upgrading septic system Articles

  • 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 BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Sacramento State – upgrading sewer to “green”

    Tidelands Construction Company installed a new Flowtite Septic Tank on the campus of California State University in Sacramento. This upgraded sewer system was part of a school-wide “green” building initiative. The governing body at one of California’s finest universities began a large-scale “green building” project designed to reduce the school’s harmful ...

  • Taney county man works to improve septic tanks

    Taney County — Perched casually atop a ring of unearthed dirt in his back yard, Floyd Gilzow peered into a pit as two mud-covered men tinkered with his septic tank Tuesday morning. The men — employees of White River Valley Environmental Services — were retrofitting the tank with a second chamber that will incorporate oxygen into the on-site sewage treatment process. Most of the ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Case study- Septic shouldn`t be a nightmare for a dream home

    Location: Homosassa Springs, Florida Distributor: Wastewater Technologies, Inc. Problem In January of 2002, a couple in Homosassa Springs, Florida (near Orlando) had big plans for large new dream none. They had torn down their old Florida "vernacular" home design, or commonly referred to as the "Cracker Style." They had major setbacks from the beginning due to the lot ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Wastewater Treatment System Design – Toronto, Ontario Case Study

    Our on-site partners at ESSE identified a client that was exceeding effluent objectives of 10 mg/L cBOD and TSS with their current aerated septic ...

  • Sewage Treatment – Small System in a Watershed

    ABSTRACT:Water purveyors, in examining their watersheds, have raised concerns over small community pollution sources, particularly over phosphorus, nitrogen, pathogens and suspended solids. As our population has increasingly moved further upstream in watersheds, the application of classic sewage treatment plants (STPs) have been pushed to their limit of design, especially in light of the need by ...

  • Trust WPL and Soma Services to supply National Trust case study

    WPL Ltd and installation partner Soma Services have installed HiPAF Sewage Treatment Plants at National Trust property Fountains Abbey. WPL Ltd and Soma Services were appointed by the National Trust to provide solutions for their wastewater management needs at Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage Site in North Yorkshire. An increase in visitor numbers and ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Trust WPL and Soma Services to supply National Trust

    WPL Ltd and installation partner Soma Services have installed HiPAF Sewage Treatment Plants at National Trust property Fountains Abbey. WPL Ltd and Soma Services were appointed by the National Trust to provide solutions for their wastewater management needs at Fountains Abbey, a World Heritage Site in North Yorkshire. An increase in visitor numbers and tighter standards forecast by the ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Enhanced nitrogen removal with an onsite aerobic cyclic biological treatment unit

    Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments (CZARA, Section 6217) necessitate the requirement that onsite wastewater disposal units located near impaired surface waters or groundwater to provide at least 50% nitrogen removal. Approximately 38% of Hawaii households use onsite systems including septic tanks and cesspools that cannot meet this requirement. Upgrades to aerobic ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Odour control on waste water treatment plants and pumping stations using DMT biotrickling filtration

    Lengthy detention times and warm weather / climate leads to septic waste water producing copious amounts of not only hydrogen sulphide, but also ammonia, organic sulphides, mercaptans, bringing numerous odour complaints on waste water treatment plants ( WWTP’s ) and pumping stations. An odour abatement unit therefore will have to treat not only hydrogen sulphide, but also other pollutants ...

  • Faecal sludge management - Malaysia Philippines

    1. Overview and key points Malaysia has been recognised to have adopted a good sanitation model through the use legislative reforms and implementation models. A firm set of guidelines along with clear knowledge on the role played by every stakeholder, especially that of developers whose responsibility it is to construct their own wastewater treatment, enabled an increase in sanitation coverage ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Sustainable alternative to the centralized paradigm

    The use of decentralized/distributed sewering is an emerging trend intended to bridge the gap between both central sewer and residential septic systems. Upgrading and improving a city’s wastewater-treatment infrastructure is one of the most important public policy issues and the most costly. Often not an environmental benefit, there is conclusive evidence that centralized sewer collection ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Rold Model Water Recycling Program

    ABSTRACTThe Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, a federally recognized tribe, vested with authority by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), form the Tribal Government to regulate all activities concerning water quality issues within the reservation boundaries. The Reservation has 400 non-transient residents and an average of 5,000 transient residents. The transient population visits the ...

  • Minnesota debates phosphorus discharge limits for improved water quality

    City leaders across the Minnesota River Basin are protesting proposed phosphorus standards, which they contend will be too expensive and have little or no effect on water quality. In January, 41 of the 147 Minnesota cities in the basin outlined their objections in a letter to the governor and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Many of these cities’ wastewater treatment plants ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

    Recent woes have drawn unprecedented attention to the worth of fresh, clean water. Can it change the way we pay for the world’s most undervalued resource? This summer, a 90-year-old water pipe burst under Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, sending a geyser 30 feet into the air and a flood of troubles over the UCLA campus. Raging water and mud trapped five people, swamped 1,000 cars ...


    By Ensia

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