When it comes to deciding where you might set your latest novel, a tome poised to rocket into the limelight, securing you regular appearances on programmes like Lorraine, the universe is your oyster. Present, past, future, Earth, space, the enigmatic pyramids of Egypt, the terrifying, snow covered plummets of Everest, the limits are defined only by creativity of the writer. It might seem a little peculiar then, that writer Dodge Winston chose to set his next literary masterpiece in a wastewater treatment plant.
Pulp and paper, a significant UK industry that comprises of companies that produce paper and board-based products utilize a high water footprint, something that has led to a new drive for water efficiency across the entire industry. With a significant output of water, rising prices and an increasing pressure for companies to be environmentally conscious and proactive as possible, the industry is now on the lookout for new, improved methods of driving down this expense. As such, many pulp and paper manufacturers are exploring the latest technologies that will allow them to effectively implement water recycling, biogas generation, sludge management and wastewater treatment on a large scale on their sites.
Liverpool is a hive of activity, a bustling avenue of industry, and despite its evidently starved footballers, it’s one of the nation’s busiest hub-centres; from its airport, to the intercity motorways that run through its heart, to its prestigious, thriving River Mersey. It may not surprise you to learn then, that upon the river, in one of its many docks, a huge £200m wastewater treatment facility is currently progressing on target and will soon be ready to increase the ecological aptitude of the entire area!
Wastewater is a serious concern for many up and down the country, and with new efforts and initiatives being launched seemingly every day to try and ensure we have a cleaner, greener tomorrow, it’s a topic at the forefront of the minds of many. Seemingly though, conditions and improvements in some places still aren’t quite up to the standards we need to achieve all our environmental objectives; and as such, by 2015, Wastewater legal standards are set to double. The big question is, are you ready for such a change, and what can you do about it right now?
Wastewater treatment, of course, has many advantages, and in fact, we should be implementing it in every possible circumstance to try and ensure the continued existence of enough fresh water to go around. With many businesses now outputting more than ever, there’s never been a better time to ensure your wastewater treatment processes are in place, functional and the best they could be. It will save you money further reinforce the sustainability of your company. A recent study though has shown that it could soon also help boost a hugely significant component of our economy: fuel.
Water management is an increasingly imperative topic in businesses throughout the UK, and if you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll know all about the happenings of the wastewater industry, the developments and the new technologies that are coming; most importantly of all though perhaps, you’ll understand the importance we must all place on a present and comprehensive wastewater program throughout our businesses, and how knowing we have this under control can lead to cost reductions and environmental competency. IWEX Water Live is going to bring all this to its attendees in person, as the industry tackles issues live on stage, whilst sustainable water solutions for all will be the end goal of the exhibition!
Wastewater is an issue on all our minds at the moment, and with many stories coming over from The States involving those breaching regulations being met with hefty fines, and a constantly environmental push from Governmental bodies and organizations here in the UK, it’s no wonder that things are finally starting to change in a really big way. Whilst we here at Environmental Screening and Separation deliver comprehensive cleaning and separation solutions for companies up and down the country, Scottish Water have even bigger fish to fry as they take on the biggest wastewater development Glasgow has seen in a hundred years!
If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know us here at Environmental Screening and Separation are rather keen on environmentally geared practises, delivering a whole range of services that keep the planet as green as she can go. Whilst wastewater treatment ranks highly in our priorities, chiefly because we can supply some of the most efficient processing systems and solutions around, that’s far from all we do! As a company who take our environmental output very seriously, we want to help you reduce that carbon footprint wherever possible. So, how can we help YOU?
It seems that wastewater and water in general is a topic at the forefront of everybody’s minds at the moment, and as we move into 2013, a year set to employ a brand new emphasis on the usage and treatment of our water, counties and cities up and down the UK are concentrating on looking ahead, finding out what questions need answers and what they can do about putting an effective plan of action into place!
In a recent study by business information provider Visiongain, results show that wastewater treatment is set to hit a rise in 2013 after under-investment in the UK in comparison to other countries who are currently tackling their wastewater issues head on! There is, however, a solution available for you right now and as such, now is the time to act! Continue reading