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  • Power Generation From Wastewater Treatment Sludge Market - Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations And Key Country Analysis To 2020

    Power Generation from Wastewater Treatment Sludge Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the trends in major markets such as the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, China, France, the Netherlands and Canada.    Browse Report ...


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  • New Report: Power Generation from Wastewater Treatment Sludge - Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020

    Power Generation from Wastewater Treatment Sludge Power Generation, Sludge Management, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the trends in major markets such as the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, China, France, the Netherlands and Canada.  The report provides in depth analysis ...


  • Meeting regulations and saving energy

    As today's plants struggle with aging infrastructure and increasingly stringent regulations as well as operations and energy costs, they are looking for cost-effective ways to upgrade their plants to meet current and future requirements. Whether treatment facilities need to rehabilitate, retrofit, upgrade or expand existing assets, Siemens offers sustainable solutions that help plants reduce ...

  • CAVIA – profit from sludge

    A combination of in-depth technical knowledge and widespread process experience, has kept Dewaco at the forefront of waste water and sludge handling technologies for more than two decades. Renowned for its high quality and performance, the DEWA range of equipment and solutions has been specifically designed to serve the sludge handling needs of municipal and industrial customers around the ...


    By Dewaco Ltd

  • Ontario toxics regulation takes effect

    According to the Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) beginning January 1, 2010, regulated facilities will be required to track, report and develop plans to reduce the toxic substances they use, create and release. This applies only to facilities currently reporting on emissions to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI). These toxics reduction plans will be available to the public ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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

  • 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.

  • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

    North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. The General Assembly on Wednesday approved legislation addressing the problem unmasked six months ago when a coal ash spill from a Duke Energy ...


    By Associated Press

  • Draft of strict new wastewater regulations unveiled

    Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, recently announced that draft municipal wastewater systems effluent regulations are now available for public consultation. Once in force, these regulations will set standards for the discharge from all wastewater facilities in Canada. Minister Prentice made the announcement while touring the manufacturing plant at Filter Innovations Inc. in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU call for regulation of wood ash fertilisers

    Wood ash may not be an ideal fertiliser for the forest after all, according to new research, which found high natural levels of toxic trace elements in wood ash. In addition, the study showed that adding wood ash could affect the forest soils in such a way that toxic elements are more rapidly released into the receiving waters. Wood ash is a by-product of wood burning which is classed as a form ...

  • Black & Veatch upgrades UK sludge treatment

    Black & Veatch has been contracted to improve and expand sludge treatment operations at two sewage treatment works owned by Thames Water. The Thames Water facilities, located at Basingstoke and Bracknell in the south of the UK, will be upgraded with new technology from Black & Veatch designed to convert liquid treated waste into a sludge cake that ...

  • Comments invited on paper sludge recycling proposals

    Plan will divert paper sludge ash from landfill and ease regulatory burden on business Plan will divert paper sludge ash from landfill and ease regulatory burden on business Proposals aimed at making it easier to recycle paper sludge ash (PSA) and divert a minimum 300,000 tonnes per year from landfill were today (19 December 2008) announced by the Waste Protocols Project - a joint Environment ...

  • New revolutionary Sludge Dewatering Separator (SDS)

    Now there is good news to all those who have to handle hydrous oily sludge, both on land and at sea. Faroe Maritime Technic (FMT), have during the latest 9 months developed and tested a prototype, to separate free and emulsified water from oily-sludge. The system was originally a book up task from a large Danish shipping company, who wanted a total solution, ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • 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 ...


  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill

    The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday. The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, the state ...


    By Associated Press

  • North Carolina regulators shielded Duke`s coal ash pollution

    Over the last year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clear out leaky coal ash dumps like the one that ruptured last week, spewing enough toxic sludge into a North Carolina river to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools. Each time, they say, their efforts have been stymied - by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural ...


    By Associated Press

  • Opportunities in Sludge Management Market growing volumes, disposal restrictions and energy recovery

    With a booming global population, the volume of both municipal and industrial biological sludge being produced is on the increase, and it simply has to be treated. The growing importance of cost effective sludge management is changing the size and shape of the market – as the volumes being produced accumulate, the evolving perspective is that sludge can be a renewable resource with a ...


  • Regulators say Duke pumped coal ash into NC river

    North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River, marking the eighth time in less than a month the nation's largest electricity company has been cited for environmental violations. The pumping violated the terms of Duke's wastewater permit at its Cape Fear Plant, State Department of Environment and ...


    By Associated Press

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