Project Case Study : Thames Water Coppermills Treatment Works, Walthamstow

Client: Barhale Ltd Background Two 1.5m diameter outflow tunnels, each being 240m in length, required inspection and clearing of approximately 300 tonnes of silt. For Barhale to perform the tunnel cleaning, Vanderkamp provided an over-pumping solution to...

Mixers stand the test of time

Installed in anoxic zones during 2007 at over 20 wastewater treatment plants, the Landia POP-I Flowmakers were seen at the time as the equipment that could offer the very best in performance and efficiency,...

Coir-bed passive filtration for effluent disinfection and improvement of water quality

Dr Evangelos Petropoulos Premier Tech Water & Environment There are approximately 5,000 off-mains small sewage discharges (SSD) in England annually. These predominantly involve small treatment plants (< 50PE (people equivalent)), often subjected to 12566-3 or 12566-7...

Achieve the best performance from your WWT plant

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...

Protecting the environment at site of sewage leak

A damaged sewer main with the potential to cause severe environmental pollution prompted an emergency callout from Northumbrian Water Group to Selwood’s pump rental solutions teams. The background The pipe, underneath a car park at Cat...

Non-thermal Plasma removes 90% of three target active pharmaceutical ingredients

Process Engineer, Ben Hazard, of Te-Tech Process Solutions, discusses the results of pilot plant trials looking at the removal of an anti-inflammatory, an anticonvulsant and an antibiotic using an advanced oxidation process. Trace levels of...

An introduction to Metagenomics

Kevin Sheeran and Dr Mikael Khan, of environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro, examine the technology’s potential applications in wastewater and water. Biological treatment is the bedrock of wastewater treatment globally. Communities of bacteria facilitate sanitation, resource recovery...

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...