wastewater process control News

  • Ultra-compact wastewater plant in Venice lagoon

    An extremely compact wastewater treatment plant on Sant'Erasmo island in the Venice lagoon features high-throughput filtration membranes made by PCI Membranes – a business unit of ITT Flow Control. The sidestream bioreactor configuration employed is one of around 100 in the Venice area employing this filtering technology. Venice's wastewater treatment network is highly distributed, with ...

  • EnviClear purifies contaminated wastewater at biogas plants

    Individual solutions are the driving force behind A3 Water Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of EnviTec Biogas AG. As an internationally active water treatment specialist, the company, based in Gelsenkirchen and Saerbeck, has just developed an innovative and environmentally friendly membrane bioreactor process in conjunction with EnviClear that purifies contaminated surface waters for biogas plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • The principles of aeration & mixing utilizing process aerator technology

    Aeration and mixing are necessary elements for aerobic biological wastewater treatment processes to maintain a healthy, stabilized biological population and thus, insure optimal treatment of the wastewater assuming there is adequate contact time and substrate available. In the design of wastewater treatment plants, aeration typically involves supply of both oxygen and mixing. Aeration is a large ...

  • Innovyze Releases SCADAWatch for Smart Water Grids: Brings All Key Performance Metrics Together in the Control Room for Proactive Decision-Making and Business Process Optimization

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of SCADAWatch. This powerful network data management and business optimization tool for water supply and distribution systems turns traditional offline ...


    By Innovyze

  • International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) 2018

    Join us at the International Production & Processing Expo from January 30-February 1 to learn how we can help improve your food processing wastewater treatment.  We will be at booth C1401 and will be featuring our aspirator, so you can see our equipment in action. You can also learn more about the ...

  • Macrotek Offers Innovative H2S Scrubbing Process

    Air pollution control provider Macrotek Inc. is offering SULFCAT™, its innovative scrubbing process for industrial gases, to its worldwide clients. This H2S scrubbing technology can be used for a wide range of applications in a variety of industries.   Macrotek’s advanced, regenerative, H2S ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • MBR Wastewater Treatment Plant in a Touristic Resort

    COMS has recently commissioned an MBR wastewater treatment plant in a touristic resort (Maho Reef) with the total capacity of 720 m3/d and averagely 3600 persons served, composed by means of N. 6 40’ equipped containers. The main function of the commissioned plant is to ensure an high quality of the treated wastewater combined with energy saving solution and, considering the touristic ...


    By COMS s.r.l.

  • Keeping wastewater treatment self-contained...and portable

    In 2010, Active Water Sciences (AWS) of Palestine, Texas won the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for their portable, self-contained wastewater-treatment system, the Water Phoenix. The ability to convert municipal wastewater into effluent that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards in less than 24 hours with a result of little to no sludge is a big deal, not only to the ...

  • New BITControl Wastewater Treatment Plants for Lagos

    Two SBR plants for 6,000 and 36,000 PE are planned by BITControl for the Lagos State Wastewater Management Office. As we have only dry weather systems with a defined amount of wastewater, the systems are designed as sequencing batch activated sludge systems (SBR). Carbon and nitrogen elimination combined with simultaneous aerobic sludge stabilization is required.  At these systems energy ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • Rabbit`s food decreases Estrogen Wastewater levels

    The November 2010 issue of Environmental Pollution details successful experiments at the University of Cincinnati where rabbit's food resulted in the abiotic (non-biological) transformation and absorption of four different types of estrogen, reducing the levels of these estrogen hormones by more than 80% in wastewater. Currently, estrogen in wastewater represents a major conduit for the entry of ...


  • New wastewater treatment technology to produce less sludge

    A major environmental challenge for wastewater treatment is the disposal of excess sludge produced during the process. The LIFE Perbiof project has been developing and testing a technology that will help to overcome this challenge. Results demonstrate it can perform highly effective treatment of municipal wastewater (removing 80% of the organic content) while producing low levels of sludge. ...

  • Pilot MBR technology for refinery wastewater treatment

    Members of PERF (Petroleum Environmental Research Forum) have selected Siemens Water Technologies to provide a Petro membrane bioreactor (MBR) pilot unit to test the viability of such technology in treating refinery wastewater. This will be one of the first full-scale operational MBR processes for treating refinery wastewater in the world. The results of this pilot testing will be used to ...


  • PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. celebrates 25th anniversary

    A Department of Energy grant helped fund the development of the company’s initial technology, the separation of clean coal from coal refuse.  This process technology fostered the company’s development of its core product line, a high capacity dewatering filter (belt filter press) capable of efficiently dewatering fine particle slurries. The success of this dewatering technology established ...

  • EUR 400m for wastewater treatment and water protection in Wallonia

    The European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s financing institution, and Société Publique de Gestion de l’Eau (SPGE) met for the third time to sign a loan contract, as the EIB is providing a long-term loan of EUR 400m to SPGE for wastewater treatment, the protection of water catchment areas and priority sewerage and drainage works. Recognising the need to preserve one of its natural resources, in ...

  • WMFTG completes process pump range for industrial applications

    With the addition of two larger models, Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has now completed its range of process pumps ...

  • Thailand - water pollution control industry

    The current total market size for wastewater treatment is estimated at about $1.533 billion USD, with an average growth rate of about 10% per year (government sector $613 million USD, private sector $920 million USD). In general, construction and engineering services costs are 85% of the project with the remaining 15% for equipment. Thus, the market for wastewater treatment equipment is about ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Process systems event poised to be centre for global interaction

    SINGAPORE – Returning for its 8th staging is PSA 2006, Asia’s Most Established International Exhibition on Fluid, Air & Gas Handling Systems Incorporating Fluid Power and Control Systems & Instrumentation. Scheduled to be held at Singapore Expo, the event will open its doors to local and international industry players from 4 to 7 July 2006. The longest running and most established edition of ...


  • Siemens boosts competitiveness in the process industry through digitalization

    Siemens helps customers to integrate their systems across the entire plant lifecycle Standardized data environment from engineering and operation through to optimization Focus on the digital plant, modularization and optimized production Based on the slogan "From Integrated Engineering to Integrated Operation – Discover the Potential of Digitalization" Siemens is ...


    By Siemens AG

  • WWEM 2012 announces details of process monitoring conference

    The organisers of WWEM 2012 have announced details of the process monitoring conference that will take place at the Telford event on 7th November 2012. Entitled ‘2012 Update on Regulation and Certification’ the presentations will be of interest to any municipal or industrial organisation with a discharge consent, in addition to consultants, contractors, instrument manufacturers, ...

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...


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