phosphate recovery News

  • Phosphate recovery by ANPHOS® at the WWTP Land van Cuijk (NL)

    Ever since the ‘Energy factory’ concept was launched more and more WWTP’s consider options to recover nutrients and to save energy via treatment of selected process streams.  Water is no longer treated as a ‘waste stream’ but considered a raw material. Phosphate represents a promising candidate for nutrient recovery from waste water. At the WWTP Land van Cuijk ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Fast-track phosphate treatment solution for North Hampshire

    Faced with performance limitations in existing phosphate dosing equipment at Southern Water’s Fullerton Treatment Works, the company’s joint venture partnership with Morrison Utility services has carried out a fast-track system upgrade with the introduction of a bespoke Gee-built and fully containerised dosing unit. Fullerton is a full treatment works with two-stage filtration and a sludge ...

  • EPA orders Mississippi phosphates corporation of Pascagoula, ms to correct problems at their facility

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Administrative Order on Consent to Mississippi Phosphates Corporation (MPC) in Pascagoula, MS that requires expedited corrective measures be taken at the facility to ensure the protection of public health and the environment. EPA issued the order under Section 7003 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which provides ...

  • Phosphorus shortage solved through sewage recovery

    Phosphate is a key component in food production and an important element in fertilisers. The expectation is that easily extractable reserves of phosphate will be exhausted within fifty to ninety years due to the growing demand. Grontmij is working on finding a solution and on the more effective use of phosphate. The recovery and reuse of phosphate from waste water plays an important role in this. ...

  • Phosphorus recovery: new approaches developed in Vancouver could save the world

    In a May 2011 workshop sponsored by the Department of Energy, phosphorus was considered alongside lithium, neodynium, and rare earth metals as a potentially strategically important element. Phosphorus, a key element in plant growth (and thus in agriculture), is nonrenewable, obtained for commercial fertilizers from phosphate rock that is mined in a comparatively limited number of sites around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy Recovery Ships PX(TM) Technology to Largest Desalination Plant in Morocco

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Energy Recovery Ships PX(TM) Technology to Largest Desalination Plant in Morocco EPC firm, Cadagua, will deploy Energy Recovery's premium PX-Q300 solution for Jorf Lasfar facility, a significant company win in Morocco's expanding mining industry ...


    By Energy Recovery Inc

  • CER Will Install $11 Million Waste Heat Recovery System for Wengfu Ltd. in China

    SHANGHAI, Nov, 2010 -- China Energy Recovery Inc. (Pink Sheets: CGYV) ("CER") announced today it signed a $10.9 million (US) contract with Wengfu Co., Ltd. to retrofit a heat energy recovery system into an existing sulfuric acid plant at the company's Fuquan City facility located in ...

  • ThermoEnergy Partners With ProfiNutrients to Introduce Cost-Effective Ammonia Recovery System to European Biogas and Municipal Wastewater Treatment Market

    ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), a leading supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, announced that the ProfiNutrients BV will be marketing the company's ThermoEnergy ARP™ system in Europe. ThermoEnergy ARP is a technology for high-efficiency ...


  • `Oranges` can clean up and recover phosphorus

    Phosphorus is a common industrial pollutant in water, as detailed in a European Commission report to Parliament in 2004. A new technique for removing phosphorus from industrial wastewater uses waste products from orange juice production and allows the phosphorus to be re-used. It may help industries comply with the Water Framework and Urban Wastewater Directives3, as well as relieving pressure on ...

  • Qdos pump cuts maintenance time

    Qdos peristaltic pump technology from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, is delivering a significant reduction in maintenance time - from 1.5 hours to just 5 minutes - at the local authority effluent plant in Selters (Westerwald), Germany. The Qdos pump is being used in preference to traditional diaphragm pumps for metering precipitants that help eliminate phosphate in wastewater. The local ...

  • Cadagua to Build Desalination Plant in Morocco for 60 Million Euro

    The Ferrovial Agroman subsidiary specialized in building water treatment plants has been selected to build a desalination plant in Jorf Lasfar, 100 kilometers from Casablanca. This is Cadagua's first contract in Morocco and its third in North Africa, following the construction of two desalination plants in Tunisia. Madrid, 23 May 2011.- Cadagua, the Ferrovial Agroman subsidiary that is ...


    By Cadagua

  • Colsen seminar at COPASA in Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

    On the occasion of a visit to COPASA’s largest scale UASB installations in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) Joop Colsen gave a seminar entitled : “The energy factory” in which he demonstrated how the Dutch waste water treatment technology is rapidly developing, whereby costs turn to a gain. In his seminar Mr. Colsen addressed thermophilic energy ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • From noxious to precious - moving phosphorus

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development has issued a report today looking at ways to keep phosphorus on the land and out of waterways as part of an overall plan to address issues associated with the health of Lake Winnipeg. The problem of excessive phosphorus loading is affecting water bodies in all parts of the world, including Lake Winnipeg, which is the tenth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How can we use phosphorus more efficiently and create opportunities for recycling?

    The Commission is launching a consultation on how to use phosphorus in a more sustainable way. Phosphorus is widely used in agriculture and is an essential component in fertiliser and animal feed, but it is a resource which has no substitute. Supplies are limited, prices have been volatile and much phosphorus is currently wasted, creating concerns about the cost and availability of future ...

  • Southern Water opts for Gee packaged dosing plant

    Southern Water has signed a five-year framework agreement with Gee & Company to supply turnkey packaged wastewater dosing systems under the AMP4 programme. The initiative covers the supply of factory-built ferric dosing plant for phosphate removal to at a number of sites across the Southern Water region.Comments Gee’s Barry Green, “The framework is for large and small pre-packaged dosing ...

  • Paques nominated in Global Water Awards

    Balk, March 2nd 2011 - Paques, worldwide market leader in anaerobic wastewater and gas treatment that either produce energy from wastewater while purifying the water and facilitating reuse, has been nominated as ‘Water Technology Company of the Year’ in the Global Water Awards 2011 of Global Water Intelligence (GWI), high-value business information leader for the ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Turnkey Solution Gets Anglian Water on-stream More Quickly

    Thirtyseven of the sewage treatment sites operated by Anglian Water Services Ltd are being progressively equipped with new phosphate removal systems. Most of these are pre-packaged, factory-built units, which are being brought on-line more quickly and providing other benefits compared with traditionally built systems.The new units, supplied under a £3 million-framework contract placed with Gee ...

  • MBAC Reports Positive Results From First Diamond Drilling Campaign at the Santana Project

    MBAC Fertilizer Corp. ("MBAC" or the "Company") (TSX: MBC) is pleased to report positive drilling results from its ongoing phosphate exploration work at the Santana exploration project ("Santana" or the "Project") in the southern Para State, Brazil. The results from this drilling campaign produced an average grade of 20% P2O5 for mineralized intervals averaging 11 metres in thickness within a ...


    By Marketwire

  • Colsen among the top 100 innovative SME’s in The Netherlands

    Colsen is very honored to be ranked 44th in the top 100 of most innovative SME’s in The Netherlands. After receiving environmental awards in 2001, 2005 and 2013 we received a new achievement record in 2014. The Colsen innovation records relate to our developments in the area of sustainable energy production, phosphate recovery from waste ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Thermal Treatment of Sludge Could Boost Phosphorous Resources, Solve Waste Problem

    Bio4Energy researchers are developing a new efficient method for phosphorous recovery using thermal treatment of sludge from municipal waste treatment facilities or pulp and paper operations. Once implemented, the scheme is expected to provide for a reduction of the risk of contamination of food and feed crops by heavy metals—as well as reduce the problem of how to dispose of ...


    By Bio4Energy

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