Sewage Sludge News

  • Best Looking Trial System - Flottweg Wins Design Award in Bronze

    On February 17, 2018, the American Advertising Federation in Dayton, Ohio announced the winners of the 2018 Hermes Awards. One of this year's winners is Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc., a subsidiary of Flottweg SE in Vilsbiburg. The separation technology specialist was given the award for the new design of their mobile trial system. ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Next evolution in dewatering technology : Xelletor series

    Our C series already sets the benchmark in the centrifugal dewatering of sewage sludge. The brand-new Xelletor series raises the bar for mechanical separation processes to an entirely new level. The centrifuge will provide significantly better dewatering performance with lower consumption. Sewage sludge dewatering has enormous savings potential for sewage treatment plant operators. The advantage ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • The next evolution in dewatering technology - The new Flottweg Xelletor Series

    Our C series already sets the benchmark in the centrifugal dewatering of sewage sludge. In May 2018, Flottweg will go further. The brand-new Xelletor series will raise the bar for mechanical separation processes to an entirely new level. The centrifuge will provide significantly better dewatering performance with lower consumption. ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • ANDRITZ AG to deliver DeNOx plant to Currenta GmbH & Co. OHG, Germany

    The DeNOx plant is being built to treat the flue gases from the sewage sludge incineration line with multiple-hearth furnace VA3 and the two lime kilns VA1 and VA2. Completion of the project and start-up is scheduled for the end of 2018. By modernizing the plant, Currenta can ensure that the NOx limit, which will be lowered from 200 to <100°mg/Nm³ as from January 1, 2019 in ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Flottweg Nominated for the Innovation Award

    The twelve most pioneering ideas and projects were nominated for the Innovation Award of the Wirtschaftszeitung [eastern Bavarian economic newspaper] in 2016. 200 representatives from economy and science chose the winner. The nomination for the Innovation Award illustrates the pioneering orientation of Flottweg. With the OSE decanter, the company is creating an innovative and ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Cambi converts Beijing’s sewage sludge to clean energy and organic fertiliser

    Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opened last Friday in Beijing a new biogas plant, which uses Cambi’s thermal hydrolysis process at the XiaoHongMen wastewater treatment plant. Cambi is building five large plants in Beijing, producing energy from the sewage sludge from more than 20 million people in an environmentally sustainable, yet profitable way. Cambi’s ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • ERM-CC144: a New reference material to support element analysis in sewage sludge

    JRC-Geel has released a new sewage sludge reference material (ERM®-CC144), certified for the mass fraction of the total and aqua regia extractable content of As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn. This material can help laboratories to assess the impact of sewage sludge application on farmland.  ...

  • ETG 6500 at the sewage and sludge treatment plant Acea Roma Est

    Start-up & Commissioning of the continuous analysis system ETG 6500 at the plant Acea Roma Est sewage and sludge treatment. This is the anaerobic digestion Revamping for the recovery of the biogas produced. The analysis system ETG 6500 performs continuous monitoring of the amount of methane produced during digestion in addition to measuring the concentration of Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide and ...

  • Flottweg at WEFTEC 2016 in New Orleans

    From September 26 to 28, Flottweg will present its latest trends in mechanical separation technology at WEFTEC in New Orleans. Die Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference is the largest trade show of its kind in North America.  Visit Flottweg at WEFTEC 2016 – booth number 2001! Since 1928, WEFTEC has offered its visitors ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Performance, Accuracy of ED-XRF Spectrometry for the Onsite Elemental Analysis of Soil and Sewage Sludge Is Detailed in New Application Brief

    The performance and accuracy of energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (ED-XRF) spectrometry performing elemental analysis in the field on soil and sewage sludge samples are detailed in a new application brief — available to download at http://goo.gl/W6xEnY. Evaluating how to ...

  • Ready for IFAT? Why it`s worth a visit

    The International Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management in Munich opens its doors the entire next week and invites you to a world full of innovative environmental technologies. We are also represented even more than once: At ...

  • Thermophilic sludge digestion pilot for Durban (SA)

    Thermophilic digestion of sewage sludge can increase the energy recovery at waste water treatment works (WWTW) to reach energy self-sufficiency. By increasing the digestion temperature to 52 – 55°C, higher efficiencies can be achieved. For a utility, this translates in potential additional income from electricity production by a CHP, lower polymer consumption and lower sludge disposal ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • 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 ...

  • Experience the Future of Sludge treatment

    At the the upcoming 20th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference – the future of sludge treatment – the Cambi team and other professionals in the world of wastewater and sewage sludge treatment will present this industry’s latest technology and plants. The conference,  ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Advantages of Using ED-XRF Spectrometers for the Field Analysis of Soil and Sewage Sludge are Detailed in New Application Brief

    A new application brief detailing the advantages of using energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (ED-XRF) spectrometers to perform elemental analysis in the field on soil and sewage sludge samples is available to download at http://goo.gl/W6xEnY. Determining the best course of action when addressing a contaminated environmental site requires both a precise identification ...

  • $1 Billion/yr Market for Belt Filter Presses and Replacement Belts

    Belt filter presses were developed in the 1970s and became popular just as the McIlvaine Company published the first issue of the Liquid Filtration Newsletter in 1980. This design rapidly replaced drum filters for many dewatering applications from sewage sludge dewatering to sludges in food, mining and other industries. Over the years the number of operating units has increased to more than ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • First installation of the new HS series in Greece

    At the Aigio WWTP in the west of Greece, Pieralisi Group in collaboration with ITHAKI S.A. – AAGIS S.A., one of the largest groups in the field of environmental protection in Greece, has successfully completed in June 2014 the installation and commissioning of the sewage sludge dewatering plants, by centrifugation, with the first two latest ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Sludge as a flexible source of energy - a new R&D project

    EnviroChemie is a partner in the new ESiTI research project. ESiTI is a joint research project co-ordinated by the Wastewater Technology Department, Institute IWAR of the TU Darmstadt, within the framework of the ERWAS initiative funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The project runs from 01/05/2014 – 30/04/2017. Can sludge in a sewage treatment plant be used to ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • MWH Awards Contract to Cambi in Edinburgh, Scotland

    On 2 October 2013 MWH Treatment Awarded Cambi a contract for the installation of two lines of Cambi’s modular THP B6 system, at Stirling Water’s Seafield Waste Water Treatment Works, Edinburgh, Scotland. Each line is capable of treating 50 dry tonnes of sewage sludge per day. The choice of THP system was made using a sophisticated cost model that ensures that the performance of the ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • A new, important success for Flottweg

    In 2013, Flottweg SE participated in an international public tender issued by the Società ACEA SpA in Rome, and was awarded a contract for six model Z92 OSE large-scale decanter centrifuges to be used for dynamic thickening of the sludge produced by the sewage treatment plants of the Italian capital. The order for the six units is expected to be placed next spring. On the left is a picture ...


    By Flottweg SE

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