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March 23, 2022

Smart Septicity Monitoring for Sewer Networks

Guest author: Chris McTear Director of Technical Services at ATi UK Wastewater process control is increasingly complex as regulations become more stringent. The monitoring of wastewater quality plays a crucial part in identifying existing or emerging problems within sewer networks and new technological advances are transforming the future of wastewater …

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February 15, 2022

Application of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) in Wastewater Treatment

Application of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) in Wastewater Treatment By Maricel Pastor-Soltes – Coffey Continuing our series on the various wastewater treatment technology options available in the industry. Last week, the Sequencing Batch Reactor process was discussed.  The Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) is a wastewater treatment technology which …

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February 10, 2022

Removal of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients via Nyex Rosalox™

Removal of API’s, EC’s & EDC’s via Nyex Rosalox™ Technology We recently discussed the removal of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s) and emerging contaminants (EC’s) in the environment – see Removal of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients from Water . Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) is another category of compounds whose presence in the …

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February 8, 2022

Wastewater Treatment Technologies – Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR)

There are a number of technologies available to treat wastewater including physicochemical, biological and advanced oxidation processes. We’re going to discuss a number of the options available over the coming weeks starting with a brief overview of the Sequencing Batch Reactor process. Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) in Wastewater Treatment By …

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February 3, 2022

Water Quality Monitoring Solutions for Industrial Wastewater

Coftec are leaders in the supply water quality monitoring solutions for industrial wastewater. Process water quality is often extreme in its composition, for example high in acids, solids and other parameters or radically changing temperature. Coftec designs, builds and if required, operate solutions for the managing industrial wastewater streams.  We …

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February 1, 2022

Advantages of Design for Manufacture and Assembly for Modular Water Treatment Plants

Design for Manufacture and Assembly for Modular Water Treatment Plants by Oisin Egan – Coftec Coftec is a leading manufacturer of modular water treatment plants for emergency, temporary and permanent use. Our products are Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) – some of the advantages of DfMA include faster time …

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January 25, 2022

Manganese Removal by Ozone & Biological Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Treatment

By Danny Flynn – Coftec Manganese is naturally occurring element, which is commonly found in lake, river and groundwater sources. We have previously discussed issues with elevated levels of manganese in water namely operational difficulties with meeting standards outlined in S.I. No. 122 of 2014 EU Drinking Water Regulations 2014. …

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January 17, 2022

Removal of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients/Emerging Contaminants in the Environment

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment By Gabriela Porto Da Cruz – Coftec Pharmaceuticals in the environment (PiE) are an increasing concern as they are found in water used for irrigation and drinking, which leads to environmental and health risks such as the surge of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms (AMR) due to antibiotic APIs, …

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January 12, 2022

Manganese in Surface Water Sources

Water containing high levels of iron and manganese can be unpleasant both in taste and appearance often causing staining of baths, basins and clothes. Drinking water with elevated manganese levels can, in the long term, cause a manganese build-up in your system. Coftec has experience in addressing a variety of …

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January 11, 2022

Why Use UV Disinfection Technology

By Mahsa Foolad – Coftec The question of why use UV disinfection technology for water treatment is commonly asked and this post will attempt to provide some answers to that question. Ultraviolet (UV) light is a component of sunlight and constitiutes approximately 10% of the total light generated by the …

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December 16, 2021

The Lean Construction Ireland (LCi)

The Lean Construction Ireland (LCi) Annual Book of Cases 2021 is being launched online today. To view and download a digital copy of the Book, as well as to view other LCi resources and information, please visit https://lnkd.in/edx2GwE The LCi Annual Book of Cases is a hugely valuable resource and …

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December 16, 2021

#COP26 – Implications for Water Services Industry

Following on from a divisive couple of weeks in Glasgow at the recent #COP26 event, many industries are now wrestling with the prospect of having to develop and implement policies and solutions to meet the agreed objectives. The water industry, drawing from its multidisciplinary pool of scientists, engineers, technicians, and others, is …

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