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  • 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.

  • Centrifugal Sand Filtration Boosts Energy Efficiency and Savings for Futuristic Deep Lake Water Chilling System

    By removing particulates down to 0.45 microns from Enwave's downtown Toronto chilled water loop, an automated centrifugal sand filtration system protects pipes and heat exchangers, increasing cooling system efficiency and saving megawatts. Enwave Energy Corporation, one of the largest district energy providers in North America, recently enhanced its innovative Deep Water Lake Cooling ...

  • 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 ...

  • PuraSAF® Submerged Aerated Filter from Bord na Mona Environmental Products US Inc.

    PuraSAF provides a cost effective, low energy, pre-engineered wastewater treatment solution that is simple to operate and maintain. The filter media are produced from recycled plastic that provide an ideal medium for biological attached growth. The process uses the media to provide superior oxygen transfer rates providing a very low operating cost solution.The filter normally operates in an ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • Washington State approves Hydro International`s Up-Flo Filter for `Pilot Use`

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced that the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) has approved Hydro’s Up-Flo™ Filter for a “Pilot Use Level Designation” in stormwater projects. The State designated the Up-Flo for pilot use in ...


    By Hydro International

  • New Jersey DEP approves use of Hydro International’s Up-Flo® filter in stormwater treatment projects

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflow, today announced that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has approved the use of Hydro Up-Flo® Filter, an advanced stormwater filtration device, in New Jersey stormwater treatment projects.The ...


    By Hydro International

  • Repeat Contracts from Indonesia

    At PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper, Indonesia 6 x 150 m3/h demineralisation plant and 3 x 175 m3/h condensate polishing unit; both were repeat contracts after successful performance of the plants supplied in 2002. At PT South Pacific Viscose, Indonesia 500 m3/h pretreatment using ultra high rate clarifier and dosing systems, This was an additional unit to the 2500 m3/h pretreatment with lamella ...


    By Ion Exchange (India) Ltd.

  • PHOENIX Process Compact Dewatering Systems

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. offers a series of affordable compact belt filter presses and gravity belt thickeners specifically designed for smaller industrial and municipal wastewater plants. When supplied as skid mounted systems, they include all necessary pumps, controls, polymer dosing systems, and require only four external connections, greatly simplifying installation The compact ...

  • Compact dewatering systems from PHOENIX Process Equipment Co.

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. offers a series of affordable compact belt filter presses and gravity belt thickeners specifically designed for smaller municipal wastewater plants. When supplied as skid mounted systems, they include all necessary pumps, controls, polymer dosing systems, and require only four external connections, thus greatly simplifying installation.The compact gravity belt ...

  • Filtralite® used in Europe’s largest underground water works

    Europe’s largest underground water works with a production capacity of 390.000 m3/day is newly opened in Oslo, the capital of Norway. The raw water comes from the lake Maridalsvannet and the water treatment process includes: -         pH adjustment -         ActiFlo rapid sedimentation process with addition of ...

  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. celebrates 25th anniversary

    A Department of Energy grant helped fund the development of the company’s initial technology, the separation of clean coal from coal refuse.  This process technology fostered the company’s development of its core product line, a high capacity dewatering filter (belt filter press) capable of efficiently dewatering fine particle slurries. The success of this dewatering technology established ...

  • Top Cooling Tower Filtration Systems Reduce Water Consumption and Maintenance

    Cooling tower efficiency can be easily maintained by installing the right filtration system. Keeping process-water clean is essential to maximising the efficiency and performance of an industrial cooling system.  Dirty process water clogs cooling tower and other heat exchange ...

  • 39-mile dredging/capping approach used to treat fox river PCBsd

    The Lower Fox River in Wisconsin contains approximately 8 million yd3 of PCB-contaminated sediment targeted for active remediation. The site's records of decision (RODs) were amended in 2007 and 2008 to specify dredging of nearly 4 million yd3 of sediment with high concentrations of PCBs, followed by in situ capping of approximately 560 acres of sediment comprising operable units (OUs) 1 through ...

  • Marietta, Ga., Approves Use of Hydro International’s Stormwater Treatment Products

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflow, today announced that the city of Marietta, Ga., has approved the use of the Hydro Up-Flo® Filter and the Hydro Downstream Defender® for stormwater treatment projects.The Marietta Public Works Department added the ...


    By Hydro International

  • Biwater wins US$115m Algerian reverse osmosis desalination contract

    Biwater Construction Ltd has submitted the lowest bid for a Build, Own, Operate (BOO) contract for a new seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant to be constructed at Oued Sebt in the region of Tipaza, Algeria. The new plant will deliver 100,000m3 per day of high quality drinking water when completed. The plant is designed to desalinate raw seawater from the Mediterranean Sea, with ...


    By Biwater

  • Reducing Environmental Effects of Cooling Towers

    The implementation of strict environmental regulations worldwide calls for mine operators and managers to take immediate action to reduce the environmental effects of their operations. Cooling towers, a crucial component of the mining process, have naturally come under scrutiny in recent years and it is therefore vital that ...

  • Arsenic: when will the clean water start flowing?

    Razia Begum has been asking the same question for two years now: 'Please will someone fix my arsenic filter?' She lives in Nagda, a village in one of the areas of Bangladesh most severely contaminated by arsenic in drinking water — although at first glance there is nothing about the village's lush paddy fields to suggest anything dangerous. Razia's family, like many thousands of others in such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Oil Grabber Oil Skimmer for Steel Mills

    In the previous blog post we discussed how the Model 4 oil skimmer was a great solution for steel mill applications. Steel mills must limit the amount of grease in wastewater discharged into the environment in order to avoid government fines and penalties. WCI Steel, a steel manufacturer in Warren, Ohio, needed an ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • United Utilities to start £54m Oswestry treatment works upgrade

    United Utilities will shortly start work on a £54 million upgrade of its Oswestry water treatment works. aerial photo Oswestry2The heartbeat of Liverpool’s water supply is being completely re-designed at the works in Shropshire - the original works became operational in 1892 and has been supplying most of Liverpool and parts of Cheshire ever since. Danny Brennan, United Utilities ...


  • Chicago`s Oak Street Beach contaminated with asbestos

    The Illinois shoreline and Illinois Beach State Park have a long history of asbestos contamination, so as the 2008 beach season opens on Lake Michigan, a conservation group is advising beachgoers how to minimize inhalation of cancer-causing asbestos fibers. For at least 20 years, asbestos fibers were released daily and carried southward by Lake Michigan's currents from the Johns-Manville ...

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