Wastewater

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.


Gorman-Rupp Eradicator Solids Management System

25 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

Gorman-Rupp has released the Eradicator Solids Management System, a pumping system for handling solids-laden wastewater. The system features an aggressive, self-cleaning wear plate incorporating a number of notches and grooves, as well as a lacerating tooth that helps break up stringy materials, scrape them off the impeller vanes and pass them through the pump.


Controllability the key to wastewater plants updating their blowers

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

Dennis Benson says there are three main factors why Australian wastewater plants are making the switch to screw blowers: controllability, reliability and reduced energy usage.


Advancing resource recovery — new report

11 January, 2016

An international report that takes an investor's perspective to recovering resources from wastewater has been welcomed by the water industry as an important step towards sustainability of water management in Australia.


Wee will rock you

04 November, 2015 | Supplied by: EPSRC

Step aside Kanye, a urinal that generates its own electricity was one of the biggest crowd-pleasers at Glastonbury Festival 2015 in the UK.


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.


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