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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
Oct 20 2019
Recently, I wrote on our website about Encore Green Environmental, a Wyoming firm that pairs produced water from oil and gas companies with…
Aug 12 2019
The Wyoming firm Encore Green Environmental is pairing produced water from oil and gas companies with agriculture customers.  According to MRT,…
Aug 5 2019
The discovery of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) decades ago ushered in an entirely new and diverse family of chemicals. The strong…
Jul 10 2019
Groundwater in Australia has been contributing carbon to food webs—an interconnection of food chains in an ecological community—through surface water…
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
The interior’s expenses reached nearly $10 million.
Jul 9 2019
Location: Basel, Switzerland Size: 10,000 cu meters Infrastructure: pumps, ultrafiltration, membranes, oxidation reactors, ozone generators    In…
Jul 8 2019
Water is a natural carrier of disease-causing pathogens, including many that impact human health, such as E.coli and Giardia. Over the course of…
This dashboard report depicts a filter backwash cycle summary for a drinking water treatment plant. The municipality was concerned with improving its sand filter consistency, and advanced analytics like those shown were used to develop an efficient program to achieve that goal.
This dashboard report depicts a filter backwash cycle summary for a drinking water treatment plant. The municipality was concerned with improving its sand filter consistency, and advanced analytics like those shown were used to develop an efficient program to achieve that goal.
Jul 8 2019
In water and wastewater treatment plants and facilities, managers have a flood of data to inform their decisions. Supervisory control and data…
Carbon steel treated with 10 ppm ative FFA for one hour. Treated coupon shows a significant difference in contact angle of water droplets, signifying a hydrophobic surface.
Carbon steel treated with 10 ppm ative FFA for one hour. Treated coupon shows a significant difference in contact angle of water droplets, signifying a hydrophobic surface.
Jul 5 2019
In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of filming amines in a variety of water treatments applications. Although filming amines…
The CPI Animal Feed Oxidizer.
The CPI Animal Feed Oxidizer.
May 3 2019
You may have thought animals only eat plants, grass or some other food natural to their species. However, animals not only need protein and energy,…
The RELLIS Academic Complex in Bryan, Texas, used PE-RT for it’s hot water line installation.
The RELLIS Academic Complex in Bryan, Texas, used PE-RT for it’s hot water line installation.
May 3 2019
Like many communities, municipalities and utilities across the country, Texas A&M University used carbon steel pipe and fittings for its water…
Axine installation at customer site in California.
Axine installation at customer site in California.
May 3 2019
Every year, industrial manufacturing operations in virtually every market generate billions of gallons of wastewater contaminated with toxic, non-…
The product can be installed using the “torpedo launcher” inversion method or a pull-in and expand in place installation.
The product can be installed using the “torpedo launcher” inversion method or a pull-in and expand in place installation.
May 3 2019
Aging high pressure water and fire suppression systems require special solutions for repair and replacement. They require even more attention when…
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory)
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory).
May 3 2019
Humans have been filtering liquids for centuries. But as anyone in the water industry knows, the science of clean water is anything but static. New…
A hollow-fiber membrane in PES polymer.
A hollow-fiber membrane in PES polymer.
May 2 2019
Designers of high-performance filtration applications are increasingly specifying the engineering thermoplastic polyethersulfone (PES) for separation…
Mar 26 2019
The current world population is 7.2 billion and is projected to increase by one billion over the next 12 years, reaching 9.6 billion by 2050,…
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University
Process using activated charcoal foam to remove all traces of oil in produced water has been developed at Purdue University.
Mar 21 2019
Purdue University researchers have developed a process to remove nearly all traces of oil in produced water. According to Phys.org, the process uses…
Mar 6 2019
On a frigid December afternoon, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD) Thornton Composite Reservoir in Thornton, Ill…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints of musty-…
 New York City releases untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff every year into its waterways
New York City releases untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff every year into its waterways.
Jan 29 2019
Every year, New York City release 100 billion liters of untreated water sewage and stormwater runoff into its waterways. According to City Limits,…
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