Drinking Water

  1. Exploring RO’s Inner Net

    A deep dive into reverse osmosis (RO) elements reveals the importance of feed channel spacers for optimal membrane filtration system performance.

  2. U.S. Water Strategy: Think Locally, Act Globally

    A new plan has been created by the U.S. government to bring safe drinking water, sanitation services, sustainability, and resiliency to the world’s most water-stressed countries, with benefits for the U.S. as well.

  3. PFC Contamination: Issues And Answers

    PFCs are turning up in source waters and news cycles, drawing both public and regulatory concern. How pervasive is this group of emerging contaminants — namely PFOS and PFOA — and how might the saga unfold for utilities?

  4. Navigating A Cyanobacterial Event: Lessons Learned In Balancing Risk And Cost For A Single Season

    A case study from Lake Erie shows the value of adaptable monitoring plans and how to get ready to respond to dynamic situations.

  5. Smart Water Questions Answered

    A smart-water expert details the impact of data and analytics on the water sector.

  6. The Potential Of Customized 3D-Printed Membranes

    Researchers have begun to explore the idea of 3D printing as a way to manufacture membranes. What could the cutting-edge technology mean for water and wastewater treatment?

  7. Stepping Up Water Reuse — From Irrigation To Direct-Potable

    Water reuse is trending up. Here are nine developments to watch in 2017.

  8. In-Line Turbines Harness Energy For Water Utilities

    Halifax Water and the Water Research Foundation’s study finds that turbine generators can do more than just replace the work of pressure-reducing valves (PRVs).

  9. Evoqua Water Technologies: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

    We are the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve the world’s most fundamental natural resource: water. We have a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service. Our cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services ensure uninterrupted quantity and quality of water, enable regulatory and environmental compliance, increase efficiency through water reuse, and prepare customers for next-generation demands.

  10. Hexavalent Chromium Treatment Using Strong Base Anion Exchange With An Innovation In Brine Management

    Researchers examine the feasibility of treating hexavalent chromium — the carcinogen made famous by the movie “Erin Brockovich” — with strong base anion exchange (SBA-IX).