Turning wastewater into something refined

The irony of wastewater, the waste product of the use of water, is that it is already in the location where fresh water is needed. It is time the linear use of our most...

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....

OMEX help your facility run at optimum performance

At OMEX we understand the importance of keeping the wastewater treatment facility at optimum performance. Below our operations manager, Dimitris Theodoridis, highlights the key points to achieve the best performance from your WWT plant: Keep...

Conveyors – keeping your staff safe

From sewage, dewatered sludge, dried biosolids, cake, wastewater handling and other water treatment and sewage processing, Conveyors have been supporting water & sewage treatment, and reservoir sites for many years. But as we all...

Turning the tide – Microplastics detection in wastewater

Understanding the impact of microplastics on the environment and on human and animal health is a crucial challenge for the next century. However, before the true impact of microplastics can be calculated, first we...

University of Aberdeen to offer an IChemE Approved online CPD Course

The University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer an IChemE Approved online CPD Course, Biological Wastewater Treatment and Anaerobic Digestion: Theory, Design and Practice, which is aimed at professionals and PhD students working in...

All systems flow

Siltbuster has designed and mobilised one of the UK’s largest ever temporary modular water treatment solutions, in just two weeks, to assist JN Bentley during essential maintenance work on the Castell Nos Reservoir infrastructure...

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...

New low cost Compact 80 GHz level sensors

Extended family for water and wastewater industries VEGA has extended its proven VEGAPULS family for continuous level measurement. The new radar instrument series is based on the latest FMCW 80-GHz technology and, thanks to a...

Teamwork vital to provide optimum solutions for customers’ needs

Wastewater is typically treated in three stages: primary, secondary and tertiary. The first two stages are mostly concerned with removing grit, gravel and solids from the water, whilst the third stage is more complex...