Thursday, June 24, 2021

High-tech greywater reuse for exclusive residences

A next-generation smart greywater-recycling system has been installed at a residential development in one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. Supplied by water infrastructure specialist...

Report urges food and beverage industry to adopt water best practice

The reputational and financial risks of the mismanagement of water and wastewater systems is the subject of a new report published today (17 June)....

Selecting the appropriate reverse osmosis system

Stuart Malcolm, technical sales manager for SOCOTEC’s Water Treatment & Equipment team, answers a series of frequently asked questions regarding the importance of selecting...

Sponsored content: New firm has the tech for tightening consents and nutrient removal

Engineering and construction contractor The Trant Group has announced the launch of Te-Tech Process Solutions, a new company providing innovative products for water and...

Sponsored content: Clamp-on flowmeters for sand and grit-trap optimisation

Ultrasonic flowmeter measures turbidity and flow for grit trap control at wastewater treatment plants, "reducing pump and scraper operation by up to 85%" In classic...

Collaborative summit to explore future of FOG

A collaborative event will bring together water, wastewater and sustainability experts to explore new ways of tackling fat, oil and grease (FOG) in sewers...

Comment: Smart water reuse and flood management technology “could be a vital strategic water...

Comment from water technology firm SDS Water infrastructure planners should aim to exploit emergent digitally-controlled rainwater storage and recycling technologies to contribute substantially to water...
GEA Sludge Decanter Pro

Sponsored content: Centrifuge reduces emissions

GEA’s centrifuge technology for dewatering sludge is playing a key role in helping waste company Biffa’s recycling plants reduce plastic pollution and CO2 emissions in the UK.
Eliquo Hydrok and Mecana toast extension of their partnership

Sponsored content: Microplastic and pollution removal partnership extended

Following a partnership maintained through AMP6, water technology firm Eliquo Hydrok and filtration expert Mecana have extended their mutually exclusive representation agreement for the UK, despite Covid interfering with the ability to conclude and toast the new agreement in person!
Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonies collected on a laboratory plate

Using microbes to remove microplastics

Researchers at Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a seemingly new technique to trap and recover microplastics.

An enduring threat to water?

Dr Ian Ross of professional services firm Tetra Tech, and the author of the Emerging Contaminants Handbook, discusses the emergence of PFAS as contaminants of concern in the UK

AI successfully detects blockage formations for Wessex Water

Machine-learning technology trialled on part of Wessex Water’s sewerage network has identified early forming sewer blockages in real-time with a 92% accuracy rate, whilst...

£40m Water Breakthrough Challenge opens for entries on 6 May

The £40 million Water Breakthrough Challenge will promote innovation and collaboration between the water sector and partner organisations, says water industry regulator Ofwat. The Water...

Measures to reduce harm from storm overflows now law

Measures to reduce sewage discharges from storm overflows became a legal requirement on 29 March, as part of "an ambitious agenda to build back...

Ammonia removal technology selected for Scottish site

Technology from wastewater treatment specialist WPL has been selected by Scottish Water to deliver enhanced ammonia removal at a village treatment works. Tightening...

Utility removes massive fatberg from Plymouth sewer

A massive build-up of hardened fat, oil and wet wipes the same length as the height of the Arc de Triomphe has been removed...

Ocean-dumping for Fukushima wastewater: Japan’s complex decision remains contentious

Japan has ended years of speculation over the fate of radioactive wastewater stored in tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant since the 2011...

Coventry University and Severn Trent partner to convert waste ammonia into hydrogen

Researchers from Coventry University are collaborating with Severn Trent and the Organics Group to turn sewage waste into a clean fuel for tankers and...

Algae-based phosphorus removal technology for wastewater makes innovation shortlist

A new algae-based method of removing phosphorus from wastewater has been shortlisted for Most Innovative New Technology of the Year at the Water &...

Scotland’s Covid-19 wastewater monitoring programme extended until March 2022

A project to monitor Covid-19 by measuring its genetic footprint in wastewater will continue for another year after an additional £2.3 million of funding...