Primary Water Treatment News

  • Rotork IQ3 actuators selected for Brazilian water treatment plant upgrade

    The upgrade at the Rio Manso WTP at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil involved the building of an additional filter plant, the replacement of obsolete actuators on existing plant and the introduction of a Profibus digital control network. ...


    By Rotork

  • Government Officals and Special Guests Gather to Celebrate Completion of 3rd Largest AFO Project in North America

    Last week, government officials, special guests and educators gathered in London, Ontario to celebrate the successful funding, installation and commissioning of a 50 km AFO system on the Lake Huron Water System’s water main transmission pipeline – a 1200mm diameter PCCP supplying more than 500,000 people in southwestern Ontario. The event was covered by the London ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • CH2M selected for Joint Water Commission Water Treatment Plant expansion

    The Joint Water Commission (JWC) — the primary drinking water supplier in Washington County, Oregon, owned in partnership by the Cities of Hillsboro, Beaverton, Forest Grove and the Tualatin Valley Water District — has selected CH2M to deliver a multi-year water treatment facility plan and expansion project for the JWC Water Treatment Plant. The ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Nordic Water acquires Sobye Miljöfilter

    Sobye Miljöfilter, based just outside Bergen in Norway, has developed its band filter since more than 25 years with focus on municipal and industrial applications. The band filter is widely used in Norway as a replacement for traditional primary sedimentation tanks, as well as the only filter on primary treatment plants, giving more than 50 % reduction in SS and 20% reduction in BOD. It is ...


    By Nordic Water Products AB

  • Toxic Water Splashes 6 in Japan Nuke Plant Mishap

    Six workers at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant have been accidentally doused with highly radioactive water, the plant operator said Wednesday, adding to a growing list of mishaps that are shaking confidence in the utility's ability to handle the crisis. The workers removed the wrong pipe from equipment at the plant, sending toxic water ...


    By Associated Press

  • WesTech to Supply the Largest Compressible Media Filter in the World

    WesTech Engineering Inc., through its subsidiary WWETCO, was selected by Black & Veatch and the City of Springfield, Ohio, to design and manufacture the largest compressible media filter in the world. Installation of 100 MGD WWETCO FlexFilter™ will begin at the Springfield Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Springfield, Ohio, in 2013. The FlexFilter will contain nearly 20,000 cubic ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Research and Markets: USA Shale Gas Produced Water Treatment Market - 2012 Includes Sections on Market Dynamics and Technology Trends

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s88n2p/usa_shale_gas_prod) has announced the addition of the "USA Shale Gas Produced Water Treatment Market" report to their offering. This ...


  • Upgrade at Tahuna

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies UK was awarded the contract by Dunedin City Council in New Zealand for the new Tahuna WwTP. With a population of about 120,000, Dunedin is the second-largest city of New Zealand's South Island and home to the country's oldest university, Otago. Students from the university and the city's Polytechnic make up about 20% of the population which, as a result, ...

  • Veolia wastewater treatment technology for Peacehaven

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies are constructing a major new process plant at Peacehaven Wastewater Treatment Works, part of Southern Water’s £300m environmental project to bring cleaner seas to Sussex.  The works, being built by 4Delivery Limited, will treat wastewater for a population equivalent of up to 300,000, using Veolia’s Multiflo™ lamella clarifiers ...


  • Imbrium Systems Smashes through the 40,000 Installation Threshold with Stormceptor®, Jellyfish®Filter and Sorbtive®Filter

    Imbrium Systems today announced Installation Number 40,000 for its suite of stormwater treatment technologies which include the Stormceptor®brand, a hydrodynamic sediment and oil stormwater treatment device, Jellyfish®Filter, an industry leading stormwater membrane filtration ...


    By Imbrium Systems Inc.

  • EPA awards city of goliad $194,000 to aid wastewater management

    The City of Goliad, Texas, can now be sure that its wastewater is treated in compliance with federal and state laws. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $194,000 to Goliad to upgrade and elevate the city’s primary sewer line to provide necessary infrastructure funding that enhances the safety of the wastewater treatment plant. Wastewater management encompasses a broad range of ...

  • Thames water EZstrip transfer pumps

    Maintenance downtime at Thames Water's Bicester sewage treatment works (STW) has been significantly reduced following the installation of two revolutionary EZstrip maintain-in-place transfer pumps from NOV Mono. The plant's previous pumps, which transferred primarily settled sewage sludge from four primary settlement tanks to a duty stand-by, were prone to blockages, causing significant downtime ...

  • EPA addresses water quality issues in Gloucester

    Boston, Mass.-- In order to advance healthy water quality in the coastal areas of Cape Ann near the City of Gloucester, EPA is proposing a draft decision to deny the extension of a waiver of Clean Water Act requirements that has allowed the City to discharge wastewater receiving only primary treatment from its wastewater treatment facility into Massachusetts Bay. Gloucester has applied to EPA for ...

  • Saving and managing water using pressure management

    The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, and the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire. Water costs were a primary focus for Andy House, estates manager, and knowing that the system was not pressure managed and therefore potentially over pressurised particularly ...


  • NOV Mono makes things ‘EZ’ for Thames Water

    Thames Water has installed a revolutionary EZstrip maintain-in-place pump to improve efficiency and reduce downtime at its sewage treatment works in Dorking. The site’s previous equipment, which transferred sludge from the primary settlement tank into a picket fence thickener, was failing and causing significant down time for the plant. Mono’s EZstrip sewage pump, which can be fully ...

  • Dutch Royal interest for the launch of PWN technologies company in Singapore

    Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Chair of the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation held a key note speech in the Water Leaders' Summit at the conference and took time to meet some of the participating organisations, including PWN Technologies. PWN, the water supply utility for North Holland, launched a new international company called PWN Technologies on June ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Filtralite contract for large WWTP in Xinjiang, China

    maxit a.s in Norway has signed a contract with Atal Engineering Ltd.  in Hong Kong for delivery of Filtralite filter media to the Karamay Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Xinjiang province in China. The ordered volume is about 10.000 tonnes and the delivery will take place during 2009. The Karamay Wastewater Treatment Plant is for a petrochemical industry in the city of Karamay. The flow of ...

  • Moisture and toxic contamination primary health problems in hurricane recovery

    Even though the devastation of the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana by hurricanes Ike and Gustav has been pushed out of the national conscience by financial crisis and a hotly contested election, the fact remains that these areas are in dire need of assistance of long term solutions to the lasting effects of wind and water damage. The damage wreaked on these Coastal regions has left millions ...


    By Aquron Corporation

  • WERF announces $500,000 for water quality research

    The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is seeking pre-proposals for its Unsolicited Research Program. The research should advance understanding of factors that affect water quality and improve the performance of wastewater or stormwater programs. WERF will also consider proposals that take existing research to the next level of completion. “The unsolicited research program is a key ...

  • Peristaltic Pump Technology Replaces Timer Controlled Valves at Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works and Improves Primary Sludge Consistency

    Two Watson-Marlow Bredel SPX50 hose pumps have been installed at Dwr Cymru -Welsh Water’s Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works in North Wales., significantly improving system performance at the site. The pumps were installed during October 2006 and have delivered trouble-free operation since installation. Prior to the installation of the SPX50s, auto-desludging of the primary tanks at the ...

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