Article | August 6, 2019

Using Master Controls To Enhance Aeration And Reduce Power Use

Source: Kaeser Compressors, Inc.

Precision management of dissolved oxygen (DO) allows wastewater treatment plant operators to maintain optimal biological conditions in their activated sludge basins. However, older blowers and a lack of advanced aeration oversight can sabotage that effort while substantially wasting money. Master controls allow the blowers in each basin to be interconnected to improve system stability, provide backup, equalize blower run time, maintain ideal DO levels, and maximize energy efficiency.