Wastewater tanks at sewage plant

Wastewater tanks at sewage plant

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Caption: Waste water tanks 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.

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

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