wastewater treatment News

  • World Water Day 2017 - Wastewater Management

    The 22 March is celebrated World Water Day with the motto Wastewater. The goal of this initiative that emerged in 1993 is to raise awareness about the conservation and development of water resources. In  ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • DC Water and Xylem celebrate the installation of the first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

    Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, today presented to DC Water the first installation in North America of Flygt Concertor, the world's first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence.  DC Water, one of the nation's leading water and wastewater innovators, has a well-established track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies to evolve ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Successful WTW seminars in Greece

    At 14th and 16th of March, two customer seminars were held in Athens and Thessaloniki, attended by 80 customers each. The advantages of Online measuring equipment and the opportunities for process optimization were presented to the participants from municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants. With the optical calibration free oxygen sensor, the robust ISE ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Barrie Wastewater Treatment Facility

    Hydromantis is pleased to announce that the City of Barrie, through a competitive bid process, has selected Hydromantis’ industry leading GPS-X™ simulation platform for the Barrie Wastewater Treatment Facility.  The introduction of GPS-X™ is part of The City of Barrie’s continuing commitment to optimize plant operations and efficiencies while also providing the most ...

  • Frack wastewater treatment

    Natural gas producers and public water companies in the US race to meet the 19th May deadline, when they will no longer be able to release contaminated hydrofracking water into the state’s rivers. Altela has developed a technology, validated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the US Department of Energy (US DOE), which meets the new regulations for clean ...

  • Sustainable wastewater treatment plant

    Water Board Veluwe and engineering consultancy DHV have signed a Design & Build contract with a value of approximately 15 million euro for the replacement of the existing wastewater treatment plant at Epe with a new plant utilising DHV"s Nereda technology. The new treatment plant will be ...

  • Aerobic wastewater treatment at home

    Ozzi Kleen Domestic Wastewater Treatment System to replace Septic Sewerage Systems.The Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment System treats up to 2,000 litres of wastewater everyday. Operating on a continuing cyclic, fully aerobic basis, the wastewater treatment is highly effective and efficient, processing it into clear odourless irrigation water in a matter of hours.The Ozzi Kleen RP10 is the only one of ...

  • Online course on wastewater treatment

    Covering topics such as wastewater characterisation, organic material removal and process control, the course is intended for professionals in private, public and academic institutions and NGOs. The deadline for receipt of applications for the online Biological Wastewater Treatment course provided by UNESCO-IHE is 1st March. Over the past twenty years, the knowledge and understanding of ...

  • Wastewater Term: Primary Treatment

    Definition Primary treatment separates suspended solids and greases from wastewater, usually following screening or other preliminary treatments in a wastewater plant.  Clarifiers or septic tanks are typical devices used for primary treatment.  In a clarifier, wastewater is held in a quiet tank for several hours allowing the particles to settle to the bottom and the greases to float to ...

  • Oily wastewater treatment

    Vegetable oil processing plants and the catering trade often generate a large amount of oil-containing wastewater, which causes serious environmental problems. An article in Water Science and Technology examines the feasibility of treating such WW using an integrated microfiltration-reverse osmosis (MF-RO) process. In recent years, large quantities of effluents have been produced by the vegetable ...

  • Wastewater treatment works extension

    ITT Corporation has been awarded a USD32 million contract by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for the Phase II extension of Qatar"s Doha South Sewage Treatment Works. The contract covers the design and supply of an additional eight of ITT"s Sanitaire sequence batch reactors (SBRs), which will increase the wastewater treatment capacity of the Doha South plant by 92 million litres per day. Also ...


  • Wastewater treatment process standardised

    EnviroChemie has been using tailor-made Envochem systems to produce high-quality solutions for the physico-chemical treatment of wastewater from different industrial sectors for more than 30 years.    The company has standardised two production series of the Envochem plant group for the international market to ensure that the plants are of consistent high quality and the projects ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Infographic Wastewater Treatment

    Wastewater treatment includes many different steps until the cleaned water can be discharged to further use. Our infographic shows the important steps in the classic wastewater treatment process. See all  steps from wastewater intake  to the wastewater treatment plant discharge into the receiving water. See also the steps of gas and sludge ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Zunyi wastewater treatment plant development

    Hyflux has been awarded a concession by the Government of Zunyi City pursuant to an open bid to develop a wastewater treatment plant to treat up 150,000m3 of domestic wastewater per day for Zunyi City in north Guizhou province, China. Hyflux, through its subsidiary in China, will develop the project on a Build-Own-Transfer ("BOT") arrangement. Besides undertaking the design and engineering, ...

  • PCPs and endocrine disrupters in wastewater treatment

    Aqua Enviro is organising a training on the Fate of Pharmaceutical Personal Care Products and Endocrine Disrupters in Wastewater Treatment on 16th February in Leeds (UK). Aim is to understand the potential risk of these materials to the aquatic environment, learn about the necessity to remove these compounds and identify business opportunities for removal technologies and strategies.  As ...

  • Wastewater treatment improved near Lyon

    A completely renovated sewage plant was inaugurated at Pierre-Bénite, south of Lyon, at the end of March, after five years' work. The new plant has been enlarged from 11 to 17 hectares, and modernised in an ...


  • AD wastewater treatment technology launched

    Celje, Slovenia. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is being used in a new generation of wastewater treatment plant being marketed by EKO GEA, a Slovenian manufacturer of biological products for the waste sector. The plant incorporates a simple design with a small footprint and requires no power whatsoever. At its core is specially-sourced “tuff” bio-media and EKO GEA’s proprietary bio-active marine algae ...


    By Eco Gea - Nejc Dordic SpA

  • Wastewater treatment lowers pathogen levels

    A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Arizona has tracked the incident of pathogens in biosolids over a 19 year period in one major U.S. city. In the same study, the researchers also analyzed pathogen levels in biosolids at 18 wastewater treatment plants in the United States. Their analysis indicates pathogens levels have dropped since the implementation of federal ...

  • Increase profitability by improving wastewater treatment?

    Absolutely; by streamlining work procedures, training operators to improve their skills & optimizing equipment and instrument use! Read the full interview with Dan Theobald ...

  • New trends in wastewater treatment technologies

    Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and also hydrogen peroxide. The efficacy of cavitational reactors can be signi?cantly enhanced by combining cavitation with other ...


    By PC GlobeCore

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