anaerobic wwtp Articles

  • Anaerobic digestion and thermal hydrolysis to reduce production of sludge in WWTPs

    Abstract Mesophilic and thermophilic digestion of primary and activated sludge was investigated in lab scale reactors. Mixed primary and activated sludge was digested in one experiment and activated sludge was digested alone in another. The same gas yield, COD and dry solids reduction was obtained with both mesophilic and thermophilic digestion. However, more dissolved COD was found after ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Low energy mixing to optimize anaerobic digestion at the Kitchener WWTP

    The existing Kitchener Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is a conventional secondary treatment facility, with a rated capacity of 122,745 mVd. The plant is comprised of two separate secondary treatment plants (Plant 1 and Plant 2) served by a common headworks facilities and primary clarifier facilities. Plant 1 was constructed in the early 1960s and Plant 2 was constructed in the mid-1970s. Both ...

  • Two-phase anaerobic digestion for class a biosolids at moccasin bend WWTP

    The Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) provides treatment for the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee and the surrounding region. The City has completed upgrades to the solids handling facilities to treat and dewater the primary solids and waste activated sludge (WAS) from the WWTP. This paper summarizes the process to handle the primary solids and the start-up process. Primary solids ...

  • Case study: Municipal WWTP

    OverviewAn urgent improvement of the effluent quality of the old existing WWTP of Yavne was required by the Environmental Ministry of Israel. RequirementEffluent from the Yavne WWTP used to be discharged into a river which flows into the Mediterranean Sea. Years of inadequate treatment in two extensive ponds caused severe pollution. As a result, the Environmental ...

  • Aerator solution for WWTP

    IN 1990, CIRCUIT ENGINEERING began importing the Aire-02 Triton Aerators from the United States. With over 60 000 installations of the Air-02 Aerators currently in operation worldwide, Aeration Industries is one of the world's leading aerator companies. This month. Water&Sanitation Africa spoke to Ryan Beswick, director of Circuit Environmental Engineering, to find out more about these ...

  • WWTP Yavne, Israel A Case Study

    Case Study: Municipal WWTPClient: Municipality of Yavne, IsraelStart Up: September 2005Capacity: 6,000 m3/d Overview An urgent improvement of the effluent quality of the old existing WWTP of Yavne was required by the Environmental Ministry of Israel. Requirement Effluent from the Yavne WWTP used to be discharged into a river ...

  • Influence of phenylacetic acid pulses on anaerobic digestion performance and archaeal community structure in WWTP sewage sludge digesters

    The effect of phenylacetic acid (PAA) pulses on anaerobic digestion (AD) performance and archaeal community structure was evaluated in anaerobic digesters treating sewage sludge from a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Four pilot-scale continuous stirred tank reactors were set up at a full-scale municipal WWTP in Santiago de Chile, and fed with either primary or mixed sewage sludge. AD ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The effect of different mesophilic temperatures during anaerobic digestion of sludge on the overall performance of a WWTP in Sweden

    This project was initiated to evaluate the effect of alternative process temperatures to 38 °C at the anaerobic digestion step in a Swedish wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) treating mixed sludge. The efficiency of the different temperatures was evaluated with respect to biogas production, volume of sludge produced and nutrient content in the reject water to find the optimum temperature for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Biosolids composting at the Borough of Mechanicsburg, PA WWTP

    The Borough of Mechanicsburg, located in central Pennsylvania, was experiencing challenges in finding sufficient agricultural fields to continue the beneficial use of their anaerobically digested liquid wastewater treatment plant Class B biosolids. At the time, the only alternative available was dewatering and going to landfill, which is significantly more expensive. Due to environmental ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Mixers and Flowmakers: Mixers at Bremen-Seehausen WWTP

    Treatment of 50 million cubic meters of wastewater per year - find more information on their website. Landia has a total of 26 submersible mixers operating at this plant. 10 mixers in the denitrification (BNR = biological nutrient removal) process, 6 of them in the denitrification tanks, 4 of them in effluent channels leading to these tanks for mixing of ...


    By Landia

  • First Application of the Babe Process at ‘S-Hertogenbosch WWTP

    ABSTRACTProblems with meeting nitrogen standards at the ‘s-Hertogenbosch WWTP in The Netherlands led to an examination of a number of technologies to improve the performance. A new side stream process, called BABE, was selected after an feasibility study. In September 2005, the BABE process went into operation. The first-ever application of this innovative process has proved successful. The ...

  • Energy Neutral” Is More Than Just a Buzzword for WWTPs

    Could all wastewater treatment plants someday become energy neutral? The goal may sound unobtainable, but with the right technology, investments, and innovation it may not be. According to the American Biogas Council, the wastewater sector consumes 22 terawatt hours of electrical energy each year, but has the potential to generate 851 trillion BTU of ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Waste-to-Energy Upgrade for Chicken Processing WWTP - Case Study

    When one of Italy’s top chicken producers needed to increase production while lowering costs, it turned to Fluence for a waste-to-energy upgrade to its existing WWTP. When one of Italy’s top agro-food processors wanted to expand its operations, it faced some difficult challenges, including reducing operational costs and producing an effluent that would meet strict European Union ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • THyPAD – From Pilot to Full Scale Application at Hamar WWTP

    During 2001-2003 the city and county of San Francisco completed a two-year pilot study of pretreatment processes to mesophilic anaerobic digestion for improved biosolids stabilization and production of biosolids suitable for unrestricted reuse (class A biosolids). The pre-treatment options investigated included:   1. A thermophilic (55 °C; TP) process with 5 days hydraulic retention time (HRT).   ...

  • THTPAD from pilot to full scale application at Hamar WWTP

    THTPAD?? Cambi Thermal Hydrolysis Temperature Phased Anaerobic Digestion Idea – to combine benefits of Cambi thermal hydrolysis and get some biological hydrolysis too from TPAD Aim – to get 70% VSR Cambi, Chronology, Location and Capacity 11 years since first operational plant 10 operational projects treating ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Municipal WWTP Digester Cleanout - Cambridge, Ohio (Wastewater Treatment) - Case Study

    THE CHALLENGE Cambridge, OH is a small town of 13,000 residents. Tim Wheatley, Superintendent of the Water Pollution Control Center operates a 3 MGD activated sludge plant at about 80% of its capacity. The plant recently switched from anaerobic digesters to an aerobic digester. They had been dewatering Iheir sludge on four vacuum assisted drying beds housed in a large shed. Alternatively, ...

  • Municipal WWTP Digester Cleanout - Jekyll Island, Georgia - Case Study

    Coastal Georgia's Jekyll Island Stale Park, a popular vacation destination, is also home to about 750 permanent residents. John Day, Superintendent of the Water and Wastewater plants, operates the Jekyll Island Authority's I MGD wastewater treatment plant. Structural modifications and improvements to the plant's two anaerobic digesters were scheduled for early 2004. The job was publicly bid and ...

  • Model-based control structure design of a full-scale WWTP under the retrofitting process

    The anoxic–oxic (A/O) municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) of Manresa (Catalonia, Spain) was studied for a possible conversion to an anaerobic/anoxic/oxic (A2/O) configuration to promote enhanced biological phosphorus removal. The control structure had to be redesigned to satisfy the new necessity to control phosphorus concentration, besides ammonium and nitrate concentrations ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Two Year Case Study of Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) At Broomfield, Co WWTP

    The City & County of Broomfield wastewater treatment plant secondary treatment processes were upgraded to a new biological nutrient removal process described as Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) back in 2003 using a moving bed plastic carrier element to help grow the biomass. This allows the existing aerobic reactors to maintain nitrification during year round operation while ...

  • Cambi thermal hydrolysis combined with thermophilic/mesophilic digestion - from pilot to full scale application at Hamar Wwtp

    ABSTRACTDuring 2001-2003 the city and county of San Francisco completed a two-year pilot study of pre-treatment processes to mesophilic anaerobic digestion for improved biosolids stabilization and production of biosolids suitable for unrestricted  reuse (class A biosolids). The pre-treatment options investigated included: A thermophilic (55 °C; TP) process with 5 days hydraulic ...


    By Cambi Group AS

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