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+1 ABSTRACT/SYNOPSIS The idea of having healthy alternatives to sugary soda drinks and yet provide the same or even better satisfaction and thirst-quenching feeling without being bloated and sluggish sounds too good to be true. This has been made possible thanks to the innovation of sparkling water – a low-calorie alternative to sugary, carbonated drinks....
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+1 Sparkling water or carbonated water has gained tremendous popularity over the last decade. For many people, sparkling water is the perfect beverage — versatile and utterly refreshing, able to cleanse the palate and it contains zero calories. And it sure seems to be having a moment. Sales of packaged sparkling water have skyrocketed since...
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+4 The popularity and demand of carbonated water has skyrocketed in the last decade. “Carbonated Water” is an umbrella term that consists of different types of products such as – club soda, seltzer, sparkling, and tonic water. This episode discusses the different types of carbonated water available in the market and the different technologies available...
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+1 Whole-house filtration systems or Point-of-Entry (POE) are water treatment devices that are installed on the main supply line (usually near the water meter or pressurized storage tank and treat all the water used in the home (at the point of entry into the home; thus, the name). Whole- house filtration systems are good to...
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0 The global home water filtration unit market size was valued at USD 8.6 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a compound annual growth rate of 15.9% from 2019 to 2025. In recent years, the market has gained immense traction as a result of changing lifestyles, especially in urban areas. The scarcity of...
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0 THE NEED FOR DESALINATION AND TYPES OF TECHNOLOGIES FOR DESALINATION As the world population is growing, the need for freshwater is increasing. Water desalination is a means for producing fresh water from saline water abundant in seas and oceans. Various technologies have been used to desalinate saline water with different performance characteristics. This article...
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0 Point-of-use (POU) systems treat the water where we drink or use water such as kitchen faucet, shower head, etc. and include water pitchers, faucet filters and under-sink reverse osmosis (RO) systems. Whole-house/point-of-entry (POE) systems treat the water as it enters a residence. They are usually installed near the water meter (municipal) or pressurized storage...
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0 Nitrification is a microbial process by which reduced nitrogen compounds (primarily ammonia) are sequentially oxidized to nitrite and nitrate. Ammonia is present in drinking water through either naturally occurring processes or through ammonia addition during secondary disinfection to form chloramines. The nitrification process is primarily accomplished by two groups of autotrophic nitrifying bacteria that...
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0 Mercury is a naturally occurring metal that combines with other elements to form inorganic mercury compounds. Mercury also combines with carbon to make organic mercury compounds. The major source of mercury is from natural degassing of the earth’s crust. Mercury in water has the potential to cause kidney damage from short-term exposures at levels above the...
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0 Phosphates are chemical compounds containing phosphorus. Phosphorus is a non-metallic element which is necessary for life and is found in rock as inorganic phosphates. As water runs over and through rocks it carries off small amounts of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and phosphates. Inorganic phosphates are a plant nutrient and are taken in...
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