Water and Wastewater Features
There are some very specific problems that need to be overcome when dealing with produced waters from offshore oil and gas production. In the first of a series of three articles, oil industry expert David Robinson discusses the treatment and discharge of produced waters, initially offshore.
20 May, 2013
A new series of compact, pre-engineered seawater and brackish water reverse osmosis systems that incorporate Hyflux's proprietary Kristal® ultrafiltration pre-treatment technology has been introduced to meet challenging water treatment requirements. Filtration+Separation reports on the latest developments at the Singapore-based company.
09 May, 2013
Continuing his short series of articles reviewing the development of filtration equipment and processes over the past 50 years, Ken Sutherland now looks at some key changes in the main lines of industrial and commercial filters and their associated media.
09 May, 2013
The effects of attachment surface energy on biofilms have been evaluated for wastewater treatment, with biofilms grown on four plastic types at a full-scale wastewater plant. It was found that higher surface energy surfaces may improve nitrification and estrogen removal from wastewater.
06 May, 2013