Contaminant Removal Case Studies and White Papers

  1. Southern California Water District Reduces Polymer Usage 30% With PolyBlend® Polymer Activation System
    2/28/2018

    Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD), located in southern California’s Orange County, between Los Angeles and San Diego, provides drinking water and wastewater services to over 165,000 residents and businesses. SMWD approached UGSI Solutions about a PolyBlend® Polymer Activation System trial at their 3 A Water Reclamation Plant.

  2. San Jose Water Company Solves Chloramine Residual Problem With The Process Solutions, Inc. Monoclor™ Chloramine Management System
    8/15/2016

    A San Jose Water Quality Engineer said, "“I wasn’t convinced that PSI’s Monoclor™ chloramine dosing system would solve our problems after several failed attempts to improve residual, but with PSI offering a trial including installation, operation, and troubleshooting for three months, San Jose Water decided to invest the necessary resources to pilot this system.

  3. Midlothian, TX, Expands Water Treatment Plant With A Safe, Reliable Disinfection System
    8/15/2016

    When the City of Midlothian, Texas, was ready to expand their water treatment plant to accommodate a growing population, they carefully considered and investigated their water disinfection options.

  4. Arsenic Successfully Removed In the Mojave Desert With SORB 33 Arsenic Removal Systems
    4/13/2017

    The Moapa Valley is a fertile stretch of land In the Mojave Desert, 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Nourished by a network of artesian springs which bubble up from deep underground, the land for years produced carrots, spinach, cantaloupe, tomatoes and potatoes and today produces primarily alfalfa and onions.

  5. Mountain Regional Water District Deploys Next Generation On-Site Hypochlorite And Tank Mixing Technology To Meet Expanding Water Management Needs
    8/15/2016

    The Mountain Regional Water District is a Special Service District of the county that was established by the Summit County Commission in 2000 to regionalize water service by consolidating several public and private water companies.

  6. Technical Support And Service Are Key In A Place “Way Outside Of Ordinary”
    3/20/2018

    Rangely is a remote town with a population of just over 2,200 people located in the upper northwest area of Colorado, thirteen miles from the Utah border. During the course of their routine maintenance, operators noticed problems with a distribution pump. Read the full project profile to learn how Process Solutions’ trained service technicians were able to walk them through a series of diagnostics to further isolate the problem and get the system was back up and running in a short period of time.

  7. Residual Control Technology Saves Millions Of Gallons Of Water While Maintaining Consistent Chloramine Residual Levels
    12/5/2017

    Like many cities within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the City of Coppell experienced water quality challenges at different periods throughout the year. In particular, the City had difficulty maintaining adequate chloramine residuals at the 1.5 MG Southwestern elevated storage tank during the warmer summer months when outdoor watering was restricted to conserve water.

  8. Nitrification In Monochloramine-Treated Water
    5/9/2018

    A water utility in the Midwest USA uses Monochloramine treatment in their two surface water treatment plants to disinfect raw water and establish residual disinfectant prior to discharge to their distribution system. 

  9. Utility Enjoys More Than Seven Years of On‐Site Sodium Hypochlorite Production
    8/15/2016

    “To me, Microclor® is the top of the line on‐site generation system on the market due to low maintenance and it being very user friendly.” Larry English, Water Quality Manager, Daphne Utilities. Read the full project profile to learn more.

  10. Examining Options To Reduce Lead In Drinking Water
    10/26/2016

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week marks a time when EPA and our federal partners promote education and awareness activities that focus on lead and how to prevent its negative health effects. This year, we focus on the theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future.” It’s through our joint efforts that we have been able to make significant strides in reducing exposure to lead over the past several decades.