sewage slurry News

  • Sewage project generates renewable gas

    British households are today cooking and heating their homes with renewable gas produced from human waste. Biomethane gas from the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, a joint venture between Thames Water, British Gas and Scotia Gas Networks, will produce enough renewable gas to supply up to 200 homes. The Didcot sewage project marks an important milestone in the UK's efforts to decarbonise the ...


  • Shropshire farmer fined over River Teme pollution incident

    On 14 August 2013, Shropshire farmer Stephen David Small, pleaded guilty at Telford Magistrates’ Court to causing the discharge of polluting matter, namely cattle slurry, into the River Teme at Steventon, near Ludlow, without an environmental permit. The 45 year old from Steventon Manor Farm, Ludlow was fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £1,250 in costs.  The charge was ...

  • Framework agreement established between Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps and United Utilities

    Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps, a world leading manufacturer of peristaltic pumps, has established a framework agreement for the supply of pumps and spares to United Utilities, with effect from 1st April 2007. The agreement will strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two companies, which has been in existence for over 25 years. “We are delighted to be continuing our long ...

  • Mercury Removal from Exhaust Stacks and Process Gas is a Shifting Billion Dollar/yr. Market

    New technologies, geographies and regulations are creating an ever changing market for mercury removal from exhaust stacks and process gases. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in N056 Mercury Air Reduction Market. The largest application is coal-fired boilers. Natural gas purification, sewage sludge incinerators, waste-to-energy plants and other facilities are significant ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Sensors for Effluent Monitoring Workshop - 19th July 2012

      Chelsea Technologies Group is addressing the challenges of effective monitoring of rivers, estuaries and coastal regions against outflow events from waste water treatment works and farm slurry. These challenges have been driven by the EU Bathing Waters Directive, which will introduce new tighter regulation in 2015. Chelsea's new in-situ sensors also have direct applications within ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Aquatech awarded ZLD for Puerto Rico

    CANONSBURG, November 2006 – Aquatech International Corporation recently received an order from AES for their 800 MW Coal Fired Power Plant in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. This AES power plant operates on treated sewage as feed water and thus faces a combination of make up water treatment and discharge challenges. Prior to obtaining the order, Aquatech worked diligently with the project ...

  • US$8.4 billion Chinese pump market by 2015

    China will account for 21 percent of the US$40 billion 2015 world market for industrial pumps. This is the latest forecast in the McIlvaine continually updated Pumps: World Markets Report. Wastewater will be the largest industry segment followed by power. China is completing a five year plan which is adding 15,000 MGD of municipal sewage treatment. This is a staggering figure when one reflects ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • UK Environment Agency calls for action to improve bathing water quality

    The Environment Agency has called on the farming community, local authorities and the water industry to help to do more to tackle the pollution of bathing waters around the coast of England and Wales. It plans to meet relevant organisations to address the issue of water pollution caused by livestock manure and slurry, and sewage, particularly during bad weather. Defra and the Welsh Assembly ...

  • Ballast water treatment is the big new market for liquid macrofiltration

    Concern about invasive species in lakes and seas will create a $70 billion market for ballast water treatment systems for vessels traveling in international waters. A critical component of each treatment system is a filter. This new opportunity will add 10 percent to the revenues of the suppliers of liquid macrofiltration equipment and will double the size of the automatic backwash filter ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Chelsea`s Justin Dunning will be presenting on `Effluent Monitoring using UV Fluorescence` at Sustainability Live, NEC Birmingham - come and join him.

    Recent academic work on use of UV fluorescence in analysing water quality have identified methods that can be directly applied to detection of effluent within water systems. Use of fluorescence provides significant improvements to currently used absorption techniques being far more selective and sensitive. This has led to commercial development of such fluorometers that are now being applied to ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • “Our Planet” show to feature Therma-Flite

    The producers of Our Planet are pleased to announce that Therma-Flite will be featured in an upcoming episode as part of the show’s series on Environmental Impact. Therma-Flite has a long history of screw conveyor technology and auger design, manufacturing equipment for chemical and process industries all over the world. The “Bio-Scru” is an application of this technology which was originally ...


    By Therma-Flite Inc.

  • Fighting Fatbergs with Latest Pump Technology

    Fatbergs causing flow restriction and blockage issues in city sewers Enormous human resource and costs involved in removal Correctly selected pump technology is pivotal in fighting fat, oil and grease Few will have failed to notice the increasing number of headlines relating to ‘fatbergs’, enormous congealed lumps of waste matter that are clogging sewers in ...

  • 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 ...

  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump `technology

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993. The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders ...

  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump technology as part of Framework Agreement

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993.The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders in ...

  • OFT recommendations will help anaerobic digestion

    ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale has welcomed the publication today [Thursday] of the OFT’s Market Study into Organic Waste. The Market Study was prompted by the water regulator Ofwat, to explore what barriers exist to competition in the treatment of sewage sludge, and the involvement of Water and Sewage Companies in the treatment of other organic waste. ADBA has been ...

  • 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 ...


  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Wastecorp Pumps Announces New Marine Pump Product Line

     Wastecorp Pumps, a leading manufacturer of wastewater pumps and pump out systems, announced today the release of a new pump out product line designed for marine sanitation and bilge pumping. The new compact pedestal pumps, dockside pump outs, mobile bilge pumps and stand alone pumps add a new dimension of quality and performance for wastewater pumping at marinas. "Our new marine pump ...


    By Wastecorp Pumps

  • Aquatech dewatering expands services into newfoundland and labrador

    Aquatech Dewatering Company and Aquatech Pump and Power announced that they are expanding their services to the Canadian East Coast and plan to open a full service branch in Newfoundland this year. Aquatech currently is an exclusive distributor of Godwin Pumps, Hudig Pumps and Dragflow Pumps. Aquatech is a fast growing, full service provider of dewatering services in the mining and construction ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

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