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Filtration and Separation features, July 2017

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Evaulation of processes for produced water treatment

Proper management and treatment of produced water has emerged as a big challenge for oil and gas industry.


Max Fordham designs pioneering saltwater cooling system


Monitored contaminants in drinking water represent a small portion of the total compounds present, many of which may be relevant to human health.


Evoqua’s Ionpure CEDI modules success


A guide to the purification process


WPL has taken on the challenge of building a wastewater treatment plant that will reflect the town’s environmental standards.


Abundant cheap and clean renewable energy sources are a promising alternative for powering modern desalination processes.


Process water critical for industrial facilities and manufacturing products. But what if the quality of the process water is not good enough?


Solid-liquid separation of bauxite residue is a topical issue in the alumina industry.


One company provided the Water Treatment Works with a carbon dosing unit to ensure that the water was of sufficient quality for the customers.


One company has created a 2.0mm screen in an effort to eliminate downstream matting.


The article 'Freshwater production from the motion of ocean waves – A review' has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination.


Flat ceramic membrane produced by combining clay and natural phosphate.


In a first for the UK water industry, a code of practice for assessing surface water treatment technologies has been published.


An innovative approach to the installation of a WPL HiPAF wastewater treatment system in the Czech Republic has cut costs.


Novel hybrid nanostructures were successfully synthesized and used to fabricate thin film nanocomposite membranes.


A shipping company which specialises in dry cargo needed to install scrubber to ensure that the met the standards for marine SOx compliance.


An overview of the current status of energy use for seawater desalination discussing factors influencing energy demand and new energy-saving technologies.


Adsorption with activated carbon (AC) is a common technique for treating water to high quality; nevertheless, conventional AC entails certain drawbacks.


Research paper 'Novel cylindrical cross-flow hollow fiber membrane module for direct contact membrane distillation-based desalination' published.


Overview of recent developments in microfiltration and ultrafiltration of fruit juices published in Food and Bioproducts Processing journal.


Non-graded wound filters are popular in the filtration industry, but filter efficiency is crucial.


'Desalination network model driven decision support system: A case study of Saudi Arabia' published in Desalination journal.


The design and engineering of MBBR and IFAS wastewater treatment plants is full of obstacles and mistakes made can be hard to remedy.


Research paper 'Water recovery from laundry wastewater by the cross flow microfiltration process' published in Journal of Cleaner Production.


Activated Carbon manufacturers should offer silver impregnated activated carbon that is compliant with the new Biocidal Products Regulations.


The research article 'Osmotically assisted reverse osmosis for high salinity brine treatment' has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination.


Chemical treatment is a vital part of wastewater processing for industrial manufacturing.


The research article 'On the design of graphene oxide nanosheets membranes for water desalination' has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination.


One airport installed a strainer system which has been running sucessfully for 15 years without maintenance.


Microplastics are a global environmental problem. Around a third of the particles are caused by tire wear that is washed into the sewers by rainwater.


Research paper on removal of arsenate from drinking water published in Elsevier journal Process Safety and Environmental Protection.


Research investigating effect of inlet particle properties on performance of an exhaust particulate filter published in Journal of Aerosol Science.


The research article 'Thin-film nanofibrous composite reverse osmosis membranes for desalination' has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination.


Ceramic membranes offer an efficient mechanical separation technology for cleaning wastewater. However, the technique has been limited to molecules of 450


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


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


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


Chemical plants can be highly water intensive which puts pressure on resources, particularly in areas where supply is limited and competition from domestic


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


Thames Water wanted to remove impurities from anaerobic digester gases. It needed a system that would meet stringent clean up requirements and achieve zero


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


Industrial processes can produce effluents that are challenging in terms of their strength, variability and composition. Careful assessment of the physical


The research article 'Optimal design and operation of electrodialysis for brackish-water desalination and for high-salinity brine concentration' will be pu


A Canadian water treatment plant wanted to cut down on costs and increase efficiency. One company installed rented membrane shipping frames at the treatmen


The research paper 'Bioelectricity generation from treatment of petroleum refinery wastewater with simultaneous seawater desalination in microbial desalina


The research paper 'Filtration and removal performances of membrane adsorbers' has been published in Elsevier's Journal of Hazardous Materials.


One family-owned maltster needed ensure to that their malt was free from any metal contaminants. This contamination is a natural consequence of the passing


The research paper 'Filtration properties of carbon woven fabric filters supplied with high voltage for removal of PM 1.0 particles' has been published in


As emergencies arise, it is important for plants to prepare for the unplanned. The best way is by having a plan in place. This article looks at how mobile


The research paper 'Membrane distillation: Perspectives for sustainable and improved desalination' has been published in Elsevier journal Renewable and Sus


Operators of fine filtration systems need to move fluid efficiently from one side of the filter to the other while achieving their desired amount of filtra

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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.