Aluminum monitoring for wastewater treatment

Reliable analysis from high to low concentration ranges Aluminum salts can be used in wastewater treatment as coagulation agent and flocculant. However, because of its toxic effect on fish, it is important to remove aluminum...

Innovation driving sustainable solutions to treat Yorkshire’s wastewater

Yorkshire Water and its partners Stantec and BarhaleDoosan JV are currently constructing an integrated wetland at Clifton wastewater treatment works to help reduce reliance on energy intensive treatment processes.  Here Yorkshire Water project lead Michael...

Leveraging the cloud for better design of water and wastewater treatment plants

For many years, the availability of integrated design and process simulation packages has not serviced industrial, reuse and drinking water plant designs as well as it has for biological treatment plants. Engineers and designers in...

Solution of the corrosion of sewage systems and the release of Hydrogen Sulfide problems

MagTreat-S® is a well-stabilized, non-foaming suspension of magnesium hydroxide which is used as an alkali in marine scrubbers. It is based on the natural mineral brucite and is made in various slurry make down...

Healthy dosing

Good maintenance of chemical dosing systems is essential to meeting increased water quality compliance challenges. Graham Ward of WES has some money-saving and environmentally sound advice on this subject for water companies and contractors The...

Inefficient wastewater level measurement system

In a wastewater level measurement system that was originally set up with float switches, the first switch initiates the filling of the tank when the level drops to a minimum. A second switch stops...

A new approach for implementing vacuum degassing of digested sludge

Common operational problems with AAD plants are high loading and partly overloading of digesters - with the high dry solids concentration and high viscosity resulting in gas entrapment. This contributes to direct emissions being...

Water and wastewater treatment plants: The devil is in the design Inadequate water treatment...

Does the design of water and wastewater treatment plants in your business still rely on manual, repetitive and linear approaches? If yes, then, chances are that your designs are being delivered inefficiently. According to a recent...

AI-powered energy management — a way towards net-zero and increased resilience for the water...

The way the world generates, distributes, stores, buys and consumes energy is changing faster than ever before. The transition towards a ‘greener’ power grid with increased penetration of renewables is being driven by the...

Chemical dosing systems: repair or replace?

Is it time to scrap your malfunctioning or broken-down chemical dosing system, or should you carry on repairing it? In fact, there are more options than just those two, and with proper maintenance you...