The case for substituting ion exchange resins with speciality activated alumina.
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Ultrapure Water for Utility - Case study
Membrane technologies in containerized units allowed for quick installation in a small footprint BackgroundWhen the Israel Electric Company (I EC) decided to convert some of its inland open-cycle turbines to combined-cycle, gas-fired power generators, it needed a high-quality source of ultra pure water (UPW)touseas makeup water for its heat-recovery steam generator (H RSC) and for NOx emission reduction. After being selected through an international tender process. Fluence successfully designed, manufactured,...
Water Use in the Mining Industry
Freshwater resources are protected as industry begins to put emphasis on sustainability The mining industry has a great impact on water resources, both depleting water supplies with high usage and polluting them with discharges or seepage from tailings or waste rock impoundments. To put the scale of industry in perspective, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), 4 billion gallons of water were withdrawn for mining operations in the U.S. in 2015, up 1% from 2010. This accounted for 1% of...
Pulp and Paper Industry Facing Water Issues
Water-reuse and waste-to-energy technologies can lessen environmental impact The pulp and paper (P&P) industry is one of the largest users of water in the industrial economy of the United States. It requires an average of 54 m3 of water to produce a metric ton of pulp or paper, and almost all phases of manufacturing require water. On the downstream side, P&P mills also create difficult-to-manage wastewater and sludge, causing environmental issues and challenges for wastewater treatment and sludge...
American Water Works Association NJ meeting takes place in Atlantic City
As the fourth Nor`easter of March blew into New Jersey, hundreds of professionals in the water industry made their way to Atlantic City for the 83rd Annual Conference of the NJ chapter of the AWWA. Speakers and poster authors were set to discuss topics such as PFAS, new and advanced water technologies, updated regulations, and case studies. But due to the inclimate weather, a couple of sessions were forced to reschedule or cancel altogther. For those who chose to brave the storm, howerver, the Borgata Casino and...
Purofine PFA694E is a hot topic at the Emerging Contaminants Summit
The Emerging Contaminants Summit held in Westminster, Colorado is an environmental workshop that comprehensively addresses mitigating emerging contaminants across all environmental systems including surface water, groundwater, drinking water, wastewater, recycled water, soils and sediments. One of the big topics this year was the removal of PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances) from contaminated groundwater. The U.S. EPA through a Health Advisory notice has set a total combined limit for PFAS and PFOA...