Sand Filtration News

  • Evoqua’s Neptune Benson Selected for Cleveland Public Square Renovation Project

    Evoqua is pleased to announced its Neptune Benson brand was selected as part of a $50M, 15 month renovation project to the historic, 10-acre civic space in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Neptune Benson was selected to supply a Defender® regenerative media filter, four ETS-UV disinfection systems and a ProStrainer™ high capacity strainer for the Cleveland Public Square ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Replacement Bleach Dosing Unit Ends Leaks and NaOCl Shortage for UF Backwash at SWTP

    The supervisor of the membrane system for a 7.5 MGD ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) facility at a 15 MGD surface water treatment plant (SWTP) in Granbury, TX reports that replacement of the bleach (NaOCl) pump with a vacuum feeder has eliminated frequent pipe and valve leaks in a bleach delivery system needed for UF backwash. He also notes new capability for providing required NaOCl ...


    By JCS Industries, Inc.

  • Robust endurance runner: AVA Mixer processes 5 million tons of mining backfill materials

    Such numbers had been a long way off, when the plant was set into operation at Aurec almost 22 years ago. The initially expected 100000 tons per year rapidly increased to 230000. Meanwhile just under 5 million tons of raw materials like special rubble, blasting sand, filter press cake and fly ash have been processed to mining backfill materials. The core of the plant ...


    By AVA - Huep GmbH u. Co. KG

  • Robust endurance runner: AVA mixer processes 5 million tons of mining backfill materials

    Such numbers had been a long way off, when the plant was set into operation at Aurec almost 22 years ago. The initially expected 100000 tons per year rapidly increased to 230000. Meanwhile just under 5 million tons of raw materials like special rubble, blasting sand, filter press cake and fly ash have been processed to mining backfill materials. The core of the plant ...


    By AVA - Huep GmbH u. Co. KG

  • Neptune Benson, leading water filtration and disinfection company, acquired by Evoqua Water Technologies

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Evoqua Water Technologies, a global leader in water solutions and technology. The acquisition pairs two of the water industry’s manufacturing, service and solutions leaders; combining a global reach and more than 100 years of expertise in water solutions. Together, the two companies filter, disinfect, treat, and improve ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Putting People Power to Work: Pure Builds Sand Sieve Kits for Cawst Charity

    A representative from CAWST recently visited Pure’s Calgary office and told a large audience about its unique approach to teaching people in developing countries how to build biosand filters to provide clean water. In turn, Pure was able to use its peoplepower to help ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • 300 Large Oil and Gas Projects Account for 80% of the Flow Control and Treatment Purchases

    Some oil and gas projects include hundreds of millions of dollars of pumps, valves, filters, compressors and other flow control and treatment equipment. The top 300 projects each year account for more than 80 percent of the purchases. McIlvaine tracks these in the bi-weekly Oil, Gas, Shale, Refining E-Alert. Sixteen projects reported in the latest bi-weekly issue account for close to $2 ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Mississippi State University Awarded 2015 EPA Region 4 Rain Catcher Award

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Mississippi State University with the regional 2015 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Neighborhood/Community Category for the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum’s rain garden program in Starkville, Miss. The award was given at a ceremony during the EPA Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater ...

  • United Utilities to start £54m Oswestry treatment works upgrade

    United Utilities will shortly start work on a £54 million upgrade of its Oswestry water treatment works. aerial photo Oswestry2The heartbeat of Liverpool’s water supply is being completely re-designed at the works in Shropshire - the original works became operational in 1892 and has been supplying most of Liverpool and parts of Cheshire ever since. Danny Brennan, United Utilities ...


  • BioLargo`s AOS Filter Receives Financial Support from the Government of Canada and Alberta Innovates

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced today that its Canadian subsidiary BioLargo Water, Inc. has received financial contributions from two additional government agencies to support the work around its AOS Filter. The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) has provided BioLargo with financial support through its "Youth Employment Program" (YEP), to ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Chitosan, a sustainable alternative for food packaging

    Riverbanks and oceans are full of plastic; there are bits of this material in the organism of a large number of fish, etc. Packaging and wrappers made from petroleum by-products are seriously damaging the environment. The search for less harmful materials has driven many pieces of research; among them that of Itsaso Leceta. This researcher has shown in her work entitled Quality attributes of map ...

  • BioLargo`s AOS Filter Receives Coveted Technology Star Award

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced today its AOS Filter had been named the best "Health, Safety & Environment" technology by the editorial staff at the Calgary based oil industry trade publication New Technology Magazine. It is featured in its annual "Technology Stars" fall awards. New Technologies Magazine ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • MAS “CDF” Continuous Disc Filtration System

    The MAS Continuous Disc Filtration, also known as the ¡§CDF¡¨, is a revolutionary adaptive melt filtration system which can be easily integrated into any current extrusion line that is in need of superior contaminant removal. The innovative CDF boasts many advantages over other continuous filters available today: Common Impurities- The CDF removes up to 5% of ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Neptune Benson introduces environmentally friendly ETS-UV pipeline testing equipment

    Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS-UV disinfection systems, and components, provides a custom solution for water used for pipeline testing.   This ETS-UV compact testing unit joins a host of sustainable products custom engineered for the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. ...


  • Neptune Benson’s ETS-UV Receives NWRI (2012) Conditional Acceptance on the 800 watt Amalgam system, a Major Milestone in UV Closed Vessel Capability

    Neptune Benson has announced that its closed vessel ETS-UV system has received conditional acceptance from the California State Water Resources Control Board. The unit approved is an 800 watt, low pressure, high output, closed vessel UV system designed for high level reuse water disinfection. The family of UV systems was rigorously third party tested at a wastewater facility in California in ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Neptune Benson’s ETS-UV Receives NWRI (2012) Conditional Acceptance on the 800 watt Amalgam system, a Major Milestone in UV Closed Vessel Capability

    Neptune Benson has announced that its closed vessel ETS-UV system has received conditional acceptance from the California State Water Resources Control Board.  The unit approved is an 800 watt, low pressure, high output, closed vessel UV system designed for high level reuse water disinfection. Neptune Benson’s ETS UVLW disinfection system< The family of UV systems was rigorously ...


  • BioLargo`s Patented AOS Filter Receives Additional Validation for Use in Water Treatment

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced it has achieved an important milestone in the pilot testing currently underway at the University of Alberta's center of excellence serving the oil and gas industry. The company's Advanced Oxidation System (AOS) Filter has been proven successful at replicating earlier proof of claim results and confirmed the role of advanced oxidation within the AOS Filter ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • BioLargo Receives Patent for AOS Filter Design

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,679,515 entitled, "Activated Carbon Associated with Alkaline or Alkali Iodide" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). This new patent provides protection for its BioLargo® AOS Filter, "Advanced Oxidation System" and covers methods for activating carbon with advanced iodine technology to promote ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Welcome MAS AMERICA

    We are pleased to announce the launch of MAS America in Charlotte, North Carolina. The opening of a North American office is in line with MAS' growth and expansion plans. It shows a commitment to the market and ensures national representation with direct access to the manufacturer, their sales and service departments. We welcome them to Charlotte! For those not familiar with the company, MAS is ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Rio garbage boats aim to clean Olympic waters

    A stout green catamaran plied the polluted waters of Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay Mondayalongside the local fishing boats, but instead of grouper and swordfish its catch consisted of plastic bags, soda bottles and a discarded toilet seat. The catamaran is one of three so-called "eco-boats," floating garbage vessels that are a key part of ...


    By Associated Press

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