Effluent Treatment Articles

  • Norske Skog - Case Study

    Lifelong wastewater treatment with UASB retrofitting Norske Skog in Halden, Norway operates a 1,500 tonnes per day paper mill with 900 tonnes per day mechanical pulp production from spruce. In 1992 Norske Skog installed an effluent treatment plant that included a BIOPAQ®UASB bioreactor. After 15 years of good performance, the UASB modules were retrofitted by Paques to ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Diageo - Case Study

    Sustainable distillery at Roseisle in Scotland Scotland is one of Diageo’s largest supply centres for Scottish whisky, white spirits and ready to drink brands. The Roseisle distillery in Speyside opened its doors in 2009. The effluent treatment plant included a number of Paques technologies to help reduce CO2 emissions and minimise discharge levels. Paques ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Avondale Foods effluent treatment - Case Study

    Introduction Avondale Foods (Craigavon) Ltd. is one of the UK's leading manufacturers and suppliers of coleslaw, wet salads, side salads, vegetable accompaniments, soups, sauces and mayonnaise to retail and foodservice customers throughout Britain and Ireland. The company has a team of over 380 people working in its state-of-the-art facility, with all products being manufactured on the ...


    By Water Tecnik Ltd.

  • Efficiency analysis of effluents treatment plants of different industries at Kalurghat – Port City of Bangladesh

    The study was executed at Kalurghat industrial area to determine the efficiency of effluent treatment plants by testing different physicochemical parameters. Results revealed that only 3 out of 9 industries treated their effluents efficiently and discharged following the standards of Department of Environment. The remaining industries viz. Alfa Textile treated their effluent but the values of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Dairy Crest – Dairy Effluent Treatment Case Study and Partech Water Instruments

    In order to comply with environmental regulations, the food and beverage industry relies heavily on constant monitoring and control of wastewater and effluent, before discharge from the plant. Additionally, if process plants fail to be vigilant when it comes to monitoring all areas of waste treatment, the results can be unsuccessful. Partech’s water instruments are ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Palm oil mill effluent treatment and utilization to ensure the sustainability of palm oil industries

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the current condition of palm oil mill effluent (POME) treatment and utilization and to propose alternative scenarios to improve the sustainability of palm oil industries. The research was conducted through field survey at some palm oil mills in Indonesia, in which different waste management systems were used. Laboratory experiment was also carried out ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Palm oil mill effluent treatment and utilization to ensure the sustainability of palm oil industries

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the current condition of palm oil mill effluent (POME) treatment and utilization and to propose alternative scenarios to improve the sustainability of palm oil industries. The research was conducted through field survey at some palm oil mills in Indonesia, in which different waste management systems were used. Laboratory experiment was also carried out ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A case study for upgrading existing carousel process to achieve low effluent phosphorus discharges

    In this study, Al–Qateef wastewater treatment plant was selected as a case representing the upgrade of carrousel technology with tertiary treatment. This technology is applied in many cities in the Eastern province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The use of chemical treatment alternative for phosphorous removal was evaluated versus the newly implemented tertiary treatment unit. The study showed that ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • International scientists' priorities for research on pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment

    Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are widely discharged into the environment via diverse pathways. The effects of PPCPs in the environment have potentially important human and ecosystem health implications, so credible, salient, and legitimate scientific evidence is needed to inform regulatory and policy responses that address potential risks. A recent 'big questions' exercise ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • The Baccelerator from CBio solves discharge consent problems at college case study

    A large residential College in the north of England housing 550 live-in students and 450 non-resident staff operates its own on-site effluent treatment plant to treat all foul waste arising before discharge to local sewer. The effluent plant constructed in 1991 comprises an inlet settlement tank at the head of the works from where the clarified influent feeds by gravity the coke filtration ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Effect of ozone on secondary effluent treatment for reuse in agriculture

    The results of secondary effluents ozonation from domestic sewages treatment plants in Havana, Cuba are presented. The ozone effect on some physico-chemical parameters was determined. The ozone gas concentration is the parameter, which exerts the greatest influence on the ozone transferred. The results indicated that ozonation of secondary effluents is a safe disinfection alternative for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Recycle/Reuse Based Effluent Treatment Plant - Textile Mills - Pakistan

    Setting trends in water resource management for Textile Waste Water Treatment with MBR Technology W.O.G Group became the trend-setter in water resource management through 5.5 MLD recycle/reuse based effluent treatment plant.   PREVIOUS TREATMENT METRICS: Effluent treatment capacity: 2500 m3/day Treated effluent quality: As per local discharge ...


    By WOG Group

  • Dynamic coupling of near field and far field models for simulating effluent discharges

    In many cases, (processed) wastewater or thermal effluents are discharged into the marine environment, rivers or lakes. To accurately determine the dispersion, recirculation and environmental impacts of outfall plumes, it is important to be able to model the different characteristics of the outfall plume in detail – from the near field (metres around the outfall) to the far field (up to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Effect of textile effluent treatment plant sludge on the growth metabolism of Green gram (Vigna radiata L)

    An attempt has been made to study the potential reuse of textile effluent treatment plant sludge on the growth of Green gram (Vigna radiata L) as a fertiliser. The physico–chemical and engineering properties of a composite textile sludge sample have been studied before starting the experiment to evaluate its suitability as fertiliser. The results showed that the sludge material contained ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Common environmental infrastructure: case study on the management of common effluent treatment plants

    The concept of common environmental infrastructure including common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) became popular in India due to several driving forces. A large number of small and medium enterprises located in industrial agglomerate joined hands in setting up such facilities with financial assistance from government. A study is made on the management of eight CETPs located in different ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • BCTMP Mill effluent treatment plant

    Location: Slave Lake, Alberta Owner: Slave Lake Pulp Corporation Description: A greenfield 130,000 ADMT BCTMP mill using Aspen as wood furnish. The high strength effluent, with a BOD5 strength of up to 6,000 mg/L (35 t/d) and flow of 6,300 m3/d, is treated by a five day extended aeration activated sludge process. This represented the first ...


    By NovaTec Consultants Inc.

  • Adsorption of ammonium using waste activated sludge from palm oil mill effluent treatment plant

    Low cost adsorbent was prepared using waste activated sludge (WAS) from a palm oil mill effluent (POME) treatment plant, and used to adsorb ammonium from aqueous solution. The effect of initial concentration, temperature, pH and adsorbent dose was studied in batch test to determine the kinetic and thermodynamic properties. The results showed that the uptake of ammonia increased with an increase ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sustainable wastewater treatment chemicals in a dairy

    Problem/Definition Atana Ltd has been tasked in reducing sludge generation produced at the sites effluent plant by introducing a new chemical regime. This would bring considerable savings on their daily running costs; reduce the need for hazardous substances and prevent any corrosive issues through the removal of inorganic chemicals. The plant also has consent issues with FOG and ...


    By Atana Limited

  • India`s green common effluent treatment plant upgrades its aeration

    The Green Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in Gujarat, India, treats the effluent generated by more than 680 industrial manufacturing plants in the Vatva Industrial Estate. Since its creation in the 1990s, the CETP has kept pace with upgrades to its original activated sludge-type biological process system, resulting in multiple ISO certifications and numerous ...

  • Membrane contactors (NDSX and EPT): an innovative alternative for the treatment of effluents containing metallic pollutants

    This work presents an overview of membrane–based solvent extraction technologies using membrane contactors as an innovative alternative for the remediation of effluents containing metallic pollutants. The discussion is focused on the description of Non–Dispersive Solvent Extraction (NDSX) and Emulsion Pertraction Technologies (EPTs). Three case studies are reported to demonstrate the viability of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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