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“Innovative wastewater treatment” demonstrated in Scotland

22-11-2019
wastewater treatment

Utility Scottish Water has started a demonstration project using water fleas, earthworms and microalgae as a carbon-neutral alternative method of treating wastewater. The 12-month pilot is part of the broader EU H2020 funded Innoqua development taking place in 11 countries designed to promote sustainable water sanitation technologies. One of the …

New compact level sensors for the water and wastewater industry

22-11-2019
VEGA, product, water treatment, wastewater treatment, sensor, monitoring

VEGA has extended its radar sensor portfolio with a new instrument series. The 80 GHz-based sensors are suitable for more price-sensitive applications, such as those found in the water and wastewater industry. With their precise focusing, they deliver reliable measured values regardless of external conditions such as temperature or build-up on the …

San Francisco recycled water programme pushing wastewater towards drinkability

22-11-2019
wastewater treatment, water treatment, recycled water, drinking water

The city of San Francisco could be drawing on a new source of drinking water that is a recycled version of what’s being flushed down toilets. By design, the San Francisco Public Utilities Building is exceedingly green. It opened in 2012 and for years the building has been recycling its wastewater for things like flushing the toilets. Now, …

SEEPEX’s new smart solution cuts maintenance time

21-11-2019
SEEPEX, pumps, sludge, products, solutions

SEEPEX has introduced its Drive Joint Access (DJA) technology for open hopper pumps for dewatered and thickened sludges, allowing in-situ access in just 11 minutes. The company says that the DJA technology reduces maintenance time by up to 75 per cent and costs by up to 90 per cent, and has already been installed at Thames Water, Anglian Water, …

Editor’s pickInspirational water documentary premieres in Los Angeles

21-11-2019
brave blue world, documentary, water, conservation, water treatment, wastewater treatment, pollution, premiere

One year ago, a documentary crew set off on an incredible journey to meet with pioneers who are finding solutions to one of the world’s biggest challenges – water. After filming across five continents, hearing from the innovators changing the global water landscape and gaining support from high profile activists Matt Damon and Jaden …

Smart Storm gain recognition with business award for technology and development

20-11-2019
Smart Storm, awards, water treatment, wastewater treatment, monitoring

Smart Storm Ltd have been awarded the Development and Technology Award at the Calderdale Business Awards. The awards recognise and reward a cross section of businesses and the vital role they play in the economic success of the region. Up against three other finalists, Smart Storm proved the standout nominee with their innovative product …