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April 2019

Israeli start-up using algae to clean sewage

22-04-2019
wastewater treatment

An Israeli start-up has found a way to use algae to make cleaning sewage more sustainable. Udi Leshem, chief executive officer of Aqwind, says they have developed a way to clean sewage affordably and sustainably, producing water that is fit for irrigation. “Natural systems can't cope with concentrated sewage,” he says. “We …

Some Water Disinfection Misses Drug-Resistant Genes

22-04-2019
wastewater treatment, disinfection

Each year, antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect at least 2 million Americans, and at least 23,000 of these people die, according to the Centers for Disease Control. These bacteria can end up in our water, which is why we use disinfectants to kill or stop them from growing to treat both waste and drinking water. But so far, few researchers have …

Milestone achievement in Dubai’s wastewater treatment

18-04-2019
Dubai, wastewater treatment

Dubai’s wastewater treatment capacity has reached a milestone with the Dubai Municipality completing the second phase of the expansion of the Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of Dh1.3 billion (SGD 479 million). With a capacity of 375,000 cubic metres of water for this stage, the combined capacity of Warsan and Jebel Ali plants …

Tru-Tech Valve releases new corporate logo, launches new website

17-04-2019
Tru-Tech, valve, manufacturing

Tru-Tech Valve, a Pittsburgh-based Diaphragm valve manufacturer, has released a new corporate logo and launched a new website. The new brandmark emphasizes Tru-Tech valve’s rich history and its worldwide customer base. Established in 1958, Tru-Tech is celebrating its 60th year as a manufacturer of Diaphragm Valves as the original licensee …

Gradiant Advances China’s Sustainable Growth with Innovative Wastewater Treatment Solutions

17-04-2019
Gradiant, China, wastewater treatment, zero-liquid discharge

Gradiant China, a division of US and Singapore based Gradiant, will be showcasing its award-winning suite of wastewater treatment solutions uniquely designed to address environmental challenges faced by industrial customers in Chinese markets at IE Expo China, the leading trade fair for Environmental Technology Solutions in Asia. China is home to …

Successfully proven brine treatment

16-04-2019
LANXESS, brine treatment

A leading producer of chlor-alkali products on the Indian market benefits from the improved efficiency of his chlor-alkali electrolysis by applying the new Lewatit MDS TP 208 as ion exchange resin from LANXESS. The finely dispersed polymer beads reduce the energy input effectively by preventing damage to the ion exchange membranes used for …