Keeping Public Water Supplies Safe

Microbiological reduction filtration solutions

Activation Date: 
February 27, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19009

Key Issues & Industry Updates

Water Quality Products invited Joseph F. Harrison, P.E., CWS-VI, technical director of the Water Quality Association (WQA), to give an overview of current industry issues and what to expect at the upcoming Mid-Year Leadership Conference, to be held Sept. 5-7 in Nashville, Tenn.

Activation Date: 
August 29, 2007
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18487

Diagnosing & Repairing Residential POE Systems

Residential softeners and filters may work wonders when conditioning water, but they will eventually need service. Diagnosing and repairing residential point-of-entry water conditioning systems need not be a profitless, multiple trip ordeal that results in an exasperated service technician and a befuddled customer.

Deck: 

Improve your troubleshooting ability for better repairs

Publication Date: 
April 25, 2007
Activation Date: 
April 25, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
18107

Higher Carbon Prices Darken the Horizon

Water Quality Products invited Derek Rowley, product manager for Pentair Filtration, to comment on the carbon anti-dumping issue as it relates to Pentair Water and the water treatment industry as a whole.

Activation Date: 
January 5, 2007
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17564

Part III:Community Benefits from POU Installations

NSF/EPA project delivers cost-effective solutions to meet new arsenic MCL in Grimes, Calif.

Activation Date: 
March 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16778

Fosshield

Besides numerous applications for Fosshield products in air filters, apparel and home furniture, this technology is particularly effective in water filtration.

Deck: 

Antimicrobial technology for water filtration

About The Author: 

Konstantin Goranov, PhD is director of fiber research for Foss Manufacturing, Inc., Hampton, N.H. Goranov has taken responsibilities for leading innovation and development initiatives at Foss Manufacturing since his arrival in June 2004. Prior to joining Foss, Goranov provided strategic recommendations and technical expertise for expansion of new products and services to several companies, including: Ancos Inc., Alloy Polymers and Piedmont Chemicals LLC. Goranov holds a PhD and MS in Polymer Engineering from the University of Sofia and an MBA from the University of Richmond. Additional information is available at 603.929.6000.

Activation Date: 
March 5, 2005
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16208

The Great Activated Carbon Dilemma

Drinking water treatment professionals have long held fast to the belief that granular activated carbon (GAC) based on bituminous coal provides the best performance for their demanding application. That’s why, when an article in 1999 cited evidence that a lignite-based GAC outperformed a bituminous-based carbon, industry experts were surprised and more than a bit skeptical.

Deck: 

Fresno Discovers Big Difference Between Reagglomerated Carbon and Direct Activated Carbons

About The Author: 

Neal Megonnell is senior group leader for Calgon Carbon Corp.

Activation Date: 
June 26, 2002
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
13182

Evaluating Activated Carbons

New
challenges are emerging in the industry that require new methods and product
developments. This article discusses additional test methods for the AC
industry.

Deck: 

ASTM, AWWA and EPA Standard Methods and New Test Methods for AC

About The Author: 

Henry G. Nowicki, Ph.D. and MBA, directs the PACS Laboratory testing and consulting services and new business developments at PACS. He has obtained three patents and published more than 100 articles about environmental issues and AC adsorption and has been an expert witness in more than 30 legal cases. Dr. Nowicki may be reached at [email protected]; www.pacslabs.com.

Mick Greenbank, Ph.D., is a surface chemist with 23 years of
varied experiences in AC and holds seven patents. He directs new test methods
development and application and provides special projects, consulting and
training for PACS. Dr. Greenbank teaches “Selecting the Best Activated
Carbon for the Application,” a PACS shortcourse. He may be reached at
[email protected]

Homer Yute is a mathematics and computer programming expert
who has developed seven software programs for the AC industry.

All authors may be reached at PACS, Inc., 409 Meade Dr.,
Coraopolis, PA 15108; 724-457-6576.

Activation Date: 
May 28, 2002
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
13128
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