AWWA: SDWA Anniversary Cause to Celebrate, 'Renew Our Commitment' to Safe Water

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American Water Works Assn.
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AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking

Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.

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December 18, 2014

Industrial Filtration Design & Selection

Industrial water treatment can be classified by the following categories (not including wastewater treatment, which is a separate topic):

  • Process water treatment;
  • Boiler water treatment; and
  • Cooling water treatment.

Water treatment is used to optimize most water-based industrial processes, including heating, cooling, processing, cleaning and rinsing, so that operating costs and risks are reduced.

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Proper sizing & media selection for successful systems

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Gerry Bulfin, CWS-IV, is CEO of Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc. Bulfin can be reached at gb@cleanwaterstore.com or 831.462.8500.

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July 8, 2013
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July 8, 2013
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Clean & Green

Elevated levels of arsenic, iron and manganese prompted the Resort Village of Kannata Valley in Saskatchewan, Canada — a community of 149 households situated on the north shore of Last Mountain Lake, approximately 50 km northwest of Regina — to seek a treatment solution for its drinking water. The community water system is served by an artesian well that provides drinking water for approximately 250 residents. In November 2009, AdEdge Water Technologies LLC was selected by the community to supply an arsenic, iron, manganese and turbidity treatment system.

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Canadian community implements efficient contaminant removal

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Richard J. Cavagnaro is marketing coordinator for AdEdge Water Technologies LLC. Cavagnaro can be reached at rjcavagnaro@adedgetechnologies.com or 678.730.6506.

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September 10, 2012
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September 10, 2012
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Inversand Company

Inversand Company manufacturers and distributes GreensandPlus and manganese greensand filter media for the removal of iron, manganese, H2S, arsenic and radium.

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226 Atlantic Ave.
Clayton, NJ 08312
USA
Phone: 856-881-2345
Fax: 856-881-6859

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Siemens Water Technologies

Siemens Water Technologies is the world’s leading water and wastewater treatment company. We provide the most comprehensive, cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services for reclamation and reuse of water for our industrial, institutional, commercial and municipal customers. With the broadest range of technologies, a nationwide service network and a long history of innovation and leadership in the water treatment market, Siemens Water Technologies offers everything from emergency water supply and conventional treatment processes to high-tech membrane filtration systems. Our innovations combine treatment processes into smaller, more efficient treatment packages.

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181 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
USA
Phone: 800-525-0658
Fax: 724-772-1322

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AdEdge Water Technologies LLC

Headquartered just north of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, AdEdge Water Technologies LLC specializes in the design, development, manufacturing and supply of innovative water treatment systems that remove contaminants from process or aqueous streams. AdEdge offers a full range of conventional and innovative treatment technologies to achieve tough standards including adsorption, metals precipitation, coagulation, filtration, clarification, ion exchange, advanced oxidation, and membrane based solutions.

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5152 Belle Wood Court, Suite A
Buford, GA 30518
United States
Phone: 678.835.0052
Fax: 678.835.0057

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WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water, remediation or industrial applications. The fully integrated, pre-engineered, pre-wired packaged water treatment solution combines system performance with economy, resulting in a solution for sites where space, cost and schedule are critical. more
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    WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water, remediation or industrial applications. The fully integrated, pre-engineered, pre-wired packaged water treatment solution combines system performance with economy, resulting in a solution for sites where space, cost and schedule are critical.
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  • AdVantEdge Medallion Series POE systems by AdEdge Technologies are ideal for whole-house arsenic treatment. They require no chemicals and no regeneration for low maintenance, worry-free arsenic removal for the entire household. This economical and effective whole-house treatment employs an adsorption process using Bayoxide E-33 granular ferric oxide to provide the best arsenic removal performance...
  • AdVantEdge POE and POU systems for arsenic removal feature Bayoxide E33 media technology. The systems require no chemicals, no regeneration and minimal maintenance. Spent media is nontoxic and can be discarded as nonhazardous waste.
  • H2Zero recycle/backwash systems conserve water by storing and treating contaminated backwash water from filtration and treatment systems. They can be customized and designed for most manufacturers’ adsorption, oxidation and filtration systems. Features include a vertical polyethylene or steel tank for holding the backwash water, reclaim pump skid and particle filtration.
  • AdEdge Technologies features packaged, pre-engineered residential treatment systems designed for removal of arsenic, iron manganese, uranium and hydrogen sulfide. The systems feature Bayoxide E33 media for arsenic removal or AD26 media for iron and manganese removal, and operate with a wide range of water quality. Systems do not require regeneration chemicals, salts or potassium permanganate...
  • The new AdVantEdge Series features a full line of residential POU and POE systems and replacement cartridges. AdVantEdge systems for arsenic removal feature Bayoxide E-33 granular ferric oxide media that are NSF 61-certified and effective over a wide range of water quality without the need for regeneration chemicals, salt or additives.

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Water-Right, Inc.

Water-Right has manufactured water conditioning systems for residential, commercial and industrial markets since 1963. Their Sanitizer Plus Series employs a unique silica-crystal media that effectively removes hardness, iron and manganese and raises pH levels - all in a single pass. The Sanitizer Plus’s chlorine generator produces free chlorine from the system’s brine water to sanitize the media bed with every regeneration. Water-Right's Impression Series water softeners feature the ability to customize regeneration cycle sequence and all time settings to optimize operation. Comprehensive water testing services are also available through Water-Right’s state-certified laboratory.

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1900 Prospect Court
Appleton, WI 54914
United States
Phone: 800-777-1426
Fax: 920-739-9406

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Contaminant Removal in Colorado

Located in the heart of Boulder, Colo., the Two Nine North Apartments are eco-friendly luxury units built by Forum Real Estate Group in the late 2000s. Due to the high price per square foot of these apartments, the developer built the residents’ parking garage beneath the complex; however, it is below the water table and posed a threat to the building’s foundation.

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Apartment building meets discharge requirements with dewatering system

About The Author: 

Richard J. Cavagnaro is marketing coordinator for AdEdge Water Technologies LLC. Cavagnaro can be reached at rjcavagnaro@adedgetechnologies.com or 678.739.6506.

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June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012
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The Word on Wells

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a report in August revealing that 20% of untreated water samples from wells across the U.S. contain concentrations of trace elements exceeding human health benchmarks. Raissa Rocha, editorial intern for Water Quality Products, spoke with Joe Ayotte, USGS hydrologist and lead author of the study, about the report and the occurrence of trace elements in groundwater.

Raissa Rocha: What was the purpose of this study?

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Joe Ayotte is a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Ayotte can be reached at josephayotte@gmail.com or 603.226.7810.

Raissa Rocha is an editorial intern for Water Quality Products. Rocha can
be reached at rrocha@sgcmail.com or 847.954.7915.

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November 4, 2011
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November 4, 2011
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Legacy
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23124

Contaminant Removal for Industrial Applications

When the McGraw Hill Data Center in East Windsor, N.J., was being built, the local municipal authority informed the company that it did not have the capacity to support the makeup water for the data center’s condensers or chill water plant. A new well was drilled to serve the plant; however, the groundwater supply had iron and manganese levels that exceeded regulatory limits.

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System resolves high contaminant concentrations for data center

About The Author: 

Richard J. Cavagnaro is marketing coordinator for AdEdge Technologies Inc. Cavagnaro can be reached at rjcavagnaro@adedgetechnologies.com or 678.730.6506.

Publication Date: 
July 13, 2011
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July 13, 2011
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Legacy
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22898