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US Government Agencies Involved In Biosolids Generation And Distribution

Biosolids generation, use, and distribution can affect many areas of governance and they fall under federal jurisdictions. The US Environment Protection Agency is the governing body that coordinates with all other federal departments on issues falling under their jurisdiction such as health, agricultural services, food safety, plant health, the health of our ecosystems and the […]

What To Avoid When Dealing With Biosolids

Biosolids is a highly divisive topic in today’s society. While there is a large portion of the population that believes in the benefits of generating biosolids and using it as an organic fertilizer and even as a source of renewable energy, there is still a small portion of society that couldn’t wrap its head around […]

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Advantages of Using Multi-Stage Anaerobic Digestion In Generating Biosolids

Generation biosolids through anaerobic digestion, whether through a single-stage or multi-stage process, is one of the most widely used technologies in the industry. The standard multi-stage process is composed of a two-stage acid/gas-phased system. In this process, the acid-forming steps (hydrolysis and volatile acid fermentation) are separated from the gas-forming step (methane formation). The first […]

3 Environmentally Sound Biosolids Distribution Sites

Biosolids management is a tough conversation to have because of the critical component of the treatment process. Since waste management was a major problem for US states in the last decades, finding out that these could solve the distribution and application of treated sewage sludge was a golden opportunity for the federal government and its […]

4 Factors That Affect The Odor Control of Biosolids

Decisions regarding odor control in the generation of biosolids range from intensified and higher degree of treatment at the wastewater treatment plant to managing the odors at the off-site storage locations. The key consideration is making sure that when the biosolids leave the treatment plants, the odor has been reduced and minimized. It is more […]

Top Tips For Transporting Biosolids To A Storage Facility

Storing biosolids is easy if the generating facility is big enough to accommodate even the surplus in materials. When biosolids are generated, the exact amount cannot be measured and it’s hard to quantify how many sacks or pounds of biosolids will be produced because of the process involved in the treatment. When the sewage sludge, […]

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Biosolids Management Points For Facility Storage

Aside from the successful generation of biosolids in facilities and plants, there should also be provisions for the daily amount of biosolids that are being produced and cannot be land applied immediately. The storage of the biosolids is a critical component of understanding the benefits of biosolids for the environment, as well as general public […]

The Biosolids Process of Dewatering And Drying

The regulations governing biosolids process are so strict that treatment plants have to regularly study the processes they use in order to get the necessary permits and licenses from governing authorities. But these rules and regulations are essential to assure that the treated sewage sludge can be applied on land used for food production. The […]