Anaerobic and Energy Recovery Technologies


Anaerobic Technologies

Aquatec Maxcon is a leading provider of anaerobic technologies for a variety of applications, with over 47 years’ experience in the field. From high rate anaerobic treatment processes for industrial wastewater treatment applications to more conventional municipal digestion processes, Aquatec Maxcon have access to a wide variety of proprietary and in-house technologies. We conduct extensive research and development in our laboratory as well as field pilot trials to continually improve our technologies.

Aquatec Maxcon have also built dedicated Waste to Energy facilities which provide municipalities with reduced biosolid disposal costs in addition to additional revenue streams by co-digesting wastes, thereby reducing greenhouse gases by preventing organic waste going to landfill.

Anaerobic technogies are of interest in the following applications:

 Smiths  Visy  YVW 1
Smiths Snackfoods WRP Visy WWTP Yarra Valley WTE

Key Installations

Municipal Installations


Coombabah STP

Industrial Installations

Tooheys WWTP
 IC Pilot Plant Small
IC Pilot Plant
 pilot plant
AFR Pilot Plant


Products and Services

Aquatec Maxcon has 50 years of experience in treating water and wastewater for both municipal and industrial applications.

A leader of the water industry, Aquatec Maxcon has introduced a range of innovative process technologies to Australia including the first UASB, IC Reactor, Membrane Bioreactor and Circox Reactor. We have a successful track record in introducing new technologies and have diligently supported their implementation within Australian conditions.

Aquatec Maxcon Pty Ltd is part of the Aquatec Maxcon Group which provides a vertically integrated range of in-house services including:

Aquatec Maxcon has established and maintains a dedicated service department for scheduled maintainence and breakdown services.

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