Drinking Water Analysis Case Studies

  1. Continuous Phosphate Monitoring Improves Reliability
    11/11/2013

    When municipalities choose to manually feed phosphates into their potable water, this often creates an over-feed of chemicals. Learn how employing an automatic-dosing phosphate analyzer can reduce operating costs and improve reliability.

  2. Water Plant Applies Colorimetric Chlorine Analyzer To Accurately Measure Proper Chloramination
    1/31/2013

    The North Shore Water Commission located in Glendale Wisconsin is a conventional water treatment facility that receives its influent from Lake Michigan. At the intake, chemical treatment is applied for mussel control and the water is pumped to the treatment plant 1 mile away. By Kevin Forsman

  3. How To Clean, Inspect, And Calibrate pH Sensors
    4/2/2012

    Once a pH sensor is installed in the process and operating, how do you determine when it is time to take the sensor out of the process and do a cleaning, or a calibration? Does one perform both a cleaning and a calibration or just a cleaning, or just a calibration? By Fred Kohlmann - Analytical Product Business Manager

  4. Town Of Hillsborough Relies On Hach For Free-Ammonia Testing And Nitrification Control
    1/9/2012
    When Bay-area water wholesaler San Francisco Regional Water System (SFRWS) changed its residual drinking water disinfection process from chlorine to chloramine, the town of Hillsborough’s Water Quality staff faced the challenge of updating its water testing procedures to prevent nitrification and continue to meet state-mandated drinking water quality standards.
  5. Water Quality Is Key To The Success Of Cardiff Bay Restoration
    10/12/2011
    Water quality has been a central theme in a redevelopment project that began with the creation of the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation in 1987.
  6. ORP Based Measurement Of Oxidizing Disinfectants In Aqueous Solutions
    9/22/2011

    Oxidizing antimicrobials, such as chlorine, are common disinfectants used to treat water. Test strips, DPD kits, and colorimeters are currently the most popular methods for determining the relative disinfecting power of oxidizing antimicrobial agents in these applications. By Myron L Company

  7. Source Water Monitoring Case Studies And Solutions
    8/25/2011
    Protecting the sources of drinking water is a key concern among water professionals. We rely on water for our most basic needs. As we have observed since the beginning of the industrial revolution, there are many threats to the quality of this water.
  8. Case Study: Optimized Quality Control In Mineral Water Plants
    4/16/2009

    Due to microbiological activity in the process, or to a lesser extent due to the reduction in nitrate levels in the raw water, nitrogen compounds may give rise to increased nitrite concentrations. By Endress + Hauser, Inc.

  9. Case Study: Dr. Roddy Tempest And The Ultrameter II In Disaster Response
    3/19/2008

    Find out how the Ultrameter II gave Dr. Tempest fast accurate results that let him act quickly and help save the lives of thousands of people.

  10. Case Study: Continuous Monitoring Safeguards Malaysia’s Water Quality
    11/14/2007

    Well on the way to becoming a total environmental monitoring solutions provider, Alam Sekitar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has applied its expertise in air and water quality monitoring to aid the Malaysian government in safeguarding the nation's water supply. A broad contract between ASMA and Malaysia's Department of the Environment partners the two entities in a highly efficient system that gathers long-term trend data on water quality while also maintaining an early warning system to alert officials and water treatment operators of pollution discharges in key reaches of the country's river system