Huchler, L. A.

MarTech Systems, Inc., Lawrenceville, New Jersey

HP Water Management: Are your decisions based on obtained data?

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Let's talk about how operators and engineers make decisions over utility water systems. Take this short quiz; give your plant one point for each "true" answer and zero for each "false" answer: 1. T ..

HP Water Management: Update on water treatment for ethanol plants

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Several refiners have recently purchased ethanol plants; here are some insights into the water treatment issues in these plants. The unit operation with the most stringent water requirement is the low..

HP Water Management: Got risk? Cut costs safely

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

In this environment of cost cutting, plant personnel are reviewing ALL expenses including water treatment. Operations personnel often target water treatment costs for reductions for two reasons: 1) th..

HP Water Management: Cost-cutting in water utilities

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

The decline in the price for crude and finished products, especially transportation fuels, has reduced profitability for many refiners. In response to the harsh economic environment, many refineries h..

Update your industrial water treatment operations

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Improved membrane filtration designs and equipment are revolutionizing utility systems

HP Water Management: Hurricane 101: Prep and recovery for utilities

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

The aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita reshaped hurricane planning. Recent hurricanes in the Gulf Coast continue to teach new lessons about storm threats and methods to minimize risk and hasten ..

HP Water Management: Could ultrafiltration or microfiltration replace my gravity clarifier?

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

 Ultrafiltration(UF) and microfiltration (MF) are membrane-based technologies that remove suspended solids, but virtually no dissolved contaminants, from aqueous streams. There are two configurat..

HP Water Management: Could your process cooling tower close your plant?

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

LORAINE A. HUCHLER, Contributing Editor    Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonProcessing.com If legionella bacteria were present in the..

HP Water Management: Lessons learned: Online analyzers in utilities

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

LORAINE A. HUCHLER, Contributing Editor    Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Online analyzers are increasingly common i..

Improve waterside operation for waste-heat boiler

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

Better water chemistry practices can increase reliability of sulfur recovery units