Filter Design Helps Eliminate Fouling

Filtration is an important part of most water treatment systems. Filters range from simple cartridge systems to large commercial/industrial multi-tank systems, not to mention the large municipal systems that filter drinking water.

About The Author: 

Bill Hall, Sr., is the owner of Amigo Enterprises, Inc. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in the design of water treatment systems. He can be reached at 817-444-2327; e-mail aamigo@flash.net

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11489

Ultraviolet Technology: The Non-Chemical Alternative for Well Water Disinfection

As consumer awareness grows in regard to the quality of water consumed every day from the numerous well water systems across America, the process that is gaining the most attention is that of disinfection.

About The Author: 

Scott Russell is the residential products manager at Ideal Horizons. He has more than six years experience in residential UV applications with a strong technical background in both electrical and mechanical issues. Russell can be reached at Ideal Horizons, 212 Ideal Way Poultney, VT 05764; 802-287-4485; fax 802-287-4486; www.idealhorizons.com.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11490

Fiber Reinforced Filter Housings

A discussion of filter housings.

About The Author: 

Tom Boisseranc is with Eden Equipment Company, Inc., which designs and manufactures fiberglass bag and cartridge filtration systems where corrosion and chemical compatibility are required. Tom has a Bachelors of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University and has been involved in the filtration industry for nine years. The company may be reached at 8-00-842-5081 or visit www.edenexcel.com.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11346

Filtration Process Restores Murky Pools

One Hawaiian hotel was able to quickly fix a filter problem that was turning its tropical ponds into a milky and murky mess.

Deck: 

al Clarity

About The Author: 

Jim Jebbia is the facilities manager and David Simon is the manager of Landscape/Pools/Pond for the Westin Maui Hotel, Lahaina, Hawaii.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11302

CA Membranes: Under-the-Sink's Best Choice

Cellulose acetate membranes serve as the under-the-sink choice for a host of reasons.The nation's water systems are increasingly cited for causing illness due to water-borne bacteria and organisms, creating distrust in the quality of our domestic tap water. At the same time, business opportunities for water treatment vendors are thriving due to the increasing demand in purified water.

About The Author: 

Inge Bisconer is marketing communications manager for Osmonics' Crossflow Global Business Unit. Osmonics is a leading manufacturer and worldwide marketer of high-technology water purification and fluid filtration, separation and handling equipment, as well as the replaceable components used in purification, filtration and separation equipment. These products are used by a broad range of industrial, commercial and institutional customers.

Publication Date: 
December 28, 2000
Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11305

Manufacturing With Membranes

The removal of impurities and contamination from water supplies or industrial chemicals is a process existing all over the world to varying degrees of sophistication. Filtration systems vary enormously according to location, the type of purification required and funding available.

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An overview of various filtration methods and their applications

About The Author: 

This article was written by Steve Morris, business development manager with PCI Membrane Systems, a Thames Water Products Limited business, based in the United Kingdom. He may reached at +44 1256 896966.

Publication Date: 
December 28, 2000
Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11307

Membrane Filtration for Water and Wastewater

Membrane filtration, widely used in chemical and biotechnology processes, is already established as a valuable means of filtering and cleaning wastewater and industrial process water.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11283

Traveling Bridge Filter Problems Eliminated

Bethel Park, Pennsylvania installed two 4MGD traveling bridge filters in 1980. According to Joe Witkowski, who manages the facility, "We had serious media leakage with our old filters. We had continuous backwashing and mechanical problems - they just couldn't handle high flows. Plus, they had serious media leakage problems."

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Problem Solvers

About The Author: 

USFilter-Davco Products, Thomasville, GA; Phone 800-841-1550; www.usfilter.com

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11301

Underdrain Plate for Potable Water Filtering Provides for Retention of Media

Tetra Technologies, Inc., has developed an underdrain plate called Savage Plate for water filtering applications. It offers retention of finer filtering media while expanding filtration performance and increasing filtration efficacy.


The Savage Plate consists of three layers of black, ultraviolet-resistant, porous high-density polyethylene (HDPE) resin.

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Products at Work

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11221

Purification Facilities Will Protect City's Water Supply

New water purification facilities constructed by J.S. Alberici Construction Co., Inc., in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will ensure the safety of the city's water supply.

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Products at Work

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11176