Disinfection

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Feb 21 2019
Even the best-designed and most regularly maintained systems eventually reach the end of their lives. From worn components to growing demands that…
Feb 4 2019
Throughout history, one of society’s core responsibilities has been to provide clean, running water. In the ancient world, Rome was the most…
Feb 4 2019
The chief operator for a 6-million-gal-per-day (mgd) surface water treatment plant reported enhanced safety regarding chlorine gas for disinfection…
Residents of Adrian, Mich., say they have been complaining to the city for months about the taste and smell of the water
Residents of Adrian, Mich., say they have been complaining to the city for months about the taste and smell of the water.
Jan 15 2019
Residents of Adrian, Mich., are raising concerns about their drinking water. According to Michigan Radio, residents say they have been complaining to…
Jan 9 2019
In the past decade, promulgation of the U.S. EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule has caused many water utilities and…
Ensuring a pump can purge  off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Ensuring a pump can purge off-gassing with an air vent can help with sodium hypochlorite handling applications.
Jan 7 2019
The use of sodium hypochlorite is common in many industrial applications. Its uses includes bleaching, cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing and water…
Jan 1 2019
The ResidualHQ disinfectant control system is a continuous residual monitoring and disinfectant delivery platform for both chlorine and chloramine…
Dec 4 2018
American Canyon is a city of 20,000 located in Napa County, Calif. Its water reclamation facility (WRF) was commissioned in 2001 as one of the first…
Sludge spilled out from a wastewater treatment plant and into Christie Creek overnight in South Australia
Sludge spilled out from a wastewater treatment plant and into Christie Creek overnight in South Australia.
Nov 15 2018
A section of Christies Beach in South Australia has been closed following a break-in at a wastewater treatment plant that caused a sludge overflow.…
State of South Carolina approved substance use in drinking water, even though it was not approved by EPA
State of South Carolina approved substance use in drinking water, even though it was not approved by EPA.
Nov 14 2018
In Denmark, S.C., some residents have been suspicious of the water coming from their taps. According to WTVR-TV, they have been collecting samples…
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 was developed in 2014 to address the nature of pathogen and infectious diseases
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 was developed in 2014 to address the nature of pathogen and infectious diseases.
Nov 13 2018
The ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 (Professional Qualifications Standard for Infection Control Risk Assessment for All Building Systems) has been…
Nov 2 2018
North Central Colorado’s Larimer and Weld counties are home to not only sprawling national forests and scenic mountain vistas, but a number of fast-…
Aug 26 2018
The Capital Controls MicroChem3 is a multi-parameter water analysis system offering both chlorine measurement and control in one versatile instrument…
Tissue company suffers industrial wastewater leak
Tissue company suffers industrial wastewater leak.
Aug 15 2018
On Aug. 10, 2018, St. Croix Tissue Inc. in Baileyville, Maine, released more than a half million gal of partially treated industrial wastewater…
Jul 26 2018
North Ridgeville is a warm, neighborly and growing city of 32,483 located in Lorain County in Northeast Ohio. It was founded in 1810 and incorporated…
Nov 20 2017
The PAX Residual Control System (RCS) is a smart and automated disinfectant boosting system for water storage tanks and key locations in the water…
Oct 13 2017
Puerto Ricans have started using unsafe sources for drinking water. More than three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, bottled water and…
Sep 19 2017
Local wastewater treatment has affected Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Due to upgrades and construction, the city’s water and sewer utility has…
Jul 27 2017
Xylem, a global water technology company, has secured a contract to supply its Wedeco LBX Series UV disinfection system to heighten protection…
Jul 11 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a suite of materials states and communities can use to protect public health during …
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