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When a company stakes its reputation on delivering innovative technologies, products, and services, the specter of a changing regulatory landscape is considered more an opportunity than an obstacle. In this Water Talk interview, Mirka Wilderer, CEO of De Nora Water Technologies, discusses varying topics such as pharmaceuticals and nutrients in wastewater, the synergy of the company’s new MIOX and Neptune acquisitions, and how to address the growing concern over chlorate disinfection byproducts (DBPs) in drinking water. For example, De Nora’s new ClorTec Gen III onsite hypochlorite generators generate up to 3,000 lbs./day of chlorine-based disinfectants while reducing chlorate formation and cutting operating costs by 15 percent as compared to previously available models.
There is a lot to be excited about at De Nora lately. The recent acquisitions of two new companies is just part of the story, told in this video by Mirka Wilderer, CEO of De Nora Water Technologies. Wilderer is key to the wave of developments, as she only recently took the CEO mantle. Along with an introduction, this video from WEFTEC 2019 offers insight into trends and challenges facing the water/wastewater industry, including the most problematic contaminants and the ongoing struggle to update infrastructure. Potential solutions, as well as the roadblocks and drivers that can impact industry progress, are also identified.
De Nora, multinational leader of electrochemical technologies and water treatment solutions, recently announces the opening of a greenfield manufacturing facility for the production of electrodes in Mentor, Ohio.
Global leader of sustainable technologies, De Nora today announces the launch of its next generation of ClorTec® on-site sodium hypochlorite generators at WEFTEC, the Water Quality Event in Chicago this month. The new high efficiency ClorTec® Gen III system uses an optimized electrochlorination process that reduces salt and power consumption to deliver a 15 percent operating cost savings over the previous ClorTec® DN Gen II system that was launched last year at WEFTEC 2018.
The main component of mixed oxidant solution (MOS) is chlorine and its derivatives hypochlorite and hypochlorous acid (ClO−, HClO). It also contains trace amounts of other chlor-oxygen species which work synergistically with the hypochlorite/hypochlorous acid to improve efficacy and performance. MOS is made from brine (salt) and energy, and is used for disinfecting, sanitizing and reducing the risk of infection due to pathogenic microorganisms in water and in other applications. It is particularly useful for customers who have specific challenges such as controlling biofilm or reducing disinfection byproducts exacerbated by biofilms.
Chlorine gas is the historical disinfection choice for municipal potable water and wastewater systems due to its low cost and ease of maintenance. However, the hazardous status of chlorine gas and its potential as a terrorist target are driving many facilities to consider alternative disinfection methods. The decision frequently comes down to a choice between commercial sodium hypochlorite delivered in bulk (hypo) and hypochlorite generated on site (OSG). The primary decision factors are safety, cost, ease of maintenance, and environmental impact.
Chlorate is a highly oxidized form of chlorine that can be introduced to a water source as an industrial or agricultural contaminant or into a finished water as a disinfection byproduct (DBP). As a DBP, chlorate can result from water disinfection with bulk sodium hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, or hypochlorite formed through electrochlorination (EC) systems.
In February 2019, De Nora announced the acquisition of MIOX® Corporation, an Albuquerque-based electrochemical expert. Five months later, Bryan Brownlie, Managing Director – De Nora Water Technologies Texas LLC, answers some of the key questions we have been asked about the rationale for the acquisition and the changes that have happened since.
In the mid-to-late 1800s, chlorine had been used sporadically to help control infection in hospitals and drinking water. Common water treatment did not start in the U.S. until the early twentieth century when increasing cases of waterborne illnesses prompted many large cities to begin large scale filtration of water supplies.
Global leader of sustainable technologies, De Nora has named Dr. Mirka Wilderer to lead the company’s Water Technologies group as chief executive officer effective June 1, 2019.
De Nora, a global leader in electrochemical technologies and the world’s largest provider of electrodes, coatings and complete solutions for electrochemical water and wastewater treatment systems, announces the issuance of the first IECEx and ATEX Hazardous Area Certification for a complete packaged sewage treatment system including an electrical panel, the latest generation OMNIPURE™ Series 64 G2 Ex marine and offshore Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) equipment.
Kendra II, LLC, a water transportation, management and disposal provider, and De Nora, a leading designer of safe, innovative, and sustainable water disinfection and oxidation, filtration and electrochlorination solutions, are nearing completion of a produced water recycling facility in the heart of the Marcellus Shale, in Pennsylvania. The facility is set to commence operations in late May 2019.
In a slight change in topic, this is going to be a more general article around why I believe water treatment technologies are so critical. Why this Industry is so vital, and what depends on the new technologies that this industry generates. We do so much where I work that goes well beyond produced water recycling, and it is all extremely important.
Frac water disinfection experts become De Nora service arm in the unconventional oil and gas market.