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British Water launches micropollutants technical group

05-03-2020
British Water, water pollution, micropollutants, water treatment, wastewater treatment

A collaborative technical focus group has been set up by British Water to find new ways to reduce levels of micropollutants in wastewater. The group, which comprises British Water members, had its first meeting in February and will meet again in May. Chaired by Fabio Bacci, innovation manager at consultancy Glan Agua, the group will work to …

Centrisys completes wastewater resource recovery efficiency updates in two New York locations

03-03-2020
wastewater treatment, resource recovery, thickening, sludge, dewatering, treatment plant, pollution control, decanter centrifuges

Centrisys Corporation, a leading North American manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems, announced today that the $67 million (S$93.2 million) comprehensive energy-efficient upgrade at two of New York City’s largest wastewater treatment plants is now complete. As part of a series designed to improve …

US EPA plans to regulate two chemicals in drinking water

25-02-2020
USA, EPA, environmental protection agency, PFOA, PFOS, PFAS, water pollution, water treatment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has plans to regulate two chemicals, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), in the drinking water. These two chemicals form part of a class of chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The PFAS chemicals, which are usually found in non-stick coatings …