Groundwater sources that can be used for drinking water purposes are requiring increasing degrees of treatment to meet the requirements of both the regulating agencies and the consumer.
Numerous facilities have invested in copper/silver disinfection systems to address the limits of traditional water treatment methods. It seems likely that, as bacterial populations develop resistance, many of these systems will become less effective through time.
UV is an accepted and rapidly growing technology for treating wastewater in the United States. In Europe, it commonly is used as a primary disinfectant in municipal drinking water systems. Other applications include food and beverage, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and power generation. This article will discuss three other commercially successful and growing applications.
Successful Ultraviolet for Commercial Applications
An environmental consulting firm used bacteria found naturally in soil to treat toxic substances located in contaminated industrial sites.
Products at Work
Reclaiming water in the greenhouse industry will soon be something the government will be mandating the growers in the industry to do, as more wells are becoming contaminated from nitrates and phosphorus levels are becoming a concern for public health.
Copper Ionization, Ozone Provide Effective Pythium Treatment
The proliferation of bottled beverages worldwide and an increased awareness of consumer health issues have beverage suppliers rethinking how to keep their liquids safe for consumption.
Advances in Ozone Generation Technology Yield Big Benefits for Bottled Water Industry
Customer complaints are an unfortunate but unavoidable part of business. Bottled water complaints typically arise when a customer perceives an off taste, odor or appearance in the water.
Engineers set out to discover whether the direct addition of sodium chlorite to a water stream might be an effective nitrification control process.
New Analyzer Offers Continuous Measurement, Dual Stream Sample
The Gas Chlorine Education Committee announced the launch of an industry-wide campaign entitled, "Gas Chlorine: The One and Only Choice for Water Disinfection." The year-long campaign takes aim at unsubstantiated reports questioning the safety of gas chlorination.
Committee launches chlorine safety campaign