Large Anthracite Media Does the Job

Tertiary Filtration Piloting conducted at two different WWTPs demonstrate improved performance of large anthracite media compared to dual and single sand media filtration.

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Editorial Empahasis

About The Author: 

Bill Scully is the marketing manager for the United States Filter Corporation's General Filter and Microfloc Products. For further information, call 508-347-7344; visit their website at http://usfilter.com

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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Legacy ID: 
11156

Membrane Technology Offers High Quality Water at Low Cost for Ontario Municipality

Two factors have significantly changed the course of the Township of Ernestown's, located in eastern Ontario, search for a cost-effective approach to upgrading its Amherst (population 6,100) water system.

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Products at Work

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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Legacy ID: 
11132

Activated Carbon Regeneration, Part 2

Conclusion of Activated Carbon Regeneration

About The Author: 

Henry G. Nowicki, Ph.D./MBA, is president of Pittsburgh Activated Carbon Services, Inc. (PACS), 409 Meade Drive, Coraopolis, PA 15108. Dr. Nowicki can be reached by phone at (412)457-6576 or fax (412)457-1214. E-mail at HNpacs@aol.com, or http://members.aol.com/hnpacs/pacs.htm

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11071

Activated Carbon Regeneration, Part 1

All AC applications end up with exhausted (spent) AC. This article will run in two parts and will touch on some considerations of generating spent AC and its regeneration

About The Author: 

Henry G. Nowicki, Ph.D./MBA is president of Pittsburgh Activated Carbon Services, Inc. (PACS), 409 Meade Drive, Coraopolis, PA 15108. PACS provides carbon services: 3 training courses, software, hosts the annual International Activated Carbon Conference (IACC), and provides laboratory testing and consulting services. Dr. Nowicki may be reached by phone at (724) 457-6576, fax at (724) 457-1214, E-mail at HNpacs@aol.com, or http://members.aol.com/hnpacs/pacs.htm

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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11043

Advanced Water Treatment Technologies May Bring Repurified Water to San Diego

"In four years, half of San Diego may be filling its glasses with tap water that once ran through its toilets."

About The Author: 

This article was written by Inge Bisconer of Osmonics Desal, Vista, California. Osmonics Desal is a leading manufacturer of spiral wound reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration membranes for the residential, commercial, institutional and industrial marketplaces.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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Legacy ID: 
11044

Profit, Productivity and Today's Technology for the Water Filtration and Bottled Water Industries

All successful bottled water and water filtration business owners know that the integration of all operational phases of their business is crucial.

About The Author: 

Lorraine Keating is president and owner of PC Data Processing, Inc., headquartered in New York and Florida, with distributors throughout the United States and Canada. The company has been a software supplier to the water industry for over eight years and is the developer of Visual WaterMate. Visual WaterMate is integrated with Visual AccountMate, a product of AccountMate Software Systems in California, with a base of 80,000 users. Ms. Keating may be reached at 516-767-3158, email: pcdata@webcom.com.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
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Legacy ID: 
11023

Filter Media Rids Iron from Groundwater

The most common process for iron removal from water is to allow water-soluble ferrous iron (FE2+) in water to turn into water-insoluble ferric iron (Fe3+), and then capture FeIII (iron oxide) particles by filtration.

About The Author: 

Yun H. Zhang is an engineer for World Construction Co., San Francisco, CA. He holds patents in the U.S., UK and Japan for this media system under the title "Ground Water Filter for Obtaining Drinking Water."

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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Legacy ID: 
10950

Media is a Big Thing ... But Not the Only Thing

Shower filter dechlorination requires its own unique design approach to meet various health requirements.In less than 10 years, shower filters have grown from a non-industry to a significant niche market. Consumers, at first only concerned with the quality of their drinking water, are now more aware of the importance of removing chlorine, one of nature's most toxic elements, from their shower water, too.

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The many considerations in shower filter design

About The Author: 

George Ricci, president of Pacific Environmental Marketing & Development Company, San Gabriel, California, is the designer of the Rainshow'r ® non-carbon shower filter and Gard'nGro garden filter. He began his career in the filtration industry in 1987 and was the creator of the first non-carbon shower filter brought to market. Ricci founded Pacific Environmental in 1989 to design and manufacture a broad line of shower and garden dechlorination
devices.

Publication Date: 
December 28, 2000
Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
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Legacy ID: 
10886

Pilots Prove that Larger is Better

Tertiary Filtration Piloting conducted at two different WWTPs demonstrate improved performance of large anthracite media compared to dual and single sand media filtration.

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Editorial Emphasis

About The Author: 

Bill Scully is the marketing manager for the United States Filter Corporation's General Filter and Microfloc Products. For further information, visit their website at http://usfilter.com

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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Legacy ID: 
10825

Filter Process Removes Cryptosporidial Oocysts From Water Supplies

A backwashable depth filter process removes and destroys these microorganisms with great efficiency.

About The Author: 

James A. Bell, P.E., is the vice-president of technical services at Smith & Loveless, Inc., a manufacturer of water treatment equipment in Lenexa, Kan.

Dr. Graeme K. Pearce is the technical director of Kalsep Ltd. of the United Kingdom.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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Legacy ID: 
10811