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An innovative approach to the treatment of farm effluent - WA0511

This study will assess the feasibility of alternative solutions to the effective treatment of farm wastes and will build on existing work undertaken by Wisdom Agricultural Limited. A range of mechanical and chemical techniques will be evaluated for their performance during the treatment of farm effluent to form dried pressed cakes. Performance indicators monitored will include: effectiveness at removing suspended solids; effectiveness at achieving BOD and COD levels consistent with NRA (EA) requirements; composition of solid products before and during storage; environmental impact; and economic performance. Findings of the study will be published in scientific literature and presented at technical meetings and seminars.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1994

To: 1996

Cost: £212,428
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Wisdom Agricultural Limited
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Agriculture