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How Thames Water reinvented its fast sand filters

by Filtralite Saint-Gobain Byggevarer As  (Jan. 15, 2016)

World best filter material for purification of drinking When algal blooms put the sand filters under pressure, Thames Water started its own in-house research into new filter materials. Not only did the effort cure the constraint, the use of new filter materials has saved millions in investments. Fast Cleaning To purify ...

Bedrichov Water Treatment Plant - Case Study

by Filtralite Saint-Gobain Byggevarer As  (Jan. 15, 2016)

By replacing the filter sand with Filtralite, Bedrichov Water Treatment Plant reduced energy cost by 75 %, doubled the production capacity of each filter and today delivers the best drinking water ever Time is running out The use of sand for water filtering is most likely the oldest method in history for treating water for consumption. Sand is ...

A farewell to sand filters

by Filtralite Saint-Gobain Byggevarer As  (Jan. 5, 2016)

By replacing the filter sand with Filtralite, Bedrichov Water Treatment Plant reduced energy cost by 75 %, doubled the production capacity of each filter and today delivers the best drinking water ...

Alternative filter media for potable water treatment

by Filtralite Saint-Gobain Byggevarer As  (Jan. 5, 2016)

Need for Research Roughing filters at London works: Low backwash rates for filters at older works Inability to keep sand clean (rising normalised starting head loss) Vulnerability to algal laden water Loss of production at critical times during the year Objective: identify mono-medium & dual media alternatives to BSS 14/25 ...

Water Plant’s Investment in GTI Covers Brings Both Operational and Safety Benefits

by Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI)  (Dec. 22, 2015)

The Utility: The Griswold Water Treatment Plant is part of Aurora Water, the utility that manages water and wastewater in the city of Aurora, Colorado, USA. This direct filtration plant treats 80 million gallons of water per day (302,800 m³/d). The Utility’s Needs: Originally built in 1965, the Griswold Water Treatment Plant had ...

(6) Test Radboud University Nijmegen Cool Puck toxicological

by Special Water Europe B.V.  (Dec. 21, 2015)

Objective: The objective of this study was to test the toxic action or better the non existence of toxicity of a new anti-slime compound compound by using the responses of D. polymorpha. The "Cool Puck" was developed to detach easily the biofilm from all substrates in closed cooling water systems, especially for getting rid of slime and ...

Sohar Refinery

by Aquatech International Corporation  (Dec. 18, 2015)

Project Background Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company) required a thermal seawater desalination solution as part of its Sohar refinery improvement project to ensure an uninterrupted supply of fresh feed water to for its boilers. ...

Filtration solutions for the energy sector

by Sistema Azud, S.A.  (Dec. 2, 2015)

AZUD offers Taylor made solutions for any kind of process where water need to be treated: Recirculation cooling processes. Side stream filtration to remove all solids from the cooling tower. Make up water treatment, keeping elements like heat exchangers and nozzles free of problem. Protection for UF membranes in order to enhance its ...

Can BioLargo Tool Kit Spark a Clean Water Revolution?

by Biolargo, Inc.  (Nov. 30, 2015)

The green movement has put environmental issues, such as clean energy and global warming, front and center on the world stage as the biggest names in finance, like Warren Buffet and  ...

AVA - the fast way of API drying - Case Study

by AVA - Huep GmbH u. Co. KG  (Nov. 27, 2015)

AVA dryers for pharmaceutical substances meet and exceed International standards GMP and FDA, also for HP APIs. AVA dryers are customized units, made of high-quality steel (e.g. hastelloy). They can be equipped with fully automatic containment solutions or manual glove boxes to ensure maximum of industrial safety measures. Clamped flange joints ...

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