Can I Design My Own Home Water Recycling Plant?

I was asked this question today. It seems logical, right? Take our drain water, process it and reuse it Wouldn’t it be great to have such a system? Can you imagine how much money one could make selling such a system? Can you imagine how much energy and water savings such as system could provide? How about you? Would you like to have such a water system? Well, hell, let’s…

How Can We Remove Bacteria From Water?

Ultrafilters, especially steam sanitizable ceramic filters are tremendously effective at removing bacteria. In general a filter with a pore size of 0.2 microns or smaller does an excellent job of removing bacteria. Both of these technologies are used in medicine and industry with great and repeatable success. RO also removes 99.9% of bacteria when operating in spec.

Round And Round It Goes Then Back To Us!

In continuing from my post about Mass Balance, stimulated by a recent technical conversation I submit today’s article. In particular my technical conversation was one about potentially cancer causing Fluoroalkyl contaminants which are commonly known as PFAS. These chemicals have been incorporated into consumer products for decades and can be found in uncountable numbers of items that we can’t live without. The contaminants are often called “Forever Chemicals” because the…