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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In 2018, Illinois American Water partnered with Illinois farmers to apply over 31,000 tons of residuals and biosolids, rather than sending them to a landfill.
In search of a cheaper and more permanent fix, they entered into discussions with Terrapure Organics Solutions (formerly Terrapure Environment) to establish a trial project to apply municipally treated biosolids.
The procedure 'is a practical and sustainable proposal for recycling all the leftover biosolids worldwide,' the researchers from RMIT University in Australia write in their new paper, published in the journal Buildings.
The Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Water Pollution Control Authority needed new options to dispose of biosolids due to the rising costs of applying it to farm fields.
The topic of solid waste treatment rarely makes for an engaging presentation, but Ben Nydegger, the biosolids program manager for the city of Boise's Public Works department, actually has a pretty interesting story to tell about what happens to what's flushed in the city of Boise.<br />Nydegger dispenses with the most unsavory realities first: that the city takes the biosolids, mostly human waste, from the city's two main "water renewal facilities" (once known as wastewater treatment plants), treats it to remove the pathogens, and then trucks it out of town to a property the city owns in unincorporated Ada County.
Baltimore, MD, November 21, 2017 --(PR.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.
Through physical, chemical and biological processes, the decontamination of the residual liquid is achieved and as a byproduct of this process biosolids are obtained.
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