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  • Upgrade your existing oil/water separation process

    One of the easiest and most cost efficient ways to prove the superiority of the Mercer Design, is to allow them to place their coalescers in an under-performing unit as an example of the increased efficiency and reduced maintenance schedule that comes standard with every Oil Water Separator they ship. They have worked successfully in removing hydrocarbons, including: #2, #4, #6, kerosene, RFO ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Field adjustable oil/water/solids separator

    What is the Mercer Advantage? We offer a full line of rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm, as well as existing system and API up-grades. Our capabilities also include custom design, mobile separators and rental units. Mercer is well known for its high-performance units and versatile design ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Iowa cities face costly wastewater system upgrades

    The City of Burlington discharged an estimated two million gallons of untreated wastewater mixed with storm runoff water to the Mississippi River after a pipe became plugged last week. City officials are unsure of when the discharge began, but they discovered the plugged pipe on Tuesday in the Brooks Street section of the Hawkeye Sewer System. The line was unplugged the same afternoon, but the ...

  • Kansas City faces $3.6bn sewer and stormwater upgrade

    A new Kansas City government task force began meeting this month to determine exactly how the city is going to cover the $3.6 billion cost of an urgently needed new sewer and stormwater system. Over the next six months, the task force, appointed by Mayor Mark Funkhouser, must determine how much to increase taxes and fees and whether to use bonds or other funding methods to pay for the largest ...

  • Black & Veatch upgrades UK sludge treatment

    Black & Veatch has been contracted to improve and expand sludge treatment operations at two sewage treatment works owned by Thames Water. The Thames Water facilities, located at Basingstoke and Bracknell in the south of the UK, will be upgraded with new technology from Black & Veatch designed to convert liquid treated waste into a sludge cake that ...

  • Atlanta will get more time to complete sewer upgrades

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) today proposed an amendment to a 1999 Consent Decree that would give the City of Atlanta additional time to complete the limited remaining repairs needed to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows and ensure Clean Water Act compliance. The untreated sewage from ...

  • IQ valve actuation upgrades assist Thames Water’s Beckton improvements

    Thames Water Beckton is one of Europe’s largest sewage treatment works, serving 3.5 million people in the area of east London.  A £190 million improvement project is underway at the site that will enable it to treat up to 60% more sewage and fully treat increased flows during heavy rainfall.  The result will improve the quality of the River Thames and also allow for a 10% ...


    By Rotork

  • Manitoba, Canada, City upgrades wastewater treatment plant with GE advanced technology

    A need for an increased level of treatment and growing demand for water used by both residents and industry has led the city of Brandon to decide to expand its existing wastewater treatment plant. The upgraded facility will feature GE’s (NYSE: GE) membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology and will be the largest MBR plant in Canada when it enters service in 2012. The membrane plant was first ...

  • Gee pre-treatment dosing technology at the heart of Fobney upgrade

    Under a contract awarded by Veolia Water Solutions and Technology (VWS), Gee & Company has installed the bulk of the dosing equipment for the Actiflo TM clarification process to treat abstracted water as part of Thames Water’s upgrade of Fobney Advanced WTW in Reading. By virtue of Gee’ single-source capability, the scope of the company’s contract was to fabricate all thermoplastic chemical ...

  • Gee pre-treatment dosing technology at the heart of Fobney upgrade

    Under a contract awarded by Veolia Water Solutions and Technology (VWS), Gee & Company has installed the bulk of the dosing equipment for the Actiflo TM clarification process to treat abstracted water as part of Thames Water’s upgrade of Fobney Advanced WTW in Reading. By virtue of Gee’ single-source capability, the scope of the company’s contract was to fabricate all thermoplastic chemical ...

  • 7,000 Utility Coal-fired Power Plants Are Continuing to Upgrade and Replace

    The market to upgrade and replace components in the existing 7,000 coal-fired power plants is larger than the new equipment market for wind, solar, or gas turbines. The upgrades and replacements are tracked in the Utility Tracking System published by the McIlvaine Company. Many of the power plants in the U.S. are more than 40 years old but are expected to operate another 20 ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Biogas Upgrading: Technologies and Global Markets (Focus on Europe) - ReportsnReports.com

    Report Summary * An overview – with a focus on North America – of biogas upgrading with discussion of the advantages of biogas compared to other forms of renewable energy, global greenhouse emissions, and the barriers to large-scale biogas plant deployment * Analyses of market trends, with data from 2010, estimates for 2011, and ...


  • Dosing upgrades enhance process performance at Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works

    Three separate upgrades to the chemical dosing plant at Thames Water’s Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works in Surbiton near Kingston-upon-Thames have improved efficiency and performance at the site and are also designed to meet the latest phosphate discharge consents into the River Thames. Working with partners, the upgrades were designed, built and installed by chemical dosing specialist, Gee & ...

  • Extraordinary design- next generation separator

    Mercer International The extraordinary design of this removable plate coalescer allows the highest possible efficiency with the lowest practical maintenance. The Multi-Pack system can be easily field adjusted and/or upgraded to meet a variety of applications or changes in wastewater characteristics. These unique features ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Biogas Upgrading: Technologies and Global Markets (Focus on Asia-Pacific) - ReportsnReports

    Summary of this report on Biogas Upgrading: Technologies and Global Markets with a Focus on Asia-Pacific : An overview – with a focus on Asia-Pacific – of biogas upgrading with discussion of the advantages of biogas compared to other forms of renewable energy, global greenhouse emissions, and the barriers to large-scale biogas plant deployment Analyses of market trends, with ...


  • Hundreds of Billions Could Be Spent for Upgrading U.S. Wastewater Plants

    The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee recently heard testimony which makes a strong case that “modernizing and replacing the country’s aging water and wastewater infrastructure may be the single largest public works need that our Nation faces” and it requires a serious investment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) most recent needs ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Construction of new biogas plant with the EnviThan gas upgrading system to start in June

    The Chinese energy market is booming - and this also applies to renewable energies from biomass. EnviTec, the biogas all-rounder from Lower Saxony, is profiting from its international expertise, concluding a second contract in the Middle Kingdom. After the successful go-ahead for the construction of an EnviFarm Classic biogas plant with the EnviThan gas upgrading system in Jiyuan, Henan Province, ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • River weir upgrade demonstrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities

    A recent UK Environment Agency river management scheme has demonstrated the ability of a Rotork Site Services extended scope contract to provide project management and organise all the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering work required to complete the project. A major benefit for the customer is the simplified contractual route that the extended scope contract enables by reducing the ...


    By Rotork

  • Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to upgrade sewer system to resolve clean water act violations

    A settlement between the United States and the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, will resolve violations of the Clean Water Act and specifically violations of its Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced today. This is the first judicial action addressing violations of this type of permit. Arecibo’s ...

  • City of Evansville, Indiana, agrees to upgrade sewer systems - to comply with clean water act

    The city of Evansville, Ind., has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems that will significantly reduce the city’s longstanding sewage overflows into the Ohio River in a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with federal and state governments, the Justice Department, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the state of Indiana announced today. The ...

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