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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  • Centrisys/CNP product enhances THP and wins award May 21, 2019
    Centrisys/CNP has won the Frost & Sullivan 2019 North American Product Leadership Award for its PONDUS TCHP, which helps the US sludge treatment industry to increase the sustainability of anaerobic digestion and enhance the thermal hydrolysis process (THP). PONDUS TCHP is a continuous hydrolysis process which replaces steam and instead combines caustic soda and heated […]
  • Joint winners for MIT Water Innovation Prize May 17, 2019
    MIT MBA student Javier Renna (left) presents the MIT Water Prize winners with their award.A membrane technology for textile manufacturers, a recirculating aquaculture system and a social enterprise in Rwanda have been announced as joint winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize. The MIT Water Innovation Prize is a start-up competition run by MIT Water Club network […]
  • Kurita Water Industries acquires Avista Technologies May 15, 2019
    Japanese water treatment solutions supplier Kurita Water Industries Ltd is acquiring San Marcos, California-headquartered Avista Technologies Inc together with its affiliate Avista Technologies (UK) Ltd. Avista is a formulator and global supplier of reverse osmosis (RO) specialty chemicals. The company also provides technical support for membranebased water treatment systems including RO, microfiltration/ultrafiltration (MF/UF) and multimedia […]
  • Saltworks offers high pressure RO technology May 14, 2019
    A spiral wound membrane system.Saltworks Technology is now offering its Xtreme Reverse Osmosis (XRO) technology, with optional ultra-high-pressure reverse osmosis (UHP RO) membrane technology in a modularised package for brine management. The company says the new UHP RO technology can reduce brine management costs by three times compared with evaporators. Rated for 1,740 psi, the UHP […]
  • Man City celebrates Premier League win with beer made from Etihad Stadium rainwater May 13, 2019
    To celebrate Manchester City’s Premier League title win, Xylem has teamed up with the football club and Heineken Manchester to produce ‘Raining Champions’, a limited edition beer made with purified rainwater collected from the roof of the Etihad Stadium. ‘Raining Champions’ is part of the Xylem and Manchester City campaign to show football fans around […]
  • Grundfos appoints chief marketing officer May 13, 2019
    Ulrik Gernow, the new chief marketing officer at Grundfos.The Grundfos Group has appointed Ulrik Gernow to the new position of chief marketing officer (CMO). Gernow will lead the global Grundfos segment organization, as well as strategic development and innovation, global marketing, branding and corporate communication areas. Gernow joins Grundfos from the LEGO Group where he […]
  • Amazon’s technology ensures low turbidity May 13, 2019
    Amazon's SupaSpun II R31 technology reduces the risk of boreholes delivering drinking water with high turbidity.Amazon Filters has recently published an application study that describes how two major municipal water suppliers are using its SupaSpun II R31 filtration cartridges to lessen the risk of their boreholes delivering drinking water with high turbidity.  Turbidity is caused by particulates in […]
  • Piedmont adds disc and screen filters to portfolio May 9, 2019
    H2O Innovation has announced that its independent subsidiary, Piedmont, has launched a new product line of disc and screen self-cleaning filters. Piedmont specialises in corrosion resistant equipment for desalination plants in the industrial and municipal markets and the new product line complements its existing product offering. The FRP cartridge filter housings are used in the […]
  • Pentair filtration stations provide drinking water at Minnesota Twins’ Target Field May 8, 2019
    Pentair is delivering filtered drinking water at Target Field in Minneapolis, the home ballpark of the Minnesota Twins, for the 2019 baseball season. Minnesota Twins fans can now bring their own reusable water bottles to fill up at nine Pentair Water Filtration Stations located throughout Target Field to stay hydrated, while also helping reduce plastic […]
  • Kansas WWTP installs Suez’s Methanis biogas membrane system May 8, 2019
    The Oakland wastewater treatment plant in Topeka, Kansas will generate up to 530 SCFM of pipeline-ready renewable natural gas (RNG) each year with Suez Methanis membrane biogas upgrading. The project, which marks the first North American installation of Methanis, will not only offset the operating costs at the plant, but also generate additional revenue from […]
  • Africa’s first solar desalination plant a success May 7, 2019
    Africas first solar desalination plant at Witsand, Hessequa Municipality, South Africa.Africa’s first sea water solar desalination plant has now produced more than 10 million litres (10,000 kL) of drinking water, solving the local water crisis in Hessequa Municipality in South Africa and providing the population with a steady water supply. The OSMOSUN plant has been […]
  • Saltworks’ technology deployed on commercial scale May 3, 2019
    The Saltworks Team and the Honorable Harjit Sajjan in front of the AirBreather plant.Canadian company, Saltworks Technologies has announced that its AirBreather technology will be scaled up for commercial roll-out following investment from the Canadian government’s Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). The AirBreather treats produced water in the natural gas industry. It is a waste […]
  • April’s top filtration stories May 1, 2019
    New technologies from Mann+Hummel and Koch Membrane Systems and the first commercial installation for Suez’s membrane gravity filter system were the most read stories on the Filtration+Separation website in April.   1. Mann+Hummel presents new technology at ComVac Mann+Hummel’s portfolio of single-stage air cleaners now includes the ENTARON HD 4 VAC for operating conditions with high […]
  • Toray develops small RO membrane element April 30, 2019
    Performance of the permeate side channel material used in Toray's new technology.Toray Industries recently announced it has developed a new small-sized reverse osmosis (RO) membrane element with twice as much water recovery. The improved water generation is enabled through a technology that limits the resistance of the feed water and purified water flowing through the […]
  • Filtration Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Q1 2019 April 28, 2019
    Filtration-related M&A deals in the first three months of 2019 included: •  Pentair to acquire Aquion and Pelican Water Systems Pentair plc entered into definitive agreements to acquire US water treatment equipment companies Aquion and Pelican Water Systems. Aquion, majority owned by Mason Wells and headquartered outside Chicago, offers water conditioners, water filters, drinking-water purifiers, ozone and […]
  • Water purification by ​electrical ​discharge April 28, 2019
    The research team has developed a new method of water purification.An international research team led by Professor Sergei Preis from the Tallinn University of Technology’s Department of Material and Environmental Technology in Estonia has developed a plasma water treatment using an electrical discharge method. The research, published in the Journal of Electrostatics (Volume 98, March 2019, […]
  • IDA to present seventh Action4Good conference April 26, 2019
    The theme of IDA's conference will be Creating Resilient Solutions to Water Needs.The International Desalination Association (IDA) will present its seventh Action4Good International Conference from 12-14 May in Santa Margherita, Italy. The theme of the conference will be Creating Resilient Solutions to Water Needs and will address critical water, energy and environmental issues and examine the […]
  • GWE biogas balloon shows sustainability benefits April 26, 2019
    The COHRAL system from Global Water & Energy is providing cleaner wastewater effluent and a reduced carbon footprint.A Covered High-Rate Anaerobic Lagoon (COHRAL) system from Global Water & Energy (GWE) installed at NH Foods Australia is providing cleaner wastewater effluent and a reduced carbon footprint. This was the analysis of Australian environmental engineering and green […]
  • Flood Expo addresses flood defence and management April 25, 2019
    Flood Expo 2019 will look to the future and present strategies and new technology for flooding problems with a focus on flood management and flood defence infrastructure. Sponsored by Aquaclear Water Management and supported by the Environment Agency, Flood Expo 2019 will take place at the NEC in Birmingham from 11-12 September. It will allow flood […]
  • Evoqua’s Omnipac technology selected for North Carolina golf course April 24, 2019
    Carolina Water Service Inc has selected Evoqua Water Technologies, through its sales partner Premier Water, to design, manufacture and install a new wastewater treatment system located in the gated golf course community of Connestee Falls, North Carolina. The plant is designed to be sustainable, with a focus on improving efficiency and extending its useful life. […]

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  • Ingersoll Rand completes acquisition of Precision Flow Systems May 16, 2019
    Ingersoll-Rand plc has completed its US$1.45 billion acquisition of Precision Flow Systems from funds advised by BC Partners Advisors LP and The Carlyle Group. Precision Flow Systems brands include Milton Roy, LMI, Haskel, BuTech, Dosatron, YZ Systems, Williams and Hartell. Markets include water, precision irrigation, oil and gas, chemical and industrial. Precision Flow Systems, which […]
  • Voith to provide pumps for Shanxi’s water supply network in China May 16, 2019
    Signing the contract: Cheng-jun Zhang, chairman of Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd and Petra Helm, member of the board and CFO, Voith Hydro St Pölten.Voith has signed a contract with China’s Shanxi Middle Yellow River Diversion Water Development Co Ltd to provide five large pumps and auxiliary equipment for Shanxi province’s […]
  • Elliott opens new factory in India May 16, 2019
    The new factory in Bengaluru, India.Ebara Corp subsidiary Elliott Group has opened a new manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, India. The new factory, which shares the same campus as the company’s existing service centre in Bengaluru, handles manufacturing, packaging and testing of small and medium-sized steam turbines. It also has a sales and service department and […]
  • Danfoss showcases technology at water show May 16, 2019
    Danfoss Drives are on show at the Water Equipment Show this week.This year’s Water Equipment Show takes place on 16 May 16 at the International Centre, Telford, and Danfoss Drives will be exhibiting its drives for water and wastewater applications. Products on show include the Danfoss VLT AQUA series of drives, which have dedicated features […]
  • Veolia wins pump station contract in Johannesburg’s East Rand May 16, 2019
    Veolia Water Technologies South Africa is to design, manufacture, supply, deliver, install, commission and put into service a new pump station in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni. The pump station, which will become ‘Engine Room 3’ at the Boksburg plant, will supplement the existing pumping station’s water capacity by approximately 600 ML/day, increasing the plant’s daily capacity to […]
  • Acquisition expands AxFlow’s operations in the Balkans May 15, 2019
    AxFlow GesmbH Austria, part of the AxFlow Group, has acquired VIP Tehnika, a Slovenian company specialising in the sale and service of pumps for water and wastewater applications. Located in Maribor, Slovenia, 40km from AxFlow’s office in Graz, Austria, VIP Tehnika provides AxFlow with a second base from which to grow its operations in the […]
  • Man City celebrates Premier League win with beer made from Etihad Stadium rainwater May 13, 2019
    To celebrate Manchester City’s Premier League title win, Xylem has teamed up with the football club and Heineken Manchester to produce ‘Raining Champions’, a limited edition beer made with purified rainwater collected from the roof of the Etihad Stadium. ‘Raining Champions’ is part of the Xylem and Manchester City campaign to show football fans around […]
  • Conference addresses 4IR in Africa May 13, 2019
    Visitors at the last Pumps, Valves and Pipes Africa conference.The Pumps, Valves & Pipes Africa 2019 conference, which takes place 11-13 June in Johannesburg, South Africa, will look at the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in Africa and the growing industrial valves market in the region. Co-located with the African Construction Expo and […]
  • April’s top pump stories May 10, 2019
    John Crane's T4111 single-use elastomer bellows cartridge seal is a general-purpose sealing solution for low-duty applications.John Crane’s new T4111 single-use elastomer bellows cartridge seal, Gruppo Aturia’s acquisition of Finder Pompe and Ingersoll-Rand’s binding offer to acquire Precision Flow Systems were the most read stories on the World Pumps website in April 2019.   1. John […]
  • Andritz provides 12 energy-efficient pumps for water supply in Jordan May 10, 2019
    Andritz delivered six multi-stage axial split case pumps and six high-pressure ring section pumps. Photo: Andritz.Andritz has supplied 12 multi-stage axial split case and high-pressure ring section pumps to the Water Authority of Jordan. The energy-efficient pumps are now securing the water supply of the capital city Amman. Andritz was selected to refurbish the two key […]
  • Grundfos appoints chief marketing officer May 9, 2019
    Ulrik Gernow, the new chief marketing officer at Grundfos.The Grundfos Group has appointed Ulrik Gernow to the new position of chief marketing officer (CMO). Gernow will lead the global Grundfos segment organization, as well as strategic development and innovation, global marketing, branding and corporate communication areas. Gernow joins Grundfos from the LEGO Group where he […]
  • Wanner introduces Hydra-Cell T200 series May 7, 2019
    The Hydra-Cell T200 Series medium pressure pumps have no seals or packing.Wanner Engineering has announced the introduction of its new Hydra-Cell T200 Series medium pressure pumps, with no seals or packing. The pumps feature a seal-less design that avoids the maintenance of mechanical or dynamic seals and packing that can leak and wear. The design […]
  • Tsurumi presents smart controller May 7, 2019
    Tsurumi Connect networks all electrical devices at a construction site. (Image: Tsurumi)Tsurumi recently presented its Tsurumi Connect smart controller system for the digital networking of pumps and other electrical systems in the water logistics sector. At bauma 2019 Tsurumi experts demonstrated how pumps can be integrated into the networked construction world or Industry 4.0. Tsurumi […]
  • Change of ownership for Pleuger Industries May 3, 2019
    Pleuger Industries headquarters in Hamburg. © Pleuger Industries Willi Wester.After 18 years in the Flowserve group, Pleuger Industries, the German manufacturer of submersible motor pumps, is once again an independent company. The Flacks Group, a US private investment group, has bought Pleuger Industries from Flowserve and the strategic management of the German company has now […]
  • Cole-Parmer enhances Masterflex Live May 3, 2019
    MasterflexLive Cloud-enabled pumps have now been enhanced with 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 compliance.Cole-Parmer has improved its Masteflex Live Cloud-enabled pumps to make them 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 compliant. MasterflexLive is a secure, Cloud-based platform for controlling and monitoring select Masterflex L/S and I/P peristaltic pumps via a […]
  • Atlas Copco extends low-pressure blower range May 2, 2019
    The new ZL2 blower design is for low-pressure applications within demanding environments.Atlas Copco has introduced the latest in its ZL2 low pressure lobe blower 11 to 45 kW range, with the choice of fixed-speed or VSD versions. Tthe ZL2 blowers provide either pure mechanical basic units employing dial gauges for pressure reading, or with an […]
  • Sensaphone introduces monitoring system April 29, 2019
    The Express II system is expandable to include up to 40 channels.Sensaphone has introduced its Sensaphone Express II Monitoring System for large water and wastewater facilities. The Express II system is expandable to include up to 40 channels and so is designed for facilities that require many monitoring points or for operations that are planning […]
  • Grundfos names new SVP Human Resources April 26, 2019
    The Grundfos Group has appointed Lone Tvis as the new group senior vice president, human resources. Tvis comes to Grundfos after a successful 19-year career within large international companies such as Arla Foods and Danfoss. She will join Grundfos after the summer holiday, and be part of the Group Management Team and Extended Leadership Team. […]
  • Hughes Pumps hires export sales manager for the Middle East April 26, 2019
    Dan Galley.UK high pressure water jetting equipment manufacturer Hughes Pumps has expanded its sales team with the appointment of Dan Galley as export sales manager for the Middle East region. Galley will help capitalise on market opportunities following a period of sustained growth for Hughes Pumps in Europe, across Asia, and the Far East. Prior […]
  • Flood Expo addresses flood defence and management April 25, 2019
    Flood Expo 2019 will look to the future and present strategies and new technology for flooding problems with a focus on flood management and flood defence infrastructure. Sponsored by Aquaclear Water Management and supported by the Environment Agency, Flood Expo 2019 will take place at the NEC in Birmingham from 11-12 September. It will allow flood […]