Affordable solutions to the UK’s wastewater pollution crisis

It’s policy making sleight of hand to claim that the cost of preventing spills in UK rivers is more than £1,000 per household per year. What a scary number? What a false argument? There...

Yorkshire Water expands AI use against pollution

Yorkshire Water is expanding its use of artificial intelligence (AI) to predict blockages within its sewer network and reduce pollution risks. A successful pilot of a solution co-created by Yorkshire Water, Siemens and The University...

Ground-breaking project leads to advanced wastewater grit removal system

An innovative two-year research project has been completed to optimise an advanced wastewater grit removal technology.  Suspended solids carried in water can cause a range of harmful effects in rivers, lakes and oceans, making the...

Intelligent control systems are the future

Stuart Rice of Te-Tech Process Solutions looks at improving the performance of wastewater treatment works. Like all industries, wastewater treatment can do its part to become “greener” by increasing efficiency and reducing both energy consumption...

SEEPEX SAI Technology enables Veolia’s sludge cake handling system upgrade at Osberstown STF

The modernisation project for Osberstown STF managed by Veolia involved the upgrade from a very energy intensive thermal drying plant to advanced anaerobic digestion using their Exelys™ thermal hydrolysis process. The scope of supply...

Is grit a bigger problem than we think?

We all know that grit entering water treatment works causes massive issues with process efficiency and that the degree of grit entering the works is vastly underestimated. The grit removal systems previously offered are seriously...

Yorkshire Water outlines £13m infrastructure investment for river Wharfe

Yorkshire Water will invest up to £13m in its wastewater network and treatment works, upstream of a stretch of the River Wharfe at Ilkley designated as an inland bathing water, to improve water quality. The...

The most intelligent progressive cavity pump in the world

Through Industry 4.0 technology, SEEPEX has refined its range of progressive cavity pumps to introduce the pump generation of the future, today. The unique patented SCT AutoAdjust technology in combination with SEEPEX digital solutions...

Electrifying advanced oxidation processes

A collaboration between HPNow, Evonik and Xylem is showing how sustainable treatment processes can turn wastewater into healthy drinking supplies. Strong population growth, contamination from industrial and municipal uses, and critical regional droughts are placing...

Why it’s smart to increase your sewer network monitoring

Effectively managing hundreds of thousands of miles of sewer network is an unenviable task. And with ever-changing industry regulation, stricter statutory targets, additional compliance and a growing abundance of technology, that task could easily...