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Another Look at Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion is described as a collection of processes by which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. The process is used for industrial or domestic purposes to manage waste and/or to produce fuels. Much of the … Continue reading

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Biogas Used for Electric Power

In an earlier blog, I talked about anaerobic digestion––the degradation of organic material by anaerobic bacteria. The anaerobic digestion process is not just used in the treatment of human wastewater. It can be used with any type of manure or … Continue reading

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Archaea and Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater

A large amount of organic material must be eliminated through the wastewater treatment process. Anaerobic digestion is commonly used in the United States to decompose the organic material found in raw wastewater. Anaerobic digestion is an important process that is conducted in … Continue reading

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The Power of Poo

As a wastewater operator, you may be aware of anaerobic digestion and how useful the biogas produced can be, but now biogas has teamed up with the technology sector. In a recent article, Microsoft will power one of its data … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy

As I drive an hour home on the interstate daily, I tend to think about work on the way. The other day I read an article at the end of the day that made me look at the world going … Continue reading

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Anaerobic Digestion

About a year ago as I was on vacation and passing through a neighboring state, I began to notice a rotten-egg smell in the air. As I continued down the interstate, my eyes started to water, and it was hard … Continue reading

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