Municipal Wastewater Technical Proceedings from Global Methane Initiative Events
12 - 14 October 2011 GMI Partnership-Wide Meeting: Krakow, Poland
- Update on Municipal Wastewater Sector - Discussion Paper (PDF, 3 pp, 27 KB)
This paper, developed by the Administrative Support Group, provides background on the formation of the Municipal Wastewater Subcommittee and was presented to the GMI Steering Committee, leading to the formation of the Municipal Wastewater Subcommittee.
- Energy from Wastewater (PDF, 56 pp, 4.2 MB)
Daniel Yeh (PhD, PE, LEED AP), Associate Professor, University of South Florida, GMI Partnership-wide Meeting, 12-14, October 2011, Krakow, Poland.
Presentation summarizing how energy can be obtained from wastewater treatment.
11 - 12 November 2010 Wastewater Task Force Meeting: Venice, Italy
- Perspectives from Brazil (PDF, 52 pp, 3.6 MB)
Eduardo, Pacheco (Dr. Eng.), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, GMI Wastewater Task Force Meeting, 11 November 2010, Venice, Italy
Presentation that discusses the Brazil experience with cogeneration from biogas at wastewater treatment plants.
- Perspectives from the European Union (PDF, 54 pp, 3.4 MB)
Dr. Henri Spanjers, Lettinga Associates Foundation, GMI Wastewater Task Force Meeting, 11 November 2010, Venice, Italy
Presentation that describes anaerobic digestion basics, types of reactors, and the current state of practice of anaerobic digestion plants.
10 - 11 September 2009 GMI Partnership Steering Committee Meeting: Washington, D.C., United States
- Municipal Wastewater Treatment Scoping Paper (PDF, 38 pp, 329 KB)
This paper was developed by the Administrative Support Group to evaluate the magnitude of global methane emissions from wastewater, provide an overview of methane emissions from wastewater handling and treatment operations, identify mitigation opportunities, and to discuss the economic feasibility and potential barriers to implementing mitigation opportunities. Finally it presents an initial analysis of the possible options for engagement by GMI.
27 January 2009 GMI Partnership Steering Committee Meeting: Monterrey, Mexico
- Biogas from Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants - The Chilean Experience (PDF, 48 pp, 2.9 MB)
Sebastian Bernstein Llona, Metrogas, 5th Annual Steering Committee Meeting, 27 January 2009, Monterrey, Mexico
Presentation that presents the Chilean experience with biogas production and use at landfills and wastewater treatment plants.