Low cost wastewater treatment among winners at Dublin technology forum

An energy-positive industrial wastewater treatment system and a company specialising in online sensing and real-time analysis are winners of the 2017 BlueTech Forum Technology...

Water innovators shortlisted for Vancouver event in June

Digital, biotech and membrane technologies are among the top 13 innovators selected to take part in BlueTech Forum in Vancouver on 6-7 June 2018

Award will fund research into microalgal treatment of wastewater

Aqua Enviro has secured funding for a project to investigate beneficial use of algae grown as part of a wastewater tertiary treatment process. As part...

Documentary conveys “a sense of hope and spirit of optimism for water”

The world’s first screening of the 50-minute documentary Brave Blue World, narrated by Liam Neeson, was met with "rapturous applause" at a blue carpet...
Dale Croker

Systems steward: New leader at the British Pump Manufacturers Association

Continuing in his role as managing director of pumps manufacturer KSB UK, Dale Croker takes over the BPMA post following a two-year tenure as vice president.

Bacteria vs enzymes

Steve Martin of water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe weighs up two alternative solutions to a knotty (well, fatty) wastewater problem A West-Midlands...

Fatberg fightback bolstered by association launch

Correctly sizing, installing and maintaining kitchen grease traps is key to improving the health of the UK’s sewer network. That is the view of...

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....

Major role for wastewater epidemiology in tackling Covid-19, says group

Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) has a significant part to play in identifying ‘silent’ Covid-19 cases in the community, research presented at the latest Water Action...

Offsite manufacturing’s moment?

Given the ever more exacting compliance and efficiency pressures being felt by water firms, the 2020-2025 investment cycle could be a time for offsite manufacturing to demonstrate all the benefits it can bring

WIMES makes peristaltic points clearer

Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) has helped with a revision of the Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES), opening up peristaltic pumps to more potential customers in the UK water industry.

Safeguarding tech on trial

Digital technology company InfoTiles has won the opportunity to demonstrate its water management platform - which helps guard against I&I - with a municipality in western Switzerland.

Centrifuge improves sludgy waste handling in Manchester

Environmental services provider Adler & Allan says it is now offering cost-effective and sustainable removal of sludgy wastes, following the introduction of a Euroby...

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...

Meeting the challenges of mobile dewatering and particle separation

Waste treatment expert Euroby offers some background to the decision to use dewatering equipment, and expands further on its own offering Dewatering (and thickening) is...

Quality guidelines suggest a framework for reusing municipal water

A research team at the University of British Columbia has investigated the potential reuse of municipal wastewater in urban applications, provided that people...

Top Scottish chippie becomes champion of fatberg fight

An award-winning fish and chip shop has become an official champion of Scottish Water’s campaign to free sewers of fatbergs. Cromars is backing the six-month...

Sponsored content: Laughing in lockdown? Packaged plant pays off for holiday park

Wastewater treatment technology selected for use on a holiday park because of its ability to withstand seasonal flow variations, has proven its flexibility during the unexpected events of the last 12 months

Ocean appointment: Fukushima water discharge facilities under construction

A coastal facility will dilute and release wastewater from the former nuclear plant at Fukushima Daiichi, beginning in Spring 2023. Not all dangerous isotopes will be removed, notably Tritium.