SEPARATION & CLARIFICATION WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

Simply Solving The Grit Problem
Simply Solving The Grit Problem

The grit particle is a microscopic menace that still confounds many wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) operators. It is not always easy to recognize how much grit is costing you in equipment wear, maintenance, and energy usage, let alone to know the best way to rid your plant of it.

  • Topeka WTP Installs Integrity A-758 PLUS™ Lime Slaker System To Replace Existing Lime Slaker
    Topeka WTP Installs Integrity A-758 PLUS™ Lime Slaker System To Replace Existing Lime Slaker

    The Topeka Water Treatment Plant (WTP) — a 60 million gallon per day facility - serves Topeka, Kansas and surrounding areas. Built in 1945, the plant underwent several renovations with the most recent upgrading the plant to its current capacity in 1993.

    In 2015, plant officials decided to replace the first of the existing slakers and, after considering offers from several slaker suppliers, chose the A-758 PLUS™ paste-type lime slaker manufactured by Integrity Municipal Systems, LLC (IMS). Read the full case study to learn more.

  • Lime Slakers Restoration In Dallas, TX Leads To Almost $1M Saved Compared To New Systems
    Lime Slakers Restoration In Dallas, TX Leads To Almost $1M Saved Compared To New Systems

    Since opening in 1930, the Bachman Water Treatment Plant in Dallas has increased its processing capacity from 30 million gallons per day to 150 million gallons per day, with the latest upgrade in 2007.

  • AnoxKaldnes Expertise- Rocky Mountain Region
    AnoxKaldnes Expertise- Rocky Mountain Region

    The AnoxKaldnes™ MBBR (Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor) process is a biological wastewater treatment process that utilizes specialized plastic carriers to create a surface on which a biofilm can attach.

  • Effective Water Recovery Simplified Through Committed Partnership
    Effective Water Recovery Simplified Through Committed Partnership

    Clearas Water Recovery's patented treatment platform, Advanced Biological Nutrient Recovery (ABNR) technology, is highly modular and scalable, providing a sustainable approach to cleaning water. The Clearas system consists of three core phases: the blend phase, the nutrients recovery phase and the separation phase. For optimal results, Clearas has partnered with Endress+Hauser for dependable products and reliable technical expertise.

  • Headworks Improvements Resulted In Significant Reduction Of Maintenance
    Headworks Improvements Resulted In Significant Reduction Of Maintenance

    Previously the crew at Payson WWTP wrestled with clogs that required constant attention and increased system downtimes. With the installation of the new headworks, the comparison was stark because suddenly the flow from the headworks was debris-free.

  • Plant Experiences “Phenomenal Improvement” With Fine Screen Retrofit
    Plant Experiences “Phenomenal Improvement” With Fine Screen Retrofit

    Spanish Fork WWTP utilizes the STEPSCREEN® in two identical headworks systems. The technology upgrade has made a vast difference in plant processing. Prior to the implementation of new technology, only one channel was processed.

  • Finescreen Helps Plant Operate On Cruise Control
    Finescreen Helps Plant Operate On Cruise Control

    As part of the new facility for the City of Clinton, the plant installed a new finescreen as an integral part of the operations. What they discovered was not only a reliable and durable technology but the automated feature of the system was transformational for plant operations. Read what they have to say.

  • Village Creek WRF Discovers Efficient Means To Use Scum
    Village Creek WRF Discovers Efficient Means To Use Scum Scum, the greasy substance that floats to the surface of clarifiers, gets nastier as it accumulates. Some smaller wastewater treatment plants mix their scum back into other processing streams while other larger plants treat their scum separately. The City of Fort Worth takes a unique approach in managing its scum and now turns what was once a liability into an asset.
  • Considering Inline Sludge Screens — Municipal And Industrial Applications
    Considering Inline Sludge Screens — Municipal And Industrial Applications

    How do I remove screenings from my sludge? Even when screens are installed at the head of a treatment facility, debris always ends up in the sludge. Plastic parts and fibrous materials can cripple operation of important downstream technologies.

  • Pump Station’s Non-Dispersibles Problem: Solved
    Pump Station’s Non-Dispersibles Problem: Solved

    Sun City, AZ, has had the same wastewater treatment plant since the '70s, along with a new, expensive problem: non-dispersible waste.

Monsters Protect Pump Station, Weather Storms In Scotland
Monsters Protect Pump Station, Weather Storms In Scotland

Pump blockages and rags are a significant barrier to energy and operational efficiencies at pump stations, causing unscheduled shut downs, safety hazards for operators, costly equipment repairs and increased power usage due to a decrease in the pumps’ hydraulic performance. Scottish Water observed these negative effects caused by an influx of wipes and rags throughout a network of area pump stations. Engineers looked to a proven, powerful solution in the form of two JWC Environmental Channel Monster® grinders at one of their most problematic sites.

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SEPARATION & CLARIFICATION PRODUCTS

Lime Slaker Systems Lime Slaker Systems

The IMS Lime Slaker Systems provide continuous high volume lime slurries (up to 8,000 lbs/hour) for industrial and municipal process pH adjustment, flocculation, and chemical reaction. The superior paste-type slaking technology consistently produces a higher strength and more reactive lime slurry resulting in more efficient and more economical use of the quicklime. Systems are factory assembled and tested for quick and easy installation, and include options for lime feed and grit removal.

Mobile Water Services: ACTIFLO® Clarification Mobile Water Services: ACTIFLO® Clarification

Veolia Water Technologies provides clients with mobile water solutions utilizing the Actiflo Turbo high-rate clarification technology. With more than 800 references around the world, the Actiflo technology has been in use for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment for more than 20 years.

Mobile Water Services: Reverse Osmosis Technology Mobile Water Services: Reverse Osmosis Technology

Veolia Water Technologies provides clients with mobile water solutions utilizing Reverse Osmosis technology. With applications in utility steam system make-up water, process water purification, water scarce areas, or where water reuse or recycle are required due to costly wastewater surcharges restricting discharge.

Mobile Water Services: High Recovery Reverse Osmosis Technology Mobile Water Services: High Recovery Reverse Osmosis Technology

Veolia Water Technologies provides clients with mobile water solutions utilizing High Recovery Reverse Osmosis technology. With applications in water scarce areas, or where wastewater regulations restrict discharge, Veolia’s Closed Circuit Desalination (CCD™)* RO technology allows customers to recover up to 96% of the influent flow.

Mobile Water Services: Service Deionization Mobile Water Services: Service Deionization

Veolia Water Technologies provides clients with mobile water solutions utilizing ultra-pure Service Deionization technology. With applications in utility steam system make-up water, process water purification and central water supply loops, Veolia’s mobile Service Deionization technology allows customers to provide their critical plant processes with ultrapure water and remain in operation during system upsets or unaccounted for shutdowns.

STEPSCREEN® Fine Bar Screen STEPSCREEN® Fine Bar Screen

Huber Technology, through its subsidiary Huber-Hydropress, is the inventor of the STEPSCREEN® concept. This design was unveiled in the early 1980’s to much acclaim and was readily adopted into the designs of well over 3,000 facilities worldwide since the STEPSCREEN® introduction.

Alkagen® Solution - Odor and Corrosion Control Alkagen® Solution - Odor and Corrosion Control

Alkagen® Solution is a fast-acting pH shift technology that effectively controls odors and corrosion in wastewater systems.  This unique, proven product is environmentally safe and uses a combination of alkaline and nitrate technologies to remove and prevent hydrogen sulfide.  Alkagen solution also reduces the impact of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) in the system while providing a beneficial alkaline supplement for the treatment plant.

Turn What You Have Into What You Want Turn What You Have Into What You Want

Evoqua Water Technologies is the leader in Upgrade and Retrofit Solutions for refurbishing wastewater plant equipment and improving operating performance. Experienced technical experts can provide thorough evaluations to determine the most cost-effective options, and draw upon a library of original equipment drawings to speed project execution and lower costs. Evoqua’s installation base dates back more than 100 years. 

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