Wastewater > Treatment

Generating electricity from wastewater

10 March, 2023

A research team has developed a multifunctional membrane that can simultaneously generate electricity while purifying wastewater into drinking water.

Gorman-Rupp EchoStorm static venturi aeration devices

01 March, 2023

The EchoStorm is a range of static venturi aeration devices installed in-line on the discharge side of self-priming pumps to introduce dissolved oxygen into the liquid being pumped.

Sorting out the jumble of valuable resources in wastewater

01 February, 2023

Plants are inspiring scientists to develop new ways of extracting a valuable mix of minerals, metals and nutrients from wastewater.

Light Regional Council installs solution to solve a pumping problem

25 January, 2023

The Light Regional Council was having ongoing problems with its submersible pumps at the Kapunda CWMS treatment plant.

Simple technology for solids removal from industrial and municipal wastewater

21 December, 2022 by Michael Bambridge*

Simple, efficient, easily operated and maintained screening is the first and very critical stage in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment.

SA Water's $1.6 million upgrade

05 December, 2022

An upgrade of SA Water's wastewater pump station in Queensbury is underway. The project aims to improve odour control and support ongoing residential growth.

Research team using magnets to remove microplastics from water

02 December, 2022

Researchers at RMIT University have found a way to remove hazardous microplastics from water using magnets.

Sustainable wastewater treatment designs for recycling industry

03 October, 2022

Recent growth in Australia's plastics recycling industry has meant a surge in demand for efficient and sustainable wastewater and wash water technology.

Modernising an abattoir's pump technology

27 September, 2022

An abattoir has used a Hydro Innovations peristaltic pump to process its DAF tank sludge and scum.

Nature-based solution tested at wastewater plant in Vic

16 September, 2022

Floating wetlands are being piloted as a way to improve water quality and increase habitat and biodiversity at Westernport Water's wastewater treatment plant.

Victorian circular plastics facilities engage Aerofloat for wastewater treatment

05 August, 2022

Award-winning wastewater company Aerofloat is rising to prominence in the circular economy space.

Lighting up water treatment in Happy Valley

29 July, 2022

An ultraviolet disinfection system has kept pathogens at bay to protect the supply of safe, clean drinking water for nearly half a million South Australians.

Biomethane production trial begins in Sydney

22 July, 2022

A Sydney Water treatment plant will be helping to power thousands of homes with renewable biomethane made from wastewater.

Using green infrastructure to fight extreme weather

30 June, 2022

Urban Utilities is upgrading the Cannery Creek wastewater network using nature-based infrastructure to avoid damage caused by extreme weather.

Plastics recycling facility benefits from innovative wastewater treatment system

01 June, 2022

Circular Plastics Australia's latest success story in regional New South Wales saw the company working with Australian wastewater expert Aerofloat.

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