Grit Removal News

  • New significant contract for equipment from VA Teknik Sweden to Borås municipality

    VA Teknik Sweden are happy and proud of closing the order for equipment to new built Sobacken Waste Water Treatment Plant. During first half of 2017 we will deliver equipment valued to approximately 10 million Swedish kronor. It is the biggest equipment contract since we became VA Teknik Sweden, and it feels fantastic to get this trust from Veolia Water Technologies to deliver to their project at ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • Kynar PVDF Jet Aerator For Improved Wear Resistance

    An inside look at KLa’s Jet Aerator Ten years ago, KLa Systems was presented with the challenge of finding a more wear-resistant material for our jet aeration nozzles.  The inner nozzle (see above) is the liquid propulsion nozzle of the jet aerator and continuously sees high volumes of motive liquid flow at velocities ranging from 33-46 ft/s.  Traditionally, ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Structurally Supported Covers Selected for Plant Improvement Project

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to have been awarded a contract with a municipality in the Baltimore area as part of a plant improvement project. The project involves custom-designing, fabricating, and delivering nine structurally supported retractable cover systems. The ...

  • VA Teknik is pleased to announce MEPS will be the exclusive distributor for its range of products in the UK

    MEPS will be the exclusive distributor for VA Teknik range of products in the UK. VA Teknik has a long-standing reputation for robust and reliable products for the water and wastewater treatment markets. Our focus on high quality standard products manufactured in our own LEAN manufacturing facilities meet MEPS's core objectives to be ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • New Self Priming Pumps from Cornell

    Cornell Pump introduces two new pump options to the self-priming series. The STL and STH pumps expand the range of application options for self-primers with innovative design. The 8STL pump is designed to run at 1800 RPM so that it can be directly connected to an SAE engine without the need for any adaptation. The higher RPM operation makes the 8STL pump better suited to portable pumping ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Brentwood to Introduce SedVac System to European Market at IFAT Munich 2014

    Brentwood’s water and wastewater products lines will be exhibiting at IFAT Munich from May 5 – 9, 2014, in Hall A1, Booth 139. IFAT is one of the world’s leading trade fairs for ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Bakken oil fields mark billionth barrel of oil

    Oil drillers targeting the rich Bakken shale formation in western North Dakota and eastern Montana have produced 1 billion barrels of crude, data from the two states show. Drillers first targeted the Bakken in Montana in 2000 and moved into North Dakota about five years later using advanced horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing techniques to recover oil trapped in a thin layer of dense ...


    By Associated Press

  • Washington wastewater treatment utility chooses GTI

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) was recently selected by a wastewater treatment utility in the state of Washington to provide odor control covers for grit removal tanks. The customer required a cost-effective cover solution that was sufficiently airtight to capture odorous offgas so it could be removed and treated, while being easily removable to allow access to tank internals.  These ...

  • Damp Proof Course – the First Line of Defence

    Effective damp proofing is now a regulatory requirement for all new buildings, and the first line of defence is always the damp proof course that separates the inside of a building from damp rising up from the ground and into the structure through capillary action Rising damp hasn’t always been a big problem though. ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Booth at WEFTEC 2013 a success for Smith & Loveless

    Smith & Loveless demonstrated its 2013 push for innovation and expansion with the launch of its new products in pumping, headworks and treatment at WEFTEC.13, Oct. 7-9, in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Frank Rebori, Smith & Loveless president and vice chairman of the Water and Waste Water Equipment Manufacturers Association, spoke with media at the conference. Rebori highlighted ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • Stormwater Management Stakeholder Forum launched by Globe Performance Solutions

    Stormwater Management is becoming increasingly important to decrease flooding, protect clean water sources and to recapture grey for water building operations. GLOBE Performance Solutions has just released its first quarterly newsletter,Stormwater Management Stakeholder Forumcovering the latest technological developments in stormwater management applications. The initial content includes ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smith & Loveless to host booth at WEFTEC 2013

    Lenexa, Kan.— Smith & Loveless invites media and show goers to see the latest display of pre-engineered. factory-built products in pumping, headworks and treatment at Booth No. 2654 at WEFTEC. 13, Oct. 7-9, in Chicago's McCormick Place. Smith & Loveless also invites the media to schedule interviews with Frank Rebori, president of S&L and vice chairman of the Water and Waste ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • Grit Petzholdt-Gühne is the New Head of Human Re-sources at Analytik Jena AG

    The former head of Human Resources at SCHOTT in Jena, Grit Petzholdt-Gühne, will now be in charge of HR at Analytik Jena AG and its subsidiaries. Petzholdt-Gühne, who reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer Klaus Berka, is replacing Franziska Buchholz who, after having managed the HR affairs of the Jena-based manufacturer of analytical measuring technology for nearly 20 years, ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • ASTM D6336 - 11 standard practice for evaluation of flushing vehicles for pigment wetting using a vacuum modified sigma blade mixer

    By following this practice it is possible to make reproducible flushes when using the same raw materials. Therefore, if someone wishes to evaluate the effect a different raw material has on a flush, it is possible to evaluate this effect by noting the change that occurs from a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Base Structures in collaboration with Dome UK, the country’s No.1 supplier of Road Salt Storage Solutions, have developed a clip together sheeting sys

    Base Structures in collaboration with Dome UK, the country's No.1 supplier of Road Salt Storage Solutions, have developed a clip together sheeting system that is cheap, safe to install and re-usable. The UK Government imports and stores around 3,000,000 tonnes of road salt per year, 50% of which ends up stored outside, uncovered. Currently, when rain falls on the exposed piles the salt dissolves ...


    By Base Structures Ltd

  • Pennsylvania DEP Finds Zebra Mussels in Conneaut Lake; Boaters, Anglers Cautioned

    Boaters and anglers are being asked to take steps to prevent the further spread of zebra mussels after the Department of Environmental Protection discovered the nuisance species in Conneaut Lake, Crawford County. Regional DEP staff found three zebra mussels during June 10 sampling, two in the lake and one in ...

  • ECHA Updates Guidance on Substances in Articles

    On April 1, 2011, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced the availability of an update to the Guidance on Requirements for Substances in Articles. The update replaces the previous Guidance. Beginning June 1, 2011, companies must notify to ECHA substances present in articles they produce or import that were included on the substances of very high concern (SVHC) Candidate ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ECHA updates guidance on substances in articles

    On April 1, 2011, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced the availability of an update to the Guidance on Requirements for Substances in Articles. The update replaces the previous Guidance. Beginning June 1, 2011, companies must notify to ECHA substances present in articles they produce or import that were included on the substances of very high concern (SVHC) Candidate List before ...


    By Acta Group

  • Bedford pumps newsletter February 2011

    Bedford Pumps Ltd. in collaboration with Morgan Farrans jv, recently contributed to the success of one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Northern Ireland with the installation of six 15 tonne Storm Water pumps. The pumps, among the largest in Northern Ireland, are a crucial part of Northern Ireland Water’s £160 million Belfast Sewers project, commissioned to overhaul the ...


    By Bedford Pumps Ltd

  • GreatGreenCareers connects job seekers with green employers

    Topeka, Kan. – With the Obama administration focusing on green job creation, Great Green Careers (www.greatgreencareers.com) gives job seekers a new way to connect with employers in the green sector. The employment Web site focuses primarily on U.S.-based green careers in the energy, environment, skilled trades and transportation fields. Ogden ...


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