Autothermal Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion of Municipal Sewage Sludge in Poland. Review

Izabela Bartkowska, Paweł Biedka, Izabela Anna Talalaj
2020 Proceedings (MDPI)  
This paper presents the process of autothermal thermophilic aerobic digestion (ATAD). The installations used in municipal sewage treatment plants in Poland were reviewed. The adopted solutions for sludge management and parameters of operating installations were presented. Attention was also drawn to the energy consumption of the process. On the basis of research carried out in the years 2003–2019 in the plants in question, the characteristics of sludge after the ATAD process were presented. The
more » ... were presented. The parameters that determine the usefulness of the sludge as an organic fertilizer are indicated above all.
doi:10.3390/proceedings2020051012 fatcat:y4h7u7ti2zftlp2ncrwdfl7uay