Contaminant Removal News

  1. New USGS Filter Removes Phosphorus From Waste Water

    A tabletop water filter demo designed to remove phosphorus from waste water has in five-years grown into a fully functional water treatment system capable of filtering more than 100-thousand gallons per day.

  2. Eriez HydroFlow Centrifuge Filter Systems Meet Industry’s Growing Demand For Economical Recovery Of Materials Removed From Carbide Grinding Processes

    With a renewed desire in the industry to recover carbide and other high value materials removed from the process, Eriez reports the demand for HydroFlow Centrifuge Filter Systems is increasing.

  3. A New Dual Treatment System Combining RBC And Cloth Media Filtration Technology For Economical Treatment Of Low Flows

    The Aqua BioMax dual treatment system is a unique combination of rotating biological contactor (RBC) technology and cloth media filtration.

  4. New Screwpumps Improve Efficiency And Reliability For Treatment Works

    As part of a continuous improvement programme, Severn Trent Water identifies and replaces equipment that has reached the end of its service life.

  5. Veolia Chosen To Engineer And Deliver A Large Scale Wastewater Treatment Plant For Aramco’s Jazan Refinery In Saudi Arabia

    Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, has been chosen by contractor Tecnicas Reunidas to engineer and procure a wastewater treatment plant for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal in Saudi Arabia.

  6. EPA Updates Flint Response Website With Lead Assessment Results

    Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is releasing preliminary results of lead sampling at Flint residences, as well as an interactive map of sampling results. The map is available at

  7. Anvil International Supplies Pipe Couplings And Hanger Assembly Components For Seattle’s Floating Bridge Project

    Construction is nearly complete on the new State Route 520 Floating Bridge spanning Lake Washington, connecting Seattle on the western side of the lake to Medina on the eastern side. The new 7,710 ft. long bridge will be the longest floating bridge in the world, and is replacing the existing 7,578 ft. bridge, which was the longest floating bridge in the world.

  8. Kurita's DReeM Polymer, Which Contributes To Reducing CO2 Emissions By Improving And Maintaining Boiler Efficiency, Wins Environmental Technology Award In The 49th Technology Award Hosted By The Japan Chemical Industry Association

    Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota) is pleased to announce that it won the Environmental Technology Award at the 49th JCIA Technology Award hosted by the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA).

  9. GE Introduces New Ultrafiltration Membrane For Offshore Oil And Gas Market

    GE recently announced a new water treatment technology for the offshore oil and gas industry. GE’s new ZeeWeed 700B horizontal-designed, inside-out ultrafiltration (UF) membrane offers seawater pretreatment for injection and solids removal in offshore oil and gas applications.

  10. Amiad Receives Further NSF Accreditation For Drinking Water Safety

    Amiad Water Systems, a leading global producer of water treatment and filtration solutions, is pleased to announce that its AMF microfiber filter technology has been evaluated and certified by NSF International, an independent public health and safety accreditation organization, for Cryptosporidium removal according to NSF/ANSI 419: Public Drinking Water Equipment Performance for municipal water filtration technologies.