A fast-growing sewer network and the disposal of untreated or poorly treated wastewater in natural waterways can lead to dramatic consequences on biodiversity, the quality of our water resources and the health and safety of people.
With rapid urbanisation and development, and increasing environmental pressure on industrial emissions, there is an increasing pressure on municipalities to find safer and more sustainable solutions to prevent odour, protect existing and new infrastructure, and improve wastewater treatment performance.
While wastewater management and pollution prevention are a priority, waste-to-energy programs are increasingly needed to improve the productivity of treatment facilities by maximising the economics of biogas generation from anaerobic systems.
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Calix ACTI-Mag is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce hydrogen sulphide generation, and eliminate odour issues from wastewater.Find out more
Calix ACTI-Mag can increase the quality and quantity of the biogas coming from anaerobic systems, and provide a significant economic boost for water authorities.Find out more
Calix ACTI-Mag slowly releases hydroxyl ions, which breakdown low-density, large-chain fatty acids that can then be readily digested by bacteria in wastewater.Find out more
PROTECTA-Mag prevents corrosion by raising surface pH, thus neutralising acids and inhibiting the formation of acid-producing bacteria. PROTECTA-Mag offers an innovative and cost-effective solution for corrosion prevention in horizontal sewer assets.Find out more
Calix ACTI-Mag supports bacteria and speeds up the breakdown of complex organic chains into smaller units – resulting in improving Biochemical/Chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD/COD) in the final effluent.Find out more
Calix AQUA-Cal+ is also being developed as part of a treatment regime to restore freshwater systems suffering from a lack of oxygen, phosphate and nitrogen overload leading to the blue-green algae outbreaks.Find out more
Calix ACTI-Mag can enhance the removal of Phosphorus (P) and Nitrogen (N) from wastewater.Find out more
Calix is able to offer better service, reliability and performance to its customers because it controls the entire production process from mining of raw materials, processing and production.
Calix owns and operates a mine in South Australia as well as production, testing facilities and manufacturing plants. The ability to hydrate our high surface area MgO in our patented, close-to customer facilities creates multiple benefits for our customers and local communities.
Our AS/NZS ISO 9001 certified quality system and safety, health and environmental management system are vital elements of our engineering and quality services.
Calix’s solutions are manufactured using Calix Technology, which involves grinding minerals to particles around one thousandth of a millimetre in size, and then “flash” heating them in a very short time at up to 1.000 degrees Celsius. As trapped gases in the mineral “bubble out” of the particles, we snap freeze them in a very high energy state, leaving a very porous, honey-comb-like structure.
New materials produced by Calix Technology are proving to have similar properties to highly active nano-materials, without the safety concerns and high cost, but with all the benefits. This means it has the high reactivity of nano-material, without the potential health and handling issues.
Calix has its own direct delivery, service and support capabilities and also has an established a network of local distributors and partners that can provide the best solution for your specific needs and ensure you receive excellent customer service and support.
Calix’s solutions for Municipalities help us contribute to many global goals, particularly SDG 6 – reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimising release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally.
Our Sustainability Series dives deeper into each of these challenges and explains how Calix contributes.Read our Sustainability Series
Calix supports WaterAid programs to facilitate access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest and most marginalised communities.
This partnership with WaterAid aligns perfectly with our purpose and the reason to why we exist “We Solve Global Challenges” and with our core value of “positive impact”.Visit Wateraid website