Publication of ‘Biosolids Snapshot’

27 June, 2012

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities today released the ‘Biosolids Snapshot’. The report is intended to provide a snapshot of biosolids in Australia.

Green power from wastewater with anaerobic technologies

25 June, 2012 by Jean Pierre Ombregt*

The concept of using wastewater to create green energy is much more widely applicable than often realised. Any factory with a biological waste stream or wastewater with high COD (chemical oxygen demand) can easily use this model to generate energy. Some companies making the investment have achieved payback within a year. Most typically achieve it within two years.

Aquaconsult Aerostrip fine bubble diffusers

21 June, 2012 | Supplied by: Ovivo

The Aquaconsult Aerostrip aerator is a fine bubble diffused aeration system. The aeration fine bubble diffusers feature low energy demand and can be used in a wide range of biological processes including continuous activated sludge, sequencing batch reactors and membrane bioreactors.

Dairy employs DAF treatment to achieve tough wastewater targets

05 June, 2012 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

One of the world’s leading dairy product companies is achieving high-efficiency discharge targets from a $1.5 million wastewater treatment facility for treating effluent from its Southern NSW manufacturing site. The company chose a high-performance high-efficiency DAF system, designed and installed by CST Wastewater Solutions.

Sewage pump improves plant performance

29 May, 2012 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

Bundaberg Regional Council required a more efficient and robust solution for its Woodgate Vacuum Sewer Station. The overall efficiency of the plant was being hampered by the performance of the lobe-style pump. Hydro Innovations recommended the installation a Gormann-Rupp Ultra VS3A60-B (3″) two-stage, self-priming, centrifugal sewage pump.

Centurion centrifuges

28 May, 2012 | Supplied by: Rowe Scientific Pty Ltd

Rowe Scientific has introduced the Centurion range of centrifuges from the UK into Australian laboratories.

Wastewater treatment plant flying high at Sydney Airport

14 May, 2012 | Supplied by: GE Energy

In order to meet continued pressures being placed on commercial and government organisations to conserve fresh water supplies, Sydney International Airport, Terminal 1 (T1), created an environmental planning strategy to design and construct a water treatment plant in order to recycle its wastewater and reduce its dependency on fresh water.

Thermo Fisher Scientific method for analysis of organic acids in wastewater

01 May, 2012 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced a combined method for the accurate determination of organic acids in a wastewater sample.

Direct drinking water recycling could prevent floods

27 April, 2012

The use of a more streamlined process to recycle wastewater could have saved Brisbane from severe flooding in 2011 and mitigated recent flood risks in NSW, a leading water expert says.

Remarkable water savings for Booleroo and Melrose

27 April, 2012

The communities of Booleroo Centre and Melrose in South Australia's southern Flinders Ranges will save nearly six million litres of water each year through the use of an innovative water-saving technique.

NOV Mono Pumps Universal Spare Parts

28 March, 2012 | Supplied by: NOV Australia Pty Ltd

Many pump users buy various brands of progressing cavity or peristaltic hose pumps which can cause issues when it comes to obtaining spare parts. NOV Mono Pumps has designed a comprehensive range of common wearing parts, suitably named 'Universal Spare Parts', specifically designed to suit mainstream progressing cavity pump brands.

Rosemount Analytical 1066 two-wire liquid instruments

26 March, 2012 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson Process Management has released the Rosemount Analytical 1066 two-wire liquid instruments featuring a broad range of measurement parameters, advanced communications capabilities and ease-of-use features. The transmitters are suitable for many industrial applications, including those with exacting performance requirements such as pharmaceutical and food and beverage, and in harsh environments such as chemical plants, metals processing and effluent monitoring.

Whitsunday sewerage treatment upgrade project

26 March, 2012 | Supplied by: Tenix

Tenix has been awarded a contract by Whitsunday Regional Council to design and construct two sewage treatment plants in northern Queensland. Following construction, Tenix will operate and maintain the upgraded plants under a long-term contract with the council.

Rosemount Analytical Model RB Sensor pH long-life sensor line

26 March, 2012 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The Rosemount Analytical Model RB Sensor pH long-life sensor line is designed for optimum sensor life in demanding scrubber applications.

Australian Government sells IP for water cleansing technology

26 March, 2012

Groundbreaking water cleansing technology, developed by Australian Government scientists, has been successfully commercialised and sold to the private sector.

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