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Solving a gritty problem for wastewater treatment plants

29 March, 2017

CST Wastewater Solutions introduces high-performance inlet screening and grit removal technology, suitable for wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) operating in sandy environments throughout Australasia.

Breakfast seminar to introduce Flygt pumping systems

08 March, 2017

Water technology company Xylem will be hosting an Insight Seminar at Adelaide Oval on 15 March, with Xylem brand Flygt set to introduce and showcase its latest developments.

Intelligently solving wastewater challenges in Victoria

02 February, 2017

In July 2016, North East Water installed Xylem's Flygt Concertor system to solve a challenging wastewater issue and deliver clog-free pumping to Jordyn Terrace wastewater pump station.

Sports ground gets a solar-powered sewer

30 November, 2016

Solar technology is being used to power a pressure sewer system at the Truemans Road Recreation Reserve on the Mornington Peninsula, futureproofing sports club facilities for the local community and opening up new possibilities for the provision of wastewater facilities in remote areas.

Wastewater pumping with integrated intelligence

16 September, 2016 by Stefan Abelin, Director, Project Management, Xylem Inc.

Tomorrow's wastewater pump station will require more functionality, higher reliability and advanced data communication.

Plant upgrade enables irrigation via treated wastewater

15 September, 2016

By upgrading the Gracemere sewage treatment plant, Rockhampton Regional Council has ensured that the local sports fields, golf club and grazing land are fully irrigated by wastewater — once treated — that is discharged from the plant.

Energy-efficient and safe wastewater pump for chicken plant

09 September, 2016

A NSW chicken process plant went for safety and energy efficiency in selecting the wastewater pumps for its latest expansion.

Calix PROTECTA-Mag corrosion protection for manholes

28 June, 2016

PROTECTA-Mag is a concentrated, controlled-viscosity, stabilised suspension of magnesium hydroxide. It prevents corrosion by raising manhole surface pH, thus inhibiting the formation of acid-producing bacteria.

Atlas Copco GHSVSD+ vacuum pump

30 May, 2016

The GHSVSD+ vacuum pump is a dry pump that does not require any sealing water. It features Atlas Copco's latest variable speed technology, providing the ability to match the vacuum pump's speed to the demand of the sewerage system.

Do you have the most efficient wastewater pump?

12 May, 2016

In selecting the most efficient wastewater pump, do managers of assets just look for the pump with the best hydraulic efficiency? If so, they may not be winning the pump efficiency game.

Blower technology solutions — minimise OPEX, maximise efficiency

18 April, 2016

The largest operating cost for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) is energy. The largest of all WWTP energy consumers — running blowers for aeration. With energy prices continuing to rise, understanding the compressed air demand of your system and selecting the right blower to suit is critical.

Pentair Southern Cross SX Series Vacuum Pumps

05 April, 2016

The SX Series Vacuum Pumps are operated by compressed air, offering an innovative solution for transferring solids and abrasive materials. The range's ability to handle solids of up to 80% of the pump's inlet/outlet diameter, with transfer distances of up to 1000 m on larger units, makes it a smart solution for difficult material transfer.

200 pressure sewer pumps installed

22 March, 2016

South East Water and South Gippsland Water have completed installation of the 200th in-ground pressure sewer pump unit as part of the Poowong, Loch and Nyora Sewer Scheme.

Grundfos helps you understand efficiencies for wastewater pumps

18 March, 2016

Increasing concerns about CO2 emissions and energy costs has led to greater focus on energy use worldwide.

The self-cleaning pump — a game changer in the wastewater process

08 March, 2016

Partially blocked pumps are extremely difficult to notice and reduce pump effectiveness by up to 40%. When the majority of energy costs of a water treatment plant are due to pumping, pump efficiency is critical.

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