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Water & wastewater news, October 2014

Cigarettes could remove arsenic from water

Scientists have developed a way of using discarded cigarette ashes to remove arsenic from drinking water.


Research undertaken by the UH Cullen College of Engineering could help improve surface and groundwater supplies in the US by improving nanofiltration metho


Dow Water & Process Solutions and washing machine manufacturer Haier Group have commercialised an eco-friendly washing machine using Dow’s ultrafiltration


Xylem Inc says that it demonstrated its new Flygt cloud-based supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system at the WEFTEC water show.


The WateReuse Association has released a new White Paper that explains the changes in eligibility for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), the pro


Xylem Inc has provided denitrification systems for three wastewater treatment plants in eastern China.


McCrometer says that its FPI-X dual sensor electromagnetic flowmeter can deliver accurate and repeatable measurement under extreme flow conditions.


World Water Works has launched Ideal S-Select sludge conditioning technology which it says can help eliminate floating or bulking sludge in conventional ac


Mineral coatings on sand particles could actually encourage microbial activity in the rapid sand filters that are used to treat groundwater for drinking, a


United Envirotech Ltd has signed a framework agreement with Chinese state-owned water company Chengdu Xingrong Investment Co Ltd to establish a 49/51% join


Kelly McAndrew has joined Xylem Inc as vice president of global public affairs.


Drinking water specialist WaterBean has launched an alkaline water filter for the consumer market.


Medora Corp’s SolarBee mixers have been installed at the Pagosa mineral-rich geothermal hot springs located in the high desert plateau of southwestern Colo


Advanced water treatment plant project explores new water source.


Ambient Water, a provider of atmospheric water generation systems for extracting water from humidity in the air, plans to install an atmospheric water gene


BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc, a specialist in the treatment of mine impacted waters, has expanded its patent portfolio by issuing two new patents


TrojanUV has launched the TrojanUVTelos, a UV system especially designed for small communities.


AquaMedix LLC says that, in tests, Legionella bacteria was not detected from any water samples collected from its HandShower filter outlets during or afte


UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, has announced its commercial launch of an integrated bioreactor system designed to remove organic and inorganic contaminants


Former Veolia Water executive Philippe Laval has joined RWL Water as chief operating officer, Global Operations.


Livestock Water Recycling manure treatment system helps a dairy farm recycle clean water.


Alfa Laval has shown a compact screw press as part of its sludge dewatering product range at the WEFTEC water show.


Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions’ Perk Filter, a stormwater media filtration device used to reduce pollutant loading in runoff from urban developments, has r


Siemens has developed the SITRANS LH100 submersible level transducer for use in hydrostatic level applications.


Ozoniers.com, a brand of Qingdao Danjia Machinery, has launched a new patented ozone generator for the disinfection, purification and sterilization of wast


BioLargo Inc says that scientists at the University of Alberta’s department of agricultural, food and nutritional science have tested and validated its Adv


3D printed membranes and filters and a new membrane that could remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere were the most popular stories on Filtration+Sepa


Global water services company Hyflux had signed an agreement to license hydrophilic (water-loving) filtration technology developed by the University of Sou


New low-profile belt press reduces time and operating costs.


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Polyethylene membrane-based filters that allow food and industry processors to recycle up to 95% of their wastewater for reuse.


BASF has signed an agreement to acquire ultrafiltration membrane specialist inge watertechnologies AG.


While oil floats on water, achieving good separation and a high quality water stream is difficult. Louis van Schie explains how the Suparator oil separator


Envirogen Technologies, Inc has been awarded a contract by American Pacific Corporation (AMPAC) to provide a large-scale fluidised bed bioreactor (FBR) sys


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