Drinking Water Treatment Case Studies and White Papers

  1. WSSC Achieves Over 60% Reduction In Hydraulic Plan Review for Water And Wastewater Systems
    12/1/2016

    Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Development Services Group reviews hydraulic plans for approximately 160 proposed development plans per year. This includes water and sewer system extensions as well as approximately 172 small-site utility plans (commercial private systems) that connect to the existing water and sewer network in two large Maryland counties.

  2. Processing Plant Uses Pre-filtration To Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Filters With Pep Active Media
    2/7/2017

    A processing plant in Minnesota faced operational challenges due to ceramic dust from the manufacturing process passing through their clarifier, even with flocculent addition.

  3. Water Plant Applies Colorimetric Chlorine Analyzer To Accurately Measure Proper Chloramination
    1/31/2013

    The North Shore Water Commission located in Glendale Wisconsin is a conventional water treatment facility that receives its influent from Lake Michigan. At the intake, chemical treatment is applied for mussel control and the water is pumped to the treatment plant 1 mile away. By Kevin Forsman

  4. Myth Vs Truth: “If My Disinfectant Residual Is Always High Enough, I Don’t Have To Worry About Microbes"
    5/26/2017

    Monitoring of disinfectant residuals ensures that sufficient protection is maintained at all points in the distribution system. The absence of a disinfectant residual means that suppression of microbiological growth is much more difficult and the rate of regrowth can be significantly accelerated. But does maintaining an adequate disinfectant residual provide enough protection?

  5. Product Recovery Through Ozone Oxidation Of Waste Liquor
    4/27/2017

    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.

  6. How The Performance Of This UF Membrane Is Exceeding Design Expectations
    2/23/2016

    This article will discuss the operation of a 4 MGD pressurized two-stage Ultrafiltration (UF) plant over a 14 month period at a drinking water treatment facility in North Dakota, and explain how performance of these UF membranes over a fourteen month period demonstrated stable operation with minimal fouling.

  7. Upcoming Standards And Compliance Regarding Lead-Free Requirements
    9/18/2013

    Badger Meter has and will continue to manufacture and provide products that meet the requirements of current and future lead-free standards. This white paper discusses these changing industry needs both as they relate to Badger Meter products and to water utilities in general.

  8. Desalinated Water Supply Helps Plant Meet Strict Environmental Regulations
    4/23/2018

    STX Heavy Industries, a Korean EPC, recently implemented a flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) system at a coal-fired power plant in Chile in order to comply with the country's strict environmental regulations. The FGD process requires large amounts of high-quality water. STX.

  9. Degas Separator Selected For Wichita Aquifer Storage And Recovery Project
    4/26/2017

    In the 1990s, the City of Wichita, KS, developed a water supply plan that included creating a sustainable water supply through the year 2050. The key component of the plan is recharging the large aquifer that lies under the region with 100 MGD of water from the Little Arkansas River.

  10. ORP And pH — What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
    11/15/2016

    When I look back at 2016 one of the most significant trends I observed was the growing acceptance of ORP measurements, especially for monitoring disinfection. With one caveat, the ORP value measured in a solution provides an unambiguous measure of the disinfection efficacy.