Proprietary formulation improves river pollution measures in São Paulo

On the initiative of the Secretariat of Environment of the State of São Paulo, Brazil, a trial of the FOG Stop formulation - from...

98% of Unblocktober participants ‘optimistic’ their habits have changed for the long-term

The world’s first awareness month aimed at protecting the UK’s sewers and seas - 'Unblocktober' - has been hailed "a major success", say the...

Study uses earthworms to treat wastewater

Scottish Water is using earthworms and water fleas to treat wastewater as part of an international study which aims to protect and improve water...

Water treatment firm raises £700k to launch new eco-friendly system

A company which has developed a new eco-friendly wastewater treatment system that could reduce pollution in rivers and seas has raised £700,000 to help...

Product offers real-time digital monitoring, analysis and optimisation of water and wastewater treatment

Following a number of seemingly successful implementations on projects across Europe, Veolia Water Technologies UK has introduced its AQUAVISTA™ Plant system, which is said...

Nominees announced for Aquatech Innovation Award 2019

A total of 12 innovative technologies have been selected by an expert jury in the lead up to the Aquatech Amsterdam event
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Filter media optimises treatment for Norwegian fish farm

An onshore fish farm in Norway has introduced a new type of filter media to reduce the size of the MBBR required in its water treatment process. Warden Biomedia’s managing director, Mark Barrett explains the advantages
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Waitrose products gain official ‘Fine to Flush’ approval, a first for a supermarket chain

Two Waitrose & Partners toiletry products have successfully achieved Water UK’s official ‘Fine to Flush’ standard
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Fighting fatbergs and hidden plastics: Unblocktober movement underway to save UK’s sewers and seas

Unblocktober is underway and more than 4,000 individuals and employees have already embraced the month-long challenge

Toolkit aims to help foodservice firms get flush on FOG (rather than flushing it...

Restaurants and the wider foodservice sector must act now to cash in on the potential rewards presented by fats, oils and grease (FOG), rather...
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Time to get things moving?

Envirotec asked Landia about their decision to retrofit its GasMix digester mixing system to a legacy AD tank .
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Screw blowers installed at wastewater facility

Gardner Denver distributor Team Air Power has delivered a bespoke compressed air solution .
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“Brazilian bugs” treat ammonia at utility

Severn Trent says it has achieved a reduction in costs for ammonia treatment by introducing a process called "annamox" .
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Funds for real-time nutrient sensing

An overhaul of British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training means plant operatives will now undertake onsite assessment to complete the course

Improved sewage treatment has increased river biodiversity over past 30 years, says study

Improvements in wastewater treatment in the UK over the past 30 years are linked to improvements in river biodiversity, according to a study conducted...

EU funding and EPA trial announced for sensor offering real-time monitoring of nitrates and...

T.E. Laboratories (TelLab), an Irish SME, has been awarded European grant funding in excess of €1 million to enable the commercialisation of what is...

Scottish Government appoints environmental consultancy to research sustainable improvements to private sewage discharges impacting...

The Scottish Government has awarded Aqua Enviro a research contract to inform future policy to reduce the impact from private sewage discharges on bathing...

Securing wastewater treatment fit for the future

As population growth puts pressure on wastewater treatment plant capacity, Andrew Baird, technical director, WPL, makes the case for better understanding and greater flexibility....

Sponsored content: Predictive analytics trial in wastewater networks

A UK water firm is evaluating methodologies to improve sewer network resilience by forecasting issues such as blockages and sewer flooding. The company provides...

PFAS treatment start-up changes name and announces successful fund-raise to accelerate growth

Puraffinity, a spin-out from Imperial College London, that develops advanced materials for selectively removing target chemical compounds from water, has announced an oversubscribed seed...
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