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Cross-sector learning underpins British Water data conference

Valuable insights into how the water sector can manage data more effectively will be given at an upcoming British Water event this autumn, according...

Could recycled wastewater offer the UK an alternative to imported fertilisers?

Research at Cranfield University, in collaboration with Severn Trent and Microvi Biotech, is leveraging the ability of bacteria to recover nutrients from wastewater. The recovered...

Research shows phosphate removal requires holistic approach

Water recycling specialist WPL will present the findings of a significant piece of research into phosphate removal at the European Wastewater Management (EWWM) Conference...
Activated sludge is the preferred option for treating sewage from large municipal areas.

Digesting the challenges

A panel session at July's AD & Biogas show explored some of the trade-offs involved in municipal wastewater treatment method selection

Comment: Water in the US – a decade of turbulence

As technology and innovation consultancy Isle celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its presence in the US water market, Cristina Ahmadpour, Isle president and...

Water recycling technology delivers cash savings

A next-generation water recycling system, unveiled by water infrastructure systems specialist SDS, will seemingly boost business sector efforts to save water by offering significantly...

Water documentary to screen on Netflix in October

Brave Blue World, the powerful documentary that aims to drive positive change in water is set to reach a global audience of millions

Meeting shares research on viruses and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the water environment

Scientists share research on viruses and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the water environment

The appliance of microbiology and materials science

Synthetic biology has been brought to the realm of water treatment with seemingly dramatic results by Californian cleantech firm Microvi, which in late October...
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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" .

Concentrator arm improves scum removal efficiency during activated sludge processing

A&J Fabtech has developed a seemingly innovative, high performance surface scum removal system for use in activated sludge processes that uses a collector arm...
Robuschi Robox screw compressor

Screw package cuts energy by 30%

GARDNER Denver has launched its new Robuschi Robox Screw compressor and blower package for the wastewater treatment industry; designed to save customers up to...

Mobile screening unit offers “fast and inexpensive” option

The Ultra Sep 325 Dual Separation Mobile Screening Unit Screening, dewatering and separation equipment manufacturer DBS Processing has released what it says is the firm's...

The carbon conundrum

Envirotec takes a look at the methods available for measuring organic loading in a body of water, and things to consider when selecting an...

Bioreactor promises low cost sterilisation

A low cost means of sterilising waste water has been developed by researchers at Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), the work being published in the...

Leading retailers not embracing new wet wipe ‘flushability’ standard

Own-brand wipes can’t carry new ‘Fine to Flush’ logo because they’re unflushable, says marine conservation charity The UK’s Marine Conservation Society says that own-brand ‘flushable’...

SAF optimisation data shared at wastewater conference

Data from a study to improve optimisation of SAF wastewater treatment systems is the focus of a presentation from WPL taking place at the...

Firms appointed by utility to support £5 billion infrastructure programme in Scotland

Utility firm Scottish Water has appointed a network of companies that it says will enhance water and wastewater services, and support a forecasted £1...

Cashing in on the sludge gold rush

Over the past two decades, the value of sludge to the wastewater treatment sector has been turned on its head, transforming it from an...

Modular plant supports treatment upgrade for animal charity

The UK’s largest dog welfare charity has selected an enhanced effluent treatment technology to meet stringent regulations at its rehoming centre in Northern...