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How peracetic acid is changing wastewater treatment

23-04-2020
wastewater treatment, disinfection

For decades, the city of Memphis, Tennessee, didn’t disinfect its wastewater. It stopped disinfecting in the 1980s because of concerns that residual chlorine would harm aquatic life and because of the cost of neutralising the chlorine. It relied instead on settling, filtration, and microbial digestion for treatment. But in the first decade …

Global UV disinfection equipment market projected to reach $3.4 billion by 2026

14-01-2020
UV disinfection, ultraviolet, research, market report, wastewater treatment, water treatment, disinfection

The global UV disinfection equipment market was valued at $1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) in 2018 and is projected to reach $3.4 billion (S$4.5 billion) by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 15% from 2019 to 2026. Ultraviolet disinfection means killing or rendering harmful microorganisms in a dedicated environment. These microorganisms can range from …

SUEZ and AquiSense Technologies partnership offers UV-C LED water disinfection for laboratory solutions

29-11-2019
SUEZ, AquiSense Technologies, UV-C LED, water technologies, water treatment, disinfection

SUEZ and AquiSense Technologies have entered a partnership providing SUEZ with AquiSense's patented ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-C LED) Water Treatment Technology for water disinfection, directly at the point of use in critical laboratory applications. AquiSense and SUEZ have been engaged in close co-operation for over a year in a …

Glasco UV partners with WAGO to increase efficiency of UV disinfection systems

27-11-2019
project, Glasco, WAGO, UV disinfection, wastewater treatment

Based out of New Jersey, Glasco UV, a manufacturer of equipment that integrates UV light to disinfect water, wastewater and other liquids, has partnered with WAGO Corporation for its electrical interconnections since 1999. Over the last 20 years, Glasco exclusively integrated WAGO’s rail mounted terminal blocks and multilevel terminal blocks …

AFRICA: Scientists initiate SafeWaterAfrica for wastewater treatment

24-07-2019
Africa, SafeWaterAfrica, wastewater treatment, disinfection, sanitation

African and European researchers are currently working on the implementation of the SafeWaterAfrica operation. It's about the development of a concept for a small wastewater treatment plant, which is being installed in Ressano Garcia, Mozambique. A wastewater treatment plant will be installed in Ressano Garcia, a small town in southern Mozambique …

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 …

Editor’s pickBreaking the ozone code (Part 2)

26-09-2018
De Nora Water Technologies, CAPITAL CONTROLS Ozone generators, water disinfection solutions, Marwan Nesicolaci

Marwan Nesicolaci, Sr. Vice President of Global Sales & Operations Asia, Water Technologies Business, De Nora Water Technologies (Photo credit: De Nora Water Technologies) In part two of our interview with Marwan Nesicolaci, Sr., we find out more about the CAPITAL CONTROLS ® Ozone Generators. Q: How do the water challenges and …

Editor’s pickBreaking the Ozone code (Part 1)

25-09-2018
De Nora Water Technologies, CAPITAL CONTROLS Ozone generators, water disinfection solutions,

Water disinfection is currently a key area explored extensively as water quality and safety face ever stricter regulations and more utilities in the region are turning to advanced solutions. While there is always the traditional gas chlorination method, De Nora Water Technologies (DNWT) has been developing alternative solutions such as on-site …