wastewater treatment News

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect drinking water consumers. In challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Effluent Limitation Guidelines for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Carbon-neutral wastewater treatment plant

    Aquaviva will treat wastewater from eight districts in the Cannes Basin: Auribeau sur Siagne, Cannes, Le Cannet, Mandelieu, Mougins, Pégomas, La Roquette sur Siagne and Théoule sur Mer. Designed in line with high-quality environmental (HQE) standards, the future wastewater treatment plant, with a capacity of 300,000 inhabitant equivalents, represents a genuine technological and environmental ...

  • 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 ...


  • Renewable energy solutions for wastewater treatment

    Nexterra Systems Corp., a Vancouver-based supplier of biomass gasification solutions, and ANDRITZ, an Austrian market leader for customized plants, process technologies, have formed a strategic alliance to market drying solutions fuelled by renewable biomass energy from municipal wastewater treatment plants. The combination of Nexterra gasification technologies with Andritz biosolids dryers will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wastewater treatment recycles greenhouse gases

    A laboratory model for dewatering waste-activated sludge (WAS) in two stages - flotation (using recycled greenhouse gases) followed by filtration (using a simple compression cell for dewatering WAS) - has been successfully introduced. Development of full-scale wastewater treatment which also reduces greenhouse gases could follow. Published in the Journal of Water and Climate Change, experiments ...

  • Cavitational technology in wastewater treatment process

    Cavitation is one such recent technique which has been found to be substantially beneficial in wastewater treatment. "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 ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • 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

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment

    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 ...


  • 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 ...

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