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Palladium used to “trace” nanoplastics throughout water treatment

Palladium used to “trace” nanoplastics throughout water treatment

  • By Aquatech
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  • 16-04-2019

Researchers in Switzerland have developed a novel method to track nanoplastics as they enter the activated sludge process of a water treatment plant.

Food waste & sludge: teamwork makes the biogas dream work

Food waste & sludge: teamwork makes the biogas dream work

  • By Aqautech
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  • 12-02-2019

A two-year trial from water agency PUB and the NEA concludes that treating food waste and sludge together increases the amount of biogas produced.

Sweden and  Germany kickstart phosphorus recovery drive

Sweden and Germany kickstart phosphorus recovery drive

  • By Aquatech
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  • 12-10-2018

Water utility company Gelsenwasser AG has signed an agreement to recover phosphorus from incinerated sewage sludge in the ChemPark of Bitterfeld-Wolfe...

More data needed on microplastics and water

More data needed on microplastics and water

  • By Aquatech
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  • 02-10-2018

Together with pharmaceuticals, the detection of microplastics in both water and wastewater is one of the largest growing environmental concerns.