water purification technology Articles

  • Case Study - Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Application

    Applied Water Solutions was contacted by a client who planned to move their manufacturing facility to an area where there is strict limitations on water discharge. Working close with the client we created a process flow diagram (PFD) using multiple water purification technologies that provided pure water generation, water recycling capabilities and offsite disposal of solids. From the PFD we then ...

  • Water Purification Challenges: ZLD, EDI, COP systems

    Applied Water Solutions was contacted by a client who planned to move their manufacturing facility to an area where there is strict limitations on water discharge. Working close with the client we created a process flow diagram (PFD) using multiple water purification technologies that provided pure water generation, water recycling capabilities and offsite disposal of solids. From the PFD we then ...

  • R&D areas for next-generation desalination and water purification technologies

    By 2020, desalination and water purification technologies are expected to contribute significantly to ensure a safe, sustainable, affordable and adequate water supply in India. The cost of producing water from the current-generation desalination technologies has declined over time at a rate of only approximately 4% per year. Hence the need to accelerate our Research and Development (R&D) ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Role of membrane autopsy in enhancing reverse osmosis plant operation

    Reverse osmosis (RO) has successfully emerged as a broadly-used commercial water purification technology in recent decades. Nevertheless, RO membrane elements, the core component of this purification process, are frequently subjected to premature degradation and performance deterioration, adversely impacting RO plant operation & maintenance. Membrane autopsy is a well-proven yet ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Treatment Process

    The water treatment process can shift slightly in various fields, depending on the innovation of the installation and which needs to be processed, but the basic standards are largely equivalent. This area describes the standard water treatment process. Water treatment processes for industrial that a extensive, and data on a portion of the more regularly utilized process are on our water ...


    By PT TIRTA WAHANA ABADI

  • Study on failure rate analysis for water distribution pipelines

    Many of the waterworks facilities in Japan were constructed during the rapid economic growth period. Today, the deterioration and renovation of these aged facilities have become a pressing issue. There are approximately 600,000 km worth of water pipelines laid out across Japan, accounting for about 70% of the nation's water-related assets (totalling ¥40 trillion). To provide water that is safe to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • SnowPure Receives 2017 U.S. Presidential ‘E’ Award

    SnowPure Water Technologies, which makes and sells industrial and medical water purification technologies, was presented the 2017 U.S. Presidential “E” Award. Created by executive order of the president, this award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports and is given to only a few select companies ...


    By SnowPure Water Technologies

  • Nanotechnology for water purification

    This paper provides an overview of the different water treatment devices that incorporate nanotechnology. New sensor technology combined with micro and nanofabrication technology is expected to lead to small, portable and highly accurate sensors to detect chemical and biochemical parameters in water. Potential opportunities and risks associated with this technology are also highlighted.Keywords: ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Advanced Water Treatment and Evaporation Systems Produce High Efficiency

    AQUATECH IS CHANGING THE GAME in the water recycling industry through its SmartMOD Modular Evaporator System and HEVAP High Efficiency Evaporation Process for SAGD Water Treatment. For over 30 years, the company has focused exclusively on desalination, water reuse, and zero liquid discharge with water purification technologies suited for global industrial, upstream and downstream conventional and ...

  • RO Membrane Technology

    RO membrane technology is a water purification technology that uses a semipermeable membrane to remove ions, molecules, and larger particles from drinking water. In reverse osmosis, an applied pressure is used to overcome osmotic pressure, a colligative property, that is driven by chemical potential differences of the solvent, a thermodynamic parameter. The reverse osmosis membrane technology can ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • Potential of carbon nanotubes in water purification: an approach towards the development of an integrated membrane system

    The problems of water shortages and lack of access to safe drinking water have been and will continue to grow as major global problems. To alleviate these problems, water purification technologies are being updated. Recent years have witnessed impressive breakthroughs towards practical application of nanostructured materials such as Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) in the field of water purification owing ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • RO Membrane Technology

    Reverse osmosis (RO) is a water purification technology that uses a semipermeable membrane to remove ions, molecules, and larger particles from drinking water. In reverse osmosis, an applied pressure is used to overcome osmotic pressure, a colligative property, that is driven by chemical potential differences of the solvent, a thermodynamic parameter. The reverse osmosis membrane technology ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • RO Membrane Technology

    Reverse osmosis (RO) is a water purification technology that uses a semipermeable membrane to remove ions, molecules, and larger particles from drinking water. In reverse osmosis, an applied pressure is used to overcome osmotic pressure, a colligative property, that is driven by chemical potential differences of the solvent, a thermodynamic parameter. The reverse osmosis membrane technology ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • Technological approaches to providing safe drinking water for rural and remote areas

    Provision of safe drinking water is one of the key drivers in our technological pursuits. A number of habitations are suffering from a variety of water quality problems such as excess salinity, iron, arsenic, fluoride, nitrate and microbial contamination. Simplicity of operation, less dependence on external sources of power supply, minimisation of wastewater, etc., are some of the ground rules to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Water purification: a sustainable technology for rural development

    This study deals with the preliminary investigation on combined treatment with the coagulative ability of Moringa oleifera seeds to reduce turbidity and to determine the effectiveness of solar disinfection for the inactivation of Escherichia coli (E. coli) and coliforms on various turbid waters. Turbid water samples showed drastic reduction in microbial load and turbidity at time interval of 60 ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A basic guide to municipal water treatment & its specialized areas

    Clean, safe, potable water is meagre today. Statistic says, presently around 1.2 billion people in this advancing world don’t have access to safe drinkable water. The scarcity of water stand stood as the most common yet perilous problem, the current society is facing these days. The scarceness of water already affects each and every continent of the world, and the problem is not a newer ...

  • Reverse Osmosis Desalination Technology in the Oil & Gas Industry

    OFFSHORE INDUSTRY NEEDS FOR POTABLE WATER Offshore platforms are located in some of the most remote, inhospitable environments on the planet. At any given moment, more than two hundred people may be living and working on a platform, each requiring gallons of potable water for diet and sanitation. Freshwater is also required for operations aboard a platform. In fact, the main ingredient in most ...


    By MECO Incorporated

  • Advanced technology for water purification by heterogeneous photocatalysis

    The TiO2 photocatalytic degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4-DCP) and pentachlorophenol (PCP) was examined using a prototype photoreactor fabricated by Nulite. The degradation of both pollutants proved very efficient as in 12 min it was possible to bring the concentration of 2,4-DCP from 10 to 0.5 p.p.m. and in a separate experiment the concentration of PCP from 100 to 0.5 p.p.b. The effect of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Development of automatic coagulant dosage control technology for rapid change of raw water quality parameters

    An automatic coagulant dosage control technology for water purification plants was developed to deal with rapid changes of raw water quality parameters. Control logic was developed to decide coagulant dosage based on aluminum concentration in rapid mixing tank water based on results of semi-pilot scale experiments. This logic enabled quick feedback on the excess or lack of coagulant. It was ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Verification of automatic coagulant dosage control technology based on aluminum concentration at a water purification plant

    An automatic coagulant dosage control technology for water purification plants was developed to deal with rapid changes of feed water quality. Control logic was developed to decide coagulant dosage based on aluminum concentration in the mixing tanks. A coagulant-sedimentation process apparatus was installed in December 2010 in a water purification plant, and the coagulant dosage control test ...


    By IWA Publishing

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