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June 1, 2014
Technology developed by Algal Scientific Corp. (Northville, Mich.; www.algalscientific.com) uses algae to remove soluble organics, nitrogen and phosphorous from medium- to high-strength wastewaters in a single step. The technology is an alternative to multistep treatment processes involving the use of bacteria and chemical treatment. The...
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September 28, 2010
Question: How are hydrocarbons best removed from water? Answer:  First, the type of hydrocarbons present must be identified. Typically, the hydrocarbons in question are in the form of oil or an oil-like substance. In that case, the miscibility of oil will have a major influence on the process used. If the oil is immiscible in water and the droplet size is large, the droplets will probably rise rapidly...
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June 10, 2010
Question:  What is driving the trend toward increased water reuse and how is membrane technology addressing this? Furthermore, what does the future hold for water reuse? Answer: Meeting water demands and ensuring a plentiful supply of water for future generations is a top-of-mind issue for the water industry today. Adequate, safe and accessible water supplies are essential to sustaining life and...
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March 23, 2010
Question: Stricter wastewater regulatory environments and water availability continue to drive water reuse and recycle in the chemical and petrochemical industries globally.  What should companies consider when evaluating water reuse as part of the manufacturing and wastewater process? Answer: While reusing wastewater can be an economical alternative to internal or external fresh water supplies, there...
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