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  • Sewage plant or power house - new technology turns sewage into energy

    Penn State researchers have developed technology that combines bacterial degradation of waste water with energy extracted from the salt-water fresh-water gradient to produce power anywhere. Production of energy from the difference between salt water and fresh water is most convenient near the oceans, but using an ammonium bicarbonate salt solution, Penn State ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rotork valve actuators in ‘landmark’ waste water treatment project

    Rotork IQPro intelligent electric valve actuation technology will assist the operation of the largest and most advanced waste water treatment, water reuse and sludge treatment plant in the Middle East. Described as a ‘landmark’ project, the Doha North Sewage Treatment Works in Qatar has a peak waste water treatment design capacity of 439,000 cubic meters per day, ...


    By Rotork

  • World’s largest drilling mud treatment plant on the verge of commissioning

    At this year’s IFAT – World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management in Munich – econ industries presents once more its proven and resource-conserving technology VacuDry to an international audience. An important issue is the construction progress of the world’s largest treatment plant for drilling mud ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Peristaltic Pump Technology Replaces Timer Controlled Valves at Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works and Improves Primary Sludge Consistency

    Two Watson-Marlow Bredel SPX50 hose pumps have been installed at Dwr Cymru -Welsh Water’s Lavister Waste Water Treatment Works in North Wales., significantly improving system performance at the site. The pumps were installed during October 2006 and have delivered trouble-free operation since installation. Prior to the installation of the SPX50s, auto-desludging of the primary tanks at the ...

  • Global 8 Environmental Technologies Signs Letter of Intent With TecSul in Brazil to Help Deploy Innovative Wastewater Treatment

    Global 8 Environmental Technologies Inc. (http://www.g8et.com/) (PINKSHEETS: GBLE) has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with TecSul Projetos e Agronegócios of Concórdia, SC, Brazil on the adoption of innovative wastewater treatment technology. Wastewater from sewage, ...

  • 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

  • Custom-Made Technologies - International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology highlights ways to meet the challenges of the national and International water management industry

    The challenges in the international water and liquid waste industry are diverse. From a global point of view, the chief task is ensuring that about a sixth of humanity can have access to clean water in the first place. Viewed locally, the industrially advanced countries, in particular, such as those in the European Union, could be directed to rely on the development of ultra-modern technologies ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • Cranfield to develop innovative waterless toilet that turns waste into energy

    Cranfield University is to develop a waterless, hygienic toilet with the potential to transform the lives of the 2.5 billion people worldwide without access to basic sanitation, thanks to $800,000 funding from the ‘Reinvent the Toilet Challenge’ of the Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation Water, Sanitation and Hygiene initiative. Cranfield is one of a number of organisations and ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • UV light helps to ensure safe bathing during the summer months

    • Ultraviolet light kills bacteria in wastewater without the need for chemicals and allows safe bathing in the Isar. • Reliable and environmentally friendly method • Used in the project “Clean Isar” in a large number of clarification plants in Bavaria/Germany. In addition to the conventional processes for cleaning water – such as the use of chemicals like ...


    By Heraeus Holding GmbH

  • 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

  • Environmental technology in the 21st century

    After the last National Environmental Congress, Lluis de Otero, director of the department of development, told the magazine Residuos about recent important changes in waste treatment as a result of plasma technology. What do you think are the latest technological developments in this area? Soon we will be launching the first factory in the world for atomising and gasification using plasma in ...


  • Nov mono provides a sizable solution for welsh water

    Three revolutionary maintain-in-place EZstripTM progressing cavity (PC) pumps from NOV Mono have been installed at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s sewage treatment works (STW) in Ruthin to improve process efficiency by reducing maintenance downtime at the site. Commissioned by Imtech Process Ltd, one of the NOV Mono EZstripTM pumps has been installed as a thickened sludge transfer pump to ...

  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


  • Distributed energy systems and canada`s energy future

    Canada's current power grid was designed to transmit electricity from a power plant often in a remote location to large-scale industrial users and households in large populated areas. This grid was not designed to meet the needs of the growing demands of a digital society or the increased use of renewable power production. Consumers however are increasingly demanding low cost and more ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Honeywell Energy Projects Make Wilmington A Municipal Sustainability Showcase

    Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced a $35-million renewable energy project for the City of Wilmington, Del., which will feature a first-of-its-kind facility that converts two sources of biogas into power and heat for the city's wastewater treatment plant. The project is part of a city-wide initiative to decrease ...


    By Honeywell

  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York, one of the nation’s most seriously contaminated bodies of water. The final plan, announced today on the banks of the canal by EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck with Congressmember Nydia Velázquez, state and local officials and community ...

  • CAMBI B2 “packaged unit” thermal hydrolysis plant, including steam explosion disintegration

    Cambi, the world’s leading company within Thermal Hydrolysis (THP) pre-treatment of sewage sludge before digestion, will present the following new development at this year’s IFAT in Munich, 7 – 11 May: The new Cambi B2 THP for medium sized WWTPs starting at 50,000 p.e.  or 1,500 t DS (dry solids)/year up to 6,600 t DS (240,000 p.e.) . The Cambi B2 will enable your plant to ...


    By Cambi AS

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