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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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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Alternative Technology Filtration Plant Based on California Department Regulations

Faced with exorbitant costs for conventional filtration treatment, one California city tried an alternative technology.

About The Author: 

David Pafundi is a water quality technician at the Yucaipa Valley Water District's Oak Glen Filtration Plant, Yucaipa, California.

Paul Berry is the technical services manager for Environmental Products Division, Hoffinger Industries, Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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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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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

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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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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

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December 28, 2000
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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

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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."

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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.

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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.

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December 28, 2000
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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."

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December 28, 2000
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