Sustainable aquaculture in Australia

20 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Calix Limited

Aquaculture has huge potential for the food production sector in Australia but it must be responsibly managed to avoid potential environmental impacts.

A victory for the ACCC against ALDI for 'flushable' wipes

16 October, 2017

ACCC concludes investigation into ALDI 'flushable' wipes after ALDI stopped selling its personal hygiene wipes.

Membrane bioreactor and screening technology for Goulburn sewage treatment plant

27 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

As part of its upgrade to the Goulburn sewage treatment plant (STP), Haslin Constructions is including a membrane bioreactor process that will produce a high-quality effluent for re-use for irrigation on sporting fields and parklands.

Biosolids from Sydney Water provide benefits for NSW farmers

21 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Sydney Water Corporation

Each year Sydney Water re-uses 100% of biosolids produced — about 180,000 tonnes.

Reputation: a hidden cost in wastewater discharge non-compliance

20 September, 2017 by Bruce Willis, Hydroflux | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

Wastewater discharge non-compliance can be costly. Bruce Willis of Hydroflux discusses what can be done to minimise this risk.

'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.

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