Slovenian villages connect to mains sewage treatment

Mains sewage treatment is being brought to three villages in Slovenia for the first time with the help of a packaged treatment plant manufactured...

Heat-from-sewage first at Borders College

The UK’s first heat-from-sewage scheme was launched at Borders College in the Scottish Borders on 8 December. Backed by investment from Equitix and the...

Dosing systems for chemical dosing in industrial wastewater treatment

The accurate and consistent dosing of chemicals in wastewater treatment requires a pump technology that delivers the chemicals in a manner that optimises their...

Rio water pollution levels even worse than previously thought, says report

The latest round of tests on the waters around Rio de Janeiro reveal it is even more extensively contaminated than had been supposed, adding...

Scotland’s first water technology testing facilities open

Scotland’s first ever full-scale facilities for the testing of water and waste water technologies were unveiled in late November in the Highlands and Central...

Packaged treatment plants forum has new leader

Andrew Baird, technical director for wastewater treatment specialist WPL, is the new convenor of the British Water Packaged Treatment Plant Forum. It advises on standards...

When to Renew and when to Refurbish?

Wastewater solutions and services experts Jacopa provide a specialist, bespoke refurbishment facility that allows ageing or failing wastewater treatment equipment to be brought back...

Fuel-from-sewage deal to support Swedish sustainable transport

BIOGAS processing expert Schmack Carbotech has won a contract to provide a gas upgrading plant at one of the world's largest underground wastewater treatment...

Wastewater research unlocks surprising hydrodynamics of SAF systems

A radical way to improve the performance of submerged aerated filter (SAF) package wastewater systems has been unveiled at a wastewater industry event. Engineering...

New Archimedes screw pumps for Severn Trent Water

ECS Engineering Services has been awarded the contract to replace seven screw pumps as part of a larger contract for NMC Nomenca. Split between...

Services provider picks up Achilles accolade

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa has secured excellent scores in a recent Achilles Verify audit that assessed its management systems and also operations...

SWW breach earns EA fine

A case brought by the Environment Agency has resulted in a £45,000 fine for South West Water, for breaching environmental controls at a sewage...

Call to end more-for-less sector ethos

An opinion piece from Brian Back, managing director of Radio Data Networks HAVING been involved in the water and wastewater industries for over a quarter...

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...

Discrete package treatment installed at English distillery

Converted from a renovated 1850s model farm, The Lakes Distillery on the banks of Lake Bassenthwaite is in one of the most outstanding landscapes...

Kilkenny membrane bioreactor expansion still provides “outstanding quality” effluent, 15 years on

A submerged membrane treatment plant installed by wastewater treatment experts Jacopa is still providing outstanding treated water quality for the Glanbia dairy in Kilkenny,...

Bat technology sounds out sewer problems

Lanes Group says it has become the first wastewater network contractor in the UK to commercially deploy pipe inspection technology that uses sound to...

Optimising foam control for reduced environmental impact

Foaming occurs in a wide spectrum of industries, from food processing to drug manufacture, from waste water treatment to paper production and from brewing...

Advanced Rio lab warns of Olympic water quality danger

Recent press coverage highlighting fears that sewage contamination will present dangers to participants in the 2016 Rio Olympics has been followed up by more...

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...