biofilm News

  • Biofilm control a simple powerful disinfectant

    Summary -Industrial fluid processing operations can face a number of serious problems due to bacterial biofilms. Biofilm-induced corrosion, mechanical blockages and impedance of heat transfer processes result in huge monetary losses each year. In engineered systems, additional risks of biofilm-mediated contamination include negative public health consequences and product spoilage. This article ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • MBBR biofilm technology meets unique challenges to overcome seasonal

    Biowater Technology a leading provider and manufacture of advanced biological wastewater treatment processes and equipment for municipal and industrial facilities globally, has been awarded a contract by The Village of Bloomingdale, Michigan, USA (municipal) to supply its Compete Mix Fixed Film (CMFF) biological treatment process. Bloomingdale’s existing wastewater treatment plant has ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Special Water Europe B.V. based in the Netherlands are experts on treatment of biofilm in different applications where water is used.

    After seven years of product development we have found a solution for better water care addressing the real cause: biofilm build up. Our products are made under ISO9001 2008 and most of them have Standard 60 registration (potable water). The products are used in the wellness market, pool & spa as well as in industry. Our brand Aquafinesse is a patented water care solution able to ...


    By Special Water Europe B.V.

  • ICL Water Solutions to launch HydroBio® Advance: real time biofilm measurement and an innovative Legionella risk assessment tool

    With Hydrobio® Advance, you adjust in real time your treatment program: the right biocide, the right dosage at the right time. Respond to changes faster and improve water systems reliability with real time information using the ICL WaterSolutions HydroBio® Advance. Biofi lms have in water and especially cooling systems ideal conditions to grow: right temperature, high amount of nutrients ...


    By Kurita

  • GE Advancing ‘Energy Neutrality’ for Municipal Wastewater Treatment with Introduction of ZeeLung* Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Technology

    ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor is Four Times More Energy Efficient than Conventional Fine Bubble Aeration Systems New Technology Offers Simple, Ultra Low-Energy Nutrient Removal in a Small Footprint Municipal Treatment Plants Account for 35 Percent of Local Government Energy Budgets ZeeLung’s Introduction Highlights Resource Recovery Potential of Wastewater ...


    By GE Power & Water

  • Kuriverter IK 110 – biofilm control agent for membranes – the latest revolution in Reverse Osmosis treatment

    Kuriverter IK 110 is a biofilm control agent that offers you the unique and patented solution against the biological grow in Membrane Systems. The use of the product has a direct impact in the reduction of the cleaning processes and the cost factor for man power, chemicals and standby times, that leads to a reduction of the total cost of operation. See more information ...


    By Kurita

  • Pesticides and pharmaceuticals influence riverbed communities of microbes

    Changes in complex microbial communities known as ‘biofilms’ at the bottom of rivers can reveal the effects of pesticide and pharmaceutical pollution of river water, according to a recent study. Painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs were found to have a significant effect on the structure and functioning of the biofilms. Human activities are contaminating surface waters with ...

  • Municipality Retrofits RBC`s with Biowater Technology

    Problems with RBC (Rotating Biological Contactors) are commonplace in today’s wastewater treatment market.  Often the RBC has to be totally replaced by a new system.  In the case of Elverom RA municipality, the existing RBC’s were foul smelling, noisy and inefficient.  A lot of maintenance was required to keep them operational.   Biowater’s Complete Mix ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • A New Approach to Fouling Monitoring

    Neosens offers innovative, cost effective sensor solutions for monitoring the presence of biofilm and scale in water and any industrial liquids. Fouling is a worldwide, multi-billion dollar industrial problem, reducing energy efficiency, increasing maintenance costs and creating health risks. The Neosens approach is early, preventive, online monitoring of biofilm and scale.  Our sensors ...


  • EnviroSim to Present at IWA in The Netherlands

    EnviroSim is pleased to announce that we will be presenting during the upcoming International Water Association (IWA) Specialized Conference on Biofilm Systems VI from 24 - 27 September 2006 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Click here for event ...


    By EnviroSim Associates Ltd.

  • Efficient water disinfection with Oxiperm Pro chlorine dioxide generators

    In drinking or process water, there are often unwanted micro organisms such as pathogenic germs or disruptive factors for industrial processes. In the food and beverage industry in particular, complete production charges could be affected. The formation of biofilm is an additional problem. Biofilm is a slimy layer which forms on the inside of water pipes or heat exchangers. Many micro organisms ...


  • Presentation of LEVAPOR carrier at IFAT

    High performance,adsorbant, porous LEVAPOR carrier for Biofilm Technologies will be presented in Munich,at IFAT 2010, the largest exhibition for Environmental Technologies worldwide.From September 13 until September 18, in hall 5 A, booth 108 interested visitors can be informed about advantages and application of this optimized, innovative carrier material and related ...

  • John Meunier Inc. and BD Watertech reach representation deal for watewater technologies in western Canada.

    Ville St-Laurent, April 23d 2008 – John Meunier Inc., subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, announces that it has reached a representation deal with BD Watertech from Calgary (Alberta). Effective on February 1st 2008, John Meunier Inc. will be represented in the municipal wastewater market in Western Canada through BD Watertech. Among the wastewater technologies available at ...

  • Cost-Effective, Reliable Stormwater Treatment in the Same Tanks!

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant.  Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues. Biowater's CFIC - ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • SIMBA# 2.0 Officially Released

    ifak e.V. Magdeburg and inCTRL Solutions are proud to announce that SIMBA# 2.0 was officially released at ifat 2016 in Munich. It is another milestone in wastewater treatment and biogas plant modeling and has a wide array of industry-first and advanced features. SIMBA#’s Unique Aeration Model Library The new SIMBA# version includes our unique model library enabling users to ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • pH-neutral membrane cleaning advances

    Max Fazel has been beavering away at our UK lab looking at alternatives to the commonly-used ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) with a comparable cleaning effect but a much improved environmental profile. He has come up with a very interesting new neutral pH formulation that is extremely effective at removing organics, clay, biofilm and iron. This makes it suitable for cleaning cellulose ...

  • LuminUltra's Microbiological Monitoring Solutions for Cooling Water Systems

    Join us today at 2pm (EST) to learn more about the capabilities of 2nd generation ATP testing in Cooling Water Systems. In this webinar you will learn how to:  "Pinpoint" problem areas within your system and remediate as needed.    Monitor the efficacy of treatment on-the-spot.  Avoid the formation of biofilm within piping networks, and in doing so, ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Biowater wins wastewater contract

    Halden municipality in south of Norway will expand and upgrade its largest wastewater treatment plant, Remmen RA, so that effluent meets the highest environmental standards. The renovated plant will have a capacity of 42000 p.e. Biowater will deliver the core treatment processes, which include the biological treatment and subsequent clarification unit(s). The biological treatment unit(s) will be ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Orders for LEVAPOR from Singapore for biotreatment of contaminated water from tank and cistern cleaning

    Those effluents use to be polluted with a wide range of more or less hazardous organics, fluctuating in concentrations, requiring a quite resistant and fast adaptable biocoenosis for their efficient bio- treatment. After having tested different carrier materials, a world wide active company has decided to order for treatment plants of three logictic centers biofilm technologes using LEVAPOR ...

  • MIOX presents at Cooling Tower Institute (CTI) conference

      MIOX Corporation, the industry leader in on-site chemical generation technology, announces Tom Muilenberg, MIOX Director of Commercial Operations and Cem Candir, MIOX VP of Sales & Marketing will present the technical paper “How Stripping Biofilm from the Cooling Water Loop Impacts Power Plant Production Output” at the ...


    By MIOX Corporation

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