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  • Lab Scale Activated Sludge Reactors - EBS - Wastewater Training and Consulting

    Lab scale activated sludge reactors have been employed by those in academia who study wastewater systems for decades to analyze the effects of selected variables on the treatment of many unique waste streams. Their purpose is to mimic the conditions found in full scale systems as closely as is possible in a system that can be confined to a typical laboratory bench top. The advantage of lab scale ...

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • BioShaft Water Technology Inc. Announces Activity Update

    BioShaft Water Technology Inc. (the "Company" or "BioShaft") (OTCBB: BSHF) is pleased to provide the following corporate update on its activities for the second half of 2010 and the first quarter of 2011. Bioshaft’s sales pipeline includes plants varying between 4,000 and 20,000 GPD.These plants range from residential to industrial ...


    By BioShaft Water Technology

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Sludge Finder 2 - Energy-saving and reliable at Wessex Water

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied seven of their latest sludge blanket monitors, Sludge Finder 2 to Wessex Water for use at Christchurch STW. The acoustic technology replaced outmoded dipping probes which were unreliable and led to poor control of the system. At Christchurch, the final settlement tanks are set up to run at an ideal sludge blanket of 15-20% of tank depth, controlled by the ...

  • Hit Your Target! Measure your sludge blanket level with Markland

    The Sludge Gun®, the Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector from Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd., helps wastewater treatment plants measure solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons. This handheld instrument uses high-intensity infrared light beams to measure sludge blanket levels in clarifiers, settlement tanks, sedimentation basins, lagoons and ponds. It ...

  • AppliTek launches low range on-line BOD analyzer for effluent monitoring

    AppliTek launches the AppliBOD, an on-line BOD analyzer designed to work without activated sludge. The analyzers' main applications are effluent monitoring and surface water monitoring. More info ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Monitoring heavy metal contamination in the German Wadden Sea

    Human activities, including industrial development along coastal areas, risk polluting the marine environment with heavy metals which can harm human health and aquatic life. A recent study has found elevated levels of metal pollution in the Jade area of the German Wadden Sea, but concludes that metal contamination of the sediments would not be expected to have harmful effects on the marine ...

  • Industry Flocks to Water/Wastewater Monitoring Event

    WWEM 2006 took place in early November and was almost unrecognisable in comparison to the inaugural 2005 event. WWEM was initially created to provide a vehicle for discussing and dispersing information on the Environment Agency’s monitoring certification scheme, MCERTS. However, on the evidence of WWEM 2006, it has become a red letter diary entry for anyone involved with testing or monitoring ...


  • Partech product focus – 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor

    This month we’re taking a closer look at our Partech 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor. Our portable products are incredibly popular and it’s no surprise why – not only are they highly accurate but they’re also incredibly easy to use! The 740 monitor is great at offering ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Yorkshire Water acquires Strathtox™, Strathkelvin’s latest precision respirometer, to monitor bacterial performance of a new hi-tech pilot plant

    Yorkshire Water has a large Waste Water investment programme to deliver the requirements of the Freshwater Fish Directive over the next five years. In order to achieve the high effluent quality required at various sites, including Esholt (main Bradford site), Knostrop (main Leeds site), Huddersfield and Mitchell Laithes (main Dewsbury site), several large new activated sludge plants will be ...

  • Two Flow Outputs Make Pulsar`s Ultimate the Perfect Small Works Flow Monitoring Solution

    A discussion at one of Pulsar's Process Measurement's regular training sessions has led to an unusual application for an Ultimate Controller - measuring and logging open channel flow on a storm overflow flume at the same time as logging measurements from a magflow meter between an inlet works and Activated Sludge Process (ASP). Equipment used: ...

  • EPA Removes Paragould, AR, Site from Superfund List

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Monroe Auto Equipment Co. site near Paragould, Ark., has been removed from the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites, a list of sites that pose risks to people’s health and the environment. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites ...

  • IQ valve actuation upgrades assist Thames Water’s Beckton improvements

    Thames Water Beckton is one of Europe’s largest sewage treatment works, serving 3.5 million people in the area of east London.  A £190 million improvement project is underway at the site that will enable it to treat up to 60% more sewage and fully treat increased flows during heavy rainfall.  The result will improve the quality of the River Thames and also allow for a 10% ...


    By Rotork

  • Ask the Wastewater Expert-Water / Waste Processing

    Water / Waste Processing Has series of articles featuring: Ask the Wastewater Expert Below, click any of 13 articles published on Water / Waste Processing Web Site authored by Wastewater Dan the Wastewater Wizard: ...


  • Product focus: OxyTechw² RDO Pro-X Dissolved Oxygen Sensor

    We are kick starting the New Year by focusing on the  OxyTechw² RDO Pro-X Dissolved Oxygen Sensor  – the lastest in optical sensing technology! The sensor is the perfect choice for measuring Dissolved Oxygen in some of the more challenging wastewater, drinking water, industrial effluent and surface water ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Water industry embraces process optimisation

    Tighter discharge consents are forcing the water industry to make further investments in wastewater treatment and this will increase costs andCO2 emissions. One of the main tools with which the industry can offset this effect is process optimisation, and Andy Thornton, a wastewatertreatment specialist at HACH LANGE, reports outstanding levels of success from plants across the UK that have ...


  • EPA recognizes broward county, Fl., for transforming former landfill into a park (FL)

    At a ceremony this morning, EPA honored Broward County, Fl., with the EPA Region 4 Excellence in Site Reuse award for redeveloping the former Davie Landfill Superfund site, once referred to by some as "Mount Trashmore," into the Vista View Park. This is only the second award of its type to be awarded by EPA for site reuse in Florida. Broward County saw the potential for the site of the former ...

  • ProMinent at IFAT 2016 - Elimination of man-made trace substances in municipal waste water treatment

    Man-made trace substances in drinking water are a continually growing problem. These compounds, for example from cosmetics and medicines, which are very resistant to biological decomposition, enter our drinking water reserves through waste water. In many cases, clarification plants have a fourth cleaning stage to remove this category of impurities and some countries, such as Switzerland, it ...

  • Mercury Reduction Requirements Generate Billion Dollar Market Opportunity

    The new regulations to reduce mercury emissions are creating a market for products and services of hundreds of millions of dollars per year and a five year market in excess of $1 billion. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its Air Pollution Management online service.  These totals are extracted from the more specific McIlvaine reports on air pollution monitoring and sampling, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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