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The Dutch Water Partners implement and research technologies for the removal of micro-pollutants from urban wastewater. This research is carried out within extensive programmes initiated by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and managed by STOWA and the national water boards. Aquatech event on the removal of micro-pollutants At the 2021 Aquatech Fair in Amsterdam, you are [...]

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Do you know that feeling when you are confronted with a problem in your water or wastewater treatment plant that needs to be solved immediately because it has a direct impact on your business processes? The stress this causes, next to your normal work, especially when the solution can take weeks or even months? In situations like this, [...]

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Good quality process water is crucial to most of our customers' core business. This is particularly the case for the German paper mill Niederauer Mühle in Kreuzau. It specialises in white corrugated medium paper. The high quality paper is used as a printed coating for cardboard and paperboard products.

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Brightwork is partner of The Dutch Consortium on Antibiotics and Medicinal Residues from Water, consisting of a 'Coalition of the Doing' is in line with this Dutch chain approach and focuses on the removal of antibiotics. Together with other chain partners, this Consortium aims to deploy and, where necessary, develop the most sustainable and effective solutions. Within the Netherlands and beyond! [...]

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Recently published at WE&T. Stretching continuous filtration for process water production and waste water treatment

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10 - 20% more sludge breakdown and 20 - 30% higher biogas yield are the main reasons why Wetterskip Fryslan and Waterschap Brabantse Delta decided to test the fermentation process at the Burgum and Bath wastewater treatment plants. The core of the test The core of the test comprises a periodic small dosage on the sludge supply to the WWTP.

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In cooperation with Nordic Water GmbH and its partner Techfina in Switzerland, we will equip the Barbengo WWTP with a Sand-Cycle test unit. One of the three DynaSand filter units with 4 filter cells will be equipped with our technology. Sand-Cycle uses RFID technology to detect the movement of sand grains in the sand filter and to monitor their [...]

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Drug residues in surface water are an increasing source of concern. Water boards contribute to this by discharging treated wastewater. Therefore, the Innovation Programme Micropollutants (IPMV) has been set up. Stowa coordinates this programme and aims to develop purification techniques which remove medicine residues from waste water. Brightwork was successful in the second call of this program. As one [...]

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Ruben Brouwer, studies at the R.O.C. Friese Poort in Leeuwarden and follows the education Technician Engineering. He started his graduation internship at Brightwork on February 1st. Why did you choose for Brightwork? I was looking for a new challenge; in my previous internship I did a lot of construction work. I would like to work on sustainable [...]

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During the week of the circular economy, Water Alliance in collaboration with TKI is organising a Master class on 4 February 2021 that highlights the many crossovers between water technology and other sectors. The Master class will provide insight into how entrepreneurs can further develop their innovation in the field of water technology. Therefore, Hans Wouters, innovation broker water technology, explains in a short [...]

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