Drinking Water Disinfection [Case Studies White Paper]

  1. Disinfection Performance Testing Of High-Efficiency Ultraviolet Water Treatment Chamber
    4/16/2014

    This is the second in a series of three white papers describing the design and performance of the NeoTech Aqua ReFlex™ treatment chamber. The first describes in detail the theoretical basis for the very high efficiency demonstrated by the chamber. The third paper describes how this chamber design leads to some highly desirable operational advantages beyond just energy ad cost reduction. By J. R. Cooper, Ph. D. and Gwynne Cavender, NeoTech Aqua Solutions, Inc.

  2. Upgrading DWTP Operations In Kansas With The QbD1200 TOC Analyzer
    7/26/2017

    For drinking water treatment plants (DWTPs), the EPA’s Disinfection Byproduct Rule (DBP) is a way of life. Unfortunately, for many facilities the equipment and operations haven’t evolved with the regulation mandates, leaving facilities in a tough spot. For a DWTP in Douglas County, KS, its challenges with accurate TOC measurement and testing, along with expensive calibrations and extended downtime with its prior TOC analyzer led it to trialing the Hach QbD1200 TOC Analyzer. Read the full case study to learn more.

  3. UVC LEDs For Biofilm Prevention
    8/4/2015

    Biofilm has adverse effects on all types of instruments, sensors, and equipment used in power plants, food and beverage production plants, desalination facilities, paper mills, and marine environments. This includes growth on pipelines, tanks, heat exchangers, reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, and other equipment. Biofilms can cause reduction of heat transfer, increased pressure drop and corrosion of metallic surfaces, and many forms of contamination. 

  4. Filtration Avoidance in Surface Water - North Tahoe, California (Case Study)
    11/30/2011

    With its mountain beauty and deep, clear waters, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular vacation spots in the California/Nevada area.

  5. Replacement Of Gas Chlorination System: City Takes Advantage Of Special NaOCl Dosing Unit
    4/5/2012

    Operations management for a municipal direct water filtration plant reports achievement of a reliable and cost-effective change in chlorination systems that has continued to provide for effective disinfection, while better meeting safety and efficiency criteria. By Cliff Lebowitz

  6. City Improves Reliability For Chlorine Residual Compliance, And Cuts Chemical Costs, Through Replacement Of Pump With Special Vacuum Feeder For Bleach, LAS, And Polyphosphate
    6/23/2015

    The public works director responsible for a southwestern U.S. city’s drinking water supply reports multiple benefits from replacement of a problematic peristaltic pump system with a special liquid vacuum feeder system for bleach, liquid ammonium sulfate (LAS), and polyphosphate feeds at one of its well sites.

  7. Theoretical Operation Of High-Efficiency Ultraviolet Water Treatment Chamber
    4/16/2014

    The NeoTech Aqua ReFleX™ water purification chambers are the most efficient and compact units available today. They require an order of magnitude less energy and less than 25% of the system volume to achieve the same or better purification result as competing chambers. This is the first in a series of three white papers explaining the benefits of these systems. By J. R. Cooper, Ph.D, NeoTech Aqua Solutions, Inc.

  8. Oxelia™ Integrated Ozone-Enhanced Biofiltration Is Propelling Potable Reuse Projects Forward
    7/26/2016

    Water professionals are seeking innovative approaches to address water supply challenges associated with population growth, drought, and environmental protection.

  9. Two Innovative Technologies Ensure DBP/TOC Regulatory Compliance
    10/15/2015

    The city of Fort Lupton a growing Front Range community located along the South Platte River in Colorado, began operation of a new 5 MGD (18.93 MLD) membrane filtration system in 1997.

  10. Treatment of Groundwater Contaminated With 1,4-Dioxane - Tucson, Arizona (Case Study)
    3/18/2015

    The TrojanUVPhox™ installation at Tucson's Advanced Oxidation Process Water Treatment Facility treats 1,4-dioxane and produces water that is blended and then treated at the neighboring Tucson Airport Remediation Project facility. This purified water is supplied to nearly 50,000 end users.