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  • How Does the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Work?

    Aerobic digestion and nitrification-denitrification work together thanks to an innovative membrane system One of the most talked-about new wastewater treatment technologies is the membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR), which is revolutionizing WWT. The discussion, however, ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Jenfitch, LLC Announces JC 9450 ROS kills Listeria in less than 10 seconds

    Jenfitch, LLC recently completed a study with the UC Davis Post Harvest Dept using JC 9450 ROS as a reagent in rinse water containing a heavy organic loading.  They found that controlling the ORP above +700 mV, they observed a 6 log reduction in Listeria Monocytogene and Salmonella. JC 9450 ROS is a new generation of disinfectant developed for the 21st ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Jenfitch, LLC announces JC 9450 Liquid Ozone has been NSF approved

    Jenfitch, LLC received National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) approval to use JC 9450 Liquid Ozone in potable water systems as a disinfectant. JC 9450 Liquid Ozone is a new type of disinfectant developed for the 21st Century that chemically reacts in water to generate ozone (singlet oxygen molecules) in solutions. For the first time, the water treatment industry has a low cost method to generate ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Veolia chosen to supply MBBR technology for ammonia removal to City of Palmer, Alaska

    The City of Palmer WWTF has chosen Veolia’s MBBR system to provide ammonia removal capabilities to ensure the cleanest effluent possible is discharged into the northernmost channel of the Matanuska River. The MBBR is a very effective nitrification solution that is easy to operate and control, and is a high performance technology for cold weather applications. Veolia’s design built in ...

  • Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Options

    Aerobic wastewater treatment takes many forms, but fundamentally it’s a biological process widely used in the treatment of both domestic and industrial wastewater, particularly waste streams high in organic or biodegradable content. Aerobic treatment can be as simple as the septic tank. While there’s still a role for more ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • An application report of a cooling water treatment in Czech Republic

    The Chvaletice Power Station in the Czech Republic regularly controls the installation of their cooling towers. The plastic constructions that form the lower part of the tower are one of the critical parts of the system. Individual boards are very rugged. Deterioration of their penetration by suspended substances and biofilm can cause total carbonate deposition, resulting in the reduced ...


    By Kurita

  • ProMinent at BrauBeviale 2015: Ready for you. Anytime, anywhere!

    ProMinent presents corrosion-free disinfection with minimum chloride values. Visit us at stand 233 in hall 6 to hear all about the benefits. The key factors in manufacturing beverages are preventing any form of contamination, avoiding and reducing biofilm and stabilising the micro-biological count. ProMinent is well aware of the challenges your business faces. True to our motto ...

  • Could Legionella Bacteria Be Contaminating Your Hot Tub?

    Hot tubs that are operated and maintained improperly provide a perfect breeding ground for Legionella bacteria. Exposure to Legionella can cause potentially deadly Legionnaires’ disease and non-fatal Pontiac fever. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, potentially fatal and debilitating form of pneumonia that has long term effects after the disease has been treated. Pontiac fever is a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New wastewater treatment technology to produce less sludge

    A major environmental challenge for wastewater treatment is the disposal of excess sludge produced during the process. The LIFE Perbiof project has been developing and testing a technology that will help to overcome this challenge. Results demonstrate it can perform highly effective treatment of municipal wastewater (removing 80% of the organic content) while producing low levels of sludge. ...

  • Candidiasis Infections Impact Midwest Healthcare Facilities

    Candidiasis is caused by fungal pathogens from the Candida genus.  Most infections are caused by Candida albicans, a type of fungus that grows both as a yeast and filamentous cells.   The ubiquitous fungi represent one of the most common fungal pathogens to affect the human population.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Maryland Hotel Sued after Guest Contracts Legionnaire’s Disease

    After six guests at Ocean City, MD’s historic Boardwalk hotel contracted Legionnaire’s disease last summer, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Worcester County Health Department confirmed the presence of Legionella in the hotel’s water system. Five months later, one of the six guests has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the hotel. Extensive testing ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Candidiasis Infections Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses the threat to human health due to fungal infections caused by Candida albicans.   Candidiasis is caused by fungal pathogens from the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ENEXIO SANIPACKING® fills reduce the risk of legionellae in wet cooling towers with open circuits

    Antimicrobial additive in the synthetic material Prevention of cell growth and of proliferation of bacteria Inhibition of the legionellae pneumophilia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa ENEXIO SANIPACKING® fills and drift eliminators reliably prevent the growth of bacteria and therefore contribute toward minimizing the risk of legionella infections. A synthetic material ...

  • Delaware IAQ Professional Identifies Fungal Pathogens

    Fungal pathogens can be found across the United States and the Mid-Atlantic region is no exception.  These fungi cause disease in humans and one of the most recognized types of fungi that cause opportunistic infections in immunocomprimised individuals is known as Candida.   Candidiasis is caused by fungal pathogens from the Candida genus.  Most infections are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • World Bank Stresses Resilience in Rebuilding Caribbean

    In the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the World Bank held a high-level meeting on recovery and resilience in the Caribbean on October 13, 2017, at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. The high-level speakers included Jorge Familiar, Vice President of the World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean; Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group; Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Fluence announces first production of MABR modules from China factory

    Fluence Corporation Limited (ASX: FLC) (“Fluence” or the “Company”), a global leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions, today announced that it has successfully produced the first Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) module in its newly-built production facility in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. The spiral production line was developed and tested in ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • WEFTEC.09 speaker advisory

    If it’s about water, it will be at WEFTEC.09 this fall in Orlando. Thousands of water professionals from around the world are expected at the Orange County Convention Center to attend the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 82nd annual technical exhibition and conference. Scheduled for October 10-14, WEFTEC is also recognized as the largest annual water quality exhibition in the ...

  • Fluence Honored for Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment Solutions

    Visionary technical innovation and customer impact are cited by Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan recently announced that it´s awarding the 2018 Global Decentralized Water & Wastewater Treatment Company of the Year Award to Fluence. What does it take to win the award? According to Frost & Sullivan: To receive the Company of the Year Award […] ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Aqualogy unveils non-invasive technological solutions for water and sewerage network maintenance

    Unique iDroloc leak detection system and Ice Pigging technology will benefit customers and companies These innovative, non-invasive technologies are set to significantly improve efficiency and lower costs Aqualogy is launching a campaign to promote its new suite of non-invasive methods for water and sewerage systems to coincide with the start of the water industry’s next AMP ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Improving clean in place technology

    Clean-in-place (CIP) is used in beverage bottling to clean syrup and water lines for a variety of reasons including flavor carryover prevention and microbial control. CIP also eliminates organic residues like precipitated proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and other contaminants that harbor bacteria and may lead to microbial induced corrosion (MIC). Older, more traditional methods of CIP ...

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