Gains Forecasted for Water Treatment Equipment Market

Water filtration study reports market gains due to regulations and improving standards The Freedonia Group published its “Global Water Filtration Equipment Markets” study in November 2017. Key findings include: Increased emphasis on wastewater treatment and reuse: Wastewater management practices will … Continue reading

Brewery wastewater treatment without biology

Fresh, clean water is a rare commodity. Only 0.007 percent of the planet’s water is readily available to fuel and feed the world’s 7.6 billion people. And by 2030, it is estimated there will be approximately 8.2 billion people on … Continue reading

WEFTEC 2017 technical sessions offered a range of industrial wastewater topics

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) held its 90th annual meeting in Chicago on Sept. 30 to Oct. 4. The technical meeting was from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4, but many workshops and specialty topic and committee meetings were held during … Continue reading

Wastewater treatment technology market expected to double

The volumes of wastewater — as well as the market for industrial water treatment technologies — are both expected to rise, according to a recent report from The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme, The United Nations World Water Development … Continue reading

A perspective on EPA’s Waters of the U.S. regulation

You have undoubtedly heard of the controversy concerning the regulatory redefinition of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Army and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It relates to the extent … Continue reading

Activated carbon options

Because industrial wastewater operators face regulations and many contaminants in their work, making treatment and compliance challenging, activated carbon has been an effective treatment option for years and can be used to remove contaminants from wastewater streams. To read the … Continue reading

Reducing water consumption using Filtration and RO

Because water is an increasingly valuable resource across the globe, the treatment and reuse of water, which was once used and discarded, are becoming more and more necessary — and more and more profitable. When a global leader in beer … Continue reading

Coal-to-chemical wastewater reuse

In recycling processes, wastewater has higher levels of salts and organic contaminants than freshwater sources, thus presenting a challenge to both ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) systems. For coal-to-chemical wastewater reuse, high levels of organics in the feedwater will … Continue reading

US students win water prize; NewAge Industries is landfill-free; Rockwell names board chairman

Two U.S. high school students, Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe of Manhasset, N.Y., have won the world’s most prestigious competition for water-related research for their novel approach to detect and purify water contaminated with bacteria. Chang and Thorpe were awarded … Continue reading

A review of the ‘Rethink Reuse’ issue

Through April and the beginning of May, the Water Technology team took advantage of many great opportunities to leave the office and meet readers. We also talked with clients who help us provide our magazine and digital content to our … Continue reading