activated carbon injection system Articles

  • Overheating Damage at Activated Carbon Filter

    At one of the DMT’s plants recently a safety incident occurred. An Activated Carbon Filter overheated due to an incorrect mode of operation, causing damage to the installation. This led to a significant financial loss including business interruption impacts. To raise awareness for correct operation of Activated Carbon Filters, DMT publishes this S.H.E. bulletin to prevent this from ...

  • TCE plume management through edible oil injection and natural attenuation

    Two pilot-scale edible oil barriers were constructed in the upper portion of a 1,500 m long chlorinated solvent plume at Dover Air Force Base (AFB), DE. Edible soybean oil was injected into two 6.1 m-long barriers with monitoring wells spaced up to 4.6 m downgradient. Barrier 1 was treated by low pressure, direct injection of soybean oil into ten wells spaced 0.6 m apart. After eight months, a ...


    By Terra Systems, Inc. (TSI)

  • Waste Gas in Metal Recycling: Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide - Case Study

    Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well as a whole range of organic substances (unburned hydrocarbons) and carbon monoxide. Particularly, in the group of unburned ...

  • Enhancement of Terrestrial Carbon Sink Potential: A Possible Contribution to Mitigating Global Warming

    Introduction Climate researcher Klaus Hasselmann, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut (MPI) for Meteorology in Hamburg and a project co-ordinator of EC’s Environment and Climate Programme, was one of the first scientists to warn that recently observed global warming trends have a discernible human related forcing component. Climate model calculations show, that global warming is closely related ...


  • VIGNEUX, France: Grand Systeme–Elimination of turbidity and microbiological retention

    Water is mostly taken from the Seine and then processed in three plants: Vigneux sur Seine, the most innovative, Morsang sur Seine, and Viry Châtillon. The Vigneux treatment plant is thus the link in a chain entirely dedicated to quality. Between 1993 and 1997, the facilityacquired a high-performance ozoning unit and an innovative water refining process, the Ultrafiltration by membranes combined ...

  • Crossflow Membrane Filtration High-Purity Water Systems

    INTRODUCTION As the electronics industry continues to provide us with such products as high resolution television, notebook size portable computers and cars with automatic navigation systems, it becomes necessary to produce semiconductors with finer device geometries to allow for efficient placement of more circuits per a given area. This requires increased control of a semiconductor's material ...

  • Bioventing systems at Alaska air force base achieve cleanup closures

    The U.S. Air Force and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) collaborated in installing and operating seven full-scale bioventing systems over the last 10 years to address hydrocarbon and VOC contamination at the King Salmon Airport (KSA) in Alaska. Five of the systems achieved cleanup closure within five years of operation, and another is currently under closure review. The ...

  • Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membrane Systems: Common Problems and How to Fix Them

    Microfiltration (MF) and Ultrafiltration (UF) are membrane-based filtering technologies that use thin layers of semipermeable material to separate out contaminating particles, such as organic material, bacteria, suspended solids, and other pollutants. In industries such and dairy, pharmaceutical, and chemical, the separated material may be a product they are recovering, and more facilities ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Case study – benzene contamination retail gas station, Colorado

    Introduction The scope of work for this site included an expansion of an existing soil venting system to remediate impacted soil and injection of a carbon-based petroleum degrading product to remediate long-term groundwater impacts. By using a combination of remediation technologies, including LT Environmental’s (LTE) TerraCert™ program, the overall goal of a cost effective cleanup ...

  • SVE and Air Sparging

    Stage 1: The system is a PLC controlled plant equipped with telemetry. Rotary Lobe blowers were used to abstract vapour contaminated with chlorinated hydrocarbons and a similar high pressure blower was used to inject air via solenoid valves individually controlled by the PLC. Extracted vapour was treated in large GRS 2 tonne vapour-phase activated carbon vessels.Stage 2: The system comprised ...


  • Blacks dry cleaner Tetrachloroethene remediation project

    Background PCE source area in soil and groundwater at an active dry cleaner. Performed demonstration of Bioavailability Enhancement Technology (B.E. T.rM patent pending). B.E. T.  is a source area bioremediation technology that enhances the dissolution of the chlorinated solvent contaminant and provides an electron donor for anaerobic reductive ...


    By JRW Bioremediation, LLC

  • Common Treatment Train for Halogenated VOCs

    In general, no single technology can remediate an entire site. Several treatment technologies are usually combined at a single site to form what is known as a treatment train. A system diagram of a common treatment train for halogenated VOCs is illustrated below. A ground water pumping system is used to pull contaminated water from the subsurface. The VOC contaminated water is pumped to a liquid ...

  • Combined use of ISCO and ISCR to treat CVOCs at industrial site in Texas, USA

    Groundwater at an industrial site in Texas is impacted with Chlorinated Volatile Organic Carbon’s (CVOCs), primarily PCE and TCE, from historical waste disposal. The topography at the site slopes steeply towards a small channel where the groundwater discharges. Depth to groundwater ranges from approximately 20 ft bgs at the source area to 1 ft bgs close to the channel. The soil consists of silty ...


  • Source area bioremediation of chlorinated solvents with edible oils emulsion

    Groundwater in a sand and gravel aquifer beneath this active manufacturing facility was contaminated with high concentrations of 1,1,1- Trichloroethane (1TCA) and cis-1,2-dichloroethene (cDCE), and their degradation products including ethene and ethane. An acclimated anaerobic microbial population was present at the site, but was limited by the availability of carbon. Emulsified edible oil was ...


    By Terra Systems, Inc. (TSI)

  • Common Treatment Technologies for Fuels in Ground Water, Surface Water, and Leachate

    It may be necessary to know other subsurface information to remediate fuels in ground water. Treatability testing to characterize contaminant biodegradability and nutrient content may be needed for any biodegradation technology. A subsurface geologic characterization would be particularly important to characterize the migration of NAPLs. Recovery tests are usually necessary to design a ...

  • A Word About Competition...

    Almost three weeks ago, the RPI Group running team successfully nailed our 5th consecutive Bourbon Chase 200-mile relay race in Kentucky. Needless to say, we love to compete! Competition is the engine that drives the global economy. It’s kind of cool that a few companies are trying to imitate our products and our approach to in situ remediation – that’s probably the best ...

  • The In Situ Bioremediation/Groundwater Remediation Process

    In-situ groundwater bioremediation is a technology that encourages growth and reproduction of indigenous microorganisms to enhance biodegradation of organic constituents in the saturated zone. In-situ groundwater bioremediation can effectively degrade organic constituents which are dissolved in groundwater and adsorbed onto the aquifer matrix. The Adventus In Situ Bioremediation/Groundwater ...


  • Accelerated remediation of chlorinated solvents using a horizontal ZVI PRB in combination with ISCR for enhanced Anaerobic remediation

    Description: Industrial Site in Apeldoorn, Netherlands Consultant and Contractor: NTP Enschede Approach: Severe soil and shallow groundwater contamination by metals and chlorinated solvents (cVOCs) was detected at the site. A comprehensive site remediation plan was developed by NTP and Adventus Group to provide accelerated site clean-up, that included: • Installation of two ...


  • Passively Enhanced In-Situ Biodegradation of Chlorinated Solvents

    Harding Lawson Associates (HLA) conducted a field demonstration to evaluate in situ enhanced anaerobic biodegradation of chlorinated solvents using Hydrogen Release Compound (HRC). The technology is designed to enhance the natural biodegradation process for a more rapid and complete degradation of the organic contaminants to non-toxic compounds (e.g., ethylene). This paper presents the results ...


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  • Conneaut Lake Park, Pennsylvania - Case Study

    AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC. (AdEdge) was selected in 2009 by the U.S. EPA and the host site in Round 2a of the Arsenic Demonstration Program to implement a turnkey arsenic treatment for the Conneaut Lake Park (CLP), in Conneaut Lake, PA. The CLP water system is served by two wells with a design flow of 250 gpm. The wells provide potable water for a community with over 100 connections and a ...

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