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Authors: Fiona C. Finlayson, Daniel Freeman, Sara Pietsch – Avsita Technologies (UK) ABSTRACT For many years ultrafiltration/microfiltration (UF/MF) has been replacing multi-media filtration as a seawater reverse osmosis (RO) or … Read More
In many cases membranes that experience algae blooms are said to be irreversibly fouled because too often generic leaning procedures do not fully remove the foulant. Raul Gonzalez will guide … Read More
Chromatic Elemental ImagingSM – An extremely accurate, high resolution imaging technique that identifies the exact location and concentration of elements in a foulant sample. Megan Lee will guide you through … Read More
Membrane scaling triggered an onsite visit by Avista. Review of operations indicated that membrane cleaning occurred every 2 weeks. An updated water analysis revealed that the well water quality had … Read More
A potable water treatment plant struggled to understand differences in fouling depositions between the lead and tail end membranes of their system, as well as how to optimize their pretreatment … Read More
A Municipal Site Reduces Cleaning Frequency and Prevents Chlorine Damage Megan Lee, Laboratory Services Manager, walks through the challenges faced by a system misdiagnosed with biofouling and the steps taken … Read More
Reverse osmosis systems relying on high metal groundwater feed can run for years without membrane cleaning as long as the operating conditions remain anaerobic. However, if an event introduces oxygen … Read More
This paper reviews 248 studies that were carried out over three years from 2012 to 2014. The data collected included brackish, seawater and nanofiltration membranes. This body of analytical work … Read More
The results of extensive laboratory studies are discussed to demonstrate novel approaches and techniques that confirm not all chemistries for preventing scale are the same. Laboratory studies will include looking … Read More