Melbourne Water invest in nutrient recovery

Melbourne Water have invested in a nutrient removal plant which will have a significant positive impact on the environment.

The Western Treatment Plant, where 50% of Melbourne’s sewage is treated, will be able to process an extra 140ML of treated water per day – which is the same as filling 56 Olympic sized swimming pools.

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South East Water lead the way in biosolids research

South East Water (SEW) are leading the way with their biosolids research project, in partnership with the Soil Cooperative Research Centre (SCRC) and Newcastle University.

Their project is in line with Intelligent Water Networks (IWN) values and has been trialling the injection of biosolids in liquid form to improve soil structure, fertility and function at their Longwarry Water Recycling Plant.

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