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  • The Ultimate Solution for treating HF-Sludge: Sludge Dewater Evaporator

    Treats heavy fuel (HF) sludge drain water from >100ppm to 0ppm. The content in the "dark" bottle is the untreated drain water from heavy fuel sludge. The drain water is treated in a vacuum boiler, and the content in the "light" bottle, is the result - 0 ppm. The process is fully automatic, and reduces the HF-sludge volume by more than 80%. This is the ultimate solution for treating ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Flood waters completely drained, system to treat contaminated ground water back on line at American Cyanamid superfund site

    More than 200 million gallons of flood water has been drained from the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, NJ and the system used to capture contaminated ground water under the site is now functioning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. Ground water under the site is highly contaminated with metals and VOCs, such as benzene and xylene from the former ...

  • North Carolina river turns to gray sludge after coal ash spill

    Canoe guide Brian Williams dipped his paddle downstream from where thousands of tons of coal ash has been spewing for days into the Dan River, turning the wooden blade flat to bring up a lump of gray sludge. On the riverbank, hundreds of workers at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina scrambled to plug a hole in a pipe at the bottom of a 27-acre pond where the toxic ash was stored. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tensar Enables Extreme Fluid Waste Stabilisation at Knostrop Sludge Lagoon

    To cap a 120,000sq.m lagoon containing ultra-soft sludge at Knostrop Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) adjacent to the A1M near Leeds, Yorkshire Water turned to Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) to devise a bespoke solution. MMB based their solution on experience gained from an earlier scheme on a smaller sludge lagoon, at Dowley Gap near Bingley in Yorkshire. In this project, MMB collaborated with ...


    By Tensar International

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010: What to do with sewage sludge?

    In recent years China has developed into one of the world’s biggest markets for sewage treatment. According to the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection, over 20 billion euros was invested by the end of 2008 in around 1,550 sewage plants in the People's Republic. Together these facilities process 86 million tons of sewage each day. 'Despite the high level of expenditure on cleaning the ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Maersk supply service order new building from Damen

    When one of the largest supply shipping companies approached us to help them treat oily sludge and contaminated bilge, we were a little intimidated. However this has been an exciting challenge. We have developed and produced different types of Sludge Dewatering Separators and our current task is to develop a new system for treating the heavy fuel sludge drain water on this new building. We ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Maintenance a piece of cake for Welsh water

    As part of a drive to reduce maintenance downtime across the board, Welsh Water has installed an innovative EZstrip™ Cake Pump from framework supplier NOV Mono at its sewage treatment works in Cardigan, West Wales. The Mono progressing cavity (PC) Cake Pump has been installed to transfer 22 – 28% sludge cake from ...

  • NOV® Mono® makes pump maintenance a piece of cake!

    One year on from the launch of its ground-breaking EZstripTM progressing cavity (PC) pump, NOV® Mono®, Europe’s leading designer and manufacturer of pumps, parts, Munchers®, screens and packaged systems, has launched another maintain-in-place (MIP) innovation which is set to revolutionise the maintenance of a PC sludge cake pump. Specifically designed to minimise the time and ...

  • Treatment plant for wastewater from barrel wash

    Al-Jazeera Paints from Saudi Arabia has ordered an AWAS ADF FLOT plant to clean waste water from the barrel wash. The plant consists of a pre-cracking and equalisation process and a double stage emulsion splitting and flotation plant with automatic flocculent mixing station. It has a flow of 3m³/h and removes reliably oil, grease and heavy metals. The water becomes clear and ...


    By AWAS International GmbH

  • Processing – Settlement Using Conical Tanks

    Waste water management is an issue across a number of industries, from manufacturing, engineering and construction and the separation of impurities from water and other liquids can be effortlessly achieved using dedicated cone bottom tanks, otherwise known as conical tanks.  Manufactured using a single piece of rotationally moulded uv-stabilised polyethylene, cone bottom tanks feature just ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Blocked pumps?

    If your waste water gravity drains to a pump well for collection prior to pumping for further treatment and you are suffering from pump blockages, Huber has a screen that can solve this problem. This vertical screen can be retrofitted into an existing pump well and collects the solids prior to passing to the pump chamber. The vertical auger then elevates these screenings to ground level, ...


    By Huber SE

  • Processing – Settlement Using Conical Tanks

    Waste water management is an issue across a number of industries, from manufacturing, engineering and construction and the separation of impurities from water and other liquids can be effortlessly achieved using dedicated cone bottom tanks, otherwise known as conical tanks. Manufactured using a single piece of rotationally moulded uv-stabilised polyethylene, cone bottom tanks feature just that, a ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Environment Agency talkin` about the carwash

    The Environment Agency for England and Wales teamed up with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Northern Ireland's Environment and Heritage Service to produce the document. The Environment Agency warned that the run-off from vehicle washing as a business or industrial activity is classified as trade effluent and must be dealt with properly to avoid causing pollution. Any business or ...

  • In-Situ Thermal Remediation for Environmental Cleanup at Solvents Recovery Service of New England, Inc. Superfund Site

    A key phase of the environmental cleanup at SRSNE is scheduled to start this week. This comes after just over a year of construction at the SRSNE Superfund Site, and 31 years on the National Priorities list. The work to be done incudes In-Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR) to remove solvents from contaminated soils at the site. ISTR uses electrical heaters in the ground to vaporize the ...

  • Operators of Falmouth Docks fined for pollution spill

    A ship repair company has been ordered to pay £24,300 in fines and costs for polluting Cornwall's famous Fal estuary with toxic paint sludge. The case was brought by the Environment Agency and Cornwall Council. On September 29, 2011 the Agency received a report of pollution in the estuary. On arrival an officer saw a large rusty-coloured plume in the harbour covering an area approximately ...

  • Major order for All-Optiflow progressing cavity pumps

    Colfax Fluid Handling will deliver 36 units of Allweiler's new All-Optiflow series of pumps for the large Ambarli sewage plant near Istanbul. These progressing cavity pumps move sludge and exhibit very high energy efficiency. Their capacity is up to twice as high as conventional pumps. All-Optiflow pumps are suitable for moving virtually any liquid, including those that contain fibers and solids. ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • EPA finalizes cleanup plan for cortese Toxic site in Sullivan County, NY

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to clean up areas of contaminated liquid waste and ground water at the Cortese Landfill Superfund site in Sullivan County, NY. The ground water was contaminated by hazardous waste disposed of at the site when it was operating. “The cleanup plan for the Cortese Landfill Superfund site will address the recently discovered ...

  • New Enduramaxx Cone Bottom Tank Range – The Benefits Of Conical Tanks For Farming Applications

    As autumn approaches, a lot of focus falls onto the various requirements for Cone Bottom Tanks, or conical tanks. Featuring varying degree conical bottoms, cone tanks are suited for the storage of any liquid that produces sediment and that needs draining. As we launch our new range of cone bottom tanks, we thought we’d go through some of the many features, benefits and uses of conical tanks ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to upgrade sewer system to resolve clean water act violations

    A settlement between the United States and the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, will resolve violations of the Clean Water Act and specifically violations of its Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced today. This is the first judicial action addressing violations of this type of permit. Arecibo’s ...

  • Wastewater Processing Using Cone Bottom Tanks

    With water being an extremely valuable commodity, no wonder that companies in a broad array of sectors are looking at ways to reduce and reuse their water and, besides rainwater harvesting tanks, wastewater management often looks to processing and recycling of grey water using separation tanks, or cone bottom tanks. As well as being used as a storage tank, Cone Bottom ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

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