Microfiltration

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...
Dec 18 2008
Within the field of water treatment, reverse osmosis (RO) is a standard process in which the applied pressure serves as a driving force for mass...
Feb 27 2008
Antimicrobial soaps, hand lotions, kitchen utensils, clothing, bedding and many other products are commonplace today. These products contain...
Feb 4 2008
The primary obstacle to providing microbiologically purified water to remote populations is cost. Supplying the necessary equipment is only a portion...
May 30 2007
Historically, pathogens of concern in municipal drinking water applications (e.g., Giardia, Cryptosporidium, viruses, etc.) have been effectively...
Dec 1 2004
Filtration is widely accepted as a way of producing quality water. As simple as it looks, the filtration media and how it works is more complex...
Nov 12 2002
The AQUA 2000 Project is a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) project, delivered and operated by Vivendi Water Australia. It includes the construction...
Oct 22 2002
Contrary to the belief of many, desalination is not new to the Americas. The largest growth in global desalination has taken place in the Arabian...
Apr 12 2002
Membrane technology is widely accepted as a means of producing various qualities of water from surface water, well water, brackish water and seawater...
Dec 3 2001
West of Scotland Water (WoSW) awarded a contract, under competitive tender, for its first ultrafiltration plant to PCI-Water. The treatment works,...
Nov 21 2001
Nanofiltration technology from The Dow Chemical Company is helping to rehabilitate domestic water treatment at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area...
May 20 2001
The facility had two conventional water treatment plants on a small site trapped between a park and Lake Michigan, leaving little room for expansion...
Mar 21 2001
During last summer’s 2000 Olympic Games, U.S. Filter Australia/Vivendi Water supplied a wastewater reclamation plant that recycled sewage and...
Jan 15 2001
Major Disinfection Processes for Drinking Water Treatment Disinfection technologies readily available and in common use each have their strengths and...
Dec 28 2000
A 200,000 gallon per day (gpd) advanced microfiltration system treats secondary wastewater effluent for reuse as process water for Toppan Electronics...
Dec 28 2000
Editor’s Note: Part one of this article appeared in the July issue and discussed microfiltration and utrafiltration. Nanofiltration (NF)...
Dec 28 2000
A semipermeable membrane is a thin layer of material capable of separating substances when a driving force is applied across the membrane. Once...
Dec 28 2000
The membrane processing technologies of microfiltration (MF), ultrafiltration (UF), nanofiltration (NF) and reverse osmosis (RO) are widely used to...
Dec 28 2000
For more than 30 years there has been remarkable growth in the need for high quality water purification by all categories of users including...
Dec 28 2000
With the promulgation of the USEPA's restrictions on disinfection by-products (DBPs) permitted in America's drinking water attributable to...