NOVEMBER 2013: ISSUE 55, NUMBER 11
What is Wastewater? Primary Basics of What to Do with it
by Daniel L. Theobald
Pages: 22 - 24
Wastewater, the waste discharge that first comes to mind in any discussion of stream pollution, is the discharge of domestic wastewater, which contains a large amount of organic waste.
Considering the Pros and Cons of RO Systems and Current Alternative Technologies for Household Water Purifiers
by Sanghyeon Kang, PhD, CWS-VI
Pages: 26 - 31
Several technologies (such as membrane, filtration, chemical treatment, etc.) are widely used for purification of drinking water.
Big Motors, Big Trouble: RO Hard Start
by Matthew Wirth
Pages: 32 - 36
A tsunami, a rogue wave, a tidal wave, a storm surge brought on by a hurricane—the enormous force created by water is undeniable.
Hydrodynamic Design, Part 10: Sizing Pumps
by C.F. 'Chubb' Michaud, CWS-VI
Pages: 42 - 46
In previous chapters, it was pointed out that a filtration system design is an exercise in engineering.
Cooling Tower Blowdown Treatment and Reuse — A ZLD Case History
by Peter S. Cartwright, PE
Pages: 48 - 52
The High Desert Power Project, LLC is a large California power generator using microfiltration (MF) technology to treat and reuse cooling tower blowdown in a ZLD (zero liquid discharge) process.
Creative Marketing: Make Surveys Part of Your Marketing Mix
by David H. Martin
Pages: 14 - 16
Public relations professionals have known forever that a great way to create news is to include the results of an original customer survey in company press releases and feature articles.
Dealer Profile: Independent Dealers: What Makes Them Tick?
by Denise M. Roberts
Pages: 38 - 40
Over the past eight years, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing many dealers, manufacturers and distributors. Each occupies their own special area of the water treatment industry and have a specific focus on what they do and why.
Water Matters: Updates to NSF/ANSI 58 Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Treatment Systems
by Rick Andrew
Pages: 54 - 56
NSF/ANSI 58 Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Treatment Systems is the American National Standard for POU RO systems.
On Tap: US Public Water Supplies: First Positive Confirmations of Deadly Amoeba
by Kelly A. Reynolds, MSPH, PhD
Pages: 58 - 60
On October 9, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, was found in at least five test sites in a Louisiana public water system.
Viewpoint: Another year nearly gone
by Kurt C. Peterson, Publisher
As we turn the corner into the fall holiday season, there is much to reflect upon about the past year.
People: November 2013
Pages: 18 - 19