Water > Treatment

New technology at water treatment plant improves THM control

07 November, 2019 by Wayne Handford, Coordinator Operations, Toowoomba Regional Council

Toowoomba Regional Council's Yarraman WTP struggled with trihalomethane failures until new technology improved sludge control and TOC.


PFAS remediation company named Australian Technology Company of the Year

06 November, 2019

OPEC Systems has been named Australian Technology Company of the Year for its innovation in environmental remediation.


Quality drinking water through ozone treatment

27 September, 2019 by Dipl. Ing. Christian Langensiepen, Product Management, VEGA Grieshaber KG

How pressure transducers make an important contribution to the continuous processing of quality drinking water.


Engineers explore membrane distillation technologies

13 August, 2019

Engineers from Colorado State University have investigated why certain membrane designs purify water better than others.


AFR BOSS innovation list recognises SUEZ

12 August, 2019

SUEZ ranks 9th on the Australian Financial Review Boss Magazine's Most Innovative Companies list.


Coliban Water joins program to optimise network

08 August, 2019

Coliban Water is participating in an American Water Works Association program to assess and optimise its water distribution network.


Mussels flex their surface engineering muscles

15 July, 2019

Chemical analysis of the sticky threads contained in mussels is inspiring engineering innovations to address problems including oil spills and water contamination.


Finding water solutions

01 July, 2019

DuPont Water Solutions offers a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes, ultrafiltration membranes and electrodeionisation products.


Upgrade for Macarthur Water Filtration Plant

25 June, 2019

Sydney Water's Macarthur Water Filtration Plant in Appin, NSW, will be upgraded by the company's long-time partner, TRILITY.


New water purifier inspired by a rose

05 June, 2019

Inspired by a rose, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new device for collecting and purifying water.


Soil-injected liquid biosolids trial in Victoria

17 May, 2019

South East Water is investigating new ways to use biosolids, the by-product of the wastewater treatment process.


DNA technology detects the real E.coli

14 May, 2019

Researchers at Australian Water Quality Centre laboratories are using DNA technology to differentiate between non-infectious bacterial blooms and potentially dangerous E. coli.


Research traces water contaminants back to the source

02 April, 2019

Multimillion-dollar research is underway at UNSW's Water Research Centre to determine how to treat and neutralise emerging contaminants in our water supplies.


Wetland sends phosphorous levels south

25 March, 2019

Water monitoring in the Cox Creek Catchment in the Adelaide Hills has revealed up to an 80% reduction in phosphorous levels over the last decade.


What's amiss with drinking treated sewage?

21 March, 2019 by Andrew Miley*

In 2006 Toowoomba voted against a wastewater-recycling scheme that would have supplied their homes with drinking water sourced from treated, recycled wastewater.


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