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  • 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

  • Biowater Technology AS strengthens its organization to meet growth expectations

    Since 2007, Biowater has established itself as a technology leader in the field of biological wastewater treatment.  The need for clean water on a global basis is enormous and it will further increase in the years to come, as will the need for reuse of water.  Biowater is well positioned in this market and is launching the next generation biofilm technology with focus on reuse and ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Growth in Key End-User Industries Widens Scope of Packaged Wastewater Treatment Market in India, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The packaged wastewater systems are decentralized sewage treatment systems that are constructed in a fabrication plant and transported to a site for installation and commissioning. This market in India is a fragmented industry with no major market players and therefore it presents a huge opportunity for growth, especially in the industrial, commercial and residential segment. The challenges in ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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

  • 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

  • PuraMax® Moving-Bed Biological Reactor (MBBR) System from Bord na Mona Environmental Products US Inc.

    Designed to achieve a high quality effluent within a small overall footprint, the PuraMax System is an attached growth activated sludge process. Following a septic/primary tank, the aeration stage consists of recycled plastic media that provide an extended surface contact area for bacteria to attach. An aeration grid located at the bottom of the reactor supplies oxygen to the biofilm, along with ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • Cost effective stormwater control in existing 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 ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Hydroxyl Awarded $1M Turnkey ActiveCell® Industrial Wastewater Treatment Contract From Mizkan Americas

    VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Hydroxyl Systems, Inc. announced today that the company has been awarded a $1.1 Million USD contract from Mizkan Americas, Inc. for the turnkey supply of an ActiveCell® biological wastewater treatment system. Hydroxyl's ActiveCell® advanced wastewater treatment technology will process 20,000 gallons a day of high-strength industrial wastewater produced from ...


  • Innovative biological wastewater technology helps municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants

    John Meunier Inc., subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, is pleased to announce that it will be responsible for the commercialization in Canada of the Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology from AnoxKaldnes. Acquired in August 2007 by Veolia Water Systems & Technologies, AnoxKaldnes is led by the internationally renowned researcher Thomas Welander. AnoxKaldnes has a ...

  • Biowater’s wastewater treatment system upgrades lagoon to exceed permit limits in ¼ of the space

    New stricter ammonia limits and cold weather nitrification are two of the many issues that hinder a lagoon based wastewater treatment system. In an area where the seasonal temperatures are low it is impossible to nitrify in the lagoons. Biowater’s system handles both of these issues with ease and is less expensive than other retrofit solutions - <$1 per gallon to treat wastewater. A ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Harvested rainwater not drinkable

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Quality of harvested rainwater unsufficient for drinking

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Wastewater Treatment: Dual DAF & MBBR system by PEWE, LLC

    The new YIBO, Inc. facility in Warrenton MO is the firm's first US production plant.  Using state of the art equipment they will manufacture 26 varieties of soy sauce products for the commercial market.  Five gallon containers will be distributed nationwide.  As a discharge requirement the local POTW requested a wastewater plant for effluent control prior to release.  Without ...

  • Large Meat Processor Exceeds Wastewater Treatment Limitations Using Existing Facilities

    Wastewater from a meat processing plant is a complex mixture of all sorts containing excrements, blood, cleaning and flushing water as well as wastewater from hygiene systems.  Nordfjord Kjott in Stryn, Norway was no different.  Nordfjord was having compliance issues with effluent equivilent to the sewage of 35,000 inhabitants being discharged to the municipality.  In addition, the ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Dairy Plant Treats Wastewater with ASO Bio-Carrier MBBR by PEWE

    Growth Spurs Dairy Plant Wastewater: The new lactose crystallization facility at Rumiano Cheese, Crescent City CA necessitated both more area to put it and an improved wastewater treatment system to handle the resulting increased discharge flow.  Space was very tight on the one city block the plant occupies.  First Rumiano purchased the last remaining non-company owned lot, cleared the ...

  • Headworks Employs MBBR Technology at the Seabee Gold Mine Operation

    Headworks, a leading provider of advanced wastewater treatment processes and equipment for municipal and industrial facilities globally, is pleased to announce that its fully owned subsidiary Headworks BIO™ Inc. has been awarded a contract by Claude Resources Inc (“Claude Resources”) to deploy the Company’s innovative Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology to treat ...


    By Headworks Inc.

  • Visit LG Sonic at IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016

    LG Sonic is going to exhibit during the IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 will be attended by water and environmental professionals from over 100 countries. The congress and exhibition will offer new insights in scientific and technological innovations in the water management sector. IWA ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Biowater's CMFF Maximizes a Lagoon Treatment System in 1/4 of the Space

    New stricter ammonia limits and cold weather nitrification are two of the many issues that hinder a lagoon based wastewater treatment system.  In an area where the seasonal temperatures are low it is impossible to nitrify in the lagoons.  Biowater’s system handles both of these issues with ease and is less expensive than other retrofit solutions - <$1 per gallon to treat ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Distributors conference

    Our 5th Genesys Distributors Conference took place in June at the Etrop Grange Hotel. This elegant Edwardian mansion near Manchester hosted 38 delegates from 20 countries. The theme was ‘Selling Genesys products: a technical approach’. Activities kicked off on Monday 13 June with a welcome from our Chairman, Ted Darton, and an overview of the company’s growth from me. Matt ...

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