Drinking Water Contaminant Removal podcasts

  1. LA Story: Advanced Treatment, Reuse Saves Scarce Water Resources
    9/24/2015

    Officials in Los Angeles have grown tired of importing water, which is an expensive, unsustainable response to the region's persistent drought. The smarter solution, they concluded, is to reuse local resources through advanced purification and aquifer recharge. But how do you ensure safety and efficiency before committing to a treatment technology? A unique piloting tool from Xylem’s Wedeco brand offered the city clear answers.

  2. Fostering Innovation From Within
    7/3/2017

    Every water treatment challenge is a little different. Many companies have a variety of technologies that can be applied to meet the demands of their water utility customers. One such company would be SUEZ. Water Talk recently sat down with Adriano Vieira, Director of R&D with the SUEZ IDEAS Center, to learn more about the unique approach the Company’s North American arm is taking to innovation.

  3. Instantly Measuring Trihalomethanes (THM)
    8/2/2016

    Water treatment plants are responsible for sampling their water quarterly for trihalomethanes (THM). THM are a group of four chemicals that are formed along with other disinfection byproducts (DBPs) when chlorine or other disinfectants used to control microbial contaminants in drinking water react with naturally occurring organic and inorganic matter in water.

  4. UV-LED Technology: The Latest In Disinfection
    1/16/2014

    Dan Shaver, Business Development Manager at Aquionics, talks about the advantages of UV-LED technology for disinfection: low energy requirements, chemical-free and customizable design, and proficiency in solar or battery-powered applications.

  5. Will Peracetic Acid Replace Chlorine?
    10/20/2015

    Chlorine has long been a water treatment staple, but it’s not without its complications. As an alternative, some treatment facilities have been turning to peracetic acid (PAA) and enjoying several key advantages.

  6. Safer Disinfection With Peracetic Acid
    1/10/2014

    John Maziuk, Technical Development Manager at Solvay Chemicals, discusses the benefits of peracetic acid over other wastewater and stormwater disinfection methods, including no harmful byproducts, a simpler process, and a longer shelf life.

  7. 'Hot' Water Treatment: Trending Technologies For Utilities
    1/7/2015

    What are the key innovations that are actually being implemented, here and now, and creating a paradigm shift in water and wastewater treatment? Jess Brown, VP and director of R&D for Carollo Engineers, tackles the question.

  8. Understanding The Benefits Of Chlorination
    10/4/2013

    Fletcher Roche, Product Manager at Evoqua Water Technologies, explains why chlorine gas is a safe and cost-effective disinfection solution.

  9. Clearing The Air With Activated Carbon
    12/2/2014

    Think you know activated carbon? The range of capabilities is so robust that operators of all types — drinking water, wastewater, municipal, or industrial — should come to fully understand its usage.

  10. Can’t Keep Up? Partner With A Manufacturers’ Rep To Sustain Growth
    2/19/2014

    Rich Cavagnaro, President of AdEdge Water Technologies, and Tom Carmody, President of TC Tech LLC, share how their companies have partnered to successfully grow business in the advanced water treatment technology space.