Largest membrane bioreactor system in the U.S. to be built in Ohio

Ovivo has planned to upgrade a WWTP in the city of Canton, Ohio to deliver the largest membrane bioreactor in the United States.

GE claims new tech can replace clarification and fine screening in MBR plants

Primary treatment technology launched by GE for use with its membrane bioreactor (MBR) units has been claimed to replace conventional clarification and fine screening used in a typical MBR plant...

Chennai desalination plant adopts electric actuators

The 100,000 m3/day Nemmeli desalination plant in Chennai, commissioned in March, has adopted electric actuators from AUMA and is said to be the first desalination scheme in India to make the move...

Zirku Island UF/RO desalination plant awarded to Metito

Oil and gas firm the Zakum Development Company in Abu Dhabi has contracted Metito in a project worth USD$5.7 million to provide containerised desalination packages...

Membrane distillation process proves successful for fracking wastewater

A vapor compressor-driven membrane distillation system designed to help reuse water in hydraulic fracturing has operated continuously in Texas.

Desalination global news round-up

This week has again been a busy one in the international desalination scene, with Singapore’s Hyflux opening its Tuaspring plant...

Filtration offers Asia markets cost-effective alternative to water recycling, finds study

The filtration market earned revenues of $6.11 billion in 2012 and is estimates to reach $9.18 billion in 2019, finds a Frost & Sullivan report.

Membrane equipment to comprise half of cross-flow market in 2014, finds study

According to Mcilvaine Company, sales of cross-flow membrane equipment and replacement modules will exceed $10.4 billion in 2014.

Reverse osmosis membranes

LANXESS has expanded its range of membrane separation elements for reverse osmosis (RO)-based water treatment to include new low energy (LE) elements.

Product Focus: Filtration System

Abranch of environmental contractor PSC in Elk Gove Village, Ill., was hired by a local electrical utility to dewater vaults and manholes in Chicago and its suburbs.


Membrane BioReactor (MBR)

The Membrane BioReactor (MBR) is a state of the art pre-engineered sewage treatment system utilizing Pure Aqua’s water treatment expertise with Toray’s submerged membrane technology. The membrane s...

Ultrafiltration Systems

Pure Aqua, Inc. manufactures a full line of Ultrafiltration Systems. UF is a pressure driven membrane separation process that removes suspended or particulate matter (including colloids & silt) fro...


Toray's membrane models for membrane bioreactors are using flat-sheet PVDF membranes and can be configured for gravity-driven or suction-controlled operation.


Toray UF/MF membrane models for drinking water production and RO pretreatment.