Biofilm Monitoring News

  • Emefcy shares hit new highs on Chinese partnership

    Shares in Australian-listed wastewater treatment specialist Emefcy rose to an all-time high of A$1.12 on Monday after the company announced a breakthrough partnership which will accelerate sales of its membrane aerated biofilm reactor technology in China. The deal will see local consulting engineering firm Beijing Sinorichen Environmental Protection deploy Emefcy’s technology in wastewater ...

  • SIMBA# 2.0 Officially Released

    ifak e.V. Magdeburg and inCTRL Solutions are proud to announce that SIMBA# 2.0 was officially released at ifat 2016 in Munich. It is another milestone in wastewater treatment and biogas plant modeling and has a wide array of industry-first and advanced features. SIMBA#’s Unique Aeration Model Library The new SIMBA# version includes our unique model library enabling users to ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • Special Water Europe B.V. based in the Netherlands are experts on treatment of biofilm in different applications where water is used.

    After seven years of product development we have found a solution for better water care addressing the real cause: biofilm build up. Our products are made under ISO9001 2008 and most of them have Standard 60 registration (potable water). The products are used in the wellness market, pool & spa as well as in industry. Our brand Aquafinesse is a patented water care solution able to ...


    By Special Water Europe B.V.

  • ICL Water Solutions to launch HydroBio┬« Advance: real time biofilm measurement and an innovative Legionella risk assessment tool

    With Hydrobio® Advance, you adjust in real time your treatment program: the right biocide, the right dosage at the right time. Respond to changes faster and improve water systems reliability with real time information using the ICL WaterSolutions HydroBio® Advance. Biofi lms have in water and especially cooling systems ideal conditions to grow: right temperature, high amount of nutrients ...


    By Kurita

  • Pesticides and pharmaceuticals influence riverbed communities of microbes

    Changes in complex microbial communities known as ‘biofilms’ at the bottom of rivers can reveal the effects of pesticide and pharmaceutical pollution of river water, according to a recent study. Painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs were found to have a significant effect on the structure and functioning of the biofilms. Human activities are contaminating surface waters with ...

  • Steril-Aire introduces UVC kit for 61` emitters

    Retrofitting indoor air handlers with coils over 62" has never been more convenient. And maintaining factory design efficiency on new units has never been more cost-effective. The Steril-Aire UVC Kit for 61" Emitters delivers energy savings and improved indoor air quality when used with medium and large air handler units typically found in commercial and industrial applications. It is also the ...


  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products

    On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of the long-awaited final test guidelines for Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of antimicrobial agents (OCSPP 810.2000), sterilants (OCSPP 810.2100), disinfectants (OCSPP 810.2200), and sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2300). These test guidelines are part of a ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products

    On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of the long-awaited final test guidelines for Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of antimicrobial agents (OCSPP 810.2000), sterilants (OCSPP 810.2100), disinfectants (OCSPP 810.2200), and sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2300). These test guidelines are part of a ...


    By Acta Group

  • A New Approach to Fouling Monitoring

    Neosens offers innovative, cost effective sensor solutions for monitoring the presence of biofilm and scale in water and any industrial liquids. Fouling is a worldwide, multi-billion dollar industrial problem, reducing energy efficiency, increasing maintenance costs and creating health risks. The Neosens approach is early, preventive, online monitoring of biofilm and scale.  Our sensors ...


  • Orders for LEVAPOR from Singapore for biotreatment of contaminated water from tank and cistern cleaning

    Those effluents use to be polluted with a wide range of more or less hazardous organics, fluctuating in concentrations, requiring a quite resistant and fast adaptable biocoenosis for their efficient bio- treatment. After having tested different carrier materials, a world wide active company has decided to order for treatment plants of three logictic centers biofilm technologes using LEVAPOR ...

  • 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 ...

  • Unidirectional flushing reality for Gold Cast

    Gold Coast Water, Australia, has chosen MWH Soft"s InfoWater UDF software for designing its unidirectional flushing program. The decision helps leverage the utility"s investment in MWH Soft water modeling technology and gives Gold Coast Water an advanced solution for maintaining high levels of water quality and customer service. Unidirectional flushing (UDF) is the most effective way of cleaning ...

  • Dangerous bacteria may be lurking in your showerhead

    Earlier this month the online journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reported that new research indicated that dangerous bacteria may be more commonly found in showerheads than was previously thought. Genetic tests were conducted from 45 showerheads in apartments, single homes and public places in nine U.S. cities from five states.Approximately 20% of the swabs taken from the ...


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