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Oct 14, 2020
United Utilities replaces old pumps at water treatment works
Water/Wastewater News
Oct 14, 2020
Pumps
Wilden, a worldwide producer of speciality pumps, is celebrating its 65-year anniversary. Wilden was founded in 1955 by Jim Wilden in the US when he revolutionised the pumping industry by inventing the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump. Since that time, Wilden has been recognised as one of the leaders in AODD pump technology for a wide range of applications in... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 7, 2020
Pumps
The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has won the Community Initiative Award at the 2020 Aquaculture Awards for its work with the Outer Hebrides Local Energy Hub (OHLEH) project on the Isle of Lewis - the first local circular economy of its kind in Scotland. The success of the project, which sees fish waste (transferred from SSC’s processing plant) co-digested with household... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 2, 2020
Pumps
BBA Pumps has supplied flood relief pumps to Djibouti after a tender was put out by the United Nations. The African country has suffered from heavy rainfall and floods in recent years. BBA Pumps, partnering with the South African-based African Generator Company, successfully responded to the tender issued in February. The tender required the supply of mobile emergency... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 30, 2020
Pumps
Clariant’s new state-of-the-art waste water treatment plant (WWTP) in India has celebrated its first anniversary. The plant in Bonthapally has also treated more than 18 million litres of wastewater in the past 365 days and made it reusable. This has resulted in a reduction of water consumption in various steps of its production and is in line with the company’s  strategic... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 22, 2020
Pumps
Landia has secured a major new order for its biogas digester mixing system in Luannan County, which has been committed to significantly developing agriculture in China. About 250 km east of Beijing, Luannan County is already generating a total annual value of more than €348 million from about 13,000 hectares of land – and with a growing demand from the Chinese for... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 17, 2020
Pumps
Following the successful installation two years ago of Landia Chopper Pumps and a Landia Aeration System, MSE Systems is set to install a further three units from Landia for one of the UK’s leading supplier of potatoes. During an upgrade to the customer’s potato processing factory, Chesterfield-based MSE Systems found that the addition of a high-efficiency Dissolved... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 7, 2020
Pumps
Valmet has received an order from Stora Enso in Sweden to convert an existing feed system in a cooking plant to its pump feed system. By upgrading to a Valmet Pump Feed System, the Skoghall mill intends to improve availability and reduce maintenance costs. The upgrade also includes a Valmet Chip Feeder specially designed to connect to the existing system and secure... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 7, 2020
Pumps
Rotork Site Services have installed actuators with gearboxes at a development in the Houston area to prevent the threat of flooding. Sluice gates were constructed following discussions caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, which caused over $125 billion (€105 billion) of damage in the US state. During this time many locations in the seven-county region experienced serious... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 4, 2020
Pumps
South East Water is set to build a new £5 million (€5.6 million) treatment station in Hampshire, UK. Based at the company’s existing Woodgarston Water Treatment Works, in Upper Wooton, the new equipment will futureproof the water supply against forecasted increases in nitrate levels in the area. Project manager Mark Gelinski  said: “As a company, we adhere to... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 3, 2020
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has extended its direct sales and technical support to customers in the Nordic region with the opening of offices in Finland and Norway. The new offices bring further strength to the Nordic sales territory and will work alongside existing operations in Denmark and Sweden. Opening officially from 1 September, this is the latest... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 2, 2020
Pumps
Landia has been chosen to supply two of its 25m3 pasteurizers for a new waste-to-energy biogas plant in Romania. The Landia BioChop units will play a crucial role in eliminating biohazards by heating biomass to a minimum of 72°C for one-hour batch processes – allowing the final digestate to be utilized safely as a high-quality fertilizer. Equipped with a Landia chopper... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 25, 2020
Pumps
Italian pump manufacturer Argal Pumps has been chosen as the official supplier of more than 350 fibreglass pumps for the biggest theme park in the world. The park will host an advanced aquatic life structure, including the world’s biggest aquarium; mega attractions; close-up experiences with animals; a research centre; and a rescue and rehabilitation for the centre... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Aug 7, 2020
Pumps
FS Bioenergia is the first corn-only ethanol plant in Brazil. The production, at the plant located near Lucas do Rio Verde, Mato Grosso, started in 2017 and the annual capacity is 250 million litres. The facility utilises the latest process technologies from ICM, an innovative company headquartered in Colwich, US, that has become one of the world leaders in biorefining... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 27, 2020
Pumps
A new wastewater treatment system installed in a town in Czechia will protect valued fishing ponds and raise the quality to EU standards. Packaged wastewater treatment plant provider WPL installed a below-ground system in Klimkovice, in the country’s Moravian-Silesian region, as part of a municipality-led project to construct a first-time sewerage network. Around 110... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 22, 2020
Pumps
Tsurumi Pumps have delivered 10 submersible pumps to be used in the building of a new hospital in Singapore. The hospital will be the largest in the country with four levels below ground and 19 above ground and it will play a key role in supporting the growing ageing population in the South East Asian nation. Tsurumi’s KT-Z series pumps were used to pump slurry from... [Read More]


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