Day: 1 December 1998
Chard treatment works cleared for take-off
Chard in Somerset home of the first powered flight is the location for Wessex Water's most recent wastewater treatment works. Built to cope with the town's population growth until the year 2013, the £8 million treatment works has also been designed to blend in with the environment, resulting in the creation of several new wildlife habitats.
Septic sewer treatment reduces load on STWs
Sewers treated with Nutriox are much less likely to suffer from odour problems and corrosion by sulphuric acid. They also produce effluent which is easier for bacteria to digest at the treatment works. Peter Minting reports on a study by Anette Asoy of HydroCare.
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