Chlorine Disinfection

Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...
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Feb 6 2014
On the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda there is a rural community called Maruba. Rain is rare, so the people of Maruba used to rely on the lake as...
CDC Study Fecal Contamination Pools
May 22 2013
A study of public pools done during last summer’s swim season found that feces are frequently introduced into pool water by swimmers. Through the...
UNICEF Syria Water Treatment Chlorine Delivery
Feb 6 2013
A large-scale operation is underway in Syria to secure safe water supplies for more than 10 million people — close to half the population, according...
Mar 27 2012
The Water Quality Assn.’s Guidelines for Disinfection and Sanitization of Water Treatment Equipment recommend that equipment be disinfected every six...
Mar 27 2012
Homeowners with a private well as their primary drinking water source are responsible for ensuring the safety of their water. According to the U.S....
Feb 3 2012
Water supplies can contain living organisms such as bacteria, protozoa, worms, viruses and fungi. When these organisms are the sources of diseases,...
Jan 25 2012
One of the largest and most well-respected teaching hospitals in Illinois is also home to a central power plant with 7,000 tons of cooling tower...
Sep 22 2011
Sanitization is an underutilized word in the water treatment industry. As dealers, we like to believe that our water conditioning equipment is immune...
Jul 14 2011
Water is the most important natural resource in our environment, and it is used daily. If water was a pure substance it could be used without concern...
Feb 19 2009
In 2006, the W.R. Wise Water Treatment Plant in Greenwood, S.C., converted its disinfection system from gaseous chlorine to onsite generation of...
Aug 25 2008
This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most important public health achievements in American history—the chlorination of drinking water...
May 21 2008
Chlorination has played a significant role in the disinfection of water and wastewater treatment for the past 100 years. This effective treatment...
May 21 2008
The swimming pool field has traits that are unique and similar to other water treatment applications. The biggest difference, however, revolves...
Mar 27 2008
More than three million people around the world die every year from drinking unsafe water. Most of these people are children. A May 2000 incident in...
Feb 11 2008
Just 35 miles northeast of Topeka, Kan., is a small town nestled in the countryside called Oskaloosa. Here you will find an authentic old-time soda...
Feb 4 2008
This year, America celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the most significant public health advances in U.S. history—the chlorination of...
Jan 28 2008
This year, America celebrates the 100th anniversary of one of the most significant public health advances in U.S. history—the chlorination of...
Jul 2 2007
There are a multitude of reasons for measuring various disinfectants that are used in different applications. Let’s focus on chlorine because it is a...
Mar 7 2007
Rural and municipal water distribution systems have chlorinated drinking water supplies for more than 70 years. Chlorine residuals must be present at...