Drinking Water Treatment Insights

  1. How One Plant Found Great Service Through Turbidity Analyzers
    10/3/2016

    The nearly 16,000 people in Calhoun, GA, rely on two drinking water treatment facilities — one that pulls its water from a river and another that pulls from groundwater — that process about 9 MGD. The turbidity of the river’s water can fluctuate dramatically, so the operators rely on the surface water treatment plant’s turbidity analyzers to ensure that they are serving the population as they should.

  2. The Benefits Of Combined Ion Exchange
    9/28/2016

    Research is being conducted on a new water treatment process that can make removing contaminants more efficient by combining efforts.

  3. Modern Technology For Combating Bacterial Water Contamination
    9/19/2016

    Mobile-enabled geographic information systems (GIS) herald a new age for bacterial source tracking, allowing increased stakeholder involvement, more informed decision-making, and enhanced water quality.

  4. Save Time And Costs With A New, Simple Way To Measure Bromate In Drinking Water
    9/14/2016

    Utilities using ozone for disinfection must meet strict regulatory requirements for bromate. MilliporeSigma has been in the business of improving analytical equipment to make life in the lab more efficient and cost-effective for many years. Water Online spoke with MilliporeSigma about a new method for measuring bromate in drinking water.

  5. The Rio Pool – A Cautionary Aquatic Tale About How Fast Things Can Go Wrong And What You Can Do To Stop It From Happening To You
    9/8/2016

    Tuesday, August 9, at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre started like many others have recently. Athletes and coaches were preparing to compete, fans were arriving to cheer on their countrymen/women, and event managers were working away at the thousand and one tasks that needed to happen at their facility so the world could watch a full day of world class swimming, diving and water polo.

  6. Welcome To Microbiology 1001
    9/8/2016

    My first full-time job after obtaining my degree in Chemical Engineering started out intimidating, but who ever thought starting off a career in applied microbiology would be easy. As I move through the introductory period of my position — where learning all I can about the field is of top priority — the intimidating nature of the field has started to diminish.

  7. How To Slash Energy Costs With Optimized Aeration Control
    9/6/2016

    Utilities are under constant pressure to reduce costs, meet regulatory requirements, and improve sustainability. Finding the best way to meet these goals is a constant challenge. Endress+Hauser has been helping water and wastewater utilities achieve their objectives for many years, and spoke with Water Online to discuss how to save
    energy in today’s wastewater treatment facilities.

  8. A Safe, No-Hassle Way To Measure Chemical Oxygen Demand
    9/2/2016

    Many treatment facilities test for chemical oxygen demand on a regular basis. Some laboratory test methods can be time consuming and expose technicians to toxic chemicals. In addition, interference from components in the samples may affect the test results. MilliporeSigma is a global leader in the life science industry and has produced test kits to measure numerous analytes. Water Online spoke with MilliporeSigma about advances in measuring chemical oxygen demand

  9. Cost-Effective Advances In Radar Level Technology
    9/1/2016

    You can’t control what you can’t measure. It seems simple enough, but accurate measurement can be one of the more complicated aspects of operating a water, wastewater, or industrial plant. There are unexpected hiccups in the process that can alter recordings, hazardous conditions to contend with, and tons of data to collect and analyze.

  10. The Perfect Solution For Simple, Fast, And Accurate Water Testing
    9/1/2016

    Laboratory technicians are continually pressured to perform more analyses with greater accuracy and better data management. Quality assurance and control are paramount, and customers need results quickly.