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Technical features

Feat Mbr Panel Cleaning Fig 4
04 December 2011

Good chemistry: bespoke flat sheet MBR panel cleaning

When routine maintenance membrane cleans fail to achieve the required recovery, and more aggressive recovery cleans are also found wanting, ex-situ cleaning becomes necessary. This incurs extensive manual intervention, not always with guaranteed success.

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Feat Municipal Lessons Learned Fig 1
04 September 2011

MBRs in municipal applications − lessons learned

The German river association Erftverband has been into MBRs for municipal wastewater treatment for more than a decade, installing the first such system in Germany and commissioning what was the largest membrane bioreactor in the world.

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Feat Aquapolo Fig 1
01 September 2011

Focus on Aquapolo Ambiental S.A., São Paulo, Brazil

As we write, Aquapolo is the largest wastewater reuse project in the Southern Hemisphere. On completion, this facility will free up enough drinking water to continuously supply a population of 350,000 inhabitants, with potential capacity to reach 600,000.

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Feat Top 20 Largest Mbrs Fig 1
04 July 2011

The Top 20 Largest MBRs in the World?

In October 2009, we received a list of what was thought to be the 20 largest MBRs in the world at that time. The peak daily flow capacities on that list ranged from 30 to 100 MLD, with the total capacity being just over 1,000 MLD.

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Feat Mempulse Mbr System Fig 3
04 June 2011

MemPulse MBR system vs traditional MBR systems

A number of factors have been instrumental in the acceptance of MBR technology in the wastewater industry as an alternative to traditional conventional treatment systems. Victoria Kippax explains the MemPulse MBR system.

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