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. Making Sense Of PFOA And PFOS
    6/27/2018

    In addition to the bewildering alphabet soup of acronyms associated with perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), together known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) or perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), there is confusion as to how dangerous and prevalent these chemicals are, and thus how they should be treated or regulated. To help bring clarity to the issue, Pete D’Adamo, Director of Water Treatment for HDR, spoke on Water Talk with Water Online's Todd Schnick and Kevin Westerling. D'Adamo discusses the background and scope of the issue, as well as treatment methods and what to expect next. Tune in below to hear the conversation.

  3. Getting Chlorine Disinfection Right
    11/1/2017

    Of all the process considerations facing wastewater treatment operators, disinfection is one of the most important. In this exclusive Water Talk interview, Gary Lohse, Technical Sales Manager, Disinfection with De Nora Water Technologies, discusses how disinfection has become increasingly complex over time. Lohse reviews a host of selection criteria including target microorganisms, control strategies, disinfection by-products, capex and safety.

  4. Combating Chromium The Smart Way
    6/26/2015

    Ever since Erin Brockovich discovered hexavalent chromium in California’s water supply in the early ‘90s, the contaminant has been on the minds of treatment plant operators everywhere.

  5. How Do You Build A Heavier Floc And Let It Sink And Settle Faster?
    7/1/2015

    That’s a question that Jim Georger, regional sales manager with Kruger, a division of Veolia, discussed with Water Online Radio recently.

  6. UV Examined (Audio)
    8/1/2013

    Adam Festger, Market Manager, Drinking Water and Environmental Contaminant Treatment for TrojanUV, highlights some of advances in UV technology over the last few years including UV groundwater treatment, UV chemical contamination treatment and UV lamp efficiency.