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  • 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 ...

  • New Product Announcement for Primary Treatment: Salsnes

    Blue Water Technologies, Inc. announced today they have been selected as the exclusive distributor in the United States for the Salsnes Filter. Salsnes, a 15-year old company headquartered in Norway, has hundreds of installations around the world.  The Salsnes Filter is an exciting new product for primary treatment in a wastewater plant.  The ...

  • Peristaltic Pump Technology Replaces Timer Controlled Valves at Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works and Improves Primary Sludge Consistency

    Two Watson-Marlow Bredel SPX50 hose pumps have been installed at Dwr Cymru -Welsh Water’s Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works in North Wales., significantly improving system performance at the site. The pumps were installed during October 2006 and have delivered trouble-free operation since installation. Prior to the installation of the SPX50s, auto-desludging of the primary tanks at the ...

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • Slovakia: opportunities in water treatment

    This report provides insights into the Slovak Republic’s opportunities in water treatment, identifying opportunities for U.S. exporters in water and sewage infrastructure and projects. It begins with a look at the Slovak water and waste water situation, analyzes current and future projects and discusses ways to enter the market. Water Treatment in Slovakia is a developing sector offering ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Moisture and toxic contamination primary health problems in hurricane recovery

    Even though the devastation of the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana by hurricanes Ike and Gustav has been pushed out of the national conscience by financial crisis and a hotly contested election, the fact remains that these areas are in dire need of assistance of long term solutions to the lasting effects of wind and water damage. The damage wreaked on these Coastal regions has left millions ...


    By Aquron Corporation

  • Epichlorohydrin (ECH) as Water Treatment Chemical

    The increasing demand of Epichlorohydrin in China and growth in the end-user segments such as paint and electronic industry are key factors to drive the global ECH market. Epoxy resin is the main application which consumes a large part of Epichlorohydrin. Properties of epoxy resin make it suitable for wide variety of applications such as paints, electrical & electronics, construction, wind ...


  • ReportsnReports - Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies: Global Markets

    The global market for wastewater treatment delivery equipment, instrumentation, process equipment, and treatment chemicals will increase at a 10.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to exceed $93 billion in 2016, from a 2011 value of nearly $57 billion. The most rapid growth will occur in the delivery equipment product group. This sector is estimated ...


  • US Water Treatment Chemicals Industry 2017

    US demand to rise 3.2% annually through 2017 Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2 percent per year to $6.6 billion (15.2 billion pounds) in 2017. Gains will reflect not only healthy demand growth in the oil, gas, and mining markets, and a rebound in manufacturing water treatment chemical demand, but also the increased use of scale control ...


  • Global water and wastewater treatment equipment market

    TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 10.53 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing price of purchasing and using fresh water. The Global Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment market has also been witnessing an increased water demand, leading to a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Advanced oxidation technologies for Produced Water Treatment

    ESCO International, a company specialising in Ozone, UV and Advanced Oxidation Processes with the primary objective of resolving water issues on a global scale, has entered the final stages of a multi-million pound project with a large Oil & Gas company based in Russia. Following extensive site trials using a custom-designed industrial AOP pilot system, optimised results proved impressive for ...


    By ESCO International

  • The North American Market for Produced Water Treatment Equipment

    Until renewable, sustainable sources are fully developed, the demand for fossil fuels will continue to grow. According to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) most recent World Energy Outlook, the production of conventional crude oil, the largest single component of the global oil supply, will remain at current levels before declining slightly, to 68 million barrels per day, by 2035. To ...


  • CH2M selected for Joint Water Commission Water Treatment Plant expansion

    The Joint Water Commission (JWC) — the primary drinking water supplier in Washington County, Oregon, owned in partnership by the Cities of Hillsboro, Beaverton, Forest Grove and the Tualatin Valley Water District — has selected CH2M to deliver a multi-year water treatment facility plan and expansion project for the JWC Water Treatment Plant. The ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Modernizing District Energy Systems Could Reduce Heating and Cooling Primary Energy Consumption by up to 50% finds New Report

    A transition to modern district energy systems could contribute to 60 per cent of required energy sector emissions reductions by 2050, and reduce primary energy consumption by up to 50 per cent, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), ICLEI - Local Governments for ...

  • World Congress on Ozone & UV Technologies Sponsored by ITT Advanced Water Treatment

    ITT Advanced Water Treatment has agreed to be the primary sponsor of the World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies, 27 to 29 August 2007 in Los Angeles, California.  The Ozone & UV World Congress, a unique technical event, will be held by the International Ozone and International Ultraviolet Associations.  The Congress will focus on the benefits and synergies of UV, ...

  • Water Treatment Chemicals Market by Types, Applications, Trends & Global Forecasts to 2016

    Water treatment chemicals are chemical compounds used to remove impurities from water. The consumption of water treatment chemicals in various applications such as municipal and industrial water depends on the source of water; which can be sea water, ground water, and municipal drinking water. The demand for water treatment chemicals is influenced by various factors such as water availability, ...

  • Xylem showcases innovative analytical and water treatment solutions at AWWA ACE 2012

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, will present an exciting portfolio of water treatment and testing solutions at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) 2012 in Dallas, Texas this week (June 10-13, 2012). “AWWA ACE is ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • 5th Acquisition within 18 Months in the Water Treatment Segment

    GL&V Acquires the COPA Water British and Australian Subsidiaries from Public Company CDS Technologies  GL&V acquires additional and complementary products and technologies for the stormwater and municipal wastewater markets, including the exclusive licence to market the Kubota membrane (MBR) in the municipal, commercial and industrial wastewater treatment segments in the UK and ...

  • Emergency Rental Solutions for the Effective Treatment of Municipal Drinking Water

    Designed to meet the requirements of the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of self-contained, mobile and fully equipped drinking water plants that are suitable for both temporary use, and long term installations. ...


    By atg UV Technology

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