February, 2021 Mecana is preferred supplier of Nereda ®

We are proud to announce that Mecana became preferred supplier for filtration of Royal Haskoning's Nereda® System.

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october, 2020 - Primary treatment in Froland/Norway

Look at the pictures of the latest Mecana pile cloth media filtration plant being operated in Froland/Norway! The plant, as a primary treatment of a waste water facility has been started up in remote modus due to the current Corona conditions.
In spite of the new circumstances we have got excellent results and a further prove of Swiss quality solutions.

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September, 2020 - A new milestone in Mecana’s 55 year history

A new milestone in Mecana’s 55 year history: Mecana has recently been awarded the contract for delivery of 24 pile cloth media filters with a total hydraulic capacity of 500.000 m3/day for the Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Project in Kuwait. The tertiary filtration units will ensure that the effluent water quality remains below the given limits in terms of TSS and parasite eggs. We are proud to have been selected as a reliable supplier for one of the most important infrastructure projects worldwide.

july, 2020 - Greven sewage treatment plant - direct dosing of powdered activated carbon

In order to eliminate micropollutants and microplastics the Greven WWTP has been expanded by a further cleaning stage. The previous feasibility study has shown that powder activated carbon can be removed most effectively with Mecana Pile Cloth Media Filters.
The waste water loaded with PAK goes directly from the contact reactor to the filter without any sedimentation!
We protect our environment in a space-saving manner.
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March, 2020 - 12 filters are in operation in Russia

Recently Mecana’s team in cooperation with its exclusive Russian Distributor NPK MEDIANA Filter installed and started up 12x SF18 OptiFiber PES-13® PCM Filters in the city of Podolsk in Russia. The units with total filter surface area of 1080 m2 will treat around 10.000 m3/h of waste water. The Mecana tertiary Filtration solution will improve the effluent water quality of a WWTP allowing the plant to discharge less than 10 mg/l of TSS.

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february, 2020 - Mecana develops in southern europe

Mecana pile cloth media disc filters are able to use different filter materials for different applications. At this site we are achieving TSS outlet concentrations of less than 3 mg/l with our OptiFiber PES-14® media and the number of nematode eggs in the effluent is better than the required standard of 1 per 10 litres.

Application: tertiary filtration in a municipal wastewater treatment plant.

Location: tourist region in Southern Europe.

You choose quality. We take care of the details.

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January, 2020 - Efficient removal of microplastics in road wastewater

The majority of microplastic contaminants enter our environment through tyre abrasion. This topic is increasingly becoming the focus of public attention, but planners and municipal decision-makers are also increasingly dealing with microplastics. Mecana Umwelttechnik GmbH offers an efficient solution to this problem with its tried and tested pile material filtration system. Our employee, Mr Andreas Schätti, summarises the results and experiences.

> Article from WWT (in German)

JULY, 2019 - Mecana develops in ITALY

The Mecana Umwelttechnik GmbH team is pleased to inform you about its new exclusive partnership with Waterspin Srl for Italy. The different applications of the Mecana OptiFiber® Pile Cloth Media Filters will be deployed by Waterspin srl to address Italy’s environmental challenges. Particularly with regards to very low TSS and low total P objectives. Both Waterspin srl and Mecana are confident to develop new waste water tertiary filtration projects in Italy, targeting existing RGFs facilities refurbishment and new tertiary filtration systems to build.

May, 2019 - Mecana develops in Qatar

The Mecana Umwelttechnik GmbH team is pleased to inform you about its new exclusive partnership with PWE Technologies W.L.L. for the State of QATAR. Both PWE Technologies and Mecana are confident to develop new waste water tertiary filtration projects in QATAR, targeting existing RGFs facilities refurbishment and new tertiary filtration systems to build.

April, 2019 - Mecana is back in Russia

Mecana Umwelttechnik, in cooperation with its exclusive Russian Distributor NPK MEDINA Filter, will provide seven SF15/75 filters to the Nevinnomyssky Azot WWTP. Some existing concrete tanks will be revamped in order to install 7 new OptiFiber® PES-13 Pile Cloth Media filters, allowing the plant to discharge less than 10 mg/l of TSS. This is a delighting Russian comeback for Mecana, thanks to its strong Russian partner NPK MEDIANA Filter and a fruitful cooperation since 2018.

March, 2019 - Mecana develops in the United ARAB EMIRATES

The Mecana team is pleased to inform you about its new exclusive partnership with ARESCO Trading Co. LLC for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Both ARESCO and Mecana are confident to develop new waste water tertiary filtration projects in the UAE, targeting existing RGFs facilities refurbishment and new tertiary filtration systems to build.

Together, ARESCO and Mecana have already rehabilitated two Rapid Gravity Filters at Dubai's Al Aweer WWTP. The new disc filters equipped with the exclusive OptiFiber® PES-13 filter cloth have been in service since the summer of 2018.

March, 2019 - Low P Objective for an Estonian lake

Thanks to the trust of aqua consult baltic OÜ, Mecana Umwelttechnik in partnership with RVT Ehitus OÜ will supply their PCMF filtration technology to the Põlva WWTP (Estonia), for 40’000 PE capacity. This will allow the plant to discharge treated water with less than 0,5 mg/l in total P.

Dun & Bradstreet Certificate

The business stability of Mecana Umwelttechnik GmbH is also reflected in the credit check by Dun & Bradstreet, Switzerland.

In this independent credit review process Mecana is awarded the top grade, an achievement reached only by the top 2% of all audited companies.

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