organic wastewater News

  • Organic load under control

    The chemical oxygen demand is the most commonly used parameter to determine the organic load of wastewater. Precise online measurement of COD in the inlet of wastewater treatment plants helps to re-direct heavily loaded water into buffer basins while measurement in the outlet enables plant managers to evaluate the cleaning capacity of their plants. In industrial wastewater treatment, COD is ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • WEF, EPA and other water quality organizations renew memorandum of understanding for decentralized wastewater management

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) joined the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen water quality organizations in renewing a commitment to improving national decentralized wastewater treatment system performance by signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Decentralized Wastewater Management last week in Washington, D.C. This new MOU will continue the efforts begun ...

  • EUROPELEC has been certified by UVDB Achilles organism for its full range of products in WasteWater

    After being audited on financial, quality, security and environmental aspects, Europelec has been certified:  "EUROPELEC Supplier number: 166741 are now fully registered as a supplier on UVDB for the following products/services: Waste Water Scrapers Mixing units ...


    By EUROPELEC

  • Sembcorp and NTU to jointly explore application of new technology for removal recalcitrant organics from Wastewater

    Sembcorp Industries and Nanyang Technological University's Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NTU-NEWRI) signed an agreement today to jointly explore the application of a new system for the treatment of complex industrial wastewater. Under the agreement, Sembcorp and NTU-NEWRI will work together over the next three years to explore a novel treatment technology aimed at removing ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Respirometry plays a vital role in protecting Fine Organic’s Wastewater Pipeline operations that saves them over £400K per year

    Trucking their wastewaters from their pharmaceutical batch production processes to the adjacent Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was costing Fine Organics Fine Chemicals over £400K per annum. Clearly this was an area for cost reduction, which was achieved by injecting their wastewaters into a nearby pipeline that feeds directly into Bran Sands WWTP. With the carefully negotiated arrangement with ...

  • Environmentally-Friendly Gas Treatment Systems from Linde Efficiently Control pH, BOD, Organics and Odors in Wastewater

    Water and wastewater treatment plants can more efficiently control pH, biological oxygen demand (BOD), dissolved organics and odors with high-performance, environmentally-friendly gas injection systems from ...


    By Linde Group

  • Organized sector in Water and Wastewater Treatment Services market in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry to become stronger, finds Frost & Sullivan

    India is emerging as a key hub for pharmaceutical manufacturing. Backed by government policies, the country's pharmaceutical market has registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12 percent between 2007 and 2011. Such positive trends are set to continue, unleashing a flood of opportunities for the Indian water and wastewater treatment market for pharmaceutical industries. New analysis ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Jet, Inc. Certified as an ISO 9001:2008 Organization

    Jet, Inc. is proud to announce that we are now certified as an ISO 9001:2008 compliant organization by Management Certification of North America (MCNA). MCNA is an ANAB- accredited certification body. ISO is the International Organization for Standardization and is the source of the ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 families of quality and environmental standards and other international standards for ...


    By Jet Inc.

  • Chemical composition of fracking wastewater

    Wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’, has been chemically analysed in the most comprehensive study of its kind to date. The researchers found that produced water from three US fracking sites contained a diverse array of chemicals including toxic metals such as mercury and the carcinogens toluene and ethylbenzene. However, a group of harmful chemicals, ...

  • Removing hormones from wastewater

    Treated wastewater that is returned to waterways can contain trace organic pollutants that have a negative impact on the environment. In particular, chemicals known as endocrine disrupters, which mimic the effects of natural hormones or otherwise disrupt normal endocrine behaviour, have been found in treated wastewater. According to a recent study, treatment processes could be significantly, and ...

  • Continuous toxicity monitoring of wastewater

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity monitoring proactively protects the waste water treatment plant and hence, secures to keep the plant running. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Human and physical geography affect organic nutrients in streams

    Rainfall causes carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus, dissolved from natural, agricultural and urban sources, to run into rivers. This can affect water quality by promoting eutrophication, pollution and affecting water temperature and clarity. Researchers have recently studied differences in concentrations of these nutrients in streams across Europe. The Water Framework1 and Urban Wastewater2 ...

  • Aerobic wastewater treatment at home

    Ozzi Kleen Domestic Wastewater Treatment System to replace Septic Sewerage Systems.The Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment System treats up to 2,000 litres of wastewater everyday. Operating on a continuing cyclic, fully aerobic basis, the wastewater treatment is highly effective and efficient, processing it into clear odourless irrigation water in a matter of hours.The Ozzi Kleen RP10 is the only one of ...

  • Leading global water organizations launch new journal

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF), WateReuse Association (WRA), and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) today announced the launch of a new trade and professional journal, World Water: Water Reuse & Desalination™. The collaborative journal, designed to address the growing informational, technical and operational needs of global water reuse and desalination professionals, will ...

  • Online course on wastewater treatment

    Covering topics such as wastewater characterisation, organic material removal and process control, the course is intended for professionals in private, public and academic institutions and NGOs. The deadline for receipt of applications for the online Biological Wastewater Treatment course provided by UNESCO-IHE is 1st March. Over the past twenty years, the knowledge and understanding of ...


  • Biowater wins wastewater contract

    Halden municipality in south of Norway will expand and upgrade its largest wastewater treatment plant, Remmen RA, so that effluent meets the highest environmental standards. The renovated plant will have a capacity of 42000 p.e. Biowater will deliver the core treatment processes, which include the biological treatment and subsequent clarification unit(s). The biological treatment unit(s) will be ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Wastewater Educational Resources

    Wastewater Wizard Featured YouTube Video: ‘Math Solutions’ Video-PlayList Math Solu ...

  • Wastewater Term: Primary Treatment

    Definition Primary treatment separates suspended solids and greases from wastewater, usually following screening or other preliminary treatments in a wastewater plant.  Clarifiers or septic tanks are typical devices used for primary treatment.  In a clarifier, wastewater is held in a quiet tank for several hours allowing the particles to settle to the bottom and the greases to float to ...

  • Wastewater Math Calculation Tool

    Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard Launches Wastewater Math Calculation Tool at: (www.EnvironmentalAcademy.com) Access examples of Tool use as follows: Calculation of F to M Ratio: ...

  • Ask Dan, the Wastewater Wizard

    Someone recently asked, “What are the wastewater treatment options for landfill leachate?” According to statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the number of landfills in the United States is 1,654. And according to CNBC, active landfills handle more than 250-million tons of trash created in the United States each year. Statistics suggest that landfills can ...


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