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…

When Green Faces Reality – Mass Balance

It is always a challenge to have unbridled discussions on the topics of pollution, climate and environmental issues because people love to focus only on the science that supports their narrative.  For example, those who believe Solar technology is clean and efficient only consider the performance of the shiny panel out in the field. They ignore the tremendous amount of fossil fuels used in manufacturing, the destruction of land and…