Improving Automation at Remote Sites:
New Technologies Eliminate Gaps in Data for a Better Bottom Line
Because water treatment usually involves a large geographic area, automation systems for water/wastewater applications often require remote sites.
Phase III of Cooling Water Intake Rule Released
Looks as if big industry slipped under the radar with the release Nov. 1 of Phase III of proposed rules governing cooling water intake structures, known as Section 316(b) regulations under the Clean Water Act.
Using Data to Reduce Costs in the Information Age
For manufacturing plants, boiler operation is critical to continuous plant production. Boilers and other utility systems require significant amounts of energy to operate with fuel costs averaging 75% of total operating costs.
Industrial Wastewater: Wet Air Oxidation of Refractory Organic Compounds
A variety of organic compounds are classified as refractory when they're poorly biodegraded and/or exhibit a low value for the ratio of biological oxygen demand to chemical oxygen demand (BOD:COD).
Boiler Feed Water Treatment for Industrial Boilers and Power Plants
In the steam boiler industry, high purity feed water is required to ensure proper operation of steam generation systems.
Desert Power Plant Operators High on Capillary UF Membranes
This power plant lies northeast of Los Angeles off of Interstate 15 in the Mojave Desert, using combined-cycle technology that implements three gas turbines and one steam turbine.
Enclosures Meet Hot Water Specialist's Requirements
Rycroft, a member of the Baxi group of companies based in Bradford, England, is a manufacturer of systems to produce hot water for large and diverse applications.
Sump Pump Control Panel Housing Poses Challenges
Metropolitan Industries, of Romeoville, IL, was faced with the challenge of finding a residential market enclosure that would house sump pump power and high voltage components plus an alarm light.
Texas Water Board Offers Best Practices Guide
On Sept. 27, the Texas Water Conservation Implementation Task Force (WCITF) unanimously approved final drafts of: 1) a report to the Texas Legislature, and 2) a Best Management Practices (BMP) Guide.
Selecting a Compressed Gas Containment Program
The presence of compressed gases at any industrial facility can impact the safety of a plant's operation. Facilities that use hazardous compressed gases are concerned...
Elution Studies Diagnose Demineralizer Regeneration System Problems
The pretreatment of boiler feed water requires removal of both suspended solids and dissolved solids. The ionic species dissolved in water lead to corrosion and deposition...