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  • Rhode Island Wastewater Plants Key To Water Quality Reversal

    Rhode Island Wastewater Plants Key To Water Quality Reversal

    Despite evidence that often points to the contrary, many bodies of water around the country stand as prime examples of how environmental quality can be improved with the proper will and effort. Take, for instance, Narragansett ...

  • From Drought To Flooding: California Struggles With Turnaround

    From Drought To Flooding: California Struggles With Turnaround

    In a drastic about-face, California has gone from historically desperate drought conditions to an inundation of water that has brought its own set of problems.  In one indicator of the dramatic difference, snowpack on the Sierra mountains ...

  • The Climb To The Top

    The Climb To The Top

    Back in the late 1980’s when market drivers created the cost-effective option of using above-ground circular tanks for industrial activated sludge processes, there were some early valuable lessons for both aeration equipment manufacturers and ...

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  • Q&A Session: Accessing Innovation Through Research and Development

    Q&A Session: Accessing Innovation Through Research and Development

    Accessing Innovation Through Research and Development Where there’s a problem there’s a solution, sometimes it just takes a little ingenuity to get there. When you’re in the business of providing solutions to municipal and ...

    Fred Siino

  • Fighting Foam in Aeration Tanks

    Fighting Foam in Aeration Tanks

    Just like a poorly poured pint of beer can wreak havoc on your coffee table, excessive foam formation in aeration tanks can create operational challenges for both municipal and industrial treatment plant operators.  In municipal plants, foam ...

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  • Becoming A “Water Resource Recovery Facility” Offers Financial Benefit

    Becoming A “Water Resource Recovery Facility” Offers Financial Benefit

    While the term “Water Resource Recovery Facility” may seem like nothing more than a trendy phrase, the name change represents a distinct shift in the role that wastewater utilities can now play. Wastewater is packed full of resources ...

  • Energy Neutral” Is More Than Just a Buzzword for WWTPs

    Energy Neutral” Is More Than Just a Buzzword for WWTPs

    Could all wastewater treatment plants someday become energy neutral? The goal may sound unobtainable, but with the right technology, investments, and innovation it may not be. According to the American Biogas Council, the wastewater sector consumes ...

  • Deep Thoughts

    Deep Thoughts

    In viewing a presentation for a conventional jet aeration system or a Slot Injector™ aeration system, typically there will be a list of life cycle benefits which include energy savings, capital cost savings, and small plant footprint to ...

  • 4 Key Design Criteria for Jet Mixers

    4 Key Design Criteria for Jet Mixers

    Jet mixers are widely used in both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities to blend the plant influent and suspend light organic solids in circular equalization tanks.  Other applications for these powerful hydraulic mixers ...

  • Water Reuse Options for Industrial Plants

    Water Reuse Options for Industrial Plants

    Water can be a high cost commodity for an industrial operation.  In addition, industrial water consumption uses approximately 22% of water worldwide, a percentage that bothers water-conscious customers. To cut back on costs, as well as reduce ...

  • Injecting Innovation Into The Food And Beverage Industry

    Injecting Innovation Into The Food And Beverage Industry

    Not all water treatment needs are the same. That’s why it’s imperative to work with those that understand the subtle differences that make each industry unique. For food and beverage companies, that means aligning with a company focused ...

  • Key Design Parameters for a Jet Aeration System

    Key Design Parameters for a Jet Aeration System

    Three Questions To Answer When Adding A New Aeration System Installing an aeration system for your industrial wastewater treatment plant can be a complex process. To make it more efficient, it is important to provide the correct information to your ...

  • 5 Must Do Steps to Keep Your Jet Aeration System Running Smoothly

    5 Must Do Steps to Keep Your Jet Aeration System Running Smoothly

    Sustained low dissolved oxygen levels in an aeration tank can cause a host of problems — including difficulties in maintaining soluble BOD (biochemical oxygen demand), reduced nitrogen removal efficiency, and challenges with biomass ...

  • Slot Injector™ Aeration System for Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plants

    Slot Injector™ Aeration System for Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plants

    KLa Systems has recently completed our 23rd MBR aeration system project using our Slot Injector™ aeration technology. These plants are for industrial customers and although predominantly in the food & beverage sector, we have also supplied ...

  • 10 Questions (And Answers) That May Change the Way You Aerate

    10 Questions (And Answers) That May Change the Way You Aerate

    Slot Injector: How does the slot-shaped nozzle of the Slot Injector™ aeration system improve performance? The slot shaped nozzle and mixing chamber provide a larger shear surface for mass transfer than a circular jet of identical area. This ...

  • KLa Slot injector™ Aeration system assists cheese & Whey production plant solve its Nitrogen discharge challenge - Case Study

    KLa Slot injector™ Aeration system assists cheese & Whey production plant solve its Nitrogen discharge challenge - Case Study

    The Challenge A gourmet cheese, whey protein, and lactose production facility located in the Midwest had been utilizing a land application system for effluent discharge for over 40 years. Using a combination of ridge and furrow and spray ...

  • KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

    KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

    Flow Equalization Many municipalities are facing the challenge of having to equalize large volumes of storm water sometimes mixed with raw sewage in order to continuously meet their permit limitations. The equalized flow is stored during a storm ...

  • KLa Slot Injector™ Aeration System for a MBR Plant at the UK's Oldest Brewery

    KLa Slot Injector™ Aeration System for a MBR Plant at the UK's Oldest Brewery

    KLa Systems has recently completed one of our more interesting and unique projects to date.  Two Model KSI-BJA-26 Slot Injector Aerators were supplied to Aquabio Ltd. of Worcester, England.  Aquabio, a division of Freudenberg Filtration ...

    Fred Siino, Lisa Keane

  • KLa Systems Jet Mixers for Anaerobic Treatment Process Case Study

    KLa Systems Jet Mixers for Anaerobic Treatment Process Case Study

    The Challenge Many food processing industry wastewaters contain high concentrations of readily degradable organic material and over the past twenty years the implementation of anaerobic treatment processes has gained popularity as the preferred ...

  • KLa Slot Injector™ Aeration System Expands the Capacity of an SBR at a Landfill Leachate Treatment Facility

    KLa Slot Injector™ Aeration System Expands the Capacity of an SBR at a Landfill Leachate Treatment Facility

    The Challenge A landfill had an existing single basin SBR plant to process the leachate which is notable for its high nitrogen load. The original system was installed with a fine pore diffuser aeration system and due to the chemical/biological ...