sludge level monitoring News

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Biogas monitoring yields rewards

    Whilst there is increasing interest in generating power from waste gas, this has been central to one company for years. Based in the UK, Geotech has been helping water utilities, agricultural and landfill operators and food waste processors worldwide offset energy costs or generate income from waste-generated biogas, manufacturing portable and fixed monitoring equipment. Geotech has over 200 ...


    By Geotech

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • `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

  • Laboratory to improve hazardous waste monitoring

    In a bid to protect the coastal environment of West Africa from hazardous waste, a modern laboratory has been set in Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire, to improve the port"s waste monitoring standards. The laboratory which was formally handed over to the Côte d"Ivoire"s ministry of environment, is equipped to test for hazardous waste from ships entering the West African port. The laboratory ...

  • Toledo to Dispose of Biosolids Sludge on the Shores of Lake Erie Ohio-N-Viro Comments

    N-Viro International Corporation (OTCQB: NVIC) responds to yesterday's Toledo Blade article headline link here, Toledo officials argue over how to handle sewage ...

  • Monitoring heavy metal contamination in the German Wadden Sea

    Human activities, including industrial development along coastal areas, risk polluting the marine environment with heavy metals which can harm human health and aquatic life. A recent study has found elevated levels of metal pollution in the Jade area of the German Wadden Sea, but concludes that metal contamination of the sediments would not be expected to have harmful effects on the marine ...

  • Industry Flocks to Water/Wastewater Monitoring Event

    WWEM 2006 took place in early November and was almost unrecognisable in comparison to the inaugural 2005 event. WWEM was initially created to provide a vehicle for discussing and dispersing information on the Environment Agency’s monitoring certification scheme, MCERTS. However, on the evidence of WWEM 2006, it has become a red letter diary entry for anyone involved with testing or monitoring ...


  • Partech product focus – 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor

    This month we’re taking a closer look at our Partech 740 Portable Suspended Solids Monitor. Our portable products are incredibly popular and it’s no surprise why – not only are they highly accurate but they’re also incredibly easy to use! The 740 monitor is great at offering ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Modern Water’s toxicity monitor used for river clean-up research

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has collaborated with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to supply a Microtox® M500 toxicity monitor. The monitor will assist with research into advanced treatment techniques which could provide a solution to the removal of Total Phosphorus from the ...

  • New laboratory to improve monitoring of hazardous waste in key West African port

    In a bid to protect the coastal environment of West Africa from hazardous waste, a modern laboratory has been set in Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire, to improve the port"s waste monitoring standards. The laboratory which was formally handed over to the Côte d"Ivoire"s ministry of environment, is equipped to test for hazardous waste from ships entering the West African port. The laboratory will ...

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