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).
3 project partners (Mittskåne Vatten - Hoor Kommun Water Supply and Sewage Treatment Company, Bornholms Energy & Supply and Klaipeda University) visited Goleniow - Szczecin, Poland on 11-12 of March, 2019. The purpose of the meeting - to exchange the experience...read more
The third STEP project partners meeting took place in Hoor, Sweden on 26-28 of February 2019. During the meeting, the partners presented status of the project work packages as well as coordinated future actions for successful project work’s plan activities...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