1. EPA’s ENTACT Study Breaks New Ground With Non-Targeted Research

    EPA scientists are leading a multi-phase project to evaluate the ability of non-targeted analysis laboratory methods to consistently and correctly identify unknown chemicals in samples. EPA’s Non-Targeted Analysis Collaborative Trial (ENTACT) was formed in late 2015 and includes nearly 30 academic, government, and industry groups. Non-targeted analysis involves analyzing water, soil and other types of samples to identify unknown chemicals that may be present, without having a preconceived idea of what chemicals may be in the samples.

  2. A Double Bonus: Containing Aggressive Fluids, With Easy Buildout

    When dealing with hazardous liquids where a single leak could trigger a dangerous situation, double containment piping solutions are not the sole option for protection, but they do offer significant advantages over alternatives.

  3. STRAINPRESS® Helps Fort Worth Turn A Liability Into An Asset

    Scum is not a substance that anyone in a wastewater treatment plants wants to deal with. Scum, the greasy substance that floats to the surface of clarifiers, gets nastier as it accumulates. Some smaller wastewater treatment plants mix their scum back into other processing streams while other larger plants treat their scum separately. The City of Fort Worth takes a unique approach in managing its scum and now turns what was once a liability into an asset.

  4. Avoiding The Deadly Legacy Of Hydrogen Sulfide

    Workplace fatalities are devastating to families, friends, and employers alike, and they are especially tragic when resulting from a preventable incident. Whether it be a lapse in safety judgement, a lack of proper monitoring equipment and protocol, or the pervasiveness of human error, employers must always be attentive to factors that could lead to severe worker injuries or death.

  5. Water Works Commission Lowers Risk Profile By Converting To A Safer Disinfectant

    Chatsworth Water Works Commission provides both water and wastewater services to the 5,000 residents of the cities of Chatsworth and Eton, GA.

  6. City Of Springfield, MO, Upgrades Disinfection System From Gas Chlorine To On‐Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation

    In April 2013, City Utilities started up three Microclor Model MC‐1500 skid systems, each rated at 1,500 pounds per day of free available chlorine.

  7. Cheyenne Board Of Public Utilities In Cheyenne, Wyoming Successfully Moves From Calcium Hypochlorite Tablets To Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite Generation

    The Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities (BOPU) operates the water and wastewater systems for the capital of Wyoming which has a population of more than 63,000. Located in the fast growing Front Range Urban Corridor, BOPU is challenged by growth, periodic water scarcity and aging infrastructure.

  8. Treatment Plant Upgrade Eases Operations And Increases Safety

    Now in operation for well over two years in the Malambo, Colombia, the Microclor® system has proven itself in terms of reliability and safety. According to management, the clear, vertically-oriented cells and the system’s open architecture allow for easy inspection and simplify any minor maintenance that might be required.

  9. Easier, Faster, And Safer Option For Measuring Total Nitrogen

    Total nitrogen (TN) has become a compound of concern because of its impact on eutrophication on water sources. And as more states begin to set limits for TN, accurate testing becomes paramount. Unfortunately, multiple labs and variable test procedures can lead to disparities in final results. Many of today’s test methods are also time consuming, expensive, and even unsafe for lab technicians to use.

  10. History Made With New Aeration System

    The challenge for Sulzer was to prove that the new products are even better than the reliable and proven components previously used in two aeration basins of the new Pulawy wastewater treatment plant in Poland.