drinking water discoloration Articles

  • Manganese in Madison’s Drinking Water

    Public concern over events of manganese-discolored drinking water and the potential for adverse health effects from exposure to excess manganese reached a high level in 2005. In response, Public Health Madison Dane County, together with the Madison Water Utility, conceived and implemented a public health/water utility strategy to quantify the extent of the manganese problem, determine the ...

  • Geary County rural water district 4 gets the red out!

    Geary County RWD 4 is a public water system located approximately three miles northwest of Junction City, on the east side of Milford Reservoir. The system is supplied with water from two wells located in the Rolling Meadows Golf Course at the south end of the district. The district currently has about 320 meters and produces approximately 70,000 gallons per day during colder months and about ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

  • Biofilm control strategies in industrial processing waters

    Bacterial biofilms cause a number of serious problems for industrial fluid processing operations. Mechanical blockages, impedance of heat transfer processes and microbially induced corrosion result in billions of dollars of losses each year. In engineered systems, such as cooling water systems, food processing, and other industrial applications possible risk to public health and product spoilage ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Intelligent data mining of vertical profiler readings to predict manganese concentrations in water reservoirs

    Continuously monitoring and managing manganese (Mn) concentrations in drinking water supply reservoirs are paramount for water suppliers since high soluble Mn loads lead to discoloration of potable water. Despite the Mn level currently being manually sampled throughout the year, in subtropical monomictic lakes such as Hinze Dam, critical Mn concentrations in the epilimnion, where the water is ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Taming taste and odor (T & O) problems in a water treatment plant

    Taming Taste & Odor (T&O) Problems Some taste and odors are caused by mineral constituents in the water, e.g. excess chlorine and hydrogen sulfide. However the majority of taste and odor are the result of biologic activity. Spring turnover of lakes and algal blooms are responsible for Blue-green algae (Cyanobacterium), Green algae and diatoms that introduce filter clogging organisms ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Sustainable wastewater separation treatment systems coupled with nutrient and water reducing greywater reuse technologies

    Nationally and internationally, pressure is increasing to introduce nutrient reducing, water conserving and recycling measures for sustainable residential and small community water/wastewater systems. Reports of inadequate water quality and quantity are being reported daily. Over the past thirty years the federal government and State of Alaska have invested over 4 billion dollars installing piped ...


    By Equaris Corporation

  • Blue-White's Flex-Pro Peristaltic pumps in fluoride WTP applications

    An efficient and accurate method of pumping fluoride into a municipal water treatment distribution system.  Tube life averages 9500 hours in this low pressure application. Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay as specified by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is estimated that about two-thirds of the US ...


  • The Case Against Fluoride - Book Review

    In depth review of the book "The Case Against Fluoride" with some solid evidence that fluoride added to drinking water is potentially dangerous to our health. You’ll find claims that fluoride is a product of the fertilizer industry and considered hazardous waste, it can weaken bones and may cause bone cancer, it affects the thyroid gland and may adversely affect brain development in ...


    By The Water Exchange

  • Hilltown Township, Pennsylvania Solves Arsenic, Iron and Manganese Problems with One System

    Hilltown Township, Pennsylvania, lies in the western corner of historic Bucks County. Located about 35 miles north of Philadelphia, the Township is home to the rolling farmland and 200-year-old farmhouses that are so common in this part of the state. The nearby Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark housed in the nearly 200-year-old farmhouse that was Buck’s home for 38 years, pays ...


    By De Nora Water Technologies

  • Add To Your Revenue By Adding Bird Control

    As a contractor, you've learned that one of the best ways to increase revenue is to increase the number of services you offer your customers. And one of the most revenue enhancing services you can offer today is bird proofing. Regardless of the size or type of building, and no matter what the job, bird proofing is a vital part of protecting any building or structure from the damages imposed by ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

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