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Water Filtration Methods and Processes -
Counting the Ways, Part 1

By Gary Battenberg What is Filtraiton?  By definition, filtration is that process whereby fluid passes through a porous substance to...
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Water Filtration Methods and Processes -
Counting the Ways, Part 1

By Gary Battenberg What is Filtraiton?  By definition, filtration is that process whereby fluid passes through a porous substance to...
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Water Filtration Methods and Processes-
Counting the Ways, Part 2

By Gary Battenberg  In Part 1 of this series, we looked at the definition of and a brief history of...
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Water Filtration Methods and Processes -
Counting the Ways, Part 3

By Gary Battenberg In Part 2 of this series, we looked at the finer points of filtration regarding clarificaiton and...
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Water Filtration Methods and Processes-
Counting the Ways, Part 4

By Gary Battenberg  In the final part of this series, we are going to look at the diverse types of...
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Arsenic in History

By Gary Battenberg Present day for those of us who are presently engaged in remediating water problems arsenic is one...
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Protection of Contaminated Water Supplies through Implementation of Proven Remediation Techniques

By Gary Battenberg and Norma Lara Leep  In July 1989, a summit meeting was held in Paris, France and attended...
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Arsenic Toxicity: Why and How to Remove it from Drinking Water

By Gary Battenberg What is Arsenic Toxicity?  Arsenic Toxicity, also referred to as chronic arsenicosis in humans, is well known...
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Do's and Don'ts of Activated Carbon Application

By Gary Battenberg Brief history The Ancient Egyptians used charcoal to smelt ores to make bronze, adsorb unpleasant odors, cure...
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The Evolution of the Water Conditioning Control Valve

By Gary Battenberg Consumers today who enjoy the benefit of soft or conditioned water for their homes have the advantage...
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Groundwater Depletion and Decline Caused by Sustained Pumping

By Gary Battenberg A brief history of water pumping 2000 BC:  The Egyptians invent the Shadoof (a seesaw-like device) to...
By Gary Battenberg and Peter Cartwright, PE  When asked what kind of water is ideal to consume...
By Gary Battenberg Two high-profile contaminants of concern Lead in drinking water has been a major topic in the 24-hour...
By Gary Battenberg Arsenic (As) is a naturally occurring contaminant found in many groundwater sources.  It generally occurs in two...
By Gary Battenberg A brief history Maple syrup production is not only a popular hobby for those who want the...
By Gary Battenberg Uses in the water treatment industry, activated carbon (AC) is widely used for taste and odor removal...
By Gary Battenberg  In 1982, when I was first introduced to water conditioning, the only thing I knew about water...
By Gary Battenberg Certified water treatment products represent a significant investment by the maker/manufacturer, which ensures that the products will...
By Gary Battenberg  Before the advent of thermoplastic fittings, the water conditioning industry was basically limited to...
By Gary Battenberg We first looked at the introduction of the push-fit type of plastic fittings in the mid...
By Gary Battenberg  Water Dispensers and coolers have been commercially available since the 1930s but bottled water has been...
By Gary Battenberg In the beginning Ion exchange water softening is the backbone of our industry, with filtration and reverse...
By Gary Battenberg  In Part 1, we looked at the early history of cation exchange from 1766 to early/mid-1900s with...
By Gary Battenberg In the beginning Ion exchange water softening is the backbone of our industry, with filtration and reverse...
By Gary Battenberg  In Part 3, we looked at the combined regeneration sequence of brine and slow rinse for down-flow...
By Gary Battenberg In the final installment of this series, we will look at up-flow (counter-current) regeneration, the benefits and...
By Gary Battenberg  As often happens, topics of interest to WC&P International readers may be found in general conversations.  The...
By Gary Battenberg in 1850, agriculturalist Harry Stephen Meysey Thompson and chemist John Thomas Way observed that when a solution...
By Gary Battenberg, Nancy Prosser and Stephen Wiman, PhD   For much of the Southwest, water is in very short...
By Gary Battenberg In 2010, the comparative operating costs of conventional water treatment versus whole-house...
By Gary Battenberg The purpose of this comparative study is to find and recommend the best treatment process for...
By Gary Battenberg When the US EPA lowered the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for arsenic from 0.050ppm to 0.010...
By Gary Battenberg Rainwater harvesting... the ancient technique of capture, diversion and storage of rainwater.  It is useful for...
By Gary Battenberg The most appealing aspect regarding ozone production is eliminating the maintenance of a chemical dosing pump and the routine batch...
As there are a number of factors inhibiting ozone's ability to become...

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