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Feb 25 2020
On the surface, it might seem that knowing when to replace the membrane elements in a reverse osmosis (RO) system would be simple. In attempting to…
Feb 25 2020
For municipal water authorities, pre-filtration of water is critical to protect and extend the life of membrane systems, as well as increase…
Jan 6 2020
Starting in 2023, operators of large sewage treatment plants will have to submit a plan for recovering phosphorus, according to Phys.org. Though…
MFG Chemical plants win award
MFG Chemical plants win award.
Aug 23 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…
Figure 1: The six goals of the one water approach. Stakeholders—whether public or private—must keep these six goals in mind when addressing issues of water that affect them and the communities in which they are located.
Figure 1: The six goals of the one water approach. Stakeholders—whether public or private—must keep these six goals in mind when addressing issues of water that affect them and the communities in which they are located.
Aug 5 2019
Engineers and operators know all too well that water is the defining issue of our time. The 21st century is unfolding an unparalleled, complex set of…
Jul 5 2019
Today’s manufacturers should be aware of the problems and penalties associated with discharging industrial wastewaters into sewage treatment systems…
A margarine manufacturer was using a large amount of water during its manufacturing process, which increased costs.
A margarine manufacturer was using a large amount of water during its manufacturing process, which increased costs.
Jun 4 2019
Electrically powered automobiles– among other electrically capable machines–have been trending over the past decade to combat air pollution and help…
Jun 3 2019
The Basin Creek Reservoir in Butte, Mont., served its community with water from both sides of the Continental Divide for nearly 100 years. In 2010, a…
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…
Nuvoda earns prize
Nuvoda earns prize for Environmental Engineering & Science.
May 3 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…
May 2 2019
It is being increasingly recognized that wastewater, rather than just being a waste product, can be a valuable resource. Not only does recovering and…
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…
Image credit: stock.adobe.com / agephotography
Image credit: stock.adobe.com / agephotography.
May 1 2019
With each year, we hear more about the “Silver Tsunami” of impending retirements and the need to refill positions with young, talented and driven…
Apr 22 2019
The city of Healdsburg, Calif., Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of the picturesque Sonoma…
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer
Newport MUD selects LAN as district engineer.
Apr 12 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…
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater.
Apr 9 2019
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia has opened a pilot plant at Banyo to study technology for removing salts from bore water,…
De Nora acquires Neptune Enterprises, LLC, forming De Nora Neptune, LLC
De Nora acquires Neptune Enterprises, LLC, forming De Nora Neptune, LLC.
Apr 5 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…
The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification demonstration tests PFRO for wastewater reuse.
The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification demonstration tests PFRO for wastewater reuse.
Apr 2 2019
The future of water is quite daunting. Based on current consumption rates, in just six years, two-thirds of the world’s population may face water…
Mar 26 2019
The TITAN MBR Membrane Bioreactor treatment system delivers the industry’s best operator experience with the greatest ease of O&M, smart…
 A plant in Singapore will allow a semiconductor company to reduce liquid waste by more than 90%
A plant in Singapore will allow a semiconductor company to reduce liquid waste by more than 90%.
Mar 14 2019
In Singapore, researchers are planning to build a pilot membrane filtration plant to treat industrial wastewater. According to The Chemical Engineer…
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