Wastewater

Electric bacteria for sewers could save millions

27 October, 2015 | Supplied by: La Trobe University

When not working with sludge from Melbourne's sewers, La Trobe University scientist Elizabeth Mathews is busy thinking about it. In partnership with Western Water, her research is designed to further the understanding of the processes that lead to sewer corrosion in order to ultimately further progress towards a solution.


Minimising water treatment plant degradation and chemical spills

12 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Rhino Linings Australasia Pty Ltd

In order to prevent corrosion of assets in wastewater treatment plants, Rhino Linings Australasia provides protective coatings which are strong, flexible and resistant to chemical attack.


Hydroflux halves energy costs of Burra Foods’ wastewater treatment

09 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

Australian dairy ingredient processor Burra Foods recently installed a Hydroflux HyDAF Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) unit for primary wastewater treatment and successfully halved its energy costs.


Methane research shapes up at wastewater plant

07 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Kenelec Scientific Pty Ltd

A wastewater treatment plant in the US has used a dynamic imaging particle analysis system to monitor the condition and presence of methanogens in its anaerobic digestion process to find a potential correlation with methane production.


Titanium pump solves sewage spill challenge

26 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Australian Pump Industries Pty Ltd

Sewage spill containment at waste transfer stations means handling corrosive sewage. Specifying a suitable pump is a challenge for wastewater consultants.


Andzac enables efficient water aeration

29 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Andzac Water Treatment

The Andzac Aerator, from Andzac Water Treatment, recently underwent independent testing at Goulburn Valley Water's wastewater management facility in Tatura, country Victoria. The product's venturi air-injection design provides a system that can provide efficient and economical surface aeration for wastewater treatment ponds and other bodies of water.


DAF pump saves capital, energy and maintenance costs

26 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

A single DAF (dissolved air floatation) pump is said to be able to replace the entire air bubble system on DAF plants, according to pump supplier Hydro Innovations.


Fluid Imaging Technologies FlowCAM imaging particle analysis system

20 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Kenelec Scientific Pty Ltd

The FlowCAM imaging particle analysis system is a tool for detecting, identifying and quantifying algae or problem particulate matter in water treatment processes.


Calix ACTI-Mag SP60 spray coating for sewers

15 May, 2015 | Supplied by: Calix Limited

Calix's ACTI-Mag SP60 is a concentrated, controlled-viscosity, concentrated, stabilised suspension of magnesium hydroxide (MgO). The product is hydrated from Calix reactive MgO, imparting a good neutralisation capability due to the high surface area.


Wastewater purification in 2.5 minutes

28 April, 2015

Engineers from Jhostoblak Corporate in Mexico have created technology to recover and purify seawater or wastewater, regardless of the amount of pollutants and microorganisms, in just 2.5 minutes.


CNP AirPrex struvite removal and biosolids enhancement process

16 April, 2015 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

AirPrex technology, by German group CNP, provides a struvite removal and biosolids enhancement process. It removes struvite (magnesium ammonium phosphate) from anaerobically digested sludge streams, thus eliminating potential pipe blockages and mechanical issues without increasing chemical use.


Wastewater re-use using UV disinfection

16 April, 2015 | Supplied by: Fluidquip Australia

The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 25 years - particularly in Europe, the USA and South-East Asia. The development of new UV technologies over this period is a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand - in this case, demand for an effective, low-cost and environmentally friendly way to disinfect wastewater for re-use.


Pump provides sustained operating efficiencies

01 April, 2015 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

The key operating requirement for any sewage handling pump is its ability to pass solids without clogging, ie, either a full or a partial clog of the impeller and/or volute.


Furphy Engineering Robotic Tank Inspection Technology

01 April, 2015

Furphy Engineering has introduced the Robotic Tank Inspection Technology, which is claimed to increase safety, reduce risk and improve the accuracy of tank inspections.


Hydroflux Hydrothane STP ECSB (External Circulation Sludge Bed) for anaerobic wastewater treatment

27 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

The Hydrothane ultrahigh-rate anaerobic process takes organic content within wastewater and generates green energy.


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