Wastewater

SA Water removes half-tonne tree root from sewer

11 October, 2023

A giant half-tonne tree root mass was removed from the sewers in Adelaide's north-east, preventing potential community interruption and sewage overflows.


Piggery reduces maintenance time and costs with wastewater pumps

04 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

A piggery was experiencing issues with its pump used for its recycling initiatives so it installed a Gorman-Rupp wastewater pump to solve the problem.


Aerofloat constructing new wastewater treatment plant

26 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Aerofloat (Australia) Pty Ltd

Aerofloat has been awarded the contract to design and build a wastewater treatment plant at Incitec Pivot Limited's Gibson Island facilities.


Sydney Water commences Richmond facility upgrades

11 September, 2023

Sydney Water has commenced upgrades worth $185m to its Richmond wastewater network to build resilience and accommodate a growing population.


NSW farmers to benefit from $94m wastewater facility upgrade

22 August, 2023

Two digesters have been installed at the North Head WRRF, which will increase the amount of biosolids that can be reused as agricultural fertiliser by almost double.


'Mussel membrane' for sustainable wastewater treatment

07 August, 2023

A nanoporous membrane, inspired by mussels, could pave the way for more sustainable management of water within a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals.


Western Sydney wastewater plant under construction

03 August, 2023

Construction has begun on Sydney Water's $1.2 billion Upper South Creek Advanced Water Recycled Centre in Western Sydney.


Researchers remove heavy metals from biosolids

03 July, 2023

Engineers in Melbourne have developed a method to remove heavy metals, including copper and zinc, from biosolids.


Queensland abattoir installs Ragazzini hose pump

01 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

A Queensland abattoir was seeking a solution for its DAF tank sludge and scum transfer, having previously used submersible pumps and double diaphragm pumps.


Upgrade underway for SA water treatment plant

09 May, 2023 | Supplied by: SA Water

Work is underway at SA Water's Port Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Plant to enhance sewage treatment and the plant's overall performance.


Major sewer upgrade beneath Brisbane underway

22 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Urban Utilities

As part of a major infrastructure upgrade to cater for Brisbane's growing population, a new tunnel will be dug beneath one of its busiest motorways.


Blue-green algae issue solved for protein rendering unit

13 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

A core division of the Craig Mostyn Group looking for a wastewater treatment solution to solve a troublesome blue-green algae issue was referred to Hydro Innovations.


Generating electricity from wastewater

10 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Korea Institute of Technology

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


Action needed to prevent Earth from becoming a plastic planet

13 February, 2023 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

Scientists are racing to find solutions to clean up microplastics, which affect our oceans, soil and animal life, and ultimately end up being ingested by humans, too.


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.


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