Phosphorus in the circle of life

Phosphorus is critical to life and is needed by both plants and animals. It enables the normal functioning of every cell in our bodies, and to make things like bones, teeth and shells. It...

A simple solution for phosphorus removal

The damaging effect of phosphorous and other nutrients released from UK sewage treatment works into protected waters is well known. By Paul M Roberts Commissioning Manager To reduce these effects the regulatory body is seeking lower consent...

Building on advances in phosphorus removal

In this issue of the Water Industry Journal, we speak to Andrew Bibby about the challenge posed by phosphorus as we move into a new Asset Management Plan (AMP) period. “As an industry, as the...

The future of phosphorus management

Phosphorus management is one of the key issues in water treatment with the Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP) and the Water Framework Directive driving tighter consent standards in AMP7. Here Michael Froom, Business...

Effective phosphorus removal

In this issue of Water Industry Journal, we speak to Roger Attisha of FT Pipeline Systems and Pete Bibby of Waveney about how best to meet the challenge of phosphorus removal. Phosphorus is essential to...

Effective phosphorus removal today

Meeting phosphorus removal targets is one of the greatest challenges facing the water industry today, so in this issue, we speak to Andrew Bibby of water and wastewater treatment specialist Bluewater Bio, about why...

Beyond phosphorus removal

Meeting new phosphorus consent levels is a priority for the water industry – but what method works best for the many wastewater sites that are inaccessible, where space is limited and where environmental concern...

Meeting 2020 phosphorus limits whilst preparing for growing population

Asset Management Programme (AMP 6) has seen a focus on phosphorus removal, and UK water companies have been assessing the different treatment technologies available over a period of months, sometimes years before making investment...

New £5million wastewater treatment works in East Devon

South West Water has completed a £5million investment in wastewater treatment in East Devon. Ottery St Mary Wastewater Treatment Works has been decommissioned and a new state-of-the-art works has been constructed next to the existing...

High frequency monitoring to protect UK rivers!

The science behind nutrient pollution in rivers is still poorly understood despite the fact that nitrate and phosphate concentrations in UK rivers are mostly unacceptable. Key to improving our understanding is high-resolution monitoring across...
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