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  • Fine screens to replace sand filters

    The Huber RoDisc® Micro Screen has been designed for fine screening and polishing of many effluents, and can be used for ensuring compliance with meeting discharge consent standards or allowing water to be reused within the plant. The screen comprises a series of discs fitted with woven mesh down to 10 micron apertures which are slowly rotated on a central shaft all supported from bearings ...


    By Huber SE

  • New Canadian regulations have oil-sands companies cleaning up

    Alberta oil-sands companies are forced to clean up their tailings ponds with the recent announcement from The Energy Resources Conservation Board now placing stringent regulations on all tailings ponds in Alberta. The new regulations have placed time lines on the reclaiming process which have these companies seeking immediate solutions. Some of the tailings ponds go back as far as four decades ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Water Shield Adds Full Line of High Efficiency Sand Filters

    Water Shield Inc., an Alberta provider of water treatment and processing solutions, announced today the addition of Sonitec's Vortisand Sand Filtration Systems to their water treatment product lines. As part of the company's focus on providing the best and most efficient equipment available, the new line easily meets these criteria. Used world wide in applications ranging from cooling water, ...


    By Water Shield Inc.

  • Rugged weighbridges support production of high quality sand

    At Holliston Sand Company, sand and dust permeate into all of their equipment. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO to insure superior weighing accuracy in spite of the harsh environment. According to our customer, “the weighbridge is so accurate, local municipalities have asked to use it to certify their weighbridges.” The densely populated northeastern United States provides enormous ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Centrifugal Sand Filter Keeps Process Water Cleaner, Maximizing Quality and Process Efficiency

    Whether for cooling or as a product component, production processes often demand an uninterrupted stream of filtered water. If that water supply is unreliable, contaminated or maintenance-intensive, processes suffer. That invariably translates to diminish product quality, process interruptions and/or exorbitant maintenance costs. Molded plastics, food and beverage processing, paper ...

  • `Super` sand could improve water filtration

    Ordinary sand, such as that from beaches, could be used to filter dirty water using a nanotech-based technique developed by researchers. Sand, which retains bugs and chemicals in water flowing through it, has been used as a cheap water filtration method for hundreds of years. Coarse sand filters water faster than ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • How can oil-sands companies reclaim decade’s worth of tailings ponds?

    Alberta oil-sand companies are forced to clean up their act, and their tailings ponds with the announcement from The Energy Resources Conservation Board now placing stringent regulations on all tailings ponds in Alberta. These new regulations will have monumental effects on how oil-sands companies deal with their waste. With the recent announcement many oil-sands companies must now seek a ...


  • Cleaning up the effects of stormwater with biofilters

    Stormwater in urban areas can have negative effects on both the quantity and quality of surface- and ground-waters. Biofiltration systems are a popular form of water treatment, but information on their performance with stormwater is limited to laboratory studies. This research is the first to evaluate three biofiltration systems in practice. Biofiltration systems (otherwise known as biofilters, ...

  • Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated stormwater entering local drains. WK45326, Specification for Stormwater Catch Basin Filter, will aid community developments, sports facilities, fairgrounds, stadiums and factories in complying with U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By ASTM International

  • Putting People Power to Work: Pure Builds Sand Sieve Kits for Cawst Charity

    A representative from CAWST recently visited Pure’s Calgary office and told a large audience about its unique approach to teaching people in developing countries how to build biosand filters to provide clean water. In turn, Pure was able to use its peoplepower to help ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Centrifugal Sand Filtration Boosts Energy Efficiency and Savings for Futuristic Deep Lake Water Chilling System

    By removing particulates down to 0.45 microns from Enwave's downtown Toronto chilled water loop, an automated centrifugal sand filtration system protects pipes and heat exchangers, increasing cooling system efficiency and saving megawatts. Enwave Energy Corporation, one of the largest district energy providers in North America, recently enhanced its innovative Deep Water Lake Cooling ...

  • Arsenic: when will the clean water start flowing?

    Razia Begum has been asking the same question for two years now: 'Please will someone fix my arsenic filter?' She lives in Nagda, a village in one of the areas of Bangladesh most severely contaminated by arsenic in drinking water — although at first glance there is nothing about the village's lush paddy fields to suggest anything dangerous. Razia's family, like many thousands of others in such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Rio garbage boats aim to clean Olympic waters

    A stout green catamaran plied the polluted waters of Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay Mondayalongside the local fishing boats, but instead of grouper and swordfish its catch consisted of plastic bags, soda bottles and a discarded toilet seat. The catamaran is one of three so-called "eco-boats," floating garbage vessels that are a key part of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Strict laws lead to high-tech filter media

    Tough legal requirements in Germany for water filtration nave been the basis for the development of a new, high-tech alternative filter media called Fibalon Distributed by KP Trade & Service. Fibalon is an innovative and highly efficient filter for water purification in swimming pools, spas, aquaria and other water systems. Developed in cooperation with the Environment Institute in ...


    By Fibalon-US / Items US, LLC

  • Clean Air America Introduces Smart Collector -- Generates Crystal Clean Air Even in Heavy Production Environments

    Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers and the environment, introduces the Clean Air Smart Collector™, a next-generation, variable-sized ...


    By Marketwire

  • Arc International North America Unveils Clean Glassmaking Breakthrough

    Arc International, the world leader in tableware, is investing nearly $40 million on state-of-the-art advancements that dramatically lower emissions from its Durand Glass Manufacturing Co. glass furnaces while increasing production capacity. The major enhancements to its North America production facility here make it the cleanest plant of its kind, reflecting ...


  • High tech German made fibre - an alternative filter media

    Strict legal requirements in Germany for water filtration have been the basis for the development of a new, high tech alternative filter media. FIBALON, is an innovative and highly efficient filter for water purification in swimming pools, spas, aquaria and other water systems. Developed in cooperation with the Environment Institute in Neuenmarkt at the Georg-Simon Ohm University of Nuremberg, ...


    By Fibalon-US / Items US, LLC

  • BioLargo AOS Water Filter: A Technical Breakthrough- Pilot Organizing

    I write to update you about our BioLargo AOS water filter technology and the proposed Canadian pilot project featuring our technology. The pilot is being spearheaded by the University of Alberta and arose from the evaluation of our technology by the NSERC Research Chair, as well as our ongoing work with the researchers. The purpose of the pilot is to engineer our filter technology to develop a ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • BioLargo`s AOS Filter Receives Coveted Technology Star Award

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced today its AOS Filter had been named the best "Health, Safety & Environment" technology by the editorial staff at the Calgary based oil industry trade publication New Technology Magazine. It is featured in its annual "Technology Stars" fall awards. New Technologies Magazine ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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