Wastewater

Black & Veatch partners with Civmec on treatment plant upgrade

11 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Black & Veatch

Engineering company Black & Veatch, in a joint venture with Civmec (BVCJV), has won a contract to upgrade and expand Western Australia's largest wastewater treatment plant.


Energy-efficient sludge treatment at winery

07 November, 2016

A two-stage high-load anaerobic digestion system allows a wastewater treatment plant to cope with a higher effluent load during the wine harvest.


Wastewater treatment for winemaker

28 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

The winemaking process at Helen's Hill Estate generates a high-strength wastewater, requiring robust and highly efficient treatment.


Abattoir wastewater solution uses EtherCAT technology

17 October, 2016 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The electropneumatic system used at the abattoir was set up to return higher quality water back into the environment and to reduce the impact on the environment while exceeding the minimal specifications of the water authorities.


UQ sewer technology bound for overseas

03 October, 2016

The University of Queensland has developed technology which uses free nitrous acid to remove biofilms that adhere to the inner surfaces of sewer mains, thus controlling odour and corrosion.


Wastewater pumping with integrated intelligence

16 September, 2016 by Stefan Abelin, Director, Project Management, Xylem Inc. | Supplied by: Xylem

Tomorrow's wastewater pump station will require more functionality, higher reliability and advanced data communication.


Plant upgrade enables irrigation via treated wastewater

15 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

By upgrading the Gracemere sewage treatment plant, Rockhampton Regional Council has ensured that the local sports fields, golf club and grazing land are fully irrigated by wastewater — once treated — that is discharged from the plant.


Reducing the environmental impact of winery waste

13 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Factor UTB

When Treasury Wine Estates planned to expand the capacity of the Matua Marlborough winery, Marlborough District Council required a significant reduction in environmental impact.


Energy-efficient and safe wastewater pump for chicken plant

09 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

A NSW chicken process plant went for safety and energy efficiency in selecting the wastewater pumps for its latest expansion.


Kaeser blower system assists Collie WWTP in meeting diurnal process aeration requirements

08 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Three Kaeser EBC series blower systems were recently installed at Water Corporation's Collie Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to efficiently and reliably meet the compressed air requirements of an upgraded process aeration system.


BeanAir wireless sensor network

25 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The BeanAir wireless sensor network (WSN) enables real-time monitoring of performance and environment. An integrated system allows BeanGateway/BeanDevice to operate without an internal battery.


Wastewater pumping system at airport solves clogging and halves energy usage

18 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

Heathrow Airport Water Services Department trialled and installed Xylem's latest Flygt wastewater pumping system in an effort to solve chronic clogging issues at one of the airport's wastewater pumping stations. As well as delivering consistently clog-free pumping, the system also reduced energy consumption by 53% at the pumping station.


SCADA and RTU technologies for regional wastewater utility

12 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson Process Management is replacing an outdated SCADA system and remote terminal units (RTUs) used throughout Hampton Roads Sanitation District's (HRSD) vast wastewater collection system.


Treatment plant upgrade withstands nature's fury

11 July, 2016 | Supplied by: CST Wastewater Solutions

An upgrade by Richmond Valley Council of its Casino sewage treatment plant (STP) has paid immediate dividends by withstanding the fury of June's storms and flooding without suffering any polluting spills or odours.


Calix ACTI-Mag corrosion and odour prevention for sewerage systems

30 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Calix Limited

ACTI-Mag is a concentrated, stabilised suspension of magnesium oxide. It is particularly effective for neutralisation and heavy metal capture in industrial wastewater treatment plants, municipal wastewater treatment plants, flue gas treatment (sulfur dioxide, chloride removal), sugar and chemical processing.


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