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  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Plant inspection, Royal Mint
    Plant inspection, Royal Mint
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    The Royal Mint has a requirement to undertake a condition appraisal on a retort - a long scroll-type container that forms part of a coin annealing rotary furnace. As a result of the brass annealing process, zinc oxide had...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Steam / hot water flow control valves for food processor
    Steam / hot water flow control valves for food processor
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    For the past 10 years, Burkert Type 2000 flow control valves have been used to regulate the flow of steam and hot water to the cookers at Birmingham-based food processor, Cleone Foods. The company manufactures Jamaican...
  • 2H Water Technologies: Industrial effluent treatment plant for cider producer
    Industrial effluent treatment plant for cider producer
    2H Water Technologies
    Thatchers Cider produces over 70 million pints of cider per year from apples grown in its own orchards. When increased demand prompted a 60% increase in production it became apparent that the current biological treatment...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Process technology for bespoke intelligent evaporators
    Process technology for bespoke intelligent evaporators
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    MKR Metzger from Monheim in Germany is a specialist in handling process media in a sustainable manner. To design production cycles involving liquids in a cost-efficient manner, they need robust and reliable components. Using...
  • Hydroklear Services: Landfill site surface water treatment for Rigmuir
    Landfill site surface water treatment for Rigmuir
    Hydroklear Services
    Rigmuir was a new landfill site and, as such, was closely monitored by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA). Suspended solid levels in the surface water on site had to be reduced prior to discharge into a...
  • Sulzer: Replacing pumps to upgrade efficiency in Sanepar, Brazil
    Replacing pumps to upgrade efficiency in Sanepar, Brazil
    Sulzer
    As it approaches its 50th anniversary, Sanepar (Companhia de Saneamento do Paraná) is one of the largest and most efficient sanitation companies in Brazil. In addition to providing 9,500,000 people with clean water, the...
  • Warden Biomedia: WPL selects Biomarble biological filter media
    WPL selects Biomarble biological filter media
    Warden Biomedia
    A motorway service area (MSA), situated on the M3 at Winchester, serves both sides of the M3 with two filling stations and amenity buildings with restaurants, cafes, toilets, shops and a 40-bedroom lodge. In 2008, the sewage...
  • Corgin: Aerators improve effluent quality at sugar factory
    Aerators improve effluent quality at sugar factory
    Corgin
    An effluent plant at a sugar factory in the UK had been struggling to meet consent levels as their aerators were very old and inefficient. The plant has various challenges, including very high mixed liquor suspended solids...
  • Sulzer: Upgrading to more effective aeration: Meriden, USA
    Upgrading to more effective aeration: Meriden, USA
    Sulzer
    Located in New Haven County, Connecticut, in eastern USA, the wastewater treatment plant in Meriden has a design inlet flow of 43,911 m3/day (11.6 mgd) with a maximum inlet flow of 143,386 m3/day (38.0 mgd). Upgraded in the...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Compact process valves meet cost and performance targets
    Compact process valves meet cost and performance targets
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    ESTS has been manufacturing commercial autoclaves for over 10 years. Its models are used to sterilise items such as porous loads, fabrics, utensils, glassware, fluids and plastics for laboratory and medical applications. The...
  • ELIQUO HYDROK: PCMF tertiary filtration installed at Rayleigh
    PCMF tertiary filtration installed at Rayleigh
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    Rayleigh East WRc is a trickling filter works with a large expanse of grass plots to retain the solids discharged from nitrifying trickling filters, prior to UV disinfection. Anglian Water approached ELIQUO HYDROK to deliver...
  • Hydro International: Weedon Dam Flood Alleviation Scheme
    Weedon Dam Flood Alleviation Scheme
    Hydro International
    The pretty Northampton villages around Weedon, in the upper River Nene valley, suffered disastrous flooding in 1998, with Weedon Bec being particularly affected. To alleviate this problem, the Environment Agency (EA) put...
  • Corgin: Emergency odour control at a sewage treatment plant
    Emergency odour control at a sewage treatment plant
    Corgin
    Corgin was contacted to assess odours coming from septic sewage flowing into the inlet works of a sewage treatment plant. The plant was overlooked by the rear of an imposing neighbouring residence with views over the...
  • ARM Ltd: Aerated vertical flow wetland for CSO effluent
    Aerated vertical flow wetland for CSO effluent
    ARM Ltd
    A major Scottish Water infrastructure development was undertaken in Cowdenbeath including the construction of two new Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) which collected additional surface water from within the town. Wastewater...
  • Gemü Valves: Butterfly valves for modern sludge recycling
    Butterfly valves for modern sludge recycling
    Gemü Valves
    Large sewage clarification plants, such as the urban drainage department of Stuttgart, recycle their sludge in mono-combustion plants. GEMÜ valves are used in the plant design ensure the safety and reliability of processes...