Water

Jul 25 2001
Recently the coastal city of Newport, Oregon, received a new $20 million wastewater treatment plant. The plant it will replace is located...
May 20 2001
P>The Accokeek standpipe is the southernmost water tank within Maryland’s Washington Suburban Sanitary District (WSSD). The WSSD consists of...
May 20 2001
Since the rest-stop facilities run by the Ohio Water Equipment Company of Plain City,Ohio (OWEC) are open and operating 24 hours a day, seven...
May 9 2001
May 6—12 is National Drinking Water Week (NDWW). It is our duty and opportunity as water professionals to make this week work for us by incorporating...
May 8 2001
The benefits of ultraviolet (UV) light in destroying waterborne diseases are well established. This article (part one in a continuing series) will...
May 8 2001
When the domestic water supply system at "Big John," The John Hancock Center in Chicago, began to show its age, the innovative pumping/...
Apr 24 2001
The city previously had installed a full bore magmeter but found that it was unreliable due to continuous fluctuations that in turn provided...
Apr 19 2001
Three French companies are meeting the water demands of large populations through the use of seawater desalination.Distillation and reverse osmosis...
Mar 18 2001
Conventional water treatment control systems often lack the ability to communicate all process parameters from a centralized location to the point of...
Feb 27 2001
The Water and Wastewater Utility Department of the city of Austin, Texas, manages the operation of a regional sludge processing facility...
Feb 27 2001
Over 100 years ago, the first wastewater treatment plant was built in Madison, Wisconsin — about 50 years before most other...
Feb 13 2001
Just the Facts Location: Eugene, Oregon Problem: Needed to enhance the existing stormwater system to remove metals from the water. Solution:...
Jan 15 2001
Major Disinfection Processes for Drinking Water Treatment Disinfection technologies readily available and in common use each have their strengths and...
Dec 28 2000
Managers of water treatment plants in the United States are very aware of the challenges they face to meet today’s standards for potable drinking...
Dec 28 2000
Aesthetic Concerns: Tastes and Odors Commonly, consumer dissatisfaction with water quality is expressed in terms of unpleasant taste and odor. The...
Dec 28 2000
Beginning over a century ago, studies have been conducted to address the broad range of drinking water quality problems that originate in water...
Dec 28 2000
According to George Bernard Shaw, "You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear" (Man and Superman–1903). There is a good chance that the recent...
Dec 28 2000
Water recycling has become a popular trend in the agricultural industry—one that creates an opportunity for water treatment suppliers to assist...
Dec 28 2000
Public Water Supply District #7 in Cass County, Mo., has combined an ultrafiltration membrane system with a ballasted flocculating/clarification...
Dec 28 2000
Consolidated Metal Products, Inc. faced a wide variety of problems in its Cincinnati automotive U-bolt manufacturing facility. These included zinc...