Membrane Technology

The American Membrane Technology Assn.'s tagline reads "Improving America's water through membrane filtration and desalting." Certainly the technology has come a long way in recent years. Read on to track the evolution of membrane technologies.
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May 14 2021
Surrounded by expansive, rugged peaks and waterfalls, the town of Telluride, Colorado, is home to a population of about 2,473 people. The town is in…
Apr 12 2021
Definition of Advanced Wastewater Treatment The American Institute of Chemical Engineers defines advanced wastewater treatment as “any process that…
Mar 30 2021
The future of wastewater treatment involves bubbles, just less of them, according to Peter Vale. As the technical lead for innovation at UK utility,…
Mar 24 2021
Organic fouling of an anion-exchange resin occurs (AERs) through the adsorption of the organics on its surface, which block the diffusion of mobile…
bioreactors
The electrochemical systems can work in series as shown here.
Feb 23 2021
Disinfection is a complicated affair. Solutions often require chlorine addition, changing out ultraviolet (UV) bulbs, handling the creation of ozone…
Oct 19 2020
In the coming years, surging population growth and escalating water demand will place greater stress on the world’s water resources. With future…
viruses and protozoa
The apparatus for high volume filtrate sampling of viruses and protozoa at Lake of the Pines WWTP MBR.
Oct 19 2020
Challenge testing has demonstrated high protozoa and virus log reduction values (LRV) by membrane bioreactors (MBRs), greater than six in many cases…
Sep 24 2020
The Samsung Hwaseong Campus became the first semiconductor site to earn the Carbon Trust Standard for Water.  This certification recognizes…
Jul 22 2020
It is estimated that the U.S. alone loses about 7 billion gallons of treated water per year due to aging infrastructure. Enter the world of water…
Jul 10 2020
Professor Patrick Drogui of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and his team tested the effectiveness of a tertiary treatment…
Jul 8 2020
What is Reverse Osmosis (RO)? Reverse Osmosis (RO) is a type of filtration that uses a semi-permeable, thin membrane with pores small enough for pure…
Jun 18 2020
Membrane bioreactors (MBR) are an activated sludge wastewater treatment process that introduces membranes into the secondary treatment process to…
Apr 24 2020
Wrangler Surpasses Global Water Goal with More Than 7 Billion Liters Saved Since 2008 In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Wrangler…
PFAS
Figure 1. PFAS removed by RO in a DPR Project
Apr 20 2020
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic fluorinated organic compounds widely used in industrial, commercial and consumer products…
Dec 11 2019
Location Calistoga, Calif. Project Size 9,000 gpd Cost $182,000 for bioreactors and aeration equipment Facility Owner  Castello di Amorosa…
Nov 26 2019
The enhanced Titan MBR membrane bioreactor system delivers a solid MBR operator experience with a streamlined prepackaged design, high-performance…
Nov 14 2019
University of Wyoming environmental engineer Jonathan Brant received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop new membrane…
Titan MBR Treatment System serving two housing developments in Indian Beach, N.C.
Titan MBR Treatment System serving two housing developments in Indian Beach, N.C.
Sep 19 2019
The Problem When developers of a condominium complex sourced wastewater treatment systems, it did so with two primary requirements: efficient land…
Jul 2 2019
The Aqua MultiBore C-Series ceramic membrane has been successfully applied in both water and wastewater applications with more than 140 installed…
Nuvoda earns prize
Nuvoda earns prize for Environmental Engineering & Science.
May 3 2019
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