iagua.es: "Today we speak with Javier Eduardo Sánchez, researcher in the R & D department of the company DAM and thr technical manager of the LIFE ANADRY project, who tells us some interesting aspects about the European project and the results obtained so far: (LINK in Spanish)"[...]
Life Anadry - NEWS
The management of urban solid waste and the generated sludge in urban treatment plants face important challenges in the framework of the circular economy according to the guidelines set in the European Union in recent years. The adaptation to this new context, where waste is valued as a source of resources, goes through the adoption of technological solutions to recover energy or materials in a viable and sustainable manner. This conference brings together public-private actors involved in the management of sludge and urban solid waste where it shows innovative technological solutions that arise from the close collaboration between industry, administration and technology centers or universities. The event will be in Spanish. For further information, check the offficial website of the event.
❗Free registrations with a completed application❗
Donostia / San Sebastiá[...]
New Article (in Spanish): LIFE-ANADRY project: evaluation of a pre-industrial dry digestion prototype for the treatment of urban WWTP sludge
The 5th International Conference on Small and Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants (SWAT5) took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from August 26 to August 29, 2018. The conference was organized by the Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Food Technology Department and Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki.
The main conference goal was to present the best drinking water and/or wastewater treatment techniques, especially those related to small municipalities, communities, settlements, hotels or industrial plants, based on environmental, financial, technical and social criteria such as our project Life-ANADRY.
Life-ANADRY was presented in the conference during the posters session by UT SEMIDE. The main participants of the conference were representing the scientific community such as professionals, researchers, engineers and environmentalists. For more information, please check the official website.
The Biorefine Cluster Europe interconnects projects and people within the domain of biobased resource recovery, striving to contribute to a more sustainable resource management.
The competence focus lies within the biorefinery sector: the refinement of chemicals, materials, energy and products from biobased waste streams. It can be subdivided in four categories:
- Biobased (waste)streams as an input for the circular economy
- Sustainable bio-energy production in its various shapes and forms
- Resource Recovery: extracting minerals, chemicals, water and materials from biomass
Life-ANADRY project has joined the cluster as an active project, you may check our profile here.[...]
The works of the Alguazas water treatment plant have been completed and will provide 1,200 cubic hectometres of reclaimed water to the irrigators in the region which is an area of 1,521 hectares.
The general director of Water, Sebastián Delgado, accompanied by members of the municipal corporation of Alguazas, visited the facility and reported that "this volume of water is in an excellent quality, the plant, built in 2014 and with capacity to serve a population of 162,000 inhabitants, already has tertiary treatment. "
The actions in this purifying station, in which 200,000 euros have been invested, have allowed to increase its energy efficiency. The Ministry of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries will allocate 2 million euros until 2019 in actions in 20 municipalities "with the aim of saving energy costs in the operation of each plant, by installing photovoltaic energy."
In Alguazas WWTP, Life-Anadry project is developed as an alternative for the management and treatment of sludge which is co-financed by the European Union within the Life program.
The technology is based on a pre-industrial scale design composed of a 20 cubic meter cylindrical reactor with capacity to treat up to three tons per day of sewage sludge. During the project, different temperature conditions (mesophilic and thermophilic) are studied and the performance in terms of stabilization, sanitation and biogas production is being currently determined. (link)
The META network gathered researchers and professionals, related to the water sector, at the “XIII Congreso Español de Tratamiento de Aguas” (XIII Spanish Congress of Water Treatment) on 18-20 June 2018 in León, Spain. The meeting was an opportunity to continue advancing the knowledge and experiences related to water management.
The main implementation results of the LIFE ANADRY project were presented on Tuesday, 19th June 2018, by Ceit-IK4.[...]
From 23rd -25th May 2018, Sludge Management in Circular Economy (SMICE2018) conference took place in Rome, Italy. SMICE2018 is part of the IWA Specialist Group on Sludge Management (SGSM) conference series, conceived as an international forum discussing state-of-art, practical applications and problems around sewage sludge. Sewage sludge management problems are common all over the world and best solutions, according to affordable costs, have to be suited to specific territorial contexts. Europe is now world promoter for the transition from the linear to the circular economy. Six new directives are about to be approved by the European Parliament and this will drive Member States to the adoption of new strategies and politics to maximize waste recycling.
Life-ANADRY was presented at the event by DAM to show the benefits of the dry anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge as a valuable alternative to conventional process.[...]
IFAT is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, and is a place where visitors can find strategies and solutions for using resources in intelligent cycles in a manner that ensures their long-term preservation—with a great deal of success. This year, the trade took place from 14- 18 May 2018 in Munich gathering thousands of visitors from all over the world. Life-ANADRY was presented as an innovative solution for waste water treatment plants in a stand together with SAVING-E by ESAMUR, Ceit-IK4 and INDEREN.