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  • Optimising Your Wastewater Process

    The bacteria in activated sludge are at the heart of your waste treatment process. Keeping these bacteria in optimum condition not only avoids significant problems, it can also reduce many of the day-to-day upsets in plant operation. Optimally performing bacteria ...

  • BOD Analysis in Wastewater Applications

    The Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a relevant parameter for the assessment of the pollution of sewage. Its fast analyses allows the optimal control of a waste water treatment plant (WWTP). LAR's BioMonitor is an online BOD ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • New submerged membrane-module from MICRODYN-NADIR

    MICRODYN-NADIR has developed a new membrane-module for submerged water treatment systems. The new BIO-CEL® module is a membrane bioreactor (MBR) designed specifically for wastewater treatment.  MBR wastewater treatment systems are now becoming standard in many industries and in the treatment of municipal wastewater because of the high quality effluent and small footprint. The BIO-CEL® ...


    By MICRODYN-NADIR GmbH

  • Innovative biological wastewater technology helps municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants

    John Meunier Inc., subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, is pleased to announce that it will be responsible for the commercialization in Canada of the Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology from AnoxKaldnes. Acquired in August 2007 by Veolia Water Systems & Technologies, AnoxKaldnes is led by the internationally renowned researcher Thomas Welander. AnoxKaldnes has a ...

  • Online BOD Analysis in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    The biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reflects the demand of oxygen that is needed for the degradation of all biological degradable substances in water. Thus, the BOD, also called biological oxygen demand, is an important indicator for the assessment of the pollution of water. Its fast analyses allows the optimal ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Online BOD Analysis in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    The biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reflects the demand of oxygen that is needed for the degradation of all biological degradable substances in water. Thus, the BOD, also called biological oxygen demand, is an important indicator for the assessment of the pollution of water. Its fast ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • RTW Contributes to WEFTEC for 21st Year in a Row!

    Rothberg, Tamburini & Winsor, Inc. (RTW), a professional engineering and consulting firm headquartered in Denver, CO, is proud to announce its participation and contributions to the 80th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), October 13-17, in San Diego, California. Ron Schuyler, P.E., B.C.E.E., Vice President/Senior Project Manager, is a recognized ...


  • Canal de Isabel II incorporates SURCIS respirometry in Madrid wastewater treatment plants

    Canal de Isabel II is one of the oldest and more emblematic public institutions responsible for the management of the integral cycle of water in Spain. Its origin is linked inseparably to the history of the Madrid region. The company was created in 1851, when it was concluded the project through which it would supply water to the capital. The domestic distribution of water was the entrance of the ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Aquatech Expands Wastewater Treatment Solutions Portfolio with New, Operator-Friendly Aqua-EMBR Enhanced Membrane Bioreactor

    Aquatech, a global leader in water and wastewater technologies for the industrial & infrastructure markets, has developed Aqua-EMBR enhanced membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment. The Aqua-EMBR system consists of an activated sludge extended aeration biological treatment process and an Ultrafiltration (UF) membrane system for the separation of activated sludge from treated effluent. ...

  • Pilot project for bacterial control in Waste Water Treatment plant

    Primozone Production AB has signed an agreement with Nordvästra Skånes Vatten och Avlopp AB (NSVA) to install a pilot plant at Öresundsverket, the Waste Water Treatment plant in Helsingborg for control of filament (bacteria) that interfere with the treatment processes. Öresundsverket in Helsingborg is one of the largest plants operating solely on biological phosphorus ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • SURCIS BM Respirometry for foto-Fenton research project

    The national environmental research group in Spain "Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas" CIEMAT ( http://www.ciemat.es/portal.do ) is currently working in one important on-going project (EDARSOL) to develop an integrated process for removing emerging pollutants in wastewater through the combination of biological treatment with advanced oxidation ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Frost & Sullivan distinguishes Aeration Industries for innovation in wastewater aeration and mixing

    Based on its recent analysis of the pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aeration Industries International, Inc. with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Product of the Year Award. The Aire-O2 Triton® was created from the company's unremitting efforts to design energy- and cost-efficient wastewater treatment equipment and technology. ...

  • NORAM Engineering and Constructors acquires position in ECOfluid Systems

    NORAM Engineering and Constructors Ltd. (NORAM), a recognized worldwide leader in the fields of nitration, sulphuric acid and electrochemistry, has purchased a position in ECOfluid Systems Inc. (ECOfluid). The acquisition widens ECOfluid’s technical and commercial resources, and its USBF® technology complements NORAM Biosystems Group’s VERTREAT™ and VERTAD™ ...


    By Ecofluid Systems Inc.

  • Singapore MBR testing facility

    Siemens Water Technologies in Singapore and the PUB, Singapore"s national water agency, are collaborating on a membrane bioreactor (MBR) testing facility at PUB"s Changi Water Reclamation Plant. The recently commissioned 1.0 million litre/day (250,000 gpd) MBR system treats domestic wastewater at the Changi plant, which is part of the first phase of the Singapore Deep Tunnel Sewerage System ...

  • If it’s about water it will be at WEFTEC! hot topic workshops round out comprehensive technical program

    If it’s about water it will be at WEFTEC this fall in Orlando, Fla. As the largest conference of its kind in North America and the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world, WEFTEC®.09 - WEF’s 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference - offers the best water quality training and education available and provides unparalleled access to the latest in water quality ...

  • Upgrade at Tahuna

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies UK was awarded the contract by Dunedin City Council in New Zealand for the new Tahuna WwTP. With a population of about 120,000, Dunedin is the second-largest city of New Zealand's South Island and home to the country's oldest university, Otago. Students from the university and the city's Polytechnic make up about 20% of the population which, as a result, ...

  • Wastewater treatment recycles greenhouse gases

    A laboratory model for dewatering waste-activated sludge (WAS) in two stages - flotation (using recycled greenhouse gases) followed by filtration (using a simple compression cell for dewatering WAS) - has been successfully introduced. Development of full-scale wastewater treatment which also reduces greenhouse gases could follow. Published in the Journal of Water and Climate Change, experiments ...

  • Major advance made in generating electricity from wastewater

    Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater, opening the door to a future in which waste treatment plants not only will power themselves, but will sell excess electricity. The new technology developed at OSU can now produce 10 to 50 more times the electricity, per volume, than most ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Filter Diminishes Phosphorus in Nashua River

    WesTech Engineering, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah, has successfully utilized the SuperDisc™ Disc Filter in a pilot study to treat the effluent water from the Clinton Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to less than 0.1 mg/L of total phosphorous (TP). The Clinton WWTP provides advanced wastewater treatment, including ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • KMK and Black & Veatch team awarded top honor for lakeview wastewater treatment plant upgrade

    Win Recognizes Project Complexity, Technical Excellence and Innovation    Kansas City, Mo. – Black & Veatch announced today that the project team of  KMK Consultants Limited and Black & Veatch earned the prestigious Willis Chipman Award from Consulting Engineers of Ontario for its role in the upgrade and expansion of the Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) for ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

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