Wastewater > Treatment

WWTP a critical refuge for migrating birds

04 November, 2019

Thousands of migratory shorebirds and Australian ducks seek refuge at the Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant in South Australia.

Bega Cheese upgrades wastewater system with new aerator

16 September, 2019

With an ageing and failing wastewater treatment system, Bega Cheese looked to Hydro Innovations for a solution.

Sewage treatment plant trials new method to measure sludge

11 September, 2019

A trial study of sensor-based technology at Unitywater's Kenilworth Sewage Treatment Plant has revealed an accurate, time- and cost-saving method to measure sludge.

Plant gasifies to slash biosolid waste

06 September, 2019

The plant upgrade will include installation of a gasifier, which will create gaseous fuel from the biosolids that have been dewatered, dried and treated at high temperatures.

SA sludge research impacts UN climate guidelines

26 August, 2019

Research conducted by SA Water and the University of Queensland has been incorporated into the United Nations' climate change policies.

Recovering phosphorus from sewage sludge

09 August, 2019

A German research team has embarked on a three-year research project to develop a way to extract phosphorus during the incineration phase of sewage sludge treatment.

Reducing the safety risks of aerating wastewater lagoons

17 July, 2019

With surface aerators presenting maintenance and safety challenges to the wastewater industry, is there another option?

Wastewater BOD testing — is it time for a change?

17 June, 2019

As our understanding of water chemistry and biology increases, the shortcomings of the 5-day BOD test are becoming more apparent. So what can we do to overcome or even replace this test?

Innovative technology solutions solving Australia's industrial wastewater challenges

28 May, 2019

Ongoing technical innovation is needed to help factories and farms move towards more sustainable wastewater practices.

Study maps the global activated sludge microbiome

16 May, 2019

A global research initiative has collected and analysed samples from wastewater treatment plants across the world to expand our understanding of activated sludge microbiomes.

Defence employs PFAS removal technology at Qld site

23 April, 2019

A wastewater treatment plant has been constructed at the Army Aviation Centre in Oakey, Queensland to remove PFAS from contaminated groundwater.

Sludge flow indicates thermal process performance

05 April, 2019

The behaviour of sewage sludge flow may hold the key to optimising the thermal treatment of wastewater, according to research conducted at RMIT University.

Pressure filter vessels for water treatment

01 April, 2019

Glacier Filtration specialises in pressure filter vessels for water treatment, offering vessels constructed from non-corrosive durable materials in vertical and horizontal configurations to the water and wastewater treatment industries.

Adapting to an ever-changing environment

01 April, 2019

Since its inception, TRILITY has been involved in the delivery of 100s of water infrastructure projects, currently servicing over 600 facilities.

Hot CO2 technology efficiently sterilises water

26 March, 2019

Technology developed by UNSW Canberra could provide an environmentally friendly, cost-effective method of sterilising water.

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