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Novel wastewater treatment removes chemical contaminants

08 April, 2020

Researchers have developed a system that removes conventional pollutants while recovering resources such as phosphorus and organic materials.

Gradiant acquires CRS Water

23 March, 2020

Wastewater treatment solutions developer Gradiant has announced its acquisition of Sydney-based engineering and technology company CRS Water, marking the company's expansion into Australia.

Infrastructure Australia lists priorities

05 March, 2020

Infrastructure Australia's Priority List has brought national initiatives on water, waste and coastal inundation to the forefront.

Bubble tech blows contaminants out of the water

28 February, 2020

Australian water treatment company Evocra has developed an innovative technology that uses bubbles to remove contaminants such as microplastics from water.

Chemical recovery solutions for Indonesian pulp mill

11 February, 2020

Veolia Water Technologies will deliver a state-of-the-art chloride removal system at one of the world's largest paper mills.

Eliminating medicines from wastewater

13 January, 2020 by Jane Allman

Researchers from University at Buffalo, New York, have identified two wastewater treatment techniques that are particularly effective in removing medicines from water.

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.

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