Water and Wastewater Solutions For Industry

  1. Is This The Future Of RO?

    A Q&A with Richard Stover, executive VP of Desalitech, discussing a reverse osmosis (RO) innovation that greatly increases recovery rates and overall efficiency, while also enhancing flexibility and reliability.

  2. Pharmaceutical Effluent Recycling In India

    A renowned pharmaceutical company in Pune, India, installed a water treatment system to recycle pharmaceutical process wastewater for reuse. Ultrafiltration was chosen as pretreatment to a reverse osmosis system, and the feed water was tertiary treated pharma effluent.  Soon after operation began, the existing UF membranes were repeatedly choking, and QUA of­fered Q-SEP ultrafiltration modules to the customer to replace the existing UF membranes.

  3. Is Water Shortage The Next Big Short?

    At the end of The Big Short, a postscript stated that one of the story's protagonists, Dr. Michael Burry (played by Christian Bale), was now focused on investing in only one commodity: water. That got my attention.

  4. Does Healthy Drinking Water Mean Stricter Limits On Atrazine?

    The U.S. EPA is considering tightening its water regulations on atrazine, an herbicide known to cause adverse health effects if ingested. As researchers and state regulators advocate for stricter limits, it may be time to act.

  5. Power Resiliency Tips For Water And Wastewater Utilities

    Are you prepared to keep services up and running if the grid goes down?

  6. Successful Ammonia Removal From Wastewater Using 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ Membrane Contactors At A European Manufacturing Facility

    Ammonia is used as a cleaning and bleaching agent in the production of fertilizers, plastics, explosives, and many other products.

  7. Harmonic Mitigation Techniques — Optimize Equipment Performance And Lower Costs, Water And Wastewater Industry

    Eaton’s unique mobile “Industrial Controls in Motion” exhibit is currently traveling the country in a 40-foot trailer. The company is offering the public a hands-on, experiential learning on-the-go experience and providing access to a complete world of industrial control products and other advanced energy efficiency devices in more than 20 cities across the country this year.

  8. Industrial Water Treatment For Inorganic Contaminants: Regulatory Drivers

    The goal of this article is to summarize the process of how industrial discharge limits are established. These discharge limits (effluent limits) allow the environmental professional to then specify treatment goals and process design criteria.

  9. AltaPac™ AP-II Ultrafiltration Membrane Case Study

    Cibola is a small community located in Southern Arizona along the Colorado River. With a growing population, the community decided to install a centralized water system to replace individual wells.

  10. What Lies Beneath: Antimicrobials And Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria In Wastewater

    Antimicrobials coursing through wastewater are making bacteria stronger, a problem that could lead to 10 million deaths per year if left unchecked.