Just how many food and beverage (F&B) plants are treating process wastewaters for reuse onsite? That depends on who you ask.
Worldwide demand for water is constantly growing, and the scarcity of suitable water supplies afflicts populations and industries around the globe.
In the environment fluorides occur both naturally as well as due to human activities. In natural waters, concentration of fluoride is low, ranging up to 5 ppm; however certain wastewaters from steel or mining plants have increased fluoride content of up to 80 ppm.
In an effort to increase sustainability while reducing operating costs, many manufacturers address either water or energy consumption, but not both.
Users of reverse osmosis (RO) membrane water systems are burdened with numerous challenges such as optimizing energy consumption, system cleaning and maintenance. Other issues include keeping the RO system operating at peak efficiency, and extending the system life cycle.
I ran across an article recently that discussed the concept of "Urban Mining." When I first heard the term the image that flashed across my mind was an old prospector with a pickaxe over his shoulder, standing with his trusty burro looking at a trash-filled dumpster.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a National Water Quality Initiative committed to improving one to seven impaired watersheds in every U.S. state and territory.
A major chemical supplier company was trying to reduce the buildup of slag in their coal-powered plant's chimneys with the use of magnesium hydroxide.
When your wastewater treatment plant is expected to be operational 24/7 and is under the additional pressure of treating a wide variety of harsh industrial chemicals in the water stream, you can't afford downtime as a result of corrosion and leaking pipes.
The Ashcroft® Type 1009 Duralife® stainless steel pressure gauge is now available with a ¼" or 6mm OD tubing connection.
New System Promises Improved Desalination Energy Efficiency
New Orleans to Host WEFTEC 2012
A compilation of products being introduced into the industrial water market.
A compilation of print and digital information resources for the industrial water market.