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  • Crest Pumps Group: Crest Pumps in the Final of the DBA 2014
    Crest Pumps in the Final of the DBA 2014
    Crest Pumps Group
    Crest Pumps Group has been selected as one of the top 3 finalists for the Family Business of the Year Award at the Dorset Business Awards 2014, from the 70+ businesses that had either been nominated or applied. The Dorset Business Awards, celebrating its 20th year running with the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry this year, awards local...
    27 October 2014
  • ARM Ltd: Cleaning up landfill with wetland technology
    Cleaning up landfill with wetland technology
    ARM Ltd
    Landfill leachate is a significant threat to rivers and groundwaters due to the concentration and variability of the effluent over time making it difficult to treat. Constructed wetland technology provide a natural method of treating landfill leachate and ARM Ltd has developed an innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solution. Around a decade...
    09 October 2014
  • ARM Ltd: UK first: constructed wetland for full primary treatment
    UK first: constructed wetland for full primary treatment
    ARM Ltd
    Traditional treatment solutions at a sewage works includes the combination of physical, chemical and biological processes, and operations to remove solids, organic matter and nutrients from wastewater. For the first time in the UK a leading water company has commissioned the installation of a constructed wetland as a full primary treatment system...
    09 October 2014
  • ARM Ltd: A world first: combined sewer overflow with FBA
    A world first: combined sewer overflow with FBA
    ARM Ltd
    Policies set by the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) mean stringent discharge consents have to be met including the treatment of wastewater from Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs). CSOs take domestic sewage and storm water run-off into the same sewer, discharging sewage and wastewater when the system is overloaded during storm events to prevent...
    09 October 2014
  • ARM Ltd: Award-winning passive reed beds - it's not all about FBA
    Award-winning passive reed beds - it's not all about FBA
    ARM Ltd
    Whilst Forced Bed Aeration™ (FBA™) has increased wetland capabilities by up to fifteen times that of a traditional reed bed, passive reed beds are the most popular natural solution when there is no power on site. Lower Basildon Wastewater Treatment Works near Reading is one such site which had no access to power but needed to meet increasingly...
    09 October 2014
  • Process guarantees - why they matter
    ARM Ltd
    Business Development Manager, Stephen Allen discusses what sets ARM apart from our competitors. It is commonplace when buying a product that a guarantee or warranty is offered alongside it in case of damage or fault. Whether it is a car or for the provision of a service or facility, you feel more confident in a purchase if it is backed with a...
    24 September 2014
  • Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM): Affinity Water buys 3 HF Microtol turbidity instruments
    Affinity Water buys 3 HF Microtol turbidity instruments
    Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM)
    Three further HF Microtol turbidity instruments have been purchased for installation at Clay Lane WTW producing drinking water for the Watford catchment. The HF turbidity instruments have been used on this strategic site and surrounding areas since 1996, demonstrating a longstanding commitment to this reliable measurement technology....
    24 September 2014
  • MWH Global purchases portable Realtech UVT/UVA monitor
    Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM)
    MWH Global has purchased a portable UV254nm instrument to allow them to perform instantaneous site measurement using a battery powered system on waste-water treatment facilities. The instrument has an integral battery but can also be powered off a cigarette adapter and allows grab sample analysis of small sample volume for investigative profiling...
    24 September 2014
  • Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM): Portsmouth Water purchases UVT measurement technology
    Portsmouth Water purchases UVT measurement technology
    Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM)
    Portsmouth Water has purchased three HF Scientific UVT Accuview instruments for installation at three different locations. The instruments will be installed in advance of the integration of UV sterilisation to acquire background measurement data for design purposes. The UV 254nm transmission measurement is affected by the amount of dissolved...
    23 September 2014
  • Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM): Wessex Water picks ProAm ammonia for Yeovil installation
    Wessex Water picks ProAm ammonia for Yeovil installation
    Pollution & Process Monitoring (PPM)
    Another ProAm ammonia monitor has been purchased for installation at Pen Mill WwTW in Yeovil. The site receives imported sludge and therefore is subject to varying load conditions. The decision has been taken to replace the existing, less accurate probe technology with the proven Proam analyser design, calibrating against known standards to...
    23 September 2014
  • SKE Solutions: SKE Solutions Resolves Major Powder Handling Issue
    SKE Solutions Resolves Major Powder Handling Issue
    SKE Solutions
    United Utilities manage the Arnfield Water Treatment Works, which is supplied by 5 local reservoirs in the Longendale Valley of North Derbyshire. The water is treated at this site with hydrated lime, ferric sulphate and polyelectrolyte, before flowing via a tunnel for final treatment at Godley WTW. The lime works were in urgent need of update. The...
    18 September 2014
  • FT Pipeline Systems ISO Accreditations renewed
    FT Pipeline Systems
    FT Pipeline Systems is pleased to announce that it has maintained its certification for its 3 Management Systems up to 2017: ISO 9001 (Quality Assurance),; ISO 14001 (Environmental); OHSAS (Health & Safety). QEM Solutions designed and implemented a bespoke, online Integration Management System for FT Pipeline Systems. This has been expanded and...
    16 September 2014
  • George Fischer Sales: GF wins 2014 Supply Chain Management Award
    GF wins 2014 Supply Chain Management Award
    George Fischer Sales
    At the international Supply Chain Convention in Frankfurt am Main, which took place on 24 June, GF Piping Systems, a division of George Fisher, won the 2014 Supply Chain Management Award for its outstanding end-to-end supply chain solution. The jury singled out the innovative services that have been developed for customers on the basis of the...
    11 September 2014
  • BOC: BOC's new Emergency Oxygenation Service
    BOC's new Emergency Oxygenation Service
    BOC
    BOC's new Emergency Oxygenation Service is ideal for overloaded treatment plants and polluted lakes and rivers. When Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) load to a plant increases beyond the maximum oxygen transfer rates of the installed aerators or diffusers, performance will suffer, leading to potential consent failure, pollution incidents and...
    19 August 2014
  • The hidden cost of valve oversizing
    Horne Engineering
    Too often we have customers telling us that, ‘just to be sure', they will opt for our HORNE 25, a 25mm thermostatic mixing valve (TMV) when a HORNE 20 (22mm) or, perhaps, even a HORNE 15 (15mm) TMV will be sufficient for a specific group mixing application such as a group of Duso shower columns or a row of basins. The decision to oversize adds...
    17 July 2014