Tag Archives: Waste Water

Poland: Pilot recovers salt and clean water from coal mine wastewater

Different technologies are used to clean wastewater of a coal mine in Poland. Photo: Adriaan van Hooijdonk.

The first results of a combination of nanofiltration, reverse-osmosis, and electro dialysis technology used in a ZERO BRINE pilot plant at the Bolesław Śmiały coal mine in Poland to clean saline wastewater from the...

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Agriculture hub in Spain identifies barriers to water reuse

Stakeholders gathered in Velez-Malaga to talk about water reuse. Photo: Water News Europe.

“Acceptance from the public and health authorities. That is the main barrier for reusing wastewater in agriculture. We do have the knowledge and the technology to reuse wastewater”, stated Rafael Mujeriego president of...

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Wastewater in South Europe contains more resistant bacteria than in North Europe

Wastewater Treatment Plants in South Europe receive more wastewater with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. (Photo: Water News Europe).

Southern Europeans use more antibiotics and they tend to carry a higher number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria than people in northern Europe. According to a recent international study in seven European countries the use...

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Swedish Water Association urges phasing out sportswear treated with silver

After washing sportswear treated with silver, the biocide ends op in the water cycle. Photo: Twitter.

Sportswear is treated with antibacterial silver in order to reduce odours. Because wastewater treatment plants are not able to treat this biocide, after washing the toxic silver ends up polluting lakes and seas. The Swedish Water and Wastewater...
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