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Rapid urbanisation and population growth is driving an increase in the volume of biosolids and sludge from wastewater treatment. SUEZ is a leader in the treatment of sludge, helping local authorities and operators transform biosolids into a new energy source, a fertiliser for agriculture and for land rehabilitation and landscaping. From advanced digestion to dryers to thermal oxidation, SUEZ has a broad range of solutions to solve biosolids management challenges.
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Biosolids conversion is fast becoming an integral part of the circular economy. In partnership with Intelligent Water Networks (IWN) and Greater Western Water, South East Water and its commercial arm Iota have proved the effectiveness of PYROCO, a breakthrough pyrolysis technology developed by RMIT University that converts biosolid to biochar while eliminating PFAS. Armed with solutions such as PYROCO, water […]
by Eric Garcin, Performance and Operational Excellence General Manager, SUEZ Rapid population growth and climate change are transforming the Australian landscape at an accelerated pace. Water utilities are under enormous pressure to transform their approach to wastewater treatment in the face of increasing energy costs, more stringent environmental discharge limits and an enhanced focus on delivering value for customers. The […]
When South East Water appointed SUEZ and joint venture partners John Holland and Beca to undertake a significant upgrade of its Boneo Water Recycling Plant on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, it heralded a major innovation milestone in Australia. On completion, this plant will run with the goal of reducing South East Water’s reliance on grid electricity and improve capacity to serve […]
Australian utilities are shifting from being energy consumers to producers, enabled by new technologies making waves in Europe. Here, Utility chatted with Eric Garcin, Performance and Operational Excellence General Manager at SUEZ, to learn more. You spent several years in Paris leading SUEZ’s Technical and Innovation portfolio in Europe. What did that experience offer? I was fortunate to work with […]
Ever heard of struvite? If the answer is yes, you might be aware of the destructive effect it can have on your wastewater treatment infrastructure. Struvite is a salt that causes blockages and damage to wastewater treatment pipes and equipment. But it’s not all bad news. The mineral’s natural properties make it a rich source of magnesium, nitrogen and phosphorus, […]
Finding treasure in trash: the $7.8 billion opportunity in Australia’s recycling and resource recovery sectorUtility Journalist Biosolids Content Hub, Projects, Sustainability, Water and Wastewater Treatment 0
By Mac Irvine, Waste and Bioenergy Lead, Clean Energy Finance Corporation Australia’s recycling and resource recovery sector is undergoing major transformation, driven by global market pressures. A new Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) report has identified an upside to this upheaval: a potential investment pipeline worth billions of dollars. Developed by the CEFC with global engineering and consultancy leader Arup, […]
The circular economy refers to the transition away from the current linear model of ‘take, make and dispose’ towards one that uses resources efficiently and repurposes what was previously regarded as waste. Here, we explore the role of utilities in moving from business models that prioritise resource drain to ones that value resource gain.