Wastewater

BioGill chosen to address pollution in China

06 April, 2016 | Supplied by: BioGill Operations Pty Limited

Australian biotechnology company BioGill has been announced as a Top 100 Environmental Technology in the Chinese Government's 3iPET program to address air, soil and water pollution.


Pentair Southern Cross SX Series Vacuum Pumps

05 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Pentair

The SX Series Vacuum Pumps are operated by compressed air, offering an innovative solution for transferring solids and abrasive materials. The range's ability to handle solids of up to 80% of the pump's inlet/outlet diameter, with transfer distances of up to 1000 m on larger units, makes it a smart solution for difficult material transfer.


Cerlic MultiTracker portable sensor

01 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Control Components Pty Ltd

The portable Cerlic MultiTracker has helped busy plant operators greatly reduce their daily lab work by providing fast and repeatable measurements for MLSS/RAS/WAS/sludge blanket profile and dissolved oxygen, without having to step into the lab.


Wastewater treatment for an oleochemical production plant

29 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia has been awarded a contract to design and build a wastewater treatment system integrated into a greenfield oleochemical production plant in Indonesia.


Making the most of wastewater

23 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

"If you're not processing your wastewater and getting all the energy you can out of it, it's a waste and you're losing out," says Wiley Process Engineer Heath Barker. In this article, he talks about the latest trends in covered anaerobic lagoon (CAL) systems and how they need to be nurtured and optimised to achieve maximum benefits.


200 pressure sewer pumps installed

22 March, 2016 | Supplied by: South East Water Ltd

South East Water and South Gippsland Water have completed installation of the 200th in-ground pressure sewer pump unit as part of the Poowong, Loch and Nyora Sewer Scheme.


What does the future hold for municipal biosolids dewatering in Australia?

15 March, 2016 by John Koumoukelis, Director, Hydroflux* | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

Every year, over 85 million tonnes of biosolids (sludge) are dewatered at most of the 2400 municipal sewage treatment plants in Australia.


New wastewater treatment option for SA councils

10 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Flinders University

A wastewater treatment system designed at Flinders University has been accepted as an alternative to existing passive lagoon systems for use in South Australia.


Sustainable wastewater treatment thanks to codigestion

08 March, 2016 by Mitch Laginestra and Ross Carter* | Supplied by: GHD Pty Ltd

Can wastewater treatment become more sustainable? While the goal of treating wastewater is to minimise the impact on the receiving environment, the processes themselves are usually powered by electricity generated by fossil fuels.


Gorman-Rupp self-cleaning sump for wastewater

08 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

Developed by Hydro-Plus in conjunction with Gorman-Rupp, the self-cleaning sump addresses many of the issues confronting owners of sewage pump station assets, such as high capital costs, high energy consumption and the cost of intervention for the likes of sediment, solids or fat build-up or for removing chokes from pumps.


Diffuser system cuts wastewater treatment costs

19 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

Thanks to an upgrade of its treatment plant, the Rockhampton Regional Council has achieved a total nitrogen limit as low as 3.1 mg/L while aiming to reduce electricity costs by up to 20%.


Screen technology improves sewage treatment efficiency

16 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

As part of its goal of providing high-quality, safe drinking water to households while at the same time finding ways to improve the management of wastewater, MidCoast Water is using band screen technology to improve efficiencies at its Dawson sewage treatment plant.


Hydrothane External Circulation Sludge Bed (ECSB) and Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) for anaerobic wastewater treatment

12 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

Hydrothane offers an anaerobic process design that also saves on space and removes noise, odour, corrosion and maintenance issues. The process is suitable for industries with organically laden wastewater, such as chemical, food and beverages, and pulp and paper.


Sunbury Recycled Water Plant upgrade begins

02 February, 2016

Lisa Neville and Josh Bull have announced the start of a $53 million upgrade of the Sunbury Recycled Water Plant.


Atlas Copco ZS 18–160 kW blower

29 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

The Atlas Copco ZS 18–160 kW positive displacement screw blower is suitable for most wastewater treatment plants. It is designed to the company's plug-and-play set-up, making installation easy, and features a small footprint.


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