Research

Wastewater Technology (AWT)

Wastewater Technology, Nutrient Removal and Recovery, Wastewater Reuse, Phosphorus Elimination, Process Optimization, Removal of Organic Micro-pollutants, Energy Analysis and Optimization, Sludge Treatment, Sludge Liquor Treatment, Fixed-bed Processes, Experimental Plant Construction and Supervision, Wastewater Concepts, Sewage Sludge Management, Diffuser Tests, Wastewater and Sludge Analytics, Nitrification Inhibition Tests, Training Concepts, Consultation

Completed Research Projects

Mobile Phosphorus recovery plant (c) M. Bouché (MSE)
Mobile Phosphorus recovery plant

Phosphorus in the form of struvite is recovered from the digested sludge by means of a mobile plant designed according to the principle of the stuttgart process.

Detailed project description: Simultaneous mobile nutrient recovery and mobile sludge dewatering on sewage treatment plants;Part 2 (pdf/77kb)

                                Simultaneous mobile nutrient recovery and mobile sludge dewatering on sewage treatment plants; Part 1 (pdf/116kb)

Financing Institution: MSE-Schlammentwässerung GmbH,
Karlsbad-Ittersbach
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Cristina Monea

Project partner: MSE-Schlammentwässerung GmbH,
Karlsbad-Ittersbach
Duration: 01/2016 - 12/2017
Measuring cylinder for comparison measurement with dry and humid sample gas (c) P. Maurer (ISWA)
Measuring cylinder for comparison measurement with dry and humid sample gas

Detailed project description: Autonomous microflame-ionization-detector to provide danger of explosion in urban sewer systems (FIDEX) (pdf/96kb)

Financing Institution: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Maurer

Project partner: KROHNE Innovation GmbH, Duisburg
balticFuelCells GmbH, Schwerin
Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme (IKTS), Dresden
VIA electronic GmbH, Hermsdorf
Duration: 11/2014 – 10/2017

Detailed project description: Recovery of phosphate from wastewater and process water with reusable magnetically separable ion-exchange particles in a large-scale test (SuPaPhos) (pdf/144kb)

Financing Institution: Baden-Württemberg Stiftung gGmbH
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Asya Drenkova-Tuhtan, M.Sc.

Project partner: Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung (ISC);
Institut für Funktionelle Grenzflächen, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT-IFG); Kompetenzzentrum für Materialfeuchte, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT-CMM); Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft und Technologiemanagement, Universität Stuttgart (IAT)
Duration: 04/2014 – 04/2016, Verlängerungen: 02/2017; 07/2017

Detailed project description: NoNitriNox - Design and operation of resource and energy efficient wastewater treatment plants with targeted prevention of environmental harmful emissions (joint research project: subproject 2) (pdf/189kb)

Financing Institution: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dr. rer. nat. Angela Boley

Project partner: ifak e.V. Magdeburg (ifak)
Weber-Ingenieure GmbH (Ingenieurbüro)
Stadtentwässerung Pforzheim (Kommunaler Betreiber)
Abwasserverband Steinlach-Wiesaz (Kommunaler Betreiber)
Duration: 06/2013 - 05/2016

Website NoNitriNox

Detailed project description: BIBS - Exporting Vocational Training in Urban Water Management to India (pdf/110kb)

Financing Institution: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Maurer

Project partner: VESBE e.V., Hennef
Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft und Technologiemanagement (IAO)
Duration: 06/2013 – 05/2017

Detailed project description: Pilot plant large-scale phosphorus recovery (MAP) from sewage sludge of wastewater treatment plants with simul- taneous elimination of phosphate by iron salts (pdf/166kb)

Financing Institution: Ministerium für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Baden-Württemberg (UM)
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing Volker Preyl

Project partner: iat – Ingenieurberatung für Abwassertechnik GmbH, Abwasserzweckverband Raum Offenburg
Duration: 01/2010 – 04/2016

Detailed project description: EXPOVAL, Transfer-oriented research and development in the field of wastewater - Validation of design rules on full-scale plants (pdf/242kb)

Financing Institution: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Michael Seeger

Project partner: GEA 2H Water Technologies GmbH, Hürth
Duration: 01/2012 – 01/2016

Website EXPOVAL

Detailed project description: Practice-oriented Education in Sanitary Engineering (ProESE) (pdf/136kb)

Financing Institution: GIZ – Festo Didactic
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Maurer

Project partner: Festo Didactic &Co.KG,
Denkendorf Universität Pretoria,
South Africa Universidad de Ingeniero Lima, Peru
Land Baden Württemberg GAK Emmingen Liptingen, Gemeinde Emmingen-Liptingen
Dr.-Ing. Jedele und Partner GmbH, Stuttgart
Duration: 07/2011 – 12/2015

Detailed project description: Energy potential study for the municipal wastewater treatment plants in Baden-Württemberg (pdf/88kb)

Financing Institution: Ministerium für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Baden-Württemberg
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Reinhardt; Dr.-Ing Juliane Gasse

Project partner: Weber-Ingenieure GmbH, iat – Ingenieurberatung für Abwassertechnik GmbH, WiW – Wupperverband für integrale Wasserwirtschaft mbH
Duration: 06/2014 - 10/2015

Detailed project description: Phosphorus recovery from industrial and municipal wastewater with a fluidized-bed-reactor (pdf/69kb)

Financing Institution: Willy-Hager Stiftung, Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Penfei Wang, M.Sc.

Duration: 02/2012 – 08/2014

Detailed project description: Application of granular activated carbon for the removal of persistent organic micropollutants (POPs) in continuously backwashed filters (pdf/63kb)

Financing Institution: Ministerium für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Baden-Württemberg
Contact:

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer, RBM;
Dipl.-Ing. Peter Maurer; Dipl.-Ing. Martina Hertel

Project partner: Dr.-Ing. Jedele und Partner GmbH (JuP), Stuttgart Gemeinde Emmingen-Liptingen
Duration: 01/2012 – 06/2014
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