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Research & Development features, January 2021

Three wastewater treatment plants were investigated to compare the ability of sand filters to retain microplastics from secondary treated effluents.


Image-based structure analysis reveals anisotropic permeability and isoporosity.


A review of various technologies and processes for achieving sustainable brine management.


Effluent for reuse can be obtained by reverse osmosis filtration.


Climeworks, a Swiss company specialising in direct air capture technology, has been chosen by Microsoft to help it achieve negative emissions by 2030.


Indoor PM2.5 was measured in 37 urban commercial offices in China, India, the UK and USA.


An analytical model to investigate how membrane pore size distribution affects the solute separation efficiency.


This study found that UF permeate quality met the latest EU regulation for agricultural irrigation.


A Karlsruhe Institute of Technology study on the regeneration of used filter cloths with different acids, bases and ultrasonic cleaning procedures.


Very low energy consumption and harvesting cost were achieved.


An investigation of pretreatment strategies to mitigate the extent of fouling and scaling on the membrane surface.


How GEA's active torque control for decanter centrifuges increases economic efficiency.


A process-based model that minimizes the levelized cost of water (LCOW).


Combining renewable energy with desalination processes requires further intensive research and demonstration units to assess longer term performance.


Investigating the potential of the widely-used Neosepta MSED membranes and the new Fujifilm MSED membranes to treat wastewater in greenhouses.


Efforts to improve upon the world's first commercial forward osmosis ZLD system (developed by OASYS Water) by employing low-grade heat.


An anaerobic digestion process that decreases the volume of undigested sludge and increases the biogas yield, improving the AD circular economy.


Hybridization of two or more desalination processes is a promising approach to tackle the inherent disadvantages of conventional desalination processes.


Integrated systems can purify water, minimize wastes and extract useful substances.


When Covid-19 hit Southern California's regional passenger train service, Metrolink, it implemented multifaceted health and safety measures.


Investigating the effect of fiber length and operational conditions on the performance of hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes.


HBSRO is a promising solution towards minimal liquid discharge.


A food-energy-water nexus approach was implemented for South-Central Texas in three distinct scenario analyses.


An assessment of the environmental impact and cost of fabricating 1000 m2 of hollow fiber polymeric membranes.


FCDI is a new electrochemical-based desalination technology that addresses the limitations of preceding CDI processes.


Recent developments in biomanufacturing are driving innovations in membrane technology.


Materials with strong organic solvent resistance are necessary for various environmental and energy-related separations.


Membrane separation processes such as nanofiltration, forward osmosis and electrodialysis could solve issues with current recovery techniques.


This study evaluates the performance of different membranes in removing microplastics within a simple system for use in a domestic environment.

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Mar ’22

International filtration/separation exhibition and technical conference.


NX Filtration's direct nanofiltration membranes seek to offer strong advantages to meet the challenges of water scarcity.


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


Through the joint test project, SNWA will evaluate the capabilities of Xylem's Water Network Optimization solution.


The GKD Group enjoyed a very well attended stand on all four days at the INDEX exhibition in Geneva.

What’s coming up in research & development…
Mar ’22

Jan ’22

Platform to share ideas and showcase HVACR technology.

Mar ’22

Exhibition and conference presenting new solutions and technologies for the industry.

Feb ’22

Symposium and exhibition for the nonwovens industry in the Middle-East and North Africa Region.

Feb ’22

The latest achievements in the science and technology of desalination.