REVERSE OSMOSIS, REDUCE FOULING IN SCALING IN THE ELEMENT

REVERSE OSMOSIS, REDUCE FOULING IN SCALING IN THE ELEMENT

The Henkel Corporation and Aqua Membranes have introduced a printed spacer technology for spiral-wound element design and manufacturing, eliminating the need for conventional plastic mesh feed spacers by printing spacer patterns directly onto flat sheet membrane materials. The spacer patterns have the potential to reduce fouling and scaling in the element and offer a more open…

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Why Price of Some Imported Products is Rising

Much of the price increases we are seeing on imported products could be related to record and near-record shipping costs. The rate to ship a 40-foot container continues to climb as demand far outpaces supply. The Drewry World Container Index rose 7% during the week ended last Thursday to touch $5,193, a nearly fourfold increase…

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Huge Water Wastage in South Africa

Huge Water Wastage in South Africa

In South Africa massive volumes of potable water are going to waste and huge infrastructure spend is being planned to meet growing water needs, at a time when the country can least afford it, largely because of a lack of coordination and communication between the public and private sector. Suzette Scheepers, CEO of Messe Muenchen…

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Water Quality a Worldwide Concern

Water Quality a Worldwide Concern

Among the most significant environmental concerns facing the country, which Americans are most concerned about are the ones that affect water quality, according to the latest iteration of Gallup’s yearly environment survey. “When it comes to environmental problems, Americans remain most concerned about two that have immediate and personal potential effects,” Gallup concluded. “For the…

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600 Series CPPL High Flow Pleated Cartridge

600 Series CPPL High Flow Pleated Cartridge

600 series CPPL is part of a product family, which is designed for the industrial filtration market. The main features of the 600 series products are the large filter area and the practical engineering characteristics. The diameter of the cartridge is 6″(152 mm), and its maximum length is 80″ (2032mm). The largest handling capacity of…

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Two Wastewater Treatment Plant Employees Found Dead In Pumphouse

Two Wastewater Treatment Plant Employees Found Dead In Pumphouse

In a tragedy that rocked a community in Nebraska, two city employees were found dead at the state’s McCook Wastewater Treatment Plant according to recent news reports. The cause of death was not immediately reported as the investigation was ongoing but toxic gas and hazardous material inside of the facility required local fire and rescue…

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ETHIOPIA’S GRAND RENAISSANCE NILE DAM

ETHIOPIA’S GRAND RENAISSANCE NILE DAM

It’s filling at too hasty a pace could spark a regional war The annual June- September rains are under way and filling of the giant dam has begun. The water is not for irrigation but is needed to power Africa’s biggest hydroelectric power plant. So why the big fuss from Egypt? Because Egypt relies on…

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Water Scarcity in South Africa

Water Scarcity in South Africa

South Africa is rated as the 30th driest country in world, along with an increasing population which puts pressure on available water resources. The average rainfall in South Africa is 500mm per year compared to the world average of 860mm. The average water usage per person is South Africa is 237 litres per day, while…

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