INDUSTRIAL WATER ARTICLES

Prestressed Concrete Tanks Offer Cost Savings for Water Reclamation Facility Expansion Project

Located in the semi‐arid reaches of the Sonoran Desert in Tucson, Ariz., the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WRF) adopted a proactive approach to water reclamation to comply with federal standards.

WEFTEC 2014: Triple announcement from GE

GE started a busy week of announcements expected from WEFTEC 2014 in New Orleans with three pieces of news, including the launch of a new anaerobic digester…

Microfiber Cloth Media Filters Help MA Water Utility Reduce Phosphorus Below Target

The City of Brockton, Massachusetts' Advanced Water Reclamation Facility (AWRF) wanted to stay ahead of the regulatory cycle -- in particular ...

EPA to remove mercury pollution from dental offices across U.S.

The EPA has announced a proposal to eliminate mercury pollution from dental offices nationwide in an effort to meet new CWA standards that would cut discharges of dental amalgam -- a mixture of mercury and other metals that dentists use to fill cavities.

Chevron certified as first company to complete rigorous CSSD evaluation process

Chevron was certified by the Center for Sustainable Shale Development as the first company to successfully complete its rigorous evaluation and verification process.

Centrifugal Pump Bearings: Tips for Improving Reliability and Reducing Failure

The second leading cause of pump breakdowns is bearing failures. The objective of this column is to focus on the bearing types used for centrifugal pumps, their advantages, limitations, and other factors impacting bearing life. Further, it discusses guidelines for improving reliability and reducing failure.

Study estimates total mass of oil reaching Gulf shore in wake of Deepwater Horizon spill

A research team from the New Jersey Institute of Technology has estimated the total mass of oil that reached the Gulf of Mexico shore in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, which occurred in April of 2010.

Gas leaks from faulty fracking wells linked to groundwater contamination, finds study

A new study has found that improved construction standards for cement well linings and casings at hydraulic fracturing sites is the likely source of most natural gas contamination in drinking water wells associated with fracking.

New book implores industry leaders to reexamine relationship with water

The Water Innovation Project released a new water book for preorder, titled "Damned If We Don't! Ideas for accelerating change around water," focused on water-related issues and stories from authors representing ideas of better managing the industry's relationship with water.

Biological nutrient removal system to improve VA wastewater plant operations

Hopewell Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility in Hopewell, Va., will receive a new technology that couples a moving bed bioreactor with a high-rate dissolved air flotation system to help bring its total nitrogen waste load into compliance with local regulations.

INDUSTRIAL WATERWORLD

Sep 2014
Volume 14, Issue 5
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BUYER'S GUIDE COMPANIES

International Power Machinery Co

Buys and sells both 50- and 60-cycle new and pre-owned electrical, gas, steam and power equipment.

BioWorld Products Inc

Manufactures and markets biotechnology products for wastewater treatment, odor control, natural algae treatment, hydr...

Chemviron Carbon

Manufactures, supplies and develops activated carbon products and services for optimising production processes and sa...

Shakti Swarupa Industries pvt Ltd

Offers pH, conductivity, turbidity, side stream filters, chemical dosing systems and online water monitoring system. ...

BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTS

REGAL SULPHONATORS

Based on same simple, efficient design that has made REGAL Gas Chlorinators the industry standard. Used to de-chlorin...

Chlorinators Inc

Produces gas chlorinators, sulphonators and ammoniators for municipal or industrial water and wastewater treatment.

The Series C16 PortaSens II

This portable gas leak detector is a versatile tool for performing regular leak checks in gas storage areas, around p...

GD-1000 Gas Leak Detector

The Model GD-1000 Premier Series Gas Detector is a fast, reliable, easy-to-program instrument for detection of chlori...