Wastewater Disinfection Articles

  1. WWTPs Answer Obama’s Call For Energy Efficiency
    11/16/2015

    President Obama has asked America’s commercial and industrial buildings to become more energy efficient, and water and wastewater treatment plants are stepping up to the challenge.

  2. Overcoming UV Obstacles
    11/9/2015

    UV disinfection is certainly proven, but there still may be resistance due to unfamiliarity. Operators need to know the nuance of a technology — regular O&M requirements and how to prevent and control system upsets — in order to feel comfortable using it.

  3. 10 Exciting Technologies From WEFTEC
    10/26/2015

    Judging by WEFTEC 2015, the water industry is on a roll.

  4. EPA Investigates Chlorine Alternative
    11/19/2014

    In the U.S., chlorine has always been king when it comes to water disinfection. But the EPA is investigating a “greener” alternative that could dethrone the chemical disinfectant. 

  5. A Beginner’s Guide To On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation
    8/21/2014

    Why buy, transport, and store chlorine when you can make your own? Here are nine questions to consider before adopting the practice.

  6. Reflective UV Cuts Energy Use By 90%
    7/18/2014

    NeoTech has created a new reflective ultraviolet (UV) disinfection technology that requires only eight lamps— roughly 1/10 of the number of lamps required in similar flow-sized conventional UV systems—and only about 2kw of power.

  7. Fracking Wastewater Recycled In Four Innovative Steps
    5/14/2014

    Florida-based company Ozonix developed a new chemical-free system that uses four disinfection technologies­ to treat and recycle flowback and produced water for use as fracturing fluid.

  8. New Technologies Set To 'Disrupt' The Industry
    2/24/2014

    For the unfamiliar, the term “disruptive technology” initially sounds quite bad, as though it describes something that gets in the way. Far from impeding progress, however, disruptive technologies actually accelerate progress exponentially by disrupting the status quo. Think personal computers vs. mainframes, or cell phones vs. land lines.

  9. Wastewater Disinfection And Energy Generation Make ‘Hot’ Couple
    2/21/2014

    When the Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) first presented their heat-based wastewater disinfection system to a group of environmental engineers, they didn’t get the response they expected.

  10. The 13 Biggest Challenges Facing The Water Industry
    8/16/2013

    Each year, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) surveys water professionals to identify the industry’s biggest challenges and concerns, while also providing key data to help support the development of solutions. In looking at the executive summary of this year’s State of the Water Industry report, I noticed some very familiar themes, but I was also struck by a few surprises.