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Veolia Provides Solution For Resource Recovery From Arla Dairy Wastewater

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Veolia Provides Solution For Resource Recovery From Arla Dairy Wastewater

Veolia Provides Solution For Resource Recovery From Arla Dairy Wastewater
August 24
16:02 2016

Arla dairy located in Aylesbury, near London, is the world’s largest fresh milk facility. In 2013 Arla planned the new dairy as a showcase of sustainable development, applying advanced process technologies and renewable energy solutions, targeting a zero carbon facility.

To support this concept, a first Memthane® Anaerobic Membrane Bio-Reactor was installed. This small footprint solution maximizes renewable energy production to cover more than 10% of the dairy biogas need while producing superb quality effluent with over 99% of TCOD removal efficiency.

In 2015, the production increased from 0.7 to 1 billion litre of fresh milk a year. In order to handle the additional wastewater flow and TCOD load generated, Arla chose to install a second Memthane® digester.

Memthane® solution is now a standard and validated technology for resource recovery from dairy wastewater. In South Africa, two dairies combined it with reverse osmosis to produce reuse water in a two step process only. For further information visit biothane@veolia.com.

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