Aeration & Blowers Podcasts

  1. A Cost-Effective Approach To Aeration Optimization

    The need for water utilities to update aging infrastructure and meet emerging challenges has reached a critical point across the country, but investing in solutions typically costs more than most municipalities can afford. The good news is that advanced aeration technology is available to optimize existing infrastructure at lower costs than major modifications or new construction.

  2. Three Largest Challenges With Wastewater Lagoons

    When it comes to wastewater lagoons, there are three main challenges that operators run into. The first, similar to other parts of the nation’s wastewater treatment infrastructure, is age. The second is compliance with new EPA ammonia, nitrogen and phosphorus limits which many lagoon plants weren’t designed to deal with. And the third is expansion as communities grow and need additional capacity.

  3. Enhanced Primary Treatment Reduces Energy By Separating BOD Before Aeration

    At WEFTEC 2016, Evoqua Water Technologies explored six core challenges faced by wastewater treatment plants -- energy reduction, nutrient removal, odor and corrosion control, aging plant equipment, water reuse and disinfection. In this Water Online Radio interview, Paul Rice, Municipal Marketing Director with Evoqua Water Technologies, discusses energy reduction and nutrient removal in more detail.

  4. Energy Efficiency Boosted By Replacing Controls Not Blowers

    At the wastewater treatment facility, the biggest energy consumer is almost always the multistage aeration blowers. Replacing these blowers with high speed turbo blowers can save energy but the short-term cost to replace the existing blowers, reroute pipe and set new foundations can make the change a hard sell.

  5. Reduce Costs With Energy And Equipment Savings

    For more than 60 years, Philadelphia Mixing Solutions Limited has been providing customers with a full range of globally proven in-tank mixing solutions.

  6. Instrumentation In The New Era

    Measuring dissolved oxygen (DO) in the aeration process has gone from a helpful, if vague, step for information gathering to a precise imperative for increased efficiency and reduced costs.

  7. The Right Technology To Fit Your Needs

    Aerzen supplies blowers for industrial and for wastewater treatment. Tom McCurdy, Regional Sales Manager at Aerzen, told Water Online radio in an interview that his company is unique in that they have the ability to help customers pick the right technology for the application without bias because they have multiple technologies available. They will work with the customer within what they need in terms of maximum and minimum flows, pressure swings, on-off cycles, etc., and will help guide a customer towards the right technology.

  8. Introducing The O-Factor In Aeration

    There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to aerating wastewater lagoons. As Randy Chann, President and CEO of Environmental Dynamics International (EDI) explains in this Water Online Radio interview, each lagoon environment needs to be configured to meet both financial and regulatory outcomes.

  9. Looking To The Future Of Wastewater Treatment

    Evoqua is looking toward the future– and that future is energy-neutral wastewater treatment plants.

  10. Energy Savings At The Aeration Basin

    With infrastructure dollars still tightly constricted, Aeration Industries International is focusing its attention on making wastewater treatment as cost-effective as possible. “Eighty percent of a wastewater treatment plant’s energy consumption takes place at the aeration basin,” Michael Ramirez, Director of Marketing for Aeration Industries points out in this Water Online radio interview. “Infrastructure dollars are low, everybody knows that. So we need to look for ways to really save money for the customer.”