septic tank effluent pumping Articles

  • Maintenance for septic tanks

    Septic tanks are widely used for on site sewage treatment for domestic homes which are not connected to the sewer system. Little attention is given to the septic tank until there are problems such as smells or poor drainage or ponding on the surface. A little maintenance of the septic tank can be very helpful in maintaining performance of the septic tank. The outflow from a septic tank percolates ...


    By Biofuture Ltd

  • SaniTEE: an ideal septic tank wastewater screen

    SaniTEE is an effluent wastewater screen (commonly known as an effluent filter) that reduces the gross suspended solids discharged in septic tank effluent. This helps extend the lives of drain fields, reduces clogging of orifices in effluent disposal systems, and allows use of non-solids handling effluent pumps. It is shown in Figure 1. It fits inside a standard septic tank outlet tee by dropping ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Comparing the performance of prescribed septic tanks to long, narrow, flooded designs

    About 30% of all sewage generated in North America passes through septic tanks, but there is a lack of study to improve these important treatment vessels, and there is no performance-based standard. A survey of existing literature shows that septic tank effluent quality is improved in tanks designed for quiet, laminar fluid-flow and minimum ‘dead space’ such as in longer, narrower tanks. A ...

  • Failed septic systems recovered with AquaClean

    Ecological Laboratories Inc. 2003 Douglas Dent Background – Mr. John Cocker operates Cocker Plumbing, located at 16380 288 Street, Homestead, Florida. John’s business includes service to commercial facilities, food facilities, apartment and residential systems. He routinely provides service that includes the maintenance of facility effluent lines, grease traps and absorption fields. ...


    By BluePlanet Labs

  • Sewage Pump - Klargester is the market leader for small and medium-sized domestic treatment plant and waste water treatment systems in the UK

    There are a variety of solutions on the market for properties in the UK that are unable to connect to the main sewer by gravity. However, UK building regulations dictate that pumping stations must be used whenever possible. As a result, pumping stations are the most commonly specified solutions for off-mains developments, ahead of sewage treatment plants, such as the Biodisc, and septic tanks. ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Pumping Stations - Klargester`s range of package systems are efficient, economical to install and are available on short lead-times to fit in with tight construction schedules

    There are a variety of solutions on the market for properties in the UK that are unable to connect to the main sewer by gravity. However, UK building regulations dictate that pumping stations must be used whenever possible. As a result, pumping stations are the most commonly specified solutions for off-mains developments, ahead of sewage treatment plants, such as the Biodisc, and septic tanks. ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Grease trap enhancer for ACF-32-AquaClean ACF/ DGTT

    Ecological Laboratories Inc. Douglas Dent August 2003 Background – John Cocker operates Cocker Plumbing located in Homestead, Florida. John’s business services commercial properties, food facilities, apartment buildings and residential septic systems. He routinely provides service maintenance of facility effluent lines, grease traps and absorption fields (drain fields). John stated that he was a ...


    By BluePlanet Labs

  • Cocopeat Biofiltration Systems

    A cocopeat biofilter system is a low-cost and low-maintenance on-site wastewater treatment solution that is modular in design and applicable for residential, institutional and commercial establishments. The system can be designed to passively treat septic tank effluent to meet secondary treatment levels. For residential use, the biofilter unit consists of a relatively small ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Virginia - Community STEP project case study

    Site: Town of Exmore Location: Exmore Virginia Quanics. Inc STEP Systems provide a cost effective, efficient and reliable method for effluent collection in small communities and subdivision developments. Town of Exmore, Virginia The quaint community of Exmore. Virginia was plagued by outdated and failing onsite ...


    By Quanics Incorporated

  • Better water, Better world.

    An experiment to test nitrogen-removing septic systems in southern Hood Canal was launched Monday with the installation of a small treatment device at a home near Twanoh State Park. Environmental Earth Systems installed a commercial treatment unit designed to fi t into an existing septic tank. The unit, called RetroFAST, is manufactured by Bio-Microbics of Shawnee, Kan. It includes a blower that ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Searchmont ski resort gets a wastewater system facelift - Canadian ski resort needed a replacement sewage system that would accommodate more people.

    Untitled Document One of the premiere ski resorts in Midwestern Canada, Searchmont has diverse terrain that offers challenging skiing and snowboarding. With the popularity of the resort ...


    By Baum Publications Ltd.

  • Treatment plants specially designed for cold climates provide a solution for two seasonal cabin complexes in Denali, Alaska

    Grizzly Bear Cabins and Campground in Dcnali, Alaska, needed a larger onsite system to handle a major expansion. Across the road, the undersized system for Dcnali River Cabins complex also needed replacement. Bio-Microbics engineer Reza Shams, Ph.D. helped design engineer Bob Tsigonis, PE., owner of Lifewater Engineering Co. in Fairbanks, to address numerous challenges. Both properties had ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Design, construction and performance of a horizontal subsurface flow wetland system in Australia

    Malabugilmah is a remote Aboriginal community located in Clarence Valley, Northern NSW, Australia. In 2006, seven horizontal subsurface flow wetland clusters consisting of 3 m × 2 m wetland cells in series were designed and constructed to treat septic tank effluent to a secondary level (Total Suspended Solids (TSS) < 30 mg/L and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD5) <20 mg/L) and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ecofriendly Alternative to Fight Grease Build-ups

    Grease traps or Grease interceptors capture the grease that goes down the kitchen drains. The simple fixture prevents slimy build up inside the drainpipes, which may result in choked drains and backflows. It is essential to cleanout these traps timely before the build up is too high to tackle. Properly maintained grease interceptors allow smooth operation of the drains by keeping the water ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • WPL and Watling Hope help Environment Agency protect are of scientific interest in East Sussex case study

    Wastewater pumping and treatment experts Watling Hope have specified and installed a WPL packaged wastewater treatment plant for The Environment Agency. The Harbourmasters building and adjacent cottages are situated at the side of the River Rother in East Sussex just outside the town of Rye and are owned and operated by The Environment Agency.  This part of the river has been designated a ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Lap of Luxury

    In 2007, the Malibu Beach Inn underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation that included a new onsite system to comply with regulations. Situated on Billionaire’s Beach in downtown Malibu, Calif., the 47-room hotel abuts the Pacific Coast Highway, one of the busiest thoroughfares in the nation. The designer of the onsite system, John Yaroslaski, P.E., of Ensitu Engineering Inc. in Morro Bay, ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • An Infrastructure Grows · Decentralized Treatment and Recycling Domestic Wastewater

    THE TERM, “decentralized waste-water management,” refers to the process of treating and discharging treated wastewater in the local vicinity where it is generated. Decentralized systems typically use the soil as the final receptor of the treated wastewater instead of discharging to surface waters, which are generally the receptors of treated wastewater from larger centralized treatment plants. ...


  • Effectiveness of Alternative On-Site Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    ABSTRACT New York City’s drinking water supply is threatened by the potential development of the Catskill/Delaware watershed. The effectiveness of alternative on-site wastewater treatment systems in this drinking water supply watershed is being evaluated during the course of a oneyear field study. Twenty-four on-site systems were designed and installed for individual sites throughout the ...

  • Wetland Biofilter System provides year-round, cost effective treatment to over 1.5 million litres of wastewater

    The success of early surface flow treatment wetlands in Canada was limited by hydraulic blockages and oxygen limitation due to freezing. From 1991 to 1996, Dr. Edgar Lemon, with the Friends of Fort George, researched a sub-surface vertical flow constructed wetland treating lagoon effluent at Niagara-on-the-Lake, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the United States ...


    By Baum Publications Ltd.

  • Analysis of monitoring results of the separation and greywater treatment system at Chester Woods Park, Olmsted County, Minn.

    Introduction In 1993, Olmsted County installed an advanced individual sewage treatment system (ISTS) at the caretaker's residence at a County-owned park to demonstrate waste load reduction and downsizing of drainfield area. The subject system has two components--1) a composting/vermiculture blackwater system and a 2) aerobic graywater treatment system. The separation of the high strength ...


    By Equaris Corporation

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