Biofilm Control News

  • Today is World Water Day!

    Every day, water scarcity drives more and more companies to develop green policies regarding water utilization. Although it is a big improvement for the environment is not exempt from challenges for the RO/UF systems. Kurita and its new biofilm control agent, Kuriverter IK-110, assurance the good performance of the membranes, reducing CIP and restoring and maintaining the permeate flow.  ...


    By Kurita

  • Veolia to supply raw water and demineralized water systems for Hickory Run Energy power station

    The 1,000 mega-watt combined-cycle natural gas facility, located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, is currently in the construction phase with a commercial operation date of April 2020.  When completed, Hickory Run will provide efficient, clean and reliable power to the PJM Electric Market.    The 5,000-gpm Raw Water Treatment System at Hickory Run will incorporate Veolia’s ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

  • Paper machine increase 10% paper production using Dilurit® System CaR as Deposit Control Agent

    Uncontrolled microbiological activity and deposit formation in paper production can cause several concerns, such as dramatically decreased of productivity, presence of bad odor and efficacy losses due to spoiled coating colors or additive. Kurita, with a well-known experience in biofilm and deposit control in water and paper systems, approached the situation with the innovative Dilurit® ...


    By Kurita

  • Veolia chosen to supply MBBR technology for ammonia removal to City of Palmer, Alaska

    The City of Palmer WWTF has chosen Veolia’s MBBR system to provide ammonia removal capabilities to ensure the cleanest effluent possible is discharged into the northernmost channel of the Matanuska River. The MBBR is a very effective nitrification solution that is easy to operate and control, and is a high performance technology for cold weather applications. Veolia’s design built in ...

  • Kuriverter IK 110 – biofilm control agent for membranes – the latest revolution in Reverse Osmosis treatment

    Kuriverter IK 110 is a biofilm control agent that offers you the unique and patented solution against the biological grow in Membrane Systems. The use of the product has a direct impact in the reduction of the cleaning processes and the cost factor for man power, chemicals and standby times, that leads to a reduction of the total cost of operation. See more information ...


    By Kurita

  • Wastewater Treatment: Dual DAF & MBBR system by PEWE, LLC

    The new YIBO, Inc. facility in Warrenton MO is the firm's first US production plant.  Using state of the art equipment they will manufacture 26 varieties of soy sauce products for the commercial market.  Five gallon containers will be distributed nationwide.  As a discharge requirement the local POTW requested a wastewater plant for effluent control prior to release.  Without ...

  • Headworks Employs MBBR Technology at the Seabee Gold Mine Operation

    Headworks, a leading provider of advanced wastewater treatment processes and equipment for municipal and industrial facilities globally, is pleased to announce that its fully owned subsidiary Headworks BIO™ Inc. has been awarded a contract by Claude Resources Inc (“Claude Resources”) to deploy the Company’s innovative Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology to treat ...


    By Headworks Inc.

  • Vote for Ursula

    Genesys founder, Ursula Annunziata, is up for re-election to the European Desalination Society (EDS) board of directors for 2012-2014. She has already served on the board for a number of years, helping Miriam Balaban with organising exhibitions and conferences and reviewing abstracts and papers. She is currently the EDS’s vicepresident and represents the society at the International ...

  • Biofilm control a simple powerful disinfectant

    Summary -Industrial fluid processing operations can face a number of serious problems due to bacterial biofilms. Biofilm-induced corrosion, mechanical blockages and impedance of heat transfer processes result in huge monetary losses each year. In engineered systems, additional risks of biofilm-mediated contamination include negative public health consequences and product spoilage. This article ...

  • Biotreatment of extremely saline effluents

    In laboratories of the University for Applied Sciences of Cologne under supervision and coordination of LEVAPOR GmbH, semi-continuous and continuous biotests, by specially adapted microorga- nisms, fixed on adsorbant, porous LEVAPOR carrier cubes, for COD-removal from extremely saline pharmaceutical effluents, polluted with 110 to 300 g/L COD and 100 to 130 g/L NaCl, have been carried out. After ...

  • World Water Works, Inc. (WW) press release

    World Water Works, Inc. (WW) is pleased to announce that in April of 2010, Chandler Johnson joined World Water Works as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Johnson comes from Veolia Water Solutions where he held the position of Vice President – AnoxKaldnes (AK) Technologies. Prior to Veolia’s acquisition of AK, Chandler held the position of President/Chief Process Manager of AnoxKaldnes ...


    By World Water Works, Inc.

  • John Meunier Inc. and BD Watertech reach representation deal for watewater technologies in western Canada.

    Ville St-Laurent, April 23d 2008 – John Meunier Inc., subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, announces that it has reached a representation deal with BD Watertech from Calgary (Alberta). Effective on February 1st 2008, John Meunier Inc. will be represented in the municipal wastewater market in Western Canada through BD Watertech. Among the wastewater technologies available at ...

  • EnviroSim to Present at IWA in The Netherlands

    EnviroSim is pleased to announce that we will be presenting during the upcoming International Water Association (IWA) Specialized Conference on Biofilm Systems VI from 24 - 27 September 2006 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Click here for event ...


    By EnviroSim Associates Ltd.

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