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Motors Roadmap - Sewage Pumping Systems - EV0436

The overall project will provide the rationale for moving the focus of the study from electric motors to sewage pumping systems.

Based on existing evidence, an investigation into the lifecycle (environmental, social and economic) impacts of motor driven systems, focussing on sewage pumping systems as a test case. This research will primarily focus on environmental impacts, but should also include any relevant social, health and economical impacts. Both UK and international sources - where appropriate, will be analysed with clear references and rationale.

This project will be able to review and assess the evidence, for robustness and identify any uncertainties and key evidence gaps.

Project Documents
• Final Report : Electric Motors Roadmap - Lifecycle Evidence Study on Wastewater and Sewage Pumping Systems   (1447k)
• Final Report : Electric Motors Roadmap - Summary Results from Monitoring Wastewater and Sewage Pumping Systems   (815k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2010

Cost: £64,904
Contractor / Funded Organisations
AEA Technology
Sustainable Consumption and Production              
Sustainable Development              
Waste Management              
Fields of Study
Sustainable Consumption and Production