What Is a Biofiltration Wastewater Treatment System and How Does It Work?
If your industrial or municipal facility generates organic-laden wastes, biological wastewater treatment might be an appropriate choice for your facility. These systems can be efficient and economical technologies for breaking down and removing organic contaminants from wastes such as those produced in the food and beverage, chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, and municipal industries. But “what … » Read More
Common Problems with Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment Systems and How to Avoid Them
There are several different types of anaerobic wastewater treatment technologies, but some commonly used include lagoons; anaerobic digestors like UASBs (upflow anaerobic sludge blankets) and EGSBs (expanded granular sludge beds); and packed bed anaerobic filters. They tend to exhibit the same common anaerobic bacteria-managing issues. Below, we break down what these issues are including ways … » Read More
What Are Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Systems and How Do They Work?
Typically used as a secondary wastewater treatment method after the initial larger contaminants have been settled and/or filtered out, biological wastewater treatment systems can be efficient and economical technologies for breaking down and removing organic contaminants from heavily organic-laden wastes, such as those produced in the food and beverage, chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, and … » Read More
How Much Do Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment Systems Cost?
Anaerobic wastewater treatment is a type of biological treatment that is typically used for treating waste streams with high concentrations of organic contaminants. If you are exploring wastewater treatment options for your facility, you may be wondering “how much do anaerobic wastewater treatment systems cost?” The short answer is that the cost of anaerobic treatment … » Read More
Common Problems with Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Systems and How to Avoid Them
When engineering, designing, installing, and running an aerobic wastewater treatment system for your industrial facility, issues most commonly arise during the engineer/design and operational phases. We break down some of the more frequently occurring mishaps during these two parts of the process below. BOD- and COD-overloaded system The problem When aerobic wastewater treatment systems are designed, … » Read More
What Is Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment and How Does It Work?
Anaerobic wastewater treatment has a well-deserved reputation for efficient, low-odor treatment of streams with high concentrations of organic contaminants. If you’re investigating biological treatment processes, you’ve no doubt asked questions like “What is anaerobic wastewater treatment?” and “How does anaerobic wastewater treatment work?” This article will provide an approachable introduction to anaerobic treatment, and help … » Read More
Common Problems with Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems and How to Avoid Them
Biological wastewater treatment systems can be a big investment for your facility. When implemented correctly, these systems will provide your process with a long list of benefits, but there can be some challenges with purchasing these systems, too. If your facility is considering biological wastewater treatment, you might be wondering if there are common problems … » Read More
How Much Do Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Systems Cost?
Aerobic wastewater treatment is a type of biological treatment that can be efficiently leveraged for a variety of organics removal applications. If you are exploring biological treatment options for your facility, you may be wondering “how much do aerobic wastewater treatment systems cost?” Since aerobic wastewater treatment systems come in a variety of forms, cost … » Read More
Anaerobic vs. Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Systems: What’s the Difference?
Anaerobic and aerobic systems are two types of biological wastewater treatment. While they are similar in many ways, they also differ substantially, inviting questions like “Are both anaerobic and aerobic systems used in wastewater treatment?” and “What is the difference?” Indeed, anaerobic and aerobic wastewater treatment technologies can be used independently or in combination with … » Read More
What Are the Best Biological Wastewater Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies?
Biological wastewater treatment systems can be efficient and economical technologies for breaking down and removing organic contaminants from heavily organic-laden wastes, such as those produced in the food and beverage and municipal industries. Since this type of treatment can be made up of an extremely complex set of technologies that use natural processes to break … » Read More
How Much Do Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems Cost?
Biological wastewater treatment systems are commonly deployed for industrial streams with high concentrations of organic contaminants, such as waste streams produced by food, beverage, chemical manufacturing, refining and petrochemical, mining and leachates, textile and industrial laundering, and municipal waste treatment industries. Biological wastewater treatment can be an efficient and cost-effective choice over surcharge payments to … » Read More
Biological vs. Chemical Wastewater Treatment Which Is Better for Your Industrial Facility?
When comparing biological and chemical wastewater treatment strategies, how do you know which technologies will best suit your facility’s treatment needs? Fundamentally, biological treatment uses living bacteria to do the bulk of the purification while chemical treatment uses chemical reactants to accomplish the work, and at first glance, the comparisons seem straightforward—but what contaminants do … » Read More
What Is a Biological Wastewater Treatment System and How Does It Work?
For an industrial company producing waste as part of its process, some type of wastewater treatment system is usually necessary to ensure safety precautions and discharge regulations are met. The most appropriate wastewater treatment system will help a facility avoid harming the environment, human health, and a facility’s process or products (especially if the wastewater is being reused). … » Read More