Case Studies

Technical Support and Service Are Key in A Place "Way Outside of Ordinary"

Posted on March 19, 2018

In 2012, the Water Department in Rangely decided to convert their chlorine gas disinfection system to on-site hypochlorite generation (OSHG) in an effort to improve overall plant safety. They chose the MC-80 Microclor OSHG by Process Solutions (PSI). The OSHG system was designed to operate approximately 12 to 14 hours per month and included enough storage for 2,500 gallons of .08% sodium hypochlorite.

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Treatment Plant Upgrade Includes Conversion to On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation to Ease Operations and Increase Safety

Posted on February 21, 2018

In February of 2014, EPM signed the contract for a 300 lb per day (136 kg per day) Microclor® OSHG unit. They began operation of the Microclor® unit at the existing water plant in August of 2014, while they awaited the completion of the new, expanded plant. By January of 2015, they were fully operational at both the new and existing plants. The Malambo Microclor® project represented the largest OSHG installation in all of Colombia and the first major gas conversion project for EPM.

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Tank Shark® Active Tank Mixing Proven to Be Superior to Dedicated Tank Inlet/Outlet Design

Posted on June 5, 2017

San Jose Water Company (SJWC) provides drinking water for over a million people in the greater San Jose Metropolitan region and is a recognized leader in drinking water treatment and distribution system water quality management. UGSI Solutions has partnered with SJWC on numerous projects over the last several years ranging from on-site sodium hypochlorite generation to tank and reservoir water quality management.

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City of Austin, Texas Installs a Total of 4,500 Pounds-Per-Day of On- Site Hypochlorite Capacity Using the Microclor® OSHG System

Posted on April 6, 2017

With 100 years of service history, Austin Water has seen enormous change in its 540 square miles of service area. Planning for the next 100 years has city and utility planners considering a diversity of sources, system resilience, and sustainability while being mindful of conservation goals.

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Lyon County Utilities in Dayton, Nevada Successfully Removes Burdensome Bulk Sodium Hypochlorite from Operations by Installing Multiple Microclor On-Site Hypochlorite Systems

Posted on October 4, 2016

Lyon County Utilities is responsible for providing safe drinking water to the approximately 13,000 residents of Dayton and Mound House.

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Monoclor Chloramine Residual Management System Manages Residual for Problematic 5.5 Million Gallon Tank for Eastern Municipal Water District

Posted on September 22, 2016

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) serves about 142,000 customers in Riverside County, California. The EMWD service area is one of the largest for any water district in arid southern California.

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City of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Installs Next Generation On- Site Hypochlorite Generation System and Enjoys Reliable Operation Since 2012

Posted on August 30, 2016

Located between Louisville and Lexington, Lawrenceburg boasts the advantages of a rural lifestyle with access to urban centers. With a large percentage of the city's treated water involved with the production of the region's famous bourbon, the Lawrenceburg staff takes water quality especially seriously.

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City of Punta Gorda Improves Distribution System Residuals by Installing the Tank Shark® Mixing System in Two Million Gallon Punta Gorda Isles Reservoir

Posted on August 25, 2016

Historic Punta Gorda, located on the shores of scenic Charlotte Harbor on the west coast of Florida prides itself in the proactive management of its water supply.

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Salt Lake City Public Utilities - Award Winning Big Cottonwood WTP, Experiences Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite System Reliability and Safety for Over Six Years

Posted on August 11, 2016

Located at the mouth of the Big Cottonwood Canyon, the Big Cottonwood WTP is one of three water treatment facilities providing treated water to Salt Lake City (SLC), Utah. The utility distributes water through about 1,300 miles of transmission and distribution pipe to over 90,500 connections.

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Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities in Cheyenne, Wyoming Successfully Moves from Calcium Hypochlorite Tablets to Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite Generation

Posted on June 17, 2016

During high demand, Cheyenne disinfects approximately 2 million gallons from well fields at an off-site location from the water treatment plant.

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Coastside County Water District, California Drives System Reliability and Sustainability with Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite Generation, Encore® metering pumps and PolyBlend® polymer activation

Posted on February 2, 2016

After over seven years of operation, the Microclor® system has proven itself in terms of reliability and safety. The clear, vertically oriented cells and the system's open architecture allows for easy inspection and simplifies any minor maintenance required.

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Daphne Utilities, Alabama, Enjoys More Than Seven Years of On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Production from Process Solutions, Inc. Microclor® System

Posted on January 25, 2016

Located along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, scenic Daphne, Alabama boasts one of the most proactive and progressive utilities in the country. In late 2007, the utility embarked on the design of a new wastewater plant located adjacent to a local high school.

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Trenton, Missouri Delivers Safety and Efficiency with On-Site Hypochlorite Production

Posted on December 10, 2015

During the spring of 2012, the utility embarked on the design and construction of chemical feed system upgrades at the existing water plant that would help the city manage the need for new capacity, better control of trihalomethanes (THM's) and improve operator safety.

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Utility Finds Way to Manage a Tank's Chloramine Residual

Published in AWWA's Opflow magazine - December 2015

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (Calif.) successfully used a mobile on-site sodium hypochlorite generator, coupled with dosing logic and tank mixing, to achieve adequate tank chloramine residuals during a time of drought, which led to the technique's adoption.

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The City of Baxter Minnesota Installs and Starts-Up an 800 Pound-Per-Day Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite System in Three Days

Posted on November 2, 2015

The City of Baxter, located in central Minnesota, has always endeavored to deliver superior and reliable service to their customer base with a strong dose of selfreliance. Their 5 million gallon per day water plant is located near a middle school and the Baxter Public Utilities Water Department (Baxter) determined that the safety of on-site sodium hypochlorite generation for water disinfection made the most sense for the community.

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Indiana American Water Eliminates Gaseous Chlorine at Hidden Lake WTP in Warsaw, Indiana

Posted on November 1, 2015

In 2000, Indiana American Water, a subsidiary of American Water Company, purchased the Warsaw Indiana system which serves a population of over 16,000. Indiana American then completed a Comprehensive Planning Study that included a number of upgrades and improvements to enhance the reliability, safety and water quality of the system.

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East Bay Municipal Utility District Successfully Manages Chloramine Residual in Ten Million Gallon Reservoir with the Process Solutions, Inc. Monoclor Chloramine Management System

Posted on October 7, 2015

Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) treats and distributes water to over 1.3 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. As one of the largest utility districts in California, EBMUD is a leader in the water industry's water quality, conservation and sustainability efforts.

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Burnsville Becomes First Metro System with On-Site Hypochlorite Generation

Published in the Minnesota Department of Health's Waterline newsletter, Summer 2015

Burnsville ultimately selected a Microclor® system from Process Solutions, Inc. of Campbell, California. The city became the first water system in the Twin Cities metropolitan area to opt for on-site hypochlorite generation and joined Baxter, Otsego, Fairmont, and Isanti as others in Minnesota to use the system.

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San Jose Water Company Solves Chloramine Residual Problem with the Process Solutions, Inc. Monoclor™ Chloramine Management System

Posted on May 20, 2015

Located on the southern edge of California's ever-expanding Silicon Valley, the San Jose Water Company treats and distributes water to over 1 million people. Founded in 1866, the investor-owned public utility has built a reputation for being focused on customer service and has been an early adopter of new treatment technologies.

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Chatsworth Water Works Commission Lowers Risk Profile By Converting to a Safer Disinfectant

Posted on March 2, 2015

Chatsworth Water Works Commission provides both water and wastewater services to the 5,000 residents of the cities of Chatsworth and Eton along with water service to the majority of the additional 35,000 Murray County residents in the nearly-350 square mile service area nestled in the northern part of Georgia at the foot of Fort Mountain.

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Washington County Water Conservancy District Enjoys Self-Sufficiency with the Microclor® On-Site Hypochlorite Generation System

Posted on February 27, 2015

The rapid population growth in the last 30 years has put significant strain on the County's water infrastructure, especially given the region is the second driest in the U.S., averaging about 300 sunny days a year. In 1962, the Washington County Water Conservancy District was created to conserve, develop, manage, and stabilize the water supply for its residents.

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On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation in Springfield, MO

Posted on December 3, 2014

Blackman Water Treatment Plant had been using chlorine gas for water disinfection since its construction in 1980. City Utilities had been looking at alternative disinfection options for several years and the decision to change their disinfection technology from chlorine gas was driven by public safety concerns due to increased local population and increasing regulatory requirements.

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City of Vacaville, CA Considers an On-Site System for Hypochlorite Disinfection.

Posted on October 13, 2014

Published by AWWA Opflow, October 2014 - When the city of Vacaville, CA was presented with the opportunity to move away from chlorine gas disinfection for its 12-mgd water plant, Chief Operator Richard MacLean embarked on a methodical process of evaluating bulk-delivered hypochlorite versus on-site hypochlorite generation for disinfection.

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City of Midlothian, Texas, Expands Water Treatment Plant with a Safe, Reliable Disinfection System

Posted on April 2, 2014

Process Solutions, Inc.’s Microclor® On-Site Generator Surpasses Safety and Service Expectations. Midlothian, TX – March 2014

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At the Main Treatment and Production Facility, Disinfection is Accomplished through Onsite Generation of Sodium Hypochlorite…

Posted on January 4, 2014

“…Daphne Utilities serves some 11,000 water customers in the city of Daphne and surrounding communities on the east shore of Mobile Bay. It also supplies wholesale water to one small neighboring area. The utility, founded in 1953, is governed by a five-member board appointed by the city council. Besides drinking water, it provides wastewater treatment […]

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After Evaluation, Microclor® Scores Well & Awarded Installation

Posted on July 9, 2013

Evaluation Conducted by Black & Veatch. To Download the Evaluation, click the following link: OSHG Evaluation for Burnsville, MN.   1.1 General This technical memorandum serves as a summary of the Proposal Evaluation conducted in support of the On-Site Hypochlorite Generation (OSHG) System Procurement Project by the City of Burnsville, MN (City). Due to differences in […]

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Rancho California Water District to Install their 46th Hypochlorite Generator

Posted on May 21, 2013

Published by Pollution Solutions, Online News May 21, 2013 01:13 PM – Read the Article on the Website The Rancho California Water District (RCWD) has gradually been replacing all of their gas chlorine disinfection with Microclor® on-site hypochlorite generators manufactured by Process Solutions, Inc. (USA). By the end of the summer, the Elm Street Pump […]

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Boca Raton to Install High Capacity Microclor® Hypochlorite Generators

Posted on April 15, 2013

The City of Boca Raton in southeastern Florida will be updating the disinfection systems at both their water and wastewater treatment plants with the addition of Process Solution Inc.'s (PSI) Microclor® hypochlorite generators. Wharton-Smith Inc., the City's contractor is installing five Microclor® Model MC-1500 systems, each rated at 1500 pounds per day of free available […]

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Upper Trinity to Install PSI's Microclor® Large Capacity Hypochlorite Generators

Posted on May 2, 2011

The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD), located north of Dallas, TX will be changing its potable water disinfection technology to use Process Solutions Inc.'s (PSI) Microclor® hypochlorite generators. UTRWD has purchased three Microclor® Model MC-2000 systems, each offering 2000 pounds per day of free available chlorine (FAC) capacity, for a total capacity of 6000 […]

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High-Desert City Decreases Water Scarcity Problems

Posted on April 5, 2011

Faced with a dwindling water supply, Albuquerque, N.M., launched an aggressive multifaceted program to address conservation, sustainability, and treatment. Albuquerque N.M., sits on a high desert mesa. Despite an arid climate and annual precipitation averaging less than 10 in., citizens believed a vast underground reservoir provided an adequate water supply. However, a 1993 US Geological […]

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