Anaerobic Digestion Articles

  • What is the Circular Economy? Water plays an important role in the concept that seeks to eliminate all waste

    In contrast to today’s “take-make-waste” industrial model, the circular economy produces economic growth without depleting nonrenewable resources by eliminating waste at all stages of a product’s lifecycle. The model creates significant benefits ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • An Overview of the Industries Requiring Gas Sensing

    Introduction At Edinburgh Sensors, we produce a diverse range of gas sensors for the fast, reliable and continuous detection of a range of gases that can be used across a range of industries. Our sensors are manufactured in the UK and use infrared (IR) detection technology, measuring absorption by the gas with signals present at all gas concentrations. Our IR gas sensors can be ...

  • New Fluidyne ISAM - Integrated Surge Anoxic Mix SBR Excels in Port Hood, Nova Scotia - Case Study

    We are proud to announce that Fluidyne's SBR solution was the Atlantic Canada Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Year for: Client: Municipality of the County of Inverness Solution: Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) Background: The rural coastal community of Port Hood, N.S. with a population of around 1300 people, like many other small ...


    By Fluidyne Corporation

  • Waste-to-Energy Solution for a Pharmaceutical Company

    Project: Sandoz Industrial Products S.p.A. - Novartis Group Location: Rovereto (TN), Italia Capacity: 768 m3/day Solution: Anaerobic Digestion plant and Biogas desulphurizer Background Sandoz, the generic pharmaceuticals division of Novartis, has a history spanning more than 120 years and is a worldwide, trusted leader in ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Symphony Model Based Digital Solution at City of Lebanon, PA - Case study

    Symphony Model Based Digital Solution at City of Lebanon, PA WWTP: Precise and Accurate Control Performance without any Retuning - 8 Years and Counting...  Summary The upgrade of secondary wastewater treatment plants to meet stringent nutrient effluent standards often involves the application of non-traditional solutions. This includes both process unit selection and the ...

  • What Exactly Is The Technique Of Sewage Sludge Management?

    Sewage sludge may be the end product of wastewater which includes undergone treatment. It consists of inorganic and organic materials. These materials could be a variety of materials including high concentrations of plant nutrients, pathogens and organic chemicals. Therefore, it is essential that this sludge is properly managed and treated in order that it may have a less severe environmental ...

  • Gulkevichsky Starch Factory – Global Water & Energy partnership to create a blueprint for waste reduction in the starch industry

    One of the biggest starch manufacturers in Russia, Gulkevichsky Starch Factory (KZG) doubles its corn processing capabilities and mitigates the environmental impact by installing a new wastewater treatment plant from Global Water & Energy (GWE). KZG increases its production capacity from current 120,000 tons a year and adds new quality products to its portfolio. The new wastewater ...


    By Global Water & Energy

  • New horizons for sludge

    Increasing production worldwide, higher cost for disposal, tighter restriction sludge management solutions are in high demand. New technologies are rapidly multiplying, fueled as well by sludge’s potential as a source of energy and potential for phosphorus recycling. Several drivers are contributing to the need for sludge solutions. A ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

  • DuoSphere gasholders exceed expectations - Case Study

    Location: Yakima, Washington Owner: City of Yakima Engineer: Black & Veatch Contractor: Apollo, Inc. End of Useful Life The Yakima Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) produces an average of 57.3 million cubic feet of biogas per year from their anaerobic digesters. This biogas is burned in boilers to provide heat for the plant and the anaerobic digestion process. ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Anaerobic digestion facility upgrade - Case Study

    Location: Cortland, New York Owner: City of Cortland Engineer: Cedarwood Engineering Contractor: Hubbard Construction Agent: Koester Associates, Inc. Problem Over the last several decades, the Cortland, New York, area has lost thousands of manufacturing jobs. When a large ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Biogas Derived from Food Waste AD Plant - Case Study

    STS installed the first monitor on a food waste AD plant in 2017. The plant in the UK is run by a water company and is co-located with a waste water sewage works although this is not used as feed for the Combined Heat & Power generation units. ...

  • Adding Value With Anaerobic Digestion

    Adding waste-to-energy technology to wastewater treatment produces energy that can be used to power operations Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a biological process that uses microbes to biodegrade organic matter (feedstock) in the absence of oxygen. It provides a host of benefits in the treatment of challenging wastewater streams while offering the opportunity to produce value in the ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • QED transforms customer interaction with new remote access portal

    Leading environmental sampling equipment manufacturer QED Environmental Systems has announced the launch of a new customer portal for its BIOGAS 3000 and BIOMETHANE 3000 analysers. The new portal aims to significantly reduce downtime, improve business productivity and further develop customer communications. Designed for QED customers, distributors and technical support teams, the cloud-based ...

  • Anaerobic Digesters

    Anaerobic digesters/Biogas storage tanks are widely utilized at fields of industry, agriculture or municipality. Amongst of them using anaerobic digestion to generate biogas from organic wastes is increasingly becoming one of the most important and popular utilization. The process of anaerobic digestion is used for industrial or ...


    By Center Enamel

  • Danbury’s FOG-to-fuel solution

    An innovative FOG-to-Biodiesel approach addresses a costly problem for the wastewater industry and also generates a new energy resource for treatment operations. Brian Levine of GreasezillaTM and Al Barbarotta of REA explain. Fats, oils, and grease (FOG) waste is a serious and growing problem for the wastewater industry and the environment. Every year, grease costs municipalities millions ...

  • The Water Footprint of Beef

    While production of most meat is much more water-intensive than growing vegetables, until beef production goes down, there are ways the industry can increase water efficiency According to a 2019 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), our food system accounts for approximately 33% of greenhouse gas emissions, and humanity’s ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Role of Gas Analysis in the Future of Biogas

    Although subject to fierce debate over the last few decades, there is now a global scientific consensus that the earth’s climate is warming at an unsustainable rate. Data gathered by Berkeley Earth, the Japanese Meteorological Agency, the Met Office Hadley Centre, NASA, and the NOAA National Climactic Data Centre shows a consistent trend of long-term global rising temperatures. With precise ...


    By Hiden Analytical Ltd.

  • Project Circular Buiksloterham, Amsterdam - Case Study

    In the Buiksloterham district of Amsterdam, located on the northern bank of the river IJ, 550 houses will be connected to a floating wastewater treatment plant. The “Circular Buiksloterham” project will be completed in mid-2019. The houses will be equipped with vacuum toilets which will reduce drinking water consumption. These toilets will only use 1 litre of water per flush. The ...


    By Landustrie Sneek BV

  • It`s a dirty job, but food recycling is an increasingly viable business model

    Turning trash into treasure isn't easy, but a number of companies are successfully making a business out of converting food waste into renewable energy and other products. Part of the opportunity in food recycling comes from laws that are adding food waste to the list of mandatory recyclables. Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York already have laws requiring certain businesses to separate food ...


    By Mobius

  • Raymond Blanc hotel closes food waste loop with Rocket Composter investment

    Raymond Blanc’s Michelin-starred luxury hotel and restaurant Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons has invested in composting and food waste drying technology from Macclesfield-headquartered Tidy Planet, helping the site to compost 94% of its annual food waste. The A1200 Rocket Composter is the waste solutions provider’s third largest machine and can handle up to 2.5 tonnes of ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

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