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  • Anaerobic granular sludge available

    In several industrial sectors anaerobic wastewater treatment is commonly applied. The granular sludge plays a vital role within this technology. In this way waste water containing high levels of organics (COD) is purified effectively. Anaerobic methanogenic biomass present in the reactor transforms the organic matter into biogas. The anaerobic reactors are designed to stimulate the formation of ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Self-Contained, Sludge Pumps for Remote Locations from Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps

    Watson-Marlow Bredel has designed a bespoke pump system for J N Bentley Ltd of Skipton, North Yorkshire. The system consists of self-contained desludging units complete with diesel generators for sites operated by Yorkshire Water. The units, consisting of either an SPX40 or SPX50 pump have been designed for operation in remote pumping stations and at locations lacking an adequate power ...

  • Hungarian sludge spill nears Danube

    As reported by Reuters, a toxic red sludge spill from an alumina plant in western Hungary that occurred on October 4, 2010 has reached a side branch of the Danube, a major European waterway, the spokesman for Hungary's disaster agency says. Tibor Dobson told Reuters that crews were battling to reduce the spill's alkaline content, which was still at around pH 9 -- above the normal, harmless level ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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

  • Silver nanoparticles in sewage sludge harmful to soil microorganisms

    Recent research has found that silver nanoparticles in sewage sludge, which is used on agricultural land as a fertiliser, can be toxic to soil microorganisms. The researchers calculated that a maximum of 30mg of silver nanoparticles per kilogram of sludge can be applied to land before harm occurs, based on typical application rates in Germany of five tons per hectare of farmland every three ...

  • Black & Veatch upgrades UK sludge treatment

    Black & Veatch has been contracted to improve and expand sludge treatment operations at two sewage treatment works owned by Thames Water. The Thames Water facilities, located at Basingstoke and Bracknell in the south of the UK, will be upgraded with new technology from Black & Veatch designed to convert liquid treated waste into a sludge cake that ...

  • 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, ...

  • New revolutionary Sludge Dewatering Separator (SDS)

    Now there is good news to all those who have to handle hydrous oily sludge, both on land and at sea. Faroe Maritime Technic (FMT), have during the latest 9 months developed and tested a prototype, to separate free and emulsified water from oily-sludge. The system was originally a book up task from a large Danish shipping company, who wanted a total solution, ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Global Sludge Treatment and Odor Control Equipment Market

    The global sludge treatment and odor control equipment market was worth $5.3 billion in 2011 and is forecast to reach $5.5 billion in 2012. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period, 2012 to 2017, is estimated to be 4.7%, when sales are projected to reach $7 billion by 2017. The global sludge treatment equipment market is estimated to have reached $3 billion in 2011 and ...


  • Pyrolysis equipment solves problem of acid sludge disposal

    Technokomplex receives many inquires on feasibility of standard Pirotex unit for burning of non-standard feedstocks. We remind the Pirotex pyrolysis plant is an equipment based on method of low-temperature pyrolysis certified for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, kreosoted railway ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Keeping wastewater treatment self-contained...and portable

    In 2010, Active Water Sciences (AWS) of Palestine, Texas won the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for their portable, self-contained wastewater-treatment system, the Water Phoenix. The ability to convert municipal wastewater into effluent that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards in less than 24 hours with a result of little to no sludge is a big deal, not only to the ...

  • High-end sludge treatment solutions for demanding applications

    DEWACO LTD offers solutions to the world's most complex sludge treatment problems. The company can also help to reduce environmental impacts and substantially improve efficiency in producing bioenergy from waste.  The company provides complete sludge thickening, dewatering and sludge removal systems. Its combined process ...


    By Dewaco Ltd

  • Severn Trent increase sludge screening efficiency

    A new sludge screening system has resulted in Severn Trent Water significantly increasing the efficiency of sludge screening operations at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Birmingham. Since the new sludge screen has been introduced by Severn Trent the company has reported significant operational efficiencies as a result of increased screenings removal from the imported sludge, ...


    By CDEnviro

  • New equipment for processing of carbon-containing feedstock.

    The Technokomplex company announces of beginning offering for sale two new types of the equipment - KVARK-500 Drum Furnace for Gas-vapour Activation of Carbon-Containing Feedstock and UGLAS-800 Gas Generator. The furnace allows activationof pyrolysis product (carbon-containing residue) and carbonize products like brown ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Canada could ban baby bottles containing Bisphenol A

    The Canadian government is asking for public comment on whether or not to ban the import, sale and advertising of polycarbonate baby bottles that contain the chemical bisphenol A. The chemical has been shown to leach from some plastics, harming human health by disrupting normal hormone and neurological function and altering gene activity. Some Canadian retailers have already pulled bottles made ...

  • `To Your Health` - Distillery sludge used to treat radioactive sites

    It's not the usual association that comes to mind - drinking your favourite brew and nuclear wastes - but a new study shows how distillery sludge can help solve one of our most pressing environmental problems. According to a new study, contaminated sites can be treated with sludge from the treatment of distillery wastewater in bioreactors. The study demonstrates an efficient method for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Tensar Enables Extreme Fluid Waste Stabilisation at Knostrop Sludge Lagoon

    To cap a 120,000sq.m lagoon containing ultra-soft sludge at Knostrop Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) adjacent to the A1M near Leeds, Yorkshire Water turned to Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) to devise a bespoke solution. MMB based their solution on experience gained from an earlier scheme on a smaller sludge lagoon, at Dowley Gap near Bingley in Yorkshire. In this project, MMB collaborated with ...


    By Tensar International

  • 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

  • North Carolina river turns to gray sludge after coal ash spill

    Canoe guide Brian Williams dipped his paddle downstream from where thousands of tons of coal ash has been spewing for days into the Dan River, turning the wooden blade flat to bring up a lump of gray sludge. On the riverbank, hundreds of workers at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina scrambled to plug a hole in a pipe at the bottom of a 27-acre pond where the toxic ash was stored. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Global Market in Municipal and Industrial WasteWater Sludge Treatment and Odor Control

    This market research report analyzes the global market and developments in municipal and industrial wastewater sludge treatment equipment and wastewater/sludge-based odor control equipment.  Sludge treatment describes the processes used to manage and dispose of the solid or semi-solid products produced during municipal sewage treatment and industrial wastewater treatment.  Despite ...


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