municipal sewage sludge treatment News

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By Weltec Biopower GmbH

  • Cambi Awarded Contract for Anyang Sewage Treatment Plant Project

    Posco E&C, one of South Korea's largest EPC Turnkey contractors, has awarded Cambi a contract for a Cambi B12 Thermal Hydrolysis Process plant (CambiTHP TM ) for the Anyang Sewage Treatment and co-digestion Project. The CambiTHP TM system will treat all the sludge from a new underground wastewater treatment plant serving 700,000 people in the municipality of Anyang, one of 15 satellite cities ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • NACWA files petition for reconsideration and stay of final sewage sludge incineration rule with EPA

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) today filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting reconsideration and a stay of the Clean Air Act (CAA) maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards for municipal sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs) (“Standards of ...

  • Pioneering sludge dryer produces dry fuel for Yorkshire water wastewater treatment works

    Water treatment and management specialists Aqualogy, have supplied and installed a state of the art sludge dryer for Yorkshire Water. The first of its kind to produce a dry fuel on a wastewater treatment works, the dryer is one of a series of key innovations as part of Yorkshire Water’s ambitious large-scale R&D project on advanced thermal conversion. As a main player in the water ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • MSE Hiller offering sludge dewatering

    MSE Hiller specialise in the supply of High performance sludge dewatering equipment to the Water and Wastewater treatment Industries. Effluents may be clarified and sludges dewatered or thickened using Hiller centrifuges at process rates of 1 to 150 m3/hr. A fleet of mobile hire units, some with lime stabilisation plants, are available to rent for temporary sludge dewatering duties at cusomers’ ...


    By MSE Hiller Limited

  • Great Lakes Fouled by Raw Sewage

    TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, (ENS) - Detroit, Michigan is at the bottom of the class, performing the worst of 20 cities graded by a Canadian environmental group in a Report Card on how well they manage their sewage. Sierra Legal released its first Great Lakes Sewage Report Card today, an investigative report that analyzes the performance of 20 cities in the Great Lakes ...

  • Thermophilic sludge digestion pilot for Durban (SA)

    Thermophilic digestion of sewage sludge can increase the energy recovery at waste water treatment works (WWTW) to reach energy self-sufficiency. By increasing the digestion temperature to 52 – 55°C, higher efficiencies can be achieved. For a utility, this translates in potential additional income from electricity production by a CHP, lower polymer consumption and lower sludge disposal ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Pre-filtering saves 50% investment in sewage plant

    The Saulekilen Sewage Plant in Arendal, south of Norway, increases its capacity from 45000 p.e. to 80000 p.e. with a new process design. By using a first filter stage combined with compact biofilters, the new plant fits inside the old one. This reduces investments by NOK 25 mill. (USD 4 mill.), which is approximately half the cost of a conventional treatment plant. Filters at entrance ...


    By Biowater Technology AS

  • SFPUC demonstrates innovative technology that recycles harmful sewage

    A pilot project at The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC) Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant is the first plant in California to demonstrate a new technology that removes phosphorus and other nutrients from wastewater and recycles them into environmentally-safe commercial fertilizer. The technology was developed by Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, ...

  • Finnchain Delivered 128 Scraper Systems to Athens Municipal WWTP in Psyttalia

    In 2001 FINNCHAIN and JOINT VENTURE (THEMELIODOMI S.A. - ELLINIKI TECHNODOMIKI S.A. - ATHENA S.A. - PASSAVANT MASCHINENTECHNIK GmbH - GIOVANNI PUTIGNANO & FIGLI S.R.L.) signed a contract for delivery of 128 Finnchain scraper systems to Psyttalia Wastewater Treatment Plant. The main reasons for this decision were FINNCHAIN's long experience and know-how of non-metallic chain scrapers and ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority to Upgrade Sewage Infrastructure

    Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) has agreed to make major upgrades, improve inspections and cleaning of existing facilities within the Puerto Nuevo system and continue improvements to its systems island-wide. The Puerto Nuevo sewer system serves the municipalities of San Juan, ...

  • Russian water and wastewater treatment market in full recovery

    The economic downturn had a moderate impact on the development of water and wastewater treatment market in Russia. However, the recovery has already started supported by financial programmes, increasing private investments in municipal and industrial sectors as well as urgent need to rehabilitate old and inefficient infrastructure. In fact, the Russian water and wastewater sector has been ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Large Meat Processor Exceeds Wastewater Treatment Limitations Using Existing Facilities

    Wastewater from a meat processing plant is a complex mixture of all sorts containing excrements, blood, cleaning and flushing water as well as wastewater from hygiene systems.  Nordfjord Kjott in Stryn, Norway was no different.  Nordfjord was having compliance issues with effluent equivilent to the sewage of 35,000 inhabitants being discharged to the municipality.  In addition, the ...


    By Biowater Technology AS

  • Frost & Sullivan: Russian water and wastewater treatment market in full recovery

    The economic downturn had a moderate impact on the development of water and wastewater treatment market in Russia. However, the recovery has already started supported by financial programmes, increasing private investments in municipal and industrial sectors as well as urgent need to rehabilitate old and inefficient infrastructure. In fact, the Russian water and wastewater sector has been ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Complex biological wastewater treatment plant expanded during normal operation

    With its headquarters in the Lake Constance region, fruit processing company Fidel Dreher manufactures a range of juices, concentrates and purées. As a by-product of handling apples, the facility produces approximately 136,500 m³ of wastewater each year, which – until now – has been treated in batches by means of an aerobic biological cleaning process and discharged ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Delmar’s new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility unveiled

    Delmar’s new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility was unveiled today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included dignitaries from Delaware, Maryland, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. They were joined by representatives from local construction and engineering companies who worked for more than a year to transform the outdated facility to an innovative, effective ...

  • New generation treatment plant selects Rotork for electric control valve actuation

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for a demanding duty involving continuous modulation at what is described as a “new generation” waste water treatment plant in southwest France. The plant is one of the largest in France as well as one of the most energy efficient. Designed for increased rainwater and effluent treatment ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Ecosphere announces global licensing opportunities for Ozonix(R) Water Treatment Technology

    Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a water engineering, technology licensing and innovative U.S. manufacturing company, today announced a list of available industries and applications where its patented Ozonix(R) technology can be licensed to replace harmful liquid chemicals in water treatment operations around the world. "Following the successful rollout of our patented Ozonix(R) ...

  • BCR Environmental, State and Local Officials Open Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Facility

    BCR Environmental today joined state and local officials in commissioning its industry-revolutionizing Neutralizer facility at the Haines City Wastewater Treatment Facility. This sustainable plant, developed in partnership with Haines City, recycles organic waste to produce a natural, high-quality product for agriculture use. The system was retrofitted into the ...

  • Clean water needs will drive the liquid treatment and flow control markets to $338 billion

    Demand for clean water will drive the water treatment and flow control markets in the next several decades. The growth in equipment and consumables for process liquid treatment and flow will grow at a slightly lower rate. The forecasts for equipment and consumables tracked in McIlvaine Company's liquid and flow market reports are for growth higher than GDP. The 2020 forecasts for specific ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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