Water Filtration Articles

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What equipment do I need to perform a vacuum filtration?

by Camlab Limited  (Jul. 17, 2015)

Filtration under vacuum, also known as Büchner filtration, is commonly used to isolate the solid precipitate from a solution. This technique is used in syntheses, for example when a reaction has yielded a solid, or in analyses including gravimetric analysis of suspended solids. ...

Well-to-Wheels Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Canadian Oil Sands

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 25, 2015)

Are greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oil sands higher than those from conventional oil? Apparently yes, according to a new study funded in part by the U.S. Department of Energy. It says oil from Canada’s oil sands produce greenhouse-gas emissions that average 20% more than from oil from conventional U.S. crude. The study ...

Decentralized peri-urban wastewater treatment technologies assessment integrating sustainability indicators

by IWA Publishing  (Jul. 16, 2015)

Selection of treatment technologies without considering the environmental, economic and social factors associated with each geographical context risks the occurrence of negative impacts that were not properly foreseen, working against the sustainable performance of the technology. The principal aim of this study was to evaluate 12 technologies ...

Drilling Mud in Horizontal Directional Crossing Project

by KOSUN Machinery  (Jul. 15, 2015)

Horizontal Directional Crossing Project has a not long development in the country and even the world. But in recent years, pipeline horizontal directional crossing has been great development, large-scale construction of oil and gas pipelines across the length and across the diameter of the continuous creation of new records. In horizontal ...

Top 7 Causes of Mold in Commercial Properties

by Karl & Associates Inc.  (Jul. 6, 2015)

Mold growth within commercial buildings is a common concern for building occupants, as it has been linked to a number of health effects and can be found lurking within the walls and within ventilation systems, oftentimes going undetected for long periods of time. Here are the top seven causes of mold in commercial properties and what you need to ...

Aquifer recharge with reclaimed water: life-cycle assessment of hybrid concepts for non-potable reuse

by IWA Publishing  (Jun. 26, 2015)

Aquifer recharge with reclaimed water is a promising means to store and supply on demand reclaimed water of high quality for further non-potable reuse. The reuse applications may include indirect agricultural or landscape irrigation, saltwater intrusion barriers, subsidence mitigation or aquifer replenishment. As an alternative to high-pressure ...

Three Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO) Processes

by IDE Technologies  (Jun. 24, 2015)

Abstract Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) can be implemented on a number of water types, using different technologies and achieving various power outcomes. This paper presents the three most practical options: Option 1 - Seawater with river water, driving force 25 bar, power output 5-10 watt/m2 Option 2 - SWRO brine with wastewater, driving ...

Maximum Efficiency for...Saving Water

by Baioni Crushing Plants Spa  (Jun. 12, 2015)

In an attempt to protect our ecological surroundings and minimize the negative effects of industrial processes, it is necessary to purify and recover the waters used during washing operations of sand washing, quarrying and recycling operations. The first step is to recover 100% of the waters used and to eliminate the concentration of sludge, thus ...

Critical parameters in the production of ceramic pot filters for household water treatment in developing countries

by IWA Publishing  (Jun. 8, 2015)

The need to improve the access to safe water is generally recognized for the benefit of public health in developing countries. This study's objective was to identify critical parameters which are essential for improving the performance of ceramic pot filters (CPFs) as a point-of-use water treatment system. Defining critical production ...

Assessment of a membrane drinking water filter in an emergency setting

by IWA Publishing  (Jun. 8, 2015)

The performance and acceptability of the NeroxTM membrane drinking water filter were evaluated among an internally displaced population in Pakistan. The membrane filter and a control ceramic candle filter were distributed to over 3,000 households. Following a 6-month period, 230 households were visited and filter performance and use were ...

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