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Crumbling Concrete Water Networks Linked to Common Water Treatment Additive
Concrete distribution and sewer networks are being corroded at an alarming rate partly because of a commonly used additive in the domestic drinking water and wastewater treatment process according to published reports in the journal Science. In countries throughout the world from industrialized nations like Australia and the USA to developing nations like Colombia, Ghana and the Philippines, the lifespan of these concrete pipe networks is being reduced by levels upwards of 90%. Urban societies in particular are...
MBBR Wastewater Treatment - 5 Top Advantages
Modular wastewater treatment solutions have become very important to treat waste water. Water scarcity has become an important issue worldwide, requiring strategies for both water conservation and effective water and wastewater treatment. Several technologies have been in practice for generations including the conventional activated sludge process.MBBR wastewater treatmentis a relatively new water treatment process being used for filtering waste water in both industrial and domestic sectors with excellent performan...
Rotork IQ3 actuators selected for Brazilian water treatment plant upgrade
The upgrade at the Rio Manso WTP at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil involved the building of an additional filter plant, the replacement of obsolete actuators on existing plant and the introduction of a Profibus digital control network. Profibus DP enabled Rotork IQ multi-turn non-intrusive intelligent electric valve actuators were installed during the upgrade and expansion of the water treatment plant. The majority of the 136 IQ electric actuators were installed to control the inlet, outlet and backwashi...
What You Should Know about Arsenic Treatments
The nutrients that you put into your body directly impact your health. If you consume water with harmful substances, bacteria, or metalloids, it could create serious issues. While not a metal, arsenic is considered a metalloid because it contains many of the same properties as metallic elements. Typically found in soil, arsenic is harmful when ingested. Unfortunately, many Americans unknowingly consume small levels of arsenic through their drinking water. There are ways to test and filter this harmful substance...
How to Choose a Company for Water Treatment Systems
An effective water treatment system is vital, but how do you know that a system is going to work for you? There are a few things that you can look for from the candidates that you’re considering that will help you determine who is a better option to choose to help you improve your system. Their Success Rate If they don’t want to tell you, that lack of transparency should make you suspicious. A solid water treatment system and a team that takes pride in the quality of the work that they do will let...