Jul 05, 2016

iWWD July/August 2016

One hurdle faced by many U.S. businesses that utilize surface impounds or wastewater control systems is viable outdoor odor management. With few effective and affordable industrial odor suppression options, businesses often locate far from urban centers…
Chemical companies are among the biggest water users on the planet, requiring almost 3 lb of water for every pound of chemical they produce. About 70% of this water must be cleaned and treated before it can be discharged, after being used only once.…
The effects of water scarcity and stricter environmental regulations placed on water usage are increasing the cost of using freshwater globally. The consequences of these increasing costs on food and beverage companies are twofold, since the companies…
One of the Southeast’s largest ice cream processors approached Ecologix Environmental Systems to help it solve a problem with excessive fats, oils and grease (FOG) in its effluent wastewater. The levels of FOG in the wastewater were far above the county’…
Ever wonder how important water is in making the semiconductors that run the world? The answer: very important. (Producing one smartphone alone takes roughly 240 gal.) I recently attended UPW (ultrapure water) Micro 2016 in Austin, Texas. The conference…
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