septic tank filter Articles

  • Septic Tank Treatment intended for effortless septic protection

    Septic tank system is most commonly used by inhabitants living in rural or semi-urban areas which are not thickly populated. The septic system provides on-site sewage treatment of waste materials. The septic tank system is overlooked by inhabitants because of their ignorance or unawareness of the septic system. Proper maintenance of Septic tank bacteria treatment is required for healthy plumbing ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Advanced Enviro - Septic™ Wastewater Treatment System Septic Tank Effluent Filters and Charco al (Odor) Filters NOT Recommended

    Abstract: Effluent filters are installed in the outlet from the septic tank with the intended purpose of retaining solids inside the tank, preventing them from entering the treatment system and/or dispersal field. The concern is that if solids escape from the septic tank, they could cause clogging of the system components or the soil interface. While this may be a legitimate concern for some ...

  • 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.

  • New septic system at no cost?

    DEAL ISLAND -- When Robert Archibald heard that Maryland offers free septic system upgrades, his gut response was one of, well, skepticism. After all, his house in Deal Island had a septic system that after more than 30 years of use was working just fine, he said. Additionally, what things in life -- no less, from government -- are actually free, he wondered? Two months ago, spurred in part by ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Performance of a system with full- and pilot-scale sludge drying reed bed units treating septic tank sludge in Brazil

    This study investigated the performance of sludge drying reed beds (SDRB) at full- and pilot-scale treating sludge from septic tanks in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The treatment units, planted with Cynodon spp., were based on an adaptation of the first-stage of the French vertical-flow constructed wetland, originally developed for treating sewage. Two different operational phases ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • New Home with Puraflow Septic System and Odor Complaint - Case Study

    Problem After installation of a Puraflow septic system the customer complained of odors in his yard. The contractor installed residential vent odor filters on the tank vent on the roof vents. The residential odor filters improved but did not eliminate the problem. The contractor reviewed the problem with Simple Solutions and determined that the problem was due to the ...


    By Simple Solutions Dist. LLC

  • Potential of organic filter materials for treating greywater to achieve irrigation quality: a review

    The objectives of this literature review were to: (i) evaluate the impact of greywater generated in rural communities, with the emphasis on Jordanian conditions, on soil, plant and public health and assess the need for treatment of this greywater before it is used for irrigation, and (ii) assess the potential of different types of organic by-products as carrier material in different filter units ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Decentralized peri-urban wastewater treatment technologies assessment integrating sustainability indicators

    Selection of treatment technologies without considering the environmental, economic and social factors associated with each geographical context risks the occurrence of negative impacts that were not properly foreseen, working against the sustainable performance of the technology. The principal aim of this study was to evaluate 12 technologies for decentralized treatment of domestic wastewater ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Design and development of decentralized water and wastewater technologies: a combination of safe wastewater disposal and fertilizer production

    Modern wastewater treatment plants are often inappropriate for communities in developing countries. Such communities lack the funding, resources and skilled labour required to implement, operate, and maintain these plants. This research was conducted to investigate and establish an appropriate wastewater treatment system for the district of Gunung Kidul, Indonesia. Due to its lack of water during ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 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.

  • Grey water recycling for Taylor Wimpey

    Taylor Wimpey opt for Grey Water recycling The national developer and household name Taylor Wimpey has opted to include the "Aquawiser" grey water recycling system at a large housing development in Kent. The scheme will be offering a mix of houses and apartments Aquaco's grey water system. Grey Water Systems involve the collection of bath water and shower water which is then ...

  • 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

  • Anaerobic Reactor Design Concepts for the Treatment of Domestic Wastewater

    Since the earlier anaerobic treatment systems, the design concepts were improved from classic reactors like septic tanks and anaerobic ponds, to modern high rate reactor configurations like anaerobic filters, UASB, EGSB, fixed film fluidized bed and expanded bed reactors, and others. In this paper, anaerobic reactors are evaluated considering the historical evolution and types of wastewaters. The ...


    By Springer

  • Performance evaluation of different wastewater treatment technologies operating in a developing country

    This article analyses the performance of 166 wastewater treatment plants operating in Brazil, comprising six different treatment processes: septic tank + anaerobic filter, facultative pond, anaerobic pond + facultative pond, activated sludge, UASB reactors alone, UASB reactors followed by post-treatment. The study evaluates and compares the observed effluent quality and the removal efficiencies ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case study - KSFA onsite systems classroom training

    Installer: Kansas Small Flows Association Participants Instructor: Allison Biodig, REHS In August of 2009, around 40 participants were able to take part in the KSFA (Kansas Small Flows Association) "Classroom Training" workshop that taught the fundamentals of Drip Irrigation and Sand Filter onsite wastewater septic systems. The workshop, designed as an introduction to onsite systems, is ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Treatment of wastewater from a school in a decentralized filtration system by percolation over organic packing media

    Based on results obtained in the laboratory a WWTP composed of a septic tank and an aerated percolating filter packed with organic media was built for a school. The system can treat 18 m3 d−1 and was operated with a hydraulic loading rate of 0.078 (m3 m−2 d−1). For 360 days different operational conditions including start-up; stabilization; operation with aeration and non aeration; effect of ...


    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

  • Treatment of domestic wastewater using composite ecological system in Chinese rural area

    In this study, a newly developed contaminant removal system for domestic wastewater in rural area was used at the first time in Henan province, China. This composite ecological system (CES) consists of septic tank (ST), improved soil filter (ISF) and surface flow wetland (SFW). The performances of the system was to investigate the removal of biological oxygen demand (BOD), total nitrogen (TN), ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Drip distribution soil performance and operations in a northern climate

    Six drip distribution systems in Wisconsin were studied to determine the treatment performance of the soil beneath the distribution network. Of the six systems studied, three received septic tank effluent (STE), one received effluent treated by a recirculating gravel filter (RGF) and the remaining two sites were treated by aerobic treatment units (ATU). Soil conditions varied at these sites, ...


    By Geoflow, Inc.

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