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 portable water purification 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.
By Lori Lovely
Increasing regulation will correspondingly increase the demand for reliability, performance, and new features in water treatment and testing, envisions Mark Mullet, senior product manager at GE Water. It’s not going to be easy to deliver. “Corrosive applications will pose special challenges.”
He mentions alkali, chlorine gas, and products like caustic soda
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
The mania for a green lawn, or in some cases green anything, across many regions of the US has been quelled by recent droughts (thankfully now abating). Even long before water meters were spinning at record rates for golf resorts, private homes, and corporate campuses, scientists have been devising technologies
The city of Indianapolis is a combined sewer overflow (CSO) community with approximately 130 outfalls distributed over the following six major receiving streams: White River, Fall Creek, Pleasant Run and Bean Creek, Pogues Run, and Eagle Creek. The watersheds for each receiving stream have significant areas within and upstream of
AdEdge Water Technologies (AdEdge) today announced AdEdge India, a joint venture between AdEdge and InNow, LLC, was awarded the design, construction, and commissioning of 100 turnkey water treatment plants for fluoride removal in the State of Bihar. These systems will be installed in the communities of Banka, Dhuraiya, and Katoriya.
BADEN, Pennsylvania, October 19 2016 – Xylem, (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most complex water issues, has secured a contract to supply filtration technology to the new Beaver County water treatment plant in Baden, Pennsylvania. Once operational, the plant will increase the
San Francisco, CA—May 31, 2016—International alternative floating PV leader Ciel et Terre extends their largescale floating photovoltaic (PV) technology to the U.S. with a new team in Petaluma, CA, and manufacturing facility in Georgia to provide a system that is entirely Made in the USA. Established in 2006 as a
The case studies in this article focus on channel stabilization and erosion control along streambanks and other waterways. Channel stabilization and repair usually calls for the use of a channel lining. These safeguards fall into two major categories—soft and hard.
Soft armor, also referred to as flexible or green techniques, consist
By Lori Lovely
Simply stated, the Natural Resources Defense Council, along with many scientists and industry experts, believes we are heading toward a water crisis, due in part to changing climate patterns, but also largely in response to pollution resulting from activities such as factory farming, industrial manufacturing, and fracking. Rapidly increasing demand