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Sewage versus Wastewater - What's The Difference?

Sewage versus Wastewater - What's The Difference? The terms ‘wastewater’ and ‘sewage’ are regularly used interchangeably, however there are differences between both. In fact, ‘sewage’ is considered a subset of wastewater.

Wastewater Treatment Odours – Causes, Effects & Solutions

Wastewater Treatment Odours – Causes, Effects & Solutions Wastewater Treatment Plant Odours Are Common.

4 Signs You Are Ready to Upgrade Your Wastewater Treatment Plant

4 Signs You Are Ready to Upgrade Your Wastewater Treatment Plant In this blog we have outlined the four main signs that indicate it's time to upgrade.  There are a whole variety of reasons why operators and managers come to the decision that its time to upgrade their wastewater treatment plants. Understanding the underlying drivers is of importance for consultants and designers when considering how best to utilise existing assets and achieve the desire outcomes.

4 Ways To Create A More Energy Efficient Wastewater Treatment Plant

4 Ways To Create A More Energy Efficient Wastewater Treatment Plant Achieving a more energy efficient wastewater treatment plant has never been so important. Issues around energy consumption are of growing importance in the context of higher energy and production costs, emissions and a changing climate. Energy for aeration comprises a significant portion (60% average) of the operating costs of a wastewater treatment plant. According to the United Nations, globally it is estimated that implementing energy efficiency measures would account for more than 65% of energy-related emissions savings up to 2030. The water industry is one of the largest industrial users of energy with an estimated 2% of total global electricity consumption used for the aeration of wastewater. It is therefore in the best interest of the environment and the economics of wastewater treatment plants, for operators to find efficiencies in energy use.

5 Considerations When Managing An Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant

5 Considerations When Managing An Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Effective WasteWater Treatment Wastewater treatment operation and maintenance is a complex process - one that is essential for the successful treatment of wastewater before it is discharged into the environment. Industrial wastewater is a by-product of industrial processes, and is separate from domestic sources of wastewater.

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