grease in wastewater Articles

  • Flotation Without Dissolved Air: Charged microbubbles for enhanced removal of suspended solids in wastewater applications.

    For over a century, various forms of Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) systems have been employed for the removal of suspended solids, and fats, oils, and grease from wastewater. The amount of air that can be dissolved in DAF systems is limited by the laws of physics and is usually less than 2 – 4% air by volume. The recirculated “whitewater” is drawn and created from underflow of ...


    By Heron Innovators

  • Grease reduction in wastewater treatment plant, City of Broken Arrow, OK

    A 300 foot section of 6" sewer line was clogged with grease. After the City Personnel broke it free and flushed it towards the treatment plant, a gallon of BYO‐GON PX‐109 was added to the line. The operators at the plant were notified that in 21 hours, 300 feet of grease and other debris would be going to the plant. The operators were ready, but the grease never arrived. Tests on the ...


    By Byo-Gon, Inc.

  • Emulsion-Breaking Techniques for Accurate Oil in Water Measurements

    A White Paper discusses emulsion-breaking techniques for ensuring accurate oil in water measurements. Certain water samples, such as those containing detergent, may form an emulsion when oil in water extraction into a solvent is done. In order to ensure an accurate measurement, the emulsion must be broken. Six techniques are described that can be used for reducing an emulsion ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Oil skimmers, inc. solutions guide: Slaughterhouse industry - Case study

    For more than 20 years, J.W. Treuth & Sons Inc., a kosher slaughterhouse based in Baltimore County, MD, has used a Model 5H from Oil Skimmers Inc. to remove fats, oil and grease (FOG) from kill-floor wastewater. The company recently purchased a new skimmer to replace the original, which, according to Vernon Treuth Sr., he purchased to correct FOG violations — the amounts of fats, oil ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • 8 Critical Oil Removal Opportunities in Food Production (Free Guide)

    Whether you are washing down farm equipment, transporting edible oils, cooking meat, or manufacturing food packaging, in each segment of the vast food and beverage industry there is a universal problem: fat, oil and grease (FOG) in wastewater. Without effective and efficient oil removal solutions in place, food and beverage companies can face increased costs for water treatment and ...


    By Oil Skimmers, 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.

  • Grease trap treatment in a meat plant

    Meat plants tend to be major producers of fats and grease and this present problems in the wastewater infrastructure as it is not soluble in water. This leads to build up in drains and grease traps and the traditional approach to disposal is to physically remove it and ship it off site for licensed disposal. A new approach is to use bioaugmentation to physically degrade the grease so that it ...


    By Biofuture Ltd

  • Comply with Permit Levels for Fats, Oil and Grease in Wastewater using Portable IR Analyzers

    Wilks InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers provide accurate, on-site analysis to help regulators and industry reduce the discharge of fats, oil and grease in wastewater.  On-site testing with the portable mid-IR InfraCal Analyzer gives results in 10 minutes and eliminates the wait for off-site lab results.  It is simple enough for an operator with minimal training to do the analysis. Stricter ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Emulsion breakingtechniques for oil in water solvent extractions

    Certain types of samples, such as those containing detergent, may form emulsions when doing an oil in water extraction into a solvent. The boundary between the solvent and the sample will have an emulsion layer that lias a cloudy or milky appearance as shown in tlris photo. According to U.S. EPA Method 1664, "if the emulsion is greater than one-third the volume of the solvent layer. Hie ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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.

  • Grease Trap Wastewater Case Study

    Restaurant Wastewater Treatment Grease Trap Wastewater Treatment, Fats, Oils & Grease Easily Removed Wastewater Recycled A grease trap waste hauling operation requested assistance on determining ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Restaurant grease trap, City of Irving, Texas

    The Problem Oil and grease from restaurants and fast food establishments have presented a major problem to wastewater treatment plants for years. There have been various additives; some have worked well for the removal of grease but cause problems later in the wastewater treatment plant With the changing regulations and enforcement as to what can be discharged into a system, about the ...


    By Byo-Gon, Inc.

  • Slaughterhouse Industry: Easy-To-Use, Long-Lasting Oil Skimmers Effectively Remove Fats, Oils from Kill-Floor Wastewater

    For more than 20 years, J.W.Treuth & Sons Inc., a kosher slaughterhouse based in Baltimore County, M.D., has used a Model 5H Oil Skimmer from Oil Skimmers Inc. to remove fats, oil and grease (FOG) from kill-floor wastewater. The company recently purchased a new skimmer to replace the original, which, according to Vernon Treuth Sr., he purchased to correct FOG violations — the amounts of ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Restaurant Wastewater Treatment

    Restaurant Wastewater Treatment Grease Trap Wastewater Treatment, Fats, Oils & Grease Easily Removed Wastewater Recycled A grease trap waste hauling operation requested assistance on determining ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Optimal Ultrafiltration Uses for Beverage & Dairy Companies

    When you’re sipping on a cold soda or snacking on a creamy piece of cheese, you probably don’t really think about what went into making your food or beverage. Maybe, you already know because you saw a random episode of 'How its Made' on TV discussing ultrafiltration uses in the beverage industry while your were channel surfing on a lazy afternoon. Either way, aside from the automated ...

  • Understanding the spatial formation and accumulation of fats, oils and grease deposits in the sewer collection system

    Sanitary sewer overflows are caused by the accumulation of insoluble calcium salts of fatty acids, which are formed by the reaction between fats, oils and grease (FOG) and calcium found in wastewaters. Different sewer structural configurations (i.e., manholes, pipes, wet wells), which vary spatially, along with other obstructions (roots intrusion) and pipe deformations (pipe sags), may influence ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Portable belt skimmer cleans up contaminated groundwater

    Chemviron Midwest, Inc. an industrial consulting and remediation firm in Wooster, Ohio frequently needs to recover hydrocarbons from groundwater. Typical situations include remedial studies, soil contamination, groundwater studies, environmental compliance, permitting applications and environmental site assessments during property transfers. Because of the variety of situations encountered, the ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Benefits of Grease Traps for Restaurant kitchens

    Grease traps interceptors are composed mainly to solve the problem linked to grease retain under the drain pipes of the sink of kitchen. The amount of grease is more in restaurants kitchen or in commercial area kitchens as the foam load is no doubt in a great extent than residential ones. Grease trap for restaurant ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Nisqually Tribal Casino grease trap and wastewater issues & DO2E Little John Digester Sytem - Case Study

    As the facility manager at the Red Wind Casino in Olympia Washington, my duties included solving various wastewater problems, implementing standards and insuring compliance with wastewater issues. This work included installing several Little John Digesters, managing construction of a 10, 000 Sq. Ft. sewer collection system, and having to design build four additional, 30,000 Gallon grease traps ...

  • Primary Treatment in Onsite Systems: Factors that Influence Performance

    ABSTRACTMethodology, preliminary results and future plans for an on-going Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) funded research project, WERF project number 04-DEC-7, are presented. The objective of this project is to identify, compile, analyze, and report on the existing body of literature and other data sources addressing the performance of primary treatment units (septic tanks and ...

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