wastewater sludge minimisation Articles

  • Sewage sludge minimisation by means of wet oxidation: process performance and economic sustainability

    Today, several technologies and management strategies are proposed and applied in WWTPs to minimise sludge production and contamination and their techno–economic feasibility has to be carefully evaluated. In this work (which is being conducted within the European Union project 'ROUTES'), based on bench results, a mass balance was drawn for a WWTP (500,000 PE), where it was supposed to install a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pollutants in Urban Wastewater and Sewage Sludge

    Untitled Document Executive Summary Water policy in the European Union is aiming to promote sustainable water use and a major ...

  • The reuse of wastewater and sludge for cultivation of forestry trees in desert areas in Greece

    Processed wastewaters and sludges can be used in the irrigation of forest and desert areas for the cultivation of different plant species. Their use in the reforestation of desert areas is particularly interesting because it not only addresses the important modern problems of water shortage and desertification, but also reduces the pollution of aquatic ecosystems that are used as the final ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Wastewater Solutions for a hospital in Libya case study

    Continuing the trend of significant growth in Libya for WPL Ltd and El Zulal, the most recent development has been to provide wastewater treatment solutions for a hospital near Ubari. These facilities were provided as part of a co-operation project between El Zulal and the Libyan Government. El Zulal are the local expert distributors and installers for WPL's ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • The role of respirometry in maximising aerobic treatment plant efficiency

    Wastewater treatment plants are coming under increasing pressure to increase their efficiency of operation. There are two objectives in this. The first is to reduce the cost of treatment. The second is a response to new legislation aimed at reducing the carryover of toxic materials to receiving waters. In order to achieve this, it is necessary to focus on the pivotal role of bacterial respiration ...

  • E.On on-site sewage treatment plant (Ratcliffe-on-Soar)

    Located in Nottinghamshire, E.On's Ratcliffe-on-Soar facility is one of the most efficient coal fired power stations in the UK. With a total generation capacity of 2,000MW it produces enough electricity to meet the needs of approximately 2 million people. In March 2008 WPL were contacted by E.On to enquire about a replacement sewage treatment solution to serve personnel located at the site's ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • E.On on-site sewage treatment plant (Ratcliffe-on-Soar) case study

    Located in Nottinghamshire, E.On's Ratcliffe-on-Soar facility is one of the most efficient coal fired power stations in the UK. With a total generation capacity of 2,000MW it produces enough electricity to meet the needs of approximately 2 million people. In March 2008 WPL were contacted by E.On to enquire about a replacement sewage treatment ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Water recycling project - Durban South Africa

    1. Overview and key points South Africa’s first private water recycling project, operating on a 20 year Buy-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis has turned out to be a success. Constructed in order to treat Durban’s wastewater, it provides a good example of Public Private Partnership (PPP), where appropriate wastewater treatment technology was used in order to provide effluent of a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Adapter bacteria control oil spill in bulk

    Introduction Microbac was called in to advise on a required treatment for an integrated bulk oil handling facility and sea-land terminal, receiving, storing and shipping a wide variety of liquid fuels, inorganic chemicals and petrochemicals, many of which are toxic to microorganisms. The variable and complex waste streams from tank truck cleaning, ballast and tank cleaning discharges from ...


    By Microbac Ltd

  • Urban sustainability issues — Resource-efficient cities: good practice

    Our current pattern of resource use is leading to the depletion and, consequently, scarcity of natural resources (1), the degradation of ecosystems and volatile and increasing prices of natural resources. On a planet with finite resources, the challenge is to find a way of delivering greater value and more services with fewer inputs (EC, 2011a). Resources are defined as raw materials, such as ...

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