sludge blanket monitoring 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.

  • 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. ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Flow Pulse – A major advance in non-invasive flow measurement.

    Easy to install and simple to set-up, Flow Pulse uses an acoustic technique never before seen in flow measurement to deliver reliable results across an amazing range of pipe materials and sizes. At a fraction of the installation cost of an equivalent magflow meter, Flow Pulse delivers repeatable, accurate flow measurement. Pulsar Process Measurement's Flow Pulse is a compact and cost-effective ...

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