Plant & Works Engineering
Potential water restrictions should spark cooling conversations in manufacturing sector

Following climate change-related water shortages across the European continent causing governments to take action, a process industry expert is highlighting the knock-on effect to manufacturers reliant on waterways for cooling processes.

New technology will continue to revolutionise the global water industry

An international company with patents worldwide - and offices in North Wales, Jersey, Singapore and the Philippines - iVapps -  launched the latest addition to its award-winning pipeline application at a live virtual event from its UK research and development hub on Tuesday June 29. 

SEEPEX back mixing technology increases sludge throughout

SEEPEX engineered solution encompassing progressive cavity pumps for dewatered sludge back mixing has increased sludge throughput at Anglian Water’s Cotton Valley cake import facility by 50%, enabling the site to generate more biogas, and delivering significant savings in logistics and cake storage costs.

SEEPEX to showcase at the Water Equipment Show pump technology to unlock the power of digital for Water 4.0

With the advent of Water 4.0, SEEPEX has positioned itself at the forefront of the digital revolution, driving digital transformation in pump technology by incorporating smart features into its products and digital solutions into its portfolio that optimises uptime and reduces TOTEX.

Is this the end of single use filters?

For years disposable cartridge filters have formed a key part of the water filtration market. Globally the consumable filtration market accounts for $1.6 Billion per year. PWE reports.

Investigation resolves issue with blowers overheating

Water treatment facilities rely on filtration systems to remove waste products as part of the process to recycle the water before it returns to the river. These filters are periodically cleaned by backwashing them with air bubbles produced by large blowers. Following two unexpected blower failures, Sulzer was asked to investigate the cause and improve the reliability of the system.

Keeping continuous water quality analysers functioning

Mike Sparrey, water & utilities sales manager for ABB measurement & analytics in the UK, puts forward some tips for looking after water quality instruments that can help to minimise potential problems and extend service life.

Sewage works saves energy and improves reliability

Replacing unreliable belt drive systems with gear motors and variable speed drives has enhanced control and reduced breakdowns at a German sewage treatment plant. PWE reports.

Environmental monitoring extravaganza

Two of the world’s largest environmental monitoring events will take place in the same place and at the same time – Telford, November 21st and 22nd. PWE reports.

A concise guide to AMP6

Since the start of 2016, commercial and residential buildings have consumed over 6.4 million litres of water worldwide. Nick Cowley, integration director and country manager of composite technology specialist MCL Group Industries, explores the benefits that Total Expenditure (Totex) approaches can create for water companies and their customers.

Maintain compliance

Accurate measurement of wastewater flows is needed to help maintain compliance with increasingly stringent legislation aimed at minimising the impact of human activities on the environment. Alan Hunt, Electromagnetic Flow product manager for ABB Measurement & Analytics in the UK & Ireland, explains why electromagnetic flowmeters can offer the best solution for keeping track of wastewater flows.

It’s the little things that trip you up

There’s a lot of chemistry, physics and maths involved in perfecting your water treatment solution. Brian Booth, VP of the Water Treatment Innovation Platform, NCH Europe, reports.

Complete water engineering services solution for automotive sector

As water deregulation approaches, many automotive organisations are taking a closer look at their water management systems and finding that, while compliant, they are inefficient and out of line with their ambitions to drive down operational costs and improve sustainable performance.

ICOM addresses non-domestic water treatment

The formation of a Water Treatment Working Group to address the lack of standards and codes of practice relating to water treatment for non-domestic heating systems has been announced by The ICOM Energy Association.

Ensuring water flows sustainably

Efficient water and wastewater treatment is essential from both a legislative and operational perspective. Nick Simpson, sales and marketing director from SUEZ environnement Industrial Water UK looks at the technologies and solutions available to ensure your water flows more sustainably.

Waste management company cleans up its environmental act

A recycling, renewable energy and waste management company has improved the provision and quality of health and safety and environmental expertise available to its customers via its compliance team, after turning to online specialists Cedrec. PWE reports.

Water utilities get onboard

Ziko Abram, director and co-founder of KiWi Power discusses how demand response is helping UK water treatment works and supply pumping stations reduce energy consumption, avoid peak tariffs, lower energy bills and reduce CO2 emissions.