Have you ever wondered how clean your drinking water supply is? In this guide the water quality specialists at Water Treatment Services explain the processes around drinking water sampling and microbiological testing. The guide looks at the common types of testing, how to take a sample correctly, what happens in the laboratory, and concludes with a summary outlining how to interpret the test results once you receive them from the lab.
This expert water quality guide considers the process of iron and manganese removal from water supplies and why it is important. The guide looks at the problems higher concentrations of both minerals can cause and the importance of water testing. It concludes with a review of the most popular options for the treatment of water containing higher levels of iron and manganese.
In this article the experts at Water Treatment Services explain how UK water companies calculate business water bills and sewerage charges. The article looks at the different approaches applied to domestic and non-domestic customers; along with small, medium and large water users. It considers the role of the UK’s water industry regulator Ofwat in keeping things fair, and concludes by reviewing the different types of charging tariffs used by water companies.
This technical guide explains the process known as aerobic wastewater treatment, and how it is used to improve the quality of industrial wastewater streams. The guide looks at what the process involves, and how it works. It also considers each of the most popular types of aerobic system used by businesses including activated sludge, fixed bed bioreactors, moving bed bioreactors, membrane bioreactors and biological trickling filters.
This specialist guide has been written by the environmental experts at Water Treatment Services and considers groundwater remediation techniques for treating contaminated water and surrounding soils. The guide examines three main remediation techniques and looks at wastewater extraction, pumping, treatment and disposal considerations. It also considers specialist in-situ techniques including in-situ chemical oxidation, air sparging and soil vapour extraction.
In this expert guide the environmental specialists at WTS consider the most common techniques used in soil testing and the analysis of contaminated land and brownfield sites. The guide identifies the most common test parameters including VOCs, phenols, sulphides and cyanides; outlines the importance of sample preparation, and then examines a number of popular techniques used in the testing of soil samples.
There are lots of different types of food poisoning bacteria and viruses that can make us ill when we eat or come in to contact with contaminated food. In this guide our experts look at thirteen of the most common bugs that can cause food poisoning. We look at what foods they commonly affect, typical symptoms, what to do if you become infected and proactive tips on preventing contamination.
During any concrete production process it is important to ensure water quality standards are maintained and this can be achieved with a regular programme of concrete mixing water testing.