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  • Savannah River Site Achieves Waste Transfer First

    The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) made history recently by safely transferring radioactive liquid waste from F Tank Farm to H Tank Farm using a central control room. SRS has two tank farms where 37 million ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • French WWTP installs LIT open channel UV-system

    Recently O.E.I. France, distributor of LIT for the French market, installed a LIT open channel UV system in the South of France close to the Mediterranean Sea. The system is placed in the municipal Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) of the village of Canet-en-Roussillon with 10.182 inhabitants. The capacity of the WWTP however is based on the summer season population of 66.000 inhabitants. The ...

  • Xylem to improve efficiency and reduce cost of wastewater treatment in Colombia

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has won a contract worth $517,000 to develop and install a secondary wastewater treatment solution that will eliminate effluent odor problems and significantly improve water quality in Tolu, a town located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The Xylem solution ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Hormones in wastewater disrupt fish reproduction over generations

    Synthetic oestrogens in wastewater from contraceptive pills can have effects on fish reproduction and survival that worsen over several generations, new research has found. The study suggests that some fish populations may not be able to recover from levels of oestrogen pollution found in many freshwater environments. Freshwater ecosystems are increasingly under threat from both climate change ...

  • Gee acquires Michael Smith systems division

    Birmingham-based Gee & Company has acquired the systems divisions of Michael Smith Engineers Ltd. in a deal that embraces patented packaged chemical dosing plant, including the KTB design.Gee is a specialist designer and builder of chemical dosing plant for the treatment of water, wastewater and industrial effluents whilst Michael Smith’s systems division is active in related markets, ...

  • SolidAT win sewer monitoring project in 3 major municipalities

    SolidAT together with a local partner won a bid to monitor sewer in 3 major municipalities in Israel (Holon, Netanya and Raanana). In total a several dozens of SmartScan 50 ultrasonic level sensors will monitor the sewer level and provide combined sewer overflow alerts. The municipalities chose our solution over competition due to the high performance of the ultrasonic sensor and high end ...

  • 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 AS

  • Griffin`s non-clog pumps built to aid in the rehabbing of America`s aging sewer infrastructure pumping sewage

    These pumps are capable of delivering flow over 17,000 gpm and head capacities of 240 ft. or more. Griffin non-clog pumps are an ideal solution for sewer bypasses, flood control, sumping, or any other application requiring high volume and the ability to move trash laden effluent(water with debris).Features:•Available in flows from a few gallons per minute to over 17,000 gallons per ...

  • Analytical Technology’s A15/79 Monitor Achieves Precise and Reliable Measurements of Chlorine in Water

    (5 November 2007) Analytical Technology Inc, (ATi) announces that its A15/79 Total Chlorine Monitor is capable of accurately measuring residual chlorine even in wastewater using a unique non contact sensing technique that provides significant advantages over traditional systems. Total chlorine measurements are essential in order to ensure safe levels of chlorine in water effluents, as excessive ...

  • Goulds Water Technology to showcase AqWiFi at the 2016 NGWA Expo

    Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, will preview its new AqWiFi technology, a WiFi-connected remote monitoring app compatible with the GWT Aquavar SOLO 2 constant pressure system, that alerts homeowners and dealers of changes in operating conditions via smartphone, computer or tablet at the 2016 National Ground Water Association Expo (NGWA) Dec. 6 through 8 at the Las Vegas Convention ...

  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • ERG completes solvent abatement system for Seagate Technologies in Northern Ireland

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd has successfully designed, supplied and commissioned a solvent abatement system for Seagate Technologies. Seagate manufactures hard drives at their facility in Derry, Northern Ireland, and required a new scrubber package as part of their £35M factory expansion in 2015. ERG supplied two packed tower scrubbers to give Seagate security of treatment through 100% ...

  • EPA solicits public comment on permit to reduce stormwater discharges from construction sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing for public comment a draft permit that will help improve our nation’s waterways by regulating the discharge of stormwater from construction sites. Stormwater discharges during construction activities can contain sediment and pollutants that harm aquatic ecosystems, increase drinking water treatment costs and pollute waters that ...

  • Palintest COD Tests Now Available for Non-Palintest Instruments

    Water testing specialist Palintest has introduced a new range of Tubetests® for Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) that are specifically for use in non-Palintest instruments. The new M/C formulations with mercuric sulphate enable users of the majority of laboratory COD photometers to take advantage of the price, quality and service that Palintest reagents offer, while using their existing ...

  • Slot Injector Aeration System for Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plants

    KLa Systems has recently completed our 30th MBR aeration system project using our Slot Injector™aeration technology. These plants are for industrial customers and although predominantly in the food & beverage sector, we have also supplied MBR aeration systems for leachate treatment, ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Peristaltic technology aids in prevention of ‘feminised’ male fish

    Chemically-disrupted water streams are causing a substantial increase of ‘intersex’ fish. Nicola Martin reports on how peristaltic technology is addressing the problem of water pollution through more effective treatment techniques.It’s the story that has become a national curiosity: male fish swimming in our rivers have begun spontaneously developing female characteristics. Research dating back ...

  • Biowaste Treatment System Goes Global

    Suncombe announced this week the global release of the EDS+™ BioWaste Treatment System for biologically hazardous waste decontamination and growth media sterilisation. The systems, certified to ASME and ISO/EN standards, are now suitable for local standardisation and offer dual controls in the local language and English.    Following 5 years of successful ...


    By Suncombe Ltd

  • Puraflo Peat Fiber Biofilter Approved For Use as a Tertiary Polishing Filter in Manitoba

      Anua’s environmentally sensitive Puraflo wastewater treatment system ideal for residential, small community/commercial applications   Greensboro, N.C. (February 16, 2012) – On ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps For Reliable Wastewater Performance

    A leading international wastewater instrumentation manufacturer is now using peristaltic pumps from Verderflex as part of the wastewater sampler systems it manufactures. The pumps provide reliable and accurate performance which helps the Hydrocell sampler systems produced by Halifax-based Smart Storm to measure the volume and toxicity of wastewater effluent. As a leading provider of water and ...

  • ADS Spider-Q pump station monitoring and alarming

    ADS® LLC today announces the new ADS Spider-Q™, an easy-to-use, place-anywhere volumetric quantification system. Backed by ADS and over 33 years of flow monitoring expertise, the ADS Spider-Q is designed specifically for pump station monitoring and alarming. It features wireless data access, automatic data delivery, influent and effluent flow calculation, alarming, and reporting. “The technology ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

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