Tag: water treatment plant

Water treatment is, collectively, the industrial-scale processes that makes water more acceptable for an end-use, which may be drinking, industry, or medicine. Water treatment is unlike small-scale water sterilization that campers and other people in wilderness areas practice. Water treatment should remove existing water contaminants or so reduce their concentration that their water becomes fit for its desired end-use, which may be safely returning used water to the environment.

Optimizing Operations

Optimizing Operations

Just about every water utility uses some type of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. SCADA control systems incorporate computers, networked data communication, and graphical user interfaces to manage systems and control industrial processes at remote locations.

Xylem selected to provide advanced UV disinfection technology to support first UV drinking water treatment application in Florida

Xylem selected to provide advanced UV disinfection technology to support first UV drinking water treatment application in Florida

Xylem’s Wedeco UV technology to deliver safe, clean drinking water for 110,000 people in City of West Palm Beach

Cryptosporidium is the leading cause of waterborne disease outbreaks in the United States (U.S.), impacting almost 750,000 people each year with potentially severe symptoms[1]. As the chlorine-resistant cryptosporidium parasite is easily inactivated

Project Profile: Water Treatment Plant Replacement

Project Profile: Water Treatment Plant Replacement

THE GENERAL MANAGER OF a Midwestern water district, who also serves as the chief operator of its water treatment plant (WTP), reports dramatic reduction of district water loss, as well as reduced plant salt consumption, deriving from the 2016 installation of a custom replacement plant. The new plant, which features

Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) in Municipal Projects

Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) in Municipal Projects

What kind of difference can a variable frequency drive—better known as a VFD—make for a municipality? A significant one. Just look at the town of Mooresville in North Carolina, where a VFD developed by Eaton has not only boosted the energy efficiency of the municipal water treatment plant, but has

A Material World

A Material World

Increased water demands against the backdrop of challenges on water sources are necessitating pipe infrastructure projects to ensure the reliable delivery of water for the long term. A major consideration for every potable water project is choosing from among the variety of pipe materials on the market. With reclaimed water

A Critical Role

A Critical Role

When it comes to moving water efficiently, pumps and valves play a critical role. Some efficiency concerns focus on the wastewater utility sector, where “the EPA state revolving funds are going to fixing failing existing sewers—not so much extending into new service areas as much as they have been, but

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