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Jun 18 2020
Australian brewery Young Henrys is fighting climate change by incorporating algae into beer production. Since the fermentation process that occurs…
Jun 9 2020
A new garden village in County Durham, North East England will soon be getting warm water from a disused mine. South Seaham Garden Village has a…
Apr 28 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the production of ethanol plants is decreasing, so the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) they…
Apr 21 2020
Dwindling supplies of carbon dioxide from ethanol plants are sparking concern about shortages of beer, soda and seltzer water.  Ethanol, which is…
PFAS
Figure 1. PFAS removed by RO in a DPR Project
Apr 20 2020
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic fluorinated organic compounds widely used in industrial, commercial and consumer products…
Dec 13 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
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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…
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…
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