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Sludge processing: the basics Source: Judd Water & Wastewater Consultants / YouTube

Welcome to SludgeProcessing.com

Welcome to our new website, a technical information source for sludge treatment and the end disposal of waste sludge solids.

So, what is sludge processing? Watch our brief introduction to sludge treatment ...

Sludge is the main waste stream generated from water purification, both water for drinking and wastewater for environmental discharge. It requires processing to reduce its volume (and so the cost of subsequent haulage and disposal), as well as the risk it poses to public health, and more

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How much is sludge worth?

The UK regulator OFWAT has introduced legislation based on the notion of sludge as a resource. Its value is often expressed in terms of calorific content, and the phosphate is also potentially recoverable. But how exactly should sludge value be quantified?

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Anaerobic digestion − an introduction Source: Judd Water & Wastewater Consultants / YouTube

What is anaerobic digestion?

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is the most extensively employed sludge stabilisation process and, as with most sludge and wastewater unit processes, the design and performance of AD depends on the feed characteristics. Watch our explainer

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