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  Most human activities that use water produce wastewater. As the overall demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater produced and its overall pollution load are continuou…
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  A major new research facility which will allow scientists to discover more sustainable and affordable ways to treat wastewater has been opened at a sewage treatment works in …
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Category: Industry

How can the costs of treating waste waters be reduced? The challenge Water pollution from abandoned mine workings is a global problem: it is estimated that 19,300 km of rivers i…
Water pollution from abandoned mine workings is a global problem: it is estimated that 19,300 km of rivers in the USA and 5,000 km of rivers in Europe are affected by acid rock drainage. Treatment requires the installation of specialist systems to reduce … http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/treating-wastewater/


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Category: Water Utilities

How can nitrous oxide emissions at wastewater plants be monitored in real time? The challenge Industrial effluents, such as landfill leachate or pharmaceutical wastewater, have …
Industrial effluents, such as landfill leachate or pharmaceutical wastewater, have high ammonia levels. Many wastewater treatment works are consented by the Environment Agency (EA) at < 5 mg/l NH3-N in treated effluent, and the consequences of nitrificati… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/water-utilities/nitrous-oxide-emissions/


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Can researchers help develop new wastewater treatment systems? The challenge Balmoral Tanks is based in Aberdeen and is a leading European designer and manufacturer of GRP, stee…
Balmoral Tanks is based in Aberdeen and is a leading European designer and manufacturer of GRP, steel and cylindrical water tanks, sewage treatment plants, rainwater harvesting systems and fuel oil storage products. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/industry/wastewater-tanks/


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Category: Energy

Can sewage waste water be used to generate hydrogen fuels? The challenge Wastewater treatment at sewage works uses a lot of energy – in total, around 2% of all UK electricity de…
Wastewater treatment at sewage works uses a lot of energy – in total, around 2% of all UK electricity demand. However, the latent energy stored in Northumbrian Water’s works is more than four times the amount required for treatment. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/energy/hydrogen-fuels/


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