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  • Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China

    Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more

  • Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

    Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more

  • Pure and Ultra Pure Water Systems

    When Pure and Ultra Pure Water are used by different types of industries such like wafer plants, solar panel plants and pharmaceutical manufacturers, the quality required may be different according to its application. Nomura Micro Science Co., one of the … … more

  • Chemical Treatment of Cooling Water

    The two objectives of proper cooling water system management are: 1. To extend the equipment life by avoiding corrosion or scaling of the metal surfaces in the cooling tower 2. To maintain efficient heat transfer for a proper use of … … more

  • Industrial Waste Water Treatment – Phase 1

    The industrial waste water treatment is separated into 3 main phases, each phase being more or less advanced and complex depending on the nature of the effluent to be treated and the discharge standard in force. Phase 1 is the … … more

  • Industrial Waste Water Treatment – Phase 2

    The industrial waste water treatment is separated into 3 main phases, each phase being more or less advanced and complex depending on the nature of the effluent to be treated and the discharge standard in force. Phase 2 is the … … more

  • Industrial Waste Water Treatment – Phase 3

    The industrial waste water treatment is separated into 3 main phases, each phase being more or less advanced and complex depending on the nature of the effluent to be treated and the discharge standard in force. Phase 3: Sludge Dewatering … … more

  • Water Footprinting

    The water footprint (as defined by the Water Footprint Network) is an indicator of freshwater use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. The water footprint of an individual, community or business is … … more

  • Virtual Water

    What is Virtual Water? The virtual-water content of a product is the freshwater “embodied” in the product, not in real sense, but in virtual sense. It refers to the volume of water consumed or polluted for producing the product, measured … … more