I-Phyc News

The true cost of new P-removal infrastructure

The true cost of new P-removal infrastructure

Every few decades, infrastructure needs to be upgraded. This is true in every industry, but for sectors with annual budgets, like the water industry, it can be hard to justify the long-term investment required to replace obsolete infrastructure that is no longer fit...

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The power of micro algae in water treatment

The power of micro algae in water treatment

I-Phyc has established an approach to wastewater treatment that harnesses the natural power of micro algae. Here, Dr Thea Ekins-Coward, Chief Scientific Officer at I-Phyc, provides an overview of the organisations’ technology and dives deep into the applications of...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate all women working in very male dominated positions, but we are especially celebrating the women that work at I-Phyc and specifically out Chief Scientific Officer Dr Thea Ekins-Coward. Overcoming severe injuries in a lab accident in 2016, she has...

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Announcement regarding Dr. Dan Murray

Announcement regarding Dr. Dan Murray

Dr. Dan Murray, who founded the company in 2012 and now the company’s CTO, has decided to re-focus his incredible talents in other areas of algal science and will be leaving full-time employment at I-Phyc. Dan had the foresight, drive and ambition to develop a...

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I-Phyc in Drain Trader UK

I-Phyc in Drain Trader UK

I-Phyc has been talking to Drain Trader UK about how the water industry can get to Net Zero with a little help from Algae and I-Phyc… Read more here.

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I-Phyc featured in Institute of Water Magazine

I-Phyc featured in Institute of Water Magazine

I-Phyc has been featured in the latest issue of the quarterly Institute of Water Magazine. The article centres on the pros and cons of different artificial and natural wastewater treatment techniques, including the algae-based methods employed by I-Phyc. Read more on...

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I-Phyc in Scope Newsletter

I-Phyc in Scope Newsletter

Last month Peter Vale, Severn Trent Water UK and UKWIR (UK Water Industry Research) presented to European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform the I-Phyc technology of removing unwanted nutrients from municipal wastewater with Low/Zero carbon footprint. We are mentioned in...

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Chemical vs Bio-P removal: Pros & Cons

Chemical vs Bio-P removal: Pros & Cons

You may have heard of Bio-P removal, now there is a new Bio-P process of removing Phosphorus from wastewater using algae rather than the traditional chemical approach.  But how do the two methods compare, and what are their pros and cons?  Andrew Best of I-Phyc...

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A major new project running with world-leading experts

A major new project running with world-leading experts

I-Phyc are collaborating with world-leading experts in Computational Fluid Dynamics to optimise the use of algae to remove Phosphorous, Ammonia and other contaminants from tertiary sewage wastewater The aim of this project is to apply advanced flow modelling and...

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