CONTAMINANT REMOVAL RESOURCES
Xylem Helps South Carolina Utility Eliminate Taste And Odor Issues In Drinking Water
Advanced oxidation treatment system and water treatment plant upgrade save money.
UV Treatment System Fills The Bill For Water Reuse
Small city selects full-featured and low maintenance UV treatment for its water reuse system that easily complies with demanding California Title 22 Regulations.
4 Benefits Of Electrocoagulation For Arsenic Removal From Water
In water and wastewater treatment, arsenic is classfied as a heavy metal. It is well known for its toxicity and it can cause numerous health problems in humans if consumed at high enough doses. Arsenic can affect the skin, liver, kidneys, bladder, and prostate as well as the nervous, respiratory, cardiovascular, immune, and endocrine systems. Due to the many health risks associated with arsenic, the U.S. EPA has set the drinking water standard at 10 ppb as the maximum allowable concentration in drinking water. Therefore, this is the goal of all treatment systems for arsenic removal from water.
Cost Benefits Of Process Water Disinfection Via UV Light Sterilizer Technology
For the sake of the productivity and quality of products, as well as the proper upkeep of process equipment, treating process water prior to use is very beneficial, if not vital. One step in treating process water is often disinfection. While there are several chemical options for disinfection, ultraviolet technology can provide several key cost benefits for onsite treatment systems.
EPA Researchers Investigate Effectiveness Of POU/POE Systems To Remove PFAS From Drinking Water
PFAS are a group of synthetic chemicals that have been in use since the 1940s. PFAS manufacturing and processing facilities, facilities using PFAS in production of other products, airports, and military installations are some of the contributors of PFAS releases into the air, soil, and water.
Progressive WTP Positions Growing Colorado City For The Future
Facing source water issues that demanded a new water treatment plant (WTP), the City of Thornton turned to progressive design-build to deliver a modern, flexible fix.
Top 5 Drinking Water Issues To Be Resolved
These comments address five major current topics that U.S. EPA has on its agenda: the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) proposal, perchlorate, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), Legionella, and distribution systems. The latter two, Legionella and distribution systems, provide the greatest public health risks associated with drinking water and warrant the highest priorities for management, investments, and health and safety improvements.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Realizes The Importance Of Using Genuine Replacement Parts In Its UV Disinfection System (Case Study)
The UV system installed at the Lucas County Water Resource Recovery Facility includes a total of four banks, with 48 UV lamps per, for a total of 192. The facility was experiencing disinfection inefficiencies and, even after repeated inspection and analysis, staff couldn’t figure out why. They started to question if the issues were stemming from the use of non-OEM, non-genuine UV lamps, quartz sleeves, and ballasts.
Understanding PFAS’ Impact On Remediation Strategies
For more than 16.5 million water-utility customers in 33 different states, contamination caused by per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is a source-water issue that will not go away for a long time. What are the practical options for community water systems currently confronting this challenge? Here is an overview of several treatments and their relative successes against a wide variety of PFAS compounds.
4 Benefits Of Sodium Zeolite For Drinking Water Treatment
Use of treatment systems that effectively target and treat toxic and undesirable contaminants is essential to drinking water production. There are typically four stages in a standard drinking water treatment system process, coagulation/flocculation, sedimentation/clarification, filtration, and disinfection. Sodium zeolite is typically utilized in the filtration systems within the filtration stage for optimal treatment performance.