anthracite filtration Articles

  • Evaluation of Ceralite-A as an Alternative to Anthracite Filter Media - Case Study

    Project Description The Golden Heart WTP located in Fairbanks Alaska is a lime softened, ground water treatment plant with five filter basins, with a combined surface area of 1495 ft2. Typical filter loading rates are in the 2.3 –to 3.1 gpm/ft2. The plant has 16” of 1.0 mm ES anthracite media over 8” of 0.55 mm ES sand which had reached the end of its ...


    By Wateropolis Corp.

  • Benefits of Anthracite Carbon Media for Municipal Potable Water Treatment Applications?

    Treating water to be of potable water quality requires fairly considerable treatment based on initial water quality. Many tend to jump straight to thinking about more technologically advanced treatments like reverse osmosis and the similar. Of course, there is a bit more involved in drinking water treatment for municipalities. However, anthracite carbon media has been used extensively in ...

  • Alternative filter media for potable water treatment

    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 reuse for the bottled water industry

    ABSTRACTThe bottled water industry uses a machine specifically designed for the washing of its containers (19-L capacity) and generates 6-L wastewater/container. This effluent can be used for watering of green areas and car washing. The objectives of the present work were to characterize the effluent and to propose a specific treatment to enable reuse of the effluent from the container washing ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Sea water desalination for sagunto, Spain

    The Problem The Sagunto locality is situated in the region of the Camp of Morvedre in Spain. In recent years, a strong industrial growth has been anticipated in the zone. This has provoked a growing requirement for water in the Municipal Region of Sagunto. For this situation, the Sagunto Council planed to cover part of the future hydraulic deficit for short and long term with the ...

  • The GWT Difference: Filtration Systems for Drinking Water & Wastewater Treatment

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. (GWT) wants to see our clients succeed in their efforts to sustainably reduce costs in their drinking water as well as wastewater treatment & reuse efforts. Therefore, when we design our filtration systems, we use the best and most environmentally sustainable methods available. However, there is more to GWT that what we use, it’s how we use it.Below, is a list ...

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