fats, oils, and grease Articles

  • Management of Fats Oil and Grease - FOG

    Estimates reveal that FOG reaching the nations drains causes up to 75% of sewer blockages and related floods.  The management of this waste stream is being taken increasingly seriously by the authorities, including Environmental Health Officers, The Environment Agency and the Water Companies.   Not everyone is aware of their responsibilities with ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Cleaning Solutions for the Food Industry

    International Products Corporation (IPC) offers a full line of free-rinsing precision concentrated cleaners that are effective in a wide range of critical cleaning applications. An economical 1-2% concentration in water is effective for most cleaning applications.  Typical uses include removing protein, starch, grease, fat, gum, oil and baked on soil ...

  • Brown and Caldwell Engineering San Diego, California - Case Study

    BioCOPE’s product performed successfully in a rigorously controlled grease field test designed by Brown and Caldwell Engineering for the City of San Diego. When the pounds of Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) removed were divided by the cost of the products, BioCOPE’s score was three times higher than the other ...


    By BioCOPE Inc.

  • Larsen’s Creamery, Oregon City OR, USA

    The dairy manufactures butter for a wide range of private label customers. As recently as 18 months before a final solution was obtained from WWW, the dairy firm was in compliance and little noticed by the local PUD. As wastewater scrutiny increased, particularly due to Fats, Oils and Greases (FOG), a search for solutions began. The dairy hired a number of engineers and tried various “systems”. ...


    By World Water Works, Inc.

  • Dairy

    Problem: The Dairy Plant was experiencing difficulties with their waste activated treatment plant due to overloading. Solution: After a very successful trial, the customer installed a Hydrocal CAF to remove as much of the suspended solids, fats, oils and greases (up to 95 - 98%) as necessary to stabilize the biological plant. The CAF 25 and balance ...


    By HydroCal Inc.

  • Foaming and filament reduction at a municipal wastewater treatment plant case study

    Before Subject: Reducing foam and filaments at a municipal wastewater treatment plant. Product Applied: MICROCAT-DNTRF Fat, Oil and Grease Degrading Bioformula Objective: Reduce the filament infestation and foaming caused by excessive fat, oil and grease in the influent wastewater coming into the treatment plant. ...


    By Bioscience, Inc.

  • Semi-continuous mesophilic anaerobic co-digestion of thermally pretreated scum

    The objective of this study is to investigate the mesophilic, anaerobic, co-digestion of scum with thickened waste activated sludge (TWAS) and primary sludge (PS). Observations of the reactor waste show that higher pretreatment temperatures assist in scum integration and appear to limit coagulation and separation effects associated with digesting fats, oils and greases. The 0.40 kg VS/m3 · d ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Combined Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO) - Performance Focus: Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) Reductio Case Study

    In-PIpe Technology Company, Inc., drastically accelerates the natural degradation of fats, oil and grease (FOG) in the collection system, thereby removing blockages and occlusions from the pipe and significantly reducing the occurrence of FOG-related sewer overflows, as well as the requisite equipment and manpower required for the physical removal of these blockages. Since In-Pipe started ...

  • Removal of sludge deposits from the floor of a lagoon case study

    Massive fat oil and grease sludge deposits on the floor of the lagoon were contaminating the lagoon in the following pictures. The depth of these deposits was such that they were protruding through the surface of the water. The customer required their removal. The surface aerator installed for the purposes of mixing and oxygenation can be seen in the picture. In order to deal with these deposits ...


    By Bio Systems Europe

  • Caravan Park Waste Treatment Solution

    Imagine that you, or a member of your maintenance team, had to get down on hands and knees and manually unblock the main kitchen drains because they had become clogged by a rather unpleasant mixture of fat, oil and grease. Then imagine that you had to do this every week. Apart from the rather unpleasant nature of this job, try also to imagine the cost involved, the disruption to the kitchen and ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Anaerobic co-digestion of municipal organic wastes and pre-treatment to enhance biogas production from waste

    Co-digestion and pre-treatment have been recognized as effective, low-cost and commercially viable approaches to reduce anaerobic digestion process limitations and improve biogas yields. In our previous batch-scale study, fat, oil, and grease (FOG) was investigated as a suitable potential co-substrate, and thermo-chemical pre-treatment (TCPT) at pH = 10 and 55 °C improved CH4 ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Infrared Analysis Reduces Regulatory Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) Testing Costs and Provides Fast Results

    Wastewater professionals who are enforcing industrial effluent standards for fats, oil and grease (FOG) either must perform numerous gravimetric tests or spend a considerable amount of money with a contracted testing laboratory.  Infrared analysis. using portable instruments such as the InfraCal TOG/TPH Analylzers -provides an alternative which will significantly reduce costs and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Get More Juice Out of that Lemon: EBMUD’s Search for Energy in Wastewater

    Municipal wastewater treatment plants are increasingly interested in waste-to-energy technologies as a way to reduce operating costs. The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) identified and evaluated a number of waste-to-energy technologies that had potential for application at its Main Wastewater Treatment Plant (MWWTP) in Oakland, California. These technologies included conventional ...

  • Providing Skimming Solutions For Industries Worldwide

    Product Overview Skimall Model AG25 "Mini David" Oil Skimming System The Model AG25 Oil Skimming System is designed to remove free-floating oils, grease and other material from the surface of water in indoor and outdoor applications where space is limited. The compact design makes it ideal for applications including oil/water separators, "tramp oil" removal from ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • THE BACTAERATOR™ - for odour and blockage free pumping stations

    Cleveland Biotech Ltd, market leaders in the field of applied environmental biotechnology, have developed another market leading application system - The Bactaerator™. Sumps, wet wells and pumping stations provide continual problems to all those responsible with managing and maintaining them, from pubs and supermarkets to drainage ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Hill Biscuits, Ltd. - Case Study

    Wastewater issues from solidified palm oil combined with flour resulting in high operating costs and surcharges. Plant had conventional grease trap to capture the fat. The two sections of the existing grease trap were isolated and the primary section utilised as the influent source via a dip tube. A 100 GPM Fogbuster Jr, with automated control system was installed with a low shear Moyno pump for ...


    By FogBusters, Inc.

  • Modeling fats, oil and grease deposit formation and accumulation in sewer collection systems

    Fats, oil and grease (FOG) deposits in sewer systems are responsible for approximately 25% of all annual line blockages in the United States and lead to the release of 3–10 million gallons of untreated wastewater to the surrounding environment. Considerable effort has been made to maintain the conveyance of wastewater by cleaning pipes that have a significant FOG deposit accumulation. Changes ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • RTI`s Co-digester Creator V. 3.0 (beta)

    March 13, 2013.  In conjunction with this year's Global Methane Initiative conference taking place now in Vancouver, RTI is launching our next version of our codigestion creator software, version 3.0.  Biodigestion is the anaerobic decomposition of organic material with methane (biogas) as an output.  Co-digestion is the simultaneous digestion of more than one feedstock in a single ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Advanced pretreatment enables MBBR treatment of high strength candy manufacturing wastewater

    Abstract Bimbo – Ricolino candy manufacturing plant in Mexico City was discharging wastewater with high amount of fats oil and grease and dissolved sugars. Local regulatory agency requested that suspended solids, oil and grease and dissolved BOD be almost completely removed prior to discharge to municipal plant. The available real estate in Mexico City was very limited. A multistep ...


    By Clean Water Technology, Inc.

  • THE BACTAERATOR™ - The Natural Sump Solution

    Cleveland Biotech Ltd, market leaders in environmental biotechnology, have developed a solution-focused product to banish the common problems of sumps and pumping stations called The Bactaerator®.  Many businesses from pubs to supermarkets, drainage contractors to water companies suffer with maintenance and management issues stemming from the problems caused by sumps, ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

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