All Whitepapers

Feb 3 2015
The Graton Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) in Sonoma County, Calif., is owned and operated by Graton Community Service District (GCSD). GCSD…
Jan 28 2015
Pure steam is used in sterilization chambers as a common method to sterilize pharmaceutical products, such as equipment parts, instruments,…
Jan 28 2015
A major power plant in Thailand is using Liqui-Cel membrane contactors to remove carbon dioxide from a DI water system. The system is an expansion…
Jan 26 2015
For many years, double-pass RO + EDI systems have been a widely used water treatment combination to produce ultra-pure water. However, as engineers…
Jan 14 2015
The oil and gas industry has utilized various deaeration technologies for many years to remove dissolved gases, particularly oxygen, from injection…
Jan 14 2015
Dissolved gas control in a nuclear power plant's water system, including the primary makeup water storage tank and refueling water storage tank, can…
Dec 10 2014
Fire hydrants exist to protect life and property from the perils of fire. Certainly they have other uses, but their role in protecting us, day in and…
Nov 25 2014
After overcoming issues of inefficiency and clogging, only vibration remained an obstacle to perfecting the S-tube impeller. Grundfos engineers…
Nov 21 2014
The Smart Water Network (SWAN) is the water utility industry’s equivalent to the energy industry’s Smart Grid. However, water utilities are trying to…
Nov 11 2014
Reinforced flexible membrane liners (rFMLs) offer superior performance to concrete in primary and secondary containment applications. rFMLs are less…
Oct 22 2014
Harmful blue-green algae blooms have become all too common in freshwater lakes, including reservoirs that are sources of municipal drinking water. A…
Oct 8 2014
Even where fine screens are installed in the headworks of wastewater treatment plants, some debris will always end up in the sludge. Plastic parts…
Sep 18 2014
In order to survive in a tough competitive environment, many companies are searching for ways to realize savings in their production. Such savings…
Sep 9 2014
Natural gas is a fossil fuel composed of a mixture of hydrocarbon gases. The primary components are methane, ethane and propane. It is the cleanest-…
Sep 3 2014
Each time a utility gathers, treats and distributes water—every time a pump starts, a tank is filled or a tap is opened—data is being generated and…
Aug 28 2014
Water quality problems in potable water storage tanks include temperature stratification, stagnation, dead zones and short-circuiting. These problems…
Aug 27 2014
Now in the second phase of its consent decree-mandated Long Term Control Plan to optimize interactivity between its four wastewater processing plants…
Jul 16 2014
Productivity is more reliable when equipment can be monitored to detect incipient failures and take corrective action before the plant goes down. But…
Jul 10 2014
Over the past forty years or more, the natural gas distribution industry in the U.S. has made a remarkable transformation from a near-exclusive…
Jul 7 2014
Structure owners and users are becoming increasingly aware of the liabilities and the costs of corrosion. Carrying out remedial work—particularly on…
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