Wastewater

Disinfection systems receive UVDGM validation for drinking water use

27 August, 2009

Berson’s InLine+ series UV water disinfection systems are now fully validated in accordance with the USEPA UV Disinfection Guidance Manual (UVDGM).


NEWater plant in Singapore - first stage completed

07 August, 2009

Black & Veatch has announced that the first phase of the Sembcorp Changi NEWater Plant (SCNP) in Singapore was completed on schedule. The plant uses the main advanced water treatment process steps of micro-filtration (MF), reverse osmosis (RO) and ultraviolet radiation to produce NEWater, high-grade reclaimed water. When completed in 2010, the plant will supply 15% of Singapore’s current water needs.


Finucane Island water recycling project

28 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Cullys Pty Ltd

BHP Billiton, as one of Western Australia's big water users, has a target of 10% potable water saving documented into its environmental policy and sustainable growth strategies. The new administration and maintenance facility at Port Hedland's Finucane Island is part of BHP Billiton's Western Australian Rapid Growths Project (RGP4).


Heat exchangers for energy recovery

28 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Teralba Industries Pty Ltd

In the face of ever-increasing energy costs, many Australian and New Zealand manufacturers and service providers are using the Dimpleflo Modular Heat Exchangers to recover energy from any warm or hot product or effluent.


Wastewater treatment in Melbourne

28 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Hurll Nu-Way Pty Ltd

Enough sewage to fill 16 Olympic-sized swimming pools is processed each day by Yarra Valley Water treatment plants dotted around Melbourne. And because reliability is everything when it comes to sewage, it seems strange at first that many of the 17 Hurll Nu-Way Aerzen blowers at the front line of treatment are at least 10 years old, with some nearing 30 years of service.


Water re-use and renewable energy

28 July, 2009 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

This anaerobic treatment will significantly reduce the brewery's carbon footprint by avoiding the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.


Technology trials at wastewater treatment plant

28 July, 2009 | Supplied by: BiOWiSH Technologies

Over the past eight months, Bathurst Regional Council has been conducting a trial of a new technology that promises to offer significant improvements in energy consumption and the production of biosolids from sewage treatment.


Murray river town Echuca attains biogas re-use

27 July, 2009 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

A combined effort from a number of suppliers has resulted in the successful operation of a water reclamation scheme at Echuca, on the Murray River, north of Bendigo.


The safe use of recycled water

16 June, 2009 by David Cunliffe

Continued population growth, droughts and limited water storage capacity are placing ever increasing pressure on Australian water supplies. One of the responses to this pressure has been increased use of recycled water. However, increased use has to be balanced against protection of public health; the greatest risk is from enteric microorganisms.


Elmco Water Technologies-AJM Environmental Services effluent recycling technology

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Ovivo

An effluent purification technology that helps municipal, commercial and industrial users to recycle sewage as service water is being introduced to Australia by Elmco Water Technologies-AJM Environmental Services (EWT-AJM).


Inline analyser

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

The in situ measurement of ammonium and nitrate is now possible with the ISEmax CAS40. The robust inline probe is claimed to be able to reduce the energy costs associated with aeration systems in nitrification and denitrification processes in wastewater treatment.


Flowmeter for the water industry

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The Water Master flowmeters are specifically designed for the water, wastewater and sewage markets. The range is available in the most commonly installed flowmeter sizes: 40-300 mm.


Alliance to provide energy saving for wastewater treatment market

09 April, 2009

Atlas Copco and ITT Corporation have entered into a worldwide strategic alliance, providing significant energy-saving solutions for municipal wastewater treatment plants.


Tanker reception solution

07 April, 2009 | Supplied by: 'us' - Utility Services

The Waste and Supervisory Process (WaSP) is used for taking care of tankered liquid waste. It allows users to receive and process any liquid waste efficiently and safely while collecting accurate volumetric data and other details for correct billing.


Heat exchanger

07 April, 2009 | Supplied by: Teralba Industries

The Casella 12 m Dimpleflo heat exchanger is a cost-effective solution for applications with limited space requirements. The units are built with 12 m long tubing, therefore fewer bends are needed, resulting in a 30% beneficial saving. Increased performance due to its length and configuration has also provided benefits.


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