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|1. (WO2017178356) IMPROVING SLUDGE DEWATERABILITY AND ENERGY BALANCE OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT|
|Title:||IMPROVING SLUDGE DEWATERABILITY AND ENERGY BALANCE OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT|
The present invention relates to a process for treating primary sludge in a wastewater treatment plant, comprising the steps of admixing an organic coagulant and/or polymer to wastewater; allowing a primary treatment of the wastewater in the presence of the organic coagulant or polymer; separating solids as a primary sludge from said primary treatment; and dewatering the primary sludge. The present invention further relates to a method of improving primary sludge dewaterability and improving energy balance of a wastewater treatment plant.