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Reverse osmosis system offers unexpected benefits to automotive components specialists

22-01-2020
Gestamp, reverse osmosis, RO, wastewater treatment, water treatment

Gestamp, a designer, developer and manufacturer of metal automotive components, is benefitting from significant environmental and process improvements following a decision to invest in reverse osmosis (RO) technology for its low conductivity process water generation requirements. As part of its vision to promote sustainable economic and social …

Oil-catching sponge could be solution for 100 billion barrels of oil-contaminated wastewater generated every year

22-01-2020
wastewater, wastewater treatment, pollution

Drilling and fracking for oil under the seabed produces 100 billion barrels of oil-contaminated wastewater every year by releasing tiny oil droplets into the surrounding water. Most efforts to remove oil from water focus on removing large oil slicks from industrial spills but these aren’t suitable for removing tiny droplets. Instead, …

Black & Veatch: Reliability, efficiency and resiliency drive utilities’ grid modernisation efforts

22-01-2020
Black and Veatch, research, market report, digitalisation, modernisation, Industry 4.0, infrastructure

Data is poised to tell the story of our utility systems. But are we ready to listen? Advances in technology are pushing critical human infrastructure in exciting new directions, creating both risk and reward for utilities eager to become more sustainable, efficient, reliable and resilient. Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: …

Grundfos inaugurates digital lab in Asia Pacific, boosting adoption of intelligent water solutions

22-01-2020
Grundfos, digital solutions, pumps, digitalisation, Industry 4.0, innovation, Singapore

Global pump manufacturer Grundfos has inaugurated its digital lab in Singapore – the first of its kind by the industry leader in the Asia Pacific region. As part of a strategic initiative to drive greater adoption of intelligent water solutions in the region, the lab will showcase Grundfos’ range of iSOLUTIONS products, which leverage …

Irish Water's new wastewater project will result in cost savings and promote biodiversity

22-01-2020
Irish Water, wastewater treatment, sludge drying, water treatment

Irish Water, working in partnership with Carlow County Council, has completed works to install Sludge Drying Reed Beds (SDRB) at five wastewater treatment plants in Co. Carlow. These innovative and environmentally friendly projects are part of an €800,000 pilot programme completed across Carlow, with reed beds constructed at the wastewater …