Membrane Technology

The American Membrane Technology Assn.'s tagline reads "Improving America's water through membrane filtration and desalting." Certainly the technology has come a long way in recent years. Read on to track the evolution of membrane technologies.
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Oct 19 2020
In the coming years, surging population growth and escalating water demand will place greater stress on the world’s water resources. With future…
viruses and protozoa
The apparatus for high volume filtrate sampling of viruses and protozoa at Lake of the Pines WWTP MBR.
Oct 19 2020
Challenge testing has demonstrated high protozoa and virus log reduction values (LRV) by membrane bioreactors (MBRs), greater than six in many cases…
Sep 24 2020
The Samsung Hwaseong Campus became the first semiconductor site to earn the Carbon Trust Standard for Water.  This certification recognizes…
Jul 22 2020
It is estimated that the U.S. alone loses about 7 billion gallons of treated water per year due to aging infrastructure. Enter the world of water…
Jul 10 2020
Professor Patrick Drogui of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and his team tested the effectiveness of a tertiary treatment…
Jul 8 2020
What is Reverse Osmosis (RO)? Reverse Osmosis (RO) is a type of filtration that uses a semi-permeable, thin membrane with pores small enough for pure…
Jun 18 2020
Membrane bioreactors (MBR) are an activated sludge wastewater treatment process that introduces membranes into the secondary treatment process to…
Apr 24 2020
Wrangler Surpasses Global Water Goal with More Than 7 Billion Liters Saved Since 2008 In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Wrangler…
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 11 2019
Location Calistoga, Calif. Project Size 9,000 gpd Cost $182,000 for bioreactors and aeration equipment Facility Owner  Castello di Amorosa…
Nov 26 2019
The enhanced Titan MBR membrane bioreactor system delivers a solid MBR operator experience with a streamlined prepackaged design, high-performance…
Nov 14 2019
University of Wyoming environmental engineer Jonathan Brant received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop new membrane…
Titan MBR Treatment System serving two housing developments in Indian Beach, N.C.
Titan MBR Treatment System serving two housing developments in Indian Beach, N.C.
Sep 19 2019
The Problem When developers of a condominium complex sourced wastewater treatment systems, it did so with two primary requirements: efficient land…
Jul 2 2019
The Aqua MultiBore C-Series ceramic membrane has been successfully applied in both water and wastewater applications with more than 140 installed…
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…
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…
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,…
Apr 2 2019
Addressing the prevalence of lead pipe in the U.S. will require decades and estimates of billions of dollars to fix. For some utilities, pipe…
Bob Crossen headshot
Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Apr 2 2019
There is no shortage of solutions to problems in the water and wastewater treatment industry. Seemingly every time I write an article, I learn about…
Mar 6 2019
Ask most metering manufacturers about smart water, and they will tell you they have been offering smart water technology for the past decade.…
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