effluent fine screening News

  • Fine screens to replace sand filters

    The Huber RoDisc® Micro Screen has been designed for fine screening and polishing of many effluents, and can be used for ensuring compliance with meeting discharge consent standards or allowing water to be reused within the plant. The screen comprises a series of discs fitted with woven mesh down to 10 micron apertures which are slowly rotated on a central shaft all supported from bearings ...


    By Huber SE

  • GBP 13,500 fine for Scottish sewage spill

    A sheriff at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today (22 February 2008) imposed a £13,500 fine on Veolia Water Outsourcing Ltd (previously known as Thames Water Services limited) the operators of Seafield Sewage Treatment Works. This followed Veolia’s guilty plea to causing or permitting Scottish Water to discharge screened sewage effluent to the Firth of Forth from Albert Road Pumping Station. SEPA ...

  • Water company fined for polluting holiday beach

    South West Water has been ordered to pay £35,937 in fines and costs for a series of sewage spills at Hope Cove in South Devon. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. A court heard how between September 2011 and December 2012 there were several incidents where sewage was seen escaping from manholes in a lane in front of Shippen Cottages and from a manhole at Outer Hope, upstream of ...

  • Global Water Awards Recipients Announced

    CH2M HILL projects were recognized with prestigious industry awards during the annual Global Water Awards ceremony hosted by the International Desalination Association and Global Water Intelligence. The awards were presented on April 7 at a ceremony in Paris, with a keynote address delivered by Her Excellency ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • AMIAD FILTRATION SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES ITS EBS FILTER LINE EXPANSION

    The EBS filter line now includes an EBS 15,000 on-line and in-line version.  Also, now an in-line version of the original EBS 10,000 is available. This automatic filter series is designed to work with various types of screens, is available in 8” to 24” inlet/outlet diameters, and has an electric motor driven self-cleaning mechanism. The EBS 15,000 screen is taller and wider allowing for ...

  • English water company prosecuted for sewage spill

    South West Water has been ordered to pay GBP 11,875 in fines and costs after sewage overflowed from a North Devon pumping station into a tributary of the River Taw. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. An Agency officer visited Landkey Pumping Station near Barnstaple on August 27, 2007 to investigate a reported pollution incident. On arrival he saw screened sewage discharging from the ...

  • Butler drive water reclamation facility earns second national project-of-the-year award

    WateReuse Association and APWA awards honor Arizona project’s contribution to sustainable water management  The Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) in Peoria, Ariz., recently claimed its second national project-of-the-year award when the WateReuse Association gave the innovative facility its top project award in the large-project category. The association’s annual awards ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • MBR Wastewater Treatment Plant in a Touristic Resort

    COMS has recently commissioned an MBR wastewater treatment plant in a touristic resort (Maho Reef) with the total capacity of 720 m3/d and averagely 3600 persons served, composed by means of N. 6 40’ equipped containers. The main function of the commissioned plant is to ensure an high quality of the treated wastewater combined with energy saving solution and, considering the touristic ...


    By COMS s.r.l.

  • EZ-ATP: breakthrough in automatic microbiological monitoring

    AppliTek is proud to unveil the latest advances in the development of the EZ-ATP On-line Microbiological Analyzer. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) test kits are commonly used for microbiological monitoring. The test includes a relatively fast and easy assay of the microbial content of the sample based on the detection of the ATP molecule, the central energy carrier found in and around ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Peoria Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility project honored as public works project of the year

    The Peoria Butler Drive Water Reclamation Facility project was recently named a Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). The City of Peoria, Ariz., managing agency, along with primary contractor Sundt Construction, Inc. and primary consultant Black & Veatch Corporation, will be presented with the award during APWA’s International Public Works Congress ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • GE’s New LEAPprimary Technology reduces the energy consumption

    Characteristics of GE´s new LEAPrimary technology: High Removal of Total Suspended Solids (50-70 Percent) and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (25-40 Percent) Reduces Energy for Biological Treatment by 25 Percent and Enables Energy Recovery Replaces Conventional Clarifier/Fine Screen Technology and Fits in as ...


    By General Electric

  • Hydro International promotes Neumayer to General Manager of US Wastewater Operations

    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 it has promoted Adam Neumayer to the position of General Manager of the company’s US Wastewater business.Adam most recently served as Applications Manager of the Wastewater unit. Prior to Hydro ...


    By Hydro International

  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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