Membrane Technology


Desalitech, a reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment company, has announced the sale of a one million gpd ReFlex reverse osmosis system to Pall Corp. The Desalitech system adds... more
Desalitech, a provider of high efficiency water treatment solutions, announced that Dr. Rafael Simon will serve on the company’s advisory board. In this role, Simon... more
In February 2014, the small island of Gulhi welcomed a membrane distillation plant, which uses membrane distillation technology that enables desalination of water for the 1,... more
Genesys Intl. has selected Water Planet, Inc., a global supplier of membrane-based water treatment solutions, as the U.S. distributor for its line of reverse osmosis membrane... more
Woodstock is a city in northern Georgia’s Cherokee County and is a part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Rubes Creek Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) in Woodstock, with... more
Balancing competitive capital costs for a new desalination plant with features that will ensure longevity and reliability of operations, as well as optimized energy... more
An Indian reservation in the Sierra Nevada mountain region in Cali­for­nia was experiencing septic system failure that posed severe environmental and health risks for the... more
The surface of ultrafiltration (UF) membranes is subject to the build up (fouling) of foreign materials present in feed water, such as suspended solids, colloids, organics... more
A remote Caribbean island resort owned by a global corporation faced myriad challenges related to its existing sequencing batch reactor (SBR). It needed a new solution for... more
Mixed-use developments and small communities are taking advantage of sensible phasing with Ovivo microBLOX for both interim and permanent solutions to keep initial capital... more
In 2003, the City of Butler, Mo., placed its new water treatment facility into service, producing drinking water from a surface water impoundment. The 3-mgd plant serves the... more
Ultrafiltration (UF) is commonly used as a pretreatment to reverse osmosis (RO) to ensure consistent and efficient operation. As Shandong Hongxin Chemicals Co. Ltd in China... more
In 2006, Arbiogaz from Istanbul, Turkeym received the order to upgrade an existing wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The system consisted of a two-stage membrane system... more
Applied Membranes Inc. manufactures a range of containerized membrane systems, from 40-ft insulated ISO containerized plug-and-play water treatment systems to portable trailer-mounted solar-powered... more
  • Applied Membranes Inc. manufactures a range of containerized membrane systems, from 40-ft insulated ISO containerized plug-and-play water treatment systems to portable trailer-mounted solar-powered... more
  • Ovivo’s microBLOX MBRs are fully functional wastewater treatment package systems that offer low CAPEX/OPEX costs. They are complete, ready-to-operate wastewater treatment MBR systems that feature a... more
  • GWT Series commercial/industrial RO systems are custom built, utilizing advanced technologies, including DLP Series nanofiber filtration. The series features simple, safe handling and advanced... more
  • The TETRA DeepBed and Denite advanced wastewater filtration systems produce effluent that is safe and cost-effective. The DeepBed is a granular filter for removal of total suspended solids (TSS)... more
  • The 8x20 SS provides simultaneous O2 and CO2 removal, which benefits any process where oxygen can negatively impact the end product. Liqui-Cel systems are closed systems that do not introduce... more
  • Liqui-Cel membrane contactors have been used for more than 20 years to remove gases from liquids. It can achieve O2 removal to 1 ppb and CO2 removal to 1 ppm with minimal to no chemical usage. In the... more
  • Many plants are now using Liqui-Cel contactors for the deoxygenation of their boiler makeup and feed water. Boiler feed water deaeration extends boiler and piping life by preventing corrosion of... more
  • AXEON X2 reverse osmosis systems are engineered to produce high purity water by reducing dissolved minerals, bacteria and organic impurities with product water outputs from 57,600 to 468,000 gpd. The... more
  • Koch Membrane Systems’ PURON PLUS MBR skid-mounted packaged plant provides a full scope of supply. The pre-engineered plants are designed to minimize engineering efforts while addressing the unique... more
  • Koch Membrane Systems’ TARGA II hollow fiber ultrafiltration systems are available for drinking water, seawater RO pretreatment, industrial water treatment, and tertiary wastewater treatment. TARGA... more
Membrane Technology February 2013
CST often receives inquiries and recommendations about the use of cathodic protection to prevent tank corrosion. Cathodic protection is and can be... more
Energy is the single highest operating cost in a wastewater treatment plant, with energy to operate blowers for aeration being the single highest... more
Premature deterioration of reinforced concrete structures has become a worldwide problem due to its excessive cost effect, environmental impact and... more
Many municipal water treatment plants utilize ozone treatment systems to produce clean water for residential and industrial users. While all the... more
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour Webinar Overview FRP pipe has been around for decades,... more
Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Participants earn one Professional Development Hour. Webinar Overview Recent news, such as the... more
Heartbeat technology from Endress+Hauser consists of three components: diagnostics, onboard verification and continuous self-monitoring. Diagnostic functions, which are... more
Corrosion in water distribution systems can impact consumers’ health, costs and the aesthetics of finished water. Older systems may include lead-based solders that must be... more
Abanaki Corp. is taking orders for its latest coolant maintenance product, the Oil Boss. Dirty coolant can generate smoke, a sulfur stench and bacteria that can cause illness... more
The Model ST100L air/gas inline thermal mass flowmeter with Vortab flow conditioner from Fluid Components Intl. (FCI) provides accurate flow measurement without the long... more

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