'Metallic glass' purifies wastewater in just a few minutes

18 August, 2017

Researchers have modified the atomic structure of iron to create a metal that can strip impurities from water in just a few minutes — a breakthrough that could be utilised in wastewater-heavy industries such as mining and textiles.

Emerson contracted to modernise San Francisco wastewater plant

27 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has selected Emerson as the design–build contractor for a comprehensive automation project to modernise the Southeast Treatment Plant.

Reduce your power bill with covered anaerobic lagoons

21 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

According to Wiley Process Engineer Heath Barker, "Organisations that are not extracting maximum value from their wastewater are losing out."

Upgraded DAF system for Cedar Meats

05 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

Meat exporter Cedar Meats needed to upgrade its dissolved air flotation (DAF) system, but did not want to just go for a 'standard' system. It wanted a more energy-efficient system — one that could deliver low running costs for the life of the system.

Wastewater treatment system deployed at dairy facility

23 June, 2017 | Supplied by: SciDev Ltd

SciDev has broadened the industry footprint of its OptiFlox wastewater treatment system, following its deployment at a Lion Dairy & Drinks production facility.

CST KDS separator

20 June, 2017 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

CST has released a clog-free, automatic liquid-to-solid waste separator that is suitable for compact dewatering applications ranging from food processing, food waste, grease trap and waste oil through to municipal wastewater sludge, livestock manure and agribusiness processes.

History of wastewater treatment in Sydney

05 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Sydney Water Corporation

Sydney is located where it is today basically because of Captain Phillips' discovery of what he thought was a viable water source for the new colony — the Tank Stream.

Interflow awarded three-year sewer rehabilitation project

11 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Interflow Pty Ltd

Interflow has been awarded a three-year sewer rehabilitation and CCTV inspection project by the Lower Macquarie Water Utilities Alliance (LMWUA) — a collaboration of councils around the Lower Macquarie River Valley.

Self-priming sewage pumps installed at power station

10 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

The asset owner at the Mount Piper Power Station was looking for a solution to the maintenance issues associated with his submersible sewage pump stations on the site.

Pipe unclogged at printing company

09 May, 2017 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

When a Queensland printing company found one of its drainpipes constantly clogging up with slime, NCH came to the rescue with its FreeFlow 25 biological drain and wastewater treatment system.

Xylem launches Leopold Ultrascreen in ANZ

26 April, 2017 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

Xylem has announced an exclusive agreement with Nuove Energie to distribute a cutting-edge tertiary disk filter system for wastewater re-use and discharge requirements in Australia and New Zealand.

NCH BioAmp biological wastewater treatment system

01 April, 2017 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

The BioAmp biological wastewater treatment system, from NCH Australia, combines microbiology and engineering. FreeFlow tablets and the BioAmp system work together as a successful remediation program.

Lismore City Council solves sludge-pump choking problems

01 April, 2017 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

Lismore City Council was having chronic problems with its digester pump choking at its South Lismore sewage treatment plant.

Solving a gritty problem for wastewater treatment plants

29 March, 2017 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

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

Grease is the word

28 March, 2017 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

The design of grease traps has not really changed much at all since the 19th century, when a gentleman called Nathaniel Whiting obtained a patent on the first ever grease trap. That's where a dissolved air flotation (DAF) system such as the Hydroflux Grease Trap Dissolved Air Flotation (GT-DAF) system comes in.

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