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May 4 2022
Legionnaires' disease is caused by Legionella, a common waterborne bacterium, and is manifested in humans through severe pneumonia (lung inflammation…
Jan 21 2022
The increase in population and the industrial activities are driving the demand for clean and fresh water.  The demand is also influenced by various…
Jan 18 2022
Each month, Water & Wastes Digest features five new products in the New Product Showcase department of its monthly print magazine. Below are the…
Dec 16 2021
Xylem, Inc. www.xylem.com When summer arrives in Falmouth, Massachusetts, so do the tourists. Beaches, boating, fresh seafood and other activities…
water-reuse
The WaterHub at Philip Morris USA meets Level 1 recycled water treatment standards in Virginia.
Nov 9 2021
The WaterHub at Philip Morris USA (PMUSA) is an eco-engineered wastewater reclamation and reuse system operating in Richmond, Virginia. This facility…
Sponsored
Jun 16 2021
Make data-driven decisions for better water quality. ResidualHQ(C) platform lets you automatically monitor residuals and deliver disinfectant…
Jun 16 2021
Sodium hypochlorite (SH) is a household chemical that has been widely used since the 18th century. It’s a chlorine compound and has several…
Sponsored
Jun 3 2021
The Lariana Depur wastewater treatment plant in Fino Mornasco, Italy, treats wastewater from multiple textile manufacturers in the Como region, known…
Sponsored
May 19 2021
Engineers and technicians working to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria at municipal as well as industrial water and wastewater treatment…
May 11 2021
Don’t let a tight budget limit your water quality goals. Optimize disinfectant in your distribution network with smart residual management including…
Mar 24 2021
Organic fouling of an anion-exchange resin occurs (AERs) through the adsorption of the organics on its surface, which block the diffusion of mobile…
bioreactors
The electrochemical systems can work in series as shown here.
Feb 23 2021
Disinfection is a complicated affair. Solutions often require chlorine addition, changing out ultraviolet (UV) bulbs, handling the creation of ozone…
UV technology
Ultraviolet LEDs can be as small as the width of a blade of grass and still produce the correct frequency of light to disinfect water.
Feb 23 2021
Ultraviolet (UV) light technology for disinfection has seen a massive surge of interest in 2020. The evidence that UV can be deployed for air and…
Feb 23 2021
They say scent is the sense with the strongest ties to memory. The smell of chlorine reminds me of swimming lessons at the YMCA. I remember the taste…
Dec 29 2020
The Tai Po Water Treatment Works sought to reduce its chemical costs by generating chlorine on-site. The water treatment works had to decommission…
Sponsored
Dec 29 2020
Nestled in southeast Tennessee east of Knoxville along the Pigeon River, Newport is home to 7,000 people and Stokely-Van Camp’s (ConAgra) food…
Dec 23 2020
Evoqua Water Technologies announced it has acquired the industrial water business of privately-held Ultrapure & Industrial Services, LLC.…
Oct 2 2020
WEFTEC Connect is a five-day virtual event from Oct. 5 to 9 hosted by the Water Environment Federation with educational and technical sessions for…
Aerial view of the DEBWTP.
Aerial view of the DEBWTP.
Sponsored
Aug 7 2020
In February 2010, the Dempsey E. Benton Water Treatment Plant (DEBWTP) added 16 million gallons per day (MGD) of capacity to the water utility…
Sponsored
Aug 7 2020
Summerville, GA, a small city in the northwestern part of the state and the county seat of Chattanooga County, built their 2-MGD wastewater treatment…
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