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Biodos & Waterland Reverse Osmosis ZLD for Reject Water Kazakhstan Project

The technological advancement in applications of membrane processes was efficiently explored in recent decades due to huge demand for potable water. However, relatively little improvements have been reported in the management and handling of the major by-product, called reject water or brine. The disposal or management of desalination brine (concentrate) is expensive and faces major environmental challenges. In spite of the scale of this economic and environmental problem, the options for brine management have been limited. This brief review presents an overview of the existing methods on brine treatment, minimization, and disposal practices based on the newest and most updated technologies. Processes capable of reducing the concentrate, either directly from the conventional RO or the

ANDRITZ Successfully Starts Up Newly Developed Filter Press for Iron Ore

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up its newly developed mining filter press for the iron ore industry at Jagannath Steel in India, thus once again demonstrating its comprehensive know-how and capabilities in dewatering solutions for the mining and minerals industry. The new mining filter
Articles & Whitepapers

Treated vs. Untreated Cooling Tower Water: Risks for Your Plant

When an industrial facility might require a cooling tower water treatment system, it is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Petrochemical plants, chemical manufacturers, refineries, and all kinds of large buildings and facilities using cooling towers, whether they’re used as part of the industrial process or for cooling/removing heat from the building. Improperly treating cooling tower feed water, circulation water, and blowdown can lead to several issues; the four most common being scaling, corrosion, fouling, and biological growth.

Smart Valves: Water Needs Its iPhone Moment

It’s not easy being a water utility. Customers expect flawless service yet are also often the first to alert utilities to problems. Leaks continue to plague companies with both operational and reputational problems. Maintenance and diagnosis usually entail costly excavation works.

Increasing Demand for Clean Water to Drive the Market Growth

Increasing awareness regarding softening the hard water along with regulatory inclination toward reducing water pollution in industrial and household sectors is expected favorably impact water treatment chemicals and technology market. Growing manufacturing sector in India, China, and the Middle East with the
Interviews

Action Ready CAPRARI

WaterHQ magazine conducted an interview on the sidelines of Project Lebanon 2017 exhibition with Alessandro Bertazzoni, Export Area Manager at Caprari. Caprari group is one of the world's well-known companies in the production of pumps and centrifugal electric pumps, and in the development of advanced solutions for integrated water cycle management. Founded in 1945 by Amadio Caprari, the company has continually expanded and diversified its business, responding with innovative products and services to the specific and changing needs of the world of water, in view of a partnership with increasingly narrow and specialized customers. The company is able to meet the diverse needs of the customer, from submersible pumps for the collection of water from deep wells into the aquifer, to horizontal

DOW Innovations: Managing MENA’s Critical Resource

Water scarcity is reaching a critical level in the Middle East, presenting significant barriers to development. Dow Water & Process Solutions, Middle East, Africa & Turkey has been dedicated to address the unique needs of its customers in the Middle East & Africa. On this topic and more, waterHQ has conducted an
Industry Experts

Desalination to the Rescue

The world has very little fresh water and it is running out. At tens of billions of tons yearly, the fresh water of the ice caps is falling into the salty sea which is already 97 percent of the world’s water. Rising sea levels will cause mayhem with the supplies of most of the world’s cities because they sit low down near the sea. Much of India’s water table drops around 0.3 meters a year. Why? Growing population. The barren farms of Syria show what happens when you extract all the ground water. Recycling of water is practiced only by a tiny percentage of the world’s countries. All this means that desalination gets more competitive even if its cost stays still: the competition such as cleaning river water or lakes or sucking up dying aquifers is either disappearing or getting more
Water Treatment

AWW Exclusive: Water Well Disinfection Procedures

Water well disinfection is one of the most common forms of maintenance performed; it is also one of the most misunderstood procedures in our industry. Water well disinfection is typically employed for one of two reasons, mandated or reactionary.
Wastewater Treatment

New Solution for Industrial & Domestic Wastewater Treatment

EFLO International Ltd, part of Concorde-Corodex Group, revealed its innovative new product for the treatment of wastewater at Wetex conference. EFLO provides complete water and wastewater solutions from start to end, able to serve each customer's unique requirements.
Desalination

Advancing Clean-Energy Desalination: In the Limelight

The global desalination market has grown significantly in the past few years, with the largest plants coming on line in the Middle East. According to the 2016-2017 IDA Yearbook published by Global Water Intelligence, the period June 2015 to June 2016 saw an increase of 3.7 million m3/d of desalination capacity added
Cover Story

Energy Demands Drive the Flow meter Market

The global flow meters market demand is expected to witness lucrative growth over the forecast period (2015-2022) owing to varied technological developments leading to the adoption of advanced technology. They consist of an indicator, stop, scale and tube.

FEWA Is Investing in Smart Water Metering Solutions

The Federal Electricity and Water Authority, who provides more than 300,000 customers in the Northern part of the United Arab Emirates with electricity and water, is investing in smart water metering solutions.
Country Reports

China Sewage Treatment Industry: Great Opportunities for Investors

The distribution of China's water resources is uneven across areas and between the years. China is faced with water resource issues, and is under moderate water shortage in terms of water resources per capita though the total water resources are large. Sewage issues affect life and environment and also increased the municipal economic water scarcity. In recent years, the Chinese government has published a series of policies to promote the sewage treatment industry for China's water pollution issues is deteriorating.

Water Policies, Regulation and Programs In South Africa

This section introduces water sector-related regulatory frameworks and public sector activities. These are expected to inform or affect investment decisions made by potential investors and businesses in the sector. Managing water resources involves contributions from various stakeholders at different points along the
Product Focus - Pumps & Flow Meters

Submersible Pumps Pump Up the Market

Jets and pumps share a similar function, but the growth of the submersible pumps market is expected to grow owing high demand. Pumps have proved to be more efficient and practical despite having the same function as jets. Submersible pumps are preferred as they do not need suction techniques that are required by jet pumps to pull the liquid. In fact, submersible pumps use direct water pressure to bring the water to the surface. Infrastructural and agricultural development alongside growing urbanization and industrialization have led to the increase in demand for pumps. Demand for submersible pumps is expected to remain significant from agriculture and wastewater treatment industries throughout the forecast period.

Sonic-Pro® S3 Ultrasonic Flowmeter

Sonic-Pro® S3 Hybrid Ultrasonic Flowmeters will precisely measure flow in virtually any fluid in which sound can travel. The sound transducers are clamped to the outside of the pipe wall to measure flow in either clean and dirty fluids. This method of flow measurement is safe, non-intrusive and very easy to service.

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