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Intelligent chemistry

Odour control has moved from an afterthought to a primary design consideration for most collection and treatment facilities. By Annejan Visser, process engineer at QFS   Intensive urbanisation, incremental population growth, and seasonal...

Reuse with ultrafiltration

The growing issues of freshwater scarcity in many parts of the world are encouraging more wastewater reuse ideas, which all depend on effective filtration. The process of reusing water involves screening it to remove suspended solids,...

How IoT is changing the wastewater industry

Water is perhaps one of the most precious natural resources. With rapid urbanisation, the resource is becoming scarce quickly. By Kelly Potter* For organisations and systems that operate in the water industry, there has been the dependency on...

The answer to reuse

One of the most robust, versatile and widely used unit operations in the treatment of wastewater worldwide is dissolved air flotation. With a growing market for wastewater reuse, the demand for these systems is expected to rise accordingly. The...

Water treatment solutions for the future

South Africa is in a water crisis. Given the surface water depletion in the country, the question of where future water will be sourced must be raised. The most common solutions for water provision always entail a massive infrastructure capital...

Mastering portable desalination

Founded in 1996, Quality Filtration Systems (QFS) is a specialist company focusing on advanced water treatment applications in the municipal and industrial markets in Southern Africa. The mainly membrane-based solutions offered by QFS are starting...

WEC Projects welcomes new technical director

South Africa’s water sector issues can be overcome with a renewed public private sector partnership that prioritises technical skills. That’s the word from newly-installed WEC Projects Technical Director, Gunter Rencken, who believes South Africa’s...