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Ultrafiltration Membrane System Minimizes Operator Involvement, Handles Fluctuating Feed Water Quality

Posted by UF Membranes Team on Jan 26, 2017 7:45:00 AM

Packaged ultrafiltration membrane systems like WesTech’s AltaPac system are more flexible and accommodating of a site’s specific needs than one might think upon hearing the term “packaged.”

One particular East Coast site learned this first-hand, when they came to WesTech looking for a solution for treating a surface water source. The manufacturing company that owned the site wanted to use the water for cleaning their industrial process equipment, as well as pre-treating a portion of the water for a reverse osmosis unit.

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Category: Water 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

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