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  • George Fischer Sales: Piping systems for the Ponte Vecchio sink hole
    Piping systems for the Ponte Vecchio sink hole
    George Fischer Sales
    In May 2016 a large part of the embankment alongside the quay in Florence collapsed. A leaking cast iron water pipe washed away a massive amount of soil, causing a giant hole with a swirling water mass that swallowed 30...
  • ARM Ltd: Aerated saturated vertical flow: secondary sewage
    Aerated saturated vertical flow: secondary sewage
    ARM Ltd
    The wastewater treatment works at Balhall is operated by Scottish Water and serves a small hamlet and farm in Angus near Brechin. The site originally comprised a septic tank, which discharged into a local stream.
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Tackling pollution control in diesel-generating sets
    Tackling pollution control in diesel-generating sets
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The introduction of Tier 4 and Tier 5 emissions regulations continue to have an impact on manufacturers of diesel engines and the final products in which they are used. Tier 4 has already been implemented for non-emergency...
  • ELIQUO HYDROK: Combined sewer overflow for United Utilities at Hyndburn
    Combined sewer overflow for United Utilities at Hyndburn
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    United Utilities needed a refurbishment solution for their combined sewer overflow system in the Hyndburn drainage area, East Lancashire. The CSO chamber is 18 metres below ground within an 84m-long tunnel. ELIQUO HYDROK...
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: Thermographic office survey, Hydrotite Sweeney, Aberdeen
    Thermographic office survey, Hydrotite Sweeney, Aberdeen
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    Using thermography, Inspectahire conducted a safety survey of electrical equipment for Hydrotite Sweeney, an insurance company in Aberdeen. Thermography measures heat sources and displays them in a graphical format. This...
  • 2H Water Technologies: Trickling Filters deliver guaranteed performance
    Trickling Filters deliver guaranteed performance
    2H Water Technologies
    Having already supplied a number of trickling filter solutions on various wastewater sites in Scotland, 2H Water was approached by Scottish Water Solutions. They needed to treat effluent from the city of Stranraer and...
  • Corgin: MistCannons help suppress dust plume at UK steelworks
    MistCannons help suppress dust plume at UK steelworks
    Corgin
    A UK steelworks needed a solution for suppressing dust originating from slag-tipping. An impressive dust plume rose as the product was tipped, the lift-off exacerbated by its inherent heat. This operation was causing...
  • The Filter Company Group Ltd: Granulated waste plastic handling for Huhtamaki PLC
    Granulated waste plastic handling for Huhtamaki PLC
    The Filter Company Group Ltd
    A large UK food packaging company had consolidated its production onto one site. HSE was closely involved in supplying a turnkey solution to the problem of handling the granulated waste plastic produced during the
  • Inspectahire Instrument Company: CCTV inspection of tortuous pipework, refinery
    CCTV inspection of tortuous pipework, refinery
    Inspectahire Instrument Company
    A defect in a torturous pipeline was compromising the working order and therefore safety of a refinery. Inspectahire was able to inspect hundreds of metres of pipe, detecting any defect using a crawler tractor camera.
  • Sulzer: From problem site to model pumping station: Wicklow CC
    From problem site to model pumping station: Wicklow CC
    Sulzer
    Wicklow County lies on the east coast of Ireland, south of Dublin. Wicklow County Council manages the county’s 35 wastewater treatment plants, which serve urban centres with populations ranging from 30 to 50 thousand. The...
  • ELIQUO HYDROK: IFAS & FBDA for Northumbrian Water
    IFAS & FBDA for Northumbrian Water
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    Seaton Carew STW needed a substantial upgrade to provide extra treatment capacity to accommodate recent and predicted growth within the catchment. In April 2016, Hydrok installed a combination of the Integrated Fixed-Film...
  • 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...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Pneumatic control systems, GEA Pharma Systems
    Pneumatic control systems, GEA Pharma Systems
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Buck Systems, part of GEA Pharma Systems based in Birmingham, has sub-contracted Bürkert's pneumatic control systems for it's powder processing plant. The equipment is used in one of the worlds largest and most advanced...
  • ARM Ltd: Success case studies using aerated reed beds
    Success case studies using aerated reed beds
    ARM Ltd
    Buffalo Airport is in Washington State (USA) and generates significant loads of runoff contaminated with anti-freeze. This had been a difficult issue to resolve in wintertime, as large volumes of runoff and snow melt...
  • Bürkert Fluid Control Systems: Distributed skid for bio-diesel processor, Green Fuels
    Distributed skid for bio-diesel processor, Green Fuels
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Bürkert worked with Green Fuels, a leading bio-diesel equipment manufacturer, to develop a distributed skid system for the commercial production of bio-diesel. Bürkert used a distributed skid system comprising of a...