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Dewatering technology provides sustainable sludge solution

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Increasing limitations on sludge disposal is pushing industrial companies to rethink onsite wastewater treatment processes.
This is the view of Simon Kimber, director of WPL & Atana who said this means efficient dewatering to reduce sludge volumes has never been more vital.
Tightening restrictions relating to when sludge can be spread on agricultural land in England means industrial companies, such as food and beverage producers, must embed new wastewater treatment practices.
Regulated by the Environment Agency, the farming rules for water place limits on the times sludge can be spread to land, leaving waste management companies – now likely to have insufficient storage capacity - to urge their industrial clients to reduce the volumes produced.
Dewatering of liquid sludge is a simple, cost-effective, and sustainable solution, offered by industrial wastewater treatment specialists Atana and WPL, part of the WCS Group.
Dewatering is the process of removing liquid from sludge to reduce its weight and volume before disposal.
The separated liquid continues through the plant’s treatment process, in most circumstances to be discharged...

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