Water treatment first as Scottish Water trials Nyex

First major drinking water pilot for Arvia’s Nyex treatment system Trials assess effectiveness on hard-to-treat organics in raw water Tertiary treatment combines oxidation and adsorption to eliminate wastefirst long-term trial of Arvia’s Nyex...

The Dilemma of Proven Innovation

By Paul Barter, Principal Process Engineer, Hydro International The water industry loves innovation, provided it is “proven and reliable”. With tighter phosphorous consents coming into force, we will need ‘proven and reliable’ processes that meet these...

Belzona Makes Clarifier Maintenance Clear and Simple

Water Management is an essential part of many industries, for which clarifier and settlement tanks play a crucial role. Whether it is for a pharmaceutical site, a mine or a wastewater treatment plant, ensuring...

Selwood launches new environmentally-friendly S160Eco pump

Selwood, the UK’s leading pump rental solutions provider, has unveiled its new S160Eco solids handling pump which delivers increased performance and near-silent operation from an environmentally-friendly engine. The S160Eco was developed by Selwood to complement...

Engineering biology for the circular economy in water resources

At present, wastewater treatment plants play a vital role in the circular economy by treating and recycling water to the natural environment. In the future they will also act as low-carbon energy generators and...

Pump problems: wet wipes, sanitary products, and textiles causing trouble for operators

People’s bad habits of flushing wet wipes and other unwanted items down the toilet, are causing more and more problems for waste water treatment companies. Clogged pumps and other equipment are becoming a common...

Leading the way in renewable energy

Every aspect of life in Northern Ireland depends on the services NI Water provides. By supplying clean, fresh water and safely managing wastewater, it safeguards people’s health, underpins economic growth and protects the environment.  It’s...

Belzona keeps power plant pumping for 
37 years and counting

Pumps are at the heart of any fluid handling system and notably are the second most common piece of machinery used in general industry. Coupled with a heavy reliance on pumps and the detrimental...

Future thinking in design of sewage pumping mains

By Martin Osborne & Matt Leedham, WSP Sewage pumping stations are a vital part of sewerage systems to ensure that low lying areas can be effectively drained. The UK water industry has at least 40 000 sewage...

New nanoporous metal foams uses sunlight to clean up water

A researcher from the University of Bath is leading the way in creating a new, more efficient way for the water industry to safely remove micropollutants from water without increasing their carbon footprint. Professor Davide...
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