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...

UK debut for fine grit removal system

A RADICAL change of approach to grit removal in wastewater treatment plants, being introduced to the UK for the first time, could be fundamental...

Cash boost to help septic tank owners clean-up their act

Thousands of people across the North West could be polluting the environment without knowing it – all because they don’t love their septic tanks,...

Removing medical residues from wastewater

CONCERN has been growing at the volume of drug residues, pesticides and other contaminants in wastewater. Researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) have...

Legal action on the horizon over UK wastewater failures

THE UK faces legal action from the European Commission over failures in its collection and treatment of wastewater. Around 17 localities were highlighted by a...

Continuous measurement of sludge density helps generate more electricity

Pulsar Process Measurement has supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent’s Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement...

Heat exchanger cuts carbon emissions for malted ingredients maker

The 3-tank batch sludge pasteuriser system from HRS is said to provide 40% heat regeneration. Malted ingredients company Muntons (Stowmarket, Suffolk) is putting the finishing...

Ovivo sells UK municipal business to in-house team

WATER treatment specialist Ovivo has sold its UK municipal business for an undisclosed sum to part of the existing senior management team led by...

Membrane filtration cartridge simplifies operation in high solids applications

Improved solids management is promised by a new range of ultrafiltration cartridges from Koch Membrane Systems, a developer and manufacturer of membranes and membrane...
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Opinions on dealing with wet waste

Envirotec addresses a few questions to Steve Lawrie, a technical specialist with Dexter Watson, a supplier of equipment and services for the water and...
ACT's seemingly game-changing technology has been pilot successfully by Scottish Water.

Pilot promises less sludge in future

THE sewage recycling technology from start-up Applied CleanTech (ACT) has been piloted with "promising results" at Dunbar and Aviemore Waste Water Treatment Works...
BOGE

Oil-free is good for water

PISTON compressors - as used in water treatment - have been given a fresh face with the new oil-free PO series from BOGE, according...
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Fine bubble aeration cuts energy bill

THINK of waste water treatment and for many, whether in the water utilities or manufacturing sector, that means old, concrete reactors with a mechanical...
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Low carbon wastewater solution for Center Parcs

ACWA has won a prestigious contract to upgrade the environmentally friendly wastewater treatment (WWT) system at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire. The new project...
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Aerated wetland investment in Fife

SCOTTISH Water’s commitment to deliver a cleaner and fresher environment, and improve the local watercourses across Cowdenbeath, has taken one step further following its...
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Testing the water

The International Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition offers a rare opportunity to review the broad range of technology developments taking place...
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Recovery plan: Wyke Farms goes green

WYKE Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, has opened a £1million water recovery plant, allowing the company to recover up...
Peavehaven plant

Precision pipework assists wastewater treatment revamp

SOUTHERN Water has completed a £300 million environmental improvement scheme that includes building a new wastewater treatment works for the catchment area of Brighton...