WEF announces robust health protocols for WEFTEC

WEFTEC participants will be asked to upload images of health authority-issued vaccination records to a secure portal or bring proof of a negative Covid test to be verified on site. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced details of the health and safety measures that will be in place for those attending WEFTEC 2021, which […]

Young US researcher wins Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2021

Eshani Jha from the US receives the 2021 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for research on how to remove contaminants from water. Eshani Jha from the US has received the prestigious 2021 Stockholm Junior Water Prize during World Water Week, for her research into how to remove contaminants from water. The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is an international […]

Innovation shapes pharma filtration

Innovation-TCO-profitability causation loop. While the pharmaceutical industry is expanding with new product constantly emerging, it still needs innovations from filter suppliers. Here, Bob Mcilvaine, president, Mcilvaine Company argues that the innovation-total cost of ownership-profitability causation loop is the route to better products and higher profits. The pharmaceutical industry is growing faster than other industry sectors. […]

Xylem invests in water’s next generation

Students participating in the new, water-oriented global youth program, Xylem Ignite, which aims to engage the passion and creativity of students around the world. Xylem is continuing to invest in youth innovation to solve the world’s water challenges with a program of more than 60 events across 47 countries. This builds on Xylem’s 25-year sponsorship of […]

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Bürkert introduces new seat valves

The seat valves with increased pressure and temperature range easily control and switch media with up to 25 bar overpressure and temperatures from 40°C to 230°C. (Image: Bürkert Fluid Control Systems) Bürkert Fluid Control Systems is now offering durable and low maintenance on/off and control valves for switching and controlling gases, liquids and steam in […]

Lignin modified PVDF membrane for oil filtration

Journal of Water Process Engineering. The research article ‘Lignin modified PVDF membrane with antifouling properties for oil filtration’ has been published in the Journal of Water Process Engineering (Volume 43, October 2021, 102248). Abstract Lignin is a sustainable chemical that can be extracted from a wide range of lignocellulosic biowaste. It was blended into polymeric membranes to improve […]

Invitation to participate in the Jurong Island Innovation Challenge 2021

  JIIC 2021 is an initiative by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and JTC calling for solvers to tackle challenges faced by Jurong Island companies in the areas of energy management, emissions reduction, water management, and waste management. You can visit the Programme’s website at www.jurongislandinnovationchallenge.sg to check out details such as challenge statements, timeline, or upcoming […]

NX Filtration supplies direct NF membranes for Indian WWTP

The current common effluent treatment plant in Jetpur, India, that will be extended with NX Filtrations direct nanofiltration membranes. Indian OEM Aquarius H2O Dynamics has selected NX Filtration to supply its hollow fiber direct nanofiltration (dNF) membranes for wastewater treatment at the common effluent treatment plant (CETP) in Jetpur, India. The system, based on 102 […]

De Nora introduces retrofit programme

De Nora is offering a retrofit programme, the ClorTec Gen III, to help existing customers upgrade their ClorTec on-site sodium hypochlorite generators (OSHGs), helping them improve safety and prepare for future US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.  The ClorTec Gen III upgrade helps customers to plan for the EPA’s recommended bromate, chlorate and perchlorate limits […]

Eaton protects clean energy supplies

In the south of Israel, the power of the sun is being harnessed by one of the world’s largest solar power towers, covering an area of 740 acres (300 hectare) that supplies more than 100,000 households with sustainable electricity. Eaton Type 31L gas/liquid separators can filter steam to remove up to 99% of all fluid […]

Advances in membrane technologies for saline wastewater treatment

Desalination The research article ‘Current advances in membrane technologies for saline wastewater treatment: A comprehensive review’ has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination (Volume 517, 1 December 2021, 115170). Abstract The saline wastewater from various sources including agriculture and industrial activities, appears to have high salt concentration, organic content and other pollutants which can harm the environment. Thus, saline wastewater […]

Membrane Technology Won Investment At The Liveability Challenge 2021 Grand Finale

  Tell us what you think! No images? Click here Thank you for being part of The Liveability Challenge 2021 Grand Finale!  Dear TLC community,  The Liveability Challenge 2021 Grand Finale concluded last week with US-based team SeaChange Inc. emerging ahead of a group of six finalists to clinch the grand prize of S$1 million in grant funding from Temasek Foundation. Despite Covid-19 […]

Aquatech Amsterdam – call for Innovation Award entries

Winners of the Aquatech Innovation Award 2019. The organisers of Aquatech Amsterdam, which will take place from 2–5 November, have called for entries for the Aquatech Innovation Award 2021, which is open to all water tech related organisations. Exhibitors are invited to enter their most innovative solutions, products and technologies to be judged by an […]

A review of emerging desalination technologies

Desalination. The review article ‘Emerging desalination technologies: Current status, challenges and future trends’ has been published in Elsevier journal Desalination (Volume 517, 1 December 2021, 115183). Abstract Emerging technologies present many new possibilities for diversifying the desalination industry, which is currently dominated by thermal desalination, and reverse osmosis. In this review, we highlight recent developments in emerging desalination technologies, focusing on those nearing commercialization i.e. forward […]

FiltXPO – clean water in a changing climate

The current paradigm is clean water requires energy from coal-powered plants resulting in CO2 generation. We must develop low energy demand ways to purify water. FiltXPO panelist Hal Alper, president and chief science officer, MYCELX Technologies Corporation. Every company involved in industrial manufacturing more than likely uses process water. In general, you cant operate a […]

DuPont to deliver membranes for Sorek B desalination plant

IDE Water Technologies has selected DuPont’s FilmTec membranes to provide the seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) filtration for the Sorek B desalination plant in Israel. The 25-year, 200 million m3/year facility will be the largest desalination plant in Israel and one of the largest in the world when it comes online in 2023. DuPont is providing […]

LG Sonic’s technologies support algae mitigation project

The two ultrasonic devices combine real-time water quality monitoring, web-based software, and ultrasound to combat algae blooms. Technologies from Dutch company LG Sonic are being used in an algae bloom mitigation project on Lake St Charles in Florida, in partnership with the Lake St Charles Community Development District (CDD) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection […]

De Nora completes produced water recycling project

The project, which began in May, established four ClorTec Mobile Treatment Units along a network of simultaneous fracturing systems. De Nora has now completed phase one of its Delaware Basin Wastewater Recycling Project, achieving produced water rates exceeding 140,000 barrels per day, which amounts to more than 5 million barrels over a 30-day period. The project, […]

SR-Tek pressure vessels used in filtration research

The pressure vessels from Smart Reservoir Technology (SR-Tek) are being used to investigate the effects of different operating pressures on membrane filtration. A research team at Pennsylvania State University is using four transparent pressure vessels from Smart Reservoir Technology (SR-Tek) to investigate the effects of different operating pressures on membrane filtration. Expected to be worth […]

Amazon Filters targets biopharma with new housings

The housings conform to the latest iteration of the industry leading ASME BPE standard and its criteria for hygienic design, materials construction and fabrication. Amazon Filters has launched a new range of filter housings, the single-stack 72C and 76C series, to aid critical processes in the production of biopharmaceuticals. The housings conform to the latest […]

IDA 2022 World Congress – call for extended abstracts

The 2022 IDA World Congress and Exhibition will provide knowledge-sharing and interaction for participants on both technical and business topics related to the use of desalination and water reuse solutions for a secure water future. The International Desalination Association (IDA) has called for extended abstracts for its 2022 World Congress on the theme of Charting […]

Mann+Hummel membrane business Microdyn-Nadir changes its name

Publication date: July 2021 Source: Membrane Technology, Volume 2021, Issue 7 Author(s):

Pervaporation membrane materials: Trends and perspectives

Journal of Membrane Science. The research article ‘Pervaporation membrane materials: Recent trends and perspectives’ has been published in the  Journal of Membrane Science (Volume 636, 15 October 2021, 119557). Abstract Pervaporation is a molecular separation membrane technology for selective permeation of water or organic compounds from organic-water mixtures or organic-organic mixtures. The pervaporation process is controlled by thermodynamic partitioning and kinetic […]

Watergen technology installed in Navajo Nation Water Project

Watergens GEN-M AWG will produce up to 211 gallons of clean drinking water for the community. A water from air generator, the GEN-M from Israeli company Watergen, was recently installed in the Hard Rock Community of the Navajo Nation in Arizona, bringing clean drinking water to the water-stressed region. The Navajo water project is a […]

Fischer Process Industries buys HE Danby

Fischer Process Industries has acquired HE Danby Co Inc, an Indianapolis, Indiana-based distributor that services pumps, filters and filtration systems. HE Danby sells and services a range of pumps and filter systems for manufacturers including Gorman-Rupp, Aurora Pump, Eaton, GE Water Technologies, Filtertech Gusher-Nagle and AllFlo. The company also has a fully equipped and complete […]