MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF PHOSPHORUS

The financial constraints of Ofwat’s final determinations for PR19 now mean that water companies not only have to reduce phosphorus discharge levels but also ensure that this is achieved as cost effectively as possible....

Combined expertise brings an innovative approach to phosphorus removal in AMP7

The Trant Group is pleased to announce the launch of Te-Tech Process Solutions. Building on Trant’s success as an EPC contractor in the water industry, the new company will be providing innovative products for...

Alkaline Chemical Phosphorous Removal with Magmex from OMEX Environmental

Many industrial manufacturing processes will result in the production of acidic waste streams. Where these undergo on site treatment, they are likely to require neutralisation before discharge, in order to comply with a discharge...

Removal of Phosphorus in off-mains decentralized wastewater treatment plants (<50 people equivalent (PE))

By Dr Evangelos Petropoulos, Technical Manager, Premier Tech Water and Environment Humans, as all living creatures, require nutrients (i.e. nitrogen and phosphorus) to maintain vital functions. When the appropriate facilities are not present and/or are...

Severn Trent use ‘giant socks’ in ground-breaking phosphate trial

Severn Trent is using ‘giant socks’ to collect essential minerals used on farmers’ fields before they get washed away, as part of a new ground-breaking phosphate trial. The Catchment Management and Biodiversity team at Severn...

Taking the P

Severn Trent has launched a pioneering research programme to find new ways to reduce the amount of phosphorus in wastewater. Even though we are only just a few months into the new AMP, by the...

Standardise to remove phosphorous

Eutrophication is a significant issue and one that is only going to get worse. Industry regulator Ofwat has challenged water companies to deliver more cost-effective and efficient solutions than their current framework designs allow....

Waste away: action against phosphorus removal

Eutrophication can impact a water company’s bottom line as well as having a significant effect on the environment. In AMP 7 there will be heightened pressure to tackle this growing problem. Kevin Wheeler, managing...

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...