German WWTP achieves 97.5% phosphorus load reduction

Upgrade of chemical dosing equipment at a wastewater treatment plant in Germany is delivering high performance on phosphorus removal, says Thomas Klobuczynski, industrial...

Microbes can degrade the toughest PFAS, says new study

Under anaerobic conditions, common microbial communities can break the ultra-strong carbon-fluorine bond Engineers at the University of California (Riverside) are the first to report...

Q&A: Delivering holistic solutions to solve water challenges

To tie-in with BlueTech Forum 2022, Kamakshi Sharma, director of marketing and strategy for water technology company Aquatech International, shares her views on data-driven...

Comment: Dreaming the possible – data and the future of water

Experts in digital transformation set out how they believe advancements in data are playing a vital role in revolutionising the water industry. As...

Rainwater is no longer drinkable thanks to PFAS, say researchers

A perspective article by researchers from Stockholm University and ETH Zurich, published in August in Environmental Science & Technology, suggests that environmental contamination by...
Blockage detecting equipment in sewer

IoT sensors monitor sewage

Better protection of sewage infrastructure is the intended result of recent investment in Scottish Water's intelligent asset base, according to the utility.

Sponsored Content: Purifiers remove microplastics and PFAS

Independently verified research by Swedish water technology firm Bluewater has apparently verified the efficiency of its water purifier technology at removing up to 99.99% of health threatening microplastics and chemicals such as toxic PFAS from tap water.

Water challenge presents opportunity for cross-sector innovators

Innovators from multiple sectors including energy, manufacturing, transport and food and beverage, could have the opportunity to share their condition monitoring solutions with every...
HRS systems components connected by ethernet

Sponsored Content: The future potential of process control systems

Thanks to developments such as Industry 4.0, digitisation, and the cloud, together with improvements in process control and communication technology, it is easier than ever for equipment manufacturers to offer remote assistance and monitoring.

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

Instrument-lite assay

A technique has been demonstrated that allows users with camera phones to track the health of aquatic microorganisms, seemingly allowing water quality to be appraised within minutes.
Rainforest in Latin America

Global appraisal

A new study looking at the presence of pharmaceuticals in the world's rivers has found concentrations at potentially toxic levels in more than a quarter of the locations studied.

Firms achieve first drinking water spray lining in AMP7

Morrison Water Services, a part of M Group Services’ Water Division, is working in partnership with Yorkshire Water to deliver a drinking water...
Geolux radar technology station

Radar boosts flood analysis in Rwanda

Hydrology monitoring expert Geolux has provided technology being used to monitor the flow of mountain rivers in Rwanda - frequently a source of flooding that has in recent years devastated the region.

Q&A: Connecting water technology and its potential impact

With water undergoing a transformation, industrial end-users are increasingly embedding sustainable solutions within their operations. Snehal Desai, chief growth and sustainability officer at Evoqua...

Comment: Water in the US – a decade of turbulence

As technology and innovation consultancy Isle celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its presence in the US water market, Cristina Ahmadpour, Isle president and...
Roadside sustainable drainage systems in Salford.

SuDS bible gets an upgrade

British Water has produced a downloadable guide to help engineering and construction professionals applying the CIRIA sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) manual.

COVID-19 drugs persist in wastewater, and may pose risk to aquatic organisms

Certain drugs used to treat COVID-19 patients — including remdesivir, dexamethasone and antibiotics for associated bacterial infections — persist through wastewater treatment and may...

Disinfection added to treatment works on river Wharfe

Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection measures have been added to Yorkshire Water’s treatment works at Draughton and Beamsley to help improve water quality at the designated...

IoT satellite-based LoRa program and white paper launch

Mobile satellite services provider EchoStar Mobile has launched an early adopter program for pan-European satellite-based LoRa® Internet of Things (IoT) services and a white...