Monday, December 5, 2022

Webinar series explores getting the most from TOC water analysis

Total organic carbon (TOC) analysis is quickly emerging as one of the most essential tools available for assessing water and soil samples, as it...

German WWTP achieves 97.5% phosphorus load reduction

Upgrade of chemical dosing equipment at a wastewater treatment plant in Germany is delivering high performance on phosphorus removal, says Thomas Klobuczynski, industrial...

Net zero water challenge innovations supported by programme

Emission-cutting innovations from three global technology leaders are being accelerated through the UK water sector, thanks to new collaborative platform Spring. Technologies from...

Ofwat to launch new £4m open competition for water innovation

Ofwat, the economic regulator of water services in England and Wales, has announced a new “open access” competition for innovators, in an apparent widening...

Could used beer yeast be the solution to heavy metal contamination in water?

A recent analysis by researchers at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) has found that inactive yeast could be effective as an inexpensive,...
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Award in Lithuania for hydrogel granules approach to wastewater treatment

A new method for clearing organic pollutants from wastewater uses hydrogel granules made from polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), which function as a biological carrier for...
Blockage detecting equipment in sewer

IoT sensors monitor sewage

Better protection of sewage infrastructure is the intended result of recent investment in Scottish Water's intelligent asset base, according to the utility.
OMEX Active Fe

The taming of the stew

Following a high market demand for OMEX Environmental to supply a product that would help overcome all issues associated with traditional hydrogen sulphide deterrents, but also provide an effective solution for the hydrogen sulphide as a problem itself, the firm launched the Active Fe range.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Membrane filtration supports optimal solution in Abu Dhabi

Research university NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) recently commissioned filtration specialist Axium Process to develop, manufacture and supply a range of bespoke membrane filtration and ion exchange pilot systems suitable for detailed investigations over a wide range of industrial, environmental, and process-based applications.

Novel sewage treatment removes up to 70% of nitrogen that would otherwise be discarded

A new type of biofilm reactor adapted to Brazilian conditions and using polyurethane foam to lower costs can reduce the amount of nitrogen compounds...

Wetland programme intended to protect rivers and chalk streams in East England

Proposals to create 26 new treatment wetlands across the East of England are part of a new wetland programme from Anglian Water, which the...

Tool to help understand the environmental effects of human medicines in Scotland

A new data visualisation tool aims to help researchers better understand the effects medicines have on Scotland’s environment. It has been launched by the...

Source-separated sewage facility opens in Sweden

Thursday, 16 June, marks the official inauguration of RecoLab, an award-winning treatment plant for source-separated sewage in Helsingborg, Sweden. The facility – said to...

Report is most comprehensive to date on challenges and solutions to the phosphorus crisis

Skyrocketing fertilizer prices in recent months highlight importance of challenges outlined in new report Phosphorus is an essential but often overlooked resource, which is...

Q&A: Delivering holistic solutions to solve water challenges

To tie-in with BlueTech Forum 2022, Kamakshi Sharma, director of marketing and strategy for water technology company Aquatech International, shares her views on data-driven...

Models predict that planned phosphorus reductions will make Lake Erie more toxic

Reducing levels of the nutrient phosphorus to control harmful algal blooms in places like Lake Erie is actually advantageous to toxic cyanobacteria strains, which...

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...

Wastewater treatment facility embraces septage

Two things are perhaps certain about septage: it is highly variable, and by its very nature - spewing odorous compounds and elements into the...

Water sector must prioritise supply chain resilience

The importance of supply chain resilience in the water sector was the overarching message from Baroness Brown, speaking at a British Water reception held...

Pumps conference grapples with EU decarbonisation challenge

Trade organisations CEIR, Pneurop and Europump recently held a Joint conference to consider the EU’s roadmap for industrial support. Under the working title of...