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We asked our users for their input on Wastewater Treatment Operating Services. Here are the results of 81 users familiar with Wastewater Treatment Operating Services.

Who Took Our Poll? | Design Trends | Applications and Use | Features | Buying Advice |

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Design TrendsTop

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What new technologies are influencing water and wastewater management and treatment services?
14 answers
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The use of new disinfection technologies, the reticulation analysis techniques and faults detection, which makes it easy for the rapid maintenance.
~Nathaniel M, Engineer, Luanda, Angola
RO treatment for DM Water treatment. Zero discharge from thermal power plant and utilisation of all recycled water.
~NAVEENAM VARADARAJAN, Engineering Consultant, Bangalore, INDIA
Direct exposure to water pollution when extracted from water rather than water is separated from contaminants.
~Vitally K., Research & Development, Katzrin, Israel
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From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative water and wastewater management and treatment services?
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Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. Lovibond, USA Qubit Systems, Inc. Scalewatcher North America, Inc.
~Fikry Ghobrial, Engineering Consultant, Cairo, Egypt
United Utilities (uk) Severn Trent (uk) Scottish Water (solutions)
~Engineering, Other, WIGAN, Great Britain
Experienced people in the field of water treatment are giving correct solutions as they know the locations and exact treatment according to the sight conditions, where in they do not go to a specific company but go to different companies specializing in their field. None of the single company has complete expertise in the total water treatment.
~NITIN N, Technical Support, INDIA, INDIA
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Applications and UseTop

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What are some of the projects you have used water and wastewater management and treatment services for?
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Waste management for Alexandria Duty Free Industrial Zone, Egypt. Wastewater Master Plan in Tripoli, Libya - Activities temporarily halted. 6 of October wastewater treatment plant - PPP project, Egypt. Treatment plant facility in Sidy Creer, north coast, Egypt
~Fikry Ghobrial, Engineering Consultant, Cairo, Egypt
Anglo American Chile, Division Los Bronces, open pit drainage, mine road irrigation Minera Pelambres slopes protection Forestal Arauco water supply for aserradero Viñales, logs yards irrigation Sea water desalinization, (private customer)
~Engineering, Consulting, San Antonio, Chile
Chemical treatments for all types of water where plant functioning is limited due to certain parameters which are crossing the limits.
~NITIN N, Technical Support, INDIA, INDIA
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Please share with us any “non-standard” projects that water and wastewater management and treatment services have been used for.
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In Africa, we have the problem of disinfection products that are carcinogenic. Mostly because of the of the rain seasons that bring a lot of waste to the rivers, lack of sophisticated equipment to purify the water sufficiently before disinfection with chlorine, coupled with the rudimentary equipments for quality analysis.
~Nathaniel M, Engineer, Luanda, Angola
Zero discharge is being introduced in INDIA for thermal plants waste management systems.
~NAVEENAM VARADARAJAN, Engineering Consultant, Bangalore, INDIA
House based water purification system
~Purchasing, Ludhiana, India
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Do you know of any disastrous mistakes that occurred due to faulty or incompetent practices of water and wastewater management and treatment services?
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Un well treated sewer systems have ended up injecting effluents into natural water bodies, causing especially the uncontrollable growth of weeds that apart from destroying the water bodies, they also alter the eco system.
~Nathaniel M, Engineer, Luanda, Angola
Yes, about many cases, e.g., such as a breakthrough pollution in Alabama hospital with unfortunate consequences.
~Vitally K., Research & Development, Katzrin, Israel
These cases are too many in the whole world.
~Fikry Ghobrial, Engineering Consultant, Cairo, Egypt

FeaturesTop

Q:
What would your design or feature "wish list" be for this service's capabilities?
9 answers
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A possibility for consultants to have a fast response from manufacturers to specific requests regarding current projects. We lack the responsive link to our technical demands including specifications of certain equipment to fit in the projects or layouts to assist the consultants to configure the full requirements for such equipment to function well.
~Fikry Ghobrial, Engineering Consultant, Cairo, Egypt
Energy efficient reject water treatment is still not developed. Here faster biological remediation should come up.
~Jayant Joshi, General Management, Nagpur, India
Maybe small system for treatment sewer in sites with problems of high water level. Compact treatment plans.
~Herbert Jackson, Design Engineer, Cartago, Other - Americas
Tailor made solutions by making the consortium of experts irrespective of company or brand.
~NITIN N, Technical Support, INDIA, INDIA
Non-chemical, ease-of-use, well documented effect.
~Jan W, General Management, Copenhagen, Denmark
Requires partnerships and financial support.
~Vitally K., Research & Development, Katzrin, Israel
More remote Installations
~Engineering, Other, WIGAN, Great Britain
Continue with the spirit.
~Nathaniel M, Engineer, Luanda, Angola
Economical, eco friendly
~Mukesh Puri, General Management, New Delhi, India

Buying AdviceTop

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Do you have any advice for people relative to buying or using water and wastewater management and treatment services?
7 answers
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My advise to them is that they should suspect any water available to them before they consume it, after verifying the source. Also to note that water is a diminishing product, that requires caring for.
~Nathaniel M, Engineer, Luanda, Angola
Try not to use the RO and try to control the pollution level of water filters that would prevent a breakthrough of pollutants in water. Try to maximize the recycling of waste water.
~Vitally K., Research & Development, Katzrin, Israel
Approach the expert or consortium who can give complete solution, and not the brand or company.
~NITIN N, Technical Support, INDIA, INDIA
Do not buy only on claims. See the actual performance.
~Jayant Joshi, General Management, Nagpur, India
Try to buy the real value for money.
~Mukesh Puri, General Management, New Delhi, India
Cheap is cheap
~Serge C, Facilities Manager, Fort-dauphin, Madagascar
Some time.
~Herbert Jackson, Design Engineer, Cartago, Other - Americas

Q:
Is there any advice you want to share with users to help them avoid common errors in selection or usage of water and wastewater management and treatment services?
6 answers
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Selection of water and wastewater management systems should be guided by well qualified technical expertise, otherwise it will be very expensive and may not function satisfactorily.
~Fikry Ghobrial, Engineering Consultant, Cairo, Egypt
Water and waste water technology is advancing every day and people should follow up with the trends in order to help them improve their understanding of the subject.
~Nathaniel M, Engineer, Luanda, Angola
Look for the equipment else where, contact actual users, check and check again; it will an expensive mistake to buy the wrong equipment.
~Serge C, Facilities Manager, Fort-dauphin, Madagascar
Analytical results should be correct. You should have at least one year of average analysis before selecting the right treatment.
~NITIN N, Technical Support, INDIA, INDIA
Critical to use the WHO and EPA rules and recommendations.
~Vitally K., Research & Development, Katzrin, Israel
Selection of right equipment
~Mukesh Puri, General Management, New Delhi, India


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