Bitcoin Mining and the Power Industry: Impacts and Outlook
You’ve no doubt heard of Bitcoin, the digital currency ecosystem that’s recently been getting attention for its steeply ascendant price, as well as for its impacts on the energy industry and the environment. While it was initially slow to take hold, adoption of Bitcoin is growing fast, prompting questions about its impact on the power … » Read More
The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act: How Will It Affect You?
On April 29, the United States Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021. If eventually signed into law, it would be the most significant federal investment in the nation’s water infrastructure in decades. So what is the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 exactly? This article will summarize the … » Read More
Five Ways Your Industrial Facility Can Reduce Wastewater Discharge Volume
As populations rise and continue to tax waterways alongside the effects of climate change, increasing water-access fees and ever-tightening effluent regulations can all seem to create a losing battle for industrial facilities that are looking to keep ahead of the water-shortage curve. If your facility, however, does a little preparation now in order to reduce … » Read More
What are the Best Ways Manufacturing Facilities in the Chemical Industry Can Reduce Water Usage?
If your chemical manufacturing facility needs better water-saving solutions for its business, you might be wondering, What are the best ways manufacturing facilities in the chemical industry can reduce water usage? Here, we’ll examine some of the methods you’ll need to consider as a water-tight industrial future ushers in stronger regulations and steeper water-usage fees, … » Read More
Reducing and Reusing Water in the Steel Manufacturing Industry
Steelmaking on an industrial scale dates back well over 100 years. Throughout its history, the steel industry has generated products that not only meet a variety of consumer needs but also play a critical role in manufacturing, construction, and transportation industries, among others. Whether produced from iron ore or recycled from scrap, steel production is … » Read More
How to Reduce Water Usage in the Pulp and Paper Industry
Without water—and lots of it—manufacturing pulp and paper would be all but impossible. Water usage in the pulp and paper industry is needed in almost every part of the process, whether the facility is digesting wood chips, making fiber slurries, or washing the machinery and rollers. Despite there being great progress over the years, increasing … » Read More
How Can You Reduce Water Used in Electrical Generation?
Electrical generation plants are among the heaviest water users industrially, second only to agriculture. As public concern for water scarcity continues to grow, power plants can expect to see new regulations targeting their use of water, as well as increasing costs for sourcing and discharging water. To stay viable in the long term, electrical generation … » Read More
Why Your Industrial Facility Should Plan for Water Shortages Sooner Rather Than Later
If you’re up to speed on water treatment industry news, you likely already know water shortages are increasingly the topic of conversation. According to the world water development report released by the United Nations in 2018,“more than 2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and . . . with a rapidly growing global … » Read More
Industry and Water Shortages: Is Your Facility Ready?
As water accessibility continues to shift and industry water shortages increase, most industrial facilities will need to adapt in some way. Water-intensive industries, in particular—such as the agriculture, food and beverage, and energy industries—will need to be the most resourceful, but the likelihood continues to increase that any industry could be affected. In areas where … » Read More
Five Ways Your Industrial Facility Can Conserve Water and Plan Ahead for Shortages
Environmental and water scarcity issues are expected to impact industrial facilities increasingly in the coming years, driving up both sourcing and discharge costs. To conserve water and prepare for these future challenges, many industrial facilities are beginning to look at water conservation strategies. In this post, we’ll explore “Five Ways Your Industrial Facility Can Conserve … » Read More
Can Your Facility Save Money by Reducing Its Water Consumption?
Historically, water has been widely available for industrial use at a low cost. But that’s changing. As global demand increases, so, too, has the looming issue of water scarcity. Whether spurred by rising costs, consumer demand for environmental responsibility, or by increasingly restrictive water use limits and regulations, many industrial facilities are beginning to adopt … » Read More