biosolid


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biosolid

[¦bī·ō‚säl·əd]
(civil engineering)
A recyclable, primarily organic solid material produced by wastewater treatment processes.
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The treatments were divided into four blocks, each planted with either canola or oats, and treated with one type of biosolid.
Assessment of indicators of fecal contamination in soils treated with biosolids for growing grasses
Now, research by an Agricultural Research Service scientist is helping to clarify the long-term effects that biosolid amendments can have on some soil types--and how the amendments could affect crop production.
Communities are often concerned about whether the use of biosolid fertilizers could lead to migration of bacteria and viruses away from the site of application, for instance in aerosols carried by air currents or by movement of pathogens through soil and into groundwater.
As wastewater treatment plants have increasingly looked for ways to reduce their high biosolids handling costs, we are very pleased that Thermo-System[R] Active Solar Sludge Dryer has been the technology of choice and allowed them to meet their needs.
With the new system, the facility can produce higher quality biosolids, better treat odors and more efficiently produce heat, steam and energy.
At Synagro, we see numerous new opportunities to capture the energy and organic benefits from biosolids and residual organics and we are excited about the prospect of partnering with the public sector to deliver real value to both the rate payers and the environment.
Biosolids are the byproduct of a biological water treatment process at Pearl GTL whereby living micro-organisms, rather than chemicals, treat the industrial water produced in the gas-to-liquids conversion process.
This is the second time the biosolids project has been recognized.
The plant sends a portion of its treated sewage by an 8-inch diameter pipe to the biosolids facility a few miles north, near Highway 99 and the Fiddler's Green Golf Course.
But unlike most farmland, these fields are fertilized with biosolids produced by the city's wastewater treatment process.
Eventually, though, those microorganisms multiply and have to be removed from the wastewater stream and that creates biosolids.