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  • The Effects of Bioaugmentation in Collection System on WWTP Operations

    In 2004 the wastewater treatment plant in the Town of Orange Park had a very unique problem. The Town was in violation of the current Water Quality Based Effluent Limits (WQBEL) permit while they were simultaneously planning for the even more stringent, Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP) permit to take effect in 2008. The Town needed to address both long and short term wastewater treatment ...

  • Chemical Engineering Magazine: Odor Issues and Solutions for Wastewater Treatment

    Today, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of industrial operations that are located within or near small towns and even large cities. When local residents constantly smell these industrial processes – particularly from wastewater treatment — unhappy neighborhoods are generally the result. In addition, many wastewater facilities can no longer produce odors without facing ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Biofiltration WWTP 50.000 PE

    The aerated upflow biological filtration (biofiltration) is a technology which is today successfully used in more than 500 European wastewater treatment plants. Among this, the one of Sallek Valley, in Slovenia, differs by a two stage biofiltration and a part-recirculation of sludge from thickener to increase the COD concentration needed for denitrification. This process allows an advanced ...


    By AquaBiotec

  • Biofiltration WWTP Sallek Valley

    WWTP Sallek Valley:advanced waste water treatment with upflow biofiltration. The aerated upflow biological filtration (biofiltration) is a technology which is today successfully used in more than 500 European wastewater treatment plants. Among this, the one of Sallek Valley, in Slovenia, differs by a two stage biofiltration and a part-recirculation of ...


    By Water Experts Germany

  • FF System - Compact WWTP

    Our “FF System” is the perfect solution created by our engineers to guarantee a flexible and long lasting treatment unit which is ready use due to the fact that it is completely pre-assembled. This compact system includes all the required unit operations such as screening, dissolved air flotation, biological oxidation, sedimentation and UV disinfection. This is the best available ...


    By Panta Rei Srl

  • Case study: Municipal WWTP

    OverviewThe municipal WWTP at Monclova, Mexico had to increase its capacity by a factor of 1.5 and improve nitrification capacity, for 100% reuse by industry.  RequirementsThe city of Monclova operates a modern wastewater treatment plant which receives urban and industrial wastewater. A retrofit for an increase of 50% in capacity was required, as well as improvement in ...

  • Newport WWTP Newport, WA

    In 2003 the city of Newport began a study of upgrading the city’s waste water treatment plant. Plant flows were increasing and the city wanted to process sewage from septage haulers handling recreational development in the area. Esvelt Environmental Engineering Company was selected to do the study and facility design. One of the first decisions made was rather than expand aeration basins, ...


    By BDP Industries

  • WWTP Industrial Coating Sector

    The pre-treatment operations prior to coating are the core of the fi nishing process of metal and plastic products: The end quality of any type of coating can precisely depend on a proper pre-treatment. Two types of pre-treatment are carried out in the metal coating processes: Chemical and mechanical. For the second type, dry technologies are used, such as shot blasting, sand blasting and so on, ...


    By SIMPEC S.r.l.

  • Case study: Municipal WWTP

    OverviewAn urgent improvement of the effluent quality of the old existing WWTP of Yavne was required by the Environmental Ministry of Israel. RequirementEffluent from the Yavne WWTP used to be discharged into a river which flows into the Mediterranean Sea. Years of inadequate treatment in two extensive ponds caused severe pollution. As a result, the Environmental ...

  • Aerator solution for WWTP

    IN 1990, CIRCUIT ENGINEERING began importing the Aire-02 Triton Aerators from the United States. With over 60 000 installations of the Air-02 Aerators currently in operation worldwide, Aeration Industries is one of the world's leading aerator companies. This month. Water&Sanitation Africa spoke to Ryan Beswick, director of Circuit Environmental Engineering, to find out more about these ...

  • Energy Optimisation by Determination of Critical Oxygen Point in WWTP Operations

    The control of dissolved oxygen levels in Waste Water Treatment plants has been the subject of considerable technological improvement over the past 2 decades. Typically the energy required for aeration purposes in aerobic activated sludge plants is in the region of 35% to 65% of the total energy costs for the facility. On a global basis energy conservation is taking on greater and greater ...

  • Handeland wwtp - Norway case study

    Background The area of Oevre Sirdal is a rural area, characterized by a small residential population and a great seasonal tourist activity. New hotels and cabins are built, and the municipality expects an intensive growth in the tourist sector in the coming years. In order to meet the challenge from this extensive development, the municipality chose to build a new treatment plant for the whole ...

  • WWTP Georgia, USA - A Case Study

    Case Study: Municipal WWTPClient: Georgia – USAStart Up: 2009Capacity: 1,900 m3/d Overview The extensive municipal WWTP was required to upgrade its effluent quality to include extensive Ammonia removal. The project was conducted by Aqwise’s partner in North America, Siemens Water Technologies Corp. ...

  • WWTP Yavne, Israel A Case Study

    Case Study: Municipal WWTPClient: Municipality of Yavne, IsraelStart Up: September 2005Capacity: 6,000 m3/d Overview An urgent improvement of the effluent quality of the old existing WWTP of Yavne was required by the Environmental Ministry of Israel. Requirement Effluent from the Yavne WWTP used to be discharged into a river ...

  • Municipal WWTP, Spain: A Case Study

    Overview The oxidation ditch configuration based wastewater treatment plant in Spain required a quick upgrade in order to comply with new inflow and quality requirements. Requirements The existing plant was operating with two parallel Oxidation Ditch modules with a flow rate of 600 m³/d each, and exhibited very poor nitrification capacity. The plant was to be ...

  • WWTP Monclova, Mexico A Case Study

    Case Study: Municipal WWTPClient: Monclova – MexicoStart Up: 2005Capacity: 58,300 m3/d Overview The municipal WWTP at Monclova, Mexico had to increase its capacity by a factor of 1.5 and improve nitrification capacity, for 100% reuse by industry. Requirements The city of Monclova operates a modern wastewater treatment plant ...

  • Bioconservacion solutions for desulfurization in WWTP Copero, Spain

    The Wastewater Treatment Plant Copero, located in the municipality of DosHermanas in Seville, Spain is in operation since 1987. Copero is Seville´s mainWWTP and is designed to treat a flow of 255.000 m3/day and serves a population of1.4 million inhabitants. Population: 1.487.500 Hab/eq (design); 711.000 Hab/eq (current) Capacity: 255.000 m3/day (design); 135.000 m3/day ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • LINZ - ASTEN (Austria) Municipal WWTP - Case Study

    Number of Tanks: 8 Total Volume: 92,000 m³ Water Depth: 7.4 m SOTR Standard Oxygen Transfer Rate: 9,740 kgO2/h Total Airflow: 73,600 Nm3/h No. of AEROSTRIP® Diffusers: 3.328 Linz is the capital of Austrian federal state “Upper Austria” and third-largest ...


    By Aquaconsult Anlagenbau GmbH

  • Mixers and Flowmakers: Mixers at Bremen-Seehausen WWTP

    Treatment of 50 million cubic meters of wastewater per year - find more information on their website. Landia has a total of 26 submersible mixers operating at this plant. 10 mixers in the denitrification (BNR = biological nutrient removal) process, 6 of them in the denitrification tanks, 4 of them in effluent channels leading to these tanks for mixing of ...


    By Landia

  • AERZEN is helping a WWTP to reduce its energy usage

    Intelligent air supply for wastewater treatment plants The wastewater treatment plant at Rheda-Wiedenbrück is currently testing a brandnew control concept for AERZEN blower technology - the AERsmart control combination. Modernisation work at the wastewater plant began in 2013. The citizens of the Rheda-Wiedenbrück region, as well ...

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