ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘wastewater’

22Jul

Membranes In the Water Treatment Market Expected to Reach $8B in 2023 The global demand for membranes in the water treatment market is expected to grow 5.8% annually to $8.3 billion in 2023, according to a report by Freedonia. March 24, 2019 (Water Tech) The global demand for membranes in the water treatment market is […]Continue Reading

07Jun

Chromium: Origin, products, applications and health implications Chromium, which is used in stainless steel, colorants and corrosion management in cooling systems, has been regulated for its potential health implications. April 29, 2019 (Water Tech) Ingestion health issues Chromium became an issue again in the 1990s resulting from local groundwater contamination caused by uncontrolled discharges of […]Continue Reading

12Feb

About 10,000 pharmaceuticals with about 3,000 active ingredients are approved and marketed in the U.S. These and their reaction byproducts, reactants and solvents can be present in wastewater streams that require treatment prior to direct or indirect discharges. Pharmaceutical production is a major portion of the chemicals manufacturing industry — in value and product diversity, […]Continue Reading

20Sep

Engineer Qilin Li at Rice University’s lab is building a treatment system that can be tuned to selectively pull toxins from wastewater from factories, sewage systems and oil and gas wells, as well as drinking water. The researchers said their technology will cut costs and save energy compared to conventional systems. “Traditional methods to remove […]Continue Reading

20Sep

Wastewater generated from food production and agricultural activities is a major source of environmental pollution. It is also among the most difficult and costly waste to manage because food processing wastewater can contain large quantities of nutrients, organic carbon, nitrogenous organics, inorganics, suspended and dissolved solids, and it has high biochemical and chemical oxygen demands. […]Continue Reading

07Aug

Greater efficiency and innovation are considered the primary areas of development for the water and wastewater treatment equipment market. Diminishing freshwater reserves puts additional pressure on governments to meet the cumulative demand for uninterrupted water supply. Different types of instruments are used at different stages of water treatment. Manufacturers are focused on developing innovative and […]Continue Reading