acidic wastewater News

  • USP Technologies Completes First North American Bulk Delivery of Peracetic Acid for Wastewater Disinfection

    USP Technologies completed North America’s first bulk delivery of peracetic acid (PAA) on July 29th, 2015 to Metro Vancouver’s Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Vancouver, BC. Prior to delivery, USP Technologies worked closely with Metro Vancouver and the product manufacturer, Solvay Chemicals, Inc., to complete a comprehensive safety review to verify the entire ...

  • Severe Wastewater Testing Apparatus

    The headspace in domestic wastewater collection and treatment systems is a severe environment that can impact even high performance protective coatings. A proposed new ASTM International standard covers an apparatus and set of procedures that are used to create and maintain a simulated sewer headspace environment to be used to test potential coatings. ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Series 6000 Tray Scrubber Allows Recovery and Reuse of Acids and Other Compounds from Emission Sources While Reducing Chemical and Wastewater Treatment Costs

    Bionomic Industries Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of proven air pollution abatement and product recovery technologies, has announced availability of their advanced Series 6000 Tray Scrubber. Available in sizes to handle gas volumes from 500 to 150,000 cfm, the Series 6000 utilizes special high performance tray designs in single or multiple stages to achieve maximum gas absorption using ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • New trends in wastewater treatment technologies

    Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and also hydrogen peroxide. The efficacy of cavitational reactors can be signi?cantly enhanced by combining cavitation with other ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Cavitational technology in wastewater treatment process

    Cavitation is one such recent technique which has been found to be substantially beneficial in wastewater treatment. "Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • In-Pipe UV Disinfection of Wastewater - The Advantages

    More and more operators of wastewater treatment facilities are now opting for in-pipe, medium pressure UV disinfection systems. They are choosing this technology in favour of older open-channel, low pressure UV systems.The reasons for this change are due in part to the drawbacks of open-channel technology, as well as the advantages of in-pipe ...

  • Remarkable Wastewater Treatment Results Achieved

    Flocculating Agents have long been utilized to affect relatively remarkable wastewater treatment. The separation of the solids from the liquid is the essence of wastewater treatment. The Integrated Engineers line of flocculating agents dubbed Floccin™ has gone beyond remarkable to extraordinary. Industrial Wastewater ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Wastewater treatment from fluorine and nitrocompounds

    We continue to cover the topic of wastewater treatment from different hazardous components. Today we will adumbrate wastewater treatment from fluorine and nitrocompounds WASTEWATER TREATMENT FROM FLUORINE AND NITROCOMPOUNDS   Fluorine-containing wastewater  The wastewater from ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Detoxification plant treats Tata Steel's wastewater

    Tata Steel Europe manufactures special types of packaging steel with a process using the chromium-3 combined with formic acid. Both substances have to be removed from the wastewater before it is discharged to the surface water. Tata Steel Europe asked EnviroChemie to develop a process to remove the substances in such a way that no chromium-6 is formed in the wastewater.  EnviroChemie carried ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • US state of Georgia to sample drinking water for `carcinogenic` acid

    Georgia plans to begin statewide sampling this year at drinking water intakes for perfluorooctanoic acid, according to a program manager of the Environmental Protection Division.  The acid is labeled a 'likely carcinogen' by a federal panel and is found in the Conasauga River.  'We're trying to be proactive,' said Jane Hendricks, program manager for the permitting compliance and enforcement ...

  • Sulfuric acid manufacturers agree to reduce air pollution at facilities

    Three manufacturers of sulfuric acid have agreed to spend at least $12 million on air pollution controls that are expected to eliminate more than 3,000 tons of harmful emissions annually from six production plants in Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Justice Department announced today.  Chemtrade ...

  • Wastewater treatment dosing system for a fish farm

    A fish farm in Scotland required a dosing solution. The fish farm contained a large tank of salmon. As the fish excrete, the water requires filtering to maintain a level of purity for their health and the end quality of the product. The water is channelled from the tank and filtered to remove solid matter, however the water is left with higher levels of acidity. The water was dosed with lime ...

  • Removing dissolved copper from wastewater effluent

    Removing Dissolved Copper in Wastewater Treatment Plant How do you meet your dissolved copper discharge limit if it is 1.6 ppb, 3.1 ppb or 6.1 ppb? What is the cost to achieve these limits? Which treatment is cost effective? Is deionization, Reverse Osmosis or chemical precipitation the best alternative to low level of dissolved copper in a wastewater system? Is it cost effective to run a Water ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • EPA and ExxonMobil settle case for closure of illegal acid waste impoundments (TX)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and ExxonMobil agreed to settle a case involving over one billion gallons of illegally stored hazardous waste at the Agrifos Fertilizer site in Pasadena, Texas. ExxonMobil is the prior owner of the site and retained closure and post-closure responsibility for the site's massive waste impoundments when it sold the site to Agrifos Fertilizer in 1998. ...

  • Another MRO company goes wastewater-free!

    Jet Aviation in Basel, Switzerland, is using a VACUDEST vacuum distillation system to efficiently and sustainably treat wastewater left over from refurbishing aircraft parts. This state-of-the-art system replaced outdated chemical/physical treatment at the company. Jet Aviation is particularly pleased with the high quality of the treated water, which can even be reused in maintenance processes. ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Closing the water cycle: new wastewater treatments are tested

    Industries, such as paper production, require large amounts of water which can drain vital supplies of fresh drinking water. Researchers working towards the ultimate goal of ‘closing the cycle’ by reusing industrial water onsite have now identified innovative new treatments for wastewater from a paper mill. Good management of water resources is an essential part of European ...

  • U.S. takes action to stop illegal acid waste from Texas chemical plant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Justice Department today announced that Air Products LLC has agreed to pay nearly US$1.5 million in civil penalties to resolve hazardous waste mismanagement violations at its Pasadena, Texas chemical manufacturing facility. The settlement resolves Air Products’ Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) violations in ...

  • Apple Processing Wastewater - Golden Town Apple’s Lagoon

    “Our problem started with smell….but we were also struggling with suspended solids and CBOD levels, so we reached out to SciCorp,” says Lauren Holtzschuh, Quality Assurance Manager with Golden Town Apples, a division of Lassonde Inc.   “As soon as we used the product, you couldn’t smell it anymore, it was amazing”, she goes on to say. ...


    By Scicorp International Corp.

  • United States Takes Action to Reduce Hazards from Phosphoric Acid Manufacturing at Louisiana Facility

    “Reducing pollution from mining and mineral processing operations is one of EPA’s national enforcement initiatives because these facilities release more toxic chemicals than any other sector,” said Cynthia Giles, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. “This settlement will reduce millions of pounds of hazardous air ...

  • Wastewater treatment from chromium compaunds and heavy metal ions

    Wastewater containing chromium and other heavy metals, is highly toxic effluents which require high-quality and efficient purification. Such effluents formed during electroplating, other types of chemical, electrochemical surface treatment of metal products such as chromium-plating, nickel-plating, copper-plating, zinc-plating, cadmium-plating and also during some technological ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

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