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Water & wastewater features, January 2010

SWRO pre-treatment: Cost and sustainability

In the third of a series of articles, Graeme Pearce looks at the issues involved in the selection of pre-treatment in seawater reverse osmosis desalination

Wastewater treatment: Enhanced biological treatment of storm flows

Storm flows during wet weather can cause major problems in wastewater plants. A team put together by Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies describe how t


Biofouling is a major and very expensive problem for the water industry. Biofilm resulting from the growth of microorganisms on reverse osmosis and ultrafi


A novel biocidal method for disinfecting drinking water has been developed by HaloSource Incorporated. Jeff Williams and Michael Bridges describe the devel


More than 300,000 people in a remote district of Sri Lanka are today enjoying quality drinking water for the first time due to a turnkey project undertaken


Water is not normally associated in many people's minds with the production of oil and gas from underground reservoirs. Consequently, with no energy potent


US-based UV disinfection specialist Aquionics met with an unusual request when it was asked to help design a mobile UV disinfection system with in-house en


A UK sheep pelt tannery required a DAF sludge dewateringsystem that could cut costs while dealing effectively withvery wet, fatty animal waste. GEA install


An IChemE-award winning ion exchange system which removes nitrate from groundwater with minimum use for chemicals, reduced power consumption and waste volu


When a major steel plant on the east coast of Sweden installed a new rolling mill its managers decided to recycle 100% of both the process water and the sl


A novel underground solution to locating the Besos Wastewater Treatment plant in Barcelona, Spain required additional measures to deal with offensive odour


Chivas Brothers' Glenallachie Distillery near Aberlour in North East Scotland has installed a new wastewater treatment facility. Commissioned in late 2008,


A Netherlands-based chemicals manufacturer has installed a water treatment system combining ultrasonic microbiological control and corrosion inhibitors, an


A city in the USA needed to replace its aging water softening technology. After considering the options, a new reverse osmosis system was selected.

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