aerobic septic system Articles

  • Survey of the Home Sewage Disposal Systems in Northeast Ohio

    This article reports on failure rates in onsite sewage treatment systems (STS) that were found as part of a comprehensive seven-county survey that was performed under the auspices of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) during the summer of 2000. The goal was to determine the percentage of onsite, individual home wastewater systems that were “failing.” A system was identified ...

  • Factors affecting the performance and risks to human health of on-site wastewater treatment systems

    Aerobic wastewater treatment systems (aerobic systems) are the preferred choice in a region overlying a karstic aquifer used for drinking water supplies, as they are thought to provide better protection to groundwater and human health than standard septic systems. However, aerobic systems in operation do not always perform to design standard; while this is often blamed on lack of maintenance, few ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • FLXX tightly sealed tanks protect ground water

    Every time we turn on a faucet, run the dishwasher, do a load of laundry, wash our cars, eat at a restaurant, use chemical compounds on our lawn, or flush our old prescription medication down the drain, we're impacting the global water supply. Front Range Precast Concrete in Boulder is working to protect water resources. It has been making watertight concrete tanks under the brand name FLXX for ...


    By Front Range Precast Concrete

  • Assessing decentralised wastewater treatment technologies: correlating technology selection to system robustness, energy consumption and GHG emission

    In this study, we compared two different types of decentralised systems in South East Queensland (SEQ) designed to produce Class A+ recycled water, and assessed their system robustness to shock loads, energy consumption and fugitive greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We found that through BioWin® modelling, the membrane reactor (MBR) system was relatively robust to hydraulic ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Think twice before you flush! Keeping the good bugs alive

    Did you realise that your septic tank system contains a living, breathing community of helpful organisms? All too often we see our process of waste disposal – flushing things down the sink or toilet, as being a straightforward process that simply sends things we don’t want around any more down a drain to some far away place where it will be dealt with. The reality is quite ...


    By RX Plastics Ltd

  • 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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