Filtration Water Treatment

Forming a barrier using water filtration treatment processes, physically separating solids from water.

Technologies that form a barrier using a filtration process to physically separate solids from water.

Used to produce drinking or process water, filtration water treatment processes ground, surface or wastewater using many technologies. These include fine mesh screening, media filtration and membrane filtration. Each method effectively separates solids from water.

What is Filtration Water Treatment?

Many industries need a constant stream of portable drinking or process water. For example, operations such as food manufacturing and automotive assembly uses process water, whilst sewerage treatment plants require effective wastewater filtration processes. 

Using filtration in water treatment, solid particles are entirely removed from the water. This can be from ground water, surface water or even pre-treated wastewater.

These processes in water treatment have a clear objective: to provide the correct quality of water for the specific industrial application.

The Filtration Water Treatment Process

Filtration is an important stage when treating water. Firstly, multiple methods of pre-treatment are common. This could include flocculation, coagulation and sedimentation. 

Following pre-treatment, various forms of water filtration can be used. For fine screening, drumfilters and discfilters are common. They remove suspended solids from the water and polish effluent from wastewater treatment plants.

Should media filtration be chosen, pressure gravitational filters can be used. These work by the media forming a barrier to the passage of suspended solids, absorbing some compounds contained in the liquids.

Finally, membrane technologies can be used. These include ultrafiltration, microfiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis. They will retain different sizes of particles and ions, whilst allowing pure water to flow through.

It is also wise to use water filter cartridges. Acting as protection barriers, they retain solids and particles upstream.

Veolia Water Filtration Treatment

Hydrotech Discfilter is a compact, mechanical water filtration system. Self-cleaning, it is suitable for applications where space is limited.

Hydrotech Drumfilter is a further mechanical water filtration system. It efficiently prevents solid particles from fragmenting.

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Hydrotech Discfilter

Discfilter offers a large filtering area in a small footprint for municipal effluent polishing and industrial water reuse.

Hydrotech Drumfilter

Patented mechanical self-cleaning drumfilter for municipal and industrial recovery water applications.​​​​​​​

Water Treatment Products

The filter offers a large filtering area in a small footprint for municipal effluent polishing and industrial water reuse.

Filtration systems to remove suspended matter, turbidity, iron, colour and odour from feed water.

Extensive range of carbon, depth, pleated and membrane filtration for all water applications

Patented mechanical self-cleaning drumfilter for municipal and industrial recovery water applications.

Water Treatment Applications

We design and manage innovative solutions for a wide range of water and wastewater treatment applications.

High-quality water systems for production, process and manufacturing uses.

Water pretreatment solutions for all types of feed and influent water.

Sustainable & economical wastewater treatment systems. Technologies for safe, environmentally compliant wastewater treatment systems and sewage treatment plant operations.

Sustainable & economical industrial water recycling systems


Our teams of industry experts work with you to supply the water technologies and services you need to overcome challenges in your market.

Delivering compliant process and waste to recovery water for pharmaceutical/cosmetic needs.

Solutions to design, build, maintain and upgrade municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Delivering ingredient water and waste to resource services in the food and beverage industry.

Water treatment for the automotive industry to ensure business continuity and operational control.

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