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  • EC takes legal action over Greece for lack of wastewater treatment & waste landfill problems

    The European Commission is taking legal action over two cases where Greece is violating EU legislation designed to protect human health and the environment against pollution from waste water and solid waste. In one case the Commission is launching an infringement procedure against Greece for not putting in place the required infrastructure for collecting and treating waste water in 12 towns and ...

  • Health problems uncovered by new research into wastewater reuse

    The reuse of treated wastewater can be a valuable resource in arid regions around the world, with water being reclaimed for irrigation, surface release, and groundwater recharge. But some contaminants in the water are being identified as health problems-- especially pharmaceutically active compounds (PhACs). New research reveals better understanding of the conditions in which PhACs accumulate and ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Efficient wastewater treatment for efficient engines

    Kompressorenbau Bannewitz GmbH (KBB) has decided that it will no longer have wastewater from its various processes collected by a waste management company. Instead, the Saxon company has opted to deploy a VACUDEST vacuum distillation system from H2O GmbH. The resulting annual savings amount to €40,000. What impression has the new system for zero liquid discharge production left at KBB GmbH? ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Wastewater treatment in breweries – INVENT’s process engineering solutions

    Wastewater coming from breweries is biologically and chemically heavily contaminated, the most important parameters being the biochemical oxygen requirement and sulfides that, when inadequately aerated, can lead to olfactory problems (hydrogen sulfide). The federal government’s central wastewater processing agency stipulates strict maximum permissible values for the direct discharge of a ...

  • Russian water and wastewater treatment market in full recovery

    The economic downturn had a moderate impact on the development of water and wastewater treatment market in Russia. However, the recovery has already started supported by financial programmes, increasing private investments in municipal and industrial sectors as well as urgent need to rehabilitate old and inefficient infrastructure. In fact, the Russian water and wastewater sector has been ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • DAS-Wastewater Treatment for an Argentinean soft drink producer

    Argentina is World Champion - World Champion of soft drink lovers. According to a study from Euro Monitor International, nowhere in the world are more of these soft drinks consumed. On average, each Argentinian drank 131 liters in 2012. Even in Chile (2nd place, 121 liters) and Mexico (3rd place, 119 liters) the drinks are popular. The South American soft drink producer Refres Now S.A. also ...

  • A Simple Solution for Degassing Problems

    Some chemicals are susceptible to giving off gas while being moved or pumped. This challenge is especially complicated when this gas could get trapped in a small volume pump. Then the pump would not move any liquid as the gas trapped in the pump chamber would expand and contract with each stroke without moving any liquid. Fortunately, this is an issue AquFlow can easily overcome. We have a ...


    By Aquflow

  • Xylem to supply ultraviolet treatment technologies to one of Europe’s largest wastewater treatment facilities

    Xylem has won a contract valued at approximately $2.75 million to supply Xylem’s Wedeco-brand ultraviolet (UV) technologies to a wastewater treatment facility in the Vigo region of southwest Spain. With a treatment capacity of 147,000 cubic meters per day, serving 800,000 people, the facility will be the largest bio-filtration and UV wastewater treatment plant in Spain. It will also be one ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Xylem to improve efficiency and reduce cost of wastewater treatment in Colombia

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has won a contract worth $517,000 to develop and install a secondary wastewater treatment solution that will eliminate effluent odor problems and significantly improve water quality in Tolu, a town located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The Xylem solution ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • ‘Poor gain’ from extra treatment of wastewater to remove pharmaceuticals

    A recent study compared the decentralised treatment of pharmaceutical contaminants in wastewater at hospitals with centralised treatment at conventional and upgraded wastewater plants. The results suggest that additional (post) treatments may not always provide significant benefits. Conventional wastewater plants are not designed to remove pharmaceuticals excreted from the human body. As ...

  • Xylem wins contract for major wastewater treatment plant in Brazil

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to supply treatment technology and systems for a new wastewater treatment plant in Brazil that will serve 60,000 people. Construction is currently underway with Xylem providing its Sanitaire® brand ICEAS (intermittent cycle ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By Weltec Biopower GmbH

  • Septic Tank Filters added to WTE wastewater treatment product range

    Waste Tech are proud to introduce Final Effluent and Septic Tank Filters to the UK. The big problem with septic tanks is that their soakaways block with suspended solids carried out of the tank and into the soakaway itself. These solids eventually ruin the soil porosity and the soakaway fails. The Wastewater Filter is fitted into the vertical part of the 'T' on the outlet pipe from the ...

  • Leading U.S. food manufacturer choose new technology for wastewater treatment

    Biowater Technology - March 1, 2013 - is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded its largest order for Biowater’s new cost effective CFIC® biofilm wastewater treatment system. The order comes from one of the leading private food manufacturers in the US. Today, a 1.7 million-gallon (6,435/l) aerated lagoon processes wastewater before discharge to the sewer authority ...


    By Biowater Technology AS

  • Xylem to Supply Pump Technology to Europe’s Largest Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Xylem Inc. announced today (June,18) that it has won a significant contract to supply its Flygt brand submersible pumps and monitoring and control technology as part of a project to upgrade Europe's largest (and the world’s second largest) wastewater treatment plant located near Paris, France. Xylem will supply the pumps and related accessories to recirculate water and sludge through basins ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Russian water and wastewater treatment market in full recovery

    The economic downturn had a moderate impact on the development of water and wastewater treatment market in Russia. However, the recovery has already started supported by financial programmes, increasing private investments in municipal and industrial sectors as well as urgent need to rehabilitate old and inefficient infrastructure. In fact, the Russian water and wastewater sector has been ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Agilent Technologies and Nanyang Technological University Collaborate on Wastewater Treatment Research

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Nanyang Technological University today announced they are collaborating on the development of new solutions for the biological treatment of wastewater. In this collaboration, the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), which leads NTU's efforts in water research, will use Agilent's bio-analytical instruments to study the impact of ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • LuminUltra`s biomass monitoring solutions for biological wastewater treatment free webinar

    In this webinar (Thursday, February 13, 2014 @ 2:00pm EST) , we'll give you a brief overview of the technology, how it compares to traditional microbiological testing methods and an in-depth overview of the capabilities of 2nd Generation ATP testing in Biological Wastewater Treatment. Sign up today! Learn how 2nd generation allows you to: Detect toxicity ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

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