Industrial water and waste treatment

The transition to more circular business models is essential for being able to operate in a more sustainable way. As industrial processes use significant amounts of water, becoming more circular means first understanding how this water can be saved and reused, and then investing in methods which allow you to reuse, recycle or sell waste by-products. Alfa Laval’s wide range of solutions for wastewater treatment, added to our expertise in sustainability, helps you discover how you can make your bu

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Why on-site water and waste treatment?

  • Recover valuable resources from main process
  • Minimize water consumption by reusing treated wastewater
  • Minimize waste for disposal
  • Cost-efficient production
  • Reduce environmental footprint

Alfa Laval helps reduce your environmental footprint from water and waste streams by maximizing reuse of water, turning waste into value, and by minimizing energy consumption and waste – time and time again!

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Accelerating sustainable solutions

Imagine a more sustainable world




Improve your efficiency and sustainability with world-leading solutions from Alfa Laval

Read the brochure to find out how you can recover valuable material in the waste that otherwise would have been lost by applying a thorough separation process and by reusing the water. Alfa Laval has the range, knowledge and expertise to be able to provide the right solution for your specific requirements.

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Reduce your environmental footprint

All human, commercial and industrial activities produce waste products that are harmful to our environment unless treated. The world is therefore constantly on the look-out for ways to reduce pollution, provide clean water, use less energy and recycle energy already used. With growing populations and living standards plus water scarcity in many areas, there is also an increasing need for water reuse.

On the way to zero discharge

Alfa Laval helps reduce the environmental footprint from water and waste streams, by maximizing reuse of water, by turning waste to value, and by minimizing energy consumption and waste. Our wide spectrum of equipment helps companies

  • Meet effluent discharge criteria with efficient, compact wastewater treatment systems
  • Reuse water with our tertiray filtration solutions
  • Reduce the amount of waste for disposal, recover heat and produce biogas with efficient sludge treatment
  • Recover valuable products from your process for reuse or sale.  

Areas where Alfa Laval can support your business

At Alfa Laval you can get equipment for both your main industrial processes, on-site water and waste treatment plus resource recovery. You get a high quality, energy efficient process design with guaranteed results based on deep understanding of your industrial process as well as waste treatment

Water intake treatment for your process

To secure fresh water intake to your process, different types of treatment can be needed. Some of these also generate a waste stream. Alfa Laval offers a number of solutions to help you deal with this in an efficient and sustainable way. Examples include water for cooling towers, process water preparation and treatment of waste from reverse osmosis.

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Wastewater treatment

Industrial wastewater varies considerably in specification, depending on type of industry and local habits. In many cases it is not accepted by the municipal wastewater treatment plant, so pre-treatment or complete on-site treatment is needed. Alfa Laval offers several compact, easy-to-operate wastewater treatment technologies that produce clean effluent either for discharge or further treatment for water reuse.

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Product recovery and waste stream treatment

Valuable products are normally lost in waste streams from industrial processes, and are costly to treat or dispose of. But many waste products can be effectively recovered. Alfa Laval can help you convert cost to profit. We offer a variety of general or industry specific solutions that help you recover products of value that you can either reuse or sell.

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Minimize operating cost with Alfa Laval IoT Services

Alfa Laval’s IoT Services is a range of digital services aiming to reduce operating costs and maximize operating reliability in wastewater plants.

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Solutions for the Circular Economy

More and more wastewater treatment plants are discovering the benefits of a circular, holistic approach to wastewater treatment. Cost savings, reduced environmental impact and new income streams from recovered resources are but a few. Every wastewater treatment plant is unique and has its own set of challenges and opportunities. With our expertise in processing and our broad range of products, we can support your shift to a circular resource flow. Regardless of whether you are a contractor, designer or plant operator we can help you find the optimum solution for your specific project.

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