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Water Treatment Residues

Recycling of Water Treatment Works Sludge

Reference: 99/SL/09/1
ISBN: 1 84057 167 5
Published Date: 17/04/2002

The project assessed the suitability for recycling of water treatment works (WTW) sludges currently produced and recommends actions and changes needed to optimise and secure recycling opportunities. The study comprised the following major elements: 1 a survey of arisings of WTW sludge, disposal costs and current waste management methods 2 a review of legislation and statutory guidance 3 consultation to identify current initiatives for the beneficial use of WTW sludges 4 classification of WTW sludge in terms of suitability for the waste management options identified

Price: £200