biosolids


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bi·o·sol·ids

 (bī′ō-sŏl′ĭdz)
pl.n.
Solid or semisolid material obtained from treated wastewater, often used as fertilizer.

biosolids

(ˈbaɪəʊˌsɒlɪdz)
pl n
1. (Environmental Science) semisolid or solid organic material obtained from the recycling of sewage, used esp as a fertilizer
2. (Agriculture) semisolid or solid organic material obtained from the recycling of sewage, used esp as a fertilizer
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Anglian Water recycles the majority of Biosolids to farmland as a fertilizer under the brand name Nutribio.
com)-- Synagro, the preeminent provider of biosolids and residuals solutions services in the United States since 1986, is pleased to participate in The American Water Summit (AWS) 2017 in Austin, Texas, November 29 to 30, 2017.
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) and the Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre (QSRTC) have signed three-year research and development (R&D) agreements exploring the use of Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) biosolids, for the production of fodder crops at the ministry's experimental farm in Rawdat Al Faras.
The application of biosolids to agricultural land offers the potential for safe disposal of biosolids while realising the value of plant available nutrients.
Senior science advisor John Werring of the David Suzuki Foundation conducted tests in July that showed high levels of contamination--higher than the BC Contaminated Sites Regulations--where biosolids in the Nicola Valley were dumped.
Assessment of indicators of fecal contamination in soils treated with biosolids for growing grasses
Sudbury has been recognized by the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) for its biosolids management plan.
About 54,000 gallons of treated sewage overflowed into a drainage ditch at the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission biosolids treatment facility north of Eugene, off Awbrey Lane.
But unlike most farmland, these fields are fertilized with biosolids produced by the city's wastewater treatment process.
The biosolids have been processed to kill pathogens, and EPA strictly regulates biosolid use to ensure the materials don't harm the environment, human health, or animal health.
Eventually, though, those microorganisms multiply and have to be removed from the wastewater stream and that creates biosolids.
Scientists at the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment are using the Australian Synchrotron to develop a way of turning biosolids from urban sewage into a safe nutrient source for farm soils.