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Filtration and Separation features, January 2015

Viscose speciality fibres – bio-based fibres for filtration

Viscose fibres consist of cellulose and have the same advantageous health, security and environmental properties as natural cellulose fibres.

Membrane system boosts water reuse

As global conditions place more stress on water resources, attention is being paid to water reuse technologies, particularly involving the reuse of difficu


Wastewater from hospitals can contain traces of anything from viruses and multi-resistant bacteria to medical contrast agents and chemicals for cancer trea


Anthony Bennett looks at synergies between water treatment and power production systems and demonstrates how they can be operated to improve the overall ef


When the United States city of Delaware decided to introduce a new water treatment system, the challenge was to ensure a reliable, potable supply to a popu


Matt Hale, international sales manager at UK-based HRS Heat Exchangers, explains how increasing efficiency can lead to major savings.


Most of us take the water coming out of our taps for granted. But it can contain a broad range of contaminants including pathogens such as Legionella which


Selecting filtration equipment is the result of many considerations, to ensure the right filtration method is implemented for the application.


Anthony Bennett provides a review of recent innovations in the application of filtration and separation technology in the food and beverage industry.


Restoring a whisky distillery last used for distillation in 1920 has been a major challenge for Veolia, not least when it comes to water.


The discovery of fresh resources such as shale oil and gas is creating significant opportunities for companies such as Pentair, a key player in the filtrat


In an industry with such large-scale inputs of power, water, and capital, small gains in operational efficiency can mean big savings or increased output.


A power station for a major brewer in North America turned to Dow Water & Process Solutions and Consolidated Water Solutions to ensure a consistent flow of


When a product has been manufactured for more than 100 years, it would be easy to think that it has reached the end of its development potential.


Anthony Bennett provides a brief review of the increasing use of desalination technology.


The City of Cocoa water reclamation plant needed to reduce nutrients in its effluent significantly. So the city selected the AnoxKaldnes Hybrid Biofilm Act


A new on-site bio-energy plant at its UK confectionery factory now supplies nearly 8% of factory electricity demand bringing costs and energy savings to Ne


Inadequate equipment and safety provisions are being blamed for the Fukushima Daiichi accident of March 2011 in Japan. Porvair Filtration Group’s Chris Cha


Faced with the challenge of reducing the Total Maximum Daily Loads for nutrients and dissolved oxygen (DO) in the Indian River and Banana River Lagoons in


A US dairy processing plant features advanced wastewater treatment technology that not only radically improves biomass recovery and effluent quality, but a


In a district of the German city Frankfurt am Main, a new kind of passive house with 66 apartments and a daycare center is currently being built. The build


Nanotechnology has been applied to the development of products and processes across many industries over the past ten years. Promethean Particles is steppi


Both industrialised and non-industrialised countries are bearing the burden of repeated storms, floods, droughts and temperature extremes. Alex Stephenson


Food & beverage supplier Nestlé was looking to reduce the wider environmental impact of its business and meet sustainability goals. A new bio-energy plant


Pulp and paper making is one of the most water intensive industrial production processes anywhere. Estimates suggest up to 17.4 m3 of water are required to


Cleaning and recycling of industrial liquids with centrifuge filtering


Mark Fosshage, President & CEO, World Water Works explains how a biological treatment technology using algae promises to reduce total energy consumption by

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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.