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  • Innovation in scum removal

    Nowadays de-nitrification brings an increasing amount of surface scum to wastewater treatment processes. In rectangular sedimentation tanks where surface scum skimming is realised with a scum pipe, the amount of water needed to carry the scum in the pipes is approximately five times greater than that required by the new surface scum removal system introduced by Finnchain Oy of Rauma, Finland. 80% ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Product Highlight – Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System

    The Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System The FTS™ system is comprised of a radial scum trough extending from the clarifier feedwell, outwards to the scum baffle.  There are two cantilevered scum skimming arms which sweep the entire clarification surface area twice per revolution.  The FTS system is a performance enhancing skimmer design, ...

  • Polytech Corporation Acquired

    On February 20, 2012 Brentwood Industries announced the acquisition of Polytech Corporation. Polytech Corporation’s expertise in helical skimmers and scum pipes will enhance Brentwood Industries overall product portfolio and provide additional market opportunities. The acquisition of Polytech’s technology and knowledge of non-metallic and metallic helical and rotating scum pipe ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Brentwood Industries Acquires Polytech Corp

    Polytech Corporation’s expertise in helical skimmers and scum pipes will enhance Brentwood Industries overall product portfolio and provide additional market opportunities. The acquisition of Polytech’s technology and knowledge of non-metallic and metallic helical skimmers and rotating scum pipe skimmers will add to Brentwood Industries product offerings for a complete range of ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Finnchain Delivered 128 Scraper Systems to Athens Municipal WWTP in Psyttalia

    In 2001 FINNCHAIN and JOINT VENTURE (THEMELIODOMI S.A. - ELLINIKI TECHNODOMIKI S.A. - ATHENA S.A. - PASSAVANT MASCHINENTECHNIK GmbH - GIOVANNI PUTIGNANO & FIGLI S.R.L.) signed a contract for delivery of 128 Finnchain scraper systems to Psyttalia Wastewater Treatment Plant. The main reasons for this decision were FINNCHAIN's long experience and know-how of non-metallic chain scrapers and ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Veolia wastewater treatment technology for Peacehaven

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies are constructing a major new process plant at Peacehaven Wastewater Treatment Works, part of Southern Water’s £300m environmental project to bring cleaner seas to Sussex.  The works, being built by 4Delivery Limited, will treat wastewater for a population equivalent of up to 300,000, using Veolia’s Multiflo™ lamella clarifiers ...


  • WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems WEFTEC 2010

    October 4-6, 2010 New Orleans, LA  GillTrading.com, Inc. the makers of WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems will be exhibiting at WEFTEC 2010.  You may find them at booth 926 - GillTrading or 1318 - WeirWasher, ACS. The products featured this year include;  WeirWasher Automated Cleaning ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • GillTrading.com, Inc. receives contract to build twelve WeirWasher automated cleaning systems for Doha, Qatar

    GillTrading.com, Inc. proudly announces the contract to work with Eimco to provide Doha, Qatar North Sewage Treatment Works with 12 WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems.  Brent Gill, President and designer of the WeirWasher, ACS, is grateful for the progressive decision of Eimco Water Technologies PTE LTD, the engineers and the facility management in choosing this innovative control method ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • No-nonsense Landia EradiGator Pump sends grease and rags packing at the creek

    Grease and rags that were playing havoc with top-entry mixers at a Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lexington, Kentucky have been quelled by the installation of a Landia EradiGator. Designed with a mixing nozzle and Landia’s bladed chopper system, the EradiGator has been installed at West Hickman Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, where in the harsh environment of a scum pit it tackles ...

  • Introducing BioSTEP®: a step up for small-diameter sewer systems

    After years of R&D testing and careful product packaging, Bio-Microbics, Inc. introduces the BioSTEP® screened pumping system, an affordable, low-maintenance pump package designed to transfer screened liquids in numerous small-diameter, decentralized collection applications. Builders and developers directly benefit from the use of BioSTEP in low-lying areas, hilly terrain and areas with poor ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • New Mexico RWA 2011 Conference

    Hillsboro, OR (February 25, 2011) GillTrading.com, Inc. proudly announces the opportunity to present the paper “Methods for Reducing Maintenance in Grease Collection Areas” at the upcoming NMRWA 2011 Conference on April 11.  Shawna Gill, D.C., CEO of GillTrading.com, Inc. and the presenter and co-author of the paper, stated, “The pilot study conducted in Jewett City, CT ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • EPA posts fact sheet on determining if a cleaning product is a pesticide

    In a March 2010 fact sheet, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes how to determine whether a cleaning product is a pesticide under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Under FIFRA, pesticide products must be registered if they are considered to be intended for a pesticidal purpose. EPA states that products are considered to be for a pesticidal ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • VA Teknik is pleased to announce MEPS will be the exclusive distributor for its range of products in the UK

    MEPS will be the exclusive distributor for VA Teknik range of products in the UK. VA Teknik has a long-standing reputation for robust and reliable products for the water and wastewater treatment markets. Our focus on high quality standard products manufactured in our own LEAN manufacturing facilities meet MEPS's core objectives to be ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • Biodegradable Cleaners by IPC

    International Products Corporations (IPC) is pleased to offer biodegradable, environmentally-friendly products that are alternatives to hazardous solvents and chemicals commonly used in precision cleaning operations.   IPC cleaners are safe for personnel, materials and equipment, and the environment; yet powerful enough to remove the most difficult soils.  The cleaners meet the USDA ...

  • Texas Wastewater Plant Replaces Brushes With WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems

    GillTrading.com, Inc. of Beaverton, OR is pleased to announce the installation of 6 WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems at the City of Longview wastewater treatment plant in Texas. The local representative, Hartwell Environmental Corp., was instrumental in officiating the changeover from mechanical brush devices to fully automated WeirWasher spray systems to effectively control the daily ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • GillTrading.com, Inc. will be presenting at the Tri-Association 2010 Conference

    Hillsboro, OR (August 18, 2010) GillTrading.com, Inc. proudly announces the opportunity to present the paper “Algae Control Methods Compared: The Importance of Successful Algae Control for Facilities with UV Disinfection” at the upcoming Tri-Association Conference, hosted by WWOA, CSAWWA, and CWEA in Ocean City, MD on September 3, 2010.  This paper was originally called, ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • High-end sludge treatment solutions for demanding applications

    DEWACO LTD offers solutions to the world's most complex sludge treatment problems. The company can also help to reduce environmental impacts and substantially improve efficiency in producing bioenergy from waste.  The company provides complete sludge thickening, dewatering and sludge removal systems. Its combined process ...


    By Dewaco Ltd

  • Fertilizers help toxic algae thrive in warming world

    Blue-green algae blooms that can turn toxic in freshwater lakes and can kill bathers, farm animals and domestic pets that drink the water are becoming more widespread across the world, according to new research. A combination of excess use of fertilizers containing phosphorus and nitrogen, untreated sewage releases, and warmer water caused by climate change is leading to an increasing threat of ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Aquatech and AECOM working in partnership pioneering biological wastewater treatment innovative technology in India.

    Pune, INDIA– AECOM’s design-build business in the UK has signed an exclusive agreement with Aquatech Systems Asia, for its biological treatment technology for industrial and municipal applications in the Indian market. Aquatech Systems Asia, based in Pune, India, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aquatech International, USA. “Following extensive screening of the market for the ...

  • GillTrading.com, Inc. Presents Algae Control Methods Compared: The Importance of Successful Algae Control for Facilities with UV Disinfection

        Hillsboro, OR (June 18, 2010) GillTrading.com, Inc. proudly announces the opportunity to present the paper “Algae Control Methods ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

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