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  1. Next Generation Mag Meter Measuring Flow In A Pump Station
    9/30/2013

    A municipal drinking water distribution system, also known as a water supply system, is used to provide fresh drinking water to residential and commercial customers and facilities around the world. A distribution system for drinking water typically begins with: a) intake of raw surface water from a reservoir or lake or b) ground water intake from wells transferred to a water treatment plant. During the water treatment process, the water intake must flow through a series of processes that clarify, filter, and disinfect the water source transported to the distribution system and made available for storage and human consumption. By Michelle Pawlowicz, marketing specialist, McCrometer

  2. Z-88® Radium Treatment Process - City Of Farmington, Missouri Case Study
    8/9/2012

    This radium removal pilot study was conducted for the City of Farmington, Missouri Well No. 17 treatment facility. The Farmington water system contains concentrations of radium and gross alpha in excess of the Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCL).

  3. Application Note: Multiwave 3000: Environmental Sample Preparation According To EPA Standards
    5/26/2011
    Elemental quantification of environmental samples is of vital importance in the field of environmental protection. Whether the investigation of bioavailability or the determination of total concentration of elements reliable methods are needed, EPA standard leaching and digestion applications help to achieve comparable results. By Anton Paar USA
  4. Carbon Adsorption & Reactivation
    8/2/2016

    Chemical, petrochemical, and oil-refining plants are process-intensive operations with regulatory requirements to protect the surrounding water and air from the effects of industrial pollution. These external demands are matched by equally compelling internal pressures to address product purification needs, find alternatives to utilizing costly fresh water in production processes, reduce the carbon footprint, and operate efficiently and profitably.

  5. biottta® Biotreatment Packaged Plants Sales Literature
    4/7/2015

    Groundwater is the primary water source for most communities in North America. With an increasing need to provide treatment for a growing list of contaminants, limited support staff, and shrinking operating budgets, water utilities face many hardships. Fortunately, biottta leverages nature to offer an affordable and sustainable solution for wellhead treatment of inorganic and organic contaminants.

  6. Monochloramine Monitoring – Reliable Analysis, Safer Drinking Water
    6/30/2015

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), enacted in 1974, is the main federal law that ensures the quality of Americans' drinking water. Under SDWA, EPA sets standards for drinking water quality and oversees the states, localities, and water suppliers who implement those standards. The law was amended in 1986 & 1996 requiring many actions to protect drinking water and its sources.

  7. Thinking Of Donating? Consider These Charitable Organizations
    3/15/2017

    Those who are philanthropically-minded need look no further for a cause than that of water. After all, this is a fundamental aspect of human existence and one that is shockingly scarce in some parts of the world.

  8. Big Steps In Plant Upgrade By Howard County Maryland Set The Pace For Restoring Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem
    3/14/2013

    A $92-million expansion completed earlier this year (2012) at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant (LPWRP) in Savage, MD, presents a model integration of bellwether aeration, disinfection and enhanced nutrient removal (ENR) systems added in tandem with other infrastructure upgrades, that have significantly improved the plant’s effluent and reduced harmful nutrients from reaching Chesapeake Bay.

  9. Granular Activated Carbon Removes 1, 2, 3 – TCP
    8/4/2016

    What is 1, 2, 3 - TCP? 1, 2, 3 - TCP is a man-made, colorless, chlorinated hydrocarbon that is used as a degreasing and cleaning agent and industrial solvent. It was also used as a chemical in pesticides for low growing crops such as potatoes, tobacco, and beets. 1, 2, 3 - TCP passes through soil and leaches into ground water, contaminating drinking water sources. 1, 2, 3 - TCP is a non-aqueous liquid that is more dense than water, making it difficult to remove from ground water wells. This compound is currently unregulated by the USEPA, although it is on the Contaminant Candidate List 4 (CCL4) for future regulation.

  10. Project Profile: Melody Woods Water Company Los Gatos, California Iron And Manganese Treatment System
    11/16/2009
    In February 2009, the Melody Woods Water Company selected and began working with AdEdge Technologies to assist with the design and implementation of a Manganese, Iron and Turbidity treatment system to serve the water supply for Melody Woods in Los Gatos, California. By Adedge Technologies Inc.