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Wastewater Treatment for Power Plants: Considering Zero Liquid Discharge

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Sep 5, 2017 8:02:14 PM

Water management is a high priority for power plant owners. There are many factors that can make it a particular concern, such as stricter environmental restrictions on wastewater discharge, regional water shortages, and the public perception of power plants. Implementing Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) can help solve these issues.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse, Wastewater Treatment

Plant Bowen Pilot Project Enables Testing of FGD Wastewater Treatment Processes

Posted by WesTech Engineering on Aug 18, 2017 2:08:22 PM

The Water Research Center (WRC) is a research facility established in 2012 at Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen. The WRC facilitates the development and demonstration of water treatment and conservation technologies.

The facility, which is the first research center of its kind in the U.S., is a collaborative effort between the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Southern Research (SR), Southern Company, its subsidiary Georgia Power, and 14 other utilities.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse, Wastewater Treatment

Converting Wastewater Algae Into High-Value Resources

Posted by Floyd Griffiths on Oct 13, 2016 2:26:40 PM

 

Originally published in Water Environment Federation's World Water Magazine

In a corporate-academic partnership unique to algal research, WesTech Engineering, Inc. and Utah State University’s Sustainable Waste-to-Bioproducts Engineering Center (SWBEC) are developing processes for more efficient harvesting of algae from municipal wastewater and other nutrient-rich sources. Floyd Griffiths of WesTech Engineering, Inc. reports on joint research efforts for converting algae into high-value bioproducts.

Corporations frequently establish joint research partnerships with universities in diverse fields; however, such collaboration seldom occurs in algal research, which has almost exclusively remained within the province of universities.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse, Multi-Barrier Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment

Utilizing Unconventional Water Sources for Industrial Reuse

Posted by Jeff Easton on Mar 22, 2016 6:02:26 PM

Reclamation and reuse of unconventional wastewater sources for plant raw water, cooling water and process pre-treatment has increased substantially due to increases in the cost of drinking water, recurring water shortages that can impact business operations, and tightening government regulation.

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Category: Industrial Water Reuse

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