Motors at a sewage plant

Motors at a sewage plant

C026/3607 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: ASHLEY COOPER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: The motors that drive the oxygenating rotors at Daveyhulme wastewater treatment plant in Manchester, UK. United Utilities Daveyhulme plant process's all of Manchester's sewage and deals with 714 million litres a day. The sewage sludge from the plant is put in huge biodigesters which produce biogas from the human waste. This biogas is 70% methane a potent greenhouse gas. The biogas is burnt on site in a heat and power plant, preventing its release into the atmosphere. The plant generates around 7 megawatts of electricity per day from the renewable biogas.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: bacteria, biodigester, biodigestor, biogas, bubbles, climate change, daveyhulme, efficient, electricity, environment, global warming, green, greenhouse gas, manchester, methane, motor, oxygenate, pump, renewable, sewage, sewage works, treatment plant, uk, united kingdom, united utilities, waste water, wastewater, water, water tank, water treatment

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.