ósmosis inversa-Since 2009, Aigües del Prat has produced over 90% of the drinking water in the municipality of El Prat without interruption by means of two reverse osmosis DWTPs

Feedback on experience at DWTP with reverse osmosis: el Prat de Llobregat (2009-2012)

Since 2009, Aigües del Prat has produced over 90% of the drinking water in the municipality of El Prat without interruption by means of two reverse osmosis DWTPs. This article, which was presented at...
compostaje

Automation of composting tunnel opening and closure systems in the waste management

Current waste management systems seek increasingly automated processes. To complement automated loading and unloading systems inside tunnels, Zitrón Manutención offers an automatic system for the opening and closing of tunnels. This makes for safer...
reciclaje-An international commitment to recycling regulations

An international commitment to recycling regulations

Following the recent introduction of waste electrical and electronic equipment regulations and disposal legislation across Latin America, demand for effective recycling solutions has increased considerably. These laws, which cover the discarding of commercial waste...
trituración-Global shredding paper solutions

Global shredding paper solutions

Lindner-Recyclingtech (L-RT), an Austrian company specialising in shredding solutions, has been developing, manufacturing and selling shredders for 65 years. This experience enables L-RT to deliver the best and most versatile single shaft shredders. L-RT...
envases-packaging

State-of-the-art technology at the Malaga packaging waste sorting plant

Limasa is a mixed enterprise responsible for public cleaning, collection, transport, treatment and removal of MSW in the city of Malaga. The company has recently completed the upgrading of the Packaging Waste Sorting Plant...
Conversion of municipal solid waste to biofuels

Conversion of municipal solid waste to biofuels

According to UN forecasts, the coming years will see a significant increase in the world population, to 8,000 million by 2025 and 9,300 million by 2050. By 2025, annual waste production is forecast at...

Boosting the efficiency of a large municipal energy consumer optimization of a sewage plant

Waste water treatment is one of the major municipal energy consumers. Consequently, and ultimately also because of the rising energy costs charged by grid providers, keeping operations as efficient as possible does play an...

Financing water infrastructures: public-private partnership in times of crisis

The growth of the public-private partnership (PPP) model since the beginning of the last decade of the 20th century is largely due to the need to reduce the public deficit along with the desire...

Growth in desalination continues

The past five years has seen a 57% increase in the capacity of desalination plants on-line according to the latest data published by the International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence (GWI). As...
ultrafiltración-ultrafiltration

Substitution of conventional pre-treatment of challenging raw river water by direct ultrafiltration (UFTEC concept)

Drinking water treatment plants (DWTPs) will have to face significant challenges in the following decades: be able to supply an increasing water demand, be capable of treating lower quality resources, increased stringency in legislation,...