Article | July 9, 2019

How To Boost Wastewater Treatment Capacity Within An Existing Footprint

Source: JWC Environmental
How To Boost Wastewater Treatment Capacity

Municipalities can find themselves in a real bind when wastewater treatment operations are strained by population growth. That’s because facilities are either landlocked and can’t expand at their current location, or the prospect of expanding capacity isn’t in the budget.

When the bottleneck is at the digesters— the tanks where microorganisms break down waste — there are some common-sense strategies treatment plants can employ to address those growing pains.