Project

Treatment of digestate to re-usable and/or dischargeable water by means of membrane filtration

Duration
01 March 2008 → 28 February 2010
Funding
Private funding via IWT/VLAIO
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Sustainable chemistry
    • Aquatic sciences, challenges and pollution
    • Environmental science and management
  • Engineering and technology
    • Sustainable and environmental engineering
Keywords
renewable energy manure treatment water treatment
 
Project description

Research is being conducted towards the treatment of digestate coming from an anaerobic digester (receiving energy crops, animal manure and organic biological waste products) to dischargeable water and a pasteurised dried soil enhancer destined for export. Special attention is being paid to nitrogen mass balances.