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  • The Benefits of Solar-Powered Aeration
    Heathland Group
    The Benefits of Solar Aeration Solar-powered aeration systems have a wide range of benefits. If you own a lake, pond or reservoir you probably would have come up against the need for an aeration system in order to keep your...
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  • Filtering out the choices in tertiary treatment
    Hydro International
    Improving the quality of final effluent discharge continues to be a priority for wastewater treatment upgrades in the UK. However, choosing the right system for each application is challenging, especially where there may be...
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  • The beauty of vortex flow control technology
    Hydro International
    Seeing beauty and elegance in natural patterns and processes is a fundamental human pleasure. We have an admiration for the simple and perfect way things work and an enthusiasm to capture and replicate them. The vortex is a...
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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 maintenance...
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  • 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 their...
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  • The Water Industry National Environment Programme
    Hydro International
    The Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP) is a database of actions that the Environment Agency has requested water companies (WASCs) in England to action as part of their AMP7 business plans (running from...
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  • What type of water do I need for my application?
    Veolia Water Technologies UK
    There are several types of water purity available depending on your requirements: Type 1: Ultra pure water for water-sensitive applications such as molecular biology and gas chromatography Type 2+: Pure water for general...
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  • 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...
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  • 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 fixes we...
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  • 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 temperature.
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  • New sentencing puts spotlight on wastewater treatment
    Siltbuster
    Companies now face massively increased fines for breaching environmental legislation. Clwyd Jones, of Siltbuster Process Solutions, one of the UK’s leading providers of effluent treatment solutions for the food and drinks...
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  • Detecting the risk of mould using a thermal imager
    PCE Instruments UK Ltd
    A thermal imaging camera, or thermal imager, can be used to locate mould-infested and mould- prone areas. Moulds are widespread and their spores are therefore present almost everywhere in the air. The spores need sufficient...
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  • What’s the difference between potable and non-potable?
    Enduramaxx
    If you’re considering purchasing a water tank, whether for domestic or commercial use, there are various factors that need to be taken into account before making your final decision. What size tank do you need? Where will it be...
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  • What is sodium hydroxide?
    Enduramaxx
    Sodium hydroxide, also known as caustic soda and lye is a highly caustic compound and alkali that decomposes proteins at ordinary ambient temperatures and may cause severe chemical burns. It is highly soluble in water and readily...
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  • Water Tanks For Cement Batching Plants
    Enduramaxx
    As you can imagine, there is a huge quantity of water used by cement batching plants. However, water storage for cement batching plants is closely regulated and cement plant operators need to be aware of the WRAS requirements for...
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