sludge level measurement News

  • Measurement of lime levels in drinking water & wastewater

    As lime is a product derived from the Earth, it is fitting that many of its uses also benefit the Earth. In fact, the second leading use of lime is in environmental applications, including drinking water and wastewater. OPTIFLEX is widely used to indicate lime levels in storage silos. It usually replaces non-reliable ultrasonic or electromechanical systems that are expensive to maintain. Lime ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Drinking water in Gaza Strip contaminated with high levels of nitrate

    Palestinian and German scientists have recommended to the authorities in the Gaza Strip that they take immediate measures to combat excessive nitrate levels in the drinking water. 90 per cent of their water samples were found to contain nitrate concentrations that were between two and eight times higher than the limit recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), say the researchers from ...

  • 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 ...

  • Youngstown Waste Water Treatment Plant Selects FLO-CORP’s Tracer 1000™ GWR Remote Electronics Transmitter for Level Control Solution

    The City of Youngstown sought out FLO-CORP (Flow Line Options Corp.) for an innovative level control solution to lift station flooding.  Waste water mixed with electronics provides a complicated problem for the city.  Level measurement is a necessity in the lift station even though flooding makes it difficult to keep a level transmitter operational.  Water damage results in costly ...

  • EPA announces measures to protect Raritan river from ground water contamination seeping from the American Cyanamid superfund site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the Wyeth Holdings Corporation, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., to install a system for collecting and treating contaminated ground water from the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, N.J. The agreement requires design and construction of this system to prevent contaminated ground water from ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Manure and sewage can provide crops with more phosphorus than chemical fertilisers

    Phosphorus in sewage and manure could be more available to crops than previously thought, suggests new research. The study found that some forms of sewage and manure treatment provided plants with more phosphorus than conventional inorganic fertilisers. Over the past 50 years, chemical fertilisers containing inorganic phosphorus have boosted crop yields and food production across the globe. ...

  • Bisphenol A

    Biosolids post application. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a high production volume chemical widely used in manufacturing polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins that are used in many industries. Procedures described in a new ASTM International standard will be used for measuring BPA concentration in environmental media such as soils, sludges and biosolids. The new standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Recycling cooling water protects the environment

    Siemens has received an order from Slovakia Steel Mills (SSM) in Strážské, Slovakia, to supply a water treatment plant for its new steelworks. The plant will treat the water used for direct and indirect cooling and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2010. The order is worth some ten million euros. The mini mill of Slovakia Steel Mills in Strážské is designed ...

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