vehicle-wash wastewater treatment News

  • 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

  • Hatchery wash water treatment

    A WPL HiPAF Modular wastewater treatment system has been specified to treat the wash water for a global company’s large hatchery processing plant in Warwickshire. WPL were selected in a competitive bid based on the ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Wastewater treatment plant for copper mine

    Boliden Aitik mine, operator of a copper mine in northern Sweden, ordered a wash water recycling plant for it’s mine trucks from AWAS. It has a flow of 7,5m³/h. The recycling plant shall not only remove typical hydrocarbon emulsions with oil and diesel, but also remove microscopic little copper ...


    By AWAS International GmbH

  • DAS-Wastewater Treatment for an Argentinean soft drink producer

    Argentina is World Champion - World Champion of soft drink lovers. According to a study from Euro Monitor International, nowhere in the world are more of these soft drinks consumed. On average, each Argentinian drank 131 liters in 2012. Even in Chile (2nd place, 121 liters) and Mexico (3rd place, 119 liters) the drinks are popular. The South American soft drink producer Refres Now S.A. also ...

  • EEC Europe Ltd Servicing the European Wastewater Treatment Markets

    EEC’s process and products have been used for many years in the European major markets for solutions to wastewater treatment problems, with their well established ‘High-Speed Bio Tech System’ incorporating the MBBR process for a variety of applications in both the Municipal and Industrial markets. A recent Agreement between EEC Europe Ltd and Devise Engineering an internationally renowned Design ...


  • Black & Veatch designs energy-saving wastewater treatment enhancements for Missouri project

    Construction is now under way on upgrades to the Columbia (Mo.) Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant that serves more than 100,000 area residents. The improvements will enable the city of Columbia to handle increasing wastewater treatment demand more efficiently, while improving the quality of treated water discharged into nearby wetlands. Black & Veatch designed the upgrades to improve ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Wastewater treatment plant takes a bite out of tough solids

    The City of Hammonton’s original steel bar screen rusted while continually allowing debris to pass through to the oxidation ditch and final clarifier. Floatables found their way through the plant to the UV trough, clogging the RAS and internal recycle pumps along the way. Managers of the Hammonton Wastewater Treatment Plant took on the challenge of finding a more efficient screening system. With ...


    By JWC Environmental

  • Wastewater treatment from chromium compaunds and heavy metal ions

    Wastewater containing chromium and other heavy metals, is highly toxic effluents which require high-quality and efficient purification. Such effluents formed during electroplating, other types of chemical, electrochemical surface treatment of metal products such as chromium-plating, nickel-plating, copper-plating, zinc-plating, cadmium-plating and also during some technological ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Wastewater treatment fails to remove all nanoparticles, new EU study suggests

    Nanomaterials are being used increasingly in the manufacturing industry, but questions remain about the best way to efficiently remove these nanoparticles from industrial wastewater processes or sewage treatment plants. Recent research suggests that some nanoparticles escape from treatment plants and are discharged into water. Studies have suggested that nanoparticles can remain in the ...

  • Advances in Wastewater Treatment Spur Growth of Renewable Energy Market

    The Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Facility in Pierce County, Wash. represents an emerging trend in the renewable energy market: transforming waste into energy.  Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are increasingly recognized as community resources for electricity, fertilizer, and heat, as waste to energy projects become commonplace in a sustainable economy. A national leader in ...


    By M. A. Mortenson Company

  • State of Vermont municipal wastewater treatment plants and operators recognized for excellence

    The State of Vermont Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants and Operators were recently selected by EPA for a 2011 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award. The EPA Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award was established to recognize and honor the employees of publicly owned wastewater treatment plants for their commitment to improving water quality with outstanding plant ...

  • Ask Dan, the Wastewater Wizard

    Someone recently asked, “What are the wastewater treatment options for landfill leachate?” According to statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the number of landfills in the United States is 1,654. And according to CNBC, active landfills handle more than 250-million tons of trash created in the United States each year. Statistics suggest that landfills can ...

  • FRANC environmental expands wastewater services

    FRANC Environmental has added GAPVAX Industrial Vacuum Loading/Jetting equipment to their wastewater treatment solutions. This equipment is the most advanced on the market today and allows FRANC Environmental to expand their industrial vacuum loading, hydro-excavation and jetting markets. Hi-Velocity Line Jetting is a highly flexible, environmentally safe option for cleaning the inside ...

  • Industrial laundry wastewater clean-up

    Simple solutions can sometimes be the most effective, as T&T Environmental Solutions LLC (an industrial laundry wastewater treatment company) discovered. Opflex, a reusable buoyant foam with open cells that allows water to flow through it as it absorbs oil, was used to reduce the wastewater contaminants at their Philadelphia-based operations. After a ...

  • 100% environmentally friendly wastewater cleanup

    New Environmentally Friendly Enzyme Based Solution for Wastewater Remediation The effluent generated by livestock at agricultural operations all over both North and South America has a significant environmental footprint that flows far downstream from its source. One Hog farm in particular has been using a breakthrough technology referred to as UltraZyme to enhance the biological activity ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • First `Self Powered` Wastewater Reclamation Plant

    Noosa North Shore, Australia -- A water reclamation plant invented by new Queensland utilities provider EcoNova has been hailed as a world leader. It turns out water to a previously unreachable standard: six ...


  • Grundfos offers approach to missing IE3 wastewater class

    Today pumps account for no less than 10% of the world’s consumption of electricity, and two-thirds of all pumps use up to 60% too much electricity. If every business switched to high efficiency pump systems there could be global savings of 4% of the total electricity consumption, or to put it another way, comparable with the residential electricity consumption of 1 billion people according ...


    By Grundfos

  • Floodwaters draw warnings anew about wastewater, pollutants

    Veronica Tate knew from the stench that sewage was among the 8 feet of water that swamped the basement of her ranch-style home after the nearby Meramec River overflowed. The larger concern for residents of her suburban St. Louis neighborhood is the unknown of what else the noxious blend might have contained. "It came up through the sewers, I guess," Tate, a customer service representative for an ...


    By Associated Press

  • Grundfos offers approach to missing IE3 wastewater class

    Today pumps account for no less than 10% of the world’s consumption of electricity, and two-thirds of all pumps use up to 60% too much electricity. If every business switched to high efficiency pump systems there could be global savings of 4% of the total electricity consumption, or to put it another way, comparable with the residential electricity consumption of 1 billion people according ...


    By Grundfos

  • German water treatment technology sweeping the globe

    Founded in the year 2000, the German company inge AG has developed a product based on ultrafiltration technology that turns even the dirtiest water into clean drinking water and even filters out viruses and bacteria. However, constructing large water treatment plants is no small undertaking and typically requires millions of euros of investment. Many plant constructors were initially reluctant to ...

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