hospital wastewater News

  • Berson UV used to treat hospital wastewater prior to discharge

    September 21st 2011 - Berson’s medium pressure UV systems are being used in a trial in the Netherlands to treat hospital wastewater prior to discharge. In the trial, UV is applied in combination with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) to generate OH- radicals in a so-called “Advanced Oxidation Process” (AOP). The very reactive OH- radicals attack the pharmaceutical residues in the ...


  • ELGA® to deliver innovative water purification at new Singapore General Hospital expansion

    UK and Singapore: ELGA LabWater, global laboratory water brand of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, the world’s leading water technology and service company has been awarded the contract to supply and install an ultra-pure water production system and innovative duplex distribution loop over 2 buildings and 6 different floors for the new Singapore General Hospital (SGH) ...


  • PCPs and endocrine disrupters in wastewater treatment

    Aqua Enviro is organising a training on the Fate of Pharmaceutical Personal Care Products and Endocrine Disrupters in Wastewater Treatment on 16th February in Leeds (UK). Aim is to understand the potential risk of these materials to the aquatic environment, learn about the necessity to remove these compounds and identify business opportunities for removal technologies and strategies.  As ...

  • Water & wastewater - excellent performance by design

    Core Services From assessing your project needs to your plant installation and commissioning, we offer to provide our full technical and on-site support services to find your best water and wastewater treatment solution. EEC Europe Ltd / Devise provides the following services: Plant design & engineering Plant manufacture System installation / ...


  • Water & wastewater - excellent performance by design

    Core Services From assessing your project needs to your plant installation and commissioning, we offer to provide our full technical and on-site support services to find your best water and wastewater treatment solution. EEC Europe Ltd / Devise provides the following services: Plant design & engineering Plant manufacture System installation / ...


  • ‘Poor gain’ from extra treatment of wastewater to remove pharmaceuticals

    A recent study compared the decentralised treatment of pharmaceutical contaminants in wastewater at hospitals with centralised treatment at conventional and upgraded wastewater plants. The results suggest that additional (post) treatments may not always provide significant benefits. Conventional wastewater plants are not designed to remove pharmaceuticals excreted from the human body. As ...

  • EEC Europe Ltd Servicing the European Wastewater Treatment Markets

    EEC’s process and products have been used for many years in the European major markets for solutions to wastewater treatment problems, with their well established ‘High-Speed Bio Tech System’ incorporating the MBBR process for a variety of applications in both the Municipal and Industrial markets. A recent Agreement between EEC Europe Ltd and Devise Engineering an internationally renowned Design ...


  • Hydrologix® gets US Patent for first successful in-situ wastewater bioremediator

    Hydrologix® Systems LLC announces that it has been awarded US Patent No. 7,615,156, Device for In-Situ Bioremediation of Liquid Waste. “We are the first to achieve commercial success with our Hydrologix® Grease Reduction System’s treatment of kitchen and sewage wastewater, at the source or “in-situ”. This makes the Hydrologix® Grease Reduction System the ‘greenest’ and most cost effective way ...


    By Hydrologix Systems LLC

  • Wastewater treatment plant discharges can promote the development of antibiotic resistance in streams

    Widespread use of antibiotics has led to pollution of waterways, potentially creating resistance among freshwater bacterial communities. A new study looked for antibiotic resistance genes in a river basin in Spain, revealing that wastewater discharges can promote the spread of antibiotic resistance in streams and small rivers. Antibiotics are a cornerstone of modern medicine and have saved ...

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Serious workplace safety violations were found in connection with the September 2013 explosion at the Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant that killed one worker and injured another. Joy Process Mechanical Inc. of East Syracuse and M. Hubbard Construction Inc. of Mottville were hired by the plant to replace piping inside a methane gas dome, a confined space. The Joy Process Mechanical worker was ...

  • Electro-chlorination to take top spot in water and wastewater disinfection systems market in India

    The increasing difficulty in meeting the growing water demand of industries in India is necessitating optimization of available water resources. Public pressure on industries to treat their effluents is also increasing; at the same time industries have become conscious about the quality of water and therefore, are adopting advanced disinfection systems to enhance its quality. Initiatives to ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Cloud 9 Services Announces the Recruitment of Craig Lee as Senior Project Manager for Lift Station and Sewer Cleaning in the Water and Wastewater Maintenance Division

    Cloud 9 Services, Inc. was founded in Orlando, Florida in 2001 specializing in water and waste water maintenance and repairs including lift station and sewer cleaning. Cloud 9 Services, Inc. is licensed as Florida State Certified Plumbing Contractors, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Primozone sells high performance ozone generators to project for removal of pharmaceutical residue

    Primozone has received an order to supply ozone generators for a full scale pilot project at the Herlev Hospital in Denmark. The aim of the project is to find a solution for removing for example pharmaceutical residue from hospital wastewater already at the source. Hospital wastewater contains a complex mixture of environmentally harmful substances like pharmaceuticals, contagious ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Decentralized PURITAINER waste water treatment plant in Vietnam from BIOGEST

    PURITAINER – is a mobile wastewater treatment plant for the biological treatment of domestic sewage and is manufactured as a norm container including the complete technical equipment for the biological purification of wastewater. Ideal application: camps, settlements, hotels, restaurants, hospitals and sanitariums, barracks, campsites and holiday villages. BIOGEST AG provided, in ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • GRU, Shands HealthCare Partner on unique energy project

    Gainesville Regional Utilities and Shands HealthCare are celebrating the culmination of a unique partnership to build and operate a state-of-the-art, combined heat and power plant in Gainesville, Fla. The companies hosted a dedication ceremony today for the GRU South Energy Center, the new 4.3-megawatt facility that will provide all of the electric, cooling, heating and medical-gas needs of the ...


    By Burns & McDonnell

  • Oman`s chemists use palm leaves for water treatment

    Date palm leaves — currently a waste product of date farming — could be used to remove pharmaceutical chemicals and dyes from hospital wastewater, say researchers from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman. The first hospital wastewater treatment pilot project is due to start in Oman early next year, and scientists are working to use this technology in both drinking water filters and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Time to cure sick water

    Turning two billion tons of wastewater into an economic resource could benefit human health, agriculture and the environment, says a new UNEP report released this month. Investing in clean water will pay multiple dividends from overcoming poverty to meeting Millennium Development Goals. Transforming wastewater from a major health and environmental hazard into a clean, safe and ...

  • Joining industry experts at the IUVA World Congress

    atg UV Technology are joining industry experts this week at the International Ultraviolet Association World Congress, analysing the latest technology developments & regulations that could impact your process. As new challenges continue to arise in drinking water, reuse water and wastewater treatment, air pollution, hospital infections, ballast water treatment and industrial effluents, new ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Arvia Wins Innovation Award At WEX Global

    Entitled “Water, Energy and an End to Waste: Winning Strategies for the Resource Revolution”, the 10th Anniversary programme of WEX Global focused on the water sector. Presentations of innovative technologies took centre-stage on 1st March, when the award for Innovation was announced during the WEX Gala Dinner. The interactive Innovation forum featured short presentations by ...


    By Arvia Technology

  • CDM acquires Polish environmental project design firm CTBK Ekotechnika

    CDM, the global consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, announces the acquisition of the Polish environmental project design company CTBK Ekotechnika, headquartered in Warsaw. CTBK, established in 1951, provides a full range of services including feasibility studies, conceptual and detailed design, and contract supervision to a broad set of public and private clients in ...


    By CDM Smith

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