aerated biofilm reactor Articles

  • Demonstration of innovative MABR low-energy nutrient removal technology at Chicago MWRD

    An innovative MABR (membrane-aerated biofilm reactor) membrane technology was demonstrated at the O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant (OWRP) of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (Chicago MWRD). The demonstration unit was equipped with one full-scale membrane cassette. The technology was evaluated for its potential to improve performance for total suspended solids (TSS) ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • WWTP with MABR Technology in Rural Israel - Case Study

    PROJECT DETAILS LOCATION HaYogev rural residential development in Israel CUSTOMER Moshav HaYogev SOLUTION Wastewater Treatment Plant TECHNOLOGIES Membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) wastewater treatment Revolutionary MABR product solution implemented at ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Treatment of synthetic kraft evaporator condensate using thermophilic and mesophilic membrane aerated biofilm reactors

    A comparative study on the treatment of synthetic kraft evaporator condensate was conducted using thermophilic (55°C) and mesophilic (30°C) membrane aerated biofilm reactors (MABRs) and sequencing batch reactors (SBRs) for 8 months. Under tested conditions, a chemical oxygen demand (COD) removal efficiency of 80–95% was achieved with both thermophilic and mesophilic MABRs and SBRs. The COD ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The role of innovative technologies in achieving energy-neutral wastewater treatment

    A new flowsheet is proposed to achieve energy-neutral wastewater treatment (even better, electricity-neutral) while removing nitrogen using the proven nitrification-denitrification metabolic pathway. It is compatible with solid-liquid separation by conventional clarification or membrane filtration. The new flowsheet is based on a hybrid membrane-aerated biofilm reactor process which uses ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Microsensor determination of multiple microbial processes in an oxygen-based membrane aerated biofilm

    Microsensor techniques were used to investigate in situ the simultaneous occurrence of sulfate reduction and nitrogen removal in a membrane aerated biofilm reactor. H2S, O2, pH, ORP, NH4+ and NO3− microsensors were fabricated and used to measure the profiles inside the membrane aerated biofilm. Production and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fluence’s MABR at the Codiga Resource Recovery Center

    A Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) manufactured by Fluence Corporation (Fluence) was installed at Stanford’s Codiga Resource Recovery Center (CR2C) in January 2018. The system was tested with domestic wastewater diverted from Stanford’s sanitary sewer. Treatment performance was evaluated according to two benchmarks: California Title 22 standards for non-potable water reuse (T22) and a ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Q&A on Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) with Fluence

    Uriel Klar, Business Analyst at Fluence Corporation, explains the MABR technology and its applications.  Please describe the MABR technology  Membrane Aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) is a biological wastewater treatment process that utilizes passive aeration through oxygen-permeable membranes. The MABR aeration process is the most efficient oxygen delivery ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) White Paper

    Fluence’s revolutionary Aspiral™ and SUBRE wastewater solutions provide high-quality treatment while slashing energy costs Membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) wastewater treatment technology provides a long list of benefits: low-odor, low-noise operation, unprecedented fast-track installation and commissioning, easy ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • How Does the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Work?

    Aerobic digestion and nitrification-denitrification work together thanks to an innovative membrane system ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • What Is Denitrification?

      In Fluence’s membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) technology, simultaneous biological nitrification-denitrification takes place within a single tank due to a bacterial biofilm that forms on its aeration membrane. Nitrates, which are vital to the growth of plants, must be removed during the wastewater treatment process Nitrogen, the most prevalent element in Earth’s ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Infographic: The Aspiral™ Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Revolution

    With its low energy requirements, Fluence's Smart Packaged wastewater treatment solution can bring high-quality effluent to even the most remote areas Fluence's mission is to bring sustainable, decentralized water treatment anywhere in the world, and our new Aspiral™ solution has removed a range of ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • The Aspiral™ Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Revolution

    With its low energy requirements, Fluence’s Smart Packaged wastewater treatment solution can bring high-quality effluent to even the most remote areas Fluence’s mission is to bring sustainable, decentralized water treatment anywhere in the world, and our new Aspiral™ solution has removed a range of obstacles that have long stood in the way of small- and ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Municipal WWTP with MABR Technology on St. Thomas - Case Study

    PROJECT DETAILS LOCATION Bordeaux Region, St. Thomas, the U.S. Virgin Islands CUSTOMER The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) SOLUTION Wastewater Treatment Plant TECHNOLOGIES Membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) wastewater treatment MABR Technology ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Decentralized water treatment and local water shortages

    MIT researchers conclude that alternative approaches to water planning can alleviate urban water supply issues quickly and inexpensively Urban areas around the world are expanding rapidly as the global population increases and people are moving to cities at a fast pace. This puts a strain on current infrastructure, including water treatment plants. Add global warming and increasing drought ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Report: Energy and utility companies can help preserve water resources

    By investing in new technologies and infrastructure, together they can help reduce problems associated with water shortages While both humans and their commercial operations rely on fresh water more than ever, sources of clean water are becoming scarcer. Climate change, droughts, increasing agricultural needs, water pollution, and global economic and population growth all contribute to ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Horizontal Levee Reimagines Familiar Structure

    Project on San Francisco Bay protects from storm surge and purifies water On the eastern shores of San Francisco Bay, the Oro Loma Water District is reimagining the concept of the traditional levee into the “horizontal levee,” an idea proposed by consulting ecologist  ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Reducing agriculture’s water footprint

    Decentralized Water Reuse Can Help Preserve Sources of Fresh Water As the world population grows, so does the demand for food and the need to grow more crops. In many regions of the world, water has become a scarce resource, with supplies affected by climatic changes. Not only does water scarcity limit farmers’ ability to irrigate their crops, but overdrawing groundwater supplies ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • 2017: An Exceptional Year for Fluence

    We’re dedicated to bringing clean water to where it’s needed Happy New Year to all our readers! 2017 was an exceptional year for Fluence. Take a look at this short video to see some of the reasons why we’re grateful for 2017 and are ready for the challenges of 2018. At Fluence, we’re looking back at a successful year in 2017 as we look forward to growth ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Wastewater Treatment for the Mining Industry

    Sustainable wastewater technologies minimize mining’s environmental footprint Mining for some minerals, including coal, has been diminishing due to increased financial, social, and environmental pressures, both in the United States and abroad. At the same time, mining for lithium and other metals — used in energy storage for electric cars, and wind and solar generation — is ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • What is biological wastewater treatment?

    Biological wastewater treatment harnesses the action of bacteria and other microorganisms to clean water Biological wastewater treatment is a process that seems simple on the surface since it uses natural processes to help with the decomposition of organic substances, but in fact, it’s a complex, not completely understood process at the intersection of biology and ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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