Drinking Water Storage Articles

  • Potable tank THM reduction - Case study

    Topics: potable, THM reduction, TTHM, chlorine, stratification/water age ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Tank Ice and Tank Damage

    For those of us who live in “cold country" where winter temperatures consistently drop below freezing, ice in your potable water storage tanks is an ever-present threat. Serious tank damage and serious repair costs can occur if tank ice is not addressed. "Raise The Roof" Consider this example of how quickly ice build-up can cause major problems for a potable water tank. Ice ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Chlorine Residuals In A Newly Mixed Potable Water Storage Tank

    Active mixing is one of the best, most sure-fire methods to maintain water quality in your potable water storage tanks. The following are some key concepts to understand when it comes to newly introduced active mixing and the chlorine residual in your already-in-use tanks.  The Unmixed Tank Condition Without an active mixer in the tank, water quality is dependent on ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Avoid Hurricane Tragedies by Storing Potable Water

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria more than half of Puerto Ricans lacked access to potable water. Since Puerto Rico is an island, supplies couldn’t simply be shipped over land. With ports and airfields damaged, supplies were slow to reach those in need. When Hurricane Irma hit Florida and Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas, many people and organizations also found themselves scrambling ...


    By ModuTank Inc.

  • Potable tank mixing - Case study

    Topics: Middle East, potable, mixing, stratification, water age ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Potable water district - Case study

    Topics: Potable, stratification/waterage, short-circuiting, chlorine, treatment savings, economic savings ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Prevent Ice Damage In Potable Water Storage Tanks

    It never fails… The battle of Summer and Fall happens every year right on or around Labor Day weekend in North Dakota. And most times, Fall wins in quick fashion. Moving toward October, the brisk shiver of cooler temperatures serve as an all too familiar reminder that it won’t be too long before the long prairie winter sets in. ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Potable tank THM reduction - Case study

    Overview: This tank is a concrete cylindrical potable water storage tank that serves the area's distribution system. The tank is 130 ft. diameter x 22 ft. high, with a capacity of 2.0 million gallons (MG). The maximum inflow rate is 6.3 million gallons per day (MGD). The tank receives water from a reservoir, which is treated at a water treatment plant. This plant is a direct filtration surface ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Leaching of bisphenol A and F from new and old epoxy coatings: laboratory and field studies

    Laboratory tests were carried out with three types of new epoxy resins to assess the release of bisphenol A and F (BPA and BPF) and potential halogenated phenolic by-products. Tests were carried out over a duration of 6 months in the presence and absence of disinfectants (chlorine and chlorine dioxide) at realistic doses and contact times. None of the three systems exhibited Fickian-type ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water layering and full-depth mixing

    How water layering affects tank water quality— and why full-depth mixing is one solution. ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Cone Bottom Tanks Prove Popular For Vegetable Oil Suppliers

    Enduramaxx has recently supplied 2 x 17,000 Litre Cone Tanks for storage of vegetable oil for a client based in Essex. The cone bottomed cone tanks have been manufactured in food-grade polymer. Both of the cone tanks have been constructed with steel cone bottom frames with central outlet. Many clients are looking at these cone ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Valuing Global Valves

    Control valve solves flow control & pressure challenges Donnacona, Quebec, Canada, is an industrial town just west of Quebec City. The town’s water treatment plant was built in 1969 and has since undergone three major retrofits: new high-pressure pumps and an electrical upgrade in 1995; a filter bottoms change in 2000; and a river water intake upgrade in 2005. The plant includes ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

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