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  • SludgeWatch 715 Sludge Blanket Detector

    For our Partech instrument product focus this month, we’re looking at our portable 715 sludge blanket detector. It’s one of our most popular products with distributors all over the world and it’s not surprising as to why people like it so much… This little ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Hach releases low-maintenance sludge blanket for level monitoring

    Hach’s SONATAX sc optimizes sludge extraction, manages recirculation, and warns of potential solids washouts that may result in costly permit violations. The SONATAX sc probe stays clean by using a magnetic coupled wiper that wipes the face of the probe. The wiper functions with a magnetic connection and without a shaft so there are no o-rings to replace and no need to open the probe housing. ...

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • The Sludge Gun®: Target Your Sludge!

    This Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector measures solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons, and helps provide valuable silt and sludge level profiles. It allows users to monitor sludge bed depth for regulatory compliance and prevention of carryover, and to eliminate unnecessary pumping/dredging. Using high-intensity infrared light, it detects sludge densities ranging ...

  • Controlling Sludge in Lamella Clarifiers

    This month we are focusing on the control of sludge blanket build up in Lamella Clarifiers. Lamella Clarifiers, also known as Inclined Plate Separators (IPS) are in common use at Waste Water Treatment Sites as small footprint plant settlement units and are often employed in place of conventional settling tanks. Controlling Sludge Blanket Build up Effluent ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Thicker sludge saves time and money

    Recent improvements in pump technology prompted Severn Trent Water (STW) to initiate a de-sludging trial to reduce costs and energy consumption by producing thicker sludge in the Primary Settlement Tank (PST). Advanced monitoring instrumentation from HACH LANGE played a key role in the trial which, nine months after it began, has been heralded a success. STW's Mark Bryan summarises the objective ...


  • Sludge Monitors and the Top Three Ways they can Help your Business

    One of our recent blogs discussed how wastewater could be used to make money in treatment plants. As a result, we thought we’d take a look at the benefits of sludge monitors and how they can help your business in the water industry. We’ve listed our top three ways sludge blanket can help in the everyday treatment of water. Stop Sludge Escaping! By ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pulsar's Sludge Finder 2 Helps Severn Trent to Generate Extra Electricity

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent's Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement project that has allowed the company to significantly increase electricity generation on site and return energy to the National Grid In common with many large sewage treatment works, Stoke Bardolph uses the gas produced in the digesters to ...

  • Pulsar Sludge Finder 2`s, Wirelessly Helping with Final Treatment Compliance

    Pulsar have supplied 14 Sludge Finder 2 sludge blanket detectors to Severn Trent for their Barnhurst STW near Wolverhampton, automating the critical final treatment process to aid Compliance and reduce out of hours call-outs. On this large, well-established site, it would have been impossible to cable the units back to the control ...

  • Severn Trent gets the Partech Treatment

    The treatment of sewage, wastewater and water has been transformed into a clean and efficient operation in mid-Wales and the Midlands thanks to a suite of portable Sludge Blanket Detectors which have been supplied to Severn Trent Water by Partech Instruments. Following the largest order in Partech’s 49 year history for this type of product, 450 units of the market leading SludgeWatch715 ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Travels with Paul - Quarries and Wastewater Treatment Works

    We followed Paul’s visits in February so we could show you just what a Partech sales engineer does! The month started off in Romsey where Paul carried out a site survey at a very muddy quarry… Paul went to see if Partech could help with their flocculent dosing control. The Partech team are pretty certain they’ll be able to offer an excellent solution, but Paul went to lend a ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Meet the Distributor – Instrumatics – New Zealand

    Each month we’re talking to one of our distributors so that you can get to know them a little better. This month we spoke to Derek at Instrumatics New Zealand to see what he thought of Partech… Hi Derek, how long have you been affiliated with Partech? It’s been quite a while now, eight years. So you must like the products, what ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Partech product focus – 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor

    This month we’re taking a closer look at our Partech 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor. Our portable products are incredibly popular and it’s no surprise why – not only are they highly accurate but they’re also incredibly easy to use! The 740 monitor is great at offering ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Alpha Wastewater Inc. Announces Recent Key Milestones

    Alpha Wastewater Inc. ("Alpha" or "the Company") (OTCQB: AWWI) (OTCBB: AWWI), designer and owner of the patented and award winning Upflow Sludge Blanket Filtration ("USBF") wastewater treatment systems and plants, announced today that it has reached several key milestones in regard to the Company's development. Brian L. Hauff, Chief Executive Officer of Alpha, commented, "I am very pleased ...


    By Marketwire

  • Recession is boosting sustainable water & wastewater treatment markets

    The global economic slowdown has created huge opportunities for sustainable water & wastewater treatment technologies. These opportunities can be found in key areas such as energy efficiency, waste reduction, resource recovery as well as water reuse and recycling. The market is growing day by day and it promises to become a fully mainstream feature of the water market in the years to come. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Chicago`s Oak Street Beach contaminated with asbestos

    The Illinois shoreline and Illinois Beach State Park have a long history of asbestos contamination, so as the 2008 beach season opens on Lake Michigan, a conservation group is advising beachgoers how to minimize inhalation of cancer-causing asbestos fibers. For at least 20 years, asbestos fibers were released daily and carried southward by Lake Michigan's currents from the Johns-Manville ...

  • Flow Pulse – A major advance in non-invasive flow measurement.

    Easy to install and simple to set-up, Flow Pulse uses an acoustic technique never before seen in flow measurement to deliver reliable results across an amazing range of pipe materials and sizes. At a fraction of the installation cost of an equivalent magflow meter, Flow Pulse delivers repeatable, accurate flow measurement. Pulsar Process Measurement's Flow Pulse is a compact and cost-effective ...

  • Alpha Wasterwater Starts Construction of Treatment Plant in China Valued at US$24,000,000

    Alpha Wastewater Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AWWI), designer and owner of the patented and award winning Upflow Sludge Blanket Filtration ("USBF") wastewater treatment systems and plants, announced today it completed the agreement on construction and operation of Alpha's 30 year term BOT (build, operate, transfer) plant to be built at Chengde High Tech Industrial Park. The Agreement was signed between ...


    By Marketwire

  • Alpha Wastewater Prepares for Explosive Growth as NORAM Engineering Purchases License and Provides Engineering Support

    Alpha Wastewater Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AWWI), the world leader in its industry, announced today NORAM Engineering Ltd. has purchased a position in Alpha Wastewater's North American Licensee, ECOfluid Systems Inc. ECOfluid Systems is the original inventor of Alpha Wastewater's patented and award winning 'USBF' Wastewater Technology. NORAM enjoys a global reputation for innovation and excellence in the ...


    By Alpha Wastewater, Inc.

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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