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Filtration and Separation features, July 2014

Sustainable nutrient removal with IFAS

The City of Cocoa Beach wanted to reduce energy consumption and maintain the existing operations in its water reclamation plant. So the city selected the A

UK manufacturers team up for high grade polymer production

Petlon Polymers is investing in its polymer compound production lines by upgrading its metal detection and separation equipment with the EZ-Tec 9100, devel


A fifth generation family winery is dedicated to improving the filtration techniques and wine making process of its wines. LangeTwins Winery has chosen to


Anthony Bennett looks at the various desalination processes, thermal, membrane and hybrid, and how they have evolved, what the current challenges are for i


A novel method has been developed to determine reverse draw and forward feed solute fluxes in a forward osmosis (FO) membrane, utilising apparent draw (Bd)


Photovoltaic-powered electrodialysis (PV-ED) is justified as an energy- and cost-effective means of desalinating groundwater in rural India, and the design


This systematic review summarises current findings relating to the microbial ecology of denitrification in biological wastewater treatment processes. It st


Membrane distillation (MD) is a hybrid thermal-membrane desalination process that can treat highly saline brines. Here two MD pilot units, based on multi-e


This study evaluates the feasibility of forward osmosis (FO) using rainwater as the makeup water source for cooling water. The results suggest that FO rain


The forward osmosis (FO) process reported here has great potential to remove heavy metal ions from wastewater, and can maintain high rejection under high c


A range of organic and inorganic micropollutants known to be preferentially removed via different mechanisms were selected to challenge the activated sludg


This study considers that organic conditioning films produced by ultrafiltration permeate (UFP) in a membrane bioreactor (MBR) system, and extracellular po


This review of more than 30 recent desalination Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies identifies two major issues in need of improvement: feasibility and rel


A hydraulic pellet co-precipitation microfiltration (HPC-MF) process has been developed to treat wastewater containing radioactive strontium, achieving eff


This paper reviews the extraction of extracellular polymers (ECPs), characterisation and identification of soluble microbial products (SMPs) and ECPs, and


The effect of a nanocomposite substrate on fouling of a thin film nanocomposite (TFN) membrane due to organic foulants in pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) m


This article offers some advice when choosing biofilm carrier media particularly as regards specifications, material, operational data and after sales supp


SiO2–FeOOH–Fe core-shell nanostructures have been synthesised for the first time, and their potential demonstrated for nitrate removal from aqueous solutio


RO desalinators for marine applications need to be compact, requiring pumps that occupy a small footprint, yet giving the high pressures needed by the perm


Poly(vinylidene fluoride) membranes are widely used, but they can suffer from membrane fouling and membrane wetting in real-world applications. This paper


Mapal Green Energy's floating fine bubble aeration marries strengths of mechanical surface aeration technology.


ZrO2 microfiltration membranes with different pore sizes have been investigated for pretreatment of dimethylformamide (DMF) wastewater, which is generated


Long-term experiments have assessed the impact of changing the solids retention time (SRT) on sludge filterability in anaerobic membrane bioreactors (AnMBR


The risks associated with onsite greywater (GW) reuse are assessed, and the main factors affecting them. Adequately treated greywater is safe for reuse, al


Membrane-free electrodeionisation (MFEDI) has been tested for high-purity water production without the need to reverse electrode polarity. Adding a thin st


Tony Wynes, managing director of Aquarius Marine Group and developer of the Aquaerator, discusses the various options available today for quality water man


What could the latest bio-thermic technology do for waste treatment?

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The decanters will be used to thicken and dewater sludge.


The filters will be part of the factory's process systems.

What’s coming up…
Sep ’21

Organisers say the content to be presented in September 2021 will be very similar to that of the postponed WFC13 in April 2020.

Sep ’21

Sep ’21

The latest achievements in science and technology of desalination.

Sep ’21

Conference examining critical water security issues in the Arab region.

Sep ’21

4th international air conditioning and refrigeration exhibition.