How to Solve Your Long-Term Biosolids Management Issues

An Alabama utility resolves lingering biosolids management issues with a thermal dryer that yields high-value Class A material.
How to Solve Your Long-Term Biosolids Management Issues
The team at the Albertville wastewater treatment plant includes, from left, front row: Austin Harvey, Bryan Miller, Lance Davis, Casey Cook and Elden Chumley. Stairs, front row: Mike Smith, Dale Williams, Michael Childers, Lucas Moore, Tyler Harden, Erik Springfield and David Gilbert. Stairs, back row: Lance Mullinax, Jake Eason, Keith Galloway, Kadin Dick and Billy Woodham.

The Municipal Utilities Board of the City of Albertville evaluated numerous options before settling on a long-term biosolids technology.

Between landfilling 30 years ago and indirect closed-loop thermal drying today, the utility tried land application of Class B biosolids and...

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