SLUDGE & BIOSOLIDS PROCESSING CASE STUDIES & WHITE PAPERS

WWTP’s Screw Press Reduces Odors, Saves Money, And Takes Up Less Physical Space
WWTP’s Screw Press Reduces Odors, Saves Money, And Takes Up Less Physical Space

A WWTP chooses a new screw press that takes up less than half the space that the old belt press had occupied. This was striking for the operations team but not as striking as the fraction of time they needed to spend managing the screw press.

Weighing And Remote Monitoring For Reliable Wastewater Treatment
Weighing And Remote Monitoring For Reliable Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater treatment can be a dirty job — but someone has to do it. At a Canadian wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) serving around 75,000 citizens, between 240 and 300 cubic meters of digested sludge are treated each and every day!

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SLUDGE & BIOSOLIDS PROCESSING PRODUCTS

SCOUT Hydro Profiling System SCOUT Hydro Profiling System

The Reliant Water Technologies SCOUT Hydro Profiling System is the answer to obtaining clear and concise shallow water survey data quickly and inexpensively. By not only providing a visual hydrographic ‘picture’ of everything underwater, in any shallow body of water, the SCOUT also provides the volume of sludge in the water body (as well as the volume of free water). The ‘picture’ provided is color enhanced in order to provide clear, definitive delineation of variable depths of sludge, or debris, and includes multi-point water depth over-lays.

AquaPrime™: Cloth Media Filter AquaPrime™: Cloth Media Filter

The AquaPrime system utilizes a disk configuration and the exclusive OptiFiber® cloth filtration media to effectively filter screened, de-gritted, raw municipal sewage. This proven technology easily handles significantly higher solids loading rates compared to secondary clarified effluent (by a factor of 3 to 5 times) with the added ability to sustain a low TSS concentration, making it an ideal solution for both wet weather treatment and primary treatment in lieu of conventional sedimentation systems.

IFT Sludge Thickener IFT Sludge Thickener

The IFT Rotary Drum Sludge Thickener offers best in class performance for achieving 5-15% solids for municipal wastewater sludge. JWC’s Rotary Drum Thickener almost exclusively utilizes woven wire mesh screening panels for the construction of the drum. This allows for capture rates in excess of 98% and a much lower polymer use compared to systems using perforated plates or wedgewire drums.  The wire mesh screening media is built into removable panels that are installed on a drum frame.  This allows for a simple exchange of screening panels if they are damaged or conditions change without having to acquire a full drum.

 

There’s Money In That Sludge! There’s Money In That Sludge!

From waste to wealth
More and more wastewater treatment plants are trying to find ways to reuse their valuable sludge through anaerobic digestion as well as lower their overall carbon footprint. With our recent acquisition of IPEC we now have world class solutions to meet your sludge thickening needs.

BioCon Biosolids Dryer BioCon Biosolids Dryer

BioCon is a dual-belt dryer designed to be one of the safest dryers on the market while maintaining easy and efficient operations. In much the same way a convection oven speeds up the baking process in the kitchen, BioCon uses hot air circulation to evaporate the water from the biosolids.

Thermal Hydrolysis Solutions Thermal Hydrolysis Solutions

Veolia developed Bio Thelys™ and EXELYS™, two innovative solutions that combine thermal hydrolysis with anaerobic digestion. With multiple configurations, Veolia provides a customized thermal hydrolysis process meeting each plant's needs.

Turn What You Have Into What You Want Turn What You Have Into What You Want

Evoqua Water Technologies is the leader in Upgrade and Retrofit Solutions for refurbishing wastewater plant equipment and improving operating performance. Experienced technical experts can provide thorough evaluations to determine the most cost-effective options, and draw upon a library of original equipment drawings to speed project execution and lower costs. Evoqua’s installation base dates back more than 100 years. 

LAGOON MASTER™ Sludge Activating Aerator LAGOON MASTER™ Sludge Activating Aerator

Recreational ponds, wastewater lagoons, fish grow-out ponds and small, shallow lakes have always exhibited the problem of organic matter collecting on the bottom and eventually becoming polluted. Wastewater lagoons are especially fraught with problems because their purpose is to clean the wastewater to the point that it can be released back into the environment. Over the years many different things have been attempted to assist in degrading the organic matter that builds up in the “sludge” on the bottom of these water bodies.

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SLUDGE AND BIOSOLIDS PROCESSING VIDEOS

Chain and Scraper Made Easy Chain and Scraper Made Easy

Dennis Kaeser, Technical Sales Manager Chain and Scraper for Evoqua, provides an overview of some of the replacement chain and scraper products the Company offers with a particular focus on ease-of-replacement and operator safety.

Retrofitting Your Wastewater Operation Retrofitting Your Wastewater Operation

Kevin Westerling interviews Mark Pamperin, a biological processes product manager with Evoqua, about retrofitting and rehab systems for wastewater treatment plants. Their discussion touches on circular clarifiers, anaerobic digestion, brush aerators, chain and scrapers, RBC systems and diffused aeration.

Fresh Solutions For Working With Biosolids Fresh Solutions For Working With Biosolids

Peter Bugg, Director of Innovation for Ovivo discusses some of the Company’s latest solutions for biosolids including the BioAlganyx and BioLenz products with Bill King at WEFTEC 2016.

Heliantis™ Solar Sludge Drying Heliantis™ Solar Sludge Drying

Heliantis™ transforms any type of dewatered sludge (15% minimum dry content) into a dry, granulated product with a dry-solids content that can be adjusted within a range of 35% to 85%. Using the sun as the main energy source, the sludge is dried in a greenhouse and a scarifying machine turns over and breaks up the sludge into carbon-neutral and odorless granules, for eventual agricultural reuse or thermal energy production using co-incineration.

BioAlgaNyx: Bringing Sludge Management Into The 21st Century BioAlgaNyx: Bringing Sludge Management Into The 21st Century

Ovivo, a worldwide leader in providing advanced water and wastewater treatment solutions, in partnership with the University of Akron, has developed BioAlgaNyx™, a bioengineered algae based technology for wastewater and sludge management.

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