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Cleaning-in-place of reverse osmosis desalination process Cleaning-in-place of reverse osmosis desalination process

The research article 'Enhancement of cleaning-in-place (CIP) of a reverse osmosis desalination process with air micro-nano bubbles' has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination.

How to optimize sludge treatment process at a WWTP How to optimize sludge treatment process at a WWTP

Solid waste, commonly called sludge, is typically comprised of approximately 1.5% solids and 98.5% liquid by the time the biological processing is complete. Removing harmful waste and rendering it safe for reuse or final disposal in landfills or farm field applications is paramount.

Eliminating fouling in reverse osmosis membranes Eliminating fouling in reverse osmosis membranes

The research article 'Reactive micromixing eliminates fouling and concentration polarization in reverse osmosis membranes' has been published in Elsevier's Journal of Membrane Science.

How to increase water efficiency at chemical plants How to increase water efficiency at chemical plants

Chemical plants can be highly water intensive which puts pressure on resources, particularly in areas where supply is limited and competition from domestic and industrial users can add extra strain. This article shows how one corporation is using technology, lateral thinking and co-operation with an academic institution to reuse water.

Pushing desalination recovery to the maximum Pushing desalination recovery to the maximum

The research article 'Pushing desalination recovery to the maximum limit: Membrane and thermal processes integration' will be published in Elsevier journal Desalination.

Drinking water company lowers its downtime Drinking water company lowers its downtime

Thames Water wanted to remove impurities from anaerobic digester gases. It needed a system that would meet stringent clean up requirements and achieve zero plant shut down when carrying out routine vessel maintenance. An activated carbon vessel system helped the company to achieve this.

Pitcher filter offers short-term solution for arsenic removal from drinking water Pitcher filter offers short-term solution for arsenic removal from drinking water

The research article 'Effectiveness of table top water pitcher filters to remove arsenic from drinking water' will be published in Elsevier journal Environmental Research.