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  • Xylem to supply Wedeco ozone system for textile recycling plant

    Manufactured and tested in Germany, at Xylems Herford facility, the Wedeco ozone system is tailored to meet the highest industry standards at low operating costs.Xylem's Wedeco ozone technology will help Renewcells new mill produce dissolving pulp with a limited amount of chemicals, while also meeting the strictest local environmental regulations.Xylem is to deliver a containerised Wedeco ozone […]

  • Covid-19: How the filtration and separation industry is responding

    3D illustration of Covid-19 under the microscope. Image Andrii Vodolazhskyi/Shutterstock.Our coronavirus coverage shows how filtration and separation companies around the world are responding to and dealing with the spread of Covid-19.   NEWS Water filters fight Covid-19 in developing world The Grifaid Community Filter removes bacteria and viruses from water supplies using advanced […]

  • Evoqua to replace RBC units in New Jersey

    Evoquas Envirex Series 400 RBC systems were selected because of their large media surface, flexible design, and reliable performance history.Evoqua Water Technologies will replace eight Rotating Biological Contactors (RBCs) that have reached the end of their useful life at the Cape May Wastewater Treatment Facility in New Jersey. The Authority wanted to replace existing Lyco brand RBC units, […]

  • NX Filtration installs nanofiltration pilot at PWN

    NX Filtrations Mexpert pilot installation for hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes at PWN.Dutch water utility PWN has selected NX Filtration to start a pilot for the sustainable production of drinking water based on hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes. The NX Filtration pilot installation will first be deployed at PWN’s testing and technology center in Andijk, the Netherlands. “We […]

  • DuPont launches biofouling prevention technology

    The B-Free system can be installed in both new plants and to upgrade existing systems.DuPont has introduced its new B-Free pre-treatment technology that eliminates the effects of biofouling in reverse osmosis (RO) systems, reducing operational costs. Biofouling is one of the most common and severe problems in the operation of an RO system. Unchecked, it causes significant operational problems […]

  • Ceco Environmental appoints new chief operating officer

    Ramesh Nuggihalli has joined Ceco Environmental Corp as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). Reporting to Todd Gleason, Ceco Environmental’s chief executive officer, Nuggihalli will drive the execution of the company’s business lines consistent with strategic plans, including optimizing growth in adjacent markets and advancing Ceco’s productivity and efficiencies. Nuggihalli […]

  • PCI Membranes uses RO to treat landfill leachate

    PCI Membranes has proved that tubular reverse osmosis systems are a suitable solution to treat landfill leachate according to the 3R model.PCI Membranes, part of the Filtration Group, has completed a two-week trial and feasibility study for a Scandinavian client and the company was able to prove that tubular reverse osmosis (RO) systems can treat landfill leachate according to the 3R model. […]

  • Source facility offers sustainable bottled water

    The renewable, sustainable bottled water produced using solar energy and water vapour.Source Global, PBC, manufacturer of commercial and residential filtration systems, has joined forces with The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) to launch the first renewable, sustainable bottled water produced using solar energy and water vapour. The Source Hydropanel technology uses the power of the sun […]

  • Glanris raises US$2mn to produce filtration media from rice hulls

    Glanris media (raw husks and processed).The Glanris kiln.Glanris has raised a US$2 million Series A round from investors Riceland, Pittco Capital, Innova and Sage for what it says is the world’s first green, hybrid water filtration media. The US company’s patented manufacturing process and technology for removing contaminants turn rice hulls into a customised filtration media. Glanris […]

  • Axius Water platform expands in the UK

    Axius Water, the water quality solutions platform created by KKR Global Impact and XPV Water Partners, has acquired ATAC Solutions Ltd, a UK-based wastewater technology and services supplier. ATAC, which fits with Axius Water’s focus on full-service nutrient removal, will serve as a UK base of operations for the broader platform. Founded in 2007, ATAC sells, rents, and services wastewater […]

  • Water filters fight Covid-19 in developing world

    The Grifaid Community Filter in use in Honduras.The Grifaid Community Filter, manufactured in the UK by not-for-profit company The Safe Water Trust, is helping to provide people in developing countries with on demand access to safe water for cleaning and drinking in hospitals, clinics and vaccination centres. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children Fund […]

  • Saltworks provides EDR technology in Chile

    Saltworks FlexEDR and IonFlux represent the next generation of EDR technology.Saltworks’ electrodialysis reversal technology, FlexEDR, has been selected by a heavy industry client in Chile to recycle its wastewater. The FlexEDR system, which was provided in partnership with Chilean wastewater treatment company, VIGAflow, will use Saltworks’ proprietary IonFlux ion exchange membranes. […]

  • Suez adds to large capacity ozone generators

    The Ozonia L family includes three new models to cover ozone production ranges up to 60 kg/h (3200 lbs per day).Suez Water Technologies & Solutions has introduced its latest series of large capacity ozone generators, the Ozonia L, which delivers large scale ozone production with a compact footprint, a new web-enabled interface and real-time system optimisation. The Ozonia L family […]

  • Forward Water’s FO technology at demo stage

    Forward Waters pilot plant in Sarnia allows industrial clients to see the process in action. (Image: Grafiks Marketing and Communications & Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park)Canadian company Forward Water Technologies has now reached the demonstration stage of its forward osmosis (FO) technology at its industrial scale pilot plant in Sarnia in Ontario. The company’s technology allows […]

  • Camfil collaborates with TU Delft solar boat team

    Camfil's custom-made filtration solutions will be used on a hydro motion sustainable boat, designed and produced by students in the TU University Delft Solar Boat Team.Camfil will provide aerodynamically optimised, custom-made filtration solutions for a hydro motion sustainable boat, designed and produced by students in the TU University Delft Solar Boat Team. The team consists of 21 students […]

  • ZwitterCo closes US$5.9mn financing round

    ZwitterCo, a fouling-resistant membrane technologies provider, has secured US$5.9 million in Series Seed financing to scale its water treatment and advanced separations solutions. The funding round was led by Mann+Hummel Corporate Ventures in collaboration with R-Cubed Capital Partners, with additional support from Burnt Island Ventures and individual investors. ZwitterCo, a spin out of […]

  • Grundfos reports solid 2020 results despite Covid-19

    Poul Due Jensen, Grundfos CEO and group president.Grundfos has published its 2020 Annual and Sustainability reports.Denmark's Grundfos has delivered a solid financial performance in 2020 with net turnover of DKK26 340 million and consolidated profit for the year of DKK1931 million. In a challenging year, Grundfos 2020 sales were down 4.4% on 2019 when measured in local currencies. After being […]

  • Xylem and Cityzens Giving water education project

    Xylem announced the launch of the project with Cityzens Giving on World Water Day.Xylem has joined forces with City Football Group’s global foundation programme, Cityzens Giving, to empower a network of 100 young leaders to deliver projects that use football to provide vital water education to 5,000 young people in five cities around the world. The Water Heroes Academy combines seed […]

  • G2O Water Technologies moves towards commercial applications

    UK technology business G2O Water Technologies is preparing for commercial-scale application of its graphene-based water filtration membranes. Following a series of investments and grants totalling approximately £5 million, G2O Water Technologies is moving from product development to externally focused growth. Having relocated to a high-tech campus in North West of England, the company is […]

  • Researchers develop nitrogen removing biofilters

    The nitrogen removing biofilters consist of layers of natural products commonly found across Long Island, such as sand and woodchips.Researchers at the New York State Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT), part of Stony Brook University, have developed nitrogen removing biofilters to reduce levels of nitrogen in wastewater. Excessive nitrogen causes harmful algal blooms, the loss of […]