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Irish Water considers expanding use of solar

22-08-2019
Irish Water, water treatment, wastewater treatment

Irish Water has announced that it is considering the use of solar energy at water and wastewater treatment plants across the country following the success of a pilot programme. In June, Saliis Limited completed the installation of solar panels at the Nenagh Wastewater Treatment Plant in Tipperary and the Newcastle West Wastewater Treatment Plant …

WHO calls for more research into microplastics and a crackdown on plastic pollution

22-08-2019
WHO, World Health Organisation, water pollution, microplastics, water treatment, wastewater treatment

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of current research related to microplastics in drinking-water. The Organization also calls for a reduction in plastic pollution to benefit the environment and …

New system improves coking wastewater treatment efficiency

20-08-2019
wastewater treatment

Chinese researchers have developed a system for the treatment of coking wastewater from large-scale industries with lower costs and higher efficiency. Heating coal over high temperatures provides both heat and carbon (coke) required for iron production. During the process, recycled scrubber water, which is used as a coolant, contains large …

Limerick wastewater treatment plant in Ireland among first to be powered by solar energy

16-08-2019
Ireland, wastewater treatment, solar energy, sustainable

The Newcastle West wastewater treatment plant is now being powered by solar energy, making it one of the first in Ireland to use sustainable energy. Newcastle West was selected, along with Nenagh, Co Tipperary, as part of a pilot project to pioneer the scheme, the effect of which will be to reduce the plant’s carbon footprint. The pilot …

Editor’s pickA New Look At The Industrial Internet Of Things As An Enabler For The Asian Water Industry

16-08-2019
Perceptive Engineering, David Lovett, Water, Asia, IOT, IIOT, Diagnostic, Cloud-based, Maintenance

By David Lovett, Managing Director of Perceptive Engineering IOT (& IIOT) Technologies have begun changing the world. The digital transformation of manufacturing, personal healthcare and smart cities is well underway; most multinational companies have a strategy to incorporate these highly connected tools to re-invigorate or completely …