sludge blanket filtration Articles

  • Media expansion monitoring improves filtration

    In municipal surface water treatment plants, optimum filter performance is a crucial component. Filtration is the primary treatment process at water treatment plants, and backwashing is the primary means to keep filters functioning properly to produce safe drinking water for the public. Since 2000, Entech Design, Inc. has used underwater acoustic sensing technology to monitor filter media ...

    By Entech Design, Inc.

  • Batch WWT System Reduces Cost, Sludge

    Chapmans's ice Cream has become the first dairy operation in Ontario to have its own wastewater trearment plant, according to the Markdale Standard, the local newspaper. The firm selected a state-of-the-art Fluidyne ISAM (Inregrated Surge Anoxic Mix) anaerobic/aerobic batch reactor after also considering conventional SequencingBatch Reactor (SBR), up-flow sludge blanket filtration (USBF) and ...

    By Fluidyne Corporation

  • Flotation outperforms sedimentation and ultrafiltration for turbidity and NOM removal at the drinking water treatment plant of Kluizen

    The drinking water plant of Kluizen treats surface water with high levels of organics and alkalinity. In the original plant, built in 1974, sludge blanket clarification followed by filtration was applied for floc removal. In 2008, the plant was extended with two additional treatment lines where flotation is used instead of sludge blanket clarification. Flotation-filtration proved to be very ...

    By IWA Publishing

  • Pollutant removal and membrane fouling in an anaerobic submerged membrane bioreactor for real sewage treatment

    Real sewage was continuously treated by a laboratory-scale anaerobic submerged membrane bioreactor (AnSMBR) for over 160 days. Results showed that around 90% of chemical oxygen demand, and 99% of turbidity and total suspended solids in the sewage could be removed by the AnSMBR system. Membrane flux sustained at 11 L/(m2 h) was realized with biogas sparging. Small flocs from sludge ...

    By IWA Publishing

  • High Rate MAGNAPAK® System reduces high TOC levels at Aireys Inlet

    The Aireys Inlet Water Treatment Plant (WTP), located about 150 km from Melbourne, is operated by Barwon Water and sources its raw water from the Painkalac Reservoir. ...

    By IXOM Watercare

  • Removal of DOC and DBP Precursors from a Surface Water Supply

    Background: The 2.5 MLD Airey’s Inlet Water Treatment Plant is conventional alum coagulation, sludge blanket clarification, filtration WTP. It sources raw water from the 514 ML Painkalac Dam situated in the Angahook State Park This raw water is soft and high in colour and dissolved organic carbon (DOC). After heavy rainfalls, colour and DOC content are known to further increase along with a ...

    By IXOM Watercare

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