Water Briefs

Collection of industrial water news headlines

Carcinogenic compounds formed during water filtration to be researched

American Water was awarded a grant to investigate removal mechanisms of nitrosamine precursors during the filtration of drinking water.

U.S. water treatment equipment market worth $13B by 2017, finds report

A new report indicated total demand for water treatment equipment in the U.S. is expected to grow 6.0% yearly through 2017.

MT treatment plant to receive upgrades for nutrient removal requirements

A Montana water treatment plant will become one of the first operators in the region to satisfy tough new standards for nutrient removal.

Ozone generation system contracted for Jinshan Water Plant, China

The Jinshan First Water Plant in Shanghai has contracted Xylem to provide a RMB 11.48 million (US$1.87 million) ozone generation and introduction system...

Columbia wastewater treatment efficiency, costs improved with new contract

Xylem is developing a secondary wastewater treatment solution to eliminate effluent odor problems and improve water quality in Tolu, Colombia.

MWRD, partners to break ground on major IL disinfection project

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago board of commissioners and partners to break ground on IL disinfection facility.

Peracetic acid

Environmentally compatible Proxitane® WW-12 Peracetic Acid (PAA) microbiocide from Solvay Chemicals is used for biological control in municipal wastewaters.

Peracetic Acid: Proves Effective as Alternative Disinfection Method

The secondary treatment system of a wastewater treatment plant in the city of Steubenville, Ohio, needed to find a cost-effective wastewater disinfection method that did not generate chlorinated by...

Treatment Plant Upgrades Set Pace for Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Restorations

A$92-million expansion completed in 2012 at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant (LPWRP) in Savage, Md., presents a model integration of bellwether aeration, disinfection and enhanced nutrie...



Used to combat disinfection byproducts (DBPS) in chloramination and to neutralize acids. Built with rugged materials designed to resist the effects...

TRS/TLS system

made for water and air disinfection purposes, submersible and immersion tube systems with protection glass sleeves

WDIS Disinfection Controller

Walchem’s WDIS Series controller will reliably and economically control your water treatment disinfection process. It includes four standard sensor...

Hypo Trak

Hypo Trak provides critical information to operators feeding sodium hypochlorite for disinfection. Tracks strength degradation, can automatically ...
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