air sparging Articles

  • Evaluation of intermittent air sparging in an anoxic denitrification membrane bioreactor

    The impact of intermittent air sparging on the operation of an anoxic (dissolved oxygen 0.39 m3 m−2 h−1 with sparge lengths of 10 to 60 seconds, a low ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Air sparge system - Case Study

    ERC was contracted to install an air sparge system in Central Ohio. Air sparging is an in situ remedial technology that reduces concentrations of volatile constituents in petroleum hydrocarbons adsorbed to soils and dissolved in groundwater. This involves the injection of contaminant-free air into the subsurface saturated zone, enabling a phase transfer of hydrocarbons from a dissolved state to a ...

  • Solar photocatalytic degradation of azo dye Reactive Black 5 in aqueous suspension of TiO2

    Photocatalytic degradation of pollutants under solar light irradiation is an economically viable process and a very promising clean wastewater treatment technology. The aim of this study is to evaluate photocatalytic degradation of Reactive Black 5 (RB5) under natural sunlight irradiation with TiO2 as photocatalyst. The effects of initial concentration of RB5, dosage of TiO2, with/without solar ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Insitu Cleanup in Less than 5 Months

    The owner of the property obtained pricing to clean up the property from several environmental companies and the cost was approximately $230,000.00 for a typical air sparge, vapor recovery system. The time frame for cleanup was approximately 3 years with no guarantee that the site would ever clean up or the cleanup costs would not increase. Bioworld/Southeast priced the cleanup for the same ...

  • Air Sparging - Technology Overview

    Air sparging involves injecting a gas (usually air/oxygen) under pressure into the saturated zone to volatilize groundwater contaminants and to promote biodegradation in saturated and unsaturated soils by increasing subsurface oxygen concentrations. Vola tilized vapors migrate into the vadose zone where they are extracted via vacuum, generally by a soil vapor extraction system. The term ...

  • Optimization of aeration conditions in the hybrid process of coagulation-ultrafiltration with air sparging

    To optimize the aeration conditions in the hybrid process of coagulation-ultrafiltration with air sparging, a series of air flow rates under continuous and intermittent sparging were investigated. The water quality characteristics that surrounded membranes, bubble characteristics, fouling resistances, and energy consumption under different aeration conditions were analyzed. The results showed ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Horizontal Air Sparge Wells Solve Access Limitations beneath Air Field Tarmac

    Air Force Base tarmac is a double-edged sword with respect to environmental remediation. Concrete thicker than at commercial airports virtually eliminates infiltration and limits migration of jet fuel constituents in groundwater, but source material in the vadose zone remains indefinitely, extending the life of the groundwater plume. Horizontal air sparge wells are an effective means of ...

  • Air bubble and oil droplet interactions in centrifugal fields during air-sparged hydrocyclone flotation

    The interactions of air bubbles and oil droplets in centrifugal flotation have been considered with respect to process conditions present during Air-sparged Hydrocyclone (ASH) flotation. Encounter efficiency of oil droplets with air bubbles has been found to be significantly smaller when compared to encounter efficiency of mineral particles. Collision and sliding contact times have been ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Introduction to Ozone Injection Technology

    Untitled Document Ozone is a highly reactive chemical that has proven to be effective in destroying a wide variety of organic chemicals, including MtBE and chlorinated VOCs. ...

  • Application of an innovative In-Situ thermal remediation process for removal of petroleum hydrocarbons at a former FDOT maintenance yard

    Subsurface Petroleum Hydrocarbons: Recovery and Removal Mechanisms Dissolved-Phase Recovery Pump and Treat Vapor-Phase Recovery Soil Vapor Extraction, Air Sparging Biological Removal Natural Attenuation, Source: Biosparging ...


    By McMillan-McGee Corp.

  • Gas station: Stuart, Florida

    Aerobic bioremediation with air sparging Site Description Underground storage tank (UST) leaks from a gas station contaminated shallow ground- water under the property. Following the removal of the leaking USTs and impacted soils around the tank cavity, combined air sparging and aerobic bioremediation was implemented to remediate the groundwater. Site ...


    By CL Solutions, LLC

  • Is a Horizontal Remediation Well System Right for My Project?

    So your remediation project is moving towards a choice of remedy, whether it involves Dual Phase Extraction, Total Phase Extraction, Biosparging, Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE), Air Sparge (AS), or Chemox Delivery, or any combination of the above. Now, the concept of horizontal remediation wells (HRW’s) for your site seems intriguing. So what do you need to consider before proposing a ...

  • Evaluation of a Horizontal Well

    Background: Air Sparging Air sparging is an in-situ remediation technology where air is injected into the saturated zone of an aquifer. It is an alternative to conventional ex-situ pump and treat systems for remediation of contaminated ground water. It is necessary to understand the pattern of air flow that will occur in the subsurface in order to determine the optimal placement, ...

  • Horizontal Soil Vapor Extraction and Horizontal Air Sparge Wells Case Study-

    Directional Technologies Is The Expert At Horizontal Soil Vapor Extraction   A horizontal soil vapor extraction well and two horizontal air sparge wells rapidly remediate contamination in situ under a research and development facility. These horizontal wells were installed by environmental directional driller Directional Technologies with no access to inside this sensitve facility. ...

  • Soil and Ground Water Remediation Case Study

    On this State Funded Clean-Up project, Global was the project engineer and was responsible for the design of an air sparging/soil vapor extraction remediation system. The system included five soil vapor extraction wells and twelve sparging wells that operated on a rotating schedule. One of the soil vapor extraction wells and nine of the sparging wells were installed as horizontal wells beneath ...

  • Ozone pilot study at Camp Lejeune - Marine Coprs Base

    Air and Ozone Sparging of TCE Using a Directionally Drilled Horizontal WellSite 86, Camp Lejeune CH2M HILL used a Piper Environmental Group ozone injection system for site remediation purposes with good results. Site 86 is associated with three former waste oil ASTs, used during the 70s and 80s. Over the course of several investigations since 1992, the solvent plume migrated away ...

  • ORC vs. AS/SVE Cost Comparison at UST Site, Covington, IN

    Site Summary The site, located in Covington, Indiana, was chosen for a pilot test, to demonstrate the effectiveness of ORC in treating the existing benzene and MTBE concentrations. Contamination in the groundwater had resulted from leaking gasoline UST’s. In addition to the pilot test, a cost-comparison was also prepared to illustrate the potential for cost savings associated with the use of a ...


    By Regenesis

  • Horizontal Remediation Wells used in order to preserve military security

    Project Description: Remediate a plume of trichloroethylene (TCE) under multiple military buildings by air sparging (AS) and soil vapor extraction (SVE). There are two target zones: the shallow zone is approximately 70' below grounds surface (bgs) and 20' below this is the deep zone. The plume was located under multiple buildings comprising an area of approximately 150,000 SF. Scope of Work: ...

  • In Situ Physical/Chemical Treatment for Ground Water and Leachate

    The main advantage of in situ treatments is that they allow ground water to be treated without being brought to the surface, resulting in significant cost savings. In situ processes, however, generally require longer time periods, and there is less certainty about the uniformity of treatment because of the variability in aquifer characteristics and because the efficacy of the process is more ...

  • DTI installs 3 blind horizontal remediation wells in cobble

    The Issue An active retail gas station next to a wetland area has benzene and trimethylbenzene plumes in a water table aquifer containing sand, gravel and cobbles. Rock fragments and boulders several feet in diameter lie in the vadose zone, between the ground surface and the water table. Business at the gas station would slow down or stop for an extended period of time if a vertical ...

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