Dow targets UF/RO pre-treatment market

Sponsored by

Dow Water & Process Solutions has launched a fine particle filter for the pre-treatment of ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis membranes, as well as filtering produced water for oil and gas.

The TEQUATIC PLUS filter combines cross-flow filtration with centrifugal separation and has been designed to handle a wide range of difficult-to-treat feedwaters.

The filter is produced by Clean Filtration Technologies (CFT), which became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company in April 2012.  

John Patrin, CFT strategic marketing manager said advantages include “the ability to filter water with high and variable solids with almost no maintenance, fouling and backwash cycles, and no need for cartridge filters.  This adds up to lower maintenance and consumables costs, and very high uptimes – all of which contribute to a lower cost of ownership.”

The product can be used as an alternative or a complement to traditional filtration technologies, according to the manufacturer. The TEQUATIC PLUS filter is currently available in various flow rates with filter cut-offs from 10 - 55 microns.

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

WERF expands research to further examine wastewater as a resource

The Water Environment Research Foundation is expanding its research with new projects examining wastewater as a resource. Two of the projects seek to show that materials in wastewater can be commoditized. The third explores a new method to reduce phosphorus in wastewater.

CH2M HILL global water market president joins WFP's first annual Leadership Council

Water For People recently hosted its first annual Leadership Council. Greg McIntyre, CH2M HILL Global Water Market president and Leadership Council member, joined WFP CEO Ned Breslin, Board Chair Patrick McCann and other industry leaders to discuss opportunities as well as programmatic and operational challenges.

City of Toledo to adopt new biosolids recycling program to improve Lake Erie water quality

Synagro Technologies recently announced details of a five-year biosolids recycling program in the city of Toledo, Ohio, that will improve water quality in the Lake Erie watershed by reducing the use of commercial chemical fertilizer.

EPA announces first national regulations to safeguard coal ash disposal

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants. 

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA