In this article the wastewater treatment specialists at WTS examine some of the environmental problems caused by legacy mine workings, looking in particular at the remediation of polluting wastewaters and treatment of acid mine drainage (AMD).
This expert water safety guide looks at common problems associated with private water supplies and what to do about them. The guide focuses on the need for regular water testing, common types of contamination and what measures can be taken to prevent these problems occuring.
This article looks at the UK brewing industry focusing on opportunities to reduce water consumption and the reuse of wastewater to reduce costs and improve environmental performance.
The article examines the use of water in the brewing process, how water consumption is measured, what the big brewers are doing to reduce their water usage, alternative water treatment technologies, and how brewers worldwide are rising to the water reuse challenge to create new, recycled beers.
In this article our industrial water treatment team look at the increasingly popular chemical product silver hydrogen peroxide, used in the disinfection and sterilisation of equipment, hard surfaces, water, wastewater and effluent. The article briefly explains how the catalytic effect of small concentrations of ionic silver can help to both stabilise and boost the performance of the hydrogen peroxide component. The article also includes a review of the benefits of this highly versatile, eco-friendly disinfectant.
This article looks at the subject of water resilience, what it means; and how and why it is becoming an increasingly important issue for societies around the globe. It examines the impact of climate change, water scarcity and the growing trend for smaller, decentralised water systems and strategies that can improve the longer term resilience of water systems.
Trade effluent is defined as any liquid waste which is discharged into the public sewerage system from a business. Sewage and liquid waste produced in residential homes is not defined as trade effluent, only waste which comes from a commercial establishment.
This guide considers water efficiency in the UK food and drink sectors. Developed by the water re-use specialists at Water Treatment Services the guide highlights the increasing importance of water scarcity, water use and re-use. It looks at how businesses can improve their approach to the use of water to increase production process efficiency, reduce costs and improve environmental performance.
In the UK most businesses take their water supplies from local water companies, who also deal with the final treatment of their wastewater and trade effluent. The water companies charge for both supplying the water and treating the wastewater. The tariffs and calculations used in creating business water bills can be very complex, with significant opportunity for error. This article looks at what happens when businesses are overcharged on their water bills and how they can reclaim these unfair charges.