SPONSORED CONTENT: Contractor meets Southern Water’s EDM programmme

To meet the Environment Agency’s accelerated target that all Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) are fitted with Event Duration Monitoring (EDM) devices by 31 December 2023, Southern Water needs to install and/or upgrade EDM to 500 CSOs in AMP7 and has engaged Trant Engineering to develop a plan for their design, supply and installation.

Sponsored Content: Reusing wash water at equipment hire firm

MSE Systems has provided equipment hire firm Sunbelt Rentals with a fully automated wastewater treatment system following a successful rental and testing period in 2020. The firm was asked to provide a system that would dramatically reduce the amount of fresh water used by Sunbelt Rentals when cleaning the dirty Trakway panels ready for use by new customers. Trakway is a series of panels laid down to create access to fields and sites that are usually inaccessible to vehicles and pedestrians.

Sponsored content: Brazil plant chooses TS

Six Valmet Total Solids Measurement (Valmet TS) systems will be supplied as part of the delivery by SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions of water and wastewater treatment plants to Klabin’s Puma II project in Brazil.
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Bunding: A line of defence against leaks

A recent leak of an "acidic ferric salt solution" from a water treatment works into local waterways resulted in a £600k fine for a UK utility, and raised the possibility of enduring environmental damage. A widely-trusted line-of-defence against such leaks is the use of bunding. Chemical dosing solutions provider WES offers a review of the approach, its applicability and recent refinements

Cold water storage tank tests overlook possible presence of pathogenic bacteria

Water-borne bacteria that occur in drinking water storage tanks could be missed by standard health and safety tests

Somerset tank project will store 800k litres of sewer water

A £9.5 million project to boost the storage and treatment of wastewater gets underway near Bridgwater, Somerset this autumn, says Wessex Water. Construction teams will...

Sponsored Content: Low energy mixers make the long haul

Fifteen years since a major UK water utility chose Landia as its framework supplier for anoxic mixers, over 200 of the units continue to work day and night across the region.

Slurry spill precautions

Mark Horton of the conservation charity made the appeal to all farmers "to urgently check there is sufficient capacity in their slurry stores and that all above ground slurry tank valves are properly maintained and secure.”
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Cold storage road/rail container is world first

University of Birmingham experts have worked with one of the world’s biggest railway rolling stock companies to develop the first-ever shipping container using materials that store and release cold energy

Firm warns of increased microbial-influenced corrosion with IMO 2020-compliant fuels

Microbial monitoring specialist LuminUltra has highlighted concerns over the quality of some compliant fuels as the shipping industry gears up towards meeting the International...

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....
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Venting problems and the quest for cleaner air

Venting storage tanks is essential for safety and reliability but is a practice that has long been poorly understood and regulated, according to tanks expert Assentech. The specification and maintenance of critical components here - breather valves - often falls short of what's required, and  tank leakage is a widespread problem. But change appears to be afoot, as Envirotec discovered

Decarbonisation depot

In an investment worth tens of millions of pounds, a storage facility for the temporary storage of liquid CO2 will be constructed by Future Biogas by the end of 2024 on a dedicated site at Saltend, comprising up to 32 CO2 storage tanks.

Space-saving separator

Sites with restricted space and access can mitigate the risk of hazardous oil pollution with BoxSep, a new space-saving separator from environmental services provider, Adler & Allan.

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...

Dual range portable monitor fits inerted tank monitoring applications

Crowcon Detection Instruments has launched a new dual range portable monitor to add to its acclaimed Gas-Pro range
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A new level for radar?

One of the most significant recent developments in level measurement for containers and tanks is the emergence of a new class of seemingly affordable and high performance radar level sensors. VEGA Controls provides some background on this development and the firm's Matt Westgate answers questions on issues such as the signficance of MCERTS certification for this class of sensor.

Coatings firm marks milestone

Premier Coatings is celebrating 40 years of trading this year. Founded in 1982 and operating from Smarden in Kent, the firm specialises in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of corrosion prevention and chemical resistant coatings, linings, and waterproofing systems.

Sponsored content: Anti-corrosion system provides long-term protection for jetty piles at Ullapool harbour

In 2020, Shearwater Marine Services was awarded a contract to install protection for jetty piles at Ullapool Harbour in the Scottish Highlands, on behalf of The Ullapool Harbour Trust
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Radar reaches a new level

Radar offers many performance advantages, although cost and complexity has restricted its use. All that could be changing now