News splash! Wastewater treatment surges toward being energy neutral

There’s a buzz at the point where wastewater and energy meet—and the buzz phrase is “energy neutrality”. Hear it this week at the Ozwater conference, on any day at the University of Queensland Advanced Water Management Centre, in the offices of Melbourne Water and Yarra Valley Water… in Australian cities and country areas. As populations increase, our […]

And the Industrial Global Water Award goes to …>>>>

QGC Northern Water Treatment Plant Australia Something to spout about: QGC’s Northern Water Treatment Plant can take up to 100 million litres of brine a day, piped from the coal-seam-gas fields of Queensland and turn it into water that’s suitable for irrigation or industrial purposes in this rainfall-challenged region. Now the 2016 Global Water Awards has recognised […]

SOW – SAVE OUR WATER – 6 EASY WAYS

ooo 6 ways to SOW — Save Our Water As water consumers, we’re constantly tap dancing around the truth: there’s only so much water out there. Water on Earth is a closed system. For practical purposes, it can neither be created nor ex-sponged (sic). It seems obvious that cleaning up the water we use for […]

Electrodialysis marked as a way to remove salt from fracking waste water

Waste water from fracking is over five times saltier than seawater Fracking is a highly controversial and divisive issue. Proponents argue that it could be the biggest energy boom since the Arabian oil fields were opened almost 80 years ago, but this comes at a serious cost to the environment. Among the detrimental effects of […]

Silicon Valley’s latest high-tech gadgetry makes sewage water drinkable

If California’s drought continues, residents may be drinking the recycled water from the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center in as little as two years Drinking recycled urine may be the stuff of Dune novels, and a drastic response to California’s ongoing drought. But officials in Santa Clara County in the heart of Silicon Valley […]

TREATING & PURIFYING WATER USING COCONUT SHELL FIBRE

Coconut shell drinking water treatment 25 February 2011 Siemens Water Technologies has developed a coconut shell-based carbon for drinking water treatment. AquaCarb 1240CAT, which Siemens says is superior to the catalytic carbon used in water treatment, can provide improved results in water quality targets for chloramine, hydrogen sulphide (H2S), and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) removal. The […]

MINING SLUDGE WATER TREATED IN NEW COST EFFECTIVE WAY SAY AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS

Mining waste water treated in very cost effective way say Australian scientists. A new cost-effective technology to treat mining wastewater and reduce sludge by up to 90% has been used for the first time at a copper mine in Queensland. The new method, called Virtual Curtain, was used to remove metal contaminants from the Baal […]

QUEENSLAND LATEST WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN OAKEY ON THE DARLING DOWNS SHOWN IN THIS VIDEO

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BAGDAD SEWERAGE WATER TREATMENT PLANT HIGHLIGHTED IN THIS VIDEO

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THE MOST COMMON POLLUTANTS IN YOUR DRINKING WATER

WHAT POLLUTANTS ARE MOST COMMON IN YOUR DRINKING WATER? Most all U.S. drinking is safe. If you don’t like how your water tastes or smells, you may look at getting a water filter. Federal law requires water utilities serving more than 10,000 people to send and annual report to their customers that explains what’s in […]

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