biological oxygen demand removal News

  • Biological Nutrient Removal Restores River Habitat on Long Island

    WesTech Engineering, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah, is helping to restore the river habitat of the Patchogue River and the Great South Bay by employing innovative technologies for the removal of nutrients being discharged by the Patchogue Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) located on the southern shore of Long Island in New York. As a part of this expansion and upgrade, WesTech supplied two ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Rebuttal Regarding Regenesis EHC-O™ Claims

    Please find herewith as Appendix A, a copy of a letter dated March, 2007, by Mr. Scott B. Wilson, the current President & CEO of Regenesis. This enterprise was founded to commercialize ORC®; an oxygen release compound sometimes considered as an alternative technology to Adventus’ own EHCO™ oxygen releasing compound. It is our opinion that Mr. Wilson’s thesis is conspicuously written in the ...


  • The principles of aeration & mixing utilizing process aerator technology

    Aeration and mixing are necessary elements for aerobic biological wastewater treatment processes to maintain a healthy, stabilized biological population and thus, insure optimal treatment of the wastewater assuming there is adequate contact time and substrate available. In the design of wastewater treatment plants, aeration typically involves supply of both oxygen and mixing. Aeration is a large ...

  • Waste water plant for veterinary company

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies is to design and commission a biological waste water treatment plant at 120m3/d to treat all effluents of a new veterinary manufacturing site in Jiangxi province. The main treatment is an AnoxKaldnes MBBR biological treatment. The choice of VWS industrial waste water expertise and biological aerobic patented solution offer the client a reliable and ...

  • Pharmaceutical effluent to large-scale MBBR plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and commission a biological waste water treatment plant to treat all effluents of an existing specialized tablets and capsules pharmaceutical manufacturing site to meet the local stringent water discharge regulation. The core treatment is an AnoxKaldnes MBBR biological treatment. The client, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies ...

  • Solarbrook Water & Power Corporation Leach Aid Study Progress

    (PINKSHEETS: SLRW) Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation has finished the first studies on a treatment system for high BOD and Nitrogen Wastewater in Virginia. This project is in conjunction with studies by AquaMag, and consists of solids removal and biological treatment of leach aid from landfills to reduce BOD (Biological Oxygen Demand), COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand), as well as Nitrogen ...


  • WWTP for Pharmaceutical Co

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies will design and commission a biological wastewater treatment plant to treat all effluents of an existing specialised tablets and capsules pharmaceutical manufacturing site. The core treatment is an AnoxKaldnes moving-bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) biological treatment. The client, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world with over 80 ...

  • ADI Systems To Help A Major Brewery Pretreat Brewery Effluent And Tap Into Green Energy

    ADI Systems is proud to have been selected by Oland Brewery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to design and build a biological treatment system (BTS) to pretreat brewery wastewater. Oland Brewery, Nova Scotia's largest brewer, has been in the community for more than 130 years. It produces many popular beer varieties such as Budweiser, Bud Lite, and Alexander Keith’s. After a competitive bid ...


    By ADI Systems

  • Single artificial wetland successfully treats different types of wastewater

    The world’s first full-scale artificial wetland designed to treat both sewage effluent and mine wastewater has been found to continuously remove high levels of pollutants, a recent study concludes. Treating both types of wastewater at the same time proved to be highly beneficial because they contain pollutants which are more easily removed when mixed together. Wetlands contain plants and ...

  • Frost & Sullivan distinguishes Aeration Industries for innovation in wastewater aeration and mixing

    Based on its recent analysis of the pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aeration Industries International, Inc. with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Product of the Year Award. The Aire-O2 Triton® was created from the company's unremitting efforts to design energy- and cost-efficient wastewater treatment equipment and technology. ...

  • Aeration Industries Upgrades & Retrofits

    Is your wastewater facility at maximum treatment capacity or unable to meet stricter effluent requirements? Are you looking for a treatment solution that will upgrade your current facility? Let’s Talk. Aeration Industries’ upgrade and retrofit solutions and services help wastewater treatment plants meet stricter regulations and maximize capacity ...

  • Hatchery wash water treatment

    A WPL HiPAF Modular wastewater treatment system has been specified to treat the wash water for a global company’s large hatchery processing plant in Warwickshire. WPL were selected in a competitive bid based on the ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • GE’s New LEAPprimary Technology reduces the energy consumption

    Characteristics of GE´s new LEAPrimary technology: High Removal of Total Suspended Solids (50-70 Percent) and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (25-40 Percent) Reduces Energy for Biological Treatment by 25 Percent and Enables Energy Recovery Replaces Conventional Clarifier/Fine Screen Technology and Fits in as ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Advancing ‘Energy Neutrality’ for Municipal Wastewater Treatment with Introduction of ZeeLung* Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Technology

    ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor is Four Times More Energy Efficient than Conventional Fine Bubble Aeration Systems New Technology Offers Simple, Ultra Low-Energy Nutrient Removal in a Small Footprint Municipal Treatment Plants Account for 35 Percent of Local Government Energy Budgets ZeeLung’s Introduction Highlights Resource Recovery Potential of Wastewater ...


    By GE Power & Water

  • Biowater wins wastewater contract

    Halden municipality in south of Norway will expand and upgrade its largest wastewater treatment plant, Remmen RA, so that effluent meets the highest environmental standards. The renovated plant will have a capacity of 42000 p.e. Biowater will deliver the core treatment processes, which include the biological treatment and subsequent clarification unit(s). The biological treatment unit(s) will be ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Community provided sewer line connections due to EPA settlement with ponce landfill owner

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a legal settlement with the owner and operator of the Ponce Municipal Landfill that will reduce water pollution from the landfill into a local stream. The management of stormwater at the landfill will also be improved. In addition to complying with the requirements of the agreement, Allied Waste of Ponce, Inc. will spend at least $200,000 to ...

  • EPA proposes new NPDES permits for Agana and Northern District Sewage Treatment Plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice of proposed action under the Clean Water Act to reissue National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits to the Guam Waterworks Authority for the Northern District and Agana Sewage Treatment Plants. The proposed permits will require the plants to upgrade to full secondary treatment and establish wastewater quality levels consistent ...

  • Hydroxyl Awarded $1M Turnkey ActiveCell® Industrial Wastewater Treatment Contract From Mizkan Americas

    VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Hydroxyl Systems, Inc. announced today that the company has been awarded a $1.1 Million USD contract from Mizkan Americas, Inc. for the turnkey supply of an ActiveCell® biological wastewater treatment system. Hydroxyl's ActiveCell® advanced wastewater treatment technology will process 20,000 gallons a day of high-strength industrial wastewater produced from ...


  • City of Jerome, Idaho Settles Wastewater Permit Violations with EPA

    Wastewater discharged into the Snake River, the J8 canal and other waters will be cleaner as a result of a recent settlement between the City of Jerome, Idaho and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The City has agreed to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant to ensure the facility has the capacity to handle future discharges. The Clean Water Act requires that wastewater discharges comply ...

  • Biothane Secures UASB Project with Global Food & Beverage Manufacturer in Indonesia

    Biothane, a global leader in anaerobic technologies and part of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (Veolia), announced that it was awarded a contract to provide a food & beverage (F&B) manufacturer with a holistic wastewater treatment plant in Indonesia. The F&B company produces and markets numerous international snack brands, and is a joint venture with a ...


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