In this expert guide the Mogden Formula, used by UK water companies to calculate trade effluent charges comes under review from the industrial wastewater specialists at Water Treatment Services. The guide looks at its history and how it is used to calculate the costs for discharging effluent. It also considers how the formula can be used to identify opportunities for environmental improvement and cost reduction for businesses.
In this expert guide the water reuse and resource management specialists at Water Treatment Services look at the increasing importance of greywater recycling and how this approach can be used to reduce costs, save water and limit our impact on the environment.
Our expert guide to treating industrial effluent, often referred to as trade effluent, examines the use and selection of speciality wastewater treatment chemicals including coagulants and flocculants and how they work. It reviews common treatment techniques including clarification, dissolved air flotation (DAF), filtration and biological treatments. It also considers techniques used for sludge dewatering and concludes with a guide to selecting the best treatment products for various wastewater streams.
The following presentation considers issues around pollution prevention and control for UK business, looking at the potential effects pollution incidents can have on our environment including streams, rivers, watercourses and groundwater resources. It considers the consequences of a pollution incident and looks at practical ways UK businesses can help manage the risks of pollution to protect the environment. It looks at the importance of understanding on-site drainage systems, the management of waste streams, waste management, the disposal of trade effluent, preventing groundwater pollution and how to deal with a pollution incident.
Industrial wastewater describes water that originates from an industrial or commercial process and that may have been contaminated in some way so as to reduce overall water quality… industrial wastewater treatment should therefore form an important part of an organisations waste management processes.
Industrial contamination of this nature may have reduced the quality of the water making it unsuitable for reuse or discharge to drain without appropriate treatment.
In the UK if your business generates wastewater as part of its operations it is typically referred to as industrial wastewater or trade effluent and must be dealt in accordance with specific rules and regulations set by the local sewerage undertaker.
As a responsible business it is incredibly important that you treat this wastewater in the best possible way. It’s not just a matter of making sure you deal with it effectively, it is also required under the law.