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Biological wastewater treatment

There are typically three types of wastewater. ‘Blackwater’ is heavily polluted wastewater; ‘Greywater’ is a lesser polluted wastewater and ‘Stormwater’ is the rainwater runoff collected from roofs and concreted surfaces. When treating wastewater that contains …

Multi-site and large water users

If you are operating a large business with lots of staff or one with multiple sites, you are likely to be a large water user. At Detectronic we have a range of services that are …

Measuring Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in water

The measurement of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in water is a key task for every water company, as well as any business producing trade effluent. Understanding the cause and effect of TDS through robust monitoring …

A beginners guide to flow monitoring

Flow monitoring needn’t be complex! After all, the objective of monitoring flow rates is simply to measure the volumetric or mass flow rate of water, sewage or trade effluent. Here at Detectronic we have decades …

Improving asset performance management in the food & drink industry

Monitoring specialists Detectronic are supporting a leading UK bakery with its asset performance management. Located in Yorkshire, the commercial bakery contacted Detectronic after experiencing issues with the amount of solids in its trade effluent discharge. …

SUPPLIER DAY SUCCESS IN PORTUGAL

Detectronic sales director, Neil Butler, and sales engineer, Harry Threlfall, recently had the privilege of taking part in a  ‘Supplier Day’ hosted by F. Fonseca. Located in the town of Aveiro, F. Fonseca was founded …

What is effluent discharge?

Effluent discharge is liquid waste, other than waste from kitchens or toilets, surface water or domestic sewage. It is produced and discharged by any industrial or commercial premises, such as a food processing factory or …

Water pollution monitoring

Effective water pollution monitoring is a serious and ongoing mission for every UK water and sewerage company (WaSC). Done strategically and responsibly, water pollution monitoring can potentially prevent damaging sewage spills & pollutions, protect and …

Do I need a discharge license?

Every industrial or commercial premises that releases wastewater in the form of trade effluent requires a discharge license. The reason for this is because the effluent could harm the environment. Whether the premises lets go …

What is trade waste water?

Trade waste water, also known as trade effluent, is any water produced by a business or process that is not domestic sewage or uncontaminated rainwater. Businesses must obtain a consent license before discharging any liquid …

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