Water and Wastewater Solutions For Industry

  1. How A Wisconsin Paper Mill Increased Capacity And Improved Water Quality
    12/10/2013

    In late 2012, production capacity issues arose with several of the clay tile filters at the NewPage Biron paper mill in Wisconsin. Process engineers decided to retrofit two of their four existing dual cell filters with an underdrain system and media retainer. This case study details the system and explains how it doubled capacity for the two filters and improved effluent water quality, leading to fewer plant shutdowns due to seal failures within the mill.

  2. Are Wastewater Treatment Prices On The Rise Following The Election?
    12/1/2016

    Over the course of the 2016 presidential election, President-elect Donald Trump has presented to the American public his energy and economic plans, which are geared toward establishing energy sovereignty and increasing the pace of job creation in the nation. In his push for energy independence, Trump has suggested lifting restrictions placed on shale, oil, natural gas, and coal production.

  3. Why Strategic Choices — And Water — Could Make People More Energy-Efficient
    1/9/2017

    At my household, a new year means a new energy and water-use baseline. By that I mean, every month, I look at how much electricity and water I used in comparison to the same month the previous year — so I can try to be as efficient as possible. But I work in the energy field, and I know that’s not a typical New Year’s tradition. Most people don’t examine the trends of their energy-use or spend much time thinking about how to reduce it.

  4. Addressing Environmental Regulations With UVC LEDs
    3/3/2016

    Global environmental concerns over water and air pollution are leading to new regulations that require real-time monitoring.

  5. Topeka WTP Installs Integrity A-758 PLUS™ Lime Slaker System To Replace Existing Lime Slaker
    12/6/2016

    The Topeka Water Treatment Plant (WTP) — a 60 million gallon per day facility - serves Topeka, Kansas and surrounding areas. Built in 1945, the plant underwent several renovations with the most recent upgrading the plant to its current capacity in 1993.

    In 2015, plant officials decided to replace the first of the existing slakers and, after considering offers from several slaker suppliers, chose the A-758 PLUS™ paste-type lime slaker manufactured by Integrity Municipal Systems, LLC (IMS). Read the full case study to learn more.

  6. MBBR/IFAS Upgrade To Dubai Investment Park
    6/6/2016

    Dubai Investments Park is a unique, self-contained mixed use industrial, commercial and residential complex operated by Dubai Investments Park Development Company LLC. Spread across an area of 3200 hectares, it is a city within a city offering world-class infrastructure and outstanding facilities and services.

  7. Foods - Biochemical Oxygen Demand And Chemical Oxygen Demand
    1/25/2016

    A food manufacturer in Washington state had a source of well water contaminated with vegetable and fish oils. A five gallon sample was was sent to Kaselco for testing via our electrocoagulation process.

  8. Clinton, MA SuperDisc Case Study
    12/22/2011

    The Clinton Wastewater Treatment Plant provides advanced wastewater treatment, including nutrient removal, for the towns of Clinton and Lancaster, Massachusetts.

  9. Reducing Water-Food Nexus Pressures In America
    1/17/2017

    Agricultural production is one of the most important sectors of the U.S. economy, contributing more than $300 billion to the country each year. When food service and other agriculture-related industries are included, this figure rises to over $750 billion.

  10. Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Improves The Performance Of Water Treatment System
    7/19/2016

    A natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation facility located in Idaho contacted QUA to find a solution to improve the performance of a water treatment system used to recycle the plant’s cooling tower blow down water.