Open Access Biosolids and Sludge Management

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Abstract:

This review section covers journal articles and conference papers related to biosolids and sludge management that were published in 2008. The literature review has been divided into the following sections:

•Biosolids regulation and management issues,

•Biosolids characteristics and measurement,

•Sludge treatment technologies,

•Disposal and reuse,

•Odor and air emission, energy issues,

•Risk Analysis

The sludge treatment technologies include: pretreatment and sludge minimization, anaerobic digestion, aerobic digestion, alkaline stabilization, composting, dewatering, drying and innovative technologies. The disposal and reuse section covers combustion/incineration, pyrolysis, and land application that reviews issues pertaining to nutrients, heavy metals, synthetic organics, and pathogens. Biosolids have sometimes been used for the reclamation of marginal or contaminated lands - such applications have been classified under non-agricultural uses.

Keywords: ANALYSIS; BIOSOLIDS; DISPOSAL; ODOR; REUSE; RISK; TREATMENT

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143009X12445568399730

Publication date: September 10, 2009

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  • Water Environment Research® (WER®) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management. An annual Literature Review provides a review of published books and articles on water quality topics from the previous year.

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