A Holistic Approach to Process Control – Part 2 of 2

In part one of this two part series, we introduced the City of Lebanon (PA) Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and described the objectives...

Recycling Earth’s Rapidly Shrinking Resource – Part 2 of 3

In the first part of this series, we examined some of the benefits of reusing wastewater, especially as it relates to food and beverage...

A Material of the Future

Today composite materials are used in wind energy, marine, construction, aerospace, military and defense, automotive, pipes, access covers, tanks and many more applications. Composites...

A Holistic Approach to Process Control

Secondary wastewater treatment, specifically activated sludge treatment, can be broken down into a series of unit processes, each of which are linked to the...

Recycling Earth’s Rapidly Shrinking Resource

Water is required throughout a food and beverage facility for various uses, including makeup water for cooling towers and boilers, washing of equipment and...

CIP Guidelines for Filter Membrane System Cleaning

Across both water treatment and chemical processing plants, keeping equipment clean is one of the keys to achieving a manufacturer’s promised efficiency standards and...

Electronic Water Treatment Reduces Fouling in Reverse Osmosis

Reverse osmosis (RO) is used in processes requiring high-quality, purified water, such in semi-conductor processing or biochemical applications and can be used to treat...

Uniform Distribution in Headers and Distribution Systems

PART 2/2 In part one of this article, we examined two common systems, one using compressible gasses, and the other using non-compressible liquids, that provide...

Uniform Distribution in Headers and Distribution Systems

PART 1/2 Cooling applications and many spray applications require uniform distribution of the cooling fluid over the affected area. Examples include, spray lines, spray towers,...

When Do Most Water Main Breaks Occur?

On March 11, 2014, in the LinkedIn blog “American Water Works Association,” Riley Vittitoe, the general manager for the water utility of Topeka, Kansas,...