Drinking Water Case Studies and White Papers

  1. Better Water For Less Than Half The Cost

    When Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) in South Carolina began experiencing a cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom that was beyond its treatment plant’s ability to handle, they turned to the experts at Clemson University and an innovative, targeted, and cost-effective method of treatment to meet its customers’ expectations for taste and odor. Read the full case study to learn more.

  2. Treatment Plant Modernized To Meet EPA Turbidity Regulations

    GF Piping Systems technology and its unique approach to business are an integral part of Akron’s plant improvement plans.

  3. Why We Should Use Naturally Occurring Microbes To Save Our Waterways

    The most common technologies utilized in the treatment of natural bodies of water that become polluted, or begin to undergo eutrophication, involve primarily some form of physical or chemical treatment such as chemical oxidizers, flocculants, activated carbon and zeolites, and/or mechanical treatments such as dredging. The primary drawback to chemical treatments is that the treatments are based on stoichiometry or molecule to molecule interactions. As a result, they get very expensive when treating large volumes of water.

  4. Product Recovery Through Ozone Oxidation Of Waste Liquor

    The manufacturing of soda ash from Trona is a multi-step process that results in the production of a waste liquor that contains significant levels of organic contamination.

  5. Activated Carbon Applications for Drinking Water Production

    Water is an essential element of life: it accounts for 70% to 80% of the weight of a human being. The quality of water is an important parameter that affects all aspects of the well-being of ecosystems and mankind, from human health, to food production, economic activities and biodiversity.

  6. Santa Monica, CA Case Study
    The City of Santa Monica shut down the Charnock well fields in 1996 after finding methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) and later trichloroethylene (TCE) and 1,1-Dichloroethene (1,1-DCE) in the water.
  7. OSG- On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite (NaOCl) For Drinking Water Applications

    Drinking water treatment plants use various forms of chlorine to inactivate pathogens, oxidize metals or metalloids and provide disinfection residual for distribution systems. By Glen Smith, PEPCON Systems

  8. Aquatech Supplies Zero Liquid Discharge System In Puerto Rico Due To Environmental Regulations

    AES Puerto Rico Cogeneration Plant (AESPR) is a cogeneration power plant that produces 454 MW of net electricity in its fluidized bed boiler plant in Guayama, which is sold to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA).

  9. ORP Sensors – Are They Really The Best Thing “Since Sliced Bread”?

    There have been many publications lately that claim universal appeal of the ORP sensors and their applicability across the board. This concerns me, because the authors sometimes forget to mention some well-known practical limitations of the method, let alone the realities of water treatment applications potentially influencing the sensor performance.

  10. Advanced Metering Analytics System Improves Data Accuracy, Customer Service

    Bethpage Water District’s (New York) outdated water metering system led to customer service concerns, such as a slow response time for detecting leaks and insufficient data for billing inquiries.