wastewater scum News

  • Innovation in scum removal

    Nowadays de-nitrification brings an increasing amount of surface scum to wastewater treatment processes. In rectangular sedimentation tanks where surface scum skimming is realised with a scum pipe, the amount of water needed to carry the scum in the pipes is approximately five times greater than that required by the new surface scum removal system introduced by Finnchain Oy of Rauma, Finland. 80% ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Veolia wastewater treatment technology for Peacehaven

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies are constructing a major new process plant at Peacehaven Wastewater Treatment Works, part of Southern Water’s £300m environmental project to bring cleaner seas to Sussex.  The works, being built by 4Delivery Limited, will treat wastewater for a population equivalent of up to 300,000, using Veolia’s Multiflo™ lamella clarifiers ...


  • Texas Wastewater Plant Replaces Brushes With WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems

    GillTrading.com, Inc. of Beaverton, OR is pleased to announce the installation of 6 WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems at the City of Longview wastewater treatment plant in Texas. The local representative, Hartwell Environmental Corp., was instrumental in officiating the changeover from mechanical brush devices to fully automated WeirWasher spray systems to effectively control the daily ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Aquatech and AECOM working in partnership pioneering biological wastewater treatment innovative technology in India.

    Pune, INDIA– AECOM’s design-build business in the UK has signed an exclusive agreement with Aquatech Systems Asia, for its biological treatment technology for industrial and municipal applications in the Indian market. Aquatech Systems Asia, based in Pune, India, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aquatech International, USA. “Following extensive screening of the market for the ...

  • Brentwood Industries Acquires Polytech Corp

    Polytech Corporation’s expertise in helical skimmers and scum pipes will enhance Brentwood Industries overall product portfolio and provide additional market opportunities. The acquisition of Polytech’s technology and knowledge of non-metallic and metallic helical skimmers and rotating scum pipe skimmers will add to Brentwood Industries product offerings for a complete range of ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Finnchain Delivered 128 Scraper Systems to Athens Municipal WWTP in Psyttalia

    In 2001 FINNCHAIN and JOINT VENTURE (THEMELIODOMI S.A. - ELLINIKI TECHNODOMIKI S.A. - ATHENA S.A. - PASSAVANT MASCHINENTECHNIK GmbH - GIOVANNI PUTIGNANO & FIGLI S.R.L.) signed a contract for delivery of 128 Finnchain scraper systems to Psyttalia Wastewater Treatment Plant. The main reasons for this decision were FINNCHAIN's long experience and know-how of non-metallic chain scrapers and ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Nefco™ expands into Eastern European markets

    NEFCO, Incorporated, a privately held company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is pleased to announce its new strategic alliance with Ecometec Gmbh of Munich, Germany. Ecometec is a trading company marketing products to the oil, medical, water and wastewater industries. It will have responsibility for promoting NEFCO's engineered fiberglass products in the established markets of ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • NEFCO™ expands into eastern European markets

    NEFCO, Incorporated, a privately held company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is pleased to announce its new strategic alliance with Ecometec Gmbh of Munich, Germany Ecometec is a trading company marketing products to the oil, medical, water and wastewater industries. It will have responsibility for promoting NEFCO’s engineered fiberglass products in the established markets of ...


    By NEFCO, Inc.

  • No-nonsense Landia EradiGator Pump sends grease and rags packing at the creek

    Grease and rags that were playing havoc with top-entry mixers at a Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lexington, Kentucky have been quelled by the installation of a Landia EradiGator. Designed with a mixing nozzle and Landia’s bladed chopper system, the EradiGator has been installed at West Hickman Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, where in the harsh environment of a scum pit it tackles ...

  • Introducing BioSTEP®: a step up for small-diameter sewer systems

    After years of R&D testing and careful product packaging, Bio-Microbics, Inc. introduces the BioSTEP® screened pumping system, an affordable, low-maintenance pump package designed to transfer screened liquids in numerous small-diameter, decentralized collection applications. Builders and developers directly benefit from the use of BioSTEP in low-lying areas, hilly terrain and areas with poor ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Moyno 2000 CC pump offers versatility and cost-efficiency

    The Moyno 2000 CC pump provides unmatched performance in a competitively priced, compact, close-coupled configuration. It is designed for municipal and industrial applications where close-coupled configurations are preferred, but the robustness of a gear joint drive is needed. The Moyno 2000 CC features a sealed gear-type universal joint drive train and optimized rotor/stator pumping element ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • VA Teknik is pleased to announce MEPS will be the exclusive distributor for its range of products in the UK

    MEPS will be the exclusive distributor for VA Teknik range of products in the UK. VA Teknik has a long-standing reputation for robust and reliable products for the water and wastewater treatment markets. Our focus on high quality standard products manufactured in our own LEAN manufacturing facilities meet MEPS's core objectives to be ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • High-end sludge treatment solutions for demanding applications

    DEWACO LTD offers solutions to the world's most complex sludge treatment problems. The company can also help to reduce environmental impacts and substantially improve efficiency in producing bioenergy from waste.  The company provides complete sludge thickening, dewatering and sludge removal systems. Its combined process ...


    By Dewaco Ltd

  • Ozzi Kleen Grey Water Recycling System - Every new home should have one!

    This innovative new product allows you to re-use your grey water (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on your gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. Right now this is so important with low water levels, and water prices and council restrictions on the increase. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's design allows it to be virtually invisible when buried ...

  • Reclaim your water with Ozzi Kleen Greywater Treatment Systems

    This innovative new product allows you to re-use your grey water (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on the gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. This is very important in a time when water levels are low and strict council restrictions apply on water usage. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's design allows it to be virtually invisible when buried in ...

  • Ozzi Kleen Grey Water Recycling System - Every new home should have one!

    This innovative new product allows you to re-use your grey water (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on your gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. Right now this is so important with low water levels, and water prices and council restrictions on the increase. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's design allows it to be virtually invisible when buried ...

  • New generation efficiency piston-bubble gas mixer for anaerobic digester and other process tanks at WEFTEC

    From the inventor of gas piston-bubble draft tube mixers comes the new, patented Claro Big Bubble Gun Mixer that significantly reduces sludge disposal volumes and disposal costs, provides greater volatile solids destruction and overall biogas production, reduces sludge dewatering costs and presents almost no oversight or maintenance requirements. Already implemented at large and small wastewater ...


    By Claro Inc

  • Cleaning Worcester`s water without breaking the bank

    New England's second largest city is working towards better control of polluted stormwater to its streams, ponds and lakes with a newly proposed draft stormwater permit, developed jointly by the U.S. EPA and the state of Massachusetts. Formally proposed Friday after two years of discussions, the permit is intended to provide improved environmental protection in the city of Worcester, population ...

  • Algae: Biofuel of the future?

    In the world of alternative fuels, there may be nothing greener than pond scum. Algae are tiny biological factories that use photosynthesis to transform carbon dioxide and sunlight into energy so efficiently that they can double their weight several times a day. As part of the photosynthesis process algae produce oil and can generate 15 times more oil per acre than other plants used for biofuels, ...

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