sludge blanket News

  • SludgeWatch 715 Sludge Blanket Detector

    For our Partech instrument product focus this month, we’re looking at our portable 715 sludge blanket detector. It’s one of our most popular products with distributors all over the world and it’s not surprising as to why people like it so much… This little ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Blanket Success

    Partech's production team have been working flat out to supply Severn Trent a company wide suite of portable Sludge Blanket Detectors. The order for 380 units is the largest single contract for this type of product in the company's 48 year history. Severn Trent made the decision to move away from the traditional dipping tube type alternative for a variety of reasons. These included the safety ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Hach releases low-maintenance sludge blanket for level monitoring

    Hach’s SONATAX sc optimizes sludge extraction, manages recirculation, and warns of potential solids washouts that may result in costly permit violations. The SONATAX sc probe stays clean by using a magnetic coupled wiper that wipes the face of the probe. The wiper functions with a magnetic connection and without a shaft so there are no o-rings to replace and no need to open the probe housing. ...

  • The Sludge Gun®: Target Your Sludge!

    This Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector measures solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons, and helps provide valuable silt and sludge level profiles. It allows users to monitor sludge bed depth for regulatory compliance and prevention of carryover, and to eliminate unnecessary pumping/dredging. Using high-intensity infrared light, it detects sludge densities ranging ...

  • Controlling Sludge in Lamella Clarifiers

    This month we are focusing on the control of sludge blanket build up in Lamella Clarifiers. Lamella Clarifiers, also known as Inclined Plate Separators (IPS) are in common use at Waste Water Treatment Sites as small footprint plant settlement units and are often employed in place of conventional settling tanks. Controlling Sludge Blanket Build up Effluent ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Thicker sludge saves time and money

    Recent improvements in pump technology prompted Severn Trent Water (STW) to initiate a de-sludging trial to reduce costs and energy consumption by producing thicker sludge in the Primary Settlement Tank (PST). Advanced monitoring instrumentation from HACH LANGE played a key role in the trial which, nine months after it began, has been heralded a success. STW's Mark Bryan summarises the objective ...


  • Sludge Finder 2 - Energy-saving and reliable at Wessex Water

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied seven of their latest sludge blanket monitors, Sludge Finder 2 to Wessex Water for use at Christchurch STW. The acoustic technology replaced outmoded dipping probes which were unreliable and led to poor control of the system. At Christchurch, the final settlement tanks are set up to run at an ideal sludge blanket of 15-20% of tank depth, controlled by the ...

  • Sludge Monitors and the Top Three Ways they can Help your Business

    One of our recent blogs discussed how wastewater could be used to make money in treatment plants. As a result, we thought we’d take a look at the benefits of sludge monitors and how they can help your business in the water industry. We’ve listed our top three ways sludge blanket can help in the everyday treatment of water. Stop Sludge Escaping! By ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pulsar's Sludge Finder 2 Helps Severn Trent to Generate Extra Electricity

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent's Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement project that has allowed the company to significantly increase electricity generation on site and return energy to the National Grid In common with many large sewage treatment works, Stoke Bardolph uses the gas produced in the digesters to ...

  • Pulsar Sludge Finder 2`s, Wirelessly Helping with Final Treatment Compliance

    Pulsar have supplied 14 Sludge Finder 2 sludge blanket detectors to Severn Trent for their Barnhurst STW near Wolverhampton, automating the critical final treatment process to aid Compliance and reduce out of hours call-outs. On this large, well-established site, it would have been impossible to cable the units back to the control ...

  • 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 ...

  • Severn Trent gets the Partech Treatment

    The treatment of sewage, wastewater and water has been transformed into a clean and efficient operation in mid-Wales and the Midlands thanks to a suite of portable Sludge Blanket Detectors which have been supplied to Severn Trent Water by Partech Instruments. Following the largest order in Partech’s 49 year history for this type of product, 450 units of the market leading SludgeWatch715 ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Partech are WIOA winners

    Partech had the honour of winning the Ron Bergmeier ‘Best Stand’ award at this year’s Water Industry Operations Conference and Exhibition, held in Bendigo, Australia on 5-6th September. Supported by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA), the prestigious award was handed to the combined Partech and Fluidquip stall. An innovative demonstration of ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Meet the Distributor – Instrumatics – New Zealand

    Each month we’re talking to one of our distributors so that you can get to know them a little better. This month we spoke to Derek at Instrumatics New Zealand to see what he thought of Partech… Hi Derek, how long have you been affiliated with Partech? It’s been quite a while now, eight years. So you must like the products, what ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Travels with Paul - Quarries and Wastewater Treatment Works

    We followed Paul’s visits in February so we could show you just what a Partech sales engineer does! The month started off in Romsey where Paul carried out a site survey at a very muddy quarry… Paul went to see if Partech could help with their flocculent dosing control. The Partech team are pretty certain they’ll be able to offer an excellent solution, but Paul went to lend a ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • LKY prize winner views industrial application of his technology at Sembcorp`s Jurong Island facilities

    Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2009 (LKY Water Prize) Winner Professor Gatze Lettinga visited Sembcorp's facilities on Jurong Island on Saturday, 20 June 2009, to view the industrial application of his award-winning water solutions in the treatment of complex wastewater. Professor Lettinga was awarded the LKY Water Prize for his breakthrough of environmentally sustainable solutions for the treatment of ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Membrane fouling control

    An article published in Water and Environment Journal examines the use of air sparging and intermittent permeation as methods of reducing membrane fouling in the post-treatment of upflow anaerobic sludge blanket effluent. In wastewater treatment processes, the emphasis has recently shifted to include reduction ...

  • Partech product focus – 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor

    This month we’re taking a closer look at our Partech 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor. Our portable products are incredibly popular and it’s no surprise why – not only are they highly accurate but they’re also incredibly easy to use! The 740 monitor is great at offering ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Biothane Secures UASB Project with Global Food & Beverage Manufacturer in Indonesia

    Biothane, a global leader in anaerobic technologies and part of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (Veolia), announced that it was awarded a contract to provide a food & beverage (F&B) manufacturer with a holistic wastewater treatment plant in Indonesia. The F&B company produces and markets numerous international snack brands, and is a joint venture with a ...


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