Half-bridge scraper supplier claims edge on cost effectiveness

Half-bridge scrapers made by A&J Fabtech rotate around a central pivot in circular settlement tanks and are said to provide a cost effective option...

Cleaning system helps cope with flood events

An automated storm tank and screen cleaning system is available from spray nozzle specialist BETE. Developed a few years ago, the firm is keen...

Hydraulic study slashes surge vessel size

The replacement surge vessel required for the sewage network in Bracknell was calculated at half the size of its 30-year old predecessor, following a...

Standardised scraper scores on cost and construction quality, says firm

Wastewater treatment systems and services expert Jacopa has completely re-assessed and re-engineered its highly-regarded Copa circular tank rotary scraper range to produce an asset...

Feedstock storage taking up too much space at AD plants, says supplier

Too much storage area is being taken up for feedstock storage at AD plants, according to one designer and manufacturer of precast concrete elements...

£4.28 million flood defences go underground, overground in London parks

A £4.28m award-winning flood defence project in Southwark, South London, is combining above and below-ground temporary flood storage to create a pioneering solution at...

“Bomb-proof” Polyurea spray coating for tanks

LTS Systems UK has partnered with Prokol Polyurea coatings, the only CE Certified Pure Polyurea manufacturers in Europe with a whole of life warranty,...

Automated sludge system needs less air and cuts power and cost

AN innovative three-stage biological sewage treatment process, which cuts costs and improves efficiency, is approaching final commissioning at Nottingham’s Stoke Bardolph wastewater treatment works....
Robuschi Robox screw compressor

Screw package cuts energy by 30%

GARDNER Denver has launched its new Robuschi Robox Screw compressor and blower package for the wastewater treatment industry; designed to save customers up to...
Lipp Systems Ltd

Wakefield waste-to-energy plant opts for spiral tanks for AD and liquids

LIPP Systems UK has recently installed six new spiral seam tanks at a new bio-energy plant development in Wakefield, Yorkshire. These include three large...

UK debut for fine grit removal system

A RADICAL change of approach to grit removal in wastewater treatment plants, being introduced to the UK for the first time, could be fundamental...

Cash boost to help septic tank owners clean-up their act

Thousands of people across the North West could be polluting the environment without knowing it – all because they don’t love their septic tanks,...

Urea-ka!

YORK-based Dexter Watson has come up with an innovative sealed animal waste container, or "SAWC" for short. The firm says it is often approached to...

Heat exchanger cuts carbon emissions for malted ingredients maker

The 3-tank batch sludge pasteuriser system from HRS is said to provide 40% heat regeneration. Malted ingredients company Muntons (Stowmarket, Suffolk) is putting the finishing...
The SLD de-silter has an 18in access hatch at the bottom of the unit, so it doesn't need to be moved or tipped over to clean it. A stackable heavy-duty box frame surrounds the unit.

De-silter gives easy access

SLD Pumps and Power has introduced "an innovative de-silting settlement tank technology" to its hire fleet. The de-silter has been introduced to help reduce...
The sludge scraper employs a framework of plough-shaped blades which move the sludge in a reciprocating action.

Assessing Zickert sludge scraper performance

A three year project to increase capacity, improve odour control and deliver high-quality sludge for energy generation at Thames Water’s major Mogden, Beckton and...
King Tanktechnic Ltd

Still plenty of oil in the tank after all these years

TANK specialist King Tanktechnic Ltd (KTL) was shortlisted for a Milestone award at the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration's 2014 Awards in Coventry...

Primer offers in-depth look at flexible AD tank design

LIPP Systems UK has released a technical overview document for its proprietary tanks, designed to improve corrosion resistance and reduce total life costs in...
Run-off water at Heathrow can be contaminated with de-icing fluid, which has to be removed before it can be discharged into the sewerage system.

Spiral tanks store runway run-off

BAA Heathrow is investing in new waste water treatment facilities as part of a water management programme aimed at improving the environmental control infrastructure...
Purpose-built steel frames accommodate thermal expansion of the tank.

Cunning containment for corrosive cargo

UK plastic storage tank manufacturer Niplast has supplied two storage tanks to Suretank, a manufacturer of CCUs (Cargo Carrying Units) for the offshore oil...
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