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...

Innovative approach to Peak Flow Management

Traditionally, Welsh Water have used standard storm storage treatment options to deal with significant flow management into our networks, and combined sewer overflows (CSO) before arriving at our Wastewater Treatment Works. This, along with...

Severn Trent invests £35m to reduce phosphorous levels

Severn Trent is investing £35m to install new technology at its Finham Sewage Treatment Works near Coventry that will help to meet new environmental standards. The company is investing in CoMag, which removes phosphorous from...

The Future of Wastewater Treatment – how do we change?

By Nick Mills Head of Wastewater Innovation at Thames Water Why change? Our industry needs to do something different as traditional solutions will not solve some the problems now facing the industry. Thames Water is facing significant...

Eliquo Hydrok Asset Life Optimisation really works!

The knowledge, skills and experience in working in the wastewater treatment processes industry places Eliquo Hydrok in the perfect position to help Water Companies to optimise the efficiency and life expectancy of their existing...
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