Other events & courses

Other events & courses – WWAC symposium & MWWT unit

• Municipal Waste Water Treatment The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has provisional dates for the unit Municipal Waste Water Treatment (MWWT). This...
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Innovative aeration promises wastewater energy savings

Phil Burge of Swedish bearings company SKF explains a new aeration blower solution, and its potential to lower energy costs, improve operational efficiency and...

Continuous measurement of sludge density helps generate more electricity

Pulsar Process Measurement has supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent’s Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement...

Action and reaction

As international pressure mounts on industry to clean up its act and make bigger energy savings, companies have had to respond by adapting their...
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Rotating sludge scraper makes savings

A new technology for circular sludge settlement tanks in wastewater treatment has the potential to achieve major operating and energy savings for all UK...

The advantages of dewatering

By Steve Lawrie of Dexter Watson, a supplier of design services to the waste sector One place where the mounting pressure on water authorities is...

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...
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WWEM 2014 details announced

The organisers of WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, have announced the details of the Conferences that will...

Sludge treatment past and future

Dr Bill Barber of AECOM offers insight into the origins of sewage treatment, how ideas from the past are still visible in today's technology,...

Kilkenny membrane bioreactor expansion still provides “outstanding quality” effluent, 15 years on

A submerged membrane treatment plant installed by wastewater treatment experts Jacopa is still providing outstanding treated water quality for the Glanbia dairy in Kilkenny,...
Marking 100 years of activated sludge

Marking 100 years of activated sludge

ON the 2nd and 3rd of April 2014 in Manchester the CIWEM Wastewater Management Panel is organising a conference in association with Aqua Enviro...
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River and seawater combine to power wastewater treatment

AN MIT research team has been investigating an innovative way to mix seawater and river water together in order to generate enough power to...
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Soil analysis is the secret to farming sludge success

Environmental monitoring firm Enitial has won a contract from Severn Trent Water to help farms use natural resources in the form of biosolids to...
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How‘s your digestion?

The wastewater industry continues to lead the way in the adoption of anaerobic digestion as a sustainable treatment technology for sewage sludge. However, John...

Using containment for de-watering

SURREY-headquartered Land and Water Services (LAWS) has been using Geotube® containers to dewater difficult sludges for Anglian Water Services. On a live contract at Pitsford...

Wessex takes it to the Max for sludge

WESSEX Water has increased sludge handling capacity at its Trowbridge sewage treatment works by reducing downtime of capital assets following the installation of a...

Scraper maker claims cost edge

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...
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US breweries pilot new bioelectric treatment

A new technology for energy recovery from wastewater is being piloted in the US by MIT spin-off Cambrian Innovation. The underlying process relies on...
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Blanket Success

Severn Trent opt for Partech's SludgeWatch 715 Partech's production team have been working flat out to supply Severn Trent a company wide suite of portable...

Aeration system saves malt maker £37k

A new aeration system has increased production and saved tens of thousands of pounds in energy for one of Europe's largest malt makers. Simpsons...