Waste Treatment Articles

  • Eco-innovation success project - Case Study

    SCFI was awarded funding under the EU’s Eco-innovation initiative to develop commercial opportunities for AquaCritox including the creation of a demonstrator unit which will help to position the technology at the forefront of the global waste treatment industry. ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • 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

  • Waste Water Batch Treatment System

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment Batch Treatment Systems (BTS) are intended for lower daily volumes of wastewater typically less than 10,000 gallons per day and designed to “batch” treat wastewater from start to finish at one time. In a batch treatment system, a volume of wastewater is gathered, treated by chemical / physical / biological means, and discharged. Storage ...


    By Water Innovations, Inc

  • Production of uniform and dry paramagnetic beads

    Encapsulator B-390 / B-395 pro: Manufacturing of dry spherical monodisperse paramagnetic beads having a size of around 300 µm at laboratory scale This application note describes the production of spherical and uniform magnetic beads having an average size of approximately 300 μm in diameter. They can be used in a variety of applications including catalysis, purification, ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Intelligent valve actuators assist compliance

    The stringent regulation of the water and waste treatment industry demands more efficiency and improvements in process performance. A key area is the elimination of unexpected breakdowns and interruptions to processes which can have quality, environmental and financial ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Waste treatment Wernsing Anaerobic Digestion Plant (Germany)

    Wernsing biogas plant Addrup The Wernsing biogas plant was one of the first biogas weser-ems plants to treat waste from food industry since its commission in 2001. Up to 200 tonnes of white cabbage and potatoes waste are used as main input material per day. In addition to the biogas plant, the facilities owned by the Wernsing group include a waste water treatment plant to treat the sewage ...

  • A consideration of waste treatment in metropolitan Bangkok based on long-term social environmental accounting

    This research targets the waste treatment system in the metropolitan area of Bangkok, Thailand (hereafter referred to as ‘metropolitan Bangkok’) and attempts to restructure the previous environmental assessment model which anticipates future uncertainties. The research also proposes guidelines for the social environmental accounting theory. Basically, the restructured environmental assessment ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Criterion catalyst co. case study

    Criterion is the world's largest supplier of catalysis for hydroprocessing, including hydrotreating applications.  The company is also a leading supplier of reforming and specialty catalysis for the refining industry. Criterion's facility in Azusa, CA installed a Tri-NOx Mult-Chem scrubber with a 3000 cfm capacity at 250 lbs/hr of NOx. The system has four polypropylene columns, three of ...

  • Dairy

    Problem: The Dairy Plant was experiencing difficulties with their waste activated treatment plant due to overloading. Solution: After a very successful trial, the customer installed a Hydrocal CAF to remove as much of the suspended solids, fats, oils and greases (up to 95 - 98%) as necessary to stabilize the biological plant. The CAF 25 and balance ...


    By HydroCal Inc.

  • Iowa pork processing plant eliminates waste water treatment odor and reduces odor control costs

    The Problem - Increasing encroachment by new neighbors began causing problems for an Iowa pork processing facility. Though the plant had been there for more than 20 years, new neighbors complained about odors stemming from the waste treatment and composting operations at the plant. The "loud" and frequent complaints of the neighbors brought tremendous regulatory pressure down on the facility. ...


    By Benzaco Scientific, Inc.

  • Seropédica landfill

    The Seropédica landfill is located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Since the closure of the 130-hectare big Gramacho landfill, Seropédica now receives over 6,000 tons of waste per day. Seropédica is the most modern solid waste treatment center in Brazil and Hofstetter has been awarded the biogas treatment process, as well as the set up of a flaring system at the landfill. ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • GRP Tank Failure

    CPS was contacted by a large waste treatment company after the catastrophic failure of a grp tank had caused major damage and halted production at the plant. The initial tank failure led to the failure of a second grp tank and compromised the integrity of the existing civils bund. Initial work involved a site clean up and disposal of the failed tanks and bund. New Polypropylene pipework was ...

  • ACCRA: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Accra (the capital of Ghana) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the environment without adequate treatment; this is likely to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • DOUALA: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Douala (Cameroon) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the environment without adequate treatment; this is likely ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • DAR ES SALAAM: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania’s largest city) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the environment without ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • ANTANANARIVO: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Antananarivo (the capital of Madagascar) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • HARARE: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Harare (the capital city of Zimbabwe) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the environment without adequate ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • BRAZZAVILLE: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Brazzaville (capital of the Republic of the Congo) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • BAMAKO: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Bamako (the capital of Mali) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the environment without ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • KADUNA: Sanitation Status

    Sanitation provision in Kaduna (capital of Kaduna State in north-central Nigeria) is grossly deficient, as in most cities in sub-Saharan Africa: most people do not have access to a hygienic toilet; large amounts of faecal waste are discharged to the environment without ...


    By IWA Publishing

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