water treatment professional Articles

  • How John Snow Changed the Way We Look at Water Supply Systems, Microorganisms, and Infectious Diseases with Data Mapping.

    Hearing the name ‘Jon Snow’ may bring Kit Harington’s face to the forefront of many people’s mind as an important character in ‘Game of Thrones’ but, for water treatment and public health professionals, there is another iconic ‘John Snow’ that may come to mind. Dr. John Snow, an English ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Understanding Carbon Mesh Size: Smaller granules equal bigger performance

    Full Abstract: Carbon filters for domestic water treatment are increasingly popular, but many water treatment professionals may not realize the impact carbon's 'mesh size' can have on a filter's performance. Mesh size, which indicates the range of particles sizes in a particular carbon product, is an important physical consideration. Other ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Is your ozone generator up to the job?

    After over a decade of building and supplying many ozone generators for water treatment all over the world, I had noticed that we hardly sell anything locally. It seemed strange to me, so I decided to call several different local water treatment professionals to find out what was the reason behind this. I asked them if they had ever used an ozone generator for water treatment. To my surprise, ...


    By Absolute Systems Inc.

  • Filtronics offers toilet to tap solutions for its clients nationwide

    Filtronics first opened its doors in 1974, and in the nearly for decades since it has been their mission to provide efficiency and economy in the water treatment systems they create. Surface water, ground water and  ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

  • Pharmaceutical / Personal care product manufacturer promotes quality standards

    Challenge Pharmaceuticol manufacturers demand high qualify water with the fewest dissolved solids possible, to promote product consistency. A Canadian manufacturer of pharmaceutical/personal core products was looking to maintain water quality specifications to promote product consistency and improve product shelf life. First the source water for the manufacturing plont comes from ...


    By Culligan Water

  • Oakbank engineering report case study

    Tadeusz Smoter, Professional Engineer registered in the Province of Manitoba, 31 Nikki Lane, Winnipeg, MB R2V 4M3, Canada, have examined the results and all relevant information dealing with a biological treatment done by Nordevco Associates Ltd. of the accumulated sludge in the primary cells of the Oakbank lagoon system in the Rural Municipality of Springfield in the Province of Manitoba. ...


    By Nordevco Associates Ltd.

  • AWA’s Membrane and Desalination Conference

    AWA’s Membranes & Desalination Conference brings together industry professional and engages you to look back at  a decade of desalination developments and forward to a future of climate resilient innovations. It hosts several pre-conference workshops, networking events and includes a line-up of influential speakers. This year, the President & CEO of LuminUltra, Pat Whalen was ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Georgia pacific improves energy and operating efficiences with a Culligan solution

    Challenge Water is a valuable commodity in any manufacturing process. Manufacturing companies depend on clean, quality water throughout their entire business, such as for boiler feed water make-up, recycling back to cooling towers, improved process run times and overall quality and consistency of production. With the need for steam in their daily operation, Georgia-Pacific was ...


    By Culligan Water

  • AQUATECH CHINA 2013

    2013 AQUATECH CHINA Shanghai Int’l Wastewater Treatment Show Brochure   Exhibition Highlights: 2013 AQUATECH CHINA Shanghai Int’l Wastewater Treatment Show will create the most efficient trading platform for companies through independent area of 25,000㎡totaling ...


  • AQUATECH CHINA 2013

    2013 AQUATECH CHINA Shanghai Int’l Wastewater Treatment Show Brochure   Exhibition Highlights: 2013 AQUATECH CHINA Shanghai Int’l Wastewater Treatment Show will create the most efficient trading platform for companies through independent area of 25,000㎡totaling ...


  • Oil refinery reduces energy consumption with a Culligan Solution

    Challenge A major petroleum refinery was looking to replace a hot lime softener. Naturally occurring minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium and Silica can cause scale in steam boilers and other types of equipment used in refinery operations. Scale deposits in steam boilers con reduce equipment efficiency and increase energy, chemical, disposal and maintenance costs. Hot lime softening is a ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • Getting back to basics: What is pH?

    Getting back to basics: What is pH? The most used measure in wastewater treatment, and for good reasons The “potential of hydrogen” or “pH” is the measure of free hydrogen activity in water and thereby indicative of the measure of its free acidity or free alkalinity. Gauged on a numeric scale of 0-14, solutions with a pH of less than 7.0 are acids. ...


  • Pump metering wastewater chemicals operationally effective and cost efficient

    Pumps are the heart of wastewater treatment systems and pump metering chemicals is critically imperative to required wastewater treatment! Different types of pumps are designed for unique wastewater treatment pump applications. Centrifugal pumps are used for general wastewater pumping. Positive Displacement pumps are used for pumping heavier solids. Chemical Metering Pumps are used for pump ...

  • An Integrated Philosophy for the Use of Technology to Attract, Develop, and Reatain Technical Talent: Perspectives of a Young Professionaly and Senior Consultants

    ABSTRACTDespite company dynamics, an integral facet to the growth of both small and international engineering consulting firms is the development of junior staff to fill future leadership roles. International consulting engineering corporations provide young professionals (YPs) in the engineering community an opportunity to participate in unique projects that have substantial capital. Therefore, ...

  • Peracetic Acid – is it an Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Chlorine?

     ABSTRACT Concerns with chlorine disinfection have led to investigation of alternative disinfectants for use in the environmental arena. Are there environmentally safe alternatives to chlorine? Is peracetic acid one among these? Peracetic acid is one among several chemicals that have been touted as a replacement in recent years. Peracetic acid is very effective in killing bacteria, ...

  • Power Plant Improves Operating Efficiency with Culligan Matrix Solutions

    Challenge A large chemical manufacture was challenged with boiler tube failures in its power plant, resulting in costly repairs and down time. The boiler tube failures were a result of the incoming water quality to the power plant. Until recently, the boiler make-up water was treated with a combination of carbon media filtration and softening. As a result less than 50% of condensate was ...


    By Culligan Water

  • Human infection with the Cryptosporidium rabbit genotype

    Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite which causes the gastrointestinal disease cryptosporidiosis. This is characterised mainly by watery diarrhoea and abdominal pain and lasting for a couple of weeks. In immunocompromised individuals, the disease can be more severe andeven fatal. Cryptosporidium oocysts are shed in the faeces of infected individuals and infection usually occurs through ...


    By TCS Biosciences Ltd

  • Wastewater Reuse and Minimisation: Weatherall Smash Repairs

     Weatherall Smash Repairs took the initiative on cleaner production because the owner and staff wanted to help the environment. They’ve been rewarded with savings that will grow as water and disposal costs continue to increase, gains in productivity, and a future marketing advantage. They may also be able to sell the water recycling system they have developed, giving a further financial ...


  • Who Says Charity has to Cost Money?

    It is a rare and delightful occurrence when altruistic motives and the quest for profit coincide in such a way that following one begets the other.  The reuse and recycling of waste water is just such a project, especially in industrial applications replacing municipal potable drinking water supplies.  When one considers the fact that more than a billion people in the world are without ...

  • Culligan application brief food & beverage - a sustainable approach from Culligan Matrix Solutions

    Challenge A major beverage plant was looking to reduce the impact of its operations on the environment while meeting the water treatment challenges at its facility. The sustainability goals of the facility included reducing water usage ond energy costs associated with its operations. Until recently, the facility was using city water in its utility process. The company was looking ...


    By Culligan Water

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