wastewater management

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 soluble organic impurities, biological wastewater […]

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 relevant to multi-site and large […]

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 enhance the environment, support compliance […]

Monitoring rain retention basins

Rain retention basins, also known wet or stormwater management ponds, are artificial ponds. They are specifically created to capture and store surface and stormwater run-off. This occurs where the natural capacity for rainfall to be absorbed into the ground has […]

waste water sewer network predictions

As the Environment Agency (EA) has described water companies’ efforts to protect the environment as “simply unacceptable”, it seems an opportune time to highlight that one of Detectronic’s key objectives is, and has always been, to help WaSCs prevent sewage […]

Managing storm overflows in AMP 7

Maintaining a good reputation is key for any business and none more so than companies that operate in the UK water industry. In such a highly regulated sector, Water & Sewage Companies (WaSCs) understand only too well the damaging reputational […]

Machine learning helps wastewater management

By Oliver Harrison, Sales Engineer Introduction Water authorities aim to transport waste water as cost-effectively as possible. Analysing the performance of the sewer networks is key for identifying potential issues developing in the sewer network and detecting where improvements can […]

Improving resilience in Amp7

‘Resilience’ and the delivery of ‘resilient’ water and wastewater services is one of the key words when it comes to preparing for AMP7 and resilience is a word that we’ve used for many years here at Detectronic. It’s always been […]

The impact of building houses on the sewer network

By Phill Tuxford It is estimated that Britain needs around 300,000 new homes annually to meet demand and solve the present housing crisis. So, as the Government, authorities and developers look to deliver a sustainable solution, here at Detectronic we […]

Inflow and Infiltration

Like many countries, the UK has an ageing sewer system with many parts deteriorating and in desperate need of repair. Older parts of the sewer network may be part of the Victorian combined sewer, whereas newer parts will have separate […]