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

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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