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  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 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 ...

  • Draft of strict new wastewater regulations unveiled

    Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, recently announced that draft municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations are now available for public consultation. Once in force, these regulations will set standards for the discharge from all wastewater facilities in Canada. Minister Prentice made the announcement while touring the manufacturing plant at Filter Innovations Inc. in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wastewater Treatment and Recovery Systems Market to 2020 - Tightening Wastewater Discharge Regulations to Stimulate the Growth of Membrane Based Syste

    GBI Research’s new report, “Water Recycling Systems Market to 2020” discusses in detail the global water recycling system market. The report covers the market data and information on the global water recycling systems and highlights the key drivers, restraints and challenges affecting the water recycling industry. It also provides the global water recycling systems market ...


  • IR analysis helps industries comply with regulations for wastewater

    For over 30 years, the Clean Water Act has been governing water pollution. Initially the focus was on traditional “point source” polluters such as municipal sewage treatment plants and industrial facilities. The focus is now on the “non-point sources” such as Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) which are a major contributor to non-point source pollution. This is due to the increase in the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Frost & Sullivan: Regulations Favoring Water Treatment Sustain Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemical Market in Mexico

    The escalating use of water for industrial processes has spurred the need for water and wastewater treatment, boosting the demand for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in Mexico. Growing awareness on water legislations will continue to drive the market in the country, although major improvements in infrastructure are still required. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Xylem’s ozone treatment technology enables Zurich wastewater treatment plant meet new Swiss regulations on removal of micropollutants

    Xylem, (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, has been awarded a contract to provide advanced treatment technology to the Werdhölzli wastewater treatment plant in Zurich, the largest wastewater treatment facility in Switzerland serving 434,000 people. Xylem's ozone technology will enable the plant to meet new ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Canada and Quebec Propose Agreement on Wastewater Regulation

    On March 21, 2015, the Minister of the Environment (“Minister”) published a Notice of a proposed Agreement entitled “Canada–Quebec Agreement on Acts and Regulations Applicable to Quebec’s Municipal Wastewater Treatment Sector” (“proposed Agreement”). The Minister also published a draft “Order ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • 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

  • Power Generation From Wastewater Treatment Sludge Market - Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations And Key Country Analysis To 2020

    Power Generation from Wastewater Treatment Sludge Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the trends in major markets such as the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, China, France, the Netherlands and Canada.    Browse Report ...


  • 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 ...


  • Frost & Sullivan: Focus on Green Practices and Regulation Compliance Drives Water and Wastewater Treatment in Textile and Leather Industry

    Rising demand for textile and leather products is lending momentum to the water and wastewater treatment market in the global textile and leather industry. The growing importance of green practices and focus on reducing overall water footprint encourages the adoption of advanced treatment technologies. In addition, the need for the modernisation and upgrade of existing treatment facilities to ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Need for High-quality Process Water and Better Wastewater Treatment Regulations Increase the Demand for Membrane Modules in India

    Water scarcity in India, aggravated by the inefficient water management strategies of industries, is compelling industry players to change their water usage and treatment methods. Industries want high quality process water as well as wastewater treatment systems for compliance with regulations. The rising population and per capita consumption of water also necessitates increased water treatment. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Queensland Sewage Treatment Plant to Double Daily Wastewater Treatment Capacity with GE’s Wastewater Treatment Technology

    GE’s (NYSE: GE) high-performance LEAPmbr* membrane bioreactor (MBR) wastewater-treatment technology will be the centerpiece of an upgrade to Unitywater’s Maleny sewage treatment plant in Queensland, Australia, and is expected to allow the plant to double ...


    By General Electric

  • Meeting regulations and saving energy

    As today's plants struggle with aging infrastructure and increasingly stringent regulations as well as operations and energy costs, they are looking for cost-effective ways to upgrade their plants to meet current and future requirements. Whether treatment facilities need to rehabilitate, retrofit, upgrade or expand existing assets, Siemens offers sustainable solutions that help plants reduce ...


  • Growth prospects for Polish water and wastewater treatment market

    Propelled by an expanding industrial and manufacturing sector along with EU directives that stringently regulate wastewater and sludge quality, the water and wastewater treatment market in Poland is proving increasingly attractive. A wide range of opportunities exists for contractors, service providers, consultants as well as equipment and technology suppliers. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    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 ...


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