Drinking Water Disinfection Podcasts

  1. Drumming Up Chemical Injection
    10/24/2017

    The operating ranges for chemical injection need to be large because of the variability of flow in many treatment operations. As Bill McDowell, Vice President of Operations with Blue White Industries explains in this Water Talk interview, “You might be down to as low as 5 or 10 milliliters a minute and then one hour later; you might need to pump 15 gallons a minute out of the same pump and through the same sensor.”

  2. 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.

  3. Is UV Poised For Increased Adoption?
    7/23/2014

    Disinfection can be achieved through chlorine, membranes, ozonation, or UV (among others), but the latter may be best equipped to serve the changing water treatment market.

  4. UV Disinfection With LEDs
    11/10/2014

    UV LEDs offer the chemical free disinfection of traditional UV while avoiding mercury lamps. In certain applications where customers are concerned about the potential hazards of mercury contamination in the water from a broken lamp, UV LEDs are interesting because they don’t contain any mercury content at all.

  5. Advanced Water Treatment Solutions To Solve The Modern Treatment Puzzle
    6/25/2014

    Advanced treatment solutions continue to evolve as 1,4-Dioxin, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) removal and Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) appear on the regulatory horizon. Many times, advanced treatment requires combinations of different products in the treatment process.

  6. UVT-LED Sheds Light On UV Disinfection
    10/28/2015

    Learn why measuring UV transmittance is so important to efficient disinfection, and how LED helps get you there.

  7. Coconut Shell Activated Carbon
    9/23/2013

    Jim Knepper, Vice President of Sales for Jacobi Carbons, discusses the growth of the Company and the advantages of coconut shell activated carbon in complying with the EPA’s disinfection byproduct phase II ruling.

  8. Disinfection Using Calcium Hypochlorite
    7/6/2016

    Calcium hypochlorite is one method of disinfecting water and wastewater. In this Water Online Radio interview, Lou Finelli, Municipal Key Account Sales Manager for Lonza, compares calcium hypochlorite with other disinfectants such as chlorine gas, sodium hypochlorite and UV.

  9. A Sustainable Solution For Treating Contaminants
    11/13/2014

    There are a number of regulations in drinking water centered around emerging contaminants. Hexavalent chromium is one that you’ll see on the national marketplace.

  10. 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.