Drinking Water Treatment Insights

  1. Process Water: Building A Better System
    8/25/2017

    With factors such as scarcity, aging infrastructure, and water quality driving the price of municipal water higher, businesses are increasingly considering other means of securing supply. This article examines the trend toward alternatively procured process water and its impact on municipal and commercial interests.

  2. Flow Measurement Management Enables Total Visibility Of Water Use
    8/25/2017

    Advancements in submetering and cloud-based data analytics help reduce consumption, lower costs, and improve operational efficiency.

  3. Need More Water? Think Ozone-BAC For 'One Water' Resolution
    8/25/2017

    If you thought reverse osmosis was the one and only choice for potable water reuse, think again. Ozonation followed by biological activated carbon (ozone-BAC) is more suited to inland communities and may be better at removing chemicals of emerging concern (CECs).

  4. How To Weigh Your Options For Arsenic Removal
    8/23/2017

    Arsenic is among the most well-known, and most feared, drinking water contaminants. Finding its way into water supplies through natural and man-made avenues, the carcinogen poses particular obstacles to those operations responsible for treating it. To get a grasp on those obstacles and the technologies that can best overcome them, Water Online spoke with De Nora Water Technologies.

  5. Why The Future Of Smart Meters Is Now
    8/7/2017

    The utility of the future will become an integral part of “smart cities.” These forward-thinking cities and utilities will have a complete sense of operations and millions of points of data streaming in at all times, allowing them to operate more efficiently and effectively. One component of the advanced water utility is already in the hands of many: smart meters.

  6. You'll Know Them By Their Brands: De Nora Products Have Been Water Market Leaders For Decades
    8/2/2017

    Although you may be seeing and hearing more about De Nora recently, you’ve probably been familiar with their award-winning brands for decades: names like Capital Controls® chlorine gas feed equipment, TETRA™ filters, and ClorTec® on-site sodium hypochlorite generators. De Nora, the longtime global manufacturer and supplier of electrochemical solutions, acquired the manufacturing division of Severn Trent Services in 2015. It’s been a couple of years, but you may still have some lingering questions. Let’s clear the air. Water Online spoke with De Nora to learn more about the acquisition. 

  7. 5 Cooling Industry Trends Driving The Need For Cleaner Water
    7/31/2017

    The cooling market is growing, and industry managers are under pressure to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Clean water is an integral part of the process. Improved technologies continue to evolve to ensure optimum system performance.

    Evoqua is a global leader in water treatment. The team are experts in water filtration. Water Online interviewed Keith Karl, Vortisand® Cooling & Process Water Filtration Expert at Evoqua, to learn about trends in the cooling industry and the need for high-quality water.

  8. The New Method For NDMA Detection
    7/27/2017

    A research project is vetting streamlined analysis for detecting NDMA in water. It could save laboratories time and money, and maybe even change the way they test for all trace contaminants.

  9. Generational Thinking In Water Management
    7/26/2017

    Kansas City’s Smart Sewer program represents the nation’s first federal consent decree to include green infrastructure solutions in the reduction of wastewater overflows, as well as the city’s largest infrastructure investment to date. Projects that include the words “first” and “largest” do not come along without the strong leadership of a “Water Champion” such as Special Assistant City Manager Andy Shively, PE, who shares his experience and expertise in this Q&A.

  10. High-Capacity Filtration Plus Ultraviolet Disinfection For Cooling Towers Means More “Uptime” For Server Farms
    7/26/2017

    Most of us use computers or smartphones on a daily basis. But we usually don’t know what goes on behind the scenes — the technology that allows us to use cloud computing or even Google search. And we certainly aren’t aware of the infrastructure needed to support that technology — like cooling towers.