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Sep 30, 2020
Clariant’s new waste water plant treats 18 million litres in first year
Water/Wastewater News
Sep 30, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water’s team of engineers have begun crucial work to install 1.2km of new pipe in Scunthorpe, as part of a £600,000 (€658,000) investment. The work will see new water pipes installed to help strengthen and improve the resilience of the network amidst growth in the area, helping to keeping taps flowing for years to come. Dodie Honisett, project manager for... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 28, 2020
Valves
Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) operates in the north-east of England, supplying 650 million litres of water daily to people and businesses in the counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and parts of North Yorkshire. To tame pressure in a demanding district metering area that was exhibiting high demand at peak usage periods during the day, falling to minimal... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 25, 2020
Pipelines
Data technology company Ovarro responded quickly to a request for emergency leak detection equipment from the Veolia Foundation, which is supporting the rehabilitation of drinking water networks in the Port of Beirut. A total of 12 Enigma leak loggers and a Mikron3 acoustic leak location device were flown to the city on 24 August, within six days of a text message request. The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 24, 2020
Flowmeters
KROHNE, a manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, has introduced an application for its OPTIMASS 1400 C Coriolis mass flowmeter for use in milk production. One example of this application is in its installation at a Chile-based milk dairy in Surlat. This application can also be found in similar facilities around the world where trucks... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 24, 2020
Frozen peas have been produced in the UK since 1946 after the fast freezing process was developed in 1929 by Clarence Birdseye. Birdseye is one of the largest pea processors in the world, and the largest in the UK, processing and freezing around 50,000 tonnes of peas per year during the harvest season from June to August. Their facility at Hull is situated in the centre... [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 21, 2020
Pipelines
The biggest ever revamp of Carlisle’s water mains moved into its penultimate phase as engineers got ready to drill six metres below the River Eden in the UK. The work is part of a three-year, £14m (€15.2 million) scheme by United Utilities to clean and refurbish more than 30km of the city’s biggest water pipes. This latest phase of work will involve re-lining... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 21, 2020
Pipelines
The Sniffers has announced it has merged the pipeline integrity application from DMC1 into its pipeline integrity service portfolio. The company said this strong combination of experience, knowledge, and analysis capabilities, will help pipeline owners realise their integrity objectives. DMC1, founded in 2000 and operating from Schkopau in Germany, has developed a business... [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 15, 2020
Pipelines
Northumbrian Water has completed the refurbishment of one of its groundwater stations as part of a £10.6 million (€11.5 million) project aimed at improving water quality and to protect the water supplies of 140,000 homes across Sunderland and South Tyneside. The investment at the Fulwell groundwater station, which provides drinking water to Sunderland and the surrounding... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 14, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water engineers will begin crucial work to install new sewer pipes and a pumping station in Holbeach to support the growth of the new Peppermint Junction development. Following the on-going installation of water mains which began back in April, this new work will provide over 1.5km of new sewer pipes to ensure reliable and long-lasting wastewater services to the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 10, 2020
Pipelines
Work has started on Singapore’s first integrated waste and water treatment facility called Tuas Nexus. The project is set to be completed in phases starting in 2025, which will incorporate the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (Tuas WRP) and Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF). This will “help forge a more sustainable Singapore by optimising land use, and maximising... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 8, 2020
Pipelines
Severn Trent engineers came face to face with wipes, plastics and sanitary products when they went to investigate a sewer pipe blockage in Stroud. Teams pulled out huge quantities of these products after they discovered a blockage on one of its pipes heading for the waste treatment works in the UK. Grant Mitchell, FOG strategy lead, said: “Wipes are great for lots... [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]


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