backwash News

  • Backwash water reuse installation opts for Berson

    Bersons UV systems are being used to disinfect reused backwash water from sand filtration units at the Spannenburg groundwater drinking water facility in the Netherlands. Up to 5% of the produced drinking water at the Spannenburg plant (1.25 million m3/year) is used to backwash the sand filters and, until recently, this water was simply discarded. Following the installation of two Berson InLine+ ...

  • Replacement Bleach Dosing Unit Ends Leaks and NaOCl Shortage for UF Backwash at SWTP

    The supervisor of the membrane system for a 7.5 MGD ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) facility at a 15 MGD surface water treatment plant (SWTP) in Granbury, TX reports that replacement of the bleach (NaOCl) pump with a vacuum feeder has eliminated frequent pipe and valve leaks in a bleach delivery system needed for UF backwash. He also notes new capability for providing required NaOCl ...


    By JCS Industries, Inc.

  • Ballast water treatment is the big new market for liquid macrofiltration

    Concern about invasive species in lakes and seas will create a $70 billion market for ballast water treatment systems for vessels traveling in international waters. A critical component of each treatment system is a filter. This new opportunity will add 10 percent to the revenues of the suppliers of liquid macrofiltration equipment and will double the size of the automatic backwash filter ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Compact automatic filter enables final effluent recycling

    A compact Rotork actuated automatic backwashing filter is providing reliable, efficient and economical filtration of final effluent for drum thickener washing duty at a sewage treatment works on the south coast of England. Using filtered final effluent is saving the operator the considerable cost previously incurred by the use of mains water for this duty. The Cross Phoenix Type R filter is ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Adedge water technologies awarded contract to provide Arsenic treatment systems for spring creek utilities company

    Three AdEdge WaterPOD containerized water treatment systems will remove arsenic from threewells that are non-compliant with the EPA Arsenic MCL of 10 ppb. Buford, Ga. (September 2011) AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC, a leading supplier of water treatmentsystems, has been awarded a contract to work with the owners engineer, Sunrise Engineering to design andbuild three AdEdge WaterPOD containerized ...

  • Microfiltration elements for challenging water

    Membrane provider Nitto Denko/Hydranautics has developed HYDRAcap MAX microfiltration elements that have a very high membrane surface area and durable membrane fibre. The HYDRAcap MAX microfiltration technology from Nitto Denko/Hydranautics has a low footprint, and uses a crystalline polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) membrane fibre that is extremely ...

  • Arsenic Removal Technology

    Onion Equipment provides an innovative, cost-effective and reliable approach for the safe removal of arsenic from contaminated sites, municipal water supplies and private wells. OEarsenX is a polymer based bead with hydrous iron oxide nano-particles impregnated throughout the bead. This advanced hybrid material combines the best arsenic-binding chemistry, arsenic selective chemistry of iron ...


    By Onion Enterprises

  • UK Launch for Water Treatment Filtration Equipment

    GB Filters is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Roberts’ water treatment filtration equipment in the UK. The Roberts Filter Group is the largest manufacturer of municipal and industrial filtration systems in the US, and GB Filters says a tremendous opportunity now exists to employ these technologies in the UK water sector. The product range is suitable for both potable and waste applications ...


    By Roberts Filter Group

  • WesTech Announces Strategic Partnership with Nordic Water

    May 20th, 2009. WesTech Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Nordic Water Products. WesTech, will now have sole North American distribution rights for the following Nordic Water product groups: MEVA fine screens, featuring the Rotoscreen™ Step and patented Monoscreen™ suitable for pre-membrane treatment. New from Meva is the patented Screw Wash Press with CPS. The ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • ProMinent at aquanale 2013: Measuring and control system with additional functionality

    One highlight is the high-performance multi-channel-multi-parameter measuring and control system DULCOMARINII with soft PLC (Programmable Logic Controller). This greatly improves the functionality of the measuring and control system and can be programmed individually. All named components, required for filter backwashing for example, can be activated and monitored with the soft PLC. ...

  • United Utilities Framework Success

    Bedford Pumps Ltd have recently signed an agreement with United Utilities Water Plc to be their exclusive supplier of mixed–axial flow bowl type pumps for the water and wastewater sectors. This agreement will ensure that Bedford Pumps will supply all new and replacement mixed and axial flow pumps, spares and associated equipment throughout the United Utilities area for a 5 year period. The ...


    By Bedford Pumps Ltd

  • ProMinent at interbad 2014: Dive in switch off

    At the forthcoming interbad, held in Stuttgart from 21st to 24th October 2014, ProMinent will present its energy-saving and environmentally friendly solutions for pools and spas at stand 4D74 in Hall 4: metering systems, electrolysis systems, chlorine dioxide systems, UV systems, solenoid, motor driven and peristaltic pumps and network-compatible controllers. ProMinent develops and ...

  • Centrifugal Sand Filter Keeps Process Water Cleaner, Maximizing Quality and Process Efficiency

    Whether for cooling or as a product component, production processes often demand an uninterrupted stream of filtered water. If that water supply is unreliable, contaminated or maintenance-intensive, processes suffer. That invariably translates to diminish product quality, process interruptions and/or exorbitant maintenance costs. Molded plastics, food and beverage processing, paper ...

  • ProMinent at interbad 2014: Dive in switch off

    At the forthcoming interbad, held in Stuttgart from 21st to 24th October 2014, ProMinent will present its energy-saving and environmentally friendly solutions for pools and spas at stand 4D74 in Hall 4: metering systems, electrolysis systems, chlorine dioxide systems, UV systems, solenoid, motor driven and peristaltic pumps and network-compatible controllers. ProMinent develops and produces ...

  • 1000 M3D Desalination system available !!

    New desalination system capable to produce 1000 M3D ( 263,000 US GPD ) is available for inmediately delivery. All Anciliary equipment is included  Tecnical Details: Permeate ( Product ) Flow : 1000 M3D ( 263,000 GPD ) Energy recovery device: Included - Fedco Turbo charge RO Pump: Fedco pump 200 HP Pressure vessels: 12 ...

  • New back flushable filter cassette FLOW-CEL® for biotech applications

    MICRODYN-NADIR GmbH from Wiesbaden/Germany will introduce a new development for the filtration demands of the biotech industry at the ACHEMA in Frankfurt am Main. This development is a cassette system for the ultrafiltration of highly viscous media like fermentation processes. With a membrane area of 10m² and a 10kDa molecular weight cut-off, this FLOW-CEL® module is optimally designed to filter ...


    By MICRODYN-NADIR

  • Forsta Filters Announces self-cleaning screen filters in fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP)

    Forsta Filters’ exciting new FRP Series offers an ideal solution for corrosion resistance in brackish, brine and seawater filtration applications. All wetted components of the FRP Series self-cleaning filters are constructed from seawater-resistant plastic and other high alloy materials, making it the only one of its kind. The FRP Series filters can withstand pressures ...


    By Forsta Filters Inc.

  • ProMinent at interbad 2016: Flushing with chlorine dioxide now too

    In the new revised version of DIN 19643, filter disinfection during backwashing is now also permitted with chlorine dioxide. It's the ideal application for the chlorine dioxide system Bello Zon® CDLb. Users benefit from its minimum footprint, maximum efficiency and high level of reliability! The system will be on show at interbad 2016 in Stuttgart on 27 - 30 September 2016, as one of the key ...

  • Thermal Spa in Bad Aibling relies on Ultrafiltration

    In Bad Aibling, hitherto known as a moor spa, a new thermal spa will be opened in September 2007. Not only the intended spa’s waterpark shall be modern and trend-setting – but also the water treatment will be according to state-of-the-art technology: By passing through five filtration cycles, approx. 800 cubic metres of water per hour are purified by means of ultrafiltration. Since 2003, the ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • Rotork IQ3 actuators selected for Brazilian water treatment plant upgrade

    The upgrade at the Rio Manso WTP at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil involved the building of an additional filter plant, the replacement of obsolete actuators on existing plant and the introduction of a Profibus digital control network. ...


    By Rotork plc

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