Lignin Waste Transformed into Coconut-like Activated Carbon
By Henry Nowicki, PhD, Charles Carr and Richard Capp Introduction POU/POE devices with different media provide a drinking water final filter for many different applications. Taste, odor, color and toxic organics are best removed with […]
Activated Carbon Particle Size: Balance Between Kinetics and...
By Robert J. Potwora Activated carbon (AC) is a universal adsorbent. It is used to purify the water we drink, the air we breathe, many of the foods we eat and numerous industrial chemicals that […]
Case Study: Potable Water for Jakarta Indonesia Neighborhood...
By Simon Yang Introduction Water contamination is a major social problem worldwide, but in neighborhoods of Jakarta, Indonesia, the problem can be dire for many communities and families. The Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA) […]
Membrane Separation—More than Just RO
By Greg Reyneke, MWS Membrane separation is finally reaching a level of general acceptance as the powerful tool that it is for residential, commercial and industrial water treatment. Most dealers and users know about reverse […]
Membrane Separation and Filtration: Tried and True Technolo...
By Alan Murphy Introduction In reverse osmosis and nanofiltration membrane separation processes, membranes act as barriers against the normal hydrodynamic flow of water, thereby filtering liquids that contain high dissolved solids. This unique cross-flow filtration […]
IBWA Bottled Water Industry Update
By Chris Hogan Bottled water is enjoying its strongest growth surge in several years, reaching new volume and sales heights in the US with a record-setting consumption of 10.8 billion gallons and sales of $13.07 […]
Ozone – Why Aren’t You Using It Yet?
By Greg Reyneke, MWS Water is one of the most precious commodities on our planet. It is our job as water quality management experts to make that water cleaner, better and more useful while saving […]
Ozone in the Residential Sector: A Discussion on Future Opti...
By Marc DeBrum WC&P recently engaged Marc DeBrum in a conversation about ozone technology and its future in residential applications. These are his responses. The use of ozone has typically been associated with larger commercial […]
A Look at the Present and Into the Future of Potable Water T...
By Peter S. Cartwright, PE Introduction Water. Along with air, it is one of the two most critical components for life. This discussion is focused on water, how it is used, abused and taken for […]
California Drought Prompts Innovative Water Reuse for Highwa...
By John Meland Background The San Diego Freeway (I-405) in southern California is one of the most congested freeways in Los Angeles County, carrying more than 300,000 vehicle trips daily on some sections. The area […]