WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Location, Location — The Key To Aeration
Location, Location — The Key To Aeration

As with any industrial process, the right tool for the job depends on the nature of the task at hand. In aerobic wastewater treatment, that optimal choice often comes down to a balance between the biological and financial demands of the application. Either way, here are several performance comparisons of how multiple aeration methods and locations stack up in industrial wastewater treatment applications.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT CASE STUDIES AND WHITE PAPERS

  • Dependable Operation And Longevity Invaluable To Guelph’s Screening Process
    Dependable Operation And Longevity Invaluable To Guelph’s Screening Process

    It had become obvious to The City of Guelph that it was time to replace several of the components in its treatment process. Project leaders wanted to upgrade its treatment processes by implementing leading edge technology. By thoroughly researching what was available they choose the technology and vendor that was the best match for their long-term wastewater treatment goals of the City.

  • Continuous Analyzer Integrated Data Validation
    Continuous Analyzer Integrated Data Validation

    Continuous analyzers are an integral part of the process to maintain quality, ensure compliance, and protect public health. Therefore it is imperative to ensure the analyzers are functioning properly and provide accurate and reliable data. This requires validation of the data provided by the analyzer on a routine basis. In addition some continuous analyzers incorporate internal data validation capabilities to inform the end user the reliability of the data provided by the analyzer. This paper discusses integrated data validation and how they may be integrated into SCADA systems.

  • Would You Like Some Free Green Energy With That?
    Would You Like Some Free Green Energy With That?

    Some of the world’s most environmentally efficient and profitable green energy technologies are being specifically tailored to the needs of the beef, poultry, pork, rendering and stockfeed industries.

  • Direct Filtration Of Spring Water

    The Franklin Water Treatment Plant, near the Utah/Idaho state border, serves approximately 600 residents. Traditionally, water was drawn from springs and chlorinated.

  • Wastewater Reuse And Recycling Today
    Wastewater Reuse And Recycling Today

    Over the last several years the wastewater reuse segment of the water industry has experienced both rapid growth and tremendous change. Global demand for increased water supplies fuels the development of alternative water sources, including reclaimed wastewater.

  • Smart Water: Remote Sensing
    Smart Water: Remote Sensing

    Automated metering systems (AMSs) or “smart meters” can provide valuable data for electric and water utilities. Data analytics can be used to improve customer service, boost conservation, monitor the system, and even forecast demand. An ultimate goal might be to eventually monitor everything from streetlight intensity to fire hydrants.

  • 15 Steps To Identifying Your Best WTP & WWTP Flow Metering Options
    15 Steps To Identifying Your Best WTP & WWTP Flow Metering Options

    There’s a lot to be said for the old adage, “Use the right tool for the job.” When it comes to flow meters for municipal or industrial water treatment plant (WTP) and wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) operations, however, the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. That is where using a process of elimination to winnow out styles that don’t fit the performance criteria of an application can make it easier to compare the few remaining options. Here is a checklist of considerations to accelerate that process.

  • Post-treatment Aeration Maintains Dissolved Oxygen In Effluent High-Solids Wastewater Prior To River Discharge
    Post-treatment Aeration Maintains Dissolved Oxygen In Effluent High-Solids Wastewater Prior To River Discharge

    The LeSourdsville WWTP in Butler County, Ohio, was required to meet their NPDES permit requirement of 6 mg/l dissolved oxygen at the plants Miami River outfall.

  • Where To Find Money In Biogas
    Where To Find Money In Biogas

    On the surface, wastewater treatment operations don’t appear to be handling precious material. But these facilities are actually processing a great deal of value every day.

  • The Truth About Clogged Pumps
    The Truth About Clogged Pumps

    The sky is blue, grass is green, and, someday, your pumps are going to clog. It’s just another fact of life — or is it? 

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT APPLICATION NOTES

  • Bringing Efficiency And New Confidence To BOD5 Analysis Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) analysis is the test everyone loves to hate—and for compelling reasons. By Bob Dabkowski, Hach Company
  • Air / Gas Mass Flow Meter Improves Wastewater Treatment Processing Efficiency
    Air / Gas Mass Flow Meter Improves Wastewater Treatment Processing Efficiency

    One of the most common processes in wastewater treatment is the activated sludge method, which biologically treats the wastewater through the use of large aeration basins. This process requires the pumping of compressed air into the aeration basins where a diffuser system ensures the air is distributed evenly for optimum treatment. The energy needed to provide compressed air is a significant cost in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant.

  • Application Of Alkagen® Solution For Odor And Corrosion Control
    Application Of Alkagen® Solution For Odor And Corrosion Control

    Almost all wastewater collection system odor and corrosion problems are a result of the formation of sulfide. Sulfide is formed under the anaerobic conditions that typically exist in wastewater force mains.

  • Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen: Simplified With s-TKN™
    Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen: Simplified With s-TKN™

    The Dallas County Water and Sewer Authority (DCWSA) in Selma, Alabama recently found itself in a tough spot: under the scrutiny of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). The wastewater treatment system needed better means for control. Ammonia, TSS, cBOD, and TKN readings were out of compliance. Then they discovered a new testing method known as simplified-TKN (s-TKN), and with it, better process control to achieve regulatory compliance. By Andrew Antonio, Municipal Wastewater Market Manager and Derek Walker, Applications Development Manager

  • Increase Ink Jet Print Speeds By 15% With 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ SP Series Membrane Contactors
    Increase Ink Jet Print Speeds By 15% With 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ SP Series Membrane Contactors

    Many high-speed, wide-format ink jet printer manufacturers are now using 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ SP Series Membrane Contactors to remove air bubbles and excess gases from ink to reduce downtime and improve yields. Entrained bubbles and excess gases are often the cause of printing surface defects and ink flow interruptions that can cause printer shut-downs.

  • Determination Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons In Seafood
    Determination Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons In Seafood

    Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a large group of organic compounds found naturally in the environment. PAHs are monitored by the US Environmental Protection Agency due to their carcinogenic characteristics.

  • Harmonics Reduction Methods
    Harmonics Reduction Methods

    There are several basic methods for reducing harmonic voltage and current distortion from nonlinear distribution loads such as adjustable frequency drives (AFDs). Following is a description of each method, along with each method’s advantages and disadvantages.

  • Improving Compliance Through Real-Time Phosphorus Control
    Improving Compliance Through Real-Time Phosphorus Control

    Levels of phosphorus, a chemical element that promotes organic growth, must be controlled in wastewater coming from beverage, food and dairy processing plants. Failure to control phosphorus accurately has a negative impact on water quality and can lead to large fines.

  • Analysis Of Pesticide Residue In Spinach Using The AutoMate-Q40 An Automated QuEChERS Solution
    Analysis Of Pesticide Residue In Spinach Using The AutoMate-Q40 An Automated QuEChERS Solution

    QuEChERS is a Quick-Easy-Cheap-Effective-Rugged-Safe extraction method that has been developed for the determination of pesticide residues in agricultural commodities.

  • All WirelessHART Devices Are Not Created Equal
    All WirelessHART Devices Are Not Created Equal

    Though they all must support routing functionality, some devices do it better than others.

    Routing consumes more energy, so the lifetime of the battery will be affected.  Therefore, a device with a battery that is inexpensive, has a long lifetime, and is easy to change would be ideal. With all this considered, a WirelessHART temperature transmitter is a suitable option to operate as a repeater.

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT PRODUCTS

4630 Chlorine Analyzer System 4630 Chlorine Analyzer System

The Signet 4630 Chlorine Analyzer System is an integrated all-in-one system designed to measure free chlorine.

Signet 2774-2777 DryLoc® pH/ORP Electrodes Signet 2774-2777 DryLoc® pH/ORP Electrodes

The Signet 2774 - 2777 pH and ORP Electrodes feature a unique foulproof DryLoc® connector with goldplated contacts designed specifically for use with the Signet 2750 and 2760 preamplifiers, sensor electronics, and connectors.

TITAN MBR QUBE™ TITAN MBR QUBE™

The TITAN MBR QUBE™ is a complete, factory-built, packaged wastewater treatment system featuring a compact design for simple shipping and mobility. Equipped with the same TITAN MBR™ technology that has made S&L an industry leader in pre-engineered treatment systems, the TITAN MBR QUBE™ provides simple, economical and efficient plug and play treatment in a much smaller footprint than conventional treatment systems. The TITAN MBR QUBE™ is a 40-ft long cube shipping container; delivered directly to the job site, minimal assembly required.

SANILEC® Seawater Electrochlorination Systems SANILEC® Seawater Electrochlorination Systems

For more than 35 years, De Nora Water Technologies has offered seawater electrochlorination systems to economically and safely produce a powerful biocide and disinfecting agent for marine, offshore and industrial applications. De Nora Water Technologies is the world leader in the supply of equipment for seawater electrochlorination with more than 400 installations in 60 countries, producing more than 1.3 million kilograms per day of sodium hypochlorite from seawater and representing more than 65% percent of the world capacity for this type of technology.

Centrifugal; Vertical Pedestal Chopper Pumps Centrifugal; Vertical Pedestal Chopper Pumps

Vaughan's vertical pedestal chopper pumps come in "flushless" mechanical seal and standard CBF...

MEMCOR® Ultrafiltration Systems MEMCOR® Ultrafiltration Systems

Our membranes and membrane systems reflect the advancements that have been made in the industry over the past three decades.

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LATEST INSIGHTS ON WASTEWATER TREATMENT

  • Can We Turn Sewage 'Sludge' Into Something Valuable?
    Can We Turn Sewage 'Sludge' Into Something Valuable?

    Over the past few years I have become an academic expert in “sewage sludge” — the residual, semi-solid mix of excrement packed with microorganisms that is left behind within wastewater treatment plants. Every year the UK alone produces approximately 1.4 million tons of the stuff. About 80 percent of it is spread on fields as manure, but this still leaves us with a headache — what do we do with the rest?

  • Scientists Identify Opportunities To Better Understand Oilfield Wastewater
    Scientists Identify Opportunities To Better Understand Oilfield Wastewater

    Collaborative research is a critical element for identifying unforeseen risks associated with using the oil industry’s wastewater outside the oilfield. That’s the recommendation of a new peer-reviewed paper accepted this week in the Journal of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM).

  • Building For The Future On A Sustainable Foundation
    Building For The Future On A Sustainable Foundation

    Denver Water is redeveloping its 35-acre operations complex with an eye on more than just delivering water.

  • What To Watch As The Texas Legislature Takes Up Climate, Energy, Water, And More
    What To Watch As The Texas Legislature Takes Up Climate, Energy, Water, And More

    We’re past the midpoint of the Texas legislative session and the bill filing deadline is behind us. Because the legislature only meets for five months every other year, there’s a lot to accomplish in a short span.

  • The Great Flood And Future Predictions
    The Great Flood And Future Predictions

    Did you know that the earliest recorded flood is that of the Great Flood detailed in Christian Bibles, the Torah, and the Quran? I was, therefore, amused to hear from a channel partner about a flow monitoring job in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, at the foot of Mount Ararat. Why? Because Mount Ararat is cited as the place where Noah’s Ark came to rest after the Great Flood (Genesis 8:4).

  • Water Runs Through The Circular Economy
    Water Runs Through The Circular Economy

    Circular economy approaches can add value to a vast range of processes and product sectors, but water is the ‘blue thread’ that flows through it all, Nick Jeffries tells Paul O’Callaghan, chief executive, BlueTech Research.

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT NEWS

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT VIDEOS

Video: Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) From Headworks BIO Video: Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) From Headworks BIO

The Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) process is typically installed as a retrofit solution for conventional activated sludge systems that are at or beyond capacity.

The UK's First Food And Poo-Powered Bus

GENeco has launched the first UK bus powered on gas generated from recycling food waste and treating sewage – the Bio-Bus!

Resource Revolution: The Energy/Water Nexus In Unconventional Oil & Gas - Highlights

GE partnered with the Wharton School's Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) for an industry leaders' discussion about the energy/water nexus in unconventional oil & gas production.

IDE Showcases Evaporator For SAGD Water Treatment In Canada

IDE recently hosted exclusive guided tours of its horizontal falling film evaporator for SAGD water treatment at the fabrication shop in Calgary, Alberta. Over three days more than 120 industry professionals had the opportunity to experience IDE's SAGD Horizontal Evaporator first hand.

Video: Delta Blower Generation 5 Video: Delta Blower Generation 5

Delta Blower Generation 5 stands for the new series of blower units made by Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH which have created a new market standard already at this stage.

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