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Archive for March 12, 2019

How Water is Reclaimed and Cleaned Up

Written by admin. Posted in Dfars compliant material, Filtration, Screen belts

Earth is known as a “water world”, and for good reason. Oceans cover nearly 75% of the surface, and even the land has many lakes, rivers, and even inland seas and water tables. And for all of history, the human race has needed water for survival. At first, water was used only for drinking, washing, and fishing in ancient times. Now, water has many industrial purposes as well, and public water utilities are the norm in towns and cities throughout the world. Even the ancient Romans and the Harappan civilization of northern India made use of primitive sewage and plumbing systems. Plumbing gets its name from the Roman word for “lead,” since lead was used to line ancient roman pipes (which is why lead’s atomic symbol is Pb). On a more industrial scale, water must be cleaned up and made usable in water processing plants. Those plants use hardware such as a dewatering conveyor, filter belts, metal mesh material, and more to make water