The power of poo

Northumbrian Water is the only wastewater company in the UK to use 100% of its sewage sludge (the left over material at the end of the wastewater treatment process) and convert it into gas...

De-watering activated sludge

David Helicon, Principal Waste Water Scientist at South West Water, has developed an industry leading solution to de-watering activated sludge. The result is a more desirable agricultural fertiliser and improved efficiency at the treatment...

Sludge management – biosolids’ recycling

Dr David Tompkins, Head of Knowledge Exchange & Innovation at Aqua Enviro. Aqua Enviro is the UK consultancy within SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions. Biosolids (or treated sewage sludges) typically have two markets – land...

Management of Biosolids Recycling

Scottish Water produces sewage sludge (Biosolids) as a natural by-product of the biological waste water treatment process. This sludge is then further treated to produce a biosolids product using various complex treatments such as...

How do you treat sludge properly?…talk to Eliquo Hydrok

The question of sludge treatment is of critical importance in modern wastewater treatment. On the one hand, disposal is very expensive. On the other hand, sewage sludge is a viable source of energy and...

The C-tech Process – Phosphorus removal made simple

 By Ben Hazard Process Engineer What’s the Problem? Biological phosphorus removal is the phrase on everyone’s lips in the UK water industry at the moment, and achieving Bio-P removal with a low site footprint is the goal....

S:MAX solutions bring many benefits

As water companies face more demands than ever before, the production of high-quality bioresources will play a huge role in managing these challenges. Population growth, climate change and the pressure to remain affordable are three...

Management of Biosolids Recycling

Scottish Water produces sewage sludge (Biosolids) as a natural by-product of the biological waste water treatment process. This sludge is then further treated to produce a biosolids product using various complex treatments such as...

Severn Trent uses anaerobic digestion to generate more green power than ever before

Severn Trent is now generating 38% of the energy it uses from a number of different renewable sources and the company is continuing to invest in new technology to increase that further in the...

Semi-organic sludges in the waste water treatment and biogas industries

Pumping of semi-organic sludges in the waste water treatment and biogas industries has long been the preserve of the progressive cavity pump (PCP), and with good reason.  They are able to deal with variable and...
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