Are Biological Trickling Filters Right for Your Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facility?
With a history stretching back well over 100 years, trickling filters are a well-known type of biological wastewater treatment technology that is still used widely over the world. Biological trickling filters have a reputation for reliability and efficiency in secondary wastewater treatment applications, and is particularly well-suited for small to mid-sized municipalities. In this article, … » Read More
Can a membrane bioreactor be right for your municipal wastewater treatment facility?
Can a membrane bioreactor be right for your wastewater treatment facility? Membrane bioreactors (MBRs) are a type of secondary wastewater treatment technology that combines membrane filtration with biological treatment. Newer and generally more expensive than conventional biological treatment options, MBRs have traditionally been reserved for smaller scale wastewater treatment applications. Since the late 1990’s, however, … » Read More
What is zinc and how does it affect your industrial process water and wastewater treatment?
Zinc plays an important role in the manufacture of products and materials across a number of industries, including mining and metals, automotive, construction, paints and pigments, cosmetics, paper, and others. While trace amounts of zinc are necessary to support human, plant, and animal life, excess levels of zinc can pose a risk both to the … » Read More
What is an Industrial Wastewater Treatment System and How Does it Work?
For industrial companies producing wastewater 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 industrial wastewater treatment system will help the facility avoid harming the environment, human health, and a facility’s process or products (especially if the wastewater is being … » Read More
How Do You Know If An Industrial Facility Needs a Wastewater Treatment System?
Not properly treating wastewater can potentially harm the environment, human health, and a facility’s process or products (especially if the wastewater is being reused). It can also cause a company to incur heavy fines and possible legal action if wastewater is being improperly discharged into a POTW (publicly owned treatment works) or to the … » Read More
How to Choose the Best Wastewater Treatment System for Your Plant
For industrial companies producing wastewater as a byproduct of their process, some type of wastewater treatment system is usually necessary. Failing to properly treat your wastewater can potentially harm the environment, human health, and your process, in addition to causing your facility to incur heavy fines and possible legal action if it is being … » Read More
Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them
Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to … » Read More
The Importance of Wastewater Treatment for Your Facility: Is it Necessary?
Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business. This is an important part of the process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your company various fines … » Read More
9 of the Best Industrial Wastewater Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies
Here at SAMCO Technologies, we understand that proper, economical industrial wastewater treatment is essential to the efficiency and overall success of your everyday process. Improper treatment can lead to valuable process water going down the drain in addition to costly violations of local POTW (publicly owned treatment works) and environmental regulations. While our custom-engineered … » Read More
What Are the New Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines and What Do They Mean for Your Plant?
The recent updates to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines (also known as effluent limitation guidelines or ELGs) for steam electric power plants mean significant updates for most plants involved. Since the EPA circulated the first round of regulations in 1974 with the last changes made in 1982, … » Read More
How Much Does a Wastewater Treatment System Cost? (Pricing, Factors, Etc.)
When industrial companies look into purchasing a wastewater treatment system for their plant, first and foremost they want to know, “How much does a wastewater treatment system cost?” Because wastewater treatment is a highly complex, custom solution, several factors go into choosing the right treatment options. It is crucial to treat your waste properly, as … » Read More