6.0 Digestion of sludge and sewage introduction

Course subject(s) 6. Digestion of sludge and sewage

Learning objectives

Welcome to the sixth and last module of this course, in which you will learn about sludge treatment. By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the composition of sludge
  • Explain the treatment processes for sludge
  • Quantify impact sludge dewatering on total sludge discharge

The last step in the sewage treatment plant is the sludge treatment. To get inspired, please watch the following movie that is made by the Dutch water authorities on sewer-mining. 

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