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  • ETG 6500 at the sewage and sludge treatment plant Acea Roma Est

    Start-up & Commissioning of the continuous analysis system ETG 6500 at the plant Acea Roma Est sewage and sludge treatment. This is the anaerobic digestion Revamping for the recovery of the biogas produced. The analysis system ETG 6500 performs continuous monitoring of the amount of methane produced during digestion in addition to measuring the concentration of Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide and ...

  • A new, important success for Flottweg

    In 2013, Flottweg SE participated in an international public tender issued by the Società ACEA SpA in Rome, and was awarded a contract for six model Z92 OSE large-scale decanter centrifuges to be used for dynamic thickening of the sludge produced by the sewage treatment plants of the Italian capital. The order for the six units is expected to be placed next spring. On the left is a picture ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • The effects of biosolid application on soil chemical properties and Zea mays nutrition

    Background: The application of biosolid as a fertilizer in agricultural cultivation is a common practice in many countries. This study investigates the effects of sewage sludge and compost usage on soil chemical properties and Zea mays nutrition in comparison with those of iron and manganese sulfate solution. The experiment was carried out in a completely randomized block design ...

  • Sludge as a flexible source of energy - a new R&D project

    EnviroChemie is a partner in the new ESiTI research project. ESiTI is a joint research project co-ordinated by the Wastewater Technology Department, Institute IWAR of the TU Darmstadt, within the framework of the ERWAS initiative funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The project runs from 01/05/2014 – 30/04/2017. Can sludge in a sewage treatment plant be used to ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Community in Erin Brockovich Film at Risk of Sewage Sludge

    SAN BERNARDINO, California, (ENS) - Four environmental groups have filed an appeal with the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors seeking to overturn the Planning Commission’s approval of an open air sewage sludge treatment facility near the community of Hinkley. The Center for Biological Diversity, Helphinkley.org, Desert Citizens Against Pollution, and the Center on Race, ...

  • Outotec to build the largest and most advanced sewage sludge thermal treatment plant in Switzerland

    Outotec has signed a contract with the City of Zürich (represented by Entsorgung und Recycling Zürich), on the design and turnkey delivery of the largest and most advanced sewage sludge thermal treatment plant in Switzerland. Outotec's contract value is nearly EUR 50 million, of which the first phase engineering will be included in Outotec's 2012 order intake, and the main delivery ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • European Commission to take Greece to court over hazardous waste

    The European Commission has decided to take legal action against Greece in two cases where EU rules to protect the environment are being violated. The cases concern hazardous waste management and bird conservation. The Commission is taking Greece to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over its failure to adopt and implement appropriate legislation for hazardous waste treatment, and over a ...

  • AquaCritox®: The World First in Sustainable Sludge Destruction

    Irish firm SCFI has successfully commercialised an innovative, unique technology to provide a sustainable solution for wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. Its product, AquaCritox®, delivers complete organic waste destruction that is fully sustainable, environmentally friendly, efficient and cost-effective. AquaCritox is especially suitable for the treatment of sewage, drinking water ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Experience the Future of Sludge treatment

    At the the upcoming 20th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference – the future of sludge treatment – the Cambi team and other professionals in the world of wastewater and sewage sludge treatment will present this industry’s latest technology and plants. The conference,  ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Biowaste challenges and opportunities in the coming decade

    Facing up to the challenges of dealing with biowastes over the next decade will need the right balance of controls and incentives to encourage the reuse of waste while protecting the environment and human health, according to the UK Environment Agency. The United Kingdom produces over 100 million tonnes of biodegradable waste every year, enough to fill approximately 25 Wembley stadiums, and most ...

  • 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

  • SCFI Launches New Online Energy Calculator For Wastewater Treatment Professionals

    SCFI has launched a new interactive calculator on its website www.scfi.eu that allows industry professionals to find out in just minutes how much energy can be recovered in their waste stream by using AquaCritox® – the world’s first sustainable sludge destruction technology. By inputting three basic figures, including annual sludge production, dry solids ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Closing the gap with efficiency potential

    GEA 2H Water Technologies has expanded the product family of its successful parallel-plate separator TUBEdek – and places key emphasis here on a maximum of diversity to make sewage processes even more cost effective. At the IFAT ENTSORGA 2012 in Munich, the company – the technologically leading manufacturer of plastic fill media for biological fixed-bed systems and sedimentation ...

  • 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

  • Supercritical water oxidation presented as alternative to incineration

    Finding environmentally benign waste disposal options is becoming more critical. A process now being commercialised, supercritical water oxidation is demonstrating extremely efficient organic waste destruction (99.99%) plus excellent environmental characteristics (none of the emissions associated with incineration). The process is especially suitable for the treatment of wastewater and sludges ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • SCFI Selected by The Artemis Project™ as a 2011 Top 50 Water Company

    SCFI today announced that it has been chosen by The Artemis Project™ as a Top 50 Water Companies Competition winner. The Irish firm was selected by leading experts in the water industry for its innovative and unique AquaCritox® technology, which provides a sustainable solution for wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. "The Artemis Top 50 is the water industry’s benchmark for ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • NACWA applauds D.C. circuit remand of key elements of EPA Sewage Sludge Incinerator (SSI) Rule

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauded the decision today of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ...

  • SCFI Receives ‘Waste to Energy’ Award

    SCFI has scooped the ‘Waste to Energy’ award for AquaCritox® – the world’s first sustainable sludge destruction technology that generates renewable energy. The company was pronounced a winner at this year’s Rushlight Awards, which were held at Church House in London’s Westminster on 1st February.   The prestigious awards, which were judged by ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • ERM-CC144: a New reference material to support element analysis in sewage sludge

    JRC-Geel has released a new sewage sludge reference material (ERM®-CC144), certified for the mass fraction of the total and aqua regia extractable content of As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn. This material can help laboratories to assess the impact of sewage sludge application on farmland.  ...

  • 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 ...

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