sludge interface News

  • New Version AQUA DESIGNER 8.1 - the wastewater treatment plant software tool - now available

    Including following Rules of DWA: ATV-DVWK-A 131, 2016 NEW ATV-DVWK-A 198, April 2003 DWA-A 202, Mai 2011 DWA-M 210, Juli 2009 DWA-A 226, August 2009 NEW DWA-M 229-1, Mai 2013 NEW DWA-M 368, Juni 2014 NEW We ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • Pulsar’s Sludge Finder 2 – twin channel, versatile interface measurement

    Remote measurement with Sludge Finder 2 means you can put an end to tedious, time consuming, potentially unhygienic and hazardous manual measurements using gap switches or vacuum tubes. Sludge Finder 2 is a major update to Pulsar’s successful Sludge Finder, designed to reliably measure interface levels in primary, secondary or tertiary sludge tanks and SBR systems. A twin channel device, Sludge ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • Sludge Blanket Monitoring Made Easy!

    At Partech we understand the need for simple, low cost methods for sludge blanket monitoring in a wide variety of settlement tanks. It its important to have reliable detection in order to de-sludge tanks at the most beneficial time, reducing costs and unnecessary work at a later stage in the cleaning process. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Pulsar's Sludge Finder 2 the Clear Choice for Wessex Water

    Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd have been awarded a five-year exclusive framework contract to supply Wessex Water with Sludge Finder 2 Sludge Interface measurement equipment. Sludge Finder 2 uses an acoustic sonar technology to measure crucial sludge interface levels, drawing on Pulsar's knowledge of echo processing and analysis to identify the changes in density that represent the sludge ...

  • 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 ...

  • Find Your Blanket with this Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector

    Markland's Detector monitors solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, sedimentation basins and tanks, and automates silt/sludge/bio-solids removal. It allows operators to program de-sludge pumps to operate only when necessary, preventing carryover, optimizing feed density for enhanced dewatering, reducing energy usage. The slim profile and use of LEDs make this process control instrument ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Hit Your Target! Measure your sludge blanket level with Markland

    The Sludge Gun®, the Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector from Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd., helps wastewater treatment plants measure solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons. This handheld instrument uses high-intensity infrared light beams to measure sludge blanket levels in clarifiers, settlement tanks, sedimentation basins, lagoons and ponds. It ...

  • Pulsar are exhibiting at the WWEM Exhibition during 2-3 November 2016 at the Telford International Centre, UK.

    Pulsar will be demonstrating their extensive level and flow measurement, pump control and sludge interface measurement product range. Visit the stand to see fully functional demonstration rigs for new products such as MicroFlow and Ultimate Controller. For more information about the exhibition please visit www.wwem.uk.com. We look forward to seeing you ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • The right formula for Mogden

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and build an extension to the existing Sludge Pasteurisation Plant at Thames Water’s Mogden Sewage Treatment Works. The work is part of a major upgrade that will see Mogden’s process capacity increased by 50%. The increased throughput means more sludge production at the works, and this will be digested to produce biogas fuel which ...


  • New dimensioning guidelines and new worksheet DWA-A 131

    In June 2016, a new directive for the design of wastewater treatment plants with activated sludge systems was published. Currently, the design software has to fulfil the conditions of this worksheet if the result uses to be according to german or european conditions. This also affects other worksheets. AQUA DESIGNER was adapted to the new conditions as one of the first applications and ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • New Version AQUA DESIGNER 8.1 now available

    AQUA DESIGNER is one of the most widespread design softwares for wastewater treatment plants in Germany and worldwide. The scope of tools has been extended to all common steps of treatment during the last 20 years. In the actual update, the DWA-A 131 (dimensioning of a single-stage aeration plant), the DWA-A 226 (Principles for Wastewater Treatment in Sewage Treatment Plants with simultaneous ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • 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.

  • New Ad Plant’s Complete for Rushmoor Growth Project

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of KIRK GROUP, was chosen by the e5 Consortium as one of their key delivery partners for Severn Trent’s Anaerobic Digestion Upgrade & Improvement Programme in AMP5. ...

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