wastewater influent monitoring News

  • Continuous toxicity monitoring of wastewater

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity monitoring proactively protects the waste water treatment plant and hence, secures to keep the plant running. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • New indicator proposed for assessing treated wastewater quality

    The chemical, physical and microbiological characteristics of effluents from wastewater treatment plants are regulated by national and EU law for discharge into surface waters or reuse, but a wide variety of treatment options exist and monitoring all pollutants may be expensive. A new study from Italy proposes a new Wastewater Polishing Index (WWPI) to help decision makers and environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corrugating Facility Wastewater Optimization a Great Success

    Integrated Engineers, Inc. modified a corrugating facility in Southern California that required a design build solution to improve their existing wastewater treatment process. Their previous treatment process involved using Sodium Hydroxide to raise the pH, coagulant in the form of aluminum chloride, and an anionic polyacrylamide polymer. This company would blend polymer daily with water to ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Lab Scale Activated Sludge Reactors - EBS - Wastewater Training and Consulting

    Lab scale activated sludge reactors have been employed by those in academia who study wastewater systems for decades to analyze the effects of selected variables on the treatment of many unique waste streams. Their purpose is to mimic the conditions found in full scale systems as closely as is possible in a system that can be confined to a typical laboratory bench top. The advantage of lab scale ...

  • How well do wastewater treatment plants remove pharmaceuticals?

    A comprehensive analysis of pharmaceuticals in Spanish wastewater has indicated that they are widespread pollutants. The majority of pharmaceuticals present in incoming wastewater were still present in both treated water and in the river waters receiving the treated water. The EU Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive1 (UWWTD) requires Member States to ensure that both discharges from urban ...

  • International Specialized Course: Modelling and Control of Wastewater Treatment Plants

    “Why control WWTPs?”Objective of the proposed course is to give convincing reasons to this question that is quite frequent in this area. Unfortunately, WWTPs are not remunerative and, considering the relatively simplicity (really only “apparent”) of the employed technologies, the application of control strategies seems to be not essential. Detailed information on biomass activity is necessary ...


  • Envirogen Enters Selenium Treatment Market for Coal Mining Wastewaters

    Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced today that it has entered the market for treatment of selenium-containing coal mining wastewaters with a portfolio of treatment solutions, highlighted by the company's fluidized bed reactor (FBR) biological treatment systems and augmented, where appropriate, with its High Efficiency Ion Exchange technology. Envirogen FBR technology has features ...


    By Envirogen Technologies Inc.

  • New Guide to Water & Wastewater Sensors now Available from Automation Products Group

    LOGAN, UT - Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces their new Guide to Water and Wastewater Sensors. Each section offers a textual overview of and cutaway graphic illustrating the particular application, along with recommended sensing technologies for the application. The guide reviews lift station control, flow and level monitoring, plant influent flow monitoring, water reservoir level ...

  • HACH LANGE monitors provide critical alarms at UU, Macclesfield

    New ammonia probes with sophisticated controllers have enabled staff at United Utilities’ Macclesfield wastewater treatment works to ensure that the plant does not exceed its discharge consent. Following installation, the monitoring systems initially generated around 40 alarm texts per day (mostly night!) but significant improvements have now been implemented. The Macclesfield WwTW is a ...


  • Wastewater treatment and conservation at Eaton’s Toccoa aerospace site earn industrial plant of the year honors

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation’s aerospace facility in Toccoa, Ga., was honored recently by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals as the industrial 2011 Plant of the Year for outstanding operation of industrial pollution control in indirect wastewater discharge for physical and chemical pretreatment. The association also recognized Eaton’s facility for ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Former Head of the EPA, the Honorable Stephen L. Johnson, Joins the Board of M2 Renewables (M2R), Leading Wastewater Treatment Company

    M2 Renewables (www.m2renewables.com), an industry leader pioneering wastewater treatment and renewable energy technology, announces a prestigious new addition to their Board of Directors - the Honorable Stephen L. Johnson, 11th Administer of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ( ...


  • Revolutionary Wastewater Treatment & Renewable Energy Co., M2 Renewables, Signs Strategic Agreement With PowerHouse Energy for Exclusive Product Distribution

    M2 Renewables, Inc. (M2R) and PowerHouse Energy Inc. (PHE) have announced the signing of a Strategic Distribution Agreement, ...


  • New sewage sampler enables real-time control

    HACH LANGE has launched an innovative new wastewater sampling system, which will open up a new world of opportunity by enabling water companies to continuously monitor sewage at the plant inlet. In the past, it has been almost impossible to monitor influent because of the physical and biological challenges that sewage presents – ragging, biofouling etc. However, following trials at a ...


  • New TOC sample vials from GE

    GE Analytical Instruments is now offering pre-cleaned, 40-mL GE TOC Sample Vials suitable for environmental, municipal, and process applications. These vials are cleaned of organic residues with an advanced automated process in an ISO 9001 environment to ensure the quality of your TOC measurements. GE Analytical Instruments guarantees the performance of these vials. GE TOC Sample ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Revolutionary Range of PeCOD™ COD Analysers Launched

    Aqua Diagnostic has invented a revolutionary green technology COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) analyser capable of real-time accurate and sensitive (sub-ppm) COD analysis. The PeCOD™ technology represents a major step forward in COD analysis, on multiple levels. GREEN; no hazardous or toxic chemicals are required, only an electrolyte solution, unlike the standard dichromate method. FAST; analysis ...


    By Aqua Diagnostic

  • HACH LANGE offers free training clinics at WWEM 2012

    The HACH LANGE stands (Nos. 94, 95 & 96) at the WWEM 2012 exhibition in Telford on 7th and 8th November, will feature three free training sessions that will provide attendees with help and advice on how to maximise the benefits of testing and monitoring. Each clinic will provide technical help and advice supported by practical case studies. Automated TP, TN & COD analysis ...


  • Xylem showcases new solutions and live demonstrations at WEFTEC 2014

    Xylem Inc.will display its new and existing water solutions at the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2014, which takes place at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from September 29 through October 1. Show attendees can expect to see live demonstrations of the newest additions to Xylem’s expanding monitoring and control (M&C) ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Patented design of Moyno Annihilator improves cutting efficiency

    The Moyno® Annihilator™ is a twin shaft solids reduction grinder designed for trouble-free performance in meeting the broad needs of any industry requiring solids reduction or waste conditioning. The Annihilator’s field-proven, counter-rotating, hexagonal shaft design coupled with its 5-tooth, hardened steel cutters provide the maximum shredding strength necessary to process from 300 to 4,250 GPM ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • Xylem’s YSI product selected for prestigious Editor’s Choice Award

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that its YSI brand NiCaVis 700 Series IQ Sensor has been selected by Pollution Engineering magazine as an Editor’s Choice Award winner for 2013. The NiCaVis Sensor, used with the IQ SensorNet monitoring system claimed the top spot in the ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


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