wastewater industry Articles

  • Bio-Microbics Promote at a U.S. Wastewater Program in Romania

    soft Word 12"> In a marketplace of 22 million people, 37 million acres of arable land, and breathtaking landscapes, Bio-Microbics participated with the U.S. Commercial Service/United States Embassy to attend the RAJA Constanta and the Romanian Water Association’s 'U.S. Water and Wastewater Industry Promotion Program' at the Constanta Exhibition Center in Romania from April 28-30, ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Leadership in Challenging Times

    ABSTRACT As utility professionals, all of us comprehend the unique characteristics of our industry and understand the challenging nature of our business. What we sometimes forget is how important effective leadership is in a risk-filled industry. This presentation will explore the unique demands leaders face in the water/wastewater industry as well as the importance of effective leadership in ...

  • How to achieve and prove performance improvement – 15 years of experience in German wastewater benchmarking

    This paper shows the results of performance improvement, which have been achieved in benchmarking projects in the wastewater industry in Germany over the last 15 years. A huge number of changes in operational practice and also in achieved annual savings can be shown, induced in particular by benchmarking at process level. Investigation of this question produces some general findings for the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Biohydrogen production from industrial wastewaters

    The feasibility of producing hydrogen from various industrial wastes, such as vinasses (sugar and tequila industries), and raw and physicochemical-treated wastewater from the plastic industry and toilet aircraft wastewater, was evaluated. The results showed that the tequila vinasses presented the maximum hydrogen generation potential, followed by the raw plastic industry wastewater, aircraft ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Holland water filtration company`s growth makes it focus of TV show

    M.W. Watermark in the news. View article online here. “How does a company that is only 10 years old become one of the fastest growing companies in the filter press water and wastewater industry? They do it by taking old manufacturing and filtration technology and bringing that technology into the 21st century through innovation and new product lines,” said Gordon Freeman, executive ...


    By M.W. Watermark LLC

  • Hexavalent chromium removal in a tannery industry wastewater using rice husk silica

    Present study dealt the removal of Cr(VI) in a tannery industry wastewater using rice husk silica powder as an adsorbent.The experimental investigations have been carried out by using rice husk silica powder for different adsorption dosage, different contact time and different pH against the initial Cr(VI) concentration of 292 mg/L. The maximum percentage removal of Cr(VI) in the tannery ...


    By GJESM Journal

  • Microbubbles Assisting Treatment Process

    Professor Will Zimmerman of the Sheffield University, UK, is discussing a micro bubble generator for applications in the wastewater treatment industry. He also is talking about the ways of partnership and benefits this may have. Continue reading the full article ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fullfilling the Promise of Knowledge Management: Implementing KM Initiatives Throughout the Organization

    Businesses today operate in an environment characterized by change, complexity, uncertainty, and anxiety (Friedman 2005). All employees in all industries must be empowered to achieve optimal performance through effective actions, decisions, and problem solving (Figallo and Rhine 2002). No industry is more typical of this than the wastewater industry. And the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department ...

  • Measuring the efficiency of wastewater services through Data Envelopment Analysis

    Efficient water management is a priority in the European Union, since the operational efficiency of many water utilities is very low compared to best practice. Several countries are restructuring the water industry to save costs. Larger-scale operations and vertical integration are promoted to achieve scale and scope economies; however, the literature is not unanimous that such economies exist. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Situation analysis of China’s wastewater discharge

    Great progress has been made in reducing China’s water pollution after decades of efforts. From the perspective of wastewater discharge, the situation of wastewater discharge since 1985 is analysed in this study, with importance attached to industrial wastewater, including wastewater from township enterprises, and to municipal domestic wastewater. In general, the total wastewater discharge in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Different process configurations for biomass-carrier-based treatment of industrial wastewater

    KeywordsBiological wastewater treatment, Industrial wastewater, biomass carriers, case study IntroductionBiological treatment is still the most cost effective method to oxidize organic pollutants in wastewater. However, industrial wastewaters from different sources vary widely in composition. In some cases, the wastewater composition might prevent biological treatment by itself to meet effluent ...

  • Canarina DESCAR software · wastewaters · iron and steel · commands 3

    Before you attempt to install and use the program, make sure your personal computer meets the hardware and software requirements shown in the following table. System requirements: Windows 95, 98, 2000 and XP CD-ROM drive RAM Memory: 16MB or higher Canarina DESCAR software · wastewaters · iron and steel · commands 3 It is interesting for electronic waste, wastewater ...

  • Policy Brief on Carbon sensitive urban water futures

    Supplying quality water to a growing population in a world that is changing at breakneck speed is one of the biggest challenges facing society in the 21st century. Attempting at the same time to reduce the amount of embedded carbon and energy used in the delivery systems provides an added test. The "Policy Brief on Carbon sensitive urban water futures" illustrate that the water supply and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Class A Wastewater Treatment Facility

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment Case Study Class A Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Settling Time Reduced From Twelve Hours to 30 minutes! This facility receives and treats oily wastewater from industrial clients. The water is treated with an initial oil/water separator, collected in a reaction tank where Floccin-J is used at a dosage of 325 lbs/18,000 gallons, then dewatered using a ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Canarina DESCAR software · industrial wastewater treatment · commands 2

    Due to the features of the software that allows to simulate the process of pollutant discharges into water immediately, the numeric simulation is carried out with a remarkable speed. You create the graphical interface for your pollutant discharges by drawing point sources in a graphical way. You create the simulation process by drawing point sources, such as outfall pipelines, on the DESCAR ...

  • Project Bonduelle, Békéscsaba (2012) - Case Study

    Description Type of wastewater: from legumes & corn processing Process configuration: Drum filter Primary sedimentation tank Methane reactor Cyclox system Dissolved air flotation (DAF) Type of wastewater Industrial, 1 750 m3/day Scope Wastewater treatment Technology Activator ...


    By UTB Envirotec Ltd.

  • Understanding COVID-19`s Impact on Wastewater Budgets

    Wastewater industry professionals have carried on much the same during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that essential services are getting the attention they need to provide for communities. But while the specific needs of sewer systems haven’t shifted much, the industry’s financial situation has, forcing departments across the United States to reevaluate and rebudget. Adjustments in ...


    By CD Lab AG

  • Nickel adsorption onto polyurethane ethylene and vinyl acetate sorbents

    The present study was conducted to appraise the efficiencies of polyurethane ethylene sorbent (PES) and vinyl acetate sorbent (VAS) for nickel (Ni) adsorption. Process variables, i.e. Ni(II) ions initial concentration, pH, contact time and adsorbent dosage were optimized by response surface methodology (RSM) approach. The Ni(II) adsorption was fitted to the kinetic models (pseudo-first-order ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Modelling Pb(II) adsorption based on synthetic and industrial wastewaters by ostrich bone char using artificial neural network and multivariate non–linear regression

    In this study at first, the most suitable networks of ANN and MNLR models were constructed based on experimental datasets from a laboratory batch mode. Five ANN and MNLR models comprising various combinations of operational parameters were developed. The results showed that ANN5 model characterised by Levenberg–Marquardt learning algorithm and tangent activation function, which used all input ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • WEF Guide to Managing Peak Wet Weather Flows in Municipal Wastewater Systems – Guidance Practices

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF), under a Water Quality Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is developing a WEF guidance document focused on effective practices for managing peak wet weather flows at municipal wastewater treatment facilities. The guidance document is intended to address several wastewater industry informational deficiencies about wet weather ...

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