water innovation Articles

  • An Interview with George Hawkins, DC Water

    “I have often used the phrase a ‘crisis is a terrible moment to waste.’ Countries and regions that are most impressive on water innovation are usually places that had a crisis of some sort driving the need to innovate.” says George Hawkins, CEO and General Manager of DC Water in an exclusive interview with Rethink Events ahead of next month’s World Water-Tech North ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • WINNET (Water Innovation Network) - Case Study

    Project WINNET (Water Innovation Network) Client The Utrecht local authorities of De Bilt, Woerden, Zeist, Houten and the Higher Water Board 'De Stichtse Rijnlanden'. Country The Netherlands Background and objective Nowadays, local authorities have a duty of care with respect to urban groundwater. A Higher Water Board is responsible for establishing a Desired Groundwater and Surface ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Water Innovations Facility Upgrade

    A few facility upgrades at Water Innovations worth mentioning this quarter at our San Diego 10,000 square foot facility. As we continue to hire a growing workforce across departments, and several years of our continued investment and growth. We have invested in an Electrostatic Precipitator, to use in our in-house paint both. This is a device that removes suspended dust particles from a gas or ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc (WI)

  • WDI – Industrial Water Deionizer

    The ion exchange system produces (DI) deionized water at a 90% lower cost than service exchange with regeneration of its duplex alternating cation and anion exchange… Learn More At Water Innovations, Inc. we engineer solutions for wastewater treatment, closed loop water recycling and purification. We utilize ion exchange to produce the highest quality water with the lowest waste ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc (WI)

  • Kando`s CEO, Ari Goldfarb, Co-Chairing the Watec Conference

    Come Join Israel's Largest Water Conference November 18-21, 2019 | Tel Aviv Kando is inviting you to join Israel's largest water conference, WATEC in Tel Aviv on November 18-21, 2019. Our CEO, Ari Goldfarb, is Co-Chairing the conference and invites you to join and discuss the latest water trends on water security and reuse. Together with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors from all ...


    By KANDO

  • Methods of Purification by Water Innovations, Inc.

    Carbon Filtration is used for several reasons. Its primary purpose is the reduction of chlorine to less than 0.1 ppm. Chorine can damage softener resins, reverse osmosis membranes, and mixed bed deionization resins. Activated carbon will also help control tastes and odors, provide organic and hazardous organic chemical reduction, and some particulate reduction. Activated carbon works through as ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc (WI)

  • Treatment of Cyanide Bearing Wastewaters

    Water Innovations utilizes a 2-stage Cyanide Oxidation (CN) system that can treat from 2 GPM to 10 GPM. In the first stage of treatment, hypochlorite oxidizes cyanide to cyanate. It consists of two double-wall “Batch” Cyanide Oxidation Tank and an accumulation tank for cyanide-bearing rinse water, each tank equipped with one mixer. Wastewater containing cyanide will be pumped or flow ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc (WI)

  • Waste Water Batch Treatment System

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment Batch Treatment Systems (BTS) are intended for lower daily volumes of wastewater typically less than 10,000 gallons per day and designed to “batch” treat wastewater from start to finish at one time. In a batch treatment system, a volume of wastewater is gathered, treated by chemical / physical / biological means, and discharged. Storage Tanks ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc (WI)

  • Methods of Purification

    Water Innovations Water Systems Carbon Filtration is used for several reasons. Its primary purpose is the reduction of chlorine to less than 0.1 ppm. Chorine can damage softener resins, reverse osmosis membranes, and mixed bed deionization resins. Activated carbon will also help control tastes and odors, provide organic and hazardous organic chemical reduction, and some particulate reduction. ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc (WI)

  • A real options approach to the design and architecture of water supply systems using innovative water technologies under uncertainty

    Water supply has become a priority for developed and developing nations of the world. Conventional water resources alone cannot meet the growing demand for water in urban cities. Management of the problem is amplified by uncertainty associated with different development strategies. Singapore has limited conventional water resources and progressively architects its water supply system through ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Integrated water management and environmental justice – public acceptability and fairness in adopting water innovations

    Innovations to manage freshwater resources and avert shortages – including conservation through use of reclaimed wastewater, desalination, and demand-side management measures such as increasing block rate structures offer practical, effective remedies for meeting future water demands. We examine the challenges confronting adoption of these innovations that revolve around perceptions of fairness ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy with a Kinetico whole house water treatment system.

    Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy with a Kinetico whole house water treatment system. Kinetico’s Worldwide Success Since 1970, Kinetico has been designing and manufacturing innovative water treatment systems that solve a variety of water problems. Kinetico continually develops and offers products to meet the diverse water treatment needs of people in nearly 100 ...

  • Centre wellington showcasing water innovation (SWI) program - Case study

    Centre Wellington is a partner with the City of Guelph and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent in a Showcasing Water Innovation project to optimize water distribution system operation. One of the goals of the project is to reduce overall energy consumption through “smart” pumping of the treated water based on system demand as determined by pressure measurements in the distribution ...

  • Water Sustainability and International Innovation

    This report presents updated work from eight of the key speakers at the 2007 international conference Water for All Life: A Decentralized Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future. Each chapter represents a major thread in the new fabric of understanding of water sustainability that became embodied in the Baltimore Charter which was drafted following the conference. In addition to chapters on a new ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Staal Instruments introduces Wireless Level Radar in US

    Last week Staal Instruments succesfully introduced the Wireless Level Radar solution in the North American water market at WEFTEC in Chicago togehter with Imagine H2O. The 2019 Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC.19) — considered the largest annual water quality event in the world — took take place Sept. 21-25, 2019, at the ...


    By Staal Instruments BV

  • Why is Germany 30 years ahead of England?

    The question is asked why Germany in the field of water management is 30 years ahead of England? In terms of the delivery of integrated urban water management technologies, Germany is indeed 20 to 30 years in advance of England. The comparison is made on 12 dimensions and illustrates how dramatic the effect of governance can be in the adoption of innovations in water management and hence the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • WaterWealth? Investing in Basin Management in Asia and the Pacific

    This publication highlights how people work together in Asia and the Pacific to secure water for all through innovative approaches in basins. Drawing on a cross-section of 43 case studies prepared specially for this publication, WaterWealth explains the challenges to improving water governance and management across Asia and the Pacific region. It illustrates many examples of new approaches and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 100 Years of History and Innovation - Stevens Water Monitoring Systems

    Stevens Water Monitoring Systems is approaching an important milestone in 2011: our 100 year anniversary. As we prepare to bring exciting new products and services to market in 2011, we’d like to take a look back at our heritage as America’s first water level instrumentation company and reflect on what has made Stevens Water the company it is ...

  • Facilitating organisational learning to support decision making and planning for sustainability in the water sector

    This paper investigates the process of organisational learning in decision making and planning for sustainability in the water sector. A Melbourne water utility (Yarra Valley Water) trialling sustainable systems of service provision utilised multi-stakeholder experiences to facilitate learning within the organisation. Diverse perspectives of the trial were sought through 50 interviews with ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • N-Tox® prevents activated sludge failure and monitors greenhouse gas emissions

    A new technique for evaluating nitrification efficiency in industrial and municipal activated sludge systems is described that uses direct measurement of dinitrogen oxide, an important greenhouse gas, as an indicator of nitrification failure. Developed at Water Innovate, N-Tox® helps control ammonia levels in treated effluent by providing an early warning of wastewater treatment failure. The ...


    By Clarity Authoring

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