Screencap: Cellulose recovery from wastewater

Screencap Screencap is an EU funded project demonstrating at full scale a promising finescreen technology to recover suspended solids including cellulose from waste water on the basis of particle size.

Finescreens have potentially significant advantages in comparison with existing solid separation technologies based on density differences. Screencap adapts, installs and …

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Innovative phosphorus recovery technologies

P-REX P-REX is a recently completed EU funded project demonstrating novel and current technical solutions for phosphorus recovery and recycling.

Based on real operational data their performance and feasibility was systematically assessed and validated, as well as the quality of obtained recycling products. Together with the analysis of the market …

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Demoware: Water Reuse in Europe

Innovation Demonstration for a Competitive and Innovative European Water Reuse Sector Europe’s water resources are increasingly under stress, and this situation has encouraged more active consideration of alternative water sources as a strategic option to supplement water supplies and protect natural resources.

However, the ability of Europe’s communities of taking …

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Learning from best practices on resource recovery from water

Best Practices Resource Recovery from Water Learning from Best Practices on Resource Recovery from Water

Driven by environmental, economic, and ecological benefits, resource recovery from waste has started to draw attention worldwide. Recovering resources from water and wastewater can provide an alternative and economically viable source of resources supporting the …

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Production and application of granular aquafer

Production and application of granular aquaferEvery year in the Netherlands about 95,000 tons of aquafer is generated (62,000 tons of liquid aquafer and 33,000 tons of dewatered aquafer).

Reststoffenunie (now AquaMinerals) disposes of this water company residual and finds outlets for it in a variety of applications, such as …

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Nutrient and energy recovery from sewage: towards an integrated approach

Nutrient and energy recovery from sewage: towards an integrated approach

The provided an overview on analysis of nutrient flows, particularly of phosphate, with a comprehensive review of nutrient recovery technologies. An illustration of various case studies of wastewater treatment plants that adopted nutrient recovery methods and comparing the selected onsite …

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Sustainable Airport Cities

Sustainable Airport CitiesSchiphol Airport spread fertilizer granules on its grassland that were recovered from wastewater from the toilets from airplanes. The wastewater has been treated in a pilot struvite reactor at the airport's wastewater treatment plant (wwtp) that is operated by Evides Industrial Water. Given the low concentrations of…Continue reading »

Practicing sports on lime pellets

Practicing sports on lime pelletsThe Dutch company Henko recently began using lime pellets from the water industry in its artificial turf. Henko specialises in laying and gluing artificial turf, and is active both in and outside of the Netherlands.

The lime pellets are used as filler, and ensure the …

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Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation

Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation

WaCCliM works with multiple national and international partners, to address greenhouse gas emissions in drinking water and wastewater utilities. Working specifically with pilot utilities in Jordan, Peru, Mexico, and Thailand, WaCCliM is demonstrating how the greenhouse gas balance of water utilities can improve …

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PU:REST – Sweden’s first beer brewed with recycled water

PU:REST – Sweden’s first beer brewed with recycled waterIVL Swedish Environmental Institute has for several years been working with technologies that will make it possible to reuse wastewater.

Using the right combinations of technologies, wastewater can be recycled both cost-effectively and to such quality that it can be returned …

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