Water Testing Articles

  • What is the best way to do trace metal sampling?

    All samplers contaminate or distort in some way. • Plastics may leach metals from ultraviolet inhibitors, metal-organic plasticizers, (rarely) metal catalysts. • Teflon has a rough porous surface into which ions, fine charged particles, and very fine particles may become attached. Errors may occur in your first sample due to these trapped trace elements. • ...

  • Mass flow sensing improves leak test efficiency

    Mass flow meters reduce risk of measurement error and provide a reliable, quantitative measurement of product quality and production process control. In the leak testing application, mass flow meters offer advantages unmatched by other instruments. Today, leak testing must be not only precise, accurate and irrefutable, but also easy-to-use, fast and efficient. With mass flow sensing, dry air ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • 4 Benefits of Electrocoagulation for Arsenic Removal from Water

    In water and wastewater treatment, arsenic is classfied as a heavy metal. It is well known for its toxicity and it can cause numerous health problems in humans if consumed at high enough doses. Arsenic can affect the skin, liver, kidneys, bladder, and prostate as well as the nervous, respiratory, cardiovascular, immune, and endocrine systems. Due to the many health risks associated with arsenic, ...

  • Case study: MODEL: EWB3.1690 - WATER COOLED LIQUID CHILLER FOR ENGINE TESTING

    Project Requirements Cooling Request: 552 kW Inlet/Outlet Evaporator Fluid Temperatures: -15/-20°C Condenser Water Temperature In/Out: 30 / 35°C Refrigerant: R449A Number of unit: 2 Destination: Romania Process Fluid: 45% ethylene ...


    By Hitema International

  • The Long Island Lie: Emerging Contaminants Tainting Drinking Water and the Company with a Solution

    When Grumman partnered with the U.S. Navy to establish a manufacturing, research and testing facility in Bethpage, N.Y. nobody would have anticipated the challenges that would plague the greater Long Island community some eighty-years later. Established on a sprawling 600-acre plot in the late 1930s, the facility aided in providing the United States military with means to defend the freedom of ...

  • Military Sealift Command—Saving Time on Oil AnalysisMilitary sealift command—Saving time on oil analysis

    Military Sealift Command (MSC) has responsibility for up to 120 active and reserve civiliancrewed ships that replenish U.S. Navy ships, provide service support, conduct special missions, strategically preposition combat cargo at sea around the world, and move military equipment and supplies to deployed U.S. forces. In addition to the command’s active ships, MSC gains operational ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Why do I need to activate my safety showers and eye/face washes weekly?

    Weekly activation of your emergency safety showers and eye/face wash units is paramount to ensure that all emergency equipment is operating properly. This process is stated as a requirement in European and International standards (EN15154 and ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014)Not only will performing this test give you peace of mind that your emergency equipment is in full working order, but it will also ...

  • Sensaguard Online Water Monitoring - Case Study

    Clean water is an increasingly scarce, essential resource nowadays and the demand for it is growing continuously. Though drinking water is checked regularly, the analysis is limited to the water quality at the time of analysis and the specific substances being tested for. Moreover, the threats of contamination and contaminated sites are growing steadily as more and more unknown and new ...


    By Sensatec GmbH

  • Wichita ASR Project, KS – Bromate Control Case Study

    The City of Wichita’s Aquifer Storage Recovery (ASR) Project involves seasonal operation of a UF/disinfection plant to treat storm water from the Little Arkansas River for groundwater recharge. Constituents of concern included atrazine, viruses, turbidity, total organic carbon (TOC), and bromate. Each of these constituents had a potential significant impact on possible treatment ...


    By APTwater LLC

  • LED Powered Advanced Oxidation System for Lab test Water Case Study

    APPLICATION NOTE: LABORATORY WASTE WATER TREATMENT. TEAM: PURALYTICS. Every day, analytical, medical, bioscience, and research laboratories create wastewater that needs to be treated before it can be disposed of. Puralytics has developed an effective water treatment system which can reduce hazardous contaminants from laboratory ...


    By Puralytics

  • Welcome to PlugCo

    Welcome to PlugCo – a division of the ArgeSim Group – and the largest, most experienced supplier of high-quality infrastructure testing equipment in Turkey. From its headquarters in Corum,  PlugCo designs, manufactures and ensures on-time delivery of pipe testing equipment from its extensive line of products that includes:·         Flexible multi-size ...


    By PLUGCO

  • UK/Newmarket: Enabling Smart Infrastructure - Case Study

    Introduction Anglian Water has set itself a goal to become more innovative and deliver superior service to its customers. It is building a "vision of what its future water company ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Reclaiming water to Maintain future economic growth - Case study

    The Challenge How do you provide a consistent, high quality supply of water when you have a large volume ethanol distiller located in your backyard? The city of Fargo, ND came up with the perfect solution: reclaim water through the municipal wastewater treatment plant! ...

  • On-site determination of the radon concentration in water: sampling & on-line methods

    Radon in the water dissolves and escapes into the air during household water use, especially when it is heated. An easy-to-handle experimental set up forthe on-site determination of the Radon concentration in water samples has been developed and tested. In contrast to laboratory techniques for Radon-in-water determination such as liquid scintillation counting orgamma-ray spectroscopy, the ...


    By Bertin Instruments SAS

  • Application of ferrates for Arsenic removal from groundwater

    Ferrates are a general name for compounds of iron in a high oxidation state - Fe(IV), Fe(V) and Fe(VI), which show highly oxidizing effects and form non-toxic ferrous oxides and oxohydroxides that can act as coagulants. Laboratory tests have confirmed an interesting application potential for these compounds in the area of water treatment technologies. In 2014 an affordable technology for ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Complex city structure in Taipei - 13 leakages detected - Taipei, Taiwan - Case Study

    In 2014, Leif Koch, DHI, and Ramböll partnered with the Taipei Office of the Trade Council of Denmark and the Taiwan Water Corporation for a pilot project to reduce water loss in Taiwan. These organizations sent a team of leakage engineers and operators to work at a test site on Chijin Island. ...


    By Leif Koch A/S

  • PLUGCO

    Welcome to PlugCo – a division of the ArgeSim Group – and the largest, most experienced supplier of high-quality infrastructure testing equipment in Turkey. From its headquarters in Corum,  PlugCo designs, manufactures and ensures on-time delivery of pipe testing equipment from its extensive line of products that includes:·         Flexible multi-size ...


    By PLUGCO

  • THM Removal in a 750,000 gallon tank - Case study

    >60% reduction in TTHMs achieved. Topics: trihalomethane reduction, spray aeration System Overview: This municipality purchases water from a neighboring community. Disinfectant Type: Chlorine Tank / Reservoir Build Information: Name: East Tank Volume: 750,000 gallons ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Ireland - Case Study

    Harvesting of healthy adult salmon from the Cork, Ireland site demonstrated that the technical innovation from Niri produces superior results Harvesting of healthy adult salmon from the Cork, Ireland site demonstrated that the technical innovation from Niri produces superior results. The test facility was located near Cork in the Southwest of Ireland. It was constructed in 2010 by Niri ...


    By Niri AS

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