Drinking Water Treatment Insights

  1. 10 Knockout Technologies From ACE17
    6/29/2017

    AWWA's Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE) hits The City of Brotherly Love with a flurry of new technologies.

  2. How To Select The Right Activated Carbon For PFAS Removal
    6/16/2017

    No water contamination issue is grabbing more headlines these days than that of perfluorinated chemicals, commonly referred to as PFCs or PFAS. Concerns over the chemicals have sprung up all over the country, prompted by contamination from industrial wastewater and military firefighting foam. Regardless of where the issue has come up or what caused it, everyone who has been affected wants the same thing: an effective treatment solution. To discuss such a solution, Water Online spoke with Calgon Carbon Corporation.

  3. Putting Mussel Behind Treatment Plant Filtration
    6/6/2017

    Unbeknownst to many, a tiny nuisance to treatment operations gathers in clusters under the nation’s waters. They multiply at a staggering rate, jamming intake pipes and disrupting the daily work of plants. They are non-native disruptors known as zebra and quagga mussels.

  4. Virtual Reference Technology Saves Costs And Simplifies Flow Meter Installation At Desalination Plants
    5/30/2017

    As fresh water supplies dwindle, whether due to drought, contamination, or overuse, desalination becomes more attractive. Desalination plants must ensure proper flow measurement to monitor the resource — so proper installation and operation of these meters is extremely important.

  5. Weighing The Power Of Simplified Membrane Systems
    5/18/2017

    Researchers have developed a membrane system that utilizes gravity to reduce operational requirements, proving that simplicity can be a beautiful thing.

  6. Fighting Arsenic Contamination At The Source
    5/8/2017

    A genetic tool has been developed to help water systems understand the root cause of arsenic contamination.

  7. Real-Time Monitoring: An Opportunity To Engage In Potable Reuse And Detect Failures Quickly
    5/3/2017

    With public safety of primary concern, real-time sensors may be the catalyst for assurance and expansion of potable reuse treatment schemes.

  8. The Potential Of Customized 3D-Printed Membranes
    5/3/2017

    Researchers have begun to explore the idea of 3D printing as a way to manufacture membranes. What could the cutting-edge technology mean for water and wastewater treatment?

  9. On-Site With Sodium Hypochlorite Generation
    5/1/2017

    Chlorine has long been a reliable tool in the water and wastewater treatment industry. It is one of the most widely-utilized chemicals in the space, and as such, there is no shortage of solutions for obtaining and applying it.

  10. Kevin Costner’s New Waterworld: Advancing Treatment Technology
    4/24/2017

    The actor is behind a company that has introduced advanced membrane technology to overcome water treatment challenges.