Biological Water Treatment Articles

  • Aerobic treatment for Reuse of Wastewater at Fish processing plant - Case study

    Advanced technology treats difficult effluent for reuse and eliminates the need to buy imported water ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Kraaifontein Waste Water Treatment Works, Cape Town, South Africa - Case Study

    Problem: The City had been faced with serious development constraints because the Bellville and Kraaifontein WWTWs were running out of spare capacity. Solution: BBR installed an advanced biological reactor works with automated inlet screening and degritters, surface aerated biological reactors, secondary settling tanks, sludge dewatering system and final effluent ...


    By BBR Filtration Limited

  • Coca-Cola FEMSA Alcorta Plant Wastewater treatment of a Beverage Plant for reuse applications

    Coca-Cola FEMSA is the largest public bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world in terms of sales volume, accounting for one out of every ten Coca-Cola products sold globally.  Due to an increase in production volume, the Alcorta Plant needed to increase its wastewater treatment capacity. The existing Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was conventional and could not allow for the ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Meihua - Case Study

    Over 90% ammonia removal at food ingredients processing plant Tongliao Meihua Biological Sci-tech Co., Ltd. is a wholly held subsidiary of Hebei Meihua Monosodium Glutamate Group Co., Ltd. Over 18,900 m3/d wastewater with ammonium concentration over 600 mg/l needs to be treated. Probably it is the highest ammonium load in one factory in the world, which means ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Angel Yeast - Case Study

    Energy-efficient ammonia removal with small footprint Angel Yeast Company Ltd. is a world leading manufacturing company in China which has been specializing in producing yeasts and yeast derivatives for over 24 years. Angel Yeast (Binzhou) Co., Ltd. is one of the factories located in Binzhou, Shandong prov., which mainly produces fresh yeast. The ammonium concentration in the ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Cartonneries de Gondardennes - Case Study

    Biological treatment in closed circuit improves paper quality Cartonneries de Gondardennes was founded in 1897 and is still a family owned business. The mill in Wardrecques, France, operated for many years at zero discharge. But when paperboard quality was affected by process contamination, it was decided to install biological process water treatment. Paques installed a turnkey treatment ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Lenzing AG - Case Study

    Viscose fibre producer solves three problems with one solution Lenzing A.G. from Austria is a world leader in viscose fibre production from wood. In 2009 they produced 568,600 tonnes. Their main site is in Lenzing, Austria. The manufacture of viscose fibres from wood produces a range of secondary compounds. Some streams, such as polluted sodium sulphate, cannot be reused and ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Norske Skog - Case Study

    Lifelong wastewater treatment with UASB retrofitting Norske Skog in Halden, Norway operates a 1,500 tonnes per day paper mill with 900 tonnes per day mechanical pulp production from spruce. In 1992 Norske Skog installed an effluent treatment plant that included a BIOPAQ®UASB bioreactor. After 15 years of good performance, the UASB modules were retrofitted by Paques to ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Cofco Guangxi - Case Study

    Wastewater from bioethanol production is additional source of green energy Cofco is a leading grain, oils and foodstuff import and export group. It is one of the largest food manufacturers in China. Its division Guangxi Cofco Bio-energy Ltd produces ethanol from cassava. This generates wastewater with a high concentration of organic pollutants. Paques helped devise a total ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Waterstromen - ECCO - Case Study

    Odour-free wastewater treatment plant for ECCO footwear company ECCO Leather B.V. is part of the Denmark based global footwear company ECCO Sko A/S. In November 2010, ECCO signed a contract with Waterstromen BV for a new anaerobic water treatment plant for their tannery in Dongen, the Netherlands. Paques designed and built the plant for Waterstromen. It was commissioned in the ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG - Case Study

    Replacing up to 20% of natural gas use with biogas from wastewater Maximising sustainable effluent treatment by means of combined anaerobic and aerobic technologies with limited available plant space. “The Paulaner brewery, downtown Munich, is situated just about 20 meters from the next populated area. Paques accomplished a high efficient installation on a very small ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Diageo - Case Study

    Sustainable distillery at Roseisle in Scotland Scotland is one of Diageo’s largest supply centres for Scottish whisky, white spirits and ready to drink brands. The Roseisle distillery in Speyside opened its doors in 2009. The effluent treatment plant included a number of Paques technologies to help reduce CO2 emissions and minimise discharge levels. Paques ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • New Wastewater Treatment Plants for Lagos - Case Study

    Two SBR plants for 6,000 and 36,000 PE are planned by BITControl for the Lagos State Wastewater Management Office. The implementation of the system is accompanied by an intense schooling of the engineers of the LSWMO. Two SBR plants for 6,000 and 36,000 PE are planned by BITControl for the Lagos State Wastewater Management Office. As we have only dry weather systems with a defined amount of ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • A Return On Investment with Bio-Augmentation

    Henderson, Louisiana is located directly in the center of what is commonly considered ‘Cajun Country.’ Right next door to Breaux Bridge, the town that is known as ‘The Crawfish Capital of the World’; our claim to fame is dealing with the crowds and traffic of that festival every spring. But, Henderson is just fine with that situation, just being the ‘bedroom ...


    By Reliant Water Technologies

  • Grab the best wastewater treatment service provider

    The hazardous organic wastes are immensely increasing by industries, militaries as well as by the domestic sources. It is an emerging issue in the recent days and needs immediate actions by government or by any private organization. To reduce the effects of the hazardous waste from the environment, the advanced oxidation process is considered as an efficient technique that helps in removing ...

  • Use of dairy reject and fermented Aleo sp. Leaf Gel mixture in the biological Pre-treatment of landfill leachate

    In this study the biotreatability of Jebel Chakir landfill leachate (Tunisia) using a mixture of dairy industry reject (bactofugate) and Aloe sp. leaf gel was evaluated. The effect of Aloe gel fermentation using Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strain was investigated against some selected bacterial and fungal strains. The inoculation size effect of the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Could EB irradiation be the simplest solution for removing emerging contaminants from water and wastewater?

    Newly observed presence of ‘emerging contaminants’, defined also Compounds of Emerging Concern, chemicals without regulatory status and which impact on environment and human health are poorly understood has been amply reported in wastewater and aquatic environments. ‘Conventional’ water pollutants have been described for decades and their impact on human health and the environment are known; ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Chemical stress from Fe salts dosing on biological phosphorus and potassium behavior

    In simultaneous precipitation, interaction between chemical and biological P removal could not be ignored. This work investigated effects of ferrous sulfate and Fe precipitates on metabolic behavior of bio-P and its counter cation of potassium. After dosing, mixed liquid suspended solids (MLSS) increased 9%, pH decreased from 7.35 to 7.00, sludge volume index (SVI) decreased, electrical ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ecology and performance of aerobic granular sludge treating high-saline municipal wastewater

    The successful development of aerobic granular sludge (AGS) for secondary wastewater treatment has been linked to a dedicated anaerobic feeding phase, which enables key microbes such as poly-phosphate-accumulating organisms (PAOs) and glycogen-accumulating organisms to gain a competitive advantage over floc-forming organisms. The application of AGS to treat high-saline sewage and its ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Effects of phenol on sulfate reduction by mixed microbial culture: kinetics and bio-kinetics analysis

    Mixed microbial culture collected from the wastewater treatment plant of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) was further grown in anaerobic condition in presence of sulfate where lactate was added as a carbon source. Sulfate addition was increased stepwise up to 1,000 mg l−1 before phenol was added at increasing concentrations from 10 mg l−1 to 300 mg l−1. Kinetics ...


    By IWA Publishing

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