Sludge Technological Ecological Progress (Acronym STEP) – increasing the quality and reuse of sewage sludge is a collaborative project funded from the Interreg South Baltic Programme.
The project involves 5 entities from 4 Member States countries (Poland, Denmark, Lithuania, Sweden). The partners represent academic/research sector (Universities) and practitioners managing and operating the wastewater treatment plants (WWTP’s and municipality).
Project manager Marcin Hołub, prof. of ZUT, was taking part in the 5th International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials" which was held on October 22-28, 2019 in Oludeniz, Fethiye / Mugla-TURKEY. He presented STEP project results on this...read more
The fourth STEP project partners meeting took place in Klaipeda, Lithuania on 10-13 of September 2019. Partners presented status of the project work packages, evaluated project activities as well as coordinated future actions for successful project implementation. As...read more
The managing water utility on the island of Bornholm is currently implementing a strategy to reduce water infiltration in sewers and at the same time minimize flood risks. Based on the result of a simulation study using DHI’s modelling software WEST, the utility...read more
A common problem for wastewater utilities is high levels of heavy metals (e.g. cadmium and lead) in outgoing sludge. But how are these metals entering the system in the first place? Industries which are connected to the main sewer are usually pointed out as the most...read more