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  • Solar sewage sludge drying in Europe, Turkey and Australia

    Solar Sewag Sludge Drying Internationally Acceptedist Anlagenbau GmbH in Kandern Germany developed a sludge solar drying system and is marketing it since 1994 under the name of WendeWolf. The sludge is spread out in greenhouses and regularely turned and aerated. During the drying cycle, the sludge is automaticalle conveyed from the entrance to the exit of the drying bed. After several years of ...


    By IST-Anlagenbau GmbH

  • Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana builds a sludge drying plant in Chongqing China

    Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana has been chosen by the city of Chongqing, China’s largest autonomous municipality, to build a sludge drying facility for its TangJiaTuo WWTP. The plant, consisting of three INNODRY® 2E sludge dryers, is another step in the municipal government’s efforts to protect the water environment in the Three Gorges Area. Once fully operational by the end of 2008, the plant ...

  • Euroby Home and Dry With Veolia

    Euroby Limited, one of the UK’s most successful sludge treatment specialists, has been awarded the contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of an alum sludge dryer for the prestigious Clareville Water Treatment Plant project, currently under construction by Veolia Water Ireland Ltd. Euroby, who also offer sludge dewatering plant and equipment and operate a large mobile contract ...


    By Euroby Limited

  • Pioneering sludge dryer produces dry fuel for Yorkshire water wastewater treatment works

    Water treatment and management specialists Aqualogy, have supplied and installed a state of the art sludge dryer for Yorkshire Water. The first of its kind to produce a dry fuel on a wastewater treatment works, the dryer is one of a series of key innovations as part of Yorkshire Water’s ambitious large-scale R&D project on advanced thermal conversion. As a main player in the water ...


    By SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK

  • Sludge gasification system

    MaxWest Environmental Systems, a waste to energy technology company based in Housten Texas is putting North America’s first sludge to energy system to commercial use in Florida. The gasification technology converts sludge from municipal wastewater treatment systems into renewable, green energy. Some of the technology employed is manufactured in British Columbia. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Experience the Future of Sludge treatment

    At the the upcoming 20th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference – the future of sludge treatment – the Cambi team and other professionals in the world of wastewater and sewage sludge treatment will present this industry’s latest technology and plants. The conference,  ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Sludge-to-Power research

    Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno, are conducting experiments in the transformation of wastewater sludge to electrical power at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility. Ultimately, the plant’s electrical power could be supplied on-site by the process under development. "We are very pleased with the results of the demonstration testing of our research", Chuck Coronella, ...

  • Life-cycle studies: dry cleaning

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to Eye on Earth ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • New solar drying plant in Wetalla, Australia

    The Wetalla Water Reclamation Plant in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, treats 120,000 EP of residential and industrial wastewater per day. Both phosphorus and nitrogen are reduced by the process, which is a Variation on the Modified University of Cape Town BNR configuration. 54 tonnes (Mg) dry solids are processed each week, which undergoes thickening, aerobic digestion and belt filter pressing ...


    By IST-Anlagenbau GmbH

  • Discover a new heat recovery sludge-to-sludge heat exchanger at WEFTEC

    Claro Large Gap sludge-to-sludge heat exchangers are a new, patented concept sludge-to-sludge heat recovery technology that can recover up to 85% of outgoing thermal energy from a variety of process tanks such as anaerobic digesters. Heat recovery for anaerobic digesters offer the additional benefits of making significantly more biogas available for heating the facility, generating electricity, ...


    By Claro Inc

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • AquaCritox®: The World First in Sustainable Sludge Destruction

    Irish firm SCFI has successfully commercialised an innovative, unique technology to provide a sustainable solution for wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. Its product, AquaCritox®, delivers complete organic waste destruction that is fully sustainable, environmentally friendly, efficient and cost-effective. AquaCritox is especially suitable for the treatment of sewage, drinking water ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • 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 ...


  • Cambi As chosen to provide thermal hydrolysis pre-treatment (THP) of sludge for two advanced sludge treatment centres in Wales

    Following a review of energy policy DCWWhas decided to reduce its reliance on energyintensive thermal drying of sludge at 3 plantsin South Wales in favour of anaerobic digestion(AD) and power generation. The aim is tobe able to generate 5 MW of green power byMarch 2011 in order to grandfather the valueof Renewable Obligation Credits (ROCs). Afterstart-up the plants will play an important rolein ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Using Dry Anaerobic Digestion to Break Down Food Waste

    The United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a goal of 50% reduction in food waste to landfill by 2030. This means that of the 53 million tons of food waste disposed of in landfills, 26.5 million tons must be diverted. Compost and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) together process 2.7 million tons/year food waste – and most of composted tonnage is yard waste. This means that food ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Plug and Play Dredging: how to Move Sediment to the Drying Bed

    Got a minute? Watch a one minute video of the plug and play SD-110 Rotomite dredge in the Philippines. "Plug and Play" is a catchphrase of USB computer gadgets, representing equipment that can be connected to a system and used immediately. No system configurations; ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Contract for the construction of a new sludge treatment plant signed by Cambi/WTE

    On 29 September 2008 the German water experts WTE Wassertechnik GmbH together with its Norwegian partner Cambi AS signed a major order for the construction of the sludge treatment plant in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. The employer is Vilniaus Vandenys, the municipal Water- and Wastewater Company of Vilnius. The Consortium will construct one of Europe’s most advanced sludge treatment plants for ...


    By Cambi AS

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