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  • Tile Cleaning Equipment from Daimer® Features Sludge Removal, Power Cleaning

    Daimer Industries®, an emerging leader in tile cleaning technology, has just introduced a new series of XTreme Power HSC 17300 systems. The machines bundle the features of multiple pieces of equipment into a one-bundle unit that is now sale-priced for professional cleaning personnel, contractor, managers and others facing tighter mid-year budgets. ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Oil + Water + Solids = Sludge

    Of course there are several math equations that are important to utilize when it comes to evaluating the appropriate size or style of oil water separator a certain application calls for. At Mercer we protect and hide the way we calculate and manipulate our Laws and Theories, much like the folks at Coca Cola keep their secret formula under lock and key. However there is one equation we have front ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Harmful polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons removed from soil using wastewater sludge and polyacrylamide

    Wastewater sludge is widely used to remove toxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from soil, and yet the mechanisms underlying this process remain unclear. A new study reveals the extent of PAH removal following different treatments, and could provide a useful resource for those looking to diminish the effects that these pollutants have both on people and on the environment. PAHs have been ...

  • Cow dung a detox for arsenic sludge

    Bangladeshi scientists have found in cow dung an efficient agent to treat the toxic sludge that is generated by the removal of naturally-occurring arsenic in groundwater. "Microorganisms present in cow dung volatilise arsenic in the sludge," says Mohammad Azizur Rahman, research scientist at the geosciences centre of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Innovation in scum removal

    Nowadays de-nitrification brings an increasing amount of surface scum to wastewater treatment processes. In rectangular sedimentation tanks where surface scum skimming is realised with a scum pipe, the amount of water needed to carry the scum in the pipes is approximately five times greater than that required by the new surface scum removal system introduced by Finnchain Oy of Rauma, Finland. 80% ...


    By Finnchain Oy

  • Sludge AD biogas analysis in Turkey

    At the $150m Antalya wastewater treatment plant, one of the biggest in Turkey, the operator knew what they wanted for anaerobic digestion (AD) biogas analysis. They specified a low maintenance AD biogas monitoring system, with completely automatic operation and remote online support from the manufacturer. In addition they wanted local sales support and service which is ...


    By Geotech

  • Removing hormones from wastewater

    Treated wastewater that is returned to waterways can contain trace organic pollutants that have a negative impact on the environment. In particular, chemicals known as endocrine disrupters, which mimic the effects of natural hormones or otherwise disrupt normal endocrine behaviour, have been found in treated wastewater. According to a recent study, treatment processes could be significantly, and ...

  • New addition to Sludge Screen range

    Following the launch of the S:Max sludge screen to the UK sewage and wastewater treatment market in 2010 CDEnviro have announced an expansion of the range. The new S:Max SRU10 is designed for operators requiring smaller capacities than that offered by the SRU25 model. “The SRU25 was initially designed for introduction to major sludge processing sites such as the one at Minworth Sewage ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Hungarian sludge spill nears Danube

    As reported by Reuters, a toxic red sludge spill from an alumina plant in western Hungary that occurred on October 4, 2010 has reached a side branch of the Danube, a major European waterway, the spokesman for Hungary's disaster agency says. Tibor Dobson told Reuters that crews were battling to reduce the spill's alkaline content, which was still at around pH 9 -- above the normal, harmless level ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Sludge AD biogas Analysis in Turkey

    At the $150m Antalya wastewater treatment plant, one of the biggest in Turkey, the operator knew what they wanted for anaerobic digestion (AD) biogas analysis. They specified a low maintenance AD biogas monitoring system, with completely automatic operation and remote online support from the manufacturer. In addition they wanted local sales support and service which is provided by the Geotech ...


    By Geotech

  • EPA recovers a quarter million dollars in cleanup costs at H.M. Quackenbush site in Herkimer, N.Y., after EPA removed tons of toxic waste and sludge

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Frederick H. Hager, the former Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and majority shareholder of H.M. Quackenbush, Inc. for EPA’s cleanup work at the H.M. Quackenbush Superfund site in the Village of Herkimer, New York. The 1.5-acre property was a manufacturing and metal plating factory between 1874 and 2005. In 2006, ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Danish Sludge Dewatering Plant Chooses Hanovia Uv

    To ensure wastewater is effectively disinfected before being mixed with a polymer for subsequent sludge decantation (separation) and dewatering, the Stege Kommune municipality in Denmark has installed ...

  • NuReSys-P applied DIRECTLY on Digested Sludge

    While up to now NuReSys-P has been applied on the centrate line, a test-run directly on the digested sludge line, showed an interesting extra ROI. The removal of PO4-P prior to hydro extraction, seems to show an improved dewater ability together with a decreased consumption of poly electrolyte. During the test-run on 5m³/h of digested sludge the original DM of 22% increased to ...


  • 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

  • CDEnviro offer free sludge screen trials

    “The potential efficiency gains from the widespread introduction of the S:Max across the industry cannot be overstated based on the experience we have had.” So said Severn Trent Water following the installation of an S:Max SRU25 sludge screen at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works in Birmingham, England. Following on from this success CDEnviro have announced the launch of a program of ...


    By CDEnviro

  • High-end sludge treatment solutions for demanding applications

    DEWACO LTD offers solutions to the world's most complex sludge treatment problems. The company can also help to reduce environmental impacts and substantially improve efficiency in producing bioenergy from waste.  The company provides complete sludge thickening, dewatering and sludge removal systems. Its combined process ...


    By Dewaco Ltd

  • 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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