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  • Filtronics Daily Backwash Volume Calculation

    The formula to calculate (and compare) daily backwash volume is: (((Design Flow / Filtration Rate) * Backwash Duration * Backwash Rate) + (Rinse To Waste Time * Design Flow)) * Number of Backwashes Per Day The Filtronics system does backwash more frequently than a comparable greensand plant BUT our backwash duration is significantly shorter producing far less waste water, even when taking the ...


  • 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+ ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Composite Mesh Filter Offers High Cleaning Efficiency

    Porvair Filtration Group has introduced four and five layer composite mesh filters, produced at its US facility in Ashland Virginia, that provide extremely high efficiency filtration in both gas and liquid applications. The new four and five layer composite meshes are produced as self-supporting cylinders that, when incorporated into dedicated filtration systems, enable routine filtration down to ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • WesTech Re-launching Microfloc and General Filter Brands

    WesTech Engineering, Inc. is reintroducing the Microfloc and General Filter brands to the municipal water treatment market. The Microfloc and General Filter brand names have had little public exposure for many years. WesTech believes that this did little to diminish their brand recognition. This brand reintroduction recognizes the solid reputation these brands hold with engineers, owners, and ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Imbrium Systems Smashes through the 40,000 Installation Threshold with Stormceptor®, Jellyfish®Filter and Sorbtive®Filter

    Imbrium Systems today announced Installation Number 40,000 for its suite of stormwater treatment technologies which include the Stormceptor®brand, a hydrodynamic sediment and oil stormwater treatment device, Jellyfish®Filter, an industry leading stormwater membrane filtration ...


    By Imbrium Systems Inc.

  • 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 GmbH

  • Water Shield Adds Full Line of High Efficiency Sand Filters

    Water Shield Inc., an Alberta provider of water treatment and processing solutions, announced today the addition of Sonitec's Vortisand Sand Filtration Systems to their water treatment product lines. As part of the company's focus on providing the best and most efficient equipment available, the new line easily meets these criteria. Used world wide in applications ranging from cooling water, ...


    By Water Shield Inc.

  • FlowTexTM disc filter by Entex Works to improve the nation`s water infrastructure

    The American Society of Civil Engineers 2009 report card gave the nation's water infrastructure a grade of D-. The FlowTex Filter can help raise the grade. FlowTex is a user-friendly, high performance tertiary filter, suitable for both small and large flow applications, that removes suspended solids as small as 10 microns. That's important for water and wastewater plants that have stringent ...


    By Entex Technologies Inc.

  • DOW Launches TEQUATIC PLUS Fine Particle Filter Globally

    TEQUATIC PLUS filter introduced in parallel with Aquatech Amsterdam in Europe and the International Desalination Conference in China; Product experiencing growth in new applications, including industrial wastewater treatment and reuse Manufacturing gears up to accommodate demand Dow Water & Process ...

  • Severn Trent Services Apliclor Designs and Installs Rapid Gravity Filter at New Desalination Facility in Fouka Algeria

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Severn Trent Services-Apliclor, in partnership with ACCIONA AGUA, has designed, constructed and installed the TETRA® LP Block dual parallel ...


  • 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 ...

  • Jellyfish® Filter Receives Montgomery County Maryland Approval as a Stormwater Treatment Technology to Combat Chesapeake Bay`s Nutrient Load

    ImbriumTM Systems announced today that its innovative Jellyfish® Filter has been approved by the Montgomery County Maryland Department of Permitting Services to treat polluted stormwater runoff heading for the Chesapeake Bay.  Since introducing the Jellyfish Filter into the North American marketplace, the innovative membrane filtration system experienced a tremendous acceptance ...


    By Imbrium Systems Inc.

  • DOW Helps Solve Difficult Water Challenges in Europe: TEQUATIC PLUS Fine Particle Filter

    Expansion into European market announced at Dow’s 2013 Solutions Dinner in Amsterdam TEQUATIC PLUS fine particle filter is engineered to lower the total cost of ownership in extreme and variable high solids environments. Facilitates more than 99% uptime with continuously cleaning, cross-flow filtration and centrifugal ...

  • Dow TEQUATIC™ PLUS Fine Particle Filter Proves Effective in Multiple Customer Applications

    After its launch less than a year ago, TEQUATICTM PLUS fine particle filter from Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), is already proving its value to customers across multiple applications in China. With its patented design, the TEQUATICTM PLUS filter combines the power of continuous cleaning, cross-flow filtration with centrifugal ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • R3f pricing provides significant water treatment advantage

    Enprotec-Clow is a Cincinnati based provider of industrial waste water treatment equipment. The company has a fortune 500 client list and is proud of its 100% satisfaction rating and 14 years of servicing that distinguished client base. The company purchased the water treatment technology from Clow and Envirodyn in the early 1990’s. Since that time those reliable designs have been improved using ...


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