What is Wastewater, and How is it Treated?

Every day, billions of gallons of wastewater are collected from our homes, businesses, and industries. Wastewater is exactly what it sounds like: water that has already been used and disposed of via a tub, toilet, sink, or storm drains. Because it is full of contaminants that make the water no longer suitable for use, it is collected in the sewer system and delivered to plants for treatment to make the water safe to be returned to the environment. Continue reading “What is Wastewater, and How is it Treated?”

The Intricacy of Proper Instrumentation in Cleaning Produced Water

The cleaning of produced water during oil and gas production and exploration is a crucial, although costly endeavor. In the process of bringing oil and gas up to the surface from a well, several byproducts are also produced. Water is the largest of these byproducts by volume, with 882 billion gallons produced per day. This produced water contains a variety of other compounds and substances, including organic and inorganic compounds, grease, bacteria, and dissolved solids such as iron. Continue reading “The Intricacy of Proper Instrumentation in Cleaning Produced Water”

Sensor Manufacturing Capabilities at Dwyer Instruments

“I need it yesterday.” This idiom is a typical answer to a very common question in the manufacturing world: “When do you need this?”

This turn of phrase indicates urgency of the request, and often means that a product is already past its required delivery date. In instrumentation manufacturing, this sense of urgency is one that Dwyer knows all too well. We understand that our customers have a need that must be fulfilled by a set date for a variety of reasons. This can be the key to ensuring a project is completed on schedule, or to get production operational and bringing in a profit. It is for these reasons that Dwyer takes such pride in our 99.5% on-time delivery and 3 day average build time to order. Speed and urgency are part of our never-ending commitment to excellence. Continue reading “Sensor Manufacturing Capabilities at Dwyer Instruments”