Posts tagged biological nutrient removal

The Sewage Treatment Journey

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At Plantwork Systems we are always working to innovate and improve our processes in order to provide new and better solutions for treating wastewater. But for now let’s take a look at the journey that your wastewater is likely to take in a UK city today: Down the Drain Chances are that before reading this, you’ll have […]

Anglian Water Works with Farmers to F...

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Anglian Water are working with farmers to reduce the amount of slug pesticides in the country’s watercourses. Currently, the metaldehyde slug pellets are very difficult to remove from treated wastewater, so farmers are being encouraged to switch to other chemicals for dealing with the slugs. The European Union’s Water Framework Directive currently allows just 0.1ppb […]

Green Week 2015 Starts Today

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Just a quick note to remind everyone that the EU Green Week 2015 conference is taking place in Brussels from today until 5th June. The theme this year is nature and biodiversity! With that theme in mind we’d like to take this opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to conserving our natural environment. As a company responsible […]

Water Quality: Why have they bottled ...

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Last week we talked about the slightly queasy possibility of creating potable water from recycled sewage. One of the arguments to go down this road is the quality of the water that can be produced through modern wastewater treatment methods, such as our own NUTREM and Pure SBR technologies. We specifically mentioned the clarity of […]

Is Drinking Our Own Sewage a Sustaina...

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As the current drought in California continues, the parched state is forced to consider the unthinkable: drinking treated sewage. Yes the thought does leave a foul taste in the mouth, the idea of downing a fresh glass of something that originally came from your toilet is hardly the most delicious option and undeniably comes with […]