Private Chlorine Disinfection

Private systems, while not federally regulated, are vulnerable to biological contamination from sewage, improper well construction and poor-quality water sources.

About The Author: 

Bill Fehrman is Gas Feed
product manager for
Severn Trent Services.
He can be reached by
phone at 215-997-3773 or E-mail at bfehrman@ severntrentservices.com.

Activation Date: 
October 7, 2004
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
15503

High Arsenic Levels

Many of these homeowners were unaware that arsenic was present in their wells and only became aware because they were either selling or buying a home.

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on Private Wells Throughout the U.S. Place Homeowners at a Higher Risk

About The Author: 

Rich Cavagnaro is president of AdEdge Technologies in Atlanta, Ga. AdEdge specializes in development and supply of innovative technologies, adsorbents and integrated systems for removal of contaminants from aqueous and process streams. He can be reached by phone
at 678-835-0052 or by e-mail at
rich@adedgetechnologies.com.

Activation Date: 
June 29, 2004
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
15269

Chromium: Getting the Facts Straight

In recent years, chromium became a more talked about contaminant among consumers. It helped that not only was it being covered in news reports, but even Hollywood took a chance at bringing it to the forefront of concerns among consumers with its movie, “Erin Brockovich.”

Publication Date: 
March 30, 2004
Activation Date: 
March 30, 2004
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
15005

Evaluating Your Chlorination System

This article will focus on three popular forms of chlorine: gas, sodium hypochlorite and dry calcium hypochlorite tablets. Each has advantages and disadvantages relative to cost, convenience, effectiveness, storage and regulatory issues. A look at the pros and cons of each can answer many questions about what's right for your application.

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Tablet Chlorination Proves a Viable Alternative

About The Author: 

Carl Hammonds is founder and president for the Houston-based Hammonds Companies, Inc., a manufacturer of tablet water chlorination systems. Hammonds introduced the concept of factory engineered tablet chlorination systems to the industry during the mid-1990's as a sole source manufacturer for PPG Industries, Inc. In October 2000, Hammonds unveiled its own next-generation advanced technology tablet chlorination system.

Activation Date: 
August 27, 2003
Files: 
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
14377

Ozone Treatment for Residential Well Water

Your customers not only are expecting to have enough water supplied from their water source, but they also demand that it is of superior quality. Ozone's technology coupled with such treatment as filters or softeners can fulfill this expectation. Ozone does not need to be complicated in order to treat small water systems.

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Tech Update

About The Author: 

Myrle Melligan is sales manager and tech support for Triple O Systems, Inc., Campbell, Calif. She can be reached by e-mail at sales@tripleo.com.

Activation Date: 
May 30, 2003
Files: 
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
14119

The O-Zone: Today's Lesson: Well, Ozone Again

This column will discuss well ozone water treatment for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Well ozone water treatment systems for the removal of

Publication Date: 
November 27, 2002
Activation Date: 
November 27, 2002
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
13449

The Practical Use of Ozone for the Well Water Application

We'll discuss the well ozone water treatment application. Each application is a potential business in itself, which means greater revenue and profit. All that is necessary from you is the motivation to boldly go where you have not gone before.

About The Author: 

Roger Nathanson is president of Ozone Pure Water, Inc., Sarasota, Fla. Ozone Pure Water has been a full service ozone/water treatment supplier since 1980. Nathanson heads the system design, system allocation and R&D departments. His background includes mechanical engineering, plumbing/pipe fitting, swimming pool remodeling/repair, sales and marketing. He holds a U.S. patent on a proprietary ozone unit/ozone generator design. Nathanson can be contacted at 800-633-8469 or 941-923-8528; fax 941-923-8231; opw01@acun.com; www.ozonepurewater.com.

Publication Date: 
June 26, 2002
Activation Date: 
June 26, 2002
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
13173

Chlorination and Its Alternatives

Purification of drinking water containing microbiological contamination requires some form of disinfection treatment to kill or render microbiological organisms harmless.

Of the available disinfection treatment methods for private water systems, chlorination in the most commonly used.

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A disinfection choice for public and private water systems.

About The Author: 

Anne Penkal is the Capital Controls market development manager for Severn Trent Services, Inc., Fort Washington, Pa., an international provider of solutions to municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment operations. Penkal has more than 17 years experience in the water and wastewater industry. She is a member of the Disinfection Committee of the AWWA and WEF and is the official correspondent for The Chlorine Institute and The Chlorine Chemistry Council. Penkal can be reached at 215-997-4000; apenkal@capitalcontrols.com

Nadia Abboud serves as marketing coordinator for the filtration, disinfection and water bottling products of Severn Trent. A graduate of Villanova University, she received her B.S. in management with concentrations in international business and Arab and Islamic studies. Abboud can be reached at 215-997-4000; nabboud@severntrentservices.com

Activation Date: 
February 26, 2002
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12972

Upgrading Well Water Disinfection Systems

Disinfection systems treat one city's groundwater supply, allowing the city's aquifers to meet EPA and local water quality regulations.

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Hypochlorite Generation

About The Author: 

Randy Walsh is superintendent of plant operations for the Albuquerque Water Utility Division (AWUD), Albuquerque, N.M.

Activation Date: 
August 22, 2001
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
12545

Well Water Treatment: Ozone Helps Solve Water Problems at Bassi Ranch

An analysis of the raw well water (Table 1) shows a pH of 7.9 and 30 color units with >20 mg/L hydrogen sulfide, 5.6 mg/L iron and 0.6 mg/L manganese. Odor was detected at 10 threshold odor number (TON), indicative of the high hydrogen sulfide levels. To meet these water problems head-on, the homeowners formed the Bassi Ranch Mutual Water Co. in 1992.

About The Author: 

Ted Rich has been the director of marketing for ClearWater Tech LLC of San Luis Obispo, Calif., since 1992. The company manufacturers a complete line of mid-sized ozone generators for a variety of water treatment applications. For more information, visit the ClearWater Tech website at www.cwtozone.com; 800-262-0203; cwt@cwtozone.com

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
11830