulations.

  • Digester Biogas Flow Monitoring
    Digester Biogas Flow Monitoring

    A wastewater treatment plant needed to measure biogas traveling into and out of a gas line leading into a Digester Dystor gas bag. The amount of gas and direction of flow is critical for measurements to meet EPA regulations. 

  • TETRA&reg LP Blocks&trade;: Dual Parallel Lateral Clean Water Filter Floor
    TETRA® LP Blocks™: Dual Parallel Lateral Clean Water Filter Floor

    The TETRA LP Block dual parallel lateral underdrain system delivers distribution of air and water during backwashing to enhance filter cleaning and extend run times. TETRA LP Blocks were developed to overcome problems with air/water distribution experienced with other systems.

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