Microfiltration: How Does it Compare?

Increased focus on technologies that meet tighter regulatory requirements and increased public pressure has motivated municipalities to take a serious look at microfiltration (MF) membranes as a viable treatment option. This article is intended to familiarize you with the basics of microfiltration and discuss how it compares to conventional alternatives.

About The Author: 

Thomas Muilenberg is an applications engineer specializing in the area of membrane systems with General Filter Company, a manufacturer of water and wastewater process equipment for municipal and industrial applications.

Publication Date: 
December 28, 2000
Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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10467

Membrane Applications in Water Plants

Faced with upgrading aging facilities, a Florida water utility decided to incorporate reverse osmosis.

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System Profile

About The Author: 

Ian Lisk is Editorial Director of Water Engineering & Management and Water & Wastes Digest. Significant input to this article was provided by staff at Metcalf & Eddy's Sunrise, Florida office, and at the City of Plantation, Florida.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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10221

Membrane Specialists Gather for International Conference

The latest on membrane technology for water treatment.Membrane system technology has been developed to a point where one or more of its forms can be applied to extract most of the contaminants of concern found in many raw water sources. Recognizing the importance of the latest findings to the drinking water supply community, the International Water Supply Association recently conducted a conference on the subject in Paris, France.

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Membrane technology

About The Author: 

Ian Lisk is editorial director of Water Engineering & Management and Water & Wastes Digest.

Publication Date: 
December 28, 2000
Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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10210

The Biological Activated Carbon Process for Water Purification

The biologically enhanced carbon process is an option for many water utilities.

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Water Treatment

About The Author: 

Bertrand W. Dussert is a technology specialist with Calgon Carbon Corporation. Gary R. Van Stone is business director with the same company, which is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Activation Date: 
December 28, 2000
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10180