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  • Taking a fresh look at wastewater treatment plant assets
    Hydro International
    Enhancing the value of existing wastewater treatment assets is a major theme of the AMP6 spending round and major utilities companies are also taking the opportunity to look closely at their approach to operation and...
  • Ammonia and vertical filter bed systems
    Hydro International
    The assault on water quality in our streams, rivers and coastal marine can seem endless. On the one hand we have a looming primary target date, set for 2015 by the Water Framework Directive. By this time, all the myriad...
  • What is DSEAR?
    Corgin
    DSEAR is an acronym for the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 which requires employers to control the risks associated with explosions, fires and substances corrosive to metals. What are...
  • Initial Asset Investment requires planned maintenance
    ELIQUO HYDROK
    OEM service contracts may not always initially look attractive to the UK Water Industry, but given the increasing pressures to achieve compliance with equipment that is becoming ever more complex, service contracts can be...
  • Precision control for CIP processes
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Clean-in-place (CIP) has been used for maintaining the cleanliness of process equipment in the pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries for over 50 years. However, specifying the most appropriate valves and sensors to...
  • Sizing a steam pipe
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    The following information is an excerpt from Bürkert's Steam Site Guide, a free document to help process engineers to size, optimise and ensure the safe designs of their steam systems. Introduction It is widely appreciated...
  • Heat exchanger design and control best practice
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Ian Webster, steam expert at Bürkert UK, reviews the key areas of focus when designing an efficient and effective steam heat exchange system. Heat exchangers are used in many forms across a range of industries, but one of...
  • How critical are reverse osmosis membranes to a process?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    High purity water is used in several industries such as pharmaceutical production and power generation, where reverse osmosis (RO) or nanofiltration plants are used to purify the process water. However, the integrity of the...
  • Choosing the right flowmeter
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    There are so many different flow measurement solutions on the market today that discussing all the possible options is an impossible task. However, as with all technologies, some designs of flowmeter are more widely used...
  • Wetland treatment systems and cold weather
    ARM Ltd
    The question of the performance of reedbeds or treatment wetlands through winter and in cold climates is a common one. Reedbed systems in general are subject to the vagaries of local climate conditions, particularly...
  • Best metal butterfly valve liners for demanding media
    GEMÜ Valves
    Common lining materials for metal butterfly valves include PTFE and PFA. Find out why GEMÜ 490 series PFA lined butterfly valves out-perform PTFE linings in applications where corrosive or high purity media is being handled
  • Overview of wetland systems and related terminology
    ARM Ltd
    Wetlands work in various ways including engineering manipulation and control of natural biological processes; creating an ideal habitiat for micro-organisms to thrive as they breakdown various pollutants; natually occuring...
  • What is Cleaning in Place for hygienic processes?
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    What is Cleaning in Place, how does it work and where should you use it? This guide from Burkert answers these and many more questions. Click 'Visit website' opposite to download this article as a PDF. What is CIP?...
  • Burkert takes pnematic process control to a new level
    Bürkert Fluid Control Systems
    Craig Kerr, UK Product Champion at Bürkert looks at some of the latest developments and features that are providing even more functionality for a host of applications. Modular valve islands coupled with power supplies and...
  • Water treatment with reed bed systems
    ARM Ltd
    Reed beds have been used informally for water treatment for thousands of years. The formalisation of this knowledge into an applicable technology in the 1960's has resulted in the rapid expansion of their use globally and...