wastewater treatment News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Wineries Saving Big in Wastewater Treatment

    Successfully Treating Winery Wastewater Save $135k Treating Winery Wastewater Many smaller wineries have outgrown their septic tanks, and larger wineries have outgrown their treatment ponds, a BioReactor gives increased capacity at a fraction of the cost of ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Proposals provided by experts in wastewater treatment

    The design and construction of wastewater treatment installations in small municipalities and communities, as well as in industrial applications has always been a difficult task, because these installations are not large enough to justify the construction of the necessary works to achieve the required treatment level imposed by more stringent environmental regulations. Proposals from EEC EUROPE ...


  • Wastewater treatment through Thai wetlands

    The WATER project, coordinated by WWF, STEO and WWT and funded by the European Commission, promotes wetland technology as a sustainable solution for water purification for Vientiane, Laos, bringing additional benefits for flood control, biodiversity and for the people reliant on marsh products. The That Luang Marsh, sited on the eastern edge of Vientiane, has traditionally provided vital ...


  • 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 ...

  • Wastewater treatment from fluorine and nitrocompounds

    We continue to cover the topic of wastewater treatment from different hazardous components. Today we will adumbrate wastewater treatment from fluorine and nitrocompounds WASTEWATER TREATMENT FROM FLUORINE AND NITROCOMPOUNDS   Fluorine-containing wastewater  The wastewater from ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Remarkable Wastewater Treatment Results Achieved

    Flocculating Agents have long been utilized to affect relatively remarkable wastewater treatment. The separation of the solids from the liquid is the essence of wastewater treatment. The Integrated Engineers line of flocculating agents dubbed Floccin™ has gone beyond remarkable to extraordinary. Industrial Wastewater ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Sterile wastewater treatment with vacuum distillation

    Hygiene requirements are growing increasingly strict in many sectors, and the treatment of industrial wastewater is no exception. The vacuum distillation process in particular has to deal with the question of sterile treatment and subsequent storage of water obtained from the process. The mere possibility of reintroducing wastewater into the production process makes it imperative to prevent ...


    By H2O 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, ...

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