Drinking Water Case Studies and White Papers

  1. Advancing Management Of Urban Water Infrastructure
    4/13/2018

    A wide range of issues can disrupt the normal functioning of an urban water system, such as storms and other natural disasters, pollution, physical damage, cyber incidents, aging and insufficient infrastructure, and rapid urban growth.

  2. Membrane Module Pilot Test In North Dakota
    10/11/2017

    Toray UF membrane modules were piloted over a fifteen-week period to help service the growing demand for clean water in southwest North Dakota. The outcome, as part of the Southwest Pipeline Project (SWPP), would be construction of the Oliver-Mercer-North Dunn (OMND) Water Treatment Plant.

  3. Water Reuse Strategies: Steel Industry Case Studies
    3/18/2011
    Successful reuse of water back into industrial water applications requires a comprehensive understanding of process design, water chemistry, membrane systems, chemical treatment, instrumentation and control. By David Christophersen, Technical Support Manager, Crown Solutions
  4. LADWP Achieves Demand Management Goals With Unique Volumetric Rate Structure, Long-Term Planning
    1/15/2015

    The Department of Water and Power (DWP) serves the City of Los Angeles and some small adjacent areas and is the one of the largest municipal utilities in the nation.

  5. Water Works Commission Lowers Risk Profile By Converting To A Safer Disinfectant
    8/15/2016

    Chatsworth Water Works Commission provides both water and wastewater services to the 5,000 residents of the cities of Chatsworth and Eton, GA.

  6. Why Water Infrastructure Should Be The Priority
    9/19/2016

    This article is in support of the Imagine a Day Without Water campaign — a national online movement to raise awareness about the value of water and water infrastructure. See more articles on AMERICAN’s Imagine a Day Without Water home page.

  7. Centralized Renewable Energy System Heats And Cools Buildings Utilizing Heat From Local Wastewater Treatment Facility
    6/17/2015

    A $12-million public and private research project, the Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a combined effort of the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) and the private sector and aspires to be the most sustainable research and technology campus in the United States.

  8. Do We Have To Sacrifice Performance To Be Green?
    11/25/2013

    The global use of membranes is widespread in municipal, industrial, and wastewater applications with reverse osmosis (RO) proving to be a highly effective and reliable method of advanced water treatment.  Reuse applications have been particularly challenging for water treatment chemical companies as these highly variable feedwaters can contain any imaginable constituent, resulting in a wide array of site specific foulants. By Karen Lindsey, V.P. Operations, Avista Technologies, Inc.

  9. A Visual Guide To Troubleshooting Your Valves
    1/9/2017

    Water management professionals know all too well that problems arise — usually sometime after 2 a.m., or just as you’re walking out the door for a holiday weekend. No matter how well-prepared you are, or how sophisticated your system, sometimes you’re going to run into challenges. It’s simply the nature of the industry. When you experience an issue with your valves (especially when they’re failing to open or close as expected) your first instinct is to call the factory for support. While some cases may require factory assistance, this isn’t always the most efficient solution.

  10. AMERICAN Flow Control Answers The Call
    5/3/2016

    In late March 2016, an estimated 60-foot wide by 35-foot deep sinkhole developed in Tarpon Springs, Florida, leading to the evacuation of several homes. The sinkhole engulfed part of a nearby road and damaged two sewer lines and a water line.