Membrane Technology

The American Membrane Technology Assn.'s tagline reads "Improving America's water through membrane filtration and desalting." Certainly the technology has come a long way in recent years. Read on to track the evolution of membrane technologies.
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Nuvoda earns prize
Nuvoda earns prize for Environmental Engineering & Science.
May 3 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Apr 22 2019
The city of Healdsburg, Calif., Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of the picturesque Sonoma…
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater.
Apr 9 2019
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia has opened a pilot plant at Banyo to study technology for removing salts from bore water,…
Apr 2 2019
Addressing the prevalence of lead pipe in the U.S. will require decades and estimates of billions of dollars to fix. For some utilities, pipe…
Bob Crossen headshot
Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Apr 2 2019
There is no shortage of solutions to problems in the water and wastewater treatment industry. Seemingly every time I write an article, I learn about…
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
More than 90% of all digestible organics that come through the wastewater treatment plant in Varennes, QC, is captured and used for biogas creation.
Mar 6 2019
Location: Varennes, QC Size: 40,000 tons per year Infrastructure: Pretreatment with hydro pulper and two grit removal systems; two digesters;…
Mar 6 2019
Ask most metering manufacturers about smart water, and they will tell you they have been offering smart water technology for the past decade.…
Mar 5 2019
The typical zero liquid discharge (ZLD) configuration is pretreatment followed by reverse osmosis (RO), thermal evaporation and thermal…
A Boston-based startup is using membranes that work similar to a coin sorter to help clean contaminated industrial water
A Boston-based startup is using membranes that work similar to a coin sorter to help clean contaminated industrial water.
Mar 5 2019
ZwitterCo, a Boston-based startup, is using nanofiltration membranes to clean out oil and grease contaminated water. According to BostInno, the…
Mar 5 2019
A call for abstracts for the 7th biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas, can be…
Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards
Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards.
Feb 22 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
A new eco-friendly material for wastewater purification has been developed by chemists from a Russian university
A new eco-friendly material for wastewater purification has been developed by chemists from a Russian university.
Feb 14 2019
Chemists from a university in Russia have developed a hybrid nanocatalyst for removal of stable organic dyes from wastewater. The Peoples' Friendship…
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient
The SP Enviro, aims to use microbial fuel cells to process textile wastewater and generate electricity that will render this exercise energy-efficient.
Feb 5 2019
Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are emerging as an option to treat textile wastewater. According to The Hindu, a startup called the SP Enviro, aims to…
Feb 4 2019
The city of Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County. Prior to upgrading…
Trinidad & Tobago engage new leak survey
Trinidad & Tobago engage new leak survey.
Feb 1 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
A wastewater treatment company in southern Vietnam has inaugurated $4.33 million in an industrial wastewater plant using biological technology
A wastewater treatment company in southern Vietnam has inaugurated $4.33 million in an industrial wastewater plant using biological technology.
Jan 30 2019
The Hang Huu Huynh Wastewater Treatment Company in southern Vietnam has inaugurated $4.33 million in an industrial wastewater plant using biological…
Envirosight Partners with Jet Vac Equipment
Envirosight New Jersey direct sales manage Bruce Kosensky (left) poses for a photo with Adam Emusov, Vice President of Sales at Jet Vac (right).
Jan 11 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jan 9 2019
The Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) is a public agency located in Carlsbad, Calif. It provides wastewater treatment services to more than 400,000…
Identifying funding mechanisms & ways to address financial struggles throughout the industry
Identifying funding mechanisms & ways to address financial struggles throughout the industry.
Jan 9 2019
Despite an infrastructure bill lacking for most of 2018, manufacturers seem to have had a good few years. Projects are still being commissioned and…
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Bob Crossen, managing editor of WWD.
Jan 8 2019
Between November and December, I had the privilege to visit two manufacturing facilities for original equipment manufacturers within the water and…
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