advanced wastewater News

  • 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

  • Advanced oxidation process for refinery wastewater treatment

    A large European refinery company was interested in advanced oxidation process solution to treat 40,000 m3 batches of contaminated water.  In order to get this project approved technically and economically, the company selected ESCO International as a supplier of AOP systems. To assess whether AOP would be successful, a 30L representative sample of wastewater was send to ESCO ...


    By ESCO International

  • Advanced Oxidation Process for Refinery Wastewater Treatment

    A large European refinery company was interested in advanced oxidation process solution to treat 40,000 m3 batches of contaminated water.  In order to get this project approved technically and economically, the company selected ESCO International as a supplier of AOP systems. To assess whether AOP would be successful, a 30L ...


    By ESCO International

  • Advance you knowledge of Water/Wastewater Mathematics!

    Advance you knowledge of Water/Wastewater Mathematics! Free online sources available to you: https://www.youtube.com/user/wastewaterdan/videos  or https://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostRecent=&gid=7466412&trk=my_groups-tile-flipgrp Specific example of education: Based on the information below; calculate the WAS pump rate in GPM. ...

  • EEC EUROPE LTD Delivers Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant To Ireland

    EEC EUROPE LTD based at St Johns Innovation Centre Cambridge, has supplied it’s unique  High-Speed Bio Tec system to Response Engineering Group, one of the leading Water & Wastewater Treatment Companies in Ireland. Manufactured in Athens Greece by Devise Engineering SA , under license to EEC EUROPE LTD,  and to the highest possible standard of engineering, this compact plant only ...


  • Sustainable Advanced Treatment Solutions for Water, Wastewater and Gas Effluents

    ESCO International technologies offer unique solutions to some of the most critical water and waste water and gas effluent challenges using latest advances in Advanced Oxidation Processes, Ozone and UV systems and technologies.  Process Expertise & Applications include: COD, TOC reduction and micro pollutants oxidation Water reclaim, reuse, recycle or discharge ...


    By ESCO International

  • Rotork actuators support Portugal’s advanced wastewater treatment plan

    The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment technology. The highly automated treatment facility, serving a population of 90,000, was recently inaugurated by the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and is named as a national environmental benchmark for future developments. MBR ...


    By Rotork

  • Pioneering work to advance wastewater treatment wins Royal Society innovation award

    A revolutionary wastewater treatment process to alleviate water scarcity while being self-sustainable has been awarded the £250,000 Brian Mercer Award for Innovation from the Royal Society. The process will be demonstrated on large scale by a team comprised of Imperial College, Anglian Water and Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, consulting and construction company. Professor David ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Manitoba, Canada, City upgrades wastewater treatment plant with GE advanced technology

    A need for an increased level of treatment and growing demand for water used by both residents and industry has led the city of Brandon to decide to expand its existing wastewater treatment plant. The upgraded facility will feature GE’s (NYSE: GE) membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology and will be the largest MBR plant in Canada when it enters service in 2012. The membrane plant was first ...

  • Advances in Wastewater Treatment Spur Growth of Renewable Energy Market

    The Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Facility in Pierce County, Wash. represents an emerging trend in the renewable energy market: transforming waste into energy.  Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are increasingly recognized as community resources for electricity, fertilizer, and heat, as waste to energy projects become commonplace in a sustainable economy. A national leader in ...


    By M. A. Mortenson Company

  • LuminUltra and Microbe Detectives Advance Molecular Microbiological Control Solutions in Water and Wastewater

    LuminUltra, a New Brunswick, Canada-based innovator in microbiological monitoring and control solutions, and Microbe Detectives LLC, a Wisconsin-based pioneer in applied metagenomics services for water and wastewater systems, today announced a multi-year partnership. Through the partnership, the two companies will combine their services to provide the only commercial offering that can measure and ...

  • Arizona Tourist Destination selects InfoSWMM for advanced wastewater network modeling and management

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Bullhead City, Arizona, has selected the powerful smart drainage modeling solution InfoSWMM to implement system improvements based on the City’s Wastewater Master Plan. The purchase equips ...


    By Innovyze

  • Hydromantis and OCWA to Offer Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Simulation Technologies

    Hydromantis Environmental Software Solutions, Inc. (Hydromantis) and the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to enhance water and wastewater treatment plant operations and operator training through the advancement of leading-edge simulation based technologies and services.  Based on Hydromantis ...

  • Rotork actuators support Portugal’s plan for advanced wastewater treatment

    The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment technology. The highly automated treatment facility, serving a population of 90,000, was recently inaugurated by the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and is named as a national environmental benchmark for future developments. MBR ...


    By Rotork

  • Global advances in nutrient pollution

    The UK’s Thames Water and Canada-based Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies are to form a partnership to build and operate Europe’s first wastewater treatment facility that removes phosphorus and converts it into commercial fertilizer. However, the USGS reports that phosphorus levels in US fresh water remain high and progress is absent. American environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy, ...

  • Latest advances in molybdenum monitoring

    Environmental Diagnostics specialists MTI (UK) have added to their recent advances by announcing a new application for Molybdenum detection for their portable (PDV6000plus) and online (OVA5000) heavy metal monitors. A key enzymatic component and also found in tooth enamel to prevent decay, exposure to high levels of molybdenum interferes with the body’s capability to uptake copper, resulting ...

  • Advanced Nano Oxidation Technology

    Overview of a Futuristic Revolutionary Technology  The velocity of embracing new waste water treatment solutions is sure to accelerate. With heightened concern in wastewater technologies, it is a stimulating time to be working in this sector. Scientific research enabling and innovative technologies have increased and the rate of adoption to new processes is also expected ...


    By OZO NANO SCIENCES

  • Advanced Municipal Wastewater Treatment Market Offers $27.8 Billion Global Opportunity in 2012

    The market for advanced municipal wastewater treatment represents a $27.8 billion market as cities the world over seek to either replace old or add new facilities to process an additional 4.3 billion gallons a day, according to a ...


    By Lux Research

  • EEC Europe Ltd – advanced WWTP

    EEC EUROPE LTD has launched its new UltraClear® Bioplant designed and manufactured by Devise Engineering to meet the demand for the number one Global issue in the future - a better quality final effluent that can be re-used for irrigation, toilet flushing etc. The market for the technologies involved in water treatment and quality of final effluents is one of the fastest-growing markets ...


  • BioteQ Advances Project in Chile With EcoMetales

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has secured a contract with EcoMetales to develop basic engineering and laboratory testing related to arsenic removal for a treatment facility to be built in Chile. The work, which will include laboratory test work, process design and capital and operating cost estimates, is expected to be ...


    By BQE Water

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