Sewage Sludge News

  • 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 ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 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

  • The MAIOR HS installed at the WWTPs of the Autonomous Province of Trento

    At the Malè and Faver WWTPs of the Autonomous Province of Trento, has been successfully completed within January 2014 the installation and commissioning of the sewage sludge dewatering plants, by centrifugation, with the latest version of the Pieralisi decanters, the MAIOR HS series. Pieralisi supplied the complete dewatering plants, which include besides the MAIOR 4 HS RTV DFA ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Delegation from Romania and Moldova Visits Flottweg

    Within the scope of the program "Bayern - Fit for Partnership" a delegation from Romania and Moldova visited Flottweg Vilsbiburg. This program combines international education and Bavarian export promotion. The delegation consisted of decision makers from the water management organizations in Romania and Moldova. During the plant visit the visitors were very impressed by the know-how of Flottweg ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • 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 ...

  • Kirk set to improve Wanlip STW

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL has begun construction at the Wanlip Sewerage Treatment Works in Leicestershire for Severn Trent Water. Wanlip STW is one of Severn Trent’s major sewage treatment facilities and treats domestic and ...

  • Monsal wins technical innovation award at ADBA

    Monsal are delighted to announce they have won the innovation award at ADBA 2013 this week. The award “Innovation in sewage treatment through AD” recognises our significant contribution in the application of advanced digestion technology in the UK water sector. Monsal have over 12 operational advanced digestion plants for the water utility market, processing sewage sludge and ...


  • Another Success for Veolia’s Thermal Hydrolysis Process

    Following on from Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ success in securing the contract for its Biothelys® thermal hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works for Yorkshire Water, the company has been awarded a further Biothelys® contract, for Thames Water at Oxford STW.   The Oxford plant will treat a throughput ...


  • Chelsea`s Justin Dunning will be presenting on `Effluent Monitoring using UV Fluorescence` at Sustainability Live, NEC Birmingham - come and join him.

    Recent academic work on use of UV fluorescence in analysing water quality have identified methods that can be directly applied to detection of effluent within water systems. Use of fluorescence provides significant improvements to currently used absorption techniques being far more selective and sensitive. This has led to commercial development of such fluorometers that are now being applied to ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Business Excellence Award for Green Technology goes to Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has jointly received a prestigious Business Excellence Award from Yorkshire Water for their work on a new Thermal Hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works in Bradford. The awards are presented annually by Yorkshire Water to recognise and celebrate work done by individuals, teams and partners of Yorkshire Water. Veolia is part of the team, ...


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