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  • Sewage project generates renewable gas

    British households are today cooking and heating their homes with renewable gas produced from human waste. Biomethane gas from the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, a joint venture between Thames Water, British Gas and Scotia Gas Networks, will produce enough renewable gas to supply up to 200 homes. The Didcot sewage project marks an important milestone in the UK's efforts to decarbonise the ...

  • Electricity from Sewage in India

    Waste-to-Wire: Electricity from Sewage India’s newly elected government’s agenda on sanitation and sewage treatment is intent towards improving the socio-economic spheres of our times.  Financial schemes from the central government to build sewage treatment plants, river cleaning programmes and providing clean sanitation facility for all are indicators of enterprising ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Green sewage plant could be powered by its own waste gas

    Engineers in the US are using rocket-thruster technology to create a self-powered sewage treatment process that also reduces greenhouse gas emissions.  Using microbes to break down sewage produces nitrous oxide and methane, which contribute to climate change. Now a team at Stanford University in Califronia hopes to increase production of these gases so the methane can be used as fuel and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sewage Treatment Plant in Vienna Decides on Flottweg Decanters

    As part of a Europe-wide call for tenders, Flottweg was awarded a contract from the ebswien main sewage treatment facility for five model Z92 decanter centrifuges. The total order volume is over three million Euros. The main sewage treatment plant in Vienna will be equipped with five Flottweg Decanters. "E_OS – Energie_Optimierung-Schlammbehandlung" (energy optimization and sludge ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • 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

  • Sewage-powered energy centre to serve athletes and residents

    North America's first neighbourhood energy centre that uses sewage to create enough heat and hot water for the Olympic village and thousands of new homes and businesses in southeast False Creek was switched on Thursday. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said the US$30 million False Creek Energy Centre located under the south end of the Cambie Bridge 'would keep 2,800 athletes and officials warm ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • At the leading edge of sewage biogas - now and a century ago

    In the city which built the UK's first anaerobic digester in 1895 and had sewage-gas street lighting around the 1900s, today's state-of-the-art sewage biogas analysis equipment is monitoring today's biogas at South West Water's Countess Wear Sewage Treatment Works in Exeter. On watch Countess Wear's sludge reception centre serves more than ...


    By Geotech

  • NYC closer to turning sewage into energy - by Leon Kaye

    New York City is the only city in the US that never sleeps.  It is also one city that often smells, especially in the summer.  One reason is the city’s aging sewage system, to which the city’s 8 million residents contribute 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater daily. All that wastewater goes through several processes ...


    By 3BL Media

  • New anaerobic technology for wastewater pre-treatment in the Warstein sewage treatment plant

    The new plant for anaerobic wastewater pre-treatment in the Warstein sewage treatment plant has been in successful operation since July. It is equipped with a new Biomar anaerobic reactor developed by EnviroChemie. In this new biological plant, the brewery wastewater is pre-treated anaerobically, at the same time generating biogas. The installed Biomar AHPx bioreactor is particularly suitable for ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Dosing upgrades enhance process performance at Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works

    Three separate upgrades to the chemical dosing plant at Thames Water’s Hogsmill Sewage Treatment Works in Surbiton near Kingston-upon-Thames have improved efficiency and performance at the site and are also designed to meet the latest phosphate discharge consents into the River Thames. Working with partners, the upgrades were designed, built and installed by chemical dosing specialist, Gee & ...

  • $8.6m of new funds for water, energy and sewage projects in the Latin America and the Caribbean

    The Inter-American Development Bank’s Infrastructure Investment Fund (InfraFund) approved a total of US$8.6 million for 18 technical cooperation projects and leveraged counterpart and other resources worth a total of $4.9 million in 2007. The Infrafund’s mission is to target critical infrastructure needs in Latin America and the Caribbean by helping private, public and mixed-capital organizations ...

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010: What to do with sewage sludge?

    In recent years China has developed into one of the world’s biggest markets for sewage treatment. According to the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection, over 20 billion euros was invested by the end of 2008 in around 1,550 sewage plants in the People's Republic. Together these facilities process 86 million tons of sewage each day. 'Despite the high level of expenditure on cleaning the ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • IFAT CHINA 2008 - Solutions for handling mountains of sewage sludge

    China is facing huge problems because of an ever growing quantity of sewage sludge – the country urgently needs practical, ecological and economic solutions to deal with the situation. China is therefore looking abroad to see how foreign know-how and efficient technologies can be used. All of which will be showcased at the environmental trade fair IFAT CHINA, which takes place in Shanghai from 23 ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • MagneGas Announces New Sewage Refinery Complete, Undergoing Municipal Testing

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has completed the manufacture of its first industrial scale 500 KwH Plasma Arc Flow™ recycler for the sterilization of highly infected liquid waste such as municipal or farm bio ...


    By Marketwire

  • Congressional briefing on combined sewage overflows: challenges and innovations - May 16

    In its 2004 Report to Congress on CSOs and SSOs, EPA estimated that the costs associated with controlling these overflows in the next 20 years totaled nearly $140 billion ($50.6 billion and $88 billion respectively). These costs have likely risen dramatically over the past decade, and in addition the severity and length of the economic downturn could not have been foreseen. No one doubts that ...

  • €60 million to help modernise Zagreb’s water and sewage system

    The EBRD is lending €60 million to the Zagreb water company to help finance capital investments in the city’s water and sewer network in order to reduce water leakages and improve the service for a growing number of local residents. The EBRD finance is being provided to Zagrebacki Holding, a multi-purpose municipal service company wholly-owned by the City of Zagreb, under the EBRD’s A/B loan ...

  • On Gas Watch 24/7

    Biogas produced by the United Utilities anaerobic digestion sludge plant at Lancaster (Stodday) waste water-treatment runs a brand new 525kW combined heat and power (CHP) engine generating electricity and now operating 24/7. It joins an existing 325kW engine already in service for three years. In addition to biogas from the Stodday mesophilic anaerobic digester, a new enzymic hydrolyser increases ...


    By Geotech

  • Up to 40% more biogas as new Cellruptor give mossive boost to the AD of sewage sludge

    Eco-Solids International’s new Cellruptor technology can enhance the anaerobic digestion (AD) of sewage sludge to generate a massive 25% to 40% extra gas. A highly efficient and extremely cost-effective pre-treatment, Cellruptor’s cell-disintegration technology utilises AD to dramatically improve the operational and process economic dynamics of treating sewage and wastewater sludges. ...


    By Ecosolids International Ltd

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