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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  • Pentair to acquire US beverage equipment company April 21, 2021
    Pentair plc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Ken’s Beverage Inc (KBI), a provider of beverage equipment and service, including water filtration systems, for restaurants, convenience stores and foodservice companies. KBI has 30 branches across the US and more than 300 trained technicians. The acquisition will expand Pentair’s national commercial […]
  • Koch Separation Solutions’ tubular membrane line April 21, 2021
    The new INDU-COR HD will be available in a variety of sizes (4, 6, 8, 10-in diameters) with standard grooved coupling connections.Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) recently launched its INDU-COR HD (High Density) tubular membranes, designed to treat industrial waste streams more effectively. INDU-COR HD provides a higher packing density of up to 300%, which makes […]
  • Aquaporin appoints deputy CEO and chief commercial officer April 20, 2021
    Matt Boczkowski.Matt Boczkowski has joined the Aquaporin executive management team as deputy CEO and chief commercial officer. Prior to Aquaporin, Boczkowski was vice president of new markets, marketing and growth at Suez, where he identified new growth areas for the company in industries including oil and gas, data centres, microelectronics and life sciences. Boczkowski joined […]
  • Xylem to supply Wedeco ozone system for textile recycling plant April 14, 2021
    Manufactured and tested in Germany, at Xylems Herford facility, the Wedeco ozone system is tailored to meet the highest industry standards at low operating costs.Xylem's Wedeco ozone technology will help Renewcells new mill produce dissolving pulp with a limited amount of chemicals, while also meeting the strictest local environmental regulations.Xylem is to deliver a containerised […]
  • Covid-19: How the filtration and separation industry is responding April 14, 2021
    3D illustration of Covid-19 under the microscope. Image Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock.Our coronavirus coverage shows how filtration and separation companies around the world are responding to and dealing with the spread of Covid-19.   NEWS Water filters fight Covid-19 in developing world The Grifaid Community Filter removes bacteria and viruses from water supplies using advanced membrane technology.   […]
  • Evoqua to replace RBC units in New Jersey April 13, 2021
    Evoquas Envirex Series 400 RBC systems were selected because of their large media surface, flexible design, and reliable performance history.Evoqua Water Technologies will replace eight Rotating Biological Contactors (RBCs) that have reached the end of their useful life at the Cape May Wastewater Treatment Facility in New Jersey. The Authority wanted to replace existing Lyco […]
  • NX Filtration installs nanofiltration pilot at PWN April 7, 2021
    NX Filtrations Mexpert pilot installation for hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes at PWN.Dutch water utility PWN has selected NX Filtration to start a pilot for the sustainable production of drinking water based on hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes. The NX Filtration pilot installation will first be deployed at PWN’s testing and technology center in Andijk, the Netherlands. […]
  • DuPont launches biofouling prevention technology April 7, 2021
    The B-Free system can be installed in both new plants and to upgrade existing systems.DuPont has introduced its new B-Free pre-treatment technology that eliminates the effects of biofouling in reverse osmosis (RO) systems, reducing operational costs. Biofouling is one of the most common and severe problems in the operation of an RO system. Unchecked, it […]
  • Ceco Environmental appoints new chief operating officer April 6, 2021
    Ramesh Nuggihalli has joined Ceco Environmental Corp as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). Reporting to Todd Gleason, Ceco Environmental’s chief executive officer, Nuggihalli will drive the execution of the company’s business lines consistent with strategic plans, including optimizing growth in adjacent markets and advancing Ceco’s productivity and efficiencies. Nuggihalli will also be responsible for […]
  • PCI Membranes uses RO to treat landfill leachate April 6, 2021
    PCI Membranes has proved that tubular reverse osmosis systems are a suitable solution to treat landfill leachate according to the 3R model.PCI Membranes, part of the Filtration Group, has completed a two-week trial and feasibility study for a Scandinavian client and the company was able to prove that tubular reverse osmosis (RO) systems can treat […]
  • Source facility offers sustainable bottled water March 29, 2021
    The renewable, sustainable bottled water produced using solar energy and water vapour.Source Global, PBC, manufacturer of commercial and residential filtration systems, has joined forces with The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) to launch the first renewable, sustainable bottled water produced using solar energy and water vapour. The Source Hydropanel technology uses the power of the […]
  • Glanris raises US$2mn to produce filtration media from rice hulls March 26, 2021
    Glanris media (raw husks and processed).The Glanris kiln.Glanris has raised a US$2 million Series A round from investors Riceland, Pittco Capital, Innova and Sage for what it says is the world’s first green, hybrid water filtration media. The US company’s patented manufacturing process and technology for removing contaminants turn rice hulls into a customised filtration […]
  • Axius Water platform expands in the UK March 26, 2021
    Axius Water, the water quality solutions platform created by KKR Global Impact and XPV Water Partners, has acquired ATAC Solutions Ltd, a UK-based wastewater technology and services supplier. ATAC, which fits with Axius Water’s focus on full-service nutrient removal, will serve as a UK base of operations for the broader platform. Founded in 2007, ATAC […]
  • Water filters fight Covid-19 in developing world March 25, 2021
    The Grifaid Community Filter in use in Honduras.The Grifaid Community Filter, manufactured in the UK by not-for-profit company The Safe Water Trust, is helping to provide people in developing countries with on demand access to safe water for cleaning and drinking in hospitals, clinics and vaccination centres. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and […]
  • Saltworks provides EDR technology in Chile March 25, 2021
    Saltworks FlexEDR and IonFlux represent the next generation of EDR technology.Saltworks’ electrodialysis reversal technology, FlexEDR, has been selected by a heavy industry client in Chile to recycle its wastewater. The FlexEDR system, which was provided in partnership with Chilean wastewater treatment company, VIGAflow, will use Saltworks’ proprietary IonFlux ion exchange membranes. FlexEDR and IonFlux represent the […]
  • Suez adds to large capacity ozone generators March 24, 2021
    The Ozonia L family includes three new models to cover ozone production ranges up to 60 kg/h (3200 lbs per day).Suez Water Technologies & Solutions has introduced its latest series of large capacity ozone generators, the Ozonia L, which delivers large scale ozone production with a compact footprint, a new web-enabled interface and real-time system optimisation. […]
  • Forward Water’s FO technology at demo stage March 24, 2021
    Forward Waters pilot plant in Sarnia allows industrial clients to see the process in action. (Image: Grafiks Marketing and Communications & Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park)Canadian company Forward Water Technologies has now reached the demonstration stage of its forward osmosis (FO) technology at its industrial scale pilot plant in Sarnia in Ontario. The company’s technology allows […]
  • Camfil collaborates with TU Delft solar boat team March 24, 2021
    Camfil's custom-made filtration solutions will be used on a hydro motion sustainable boat, designed and produced by students in the TU University Delft Solar Boat Team.Camfil will provide aerodynamically optimised, custom-made filtration solutions for a hydro motion sustainable boat, designed and produced by students in the TU University Delft Solar Boat Team. The team consists […]
  • ZwitterCo closes US$5.9mn financing round March 23, 2021
    ZwitterCo, a fouling-resistant membrane technologies provider, has secured US$5.9 million in Series Seed financing to scale its water treatment and advanced separations solutions. The funding round was led by Mann+Hummel Corporate Ventures in collaboration with R-Cubed Capital Partners, with additional support from Burnt Island Ventures and individual investors. ZwitterCo, a spin out of Tufts University, has […]
  • Grundfos reports solid 2020 results despite Covid-19 March 23, 2021
    Poul Due Jensen, Grundfos CEO and group president.Grundfos has published its 2020 Annual and Sustainability reports.Denmark's Grundfos has delivered a solid financial performance in 2020 with net turnover of DKK26 340 million and consolidated profit for the year of DKK1931 million. In a challenging year, Grundfos 2020 sales were down 4.4% on 2019 when measured […]

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  • United Rentals expands pump presence April 20, 2021
    United Rentals Inc has acquired Franklin Equipment LLC, a regional provider of equipment rentals, sales and related services, including pumps, in the US Midwest and Southeast. Founded in 2008, Franklin Equipment now has 20 locations serving general contractors in Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. The business employs mre than 300 […]
  • Caprari inaugurates PumpPro Academy April 19, 2021
    The new project, designed in-house at Caprari, is based on multimedia learning modules covering theory and practice.Caprari has launched its PumpPro Academy, a multilingual training programme developed for both internal staff and its distribution and service network which gives water professionals online access to professional training in Caprari products. The new project, designed in-house at Caprari and […]
  • Zenit webinar covers submersible pumps April 16, 2021
    The speakers will discuss various polyethylene lifting stations and the Zenit domestic pump range.The penultimate webinar in a series of six webinars in English developed by Zenit, will take place on Wednesday 21 April at 9.30 CET and will cover domestic submersible electric pumps and prefabricated lifting stations for civil and residential wastewater. The webinar […]
  • Sulzer customises pumps after 100 years of service April 12, 2021
    The new 18-tonne pumps presented a considerable installation challenge.Sulzer recently took on the challenge to upgrade a 100-year-old pump installation in New Orleans as part of a long-term programme to improve the performance and resilience of the city’s water system. The Oak Street Intake Pump Station, built in the 1920s, is vital to the city’s […]
  • Covid-19: How the pump industry is responding April 12, 2021
    3D illustration of Covid-19 under the microscope. Image Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock.Our coronavirus coverage shows how pump companies around the world are responding to and dealing with the spread of the coronavirus.   NEWS EKKI offers free Covid-19 vaccinations to employees and their families Part of the company’s “Battle Covid” initiative.   Grundfos reports solid 2020 results despite […]
  • Abel wins HMQ pump order for French project April 12, 2021
    An Abel HMQ pump.Abel has received an order from a city in the South of France to supply two HMQ (Hydraulic Membrane Quadruplex) pumps. The pumps will convey wastewater from a pumping station to a wastewater treatment plant 6 km away. The two Abel pumps will replace the existing pumps which are out of date. […]
  • Graphalloy bushings and screw compressor pumps April 12, 2021
    Graphalloy material is self-lubricating, non-galling, can handle low lubricity service and withstand temperatures from -400°F (-240°C) to +1000°F (+535°C).The Graphite Metallizing Corporation, manufacturer of self-lubricating Graphalloy bushing materials, has announced that its Graphalloy bushings are working successfully with screw compressor pumps to compress gases. Screw compressors compress gases using male and female rotors that rotate […]
  • Ruthman Companies expands national sales team April 12, 2021
    Joe Hill.Joe Hill has joined industrial pump manufacturer Ruthman Companies as regional sales manager, Eastern US and Canada. Hill will cover all the Ruthman Companies pump brands – BSM, Gusher, Nagle, RAE, Process Systems and Deming vertical turbine pump lines, as well as Fulflo Hydraulic Valves. In addition to direct sales and application support, he […]
  • Ceco Environmental appoints new chief operating officer April 12, 2021
    Ramesh Nuggihalli has joined Ceco Environmental Corp as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). Reporting to Todd Gleason, Ceco Environmental’s chief executive officer, Nuggihalli will drive the execution of the company’s business lines consistent with strategic plans, including optimizing growth in adjacent markets and advancing Ceco’s productivity and efficiencies. Nuggihalli will also be responsible for […]
  • Seepex to showcase at Water Equipment Show April 8, 2021
    Seepex's digital technology enables predictive and forward planned maintenance.Seepex will be welcoming visitors to it virtual stand and exhibiting its smart pump technology at the virtual Water Equipment Show which will take place on 12 and 13 May. In response to Water 4.0, Seepex is driving digital transformation in pump technology by incorporating smart features […]
  • Masdaf technologies combat energy & water waste April 1, 2021
    Masdaf's GenIO pump drivers can be used from a single pump to a six-pump system and offer the Internet of Things (IoT) in pump systems that require constant pressure.Turkish pump manufacturer Masdaf has developed smart pump technologies to combat water and energy wastage in industries, hospitals and schools and help fight the climate crisis. According to […]
  • SAER enlarges range of close coupled pump series March 30, 2021
    SAER has introduced new sizes and types to its range of close coupled IR pumps.Italian pump manufacturer SAER is going to release its latest catalogue which includes the introduction of new sizes and types of its close coupled IR pumps for water management. The new issue includes more than 800 models in 2 and 4 poles, […]
  • SLD Pumps & Power celebrates 70th anniversary March 30, 2021
    From the SLD archive: Helping contractors manage water on site was a key driver.Over the years, SLD established branches across the UK.SLD Pumps & Power, a trading division of Carrier Global Corp’s Carrier Rental Systems UK Ltd, is marking 70 years in the specialist pumps and power hire sector. Established in Scotland after the Second […]
  • World Pumps - current issue March 29, 2021
    This issue covers software, construction, water & wastewater and chemicals & abrasives.The current issue of World Pumps magazine is now available, and highlights include a look at how to help farmers in the developing world help themselves with specialised software to refine and optimise an irrigation pump. This issue also looks at upgrading a wastewater […]
  • Zenit webinar features wastewater cutting system   March 29, 2021
    Zenit's fourth webinar will look at the companys Chopper line and its cutting system for fouled wastewater.The fourth in a series of six webinars in English developed by Zenit, will take place on Wednesday 7 April at 9.30 CET and will look at the company’s Chopper line and its cutting system for fouled wastewater. This […]
  • Ebara introduces more sustainable pump March 29, 2021
    The EVMS-K pump integrates the companys EVMS pump with the E-SPD inverter, both existing EPE products.Ebara Pumps Europe S.p.A. (EPE), based in Gambellara, Italy has launched its latest model, the EVMS-K pump, primarily for European industrial markets. The EVMS-K pump  integrates the company’s model EVMS pump with the model E-SPD inverter, both existing EPE products. With the […]
  • Axius Water platform expands in the UK March 26, 2021
    Axius Water, the water quality solutions platform created by KKR Global Impact and XPV Water Partners, has acquired ATAC Solutions Ltd, a UK-based wastewater technology and services supplier. ATAC, which fits with Axius Water’s focus on full-service nutrient removal, will serve as a UK base of operations for the broader platform. Founded in 2007, ATAC […]
  • KBL supplies Mettur Surplus Water Scheme project March 25, 2021
    The Mettur Surplus Water Scheme project in Tamil Nadu, India, will divert surplus water to help farmers with irrigation.Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) will be the primary pump provider for the Mettur Surplus Water Scheme project in Tamil Nadu, India, which will divert surplus water to help farmers with irrigation. KBL is the primary provider of […]
  • WILG Group buys borehole pump manufacturer Well Pumps March 25, 2021
    Reinier Teunissen (left), CEO of the WILG Group, and Well Pumps general manager Jan Van Genechten (right).WILG (Water Is Life Group) Group has acquired the borehole pump manufacturer Well Pumps SA Belgium and Well Pumps Solar Portugal from the Van Heuverswyn brothers. Stakeholder Jan Van Genechten is staying on under WILG ownership as general manager […]
  • Wilo Middle East acquires PumpsPro March 24, 2021
    The signing of the agreement took place at the Wilo Middle East office in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA).PumpsPro is now part of Wilo Middle East.Wilo Middle East has acquired service provider PumpsPro from Direct Trade House International LLC (DTHI). The acquisition will include PumpsPro’s assets, service workforce, brand and portfolio of customers. Wilo Middle […]