sewage effluent News

  • How Often will Sewage Spill?

    For systems with large RDII (Rain Derived Infiltration and Inflow), classical methodology for estimating loading on Waste-Water systems can be dangerous if it portrays the impression of a known ultimate design flow. The reality, for such systems, is that ultimate loads cannot be determined. The paper presents real-world modelling to enhance planning and environmental aspects, of a sewer-system ...


    By Innovyze

  • Zimbabwe engulfed by sewage

    To get to Sinikiwe MaKhumalo's doorstep in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, visitors have to step on a thin plank perched precariously over a trench that prevents sewage from flowing into her house. The 57-year-old grandmother has endured this arrangement to access her home in the city's Old Magwegwe working class suburb for the past five months after a sewer burst close to her ...


    By United Nations

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group 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 ...

  • Hose pump automates effluent sampling at Thames Water

    Manual effluent sampling automated at Mogden sewage works 6m suction lift application Pump selected for robust design dry running, self-priming capability A Bredel APEX15 hose pump from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has been installed at Thames Water’s Mogden sewage treatment works (STW). Thanks to the APEX15, final effluent samples can now be collected automatically ...

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • Compact automatic filter enables final effluent recycling

    A compact Rotork actuated automatic backwashing filter is providing reliable, efficient and economical filtration of final effluent for drum thickener washing duty at a sewage treatment works on the south coast of England. Using filtered final effluent is saving the operator the considerable cost previously incurred by the use of mains water for this duty. The Cross Phoenix Type R filter is ...


    By Rotork

  • Septic tank filters for improved effluent quality

    The big problem with septic tanks is that their soakaways block with suspended solids which are carried out of the tank and into the soakaway itself. These solids eventually ruin the soil porosity and the soakaway fails. The Wastewater Filter is fitted into the vertical part of the 'T' on the outlet pipe from the septic tank and removes up to 70% of the fine suspended solids from the discharging ...

  • Would you drink a glass of treated effluent?

    At Water & Environment 2011: CIWEM's Annual Conference, to take place on 6th and 7th April 2011, Dr Nick Voulvoulis, from the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London UK, will be addressing whether sustainable water use will mean drinking treated effluent. Dr Voulvoulis will examine the sustainability of continuing to consider drinking water and wastewater to be separate ...

  • Sensors for Effluent Monitoring Workshop - 19th July 2012

      Chelsea Technologies Group is addressing the challenges of effective monitoring of rivers, estuaries and coastal regions against outflow events from waste water treatment works and farm slurry. These challenges have been driven by the EU Bathing Waters Directive, which will introduce new tighter regulation in 2015. Chelsea's new in-situ sensors also have direct applications within ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Ensuring your biofuels effluent meets regulatory limits

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as other regulatory agencies around the world, have established limitation guidelines for discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities utilizing any type of oil and grease in their manufacturing process. However, recently several biodiesel plants in the US have been fined for illegally discharging vegetable-based oil and grease and polluting ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Hanovia Wins Korean Sewage Treatment Contracts

    UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has won contracts to supply four medium pressure UV effluent treatment systems to Yangsan City Council in South Korea. In the first contract, a PMD500 UV system has already been installed at one of the city's sewage treatment plants. The second contact, for a different sewage plant in the city, will see three more units installed in the coming months. Each of ...

  • West Bank aquifer endangered by untreated sewage

    An important water source for both Israelis and Palestinians is in danger due to pollution from sewage, a new Israeli governmental report stated. About 2.8 million people, including Palestinians and Israeli settlers, live in the West Bank, but 'due to conflicts and economic problems, the effluents of more than two million people do not go through efficient pollution treatment', the report by the ...


    By IRIN

  • GBP 13,500 fine for Scottish sewage spill

    A sheriff at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today (22 February 2008) imposed a £13,500 fine on Veolia Water Outsourcing Ltd (previously known as Thames Water Services limited) the operators of Seafield Sewage Treatment Works. This followed Veolia’s guilty plea to causing or permitting Scottish Water to discharge screened sewage effluent to the Firth of Forth from Albert Road Pumping Station. SEPA ...

  • Water company fined for discharging sewage into Tamar estuary

    South West Water has been ordered to pay £58,375 in fines and costs for discharging sewage into a tributary of the Tamar estuary. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The offences were committed at the company’s Camels Head treatment works that treats sewage from 40,000 people and operates under an Environmental Permit designed to protect human health and the environment. ...

  • Koyambedu Sewage Treatment Plant CHP - Biogas Production

    Established in 1979, Enviro Control Associates (I) Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading Indian companies operating in the domain of Environmental Engineering. The company has a strong foothold in water treatment, sewage treatment, effluent treatment, municipal solid waste management, tertiary treatment and biogas based energy ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Don`t waste sewage - it`s a resource

    The way we treat sewage needs to undergo a revolution on the same scale as we have seen attitudes change to household rubbish and industrial waste. That was the core message of an event hosted by consultants Aqua Enviro this week. While the value of most other resources is widely recognised, we tend to have a devil-may-care attitude to water consumption in the UK, perhaps in part due to the ...

  • English water company prosecuted for sewage spill

    South West Water has been ordered to pay GBP 11,875 in fines and costs after sewage overflowed from a North Devon pumping station into a tributary of the River Taw. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. An Agency officer visited Landkey Pumping Station near Barnstaple on August 27, 2007 to investigate a reported pollution incident. On arrival he saw screened sewage discharging from the ...

  • Cities need $20 billion for sewage treatment

    Canadian cities and communities need upwards of $20 billion over the next two decades to clean up waste water treatment facilities that are threatening the public health of Canadians, states a confidential Environment Canada document. "The environmental performance of many waste water systems is not adequate, putting human and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Effluent Water Treatment Plants in Chennai Tamilnadu RRR ENVIRO SYSTEMS, Chennai

    ETP Plant in Chennai-We are manufacturing of 10 KLD To 300 KLD in ETP Treatment Scheme: Raw Effluent Bar screenCollection/neutralization tank  Flash mixerflocculationprimary settling tank aeration tank Secondary settling tank Clarified water tankpressure sand filterActivated carbon filter Treated water collection tank treated water disposal / re use for gardening purpose Specifications ...


    By RRR ENVIRO SYSTEMS

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