Jul 23, 2018

iWWD July/August 2018

With environmental concerns only gaining more real estate in the public’s mind, it will be interesting to watch the more highly-scrutinized push and pull of industries and their byproducts with state and federal environmental regulations. This jockeying…
The growth of upstream activities in the Permian Basin and throughout the Middle East has increased demand at refineries and petrochemical plants, which are two of the largest water users on the planet.  Every 50,000 barrels of oil refined generates 1…
The paint and pigment industry is a large consumer of process and wash water to be used in various water-based paint pigment products. The water usage for this industry is estimated at 75 to 85 million gal per day, with the majority of this water coming…
Self-cleaning filters save time and money that is spent every day in the labor of cleaning and replacing irrigation heads, drippers, sprinklers, screens, bags and sand media tanks. Rinsing takes as few as 5 seconds, using as little as 4 gal of rinse…
Every day in the U.S., more than 355 billion gal of water are withdrawn from surface and groundwater sources to serve industries and the public, according to a 2010 report from the U.S. Geological Survey. While nearly half of the water withdrawn serves…
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