Water Regulations Articles

  • CO2 degasification air stripping tower design - Case study

    Background - Water Chemistry Controls the Design A common method to adjust pH of water - typically well water intended for potable use - is to pass the water through a packed tower. Such towers intended to degas the water was also commonly called 'air strippers'. This is because the water is passed down over a bed of 'packing1 as air is blown into the bottom of the tower to pass up and out ...


    By Raschig USA Inc.

  • Stevens enhances groundwater remediation effectiveness - Case Study

    The Stevens HydraProbe is now being used to monitor the progress of a new groundwater pollution clean up method called phytoremediation. Phytoremediation is the method by ...

  • UNIPER Maasvlakte power plants - Case study

    Project Facts The UNIPER power plant, Maasvlakte (MPP3) is located adjacent to Rotterdam harbour on the North Sea coast and has a capacity of 1100 MW netto. The Power Plant utilises seawater for cooling of the condenser during the energy generating process. The seawater is extracted from the Europahaven and discharges the warmed seawater into an exhaust basin that flows out through the joint ...

  • Summer Camp Experience - The Minnesota onsite association installs technology to bring wastewater treatment at a Girl Scout camp into the 21st century

    After several weeks of preparation by James Brothers Construction, six advanced treatment systems were installed on June 22 and 23 at the Singing Hills Girl Scout Camp near Elysian, Minn., during the Minnesota Onsite Wastewater Association (MOWA) 2007 summer seminar. The event was an opportunity for onsite professionals to get hands-on training and experience installing new technologies while ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • New Nitrate monitor lowers costs

    Responding to global demand for improved monitoring of nitrate in freshwater, OTT HydroMet has launched a new optical nitrate sensor, the OTT ecoN. “This is fantastic news for scientists, catchment managers, water companies, regulators and environmental consultants,” says Ronan O'Maitiu, Global Product Manager for the OTT ecoN. “In the past, customers have been caught between ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Comparing Performance of Dissolved Oxygen Probes and Examining Payback of the RDO PRO Probe Used to Monitor Aeration Basins

    Introduction Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs) can use reliable dissolved oxygen (DO) data to improve operations, especially with continuous DO monitoring and realtime data acquisition. When DO probes and controllers are connected to blower controls through a SCADA system, the Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) or WWTP will be able to: Optimize sewage treatment ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • River conservation is ‘blind’ without high-resolution monitoring

    Scientists from the University of Portsmouth have been investigating nutrient concentrations in the Upper River Itchen, in Hampshire, UK, on behalf of Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) to better understand where phosphorus is coming from and how it is impacting river ecology. The work has been ongoing for over three years and Lauren Mattingley, Science Officer for S&TC says: ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • This Machine Can Make Gallons of Fresh Drinking Water Right Out of Thin Air

    (CNN)Machines designed by a California-based team can produce, in some cases, up to 300 gallons of fresh drinking water a day by pulling it straight from the air. And the team just won a $1.5 million prize for it. ...


    By Island Sky Corporation

  • The Power of Reclaimed Water

    Power generation need not be another source of strain on diminishing freshwater resources. Well-established water reclamation technologies are enabling producers to conserve resources and money. Meeting the needs of a planetary population expected to surpass eight billion people by 2025 is requiring more output from fewer resources. In the case of dwindling supplies of ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Is Whole House Reverse Osmosis Right for You?

    The article will aim to help assist you in the understanding of determining the water processing equipment you may need while also providing clarification on some of the small details within determining the correct equipment and chemicals to use within your house or place of business. To first begin we can discuss why water processing is so important. I don’t have to tell you the importance ...


    By WECO Filters

  • Containerized Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant - Case study

    Desalinating brackish groundwater eased water shortage in Cyprus city Fluence addressed an increasingly severe water shortage in the city of Limassol in Cyprus by building a containerized brackish water reverse osmosis desalination plant that produces 10,000 L/d of high-quality purified drinking water, which complies with ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Seawater Desalination to Supply Flue Gas Desulfurization System - Case study

    Desalinated water supply helps plant meet strict environmental regulations ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Ultrapure Water for Utility - Case study

    Membrane technologies in containerized units allowed for quick installation in a small footprint ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Sustainable Caribbean Wastewater Strategy – St. Lucia Case Study

    Island Water Technologies Inc. (IWT) was contracted by the Canaries Community Improvement Foundation (Canaries, St. Lucia) to undertake a wastewater feasibility report which was financed through the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Program (SGP) under the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The scope of the project involved working with community representatives, to determine ...

  • Forests Serve as Freshwater Infrastructure

    Restoring watershed headwaters is examined as a water storage strategy A global realization is dawning about the pressing need for more freshwater storage infrastructure to support growing populations in our time of climate change. Faced with the astronomical costs of constructing such infrastructure, however, water management is beginning to look at existing natural features that can ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Wastewater Monitoring Equipment for An Airport Group

    CAS DataLoggers recently provided the wastewater monitoring solution for a major airport group based in the UK whose fluid run-off threatened to endanger the aquatic ecosystem near the airports. The commercial airline needed an online device capable of monitoring toxic discharges into local rivers. The airline routinely sprayed de-icer and anti-icer solution onto their aircraft before taking off ...


    By CAS DataLoggers

  • Monitoring Hydrocarbons in Wastewater - Case Study

    The Situation A wastewater treatment company operated an oil/water separation facility on a multi-acre industrial site in Northern California. Its purpose was to recycle oil products for profit while at the same time providing a wastewater treatment service for industries based in Northern California. The oily water mixes processed by the company were obtained from ...

  • 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

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