Microfiber filter technology receives NSF certification

Amiad Water Systems, a global producer of water treatment and filtration solutions, announce in March that its AMF microfiber filter technology has been evaluated...

Water utility secures contract to employ new metaldehyde treatment technology

Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) has secured a contract with Trant Engineering Ltd to deliver a new compact treatment stream for Affinity Water, supplying an...

Commercial water purification system may have caused pathogen infection in hospitalized patients

A study of four cardiac surgery patients in one hospital has reported that they developed Mycobacterium abscessus infections, a multidrug-resistant nontuberculous mycobacteria, potentially due...

Utilities should embrace technology providers in AMP8

As the demands of AMP8 and the ambitious targets of The Environment Act come into focus, water companies need to embrace technology companies much...

Pumps trade association announces additional keynote speaker for its 2024 Annual Meeting

Europump (the European Pump Association)* continues to develop the programme of presentations for its 2024 Annual Meeting, taking place at the De Vere Beaumont...

Sludge process participates in mine water treatment trial

Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) is taking part in trials to show the treatability of the mine water from the historical closed tin mine at...
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DAF unit is temporary solution for sludge blockage

Siltbuster Process Solutions says it has solved the problem of excess floating sludge at Wessex Water’s Compton Bassett sewage treatment works in Wiltshire

Top Scottish chippie becomes champion of fatberg fight

An award-winning fish and chip shop has become an official champion of Scottish Water’s campaign to free sewers of fatbergs. Cromars is backing the six-month...
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Siloxane sentinel

As monitoring firm Safe Training Systems (STS) says, the production of biogas from wastewater AD ticks all the green eco boxes and has few objectors

Vast amounts of valuable energy, nutrients, water lost in world’s fast-rising wastewater streams, says...

Enough energy to power all households in the USA and Mexico; Enough nutrients to meet ~13% of world fertilizer needs; Enough water to...

Sewage scandal goes to the High Court

  On Wednesday 5 to Thursday 6 July, the High Court will hear a legal challenge that aims to force the Government to toughen up...

Retrofit boosts energy efficiency at wastewater treatment plant

A recent blower system retrofit at a wastewater treatment plan produced a noticeable uptick in energy efficiency resulting in significantly lower OPEX, explains gas...

Using E. coli to detect heavy metal contamination

Scientists have demonstrated that the bacterium Escherichia coli - often associated with contaminated food - can be used as part of a system to...

Yorkshire Water trials satellite-based leak detection monitoring

Satellite technology used to hunt for water on other planets in the solar system has been trailed by Yorkshire Water to help identify underground...

Eco-friendly jetting backs super-thin tank technology at new hospital car park

Sustainable drain cleaning technology deployed by Lanes Group plc has supported the installation of a ground-breaking ‘super-thin' source control stormwater attenuation system that has...

Firm specifies valves for flagship water treatment works

South West Water’s new Mayflower water treatment (WTW) works is due to become operational in autumn 2019, employing what seems to be a novel...

Pipe resilience project awarded £3.3m in latest Ofwat innovation competition

An initiative, called Designer Liner, which could reduce leaks and burst water pipes across the country has today (16 May) received £3.3m in funding...

Boiling tap water helps remove microplastics, says study

Nano- and microplastics are seemingly everywhere — water, soil and the air. While many creative strategies have been attempted to get rid of these...

Packaged treatment plant supplier eschews post-Brexit jitters in favour of European growth strategy

Wastewater specialist WPL is targeting the European market with investment in its Diamond compact packaged treatment plant range. The company, which is based in...

Anglian Water successfully trials Arvia technology

UK utility pilots tertiary treatment combining oxidation and adsorption Effective removal rates achieved for a number of substances investigated Trials of an advanced tertiary water and...