WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Desalination Serves Coastal Argentine City

When a series of water crises in 2014 disrupted conventional utility services in the coastal Argentine city of Caleta Olivia, the city needed a way to ensure an uninterrupted water supply.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT CASE STUDIES AND WHITE PAPERS

  • Case Study: Vortex Wastewater Pumps Vortex pumps are primary sewerage pumps used to transport are sewerage through the wastewater treatment plant process. Because these pumps are required to handle the raw sewerage including grit and associated storm water runoff debris the abrasion rate is quite high. In this plant the pumps were lasting less than 1 year before severe abrasion caused reduction in tolerances leading to re-circulation. As the sewerage was no longer being efficiently transported to treatment the plants capacity was effectively reduced. Plant was considering replacement after 1 year a t a cost of $8,500.00.
  • Freeport Wastewater Treatment Plant Saves Money And Energy With Hybrid Blowers
    Freeport Wastewater Treatment Plant Saves Money And Energy With Hybrid Blowers

    Best known as the home of outdoor retailer L.L. Bean, the community of Freeport is a popular summer destination on the shore of Casco Bay in southern coastal Maine. In 2010, the Freeport Sewer District brought in engineering firm Woodard & Curran (also of Freeport), to conduct an energy analysis of the Freeport Wastewater Treatment Facility. The assessment revealed that the Freeport plant consumed more than 8.9 kBtu per gallon of wastewater treated, more than double the national average of 4.1 kBtu per gallon. While an outdated oil heating system contributed to the overall inefficiency, the plant’s 30-year-old multistage centrifugal aeration blowers accounted for as much as 80 percent of the electricity consumption. By Beth Brindle, Water Online

  • Upcoming Standards And Compliance Regarding Lead-Free Requirements
    Upcoming Standards And Compliance Regarding Lead-Free Requirements

    Badger Meter has and will continue to manufacture and provide products that meet the requirements of current and future lead-free standards. This white paper discusses these changing industry needs both as they relate to Badger Meter products and to water utilities in general.

  • Brewery Installs Complete Aerobic Treatment System To Meet City Requirements
    Brewery Installs Complete Aerobic Treatment System To Meet City Requirements

    Worthy Brewing approached ClearBlu Environmental at the 2011 Craft Brewers Conference. The brewery was still in its planning stages, but knew that some extent of wastewater treatment would need to be incorporated to satisfy city requirements. ClearBlu worked closely with the facility’s architect and engineers to incorporate plans and allocate space for a complete aerobic treatment system at the facility. Upon startup, the brewery was only required to implement a pre-treatment system, which includes solids screening, settling, and automatic pH balancing. They have all ruggedized equipment that will support their system through the brewery’s expected expansion.

  • Case Study: First Municipal-Industrial Water Reuse Project In Virginia! Hampton Roads Sanitation District was created in 1940 to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. It currently serves a population of approximately 1.6 million with nine regional wastewater treatment plants in Hampton Roads and four smaller plants on Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. HRSD set the goal to reuse its treated wastewater for nonpotable purposes in the 1980s. An oil refinery located next to their York River Treatment Plant approached HRSD in 1996 to supply reclaimed water for the refinery’s cooling and process water. Previously, the refinery utilized increasingly expensive potable water and upgrading its own treatment facilities was too large an investment. In December 2000, HRSD signed a 20-year agreement to provide the refinery with 0.5 MGD of reclaimed water
  • CA 71 With Ammonium And Nitrate Measurement Metro Waste Reclamation District is one of the largest wastewater treatment plants between the Mississippi River and the west coast. Treated water is discharged into the South Platte River, and contributes 90% of the river’s annual flow at the point of discharge.
  • A Field Testing Must Have Device To take control of our water quality, we first need to know what's in our water. Having portable testing devices to measure important water quality parameters in the field empowers water treatment professionals with improved water quality understanding, enabling them to take more immediate and effective action. By Real Tech Inc.
  • City Of Buffalo Gap, South Dakota Case Study

    Uranium removal pilot study was conducted for the City of Buffalo Gap, South Dakota at their Well No. 1 treatment facility.

  • Desalination Plants Benefit From MagMeters With Unique Virtual Reference Feature
    Desalination Plants Benefit From MagMeters With Unique Virtual Reference Feature In certain applications, conventional grounding of electromagnetic flowmeters can pose special challenges. This article illustrates those challenges and sheds light on a unique solution that is especially suitable for problematic applications, some of which are found in desalination facilities.
  • Would You Like Some Free Green Energy With That?
    Would You Like Some Free Green Energy With That?

    Some of the world’s most environmentally efficient and profitable green energy technologies are being specifically tailored to the needs of the beef, poultry, pork, rendering and stockfeed industries.

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT PRODUCTS

Honey Monster® Septage Receiving System

Honey Monster® Septage Receiving System

The Septage Receiving System is based on proven Auger Monster® technology, which allows cleaner handling of septage truck waste through separation of solids. The unique combination of grinding, washing and dewatering septage waste can be accomplished in approximately 5 to 15 minutes for a typical septage truck.
CD500M Dri-Prime Contractor Dewatering Pump

CD500M Dri-Prime Contractor Dewatering Pump

The Godwin Dri-Prime CD500M pump offers flow rates to 14,310 USGPM and discharge heads to 162' (49m). Also it has the capability of handling solids up to 3" (80mm) in diameter.

Screenings Washer Monster®

Screenings Washer Monster®

The Screenings Washer Monster is a self-contained, hopper-fed system used to effectively grind, wash, compact and dewater screenings that have been captured by a bar screen or other screenings removal device. The removed solids contain up to 50% dry solids, are 80% compacted and are significantly lighter and cleaner than typical screened solids.
Solutions for Water Treatment Skids - Reduce Cost and Improve Performance

Solutions for Water Treatment Skids - Reduce Cost and Improve Performance

Festo has dedicated engineering resources to develop solutions specific to the water industry. The result has been some innovations that are unique to Festo and offer cost and efficiency benefits to companies building water treatment skids.

Small Tank Mixing

Small Tank Mixing

Small tank mixing is a lower cost, simplified Rotamix system, using a Chopper Pump and external-mount nozzle assemblies. The external-mount nozzles are sandwiched between 6" ANSI flanges and provide fixed discharge angles off the tank wall.

Disinfection Technologies

Disinfection Technologies

When determining the best water disinfection method, considering the countless design and operational factors can be daunting, but Severn Trent Services makes it easy

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From Toilet To Tap Water

Alex and the crew travel to Saudi Arabia and talk to Noura Shehab, a Ph.D. student at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), about her research to use microbes to power sea water desalination.

Aerzen Delta Hybrid Case Study Video

Aerzen Delta Hybrid Case Study Video

The first installation of the new technology — Aerzen's Rotary Lobe Compressor — saves 30% energy usage in the Huntington, NY Wastewater Treatment plant.
Video: Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) From Headworks BIO

Video: Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) From Headworks BIO

The Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) process is typically installed as a retrofit solution for conventional activated sludge systems that are at or beyond capacity.

The House On Wade Avenue

The House On Wade Avenue

In Raleigh, N.C., there's a house... or what looks like a house. What's hidden inside is more important than most people realize.

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