effluent control system Articles

  • Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

    Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • White Paper: Cyclical Aeration Control- Combining Aerobic & Anoxic Conditions in One Basin

    Increase Water Quality with Cyclical Aeration With increased effluent pollution restrictions on municipal wastewater treatment plants, cities are pressed to find ways to economically increase their effluent quality with little to no funding. Many new NPDES permits ...

  • Real-time TOC tightens effluent control at Greencore

    A food manufacturing facility in Selby has installed a new continuous TOC (Total Organic Carbon) monitor, ‘the BioTector’ which has dramatically improved the site’s capability to refine and improve the plant’s wastewater treatment process. As a result the plant is better able to quickly respond to changes in the influent. Greencore Foods is a leading player in the food ...


  • Whole Effluent Toxicity Testing

    What is Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing? Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing is an important component of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA’s) integrated approach for detecting and addressing toxicity in surface waters. The National Pollutant Discharge  Elimination System (NPDES) permit program, authorized by the Clean Water Act, controls water pollution by ...

  • Dumping of the effluent of Punjab in Sindh

    The province of Punjab has been blessed with immense quantity of fresh groundwater. On the contrary, the quality of groundwater in the province of Sindh is mainly saline. There are very few pockets in Punjab where the quality of groundwater is saline. The commands of Punjnand Abbasia Canal and Fordwah Sadqia Canal, on the let bank of River Sutlej, are one of those pockets, which are underlain ...


  • Genotoxicity of swine effluents

    This study aimed at the investigation of genotoxic effects of swine effluents from different stages of a treatment system for swine wastes through bioassay of stamen hairs and micronuclei in Tradescantia (clone BNL 4430). No significant differences (p≥0.05) regarding the genic mutations were found in the bioassay of stamen hairs, independently of the effluent analysed. For the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Effluent to Energy and It Is Renewable

    The Systems Conveyance and Operations Program (SCOP), located in Clark County, Nevada, will enable the Clean Water Coalition (CWC) to improve the water quality of Lake Mead, the main water source for the Las Vegas Valley, and to meet the increasing water demands of its four member agencies: the City of Las Vegas (CLV), the Clark County Water Reclamation District (CCWRD), the City of Henderson ...

  • Improved Effluent Treatment Systems: Australian National Railways

      An environmental audit of Australian National Railways' facilities in various States identified a serious problem with the performance of wastewater and effluent treatment systems at several sites. Implementation of cleaner production measures has resulted in improved environmental performance and cleaning efficiencies at reduced operational cost. Background In late 1995, ...


  • Ozone-based reclamation of an STP effluent

    The system ozone and hydrogen peroxide was used to reclaim wastewater from the secondary clarifier from a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid-Spain). The assays were performed by bubbling a gas mixture of oxygen and ozone, with ~24 g Nm-3 of ozone concentration, through a volume of wastewater samples for 20 minutes at 25°C . The removal of dissolved ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Use of Oxidation-Reduction Potential as a Means of Controlling Effluent Ammonia Concentration in an Extended Aeration Activated Sludge System

    ABSTRACTThis study developed a strategy to control effluent ammonia from an activated sludge system, using oxidation-reduction potential. By controlling effluent ammonia concentrations, disinfection of treated wastewater is more cost effectively achieved by chloramination rather than break-point chlorination. The system under consideration was an extended aeration oxidation ditch. The study takes ...

  • Enhanced nutrient removal MBR system with chemical addition for low effluent TP

    A pilot study was conducted to test an membrane bioreactor (MBR) process for combined biological and chemical P removal to achieve a very low effluent total phosphorus (TP) concentration of 0.025 mg P/L. With the data from the pilot test, a simulation study was performed to demonstrate that: (1) the pilot system behaviour (effluent quality, MLSS, etc.) can be modelled accurately with an activated ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Final effluent monitors protect wastewater treatment efficiency

    Southern Water operates 370 wastewater treatment plants (WWTP), many of which are unmanned for most of the time and most have numeric environmental permits, so a network of online monitors has been established to improve treatment and protect discharge compliance. This has involved the installation of final effluent monitors at over 300 sites in a programme that has lasted for more than ten ...


  • Anglian water choose atg UV for effluent treatment

    Client: Anglian Water   Location: Great Billing, Special Operations Site Description: Effluent Waste Water atg UV Technology, pioneers in the design and engineering of Ultraviolet treatment systems have won supplied Anglian Water with two compact, closed chamber, Ultraviolet disinfection systems for the treatment of effluent waste ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Treatment of distillery anaerobic effluent in a hybrid biological reactor

    The treatability of anaerobic effluent from a molasses-based distillery was studied in a shaft-type hybrid bioreactor under purely suspended growth and hybrid system containing 5 mm tyre-tube beads. The Ks, k, Y and k found as 111.29 mg/l, 0.026/h, 0.4607 and 0.0040/h respectively. The maximum COD removal was 51.7% at a loading rate of 5.250 kg d−1 m−3. The overall removal rate was 0.0431, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Treatment of Water-Wash Paintbooth Effluents in the Automotive Industry

    During the coating process of car bodies in water-wash spray booth, around 40% of the sprayed paint does not reach the support; these paint particles sprayed into the air are called “overspray”. By using a dawn-draft positive air pressure coming from the ceiling of the cabin, the polluted air is forced vertically downward toward a grating on the floor under which a constant stream of water is ...

  • Issue highlight: Air Effluent Control RotaBed Scrubber: One way to meet Cluster Rules in the bleach plant case study

    The so-called Cluster Rule promulgated by the US EPA at the end of 1997 seeks to legislate control of both air and water emissions under one, all-encompassing regulation. With proper design and application, Cluster Rule requirements can be met easily and economically on modern kraft bleaching sequences using fluidized bed gas scrubbing technology such as the Rotabed, a product of Bionomic ...


    By Bionomic Industries Inc.

  • Evaluation of Compliance Strategies to Meet Stringent Effluent Copper Limits

    The objective of this evaluation was to determine the optimal means for the City of Puyallup, Washington to comply with stringent wastewater treatment plant effluent copper limits through bench and pilot testing of possible approaches. A source evaluation determined that corrosion of domestic and commercial plumbing was the primary source of copper in wastewater entering Puyallup’s Water ...

  • Utilization of artificial recharged effluent as makeup water for industrial cooling system: corrosion and scaling

    The secondary effluent from wastewater treatment plants was reused for industrial cooling water after pre-treatment with a laboratory-scale soil aquifer treatment (SAT) system. Up to a 95.3% removal efficiency for suspended solids (SS), 51.4% for chemical oxygen demand (COD), 32.1% for Cl− and 30.0% SO42− were observed for the recharged secondary effluent after the SAT ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Retrofitting an Existing Stormwater System to Meet Numerical Effluent Limits - Stormwater Management at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

    ABSTRACTOwned and operated by the Port of Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) is the 28th busiest airport in the world. A Section 401 Water Quality Certification was issued to the Port to allow its expansion projects to proceed. This certification required existing portions of the airport be retrofitted to meet current stormwater standards. In addition, the Port’s renewed NPDES ...

  • Case study - In-line aeration system provides required level of dissolved oxygen in pressurized effluent line. Hancock County, MS

    The Problem: The treated effluent from all wastewater treatment plants across the country must meet local dissolved oxygen (DO) limits before discharging into receiving waters. A new municipal WWTP in southern Mississippi, designed by Carollo Engineers, has a pressurized effluent line to discharge into a local river. Since the line is pressurized, the standard method for increasing DO, a cascade ...

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