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.
Pleated filter cartridges are manufactured in polypropylene or cellulose media. The high-efficiency cartridges provide high surface filtration and comprehensive service life. Pleated media provide particulate removal and low pressure drops. Greater surface area ensures longer service life due to higher flow and particulate-holding capacity. All cartridges feature DOE Plastisol PVC end-caps for maximum sealing capability.
The expanded line of Aqua Flo filters now is available in string wound, pleated polyester, radial flow, carbon block, dual gradient, impregnated carbon cellulose, impregnated carbon polyester, pleated cellulose, spun poly bonded and polypropylene melt-blown construction types. Aqua Flo housings now include the Big Value series and new clear housings. Every housing ships with a mounting bracket, hardware and filter wrench.
The Yellow Series of filtration solutions for the Cartridge Tank filtration vessel is now available. This series consists of combination filters with an outer layer of polypropylene string and a meltblown polypropylene core. All components and materials are FDA approved.
SW Premium string-wound cartridges for Hurricane and WaterBetter filter housings are wound in a precise pattern around the core, providing dual-gradient filtration with greater surface area. They are capable of withstanding temperatures up to 165°F (74°C) and will accommodate flow rates up to 150 gpm. They feataure ABS end caps for superior O-ring cartridge sealing, with no bypass like standard string-wound cartridges. They are manufactured from durable polypropylene material that is wound around a rigid perforated steel core for superior performance and longer filter runs.
For our protection, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established enforceable guidelines by which municipalities must abide and well owners should abide. These guidelines are known as maximum contaminant levels (MCLs).
Filtration systems remove arsenic from school’s drinking water
SW Premium string-wound cartridges for Hurricane and WaterBetter filter housings are fabricated with the latest technology and provide depth filtration, which primarily retains contaminants within the tortuous passage in the depth of the cartridge wall. Cartridges are wound in a precise pattern around the core, providing dual-gradient filtration with greater surface area. They are capable of withstanding temperatures up to 165°F and will accommodate flow rates up to 150 gpm.
Aqua Flo filter cartridges fit most standard 10- and 20-in. housings and are available in 10 different construction types, including string wound, pleated polyester and dual gradient. Aqua Flo housings include the Big Value series, which comes in a variety of sizes with durable reinforced polypropylene construction and a pressure relief button. The housings have stainless steel reinforced threads, a three-position valve in head, and ship with a mounting bracket, hardware and a filter wrench.
Pentek and Hydronix cartridge filters and housings offer sediment and taste and odor removal
Water-Right Inc. expanded its product offering with a full line of Pentek and Hydronix cartridge filters and housings. Water-Right stocks and distributes a wide variety for virtually any type of water problem, from contaminant removal to taste and odor reduction.
Sediment removal and taste and odor removal cartridges are available in many different sizes and types including polypropylene and pleated, string wound, dual gradient and pleated filter cartridges. Specialty cartridges are also available for use in specific applications such as heavy iron removal or corrosion control.