Water Industry Features

  1. Hydrant Humor: Tales From The Field
    4/12/2018

    District Sales Engineer Andy Singer has spent enough time troubleshooting problems in the field that not much surprises him anymore. When it comes to dry barrel fire hydrants, though, he still gets a chuckle out of some of his more outrageous experiences. Here is his educational and entertaining take on the care and maintenance of fire hydrants, and ways to maximize a utility’s return on what potentially can be a 50+-year infrastructure investment.

  2. Manipulating Dissolved Gasses With SEPAREL®: Semiconductors
    2/28/2018

    In the Semiconductor industry, raw water is treated in two steps; the first treatment is used to produce “make-up water” and the second phase involves turning make-up water into ultrapure water. This ultrapure water is then used for the final rinsing of fabricated wafers.

  3. Magnetic Separators: What Are The Proper Steps To Test Magnetic Strength?
    10/22/2018

    Food manufacturing companies invest millions of dollars annually into food magnetic separation equipment, proactively reducing the risk that any foreign object or contaminant will be embedded into a food product sold to grocery stores, restaurants, retailers, or general consumers. Manufacturers of food industrial magnets have adopted standard testing equipment that measures the holding force of a magnet. Here are some rules to follow to make sure you are using standard operating procedure when field testing magnetic strength to attain the most accurate results.

  4. Using Optical Gas Imaging To Comply With OOOOa Regulations: A Case Study
    7/12/2018

    Natural gas compressor stations have to comply with new EPA regulations on inspection, known as Quad OA. Optical gas imaging provides an efficient, cost-effective means to meet the requirements.

  5. Blender Selection And Sizing For Powders
    3/1/2017

    The key to selecting a blender that will blend powders together into uniform mixes, also called "bulk solids," are the material's flow characteristics.

  6. What Water Treatment Advancements Mean For Pharma
    5/24/2017

    Pharmaceutical water is key to the production of pharmaceutical drug products, and there have been a number of technological advancements in high-purity pharmaceutical-grade water.

  7. Water Concerns Unite Polarized Voters
    5/15/2017

    In a nation of red states and blue states, water policy is an issue that often dissolves party lines.

  8. The Role Of Ultraviolet Disinfection In Protecting India’s Water (Article)
    10/30/2018

    Protecting public health and the environment by treating and disinfecting water and wastewater is a global endeavor. India is no exception, and with a rise in population and industrialization, protection of water resources is critical.

  9. What You Need To Know About 1,2,3-TCP And Drinking Water
    7/9/2018

    As our ability to measure contaminants at ever smaller concentrations improves, “emerging contaminants” are on the rise. Per the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), emerging contaminants are chemicals or materials characterized by a perceived, potential, or real threat to human health or the environment.

  10. Activated Carbons For Drinking Water Treatment Datasheet
    5/11/2017

    Activated carbon has proven to be a reliable, cost effective technology for the control of various contaminants found in drinking water supplies. Jacobi Carbons manufactures a full range of activated carbons for municipal drinking water treatment, covering both powdered and granular carbons made from coal, coconut, and proprietary blands of raw materials. These products are manufactured in strict accordance with ANSI/NSF 61 and AWWA B604 standards for drinking water treatment.