Treating wastewater results in better water quality and more liveable cities
Globally, it is estimated that less than 20 percent of all wastewater generated from households and industry is adequately collected and treated. Moreover, only about 50-60 percent of wastewater discharges comply with the required quality standards due to inadequate capacity, operational performance or design of the infrastructure. After decades of environmental challenges, Denmark has created a strong regulatory framework to minimise the impacts from wastewater discharge and ensure cleaning to the highest standard. Finding solutions to our own challenges has resulted in better water quality and more livability in Danish cities and their surroundings.
We invite you to explore solutions related to wastewater treatment in more depth below, find potential partners, catch up on the latest related news and discover real-life case examples of how wastewater treatment can help solve your environmental issues.
Biogas Energy have built an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility at North State Rendering in Oroville, California that is already paying dividends, with uninterrupted biogas generating electricity, fuelling trucks and running boilers. “For a rendering plant, biogas is a natural fit”, says Brian Gannon of Biogas Energy. “North State Rendering were looking for ways to cut […]
A new water recycling plant will turn Carlberg’s largest brewery in Denmark into the most water efficient brewery in the entire Carlsberg Group, and probably also the world. Carlsberg’s Fredericia Brewery has consistently focused on resource management and water reduction, but even more advanced water recycling technologies were required to reach the ambitious targets set […]
The climate crisis is accelerating at an unprecedented rate but urban climate adaptation plans are failing to keep up with the pace. 75 per cent of all European cities have no climate adaptation plans as we speak. In Copenhagen, several climate change initiatives have been taken and more projects are underway.
Good water management can make cities healthier places to live, resilient towards climate change and more sustainable overall. Without proper sanitation, sewerage and clean water supply, there is no liveable city. This white paper features lessons learned from different Danish stakeholders within urban water management. It is meant to serve as a tool for inspiration for creating innovative water solutions, which contribute to smarter and more liveable cities.
The shift from a conventional wastewater treatment plant towards a resource recovery facility has become a priority focus in Denmark. Consequently, BIOFOS is now in the transfer process towards optimising resources from waste without compromising the environment.
Billund BioRefinery (BBR) is a resource recovery plant that integrates urban waste management and wastewater treatment with circular economy. We produce energy, clean water and nutrient rich natural fertilizer, all whilst effectively cleaning all the influent waste streams and protecting the environment.
On a global scale, less than half of all wastewater is collected and less than 20 per cent is treated. This has led to severe environmental degradation of many inland and sea waters around the world. A new edition of a State of Green white paper with brand new cases from around the world provides lessons learned from Danish stakeholders within wastewater treatment, offering inspiration for reaping the benefits of using wastewater as a resource.
Aarhus Rewater, which will replace the existing Marselisborg wastewater treatment plant in 2028, will be a state-of-the-art treatment center and stand as a stunning landmark on the Aarhus harbour front. Upon completion, it is expected to be the world’s most sustainable and innovative wastewater treatment plant. In just a few years, Marselisborg wastewater treatment plant […]
Development projects in Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand Hat Yai, a business hub of the metropolitan Songkhla Province in Thailand is undergoing governmental projects run by the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) that focuses on developing parts of the area. This project is of crucial importance for the people residing there as it’s also a […]
ULTRAAQUA UV Product Portfolio for wastewater disinfection helps to preserve the environment and human health through the downstream water supply by eliminating dangerous bacteria and viruses from any human activity. All units in SS (Stainless-steel L316) material. Equipped with the latest UV technology, ULTRAAQUA UV units deliver industry-leading disinfection and energy efficiency. The UV units […]
ULTRAAQUA UV Product Portfolio for Aquaculture delivers water biosecurity for various shrimp and fish species. All units can be manufactured in PP (polypropylene) materials for anti-corrosion excellence in harsh saltwater or SS (Stainless-steel L316) for freshwater. All units are integrated for intake, process, and discharge water applications. The product options consist of the following: ACN […]
The wastewater from Denmark’s largest wastewater company, BIOFOS, is part of a groundbreaking research project at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) that will provide valuable knowledge on how the coronavirus spreads.
An overflow construction, placed at Kærbyholmrende, Middelfart, functions as a test and demo site for cleaning combined sewer overflow (CSO) with a HydroSeparator. The project is a cooperation between Middelfart Wastewater and Bonnerup Consults, and is supported by the Ministry of Environment. The HydroSeparator is developed by Bonnerup Consult primarily for treatment of rainwater, but […]
The HydroSeparator® is a patented system for treatment of storm water and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) where local requirements for treatment are strict. With the HydroSeparator® you get: High cleaning efficiency Small carbon foot print Fully automated operation wich can be monitored and controlled via SRO Economical operation Self cleaning system to avoid accumulation of debris […]
The safe handling of wastewater is essential to public health. Efficient and innovative design of wastewater systems is also a basis for sustainable development. We help our customers choose the optimal financial and most energy efficient solutions within the areas of: Wastewater management Strategic planning Drainage systems Wastewater treatment Operation and maintenance Ramboll has many years […]
EnviDan International has successfully conducted an R&D project in China upgrading a wastewater treatment plant for 200.000PE. At the plant in Ma An Shan EnviDan has implemented the ARP process and online control system EnviStyr and test results show significant improvements in effluent quality. With support from the Danish EPA and in cooperation with Aihua […]
The DEamMONification process for nitrogen removal is an energy-saving technology for ammonia removal from high strength wastewater. The process was developed at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. The DEMON process is a nitrification/deammonification process in which ammonia and nitrite are simultaneously converted to nitrogen gas, without the use of organic carbon. Additional information Process control […]