Expression of interest – dry and pyrolyse your sludge in Testbed Ellinge
In August 2023, the pilot facility within the Testbed Ellinge project will begin its operation. The project is now looking for interested wastewater utilities that want to send their sludge to the facility.
EBI is working to include sludge biochar in the FPR
Since the summer of 2022, the EU's Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR) has been in place for fertilisers within the EU. Sewage sludge as a substrate for pyrolysis which can then be used as fertilizer, sludge biochar, is not included in the FPR. The European Biochar Industry (EBI) has now published a position paper regarding the pyrolysis of sewage sludge and sludge biochar.
What happens during the “microbial bus journey”?
Imagine that the water drop is like a bus and the bacteria are its passengers. In our project The microbial bus journey we have investigated whether or not the same groups of bacteria remain in the bus from the water treatment plant to the last stop on the journey.
New phd students: Sara Roth and Ashley Hall
During the autumn, Sweden Water Research welcomed phd students Ashley Hall and Sara Roth.
First study visit to Testbed Ellinge completed!
Testbed Ellinge has now organised its first study visit. A study trip to Sweden within the Food & Bio Cluster Denmark, this time with a focus on biochar, was carried out on 26-27 October.
Summary of the 1st SCSSB
On October 11-12, Testbed Ellinge organised the 1st Swedish Conference on Sewage Sludge Biochar in Malmö. The conference attracted 122 people from 14 different countries.
Knowledge and results after three years with the FanpLESStic-Sea project
Microplastics are all around us, but the understanding about sources and pathways of microplastics must increase. Focus of the FanpLESStic-Sea project has been to raise knowledge and decreasing the microplastic pollution in the Baltic Sea.
Urine-diverting toilet in Nature
The REWAISE project is testing an innovative toilet system, where the urine is dried and transformed into a dry plant fertilizer - directly under the toilet. The prestigious magazine Nature writes about the technology in the news article The urine revolution: how recycling pee could help to save the world.
Board meeting with study visit at Bolmen research station
The board of Sweden Water Researchs met at Bolmen research station for a study visit and board meeting on 7-8 of March.
News from Källby Water Workshop
New technology and new collaborations within Källby water workshop. Project manager Markus Fröjd tells more about what is going on.
Common challenges and investments for The Sound
Within the ÖReWise project, representatives of the water and waste water operations met to find solutions to common challenges for the Sound and investments in climate adaptation measures.
Kenneth M Persson awarded for his contributions to the water sector
Kenneth M Persson, head of research at Sydvatten and Sweden Water Research and professor at Lund university, receives the award Vatten-priset, for his contributions in the drinking water sector.