wastewater treatment process Articles

  • The design and build of a process and wastewater treatment plant - Inlet: 900 mc/h - Case Study

    The client Ferrara Food, part of the S.F.I.R. group, is a company operating in the agro-industrial sector. More specifically Ferrara Food operates within the preserved food industry, specialising in tomato processing, from fresh product to semi-finished and finished products. Semi-finished products can be 200kg containers, or 1200kg bigbags, filled through an ...


    By IDRAFLOT

  • Milk Processing Wastewater Treatment

    A milk processing facility was using a 800 hp evaporator to dispose of their 0.75% solids concentrated milk waste stream. The staff was interested in evaluating the effect of using the Floccin products to capture the majority of the BOD and send this higher % solids/BOD sludge to the evaporator. The idea was to reduce the electric hp by reducing the volume of water going to the evaporator. Their ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Poultry Processing Facility Wastewater Treatment

    This chicken slaughter and processing facility has a wastewater system that treats 1.2 MGD. Their process uses ferric chloride as the coagulant, caustic to stabilize the pH and an anionic polymer prior to separation in the DAF units. The facility also does some further processing with addition of seasoning and brines which add TDS/EC to the water. The ferric/anionic polymer combination is ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Wastewater treatment in a milk-processing company

    Description of the plant The accruing wastewater from the production of cheese and milk products is collected in a centralised pump sump and given to a first pre-treatment step. This step includes a separation of bigger parts by a sieve and a flocculation step with a dissolved air flotation for elimination of fats and cheese particles. After that, the pre-treatened water is buffered ...

  • Integrating anaerobic processes into wastewater treatment

    Over the past decade, the concept of anaerobic processes for the treatment of low temperature domestic wastewater has been introduced. This paper uses a developed wastewater flowsheet model and experimental data from several pilot scale studies to establish the impact of integrating anaerobic process into the wastewater flowsheet. The results demonstrate that, by integrating an expanded granular ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Processing Equipment Cleaning Wastewater Treatment

    Process Equipment Cleaning Wastewater Treatability - 7 Wastewater Samples Tested Individually & Combined Using Floccin™ Integrated Engineers provided treatability services for a company that chemically cleans process equipment. They had 7 waste streams from the process onsite. The samples ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Cavitational technology in wastewater treatment process

    Cavitation is one such recent technique which has been found to be substantially beneficial in wastewater treatment. Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Advanced oxidation processes with coke plant wastewater treatment

    The aim of this study was to determine the most efficient method of coke wastewater treatment. This research examined two processes – advanced oxidation with Fenton and photo-Fenton reaction. It was observed that the use of ultraviolet radiation with Fenton process had a better result in removal of impurities. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Removal of Cryptosporidium by wastewater treatment processes: a review

    Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that infects humans and various animal species. The environmental stability and the low infectious dose of Cryptosporidium facilitate its transmission by water and food. Discharge of untreated wastewater may result in waterborne or foodborne Cryptosporidium outbreaks, therefore a suitable treatment may prevent its ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Energy consumption model for wastewater treatment process control

    Wastewater treatment must satisfy discharge requirements under specified constraints and have minimal operating costs (OC). The operating results of wastewater treatment processes (WWTPs) have significantly focused on both the energy consumption (EC) and effluent quality (EQ). To reflect the relationship between the EC and EQ of WWTPs directly, an extended Elman neural network-based energy ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Sustainable wastewater treatment chemicals in a chicken processing plant

    Atana Ltd was invited to evaluate the potential for introducing an organic, sustainable wastewater treatment regime into a chicken processing plant. The flow was approximately 120m³ (over 18 hours per day). The plant killed around 126000 birds per day and the sludge volume produced from their effluent treatment plant (which encompassed dissolved air flotation) per annum was around 13000 ...


    By Atana Limited

  • Aerobic wastewater treatment processes history and development synopsis

    This book is an overview of the development of aerobic waste water treatment and influences which shaped this development. The historical development of sewage treatment and the subsequent emergence of aerobic biological treatment methods is investigated from the early nineteenth century to the present day. In addition, the earlier historical background, up to the late ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Sustainable wastewater treatment chemicals in a food processing plant

    A food ingredients manufacturer was using an inorganic aluminium metal salt with pH correction to treat their effluent. This chemical regime refused to give them any real control over their effluent characterisation. Their effluent plant required constant monitoring and adjustment. The inability to control the characterisation of the effluent exiting the site meant non-compliance to the ...


    By Atana Limited

  • Aerobic wastewater treatment processes history and development synopsis

    A Synopsis by the Author This book is an overview of the development of aerobic waste water treatment and influences which shaped this development.   The historical development of sewage treatment and the subsequent emergence of aerobic biological treatment methods is investigated from the early nineteenth century to the present day.  In addition, the earlier ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Wastewater Treatment for a soft drink processing company

    Description of the plant The wastewater from production and filling of mineral waters and soft drinks is pre-treated mechanically by a screen and buffered in an aerated mixing and balancing reactor. After equalization of flow and load the wastewater is given to the biological reactors where organic substances as sugar and other organic compounds are decreased by biological activity of ...

  • CFD for wastewater treatment: an overview

    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a rapidly emerging field in wastewater treatment (WWT), with application to almost all unit processes. This paper provides an overview of CFD applied to a wide range of unit processes in water and WWT from hydraulic elements like flow splitting to physical, chemical and biological processes like suspended growth nutrient removal and anaerobic digestion. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Industrial wastewater treatment

    Industrial wastewater treatment covers the mechanisms and processes used to treat waters that have been contaminated in some way by anthropogenic industrial or commercial activities prior to its release into the environment or its re-use. Most industries produce some wet waste although recent trends in the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Control of Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Instrumentation, control and automation (ICA) of wastewater treatment systems and sewer networks have attracted much attention since the early 1970s. The developments during the last four decades in on-line instrumentation, computer technology, process understanding and subsequent model development, and control methods have been powerful driving forces for advanced control making ICA ever more ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Wastewater Treatment Basics

    Wastewater Treatment Basics A Refresher on The Basic Wastewater Treatment Steps... All wastewater treatment follows the same basic premise, water used in manufacturing, ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • The biological basis of wastewater treatment

    Introduction This booklet was written to fulfil the need for a simple explanation of the biological processes that underpin wastewater treatment. It attempts to show how the bacteria involved deal with the organic carbon in the sewage. Remarkably, there are just 3 major processes involved, and these mirror exactly the 3 major processes at work in the plant viz: biodegradation, oxygen ...

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