sludge discharge News

  • Organic Waste Discharge

    A new ASTM subcommittee will develop proposed standards to analyze organic compounds discharged into sanitary sewers. Subcommittee D34.02 on Discharge of Organic Wastes into Sanitary Sewers is part of ASTM International Committee D34 on Waste Management. “Considering the need for low detection limits and measurements that would assure all of ...


    By ASTM International

  • City of farmington, MO., to pay $61,566 civil penalty for issues related to sewage sludge applications, ammonia discharges

    The City of Farmington, Mo., has agreed to pay a $61,566 civil penalty to the United States to settle violations of its wastewater discharge permits and the Clean Water Act related to nickel levels in sewage sludge that was applied to farms in four area counties, and ammonia levels in wastewater discharged from the city’s treatment plants. Farmington’s violations of its National ...

  • 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 cleans waste water in Singapore

    Clean water is in short supply in Singapore and therefore innovative thinking is necessary, as the city-state ensures its access to the scarce resource. Grundfos has received a good 1.2 million euro to sophisticate a brand new technology in which the waste water is treated through sludge. The cleansed water can help ease the strain on the water resources in the area. At the beginning of next ...


    By Grundfos

  • New addition to Sludge Screen range

    Following the launch of the S:Max sludge screen to the UK sewage and wastewater treatment market in 2010 CDEnviro have announced an expansion of the range. The new S:Max SRU10 is designed for operators requiring smaller capacities than that offered by the SRU25 model. “The SRU25 was initially designed for introduction to major sludge processing sites such as the one at Minworth Sewage ...


    By CDEnviro

  • 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

  • Sewer use discharge permit renewal application, hazardous waste

    Completing your Sewer Use Discharge Permit Renewal Application provides an opportunity to check your compliance with DEP and MWRA hazardous waste regulations. The MWRA requires you list and estimate the liquids or sludge amounts removed from your facility each year. This information is easily gathered from a call to your local waste removal vendor(s) or by reviewing your hazardous waste ...


    By Practical Applications, Inc.

  • New wastewater treatment technology to produce less sludge

    A major environmental challenge for wastewater treatment is the disposal of excess sludge produced during the process. The LIFE Perbiof project has been developing and testing a technology that will help to overcome this challenge. Results demonstrate it can perform highly effective treatment of municipal wastewater (removing 80% of the organic content) while producing low levels of sludge. ...

  • New sludge screen launched to the UK industry

    The new SMax from CDE Global is the latest addition to the company’s product offering through their CDEnviro division. CDEnviro offer a range of products to the sewage and waste water treatment sectors with a focus on improving screening efficiencies and reducing waste volumes. The SMax unit is designed to handle a variety of materials including sewage, , digested sludge and imported sludge ...


    By CDEnviro

  • 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

  • Aquatech to Provide Egypt´s First Integrated Zero Liquid Discharge Plant with ETHYDCO Contract

    Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract by the Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) to provide a water treatment facility that includes the first integrated Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant in Egypt.  The awarding of this contract was commemorated at a signing ceremony in Cairo on ...

  • EPA requires Southern California metal finishers to stop illegal hazardous waste releases, wastewater discharges

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today the resolution of a series of enforcement actions at five Southern California metal finishing companies which will collectively pay more than $223,700 in civil penalties for hazardous waste and Clean Water Act violations. The violations were uncovered during inspections conducted at facilities in the cities of Compton, Paramount, Ontario, ...

  • Feds approve California sewage ban and create largest coastal no-discharge zone in the nation

    U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will today sign a rule that will finalize EPA’s decision and approve a state proposal to ban all sewage discharges from large cruise ships and most other large ocean-going ships to state marine waters along California’s 1,624 mile coast from Mexico to Oregon and surrounding major islands. Today’s action ...

  • Moyno 2000 HS System Technology Targets Dewatered Sludge Cake

    The Moyno 2000 HS system is a significant technology advancement for the wastewater treatment industry. It can pump filter cake further distances with higher volumetric efficiencies than any other progressing cavity pump. Its twin-screw feeder supplies a constant, pressurized feed rate to the pump resulting in a 100 percent pump cavity fill rate. The Moyno 2000 HS System features an integral ...


    By Moyno, Inc.

  • French WWTP are using PCME VIEW 370 for sludge dryer particulate monitoring

    The amount of dust produced in the dryer and later processing plant is affected by the type of dryer installed. As sewage sludge dust has a similar range of figures to wood flour, there is the potential for a dust explosion to occur in the main dryer, dust collection and handling plant, pelletiser and final product discharge plant. The material can also self heat leading to ignition and a slow ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • French WWTP are using PCME view 370 for Sludge Dryer Particulate Monitoring

    The amount of dust produced in the dryer and later processing plant is affected by the type of dryer installed. As sewage sludge dust has a similar range of figures to wood flour, there is the potential for a dust explosion to occur in the main dryer, dust collection and handling plant, pelletiser and final product discharge plant. The material can ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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