Saturday, November 26, 2022

What is the potential scope for real-time control in the UK water industry?

By Andrew Thornton, Head of Project Development (Northern Europe) with water quality expert and equipment manufacturer Hach. With the soaring cost of energy and chemicals...

Notes from the trenchless…

Wessex Water discusses the use of trenchless technology in a number of recent projects in the wastewater sector. It was not so many years...

Samba drums and raw sewage?

"Raw sewage in Rio" debate shows value of UK investment in water treatment, says Lanes Group's Richard Leigh Fears over sewage contamination problems during the...

Scheme aims to improve access to sanitation in Egypt

A new project in Egypt aims to improve sanitation services for more than 800,000 poor Egyptians in the Nile Delta where there is a...

Fast TOC gets faster

ENHANCEMENTS have been made to GE Analytical Instruments' Sievers InnovOx Total Organic Carbon (TOC) analyser, a tool intended to help companies monitor, measure and...

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...

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...

Rooting out sewer vulnerabilities

An aerial map of trees is help- ing to understand the damage caused to underground drains and sewers by tree roots, accord- ing to...

True grit solutions gain traction

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa is reporting increasing interest in grit removal solutions as water service companies seek to leverage the resources that...

Mott MacDonald working on AU$50 million sewerage treatment plant upgrade, Papua New Guinea

Mott MacDonald has begun preparing the detailed design of the solids management component of a new sewerage treatment plant in Port Moresby, Papua New...

Can suppliers make the totex dream come true?

Keith Hayward of Hydro International’s European Wastewater Division reflects on efforts to move towards an outcome-focused approach to meeting water industry goals With AMP6 off...

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,...

Database promises to speed water screening

A public database developed by German water screening specialists promises to make it easier and faster for screening laboratories to identify unknown molecules in...

SAF systems support rural upgrade

Wastewater treatment expert Jacopa has deployed two Copa® CB750 submerged aerated flotation (SAF) systems at the Tempo wastewater treatment works in Northern Ireland as...

Vortex bioreactor promises low cost sterilisation of wastewater

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

Going underground: Innovative DAF system supports stylish exterior in Swansea

Wastewater technology and services expert Jacopa has completed the £2.5m design and installation of a DAF system for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s landmark Swansea...

Automated sludge system needs less air and cuts power and cost

AN innovative three-stage biological sewage treatment process, which cuts costs and improves efficiency, is approaching final commissioning at Nottingham’s Stoke Bardolph wastewater treatment works....
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...

Avoiding pump blockages

Wastewater plant operators face the problem of pump blockage - resulting from large quantities of grit, debris and fibrous matter - on a daily...

Aerated reed bed meets tight targets

A preparatory school in Oxfordshire is now treating its sewage using a constructed wetland fitted with Forced Bed AerationTM (FBATM), a proprietary approach available...