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  • WRAS approved

    C.S.G Valve Division part of the Castings Services Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of quality civil engineering products has secured WRAS approval, from the UK’s Water Industry Fittings Approval Scheme on their range of butterfly valves. This accreditation means that CSG can now supply this product range to potable water applications across all UK water PLCs. Water fittings ...

  • EPDM and Butyl WRAS approvals

    White Cross Rubber Products, UK, has secured Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) approval on new EPDM and Butyl sheeting formulations to complement its existing Butylite product ranges. The approvals certify ‘materials have passed full tests of effect on water quality for use in the manufacture of water fittings and water installations and their assembly, connection, disconnection and ...

  • WRAS Approved Pumps and Valves

    Here at T-T we are continually striving to meet the highest standards with a range of WRAS approved pumps and valves to suit clean water applications. When installing a product which will transfer or receive water from the public mains water supply in the UK, it is a criminal offence if it does not comply with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations or Scottish Byelaws.  Both ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Award winning WRAS-approved AJPR50 pre-rinse saves up to 25% water!

    The AquaJet range now includes the innovative AJPR50 pre-rinse which provides a very easy-to-clean, easy-to-use pre-rinse, with outstanding durability due to its unique design. When connected to a potable cold water supply in the prep area, many designers specify the ‘50’ for the preparation area to pre-wash food, as well. The AJPR50 can also be fitted with a water-saving head – at no extra cost ...

  • Bioenergy crops likely to be more invasive

    Whilst there is interest in bioenergy as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels, there is also concern about its environmental impact. A recent study demonstrates that potential bioenergy crops in Hawaii are 2 to 4 times more likely to be invasive than other plants. The EU climate action and renewable energy package has set a target of increasing the share of renewables in energy use to 20 per ...

  • Fluid Dynamics wins contract to supply hard water anti scaling conditioners in Jordan

    British water treatment company Fluid Dynamics has won a contract to supply water conditioners to a large residential development in Jordan. The development being built by DAMAC is situated in downtown Amman Jordan. The 14 Conditioners will provide non chemical protection against scaling caused by hard water throughout the complex. Established 40 years ago Fluid Dynamics is the world’s ...

  • Biofuel crops `can invade tropical ecosystems`

    Biofuel crops are more likely than other plants to become invasive in tropical and subtropical ecosystems worldwide, scientists have found. They say that a weed risk assessment (WRA) — which examines a plant's biology, geographic origin, known pest status and behaviour — can be used to predict whether a species of biofuel crop will become invasive, enabling countries to avoid environmental and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Iowa Water and Wastewater Operators Seek SEP Certification in New Pilot Program

    The Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) and Des Moines Water Works have committed to participate in the Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program as the first members of a new program pilot. SEP recognizes facilities that meet the ISO 50001 global energy management standard and demonstrate improved energy performance. A third-party verifies the achievements. AMO's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Fluid Dynamics in line hard water Scale inhibitor receives NSF Approval

    Fluid Dynamics is a leading manufacturer of in line hard water scale inhibitors for preventing scaling caused by hard water. With customers such as Kimberly Clark, Proctor and Gamble, Waitrose, Walmart and Marks and Spencers. The Company has just received NSF 61-G accreditation for its 4” Colloid-A-Tron Catalytic Scale prevention unit. NSF 61-G signifies that the product is approved under ...

  • How Enduramaxx is helping microbreweries to pull the perfect pint

    With close to 1000 microbreweries opening throughout the UK since the start of the century, the trend of smaller, independent brewers producing their own better tasting, better value beers does not look set to slow. At the heart of any brewery lies good equipment and Enduramaxx manufactures a range of cone bottom tanks and WRAS-approved plastic water tanks ideal for brewing operations. Enduramaxx ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Angus Wellmaster: first in sector to achieve regulation 31 approval

    Geoquip Water Solutions, specialist supplier to water related industries, announces that Angus Wellmaster is the first flexible rising main system to be approved by the Secretary of State under Regulation 31 of the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 for use in potable water applications. This approval, following closely on the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) approval ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Wastewater Processing Using Cone Bottom Tanks

    With water being an extremely valuable commodity, no wonder that companies in a broad array of sectors are looking at ways to reduce and reuse their water and, besides rainwater harvesting tanks, wastewater management often looks to processing and recycling of grey water using separation tanks, or cone bottom tanks. As well as being used as a storage tank, Cone Bottom ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Des Moines Wastewater Reclamation Authority selects HDR for US$40m combined sewer project

    The Des Moines Wastewater Reclamation Authority has selected the HDR architectural, engineering and consulting firm to address significant combined sewer overflow issues. HDR will evaluate and select the most appropriate treatment technologies; design and provide construction phase engineering as well as observation services for a combined sewer solids separation facility.   The ...


  • Potable Tanks For Drinking Water Storage

    With all of the recent talk surrounding water restrictions in farming, from abstraction restrictions, the EU water directive and impending mains water rate rises, we’ve raised the subject of rainwater tanks a great deal, but what about water fit for human consumption? The Enduramaxx range of potable tanks can store water, including mains water for human consumption, thanks to them being ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Leading global water organizations launch new journal

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF), WateReuse Association (WRA), and the WateReuse Research Foundation (WRRF) today announced the launch of a new trade and professional journal, World Water: Water Reuse & Desalination™. The collaborative journal, designed to address the growing informational, technical and operational needs of global water reuse and desalination professionals, will ...

  • Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Calls For Water Research Partnerships

    The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has launched a new £1.5m initiative to address challenges identified across the UK agriculture and horticulture industries relating to the management of rotations, soil structure and water. The AHDB has combined funds from the potatoes, cereals and oilseeds, dairy and horticulture sectors, something that has provided the required ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Formatank Refurbishes Water Storage Tanks to Ship Shape Condition

    Formatank Ltd recently refurbished two water storage tanks on board a pipe lay and heavy lift vessel. The onboard engineers had noted deterioration of the coating, and walls of their fresh water hydrophore tanks, and relayed the diagnosis to Formatank. Understanding the importance of dependable water supply on board an industrial vessel, and challenges with replacing the tanks, Formatank ...


    By Formatank Limited

  • Fluid Dynamics win major non chemical water conditioning contract in London

    The Larner Road redevelopment in Erith, Kent is a large project involving the demolition of old blocks of flats and their replacement with 220 brand new one and two bedroomed apartments. Fluid Dynamics MagCAT and Biokleen non chemical water conditioning systems have been chosen for the water treatment in the new four tower blocks being built Preventing Scaling London is a very hard water area and ...

  • Cone tanks a versatile tank ideal for rainwater brewing molasses liquid fertiliser and more

    For those seeking a versatile tank with many applications, full drain cone bottom tanks, or cone tanks in short, may just be the solution. Available in sizes ranging from 1360 litres to 21000 litres, Enduramaxx cone tanks can be used as a vertical rainwater tank, through to brewing applications and chemical and fertilizer storage tanks. Used as a plastic water tank, Enduramaxx Cone Tanks come ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Environment friendly hard water scale preventers from Fluid Dynamics chosen for scale prevention for worldwide projects

    Fluid Dynamics the leading providers of systems for prevention of scaling caused by hard water have won contracts from all over the world for their MagCAT, Scaletron and Colloid-A-Tron non chemical catalytic water conditioning systems. With more that 250,000 installations since 1973 the latest contracts listed below demonstrate the expansion of use of the Fluid Dynamics Catalytic technology for ...

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