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What’s behind a boom in sludge?

The UK sewage sludge treatment sector is undergoing rapid change. Leslie Eaton of SEEPEX, a manufacturer of progressive cavity pumps, offers a view on where …

Case study: Process pumps and valves for filter feed processes

Cheshire pump company discusses a recent case study, a seemingly very complex pump application for which the firm entered discussions with a UK customer in …

All-in-one control valve removes need for costly by-pass

IVL Flow Control’s new C-Valve is said to offer leading-edge advanced pressure management, eliminating the need for a costly and time-consuming by-pass in …

Pump practicalities when fighting drought in Namibia

CP Automation has recently helped Rockwell Automation to provide the necessary power equipment to pump water from deep, underground boreholes in Namibia. …

Grinding technology for difficult pump applications

Motor management system claimed to make pump blockages ‘a thing of the past’

In a bid to tackle the problem of pump blockages, Anglian Water has extensively trialled the Simocode motor management system from Siemens, at over 200 of its …

Actuators enable reliable and economical automation at hydroelectric facility

Rotork says its CK Range modular electric valve actuators have provided a reliable and economical automated flow control solution for a hydroelectric …

New pump hits spot for viscous products at high temperatures

Finding that happy medium between a pump that can handle high temperatures but also handle highly viscous products appears to have become easier of late, says …

Butterfly valve for long-distance water transport

To round off its existing range of butterfly valves, the KSB Group has launched the new Aporis double-offset butterfly valve with elastomer sealing element. …

Pump system receives carbon reduction award

Engineering solutions provider Boulting Group has won the Water Industry Achievement Award for Carbon Reduction Initiative of the Year for its collaborative …

Power valve actuators deployed at Middle East refinery

Rotork fluid power valve actuators have been ordered for multiple applications at a new grassroots refinery under construction in the Middle East. With a …

“World’s biggest” gate valves deployed in Texas water pipeline project

In recent months Yorkshire based Blackhall Valves has played an important role in the gargantuan Integrated Pipeline Project (IPL), intended to improve the …

Remote water monitoring system trials in Africa

A new remote monitoring system to ensure rural communities have access to water is being trialled in Sierra Leone. The technology – a collaboration between …

Qdos pump replaces three diaphragm pumps at German water treatment plant

The water treatment plant at Riepe, in the East Frisia region of Lower Saxony, has replaced three diaphragm pumps with a Qdos series peristaltic pump from …

Variable speed drive cuts risk of sewage leaks

A pump control system based on an ABB variable speed drive is helping Severn Trent Water protect local homes from the risk of sewage overflow Severn Trent …

Specially-modified pumps used in Europe’s largest wastewater project

KSB Aktiengesellschaft, Germany, has supplied 21 pumps to Emschergenossenschaft for use in the Emscher sewer, also known as Emscher canal, which is currently …

Pump plan to save the Arctic ice

Scientists at Arizona State University (ASU) have come up with a proposal to tackle global warming by thickening Arctic ice using millions of wind-powered …

Small scale energy generation sets the scene for “next generation agriculture”

Describing your technology as “a slurry tank with a lid on” is unlikely to win any marketing awards, but with nine successful farm-based AD plants …

Flow switches protect pumps

Engineers responsible for municipal or industrial water storage, disinfection or effluent treatment systems will find the FlexSwitch® FLT93 flow switch from …

Variable speed pumping solution resolves fibrous hop sludge issues at Scottish craft beer firm

In the brewing industry, high operating temperatures and fibrous hop sludge can play havoc with pump equipment if it’s not specified correctly. When Scottish …

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