12.10.14 Where there's muck there's money-saving

Posted on October 12, 2014
Archive : October 2014
Category : News

Yorkshire Water is using renewable biogas from the 30,000 tonnes of sludge its sewage treatment works in Bradford produces each year to generate all the energy the site needs. At a cost of £34 million the new sewage works, which covers some 750 acres, is one of the Europe's first totally self-powered treatment plants. The process involves pressure cooking the sludge at 165ºC to capture the biogas and then what's left is used as agricultural fertiliser. Nice.

Source: edie newsroom

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