WASTEWATER RESEARCH AND INDUSTRY SUPPORT FORUM
Latest meeting 21st June 2016
This was the Forum’s 59th meeting and was held at CIWEM’s HQ.
Nereda® – An innovative technology for cost-effective, energy efficient and sustainable wastewater treatment
Dr Andrew Thompson, Technical Manager – HaskoningDHV UK
Shepherd Managing the Floc – Novel use of pressure measurements for real-time monitoring of Activated Sludge
Derek Price, Founder, Bactest Ltd
Shepherd is an Activated Sludge Monitoring and Management System that floats in an activated sludge lane and automatically samples every 60 minutes calculating an accurate BOD5 proxy every hour. Derek’s presentation introduces the technology; the measuring of floc respiration as a means to understand how an activated sludge plant is performing; optimising aeration for reduced energy usage; and early detection for toxic events and equipment failures.
Date of next meeting of the Forum Tuesday, 8th November, 2016