U.S. Military Bases With Cancer-Linked Contaminated Water Are Undercounted Online
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of an estimated 5,000 man-made fluorinated chemicals that have been used, since the 1940s, in the manufacturing processes of various consumer products and industries. PFAS are widely used, especially because of their oil and water repellency and temperature and chemical resistance.
Mine Waste Dams Threaten The Environment, Even When They Don't Fail
Scars from large mining operations are permanently etched across the landscapes of the world. The environmental damage and human health hazards that these activities create may be both severe and irreversible.
Your Sewage Is Valuable Muck
A world without phosphorous is a world without life. But phosphorous is a finite resource, so researchers are recovering it from sewage.
DAF System Effectively Removes 95% Of TSS For Railcar Bearing Manufacturer
A manufacturer of railcar bearings, wheels, and axles needed a wastewater system upgrade to treat for oil, grease, suspended solids, and dissolved metals in a mix of process water and storm water runoff. The existing wastewater treatment system in place at the facility consisted of a small equalization tank, traditional clarifier and sand filter.
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.
Water Scarcity In Texas: Rushing Ahead Of Science Could Scuttle Solutions
Water scarcity is a challenge facing many Texas communities, and it’s encouraging to see how many state leaders are proactively exploring solutions to our growing water needs. This has brought the oil and gas industry and the massive volumes of water it uses and produces each year into the conversation.
How Food And Beverage Companies Can Get Ahead Of The Water Scarcity Curve
High-quality water is critical to food and beverage production — both as an ingredient and a process enabler — so the sourcing challenges faced by municipal water systems pose an ongoing threat to the health of the industry. Fortunately, there are a variety of technology options now available to improve water security.
How To Choose A UV System For Water Reuse In Your Facility
Water reuse is, and will continue to be, one of the biggest considerations for companies all over the world in the battle against water scarcity. By reusing process water, grey water, and wastewater, buildings and facilities will reduce their demand for raw water from surface and groundwater sources and reduce the associated costs of supplying raw water and treating raw water before use. One of the treatment methods for accomplishing this is UV disinfection.
America’s Oldest Brewery Improves Bottom Line With A “Solids” Solution
Yuengling brewery plant in Pottsville, PA, brews four major products – Ale, Lager, Pilsner and Porter – each with a different brewing process. Their wastewater contains mostly sugar and yeast and small quantities of spent grain, which is treated at their onsite wastewater treatment plant, built in 2000. Yuengling had operated the static screens for several years, tolerant of the screens’ performance and the resulting operational inefficiencies, however, decided it was time for change.
Automotive Plant Wash Water Removes Cutting Fluid/Oil And Suspended Solids From Water
An automotive parts manufacturer producing millions of parts per year was seeking to remove cutting fluid/oil and suspended solids from water used in its parts-washing process to enable water recycling and reuse in the parts washer. Successful lab testing and trials enabled the system integrator to win the project and install full-scale systems utilizing PPG’s UF membrane element. Read the full case study to learn more.