Water & Wastewater Articles

  • Combatting bacteria growth in emergency tank showers

    Emergency safety showers and eye wash stations are essential for sites where workers could come into contact with hazardous chemicals. In some environments providing this life saving equipment can be challenging, for instance a consistent supply of potable water cannot be guaranteed, or a tepid temperature can be difficult to maintain due to extreme ambient temperatures. ...

  • Determine What Water Treatment Equipment is Best for You

    Why do I need a water treatment specialist? Wont some equipment from the store work just fine? When it comes to water treatment there is no turnkey solution that works for all water sources. The water that is supplied changes throughout the planet while also changing with the seasons. So there may be a setup in New York that works really well on their water source but it might not work ...


    By WECO Filters

  • Polaris Scientific UV Series Now UVA Series ; Product Line Modification Bulletin

    Polaris Scientific is proud to announce that our UV Series line of sterilization systems is now in the process of being replaced by our new UVA Series line which has the added benet of Polaris Scientics New Patented 4 Pin Germicidal Lamp design. The new patented staggered 4 Pin design will be exclusive to Polaris UV customers and will not be available elsewhere. This new lamp pin configuration ...


    By WECO Filters

  • Development of on-line and field dual TD GC – MS for automatic VOC monitoring on petrochemical sites

    Ambient air is polluted by many semi-Volatile and Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOCs and VOCs) coming from anthropogenic and natural sources. VOCs from PAMS, TO14 and TO15 lists can be measured in many ranges of concentration, from pg/m3 up to mg/m3 depending on the location of the measurements. Due to the large number of molecules, the complete separation of all compounds is difficult to perform ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • 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

  • High frequency monitoring needed to protect UK rivers - Case Study

    The science behind nutrient pollution in rivers is still poorly understood despite the fact that nitrate and phosphate concentrations in the UK’s rivers are mostly unacceptable, although an element of uncertainty exists about what an acceptable level actually is. Key to improving our understanding of the sources and impacts of nutrient pollution is high-resolution monitoring across a broad ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Water Filter and Softener Installation Services in Southern California

    While many WECO water filtration systems can be installed with simple plumbing tools, we realize not everyone has the time or skills to tackle home or commercial plumbing projects. We’ve made installation of your WECO water filtration system as easy as a phone call. WECO has partnered with Grand Water to install and maintain your water filtration system. How many times have you heard ...


    By WECO Filters

  • Facts about Fluoride in Water

    Previously, the only route of exposure to fluoride was by drinking water or food that contained natural sources of fluoride. Currently, exposure to fluoride comes from more sources including fluoridated dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash, as well as the addition of fluoride to drinking water, for reducing tooth decay. Some bottled water products (such as spring water) can contain ...


    By WECO Filters

  • The Climate Change threat: How businesses can help curb global warming

    The world must take 'unprecedented' action to limit the devastating impact of global warming. That's the urgent warning from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its UN-backed report (released on 8 October 2018). The report, which draws on more than 6,000 research papers, explains the calamitous consequences of failing to cap global warming temperature rises at 1.5 deg C above ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • 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.

  • Applications of Tray Pads in Rolling Mills and the Secondary Aluminum Industry

    Due to the rapid growth in the use of aluminum by automobile manufacturers, there have been an increased supply demands for aluminum rolling mills. The aluminum industry is buoyant as manufacturers take advantage of the materials strength and lightness in preference to steel. A good example is Ford committing to aluminum for the F-150 pick-up truck. Ford Motor made a bold gamble in 2015 with a ...


    By Mid-Mountain Materials Inc.

  • Phosphorus from Sewage Sludge Ashes - Case Study

    Phosphorus recovery from phosphorus-rich asses of SNB and HVC Sewage water in the Netherlands contains approximately 12 million kg of phosphorus of which 85% ends up in sewage sludge. When sewage sludge is  burned in a mono-sludge combustor, such as at HVC and SNB, most of the phosphorus ends up in the fly ash. Fly ash contains up to 27% phosphorus. ...


    By Nutrient Platform

  • Phosphate recovery at Schiphol - Case Study

    Sustainable Airport Cities Schiphol's water cycle is comparable to that of a small city. The location therefore provides a good context for a pilot project with the sustainable recovery and reuse of phosphate. Removal of phosphate from wastewater from the airport and the aircraft will ...


    By Nutrient Platform

  • Nitrogen Recovery from Sewage Sludge - Case Study

    Ammonium Sulphate from process air The air with which the compost from sludge processor GMB BioEnergie is aerated in the biological drying tunnels contains a lot of ammonia. The emission of this ammonia-rich air led to odor complaints in the past. Now we see this air as a source of nutrients. We pass the air through an air scrubber with sulfuric acid. This sulfuric acid binds the ammoniacal ...


    By Nutrient Platform

  • Recycled fertilizer from Struvite and Ashes - Case Study

    Fertilizers based on sewage sludge ash, bone meal ash and struvite The goal of ICL Fertilizers is to replace the use of limited phosphate rock from mines with phosphate from ashes of sewage sludge, meat and bone meal, wood and ...


    By Nutrient Platform

  • Soggia - 4FR - Borehole pumps

    Series of submersible pumps 4 "newly developed, designed and built for maximum resistance against sand (up to 250 g / m³) and other impurities. Materials certified for use in drinking water that allow the pump to run dry without even deteriorate. The supports are made of steel AISI 304, obtained with casting process, ensure extreme robustness and reliability to the product. The new design of the ...


    By Soggia Water Pumps

  • Georgia Power saves time and money while assuring compliance - Case Study

    The Enviance System, available on demand from any location with Internet access, is used by 90 transmission and distribution centers Georgia Power, the largest of Southern Company’s five electric utilities, has been providing ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Enviance provides the solution that consolidates thousands of Title V requirements - Case Study

    The Enviance System allowed Valero Refining Company-California to continually track compliance, consolidate requirements, and tie those requirements back to citations. Valero Refining Company - California has numerous obligations: ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • FirstEnergy Corp achieves 100% of environmental reporting deadlines using Enviance - Case Study

    Enviance Enables Energy Company to Effectively Manage Compliance Obligations, Maintain Institutional Knowledge and Ensure Regulatory Responsibilities Aren’t Forgotten The Challenge ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Nutrients and Green Energy from Rotterdam`s Wastewater - Case Study

    Rotterdam Innovative Nutrients, Energy and Water Management (RINEW) In the area outside the city of Rotterdam, Evides Waterbedrijf, in collaboration with the Municipality of Rotterdam and the Hollandse Delta Water Board and the Delfland Water Board, is working on innovative and sustainable closed loop closure of (waste) water through the recovery of nutrients and energy. ...


    By Nutrient Platform

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