Tackling the Global Water Crisis

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Today, 39%of all the fresh water taken from rivers, lakes,and reservoirs  is ear marked for the cooling needs of power plants, that use fossil fuels, or nuclear power. The problem? A large portion of that water ends up floating away in clouds of vapor. In other words, hundreds of billions of gallons of clean, otherwise usable water, […]

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Chemical Disinfection for Wastewater Treatment

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Chemical Disinfection for Wastewater Treatment
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Chemical Treatment and in particular chlorine, which is the most widely used disinfectant globally,We’ll explore a bit the chemistry of chlorine and chlorine dosing We’ll look at different forms of chlorine, gas, liquid, and solid.Review the effectiveness of chlorine in reducing pathogens.Finally we will give an example of chlorine use in Haiti. Chlorine has been used […]

Water and Sanitation – Solid Waste Management

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This post regards water cycle and wastewater management. The first point is water supply. Water is essential for the  environment,food security and sustainable development. Fortunately, we have different sources of water: rainwater, rivers, lakes and ground water. Because of rapid population growth, combined with industrialization, urbanization, intensification of agriculture and water intensive lifestyles a global water crisis has developed, […]

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Why Flintshire Still Doesn’t Have Clean Water After 4 Years

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Four years ago, dirty water contaminated with lead started flowing from Flint’s taps, causing sickness and death, while officials denied there was a problem. “When we are dead and gone, these children will suffer for what we failed to do!” Now, officials insist the water is safe to drink – but residents don’t trust them. How many […]

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‘Water Is Water’: Recycled Wastewater Scores The Same

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Research suggests that the rest of the country may be ready for recycled waste water as well it sounds appetizing right? Experts say it is the way of the future and in a blind taste test, consumers actually preferred the taste: there’s nothing like a crisp, cold, bottle of water to quench your thirst what […]

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Introduction to Wastewater Treatment

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Introduction to Wastewater Treatment
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Hello there! Welcome to Wastewater Treatment Training. In this blog post we will be introducing you to the first topic of the Wastewater Treatment. Here, you will understand the basic concepts related to water and waste treatment, before we go into a more detailed approach of each of the treatment process steps This presentation will […]

Introduction to Wastewater Treatment – Part II

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Hello everyone, this is a continuation post of the Introduction to Wastewater Treatment – Part 1 Water treatment is any process that improves the quality of water to make it more acceptable for a specific end-use. The end use may be drinking, industrial water supply, irrigation, river flow maintenance, water recreation or many other uses, including […]

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Charcoal Water Filtration

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Charcoal Water Filtration
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Hello there, Welcome to Water Treatment Systems.In this post we’ll explains how you can make safer and cleaner drinking water for you and your family at a low cost This filtration method gets rid of several water contaminants You will need a preferably plastic container with a tap fitted to the bottom of one of […]