Water Treatment EBook

Water treatment is any process that improves the quality of water to make it more acceptable for a specific end-use. The end use may be drinking, industrial water supply, irrigation, river flow maintenance, water recreation or many other uses, including being safely returned to the environment.

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WasteWater Treatment Ebook

Sewage treatment is the process of removing contaminants from wastewater, primarily from household sewage. Physical, chemical, and biological processes are used to remove contaminants and produce treated wastewater (or treated effluent) that is safer for the environment.

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Design, analyze or troubleshoot any pipe flow system. Consider liquid, gas, two-phase, slurry or non-Newtonian fluids from a single solution. Accelerate your design process with automatic equipment sizing technology to API & ISO standards.

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  • PowerTech Water funding to drive carbon electrode technology commercialization September 18, 2019
    PowerTech Water, a US developer of cleantech water treatment technologies, has secured a US$1.5 million Series A round of funding to accelerate the commercialization of its CapCo™ Capacitive Coagulation modules and systems. Mazarine Ventures, a Chicago-based early-stage venture capital and advisory firm, joins lead investor Bluegrass Angels as well as Harbor Street Ventures, Commonwealth Seed […]
  • Grundfos’s Serbian plant to treat and reuse its own wastewater September 18, 2019
    The opening ceremony of the Grundfos BioBooster in Indjija, Serbia.Grundfos has opened a water treatment facility at its production site in Indjija, Serbia that will treat and reuse the plant’s wastewater using the company's BioBooster technology. The BioBooster facility will treat all domestic wastewater, which accounts for 60–70% of the factory’s wastewater. Other wastewater treatment […]
  • IDA - sustainability and water management workshop September 17, 2019
    Dr Corrado Sommariva, will be the instructor at a workshop covering sustainability and water management at the IDA Congress.The founder and CEO of Sustainable Water and Power Consultants (SWPC), Dr Corrado Sommariva, will be the instructor at a workshop covering sustainability and water management on 20 October, during the IDA World Congress at the Dubai […]
  • MICRODYN-NADIR launches updated MBR module September 13, 2019
    BIO-CEL MBR is a hybrid technology that combines the features of hollow fibre and flat-plate designs.Microdyn-Nadir will be displaying its newly improved MICRODYN BIO-CEL L-2 MBR module at WEFTEC, which takes place in Chicago from 23-25 September. The company, part of the Life Science and Environment (LS&E) division of Mann+Hummel, says the new additions make it […]
  • WFC13 – keynote lecture highlight September 12, 2019
    Dr Roger Ben Aim, from the University of Montpellier, will present a keynote lecture at WFC13.The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS), organiser of the 13th World Filtration Congress (WFC13), has announced that Dr Roger Ben Aim, from the University of Montpellier, will present a keynote lecture at WFC13 entitled Deep Bed Filtration vs Membrane […]
  • Xylem launches UV disinfection for aquaculture September 11, 2019
    Xylems Wedeco Acton PE UV disinfection system is designed for use in saltwater and other harsh water systems.Xylem’s new line of Wedeco Acton PE ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems is designed for use in saltwater and other harsh water systems. The Acton PE system’s non-corroding polyethylene HDPE (PE 100) design is intended for aquaculture farms, aquaria, […]
  • LiqTech completes BS Plastic acquisition September 11, 2019
    LiqTech International Inc has acquired Danish plastics manufacturer BS Plastic A/S. The acquisition will allow LiqTech to in-source certain components of its proprietary ceramic silicon carbide water filtration systems for closed loop marine scrubber applications, which the company expects will result in enhanced profitability through improvement to its go forward gross margins. BS Plastic was […]
  • The top filtration stories in August September 4, 2019
    Toray’s new TORAYFIL membrane module, SPX Flow’s plans to sell its Power and Energy business and our Q2 2019 Mergers & Acquisitions Review were the most read stories on the Filtration+Separation website in August. 1. Toray releases new TORAYFIL membrane module Toray Industries’ new TORAYFIL HFU-B2315AN is a pressurised PVDF ultrafiltration (UF) membrane module for […]
  • Filinvest and Hitachi to set up water solutions JV in the Philippines September 2, 2019
    Philippine conglomerate Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC) and Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering Pte Ltd have signed a 60:40 joint venture agreement for a new water solutions company that will provide water solutions across the Philippines. Filinvest-Hitachi Omni Waterworks Inc, the planned joint venture company, will have its head office in Taguig City, the Philippines. The business will […]
  • LiqTech wins US$8.4mn marine scrubber filtration order August 30, 2019
    LiqTech International Inc has received its largest single order to date for its proprietary ceramic silicon carbide water filtration systems for marine scrubber applications. The US$8.4 million order was placed by one of the world’s largest shipping companies and follows the recent installation and system deployment by this customer on the two largest container ships […]
  • De.mem secures first orders in target markets August 30, 2019
    De.mem has received two purchase orders worth A$350 000 from customers in new target markets and geographies. A water treatment system to upgrade an existing vehicle wash facility has been ordered by a Western Australian government organization. A containerized wastewater treatment system will be delivered to a food & beverage corporation based in the Pacific […]
  • Xylem and Planet Water Foundation extend impact August 28, 2019
    The partnership provided water to the local community after the Lombok earthquake in Indonesia.Global water technology company, Xylem and Planet Water Foundation, a non-profit organisation addressing global water poverty, have announced plans to expand their partnership to provide safe drinking water to rural communities and those most in need. The announcement came during World Water […]
  • Citic Envirotech wins two water projects in China August 28, 2019
    Citic Envirotech Ltd has secured two build-own-transfer (BOT) projects with a total investment value of RMB1.685 billion in Xichang City, Sichuan Province, China. The first is a water supply development project where Citic Envirotech will undertake the design, construction and operation of water supply pipelines in a RMB1.34 billion investment. The project, which aims to […]
  • LiqTech to acquire Danish plastics manufacturer August 26, 2019
    LiqTech International Inc has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire BS Plastic A/S, a specialized plastics manufacturer based in Denmark. The acquisition will allow LiqTech to in-source certain components of its proprietary ceramic silicon carbide water filtration systems for closed loop marine scrubber applications. BS Plastic was founded in 1958 as a provider of […]
  • Xylem on Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list August 20, 2019
    Xylem Inc has been included on Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list for the second year in a row. The Change the World list is a ranking of 50 companies that have made a significant social impact through their core business strategy. Xylem was recognized for its work with customers and communities around the world […]
  • Franklin Electric expands in filtration with First Sales acquisition August 14, 2019
    Franklin Electric Co Inc has completed the acquisition of First Sales LLC, an Indiana manufacturer of water treatment and filtration equipment for residential and commercial markets. First Sales designs, manufactures and distributes its products under the Sterling Water Treatment and Avid Water Systems brand names, primarily for customers in the United States. In fiscal 2018, […]
  • Registration for IDA Leaders’ Summit now open August 9, 2019
    The IDA Leaders Summit includes access to invite-only networking events and to the entire IDA World Congress.IDA’s first-ever exclusive Leaders’ Summit is now open for registration and includes access to invite-only networking events and to the entire IDA World Congress.    The Leaders’ Summit will take place at the IDA World Congress from 20-24 October at […]
  • Toray’s nanofiltration membrane triples permeation August 8, 2019
    Toray Industries has developed a nanofiltration membrane which, it says, triples the permeation performance of conventional models while enhancing ion and organic compound separation from aqueous solutions.  Nanofiltration selectively separates ions and compounds and is used to remove organic solvents and agrochemicals from groundwater and rivers. Nanofiltration membranes can also be used in the food […]
  • Evoqua expands Alabama wastewater treatment system’s capacity August 7, 2019
    Evoquas VertiCel® Biological Treatment System installed at the Prattville, Alabama wastewater treatment facility was designed to expand treatment capacity and achieve nitrogen and phosphorus removal limits.Commissioning of the plant took place on 1 August 2019 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.Evoqua Water Technologies has upgraded the wastewater treatment system for the City of Prattville […]
  • Saltworks offers shale evaporation alternative August 7, 2019
    Saltworks AirBreather technology has been used in a new shale water evaporation system.Saltworks Technologies has partnered with Comtech Industries to produce a new shale water evaporation system using Saltworks’ AirBreather technology. The system was recently piloted in a live shale field and successfully reduced produced water volumes, removing the risk of air emissions and eliminating […]

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  • FSubsea expands board of directors September 17, 2019
    Erik Sverre Jensen (left) and FSubsea CEO Alexander Fuglesang (right).Norway’s FSubsea AS has added Erik Sverre Jensen to its board of directors and as a shareholder. Sverre Jensen, who holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering, is a former Asset Area manager at Norsk Hydro, platform manager (Oseberg) and most recently field development director and COO […]
  • Ohio Transmission Corporation makes another acquisition September 16, 2019
    Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC) has acquired Pumps, Parts and Service Inc (PP&S), an industrial pump and repair business in the southeastern United States. OTC recently expanded its pump, filtration, service and fabrication business with the acquisition of Furey Filter & Pump Inc and its subsidiary PSI Engineering LLC. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, PP&S was […]
  • EKKI Pumps establishes Centre of Excellence at Indian engineering college September 12, 2019
    The opening of the EKKI-MCET International Water Technology Centre.The product galleria.The knowledge transfer classroom.EKKI Pumps has inaugurated the EKKI-MCET International Water Technology Centre (EIWTC) at the Dr Mahalingam College of Engineering & Technology (MCET) in Pollachi, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, India. Set up in collaboration with MCET and Nachimuthu Polytechnic College, the EKKI-MCET International Water […]
  • Tsurumi highlights sewage & wastewater at WEFTEC September 12, 2019
    Tsurumi Pump will showcase its sewage and wastewater pumps and process equipment at WEFTEC.Tsurumi Pump will focus on the durability of its process equipment and its sewage and wastewater pump line at this year’s WEFTEC, which takes place in Chicago from 21-25 September. Some of the pumps showcased at this year’s event include: C series […]
  • First Taiwan International Water Week September 11, 2019
    Taiwan's investment in water infrastructure aims to target smart water management and water reclamation.The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be hosting the first Taiwan International Water Week (TIWW) at the Taipei World Trade Center from 26-28 September. Taiwan puts a high priority on smart water technologies with annual exports of pumps, valves, pipes, […]
  • Pumps Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Q2 2019 September 10, 2019
    Image macgyverhh/Shutterstock.com.Pump-related M&A deals completed between April and June 2019 included acquisitions for Gruppo Aturia, John Crane, Genstar Capital, PumpMan, Valmet, Dover, ITT, AxFlow, Ingersoll Rand, Ohio Transmission Corp, Hayward Tyler and First Reserve.   •           Dover sells Finder Pompe to Gruppo Aturia Merate, Italy-based Finder Pompe, which was part of Dover’s PSG® business unit, […]
  • Grundfos features intelligent products at WEFTEC September 10, 2019
    Grundfos will launch its LC 231 and 241 level control panels at WEFTEC.Grundfos will debut a new pump controller and real-time analytics and diagnostics solutions at WEFTEC. WEFTEC takes place from 23-25 September in Chicago and among Grundfos’ new products are the LC 231 and 241 level control panels, which allow for setup and integration […]
  • Grundfos India appoints new general manager September 9, 2019
    Saravanan Panneer Selvam, the new general manager of Grundfos India.Saravanan Panneer Selvam was appointed general manager of Grundfos India from 1 September 2019. He will report to Ranganath N K, area managing director, INDO Region, Grundfos, and will be responsible for the company’s business and operations in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives and Nepal. Saravanan […]
  • Ebara engineer receives ASME’s Henry R Worthington Medal September 5, 2019
    The award was presented at the recent ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference (AJK Fluids) 2019 in San Francisco, USA.The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has awarded the 2019 Henry R Worthington Medal to Akira Goto, a technical superintendent at Ebara Corp. The Henry R Worthington Medal, which is given for eminent achievement in pumping […]
  • International Rotating Equipment Conference September 5, 2019
    International Rotating Equipment Conference 2019, 24-25 Sept 2019, Wiesbaden, Germany.  The conference supports worldwide networking, Manufacturers and users of pumps, compressors and vacuum technology can network with each other more quickly and exchange ideas and knowledge.
  • The top World Pumps stories in August September 3, 2019
    The new Amacontrol III module from the KSB Group offers protection and monitoring functions for pumps and submersible mixers. (Image: KSB)KSB’s new protection and monitoring module, a Goulds Pumps low flow model and Wilo’s Smart Factory in Dortmund were the most read stories on the World Pumps website in August.   1. KSB offers new […]
  • Svanehøj opens office in Japan September 3, 2019
    Svanehøj has appointed Jens Peter Lund to head up the new office in Kobe, Japan.Svanehøj expects to quadruple sales of its Svanehøj ECA Fuel Pump for LNG, Ethane and Methanol in 2019.Svanehøj Group A/S is moving closer to its growing customer base in East Asia by opening a sales office in Kobe, Japan. The Danish […]
  • Bedford provides fish friendly pumps for Norfolk pumping station September 3, 2019
    Installing one of the fish friendly pumps at the Wolferton pumping station.The Wolferton site.Bedford Pumps has recently installed and commissioned three new fish friendly canister pumps for the Wolferton pumping station in Norfolk, UK. The pumping station provides flood protection to a 2800 hectare catchment, including a number of villages and part of Queen Elizabeth […]
  • Xylem and Planet Water Foundation extend impact August 29, 2019
    Xylem and Planet Water Foundation provide water to the local community after the Lombok earthquake in Indonesia.Global water technology company, Xylem and Planet Water Foundation, a non-profit organisation addressing global water poverty, have announced plans to expand their partnership to provide safe drinking water to rural communities and those most in need. The announcement came […]
  • Vesconite provides water flinger bearings August 27, 2019
    Vesconite is an alternative material for the water flinger bearings which does not swell or delaminate.A South African pump manufacturer is now using Vesconite’s low-swell water-flinger polymer bearings for its pumps to deflect water that is escaping from gland packing. The gland packing should form a watertight seal around the shaft, but water was escaping […]
  • Holland Pump appoints new chief financial officer August 26, 2019
    Keno Cox.Holland Pump Co, the US specialty pump rental and dewatering solutions provider, has a new chief financial officer. Keno Cox previously held senior finance roles at US equipment rental company Neff Corp which was acquired by United Rentals. He has a diverse financial background and extensive experience in strategic planning, enterprise accounting and mergers […]
  • Xylem pumps aid Whaley Bridge dam operation August 21, 2019
    Simon Flevill service engineer/driver (left) and Ian Turner, supervisor Service (right) with the diesel pumps draining water out of Toddbrook.Xylem Water Solutions UK provided pumps to drain the water from the Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge recently, saving the wall of the reservoir dam from the risk of collapse. Xylem worked with SLD Construction and Kier, […]
  • Xylem on Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list August 20, 2019
    Xylem Inc has been included on Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list for the second year in a row. The Change the World list is a ranking of 50 companies that have made a significant social impact through their core business strategy. This year, Xylem was recognized for its work with customers and communities around […]
  • Netzsch presents pump technology at WEFTEC August 19, 2019
    Netzchs N.Mac Twin Shaft Grinder is designed to fragment materials in wastewater treatment, biogas and biomass plants, food and animal processing.NETZSCH Pumps North America will be displaying its N.Mac Twin Shaft Grinder full service-in-place (FSIP) version of the NEMO progressing cavity pump, the TORNADO T2 rotary lobe pump and the iFD-Stator 2.0 at WEFTEC in September. WEFTEC takes […]
  • New sales appointments at Seepex Inc August 16, 2019
    Bill Martiniere.Chris Brooks.Bill Martiniere has accepted the newly created position of chemical market manager at progressive cavity pump technology specialist Seepex Inc. In this new position, Martiniere will be responsible for all chemical pump sales-related activities. Martiniere has more than 35 years of industrial experience particularly in chemical applications along with extensive knowledge of progressive […]