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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  • LiqTech JV wins first Middle East oil and gas order October 12, 2021
    LiqTech International Inc has secured its first oil and gas order through its joint venture in the Middle East. This initial order, valued at around US$4.0 million in sales, was received from a major oil field services company. The customer will deploy LiqTech’s water filtration systems for a fixed monthly rental fee paid to the […]
  • Amazon Filters invests in welding platform October 12, 2021
    The powered lifting platform will help with the safe welding of larger filtration housings such as the one shown here.Amazon Filters has installed a powered lifting platform at its fabrication facility in Camberley, Surrey, UK to help with the welding of larger filtration housings while ensuring operator health and safety. The new motorised platform is the […]
  • Aquatech Innovation Award 2021 nominees October 8, 2021
    Award entries were submitted across five categories, with the jury identifying nominees from each category to be considered as candidates for the overall prize.The Aquatech Innovation Award recognises world-class innovation and technologies that have the potential to disrupt the global water market and this year a total of 12 technologies have been selected by an […]
  • Veolia expands pilot testing with NX Filtration October 7, 2021
    Veolia has been conducting lab-scale tests with NX Filtrations hollow fibre nanofiltration technology at its Scientific & Technological Expertise Department (STED).In a series of two new pilot programmes, Veolia will expand its pilot testing using NX Filtration’s hollow fibre nanofiltration membranes, testing them for the reuse of effluent from a municipal wastewater treatment plant and […]
  • Xylem and Man City’s Pep Guardiola tackle water challenges October 6, 2021
    Xylem and Pep Guardiola are encouraging young people to solve water challenges in their own communities.Pep Guardiola meets young people at a recent Xylem education event.Xylem and Manchester City Football Club manager Pep Guardiola are partnering to promote public engagement on the world’s water challenges. They will campaign for awareness and education, and support community initiatives […]
  • September’s top filtration stories October 6, 2021
    Filtration+Separation’s most popular news stories in September included Pentair’s acquisition of Pleatco Filtration, Mann+Hummel’s new self-cleaning filter and the launch of Clear Edge Filtration’s Lotus Range of filter media. 1. Pentair to acquire Pleatco Filtration Pentair plc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pleatco, a US manufacturer of water filtration and clean air […]
  • British Steel selects Suez for water management contract October 6, 2021
    British Steel Ltd has awarded a chemical and monitoring service contract to Suez Water Technologies & Solutions to improve its environmental footprint and compliance at the company’s integrated steel plant in Scunthorpe, UK. Suez will provide chemicals, services and digital solutions for cooling water, boiler water and wastewater treatment. This will improve automation and offer better […]
  • Andritz launches AI-supported polymer dosage system October 6, 2021
    The Metris addIQ RheoScan measures sludge conditions throughout the thickening and dewatering stages in real time. (Image: Andritz)Andritz has introduced the next generation of its Metris addIQ RheoScan, an optical measurement system for automatic polymer dosage in belt presses and gravity belt tables, which uses AI to increase process stability and reduce operating costs. The […]
  • Aqua Membranes appoints chief technology officer September 29, 2021
    CJ Kurth has joined Aqua Membranes as the company's chief technology officer. A 25-year veteran of the membrane separation industry, Kurth will oversee Aqua Membranes' technology development, intellectual property (IP) creation and defence, production and quality control. Kurth has previously held leadership roles at a number of water sector companies including Osmonics, GE Water, NanoH2O, […]
  • Hydro International supplies stormwater treatment September 29, 2021
    The Up-Flo filters in twin wall chambers, verified to remove 80% suspended solids but with demonstrated removal rates of up to 98%.Specialists in stormwater treatment, Hydro International and Bell Munro Consulting have collaborated to develop an effective and advanced stormwater treatment solution for the Eastways project in Witham, Essex which included the construction of a […]
  • Lanxess upgrades ion exchange resin September 28, 2021
    Ion analysis in an analytical laboratory at Lanxess in Leverkusen. (Image: Lanxess AG)Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has upgraded its Lewatit K 7333 ion exchange resin so that it can be used for oxygen removal in the electronics industry. The improved polymer matrix in conjunction with a modified formula now enables production of the palladium-doped, strongly alkaline anion […]
  • Grundfos to acquire US water technology company MECO September 22, 2021
    Grundfos is acquiring MECO.Grundfos has entered into an agreement to acquire Mechanical Equipment Company Inc (MECO), a US group that engineers and manufactures water purification solutions for a range of industries. MECO operates in the industrial water treatment market with manufacturing and sales offices in the US and international offices in Singapore and Ireland. “We […]
  • Saltworks produces battery-grade lithium from waste September 22, 2021
    Harvesting lithium from wastewater involves Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) and lithium upgrading and refining.Saltworks has successfully produced battery-grade lithium hydroxide from industrial wastewater. Economically extracting battery-grade lithium has previously been challenging but Saltworks’ core technologies offer advantages in processing low quality lithium chloride solutions, derived from clients’ wastewater using Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE), into high quality […]
  • Alfa Laval decanters help recycle San Diego's water September 22, 2021
    Alfa Laval is supplying decanters to a wastewater treatment plant in San Diego, California, USA. The decanters, which will be used for thickening and dewatering of sludge, will ensure that the treated municipal wastewater is suitable for irrigation and other non-potable uses. The project is part of San Diego’s recycled water program which will provide […]
  • G2O Water Technologies appoints chief marketing officer September 20, 2021
    The UK’s G2O Water Technologies has expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Andrew Walker as chief marketing officer. Walker, who founded the Blue Gold Marketing consultancy in 2007, will drive G2O Water Technologies’ marketing and business development. “As we shift gear, launching an exciting range of industrially proven products, Andrew will help […]
  • NX Filtration begins pilot for water reuse from paper mills September 17, 2021
    NX Filtrations Mexpert pilot system at Industriewater Eerbeek.NX Filtration has begun a pilot project with Industriewater Eerbeek (IWE), a subsidiary of three Dutch paper mills focusing on wastewater treatment, which aims to reuse wastewater and so reduce the extraction of groundwater and the overall water footprint of the paper mills. IWE has been purifying surplus […]
  • Alfa Laval partnership to produce sustainable water and beverages September 15, 2021
    Alfa Laval has entered into a partner agreement with Wayout International, a Swedish innovation company, to develop micro-factories for the local and sustainable production of water and other beverages. Wayout’s micro-factories can treat all types of water and remineralise it to produce high quality drinking water. The fully automated plug-and-play system is powered by solar […]
  • Pentair to acquire Pleatco Filtration September 15, 2021
    Pentair plc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pleatco, a US manufacturer of water filtration and clean air technologies for pool, spa and industrial air applications, in a US$255 million cash transaction. Pleatco, a portfolio company of private equity firm Align Capital Partners, designs and manufactures aftermarket pleated filter cartridges, pleated bags and […]
  • Envirogen Group appoints new chief executive September 15, 2021
    Joe Higgins, the new chief executive of Envirogen Group.Envirogen Group has named Joe Higgins as its group chief executive. Higgins joins Envirogen following a 23-year career at Veolia. He most recently served as regional and technical director at Veolia in Ireland. Former Envirogen Group chief executive Scott Malvenan, who has moved into the role of […]
  • De Nora celebrates long-term filter operation in Chesapeake Bay September 15, 2021
    An aerial view of the Arlington County Water Pollution Control Bureau (WPCB) plant where De Nora's technology has been in place for 10 years.De Nora has announced 10 years of successful biological nutrient removal at the Arlington County Water Pollution Control Bureau (WPCB), with its De Nora TETRA Denite filter technology. The technology has effectively […]

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  • Grundfos launches intelligent Distributed Pumping System in Thailand October 19, 2021
    Grundfos Distributed Pumping System achieves energy efficiency in cooling systems through utilising intelligent circulator pumps.Grundfos has introduced its Distributed Pumping System in Thailand, which can reduce energy consumption for cooling large commercial buildings by up to 50%, substantially cutting operational costs and helping Thai companies achieve their sustainability goals. Temperature control is one of the […]
  • EKKI celebrates 40th anniversary October 15, 2021
    EKKI has been making pumps for 40 years.India’s EKKI Group is marking 40 years of pump manufacturing with the launch of a “40+ Into the Golden Era” campaign. The campaign showcases key moments of progress for the company throughout the last four decades. The family business was founded in 1981 by P Arumugam along with […]
  • Thordon Bearings appoints new technical director October 14, 2021
    Tony Hamilton (left), technical director and Michael Skrzypczak (right), global service & support manager at Thordon Bearings.Thordon Bearings has hired Anthony Hamilton as its new technical director. Reporting directly to CEO Anna Galon, Hamilton will lead Thordon’s engineering, CAD and new product development teams. “We are delighted to welcome Tony to the Thordon family as […]
  • Alfa Laval adds to aquaculture portfolio October 12, 2021
    A LiftUP sludge collection system. Image courtesy LiftUP.Alfa Laval has acquired LiftUP, a Norwegian supplier of waste extraction systems for fish farms. Located outside Bergen on the west coast of Norway, LiftUP manufactures, sells and installs pumps and cleaning equipment for the removal of dead fish, waste and sludge from open fish cages. The compressed […]
  • Wilo acquires QuantumFlo October 11, 2021
    Wilo USA LLC has bought QuantumFlo Inc, a US specialist in pressure boosting systems and intelligent pump systems. Sanford, Florida-based QuantumFlo provides products and software solutions for the design and control of pressure boosting systems. “With this acquisition, we are strengthening our presence in the USA in line with our ‘region-for-region’ approach,” said Oliver Hermes, president […]
  • Siemens adds new features to intelligent valve October 7, 2021
    For the first time, actions are autonomously evaluated and executed by the Intelligent Valve and communicated to the building operator.Siemens Smart Infrastructure has added new features to its Intelligent Valve, including an Adaptive Flow Optimizer, automatic pre-setting, continuous optimisation of the delta T limitation (DT) and system-generated reports. The new features make it possible to achieve […]
  • Xylem and Man City’s Pep Guardiola tackle water challenges October 6, 2021
    Xylem and Pep Guardiola are encouraging young people to solve water challenges in their own communities.Pep Guardiola meets young people at a recent Xylem education event.Xylem and Manchester City Football Club manager Pep Guardiola are partnering to promote public engagement on the world’s water challenges. The partners will campaign for awareness and education, and support […]
  • September’s top pump stories October 5, 2021
    Image: DG-Studio/Adobe Stock.World Pumps’ most popular news stories in September included Grundfos’s latest acquisition and the company’s interim results, along with the Pump Industry Awards.   1. Grundfos to acquire US water technology company MECO Grundfos has entered into an agreement to acquire Mechanical Equipment Company Inc (MECO), a US group that engineers and manufactures water purification solutions […]
  • EKKI backs Indian agtech startup October 5, 2021
    EKKI's corporate office in Coimbatore, India.Indian pump manufacturer EKKI has invested in Kissan Pro, a Bengaluru-based agtech (agricultural technology) startup providing a crop management platform. Founded in 2020 by Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) alumni, Kissan Pro offers an all-in-one platform aimed at empowering farmers through technology, design and data science. […]
  • Fischer Process buys Frakes-PumpWorx October 4, 2021
    The Frakes-PumpWorx facility in Westfield, Indianapolis.Fischer Process Industries has acquired Frakes-PumpWorx, a pump and rotating equipment service business based in Westfield, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. “This latest acquisition of Frakes-PumpWorx in Indianapolis, IN, is perfectly aligned with our strategy of offering superior pump and rotating equipment service to customers in our Indiana market areas,”' said Ken […]
  • Celeros Flow Technology offers blind flange solution October 4, 2021
    The locking band mechanism is a duplex stainless steel conical thrust locking band fitted between the closure door and hub.Celeros Flow Technology brand GD Engineering has introduced its flanged GD Bandlock2 closure, which can be fitted to new or existing installations as a direct replacement for a blind flange. The cumulative downtime caused by blind […]
  • Metso Outotec appoints UK distributor for slurry pumps September 28, 2021
    Cyriac Tor Ltd is to distribute Metso Outotec slurry pumping solutions in the UK. The distribution agreement covers Metso Outotec’s slurry pumps, spare parts, seals and hoses, commissioning, service contracts, and technical support to all industry sectors in England, Scotland, and Wales. Saso Kitanoski, Metso Outotec president, Europe, said: “This partnership allows us to extend […]
  • Grundfos brings sustainable pumping to Asia Pacific September 28, 2021
    SQFlex Large is designed to meet the rising demand for solar energy pumps while withstanding the diverse weather conditions spanning the region.Grundfos has introduced the SQFlex Large, an extension of its long-standing SQFlex solar powered submersible pump range, into five markets in the Asia Pacific region for use in its agricultural industries. The markets are […]
  • Kirloskar Brothers introduces new series of borewell submersible pumps September 27, 2021
    The design of the new series features a carbon plus stainless-steel thrust plate, and a FG200 graded casting with cathodic electro deposition (CED) coating makes it corrosion-resistant.Indian pump manufacturer, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has launched new series of borewell submersible pumps, the NEO Series 4-in, which has been designed for rural, domestic and community water […]
  • Ebara launches virtual antenna shop in Brazil September 27, 2021
    Ebara's Brazilian virtual antenna shop.Ebara Bombas América do Sul Ltda (EBAS) has opened a Virtual Antenna Shop in Brazil. The ecommerce site is a marketplace where the Brazilian company and its sales agents sell EBAS pumps. Dealers and sales agents register their inventories of EBAS products on the Virtual Antenna Shop platform. Customers can then […]
  • Thames Water partners with Samotics on predictive maintenance September 24, 2021
    Samotics' SAM4 hardware inside the motor control cabinet.The UK’s Thames Water Utilities Ltd has selected Samotics as its sole supplier for electrical signature analysis (ESA) technology through to at least 2025. Following a tender process, Netherlands-based Samotics has been awarded a three-year exclusive contract to provide ESA monitoring technology and services for Thames Water’s equipment […]
  • Grundfos to acquire US water technology company MECO September 21, 2021
    Grundfos is acquiring MECO.Grundfos has entered into an agreement to acquire Mechanical Equipment Company Inc (MECO), a US group that engineers and manufactures water purification solutions for a range of industries. MECO operates in the industrial water treatment market with manufacturing and sales offices in the US and international offices in Singapore and Ireland. “We […]
  • Pentair to purchase Pleatco Filtration September 17, 2021
    Pentair plc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pleatco, a US manufacturer of water filtration and clean air technologies for pool, spa and industrial air applications, in a US$255 million cash transaction. Pleatco, a portfolio company of private equity firm Align Capital Partners, designs and manufactures aftermarket pleated filter cartridges, pleated bags and other […]
  • Xylem showcases mining solutions’ portfolio September 16, 2021
    Xylem exhibited its holistic smart water management solutions at MINExpo in Las Vegas.MINExpo 2021 took place in Las Vegas recently and Xylem exhibited its holistic smart water management solutions to improve the productivity, safety, reliability and sustainability of mine sites. Some of Xylem’s featured products at MINExpo included its classic Flygt 2201, a drainage pump which […]
  • Armstrong opens new UK site September 14, 2021
    Left to right: Todd Rief, CEO of Armstrong Fluid Technology; Jason Kee Trade Commissioner of the High Commission of Canada; and Simon Parker, UK country lead for Armstrong Fluid Technology, at the opening.Armstrong Fluid Technology has officially opened its new Systems Manufacturing Centre in Pointon Way, Droitwich, UK. Earlier this year, the company announced plans […]