Month: May 2019

Brine Treatment and Disposal Alternatives

Any solution that has a high amount of different types of salts such as sodium chloride is considered to be a brine solution. These types of solutions can either be created naturally or by an industry of some sort. Though this is the case, brine waste that is a byproduct of a particular industry has a tendency to contain much higher amounts of these types of solutions. A byproduct is a product that is created from the process of manufacturing. So if a company is manufacturing or creating a product, then a secondary product is created, not intentionally but by coincidence, this is a byproduct. A by-product can be one or two things, it can be marketable, which means the industry can make money off it, by selling it some kind of way. Or it can be useful, or lastly, it can be simply waste. Brine is waste and has not been adopted for any kind of marketable use.

How is Brine Harmful?

Brine is unintentionally developed by industries that produce gas and oil. It’s contents consist of salt, oil and other matters such as injection water, etc. Because of the very high concentrated amounts of salt in this product, …