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Adler and Allan acquires specialist water and drainage company

Environmental risk reduction services business, Adler and Allan, has acquired specialist water and drainage company, Public Sewer Services (PSS). PSS has been providing an in-house...

Pet food manufacturer saves big with a small switch

Veolia Water Technologies says the firm's organic coagulant has helped to optimise the Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) at a large scale pet food production...
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Turning sewage sludge into activated carbon

A new and apparently sustainable process turns sewage sludge into activated carbon. The work was completed by a group at the University of...

Novel biomembranes project receives €3m Pathfinder grant

A project aiming to develop a novel bioinspired membrane to selectively extract compounds from water has won a €3m grant from the European Innovation...

Biohybrid alchemy: Transforming wastewater contaminants into chemicals

Researchers have proposed a novel method for transforming wastewater contaminants into valuable chemicals using sunlight, offering an avenue for sustainable and circular chemical...

3D-printed concrete yields carbon savings

Sustainable building materials and construction solutions business Tarmac has teamed up with Finnish technology company Hyperion Robotics to bring structural 3d-printed concrete to the...

Will economics drive a paradigm shift in ballast water management?

(Words by ballast water treatment firm Optimarin) The ‘polluter pays’ principle is starting to hit shipowners where it hurts - in the pocket - when...

Anglian Water expands “transformative” AI technology trial

Following the successful pilot of its digital asset management technology with Anglian Water, Norwegian digital analytics company, InfoTiles, is embarking on an expanded proof...

Study shows power plants can recycle water using wastewater from oil and gas mining

Simulations demonstrate the use of two kinds of industrial wastewater to decontaminate each other has the potential to slash a power plant’s total water...

Submersible pumps underpin revamp at water reclamation facility

A water reclamation facility in Georgia has been the focus of an ambitious upgrade, providing an opportunity to deploy the latest technology. Bryan Orchard...

Do or dye: Synthetic colours in wastewater pose a threat to food chains worldwide

The ecological and health threats of synthetic dyes entering wastewater systems have been detailed in a new study, which calls for new laws worldwide...

Novel system uses micromotors to purify wastewater, generating energy

Researchers from ICIQ in Spain have designed micromotors that move around on their own to purify wastewater. The process creates ammonia, which can serve...

How to eliminate the risk and mess of polymer spills

Polymers play a key role at municipal/industrial water and wastewater treatment plants, but also bring the risk of major disruption and extra expense if...

Choosing a heat exchanger for wastewater applications

This article contains paid for content produced in collaboration with HRS Heat Exchangers Heat exchangers often play a key role in wastewater treatment, and all...

Campaigners take Environment Agency to court over microplastics spread on land

The campaign group, Fighting Dirty, has launched legal action against the Environment Agency (EA) and the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and...

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...

Ultra high pressure jetting a concrete removal ‘gamechanger’

A specialist team from drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has prevented the need to partially demolish three houses by using a water...

Removing nanoplastics from water using ‘Prussian blue’ pigment

Microplastics can be removed by 99% with flocculants alone, without any additional equipment, by irradiating them with sunlight, according to new research Plastic waste breaks...

New tanker to ease South West septic tank woes

In a nod to the septic-tank-emptying problems being encountered by many in Cornwall and Devon, waste management company CSG is announcing its investment in...

Wastewater system selected for landmark logistics scheme

WCS Environmental Engineering technology has been selected to deliver wastewater treatment at a landmark industrial development in east London. Momentum is a strategic...