AERATION & BLOWERS RESOURCES

  • New Turbocompressors Boost Efficiency At Wastewater Plant

    Sulzer engineers helped a plant in the Netherlands cut its energy costs with a turnkey project

  • Mixing Made Easy For Low Energy Lakes, Ponds, And Lagoons

    Landlocked, shallow bodies of water such as recreational ponds, irrigation, drinking water and animal waste lagoons have a major problem with flow. The only natural methods of movement in these bodies of water are the slight Coriolis Effect of the earth and wind. Neither of these natural mixing sources is sufficient to allow shallow water bodies to respire and deal with the natural biological degradation of wastes and detritus that eventually form on the bottom. Eventually, external problems will occur – algae begins to form in abundance, odors will emanate from the water due to stagnation, blue-green cyanobacteria will form on the surface and cause more odor and toxicity, and eventually the water is no longer capable of supporting basic aquatic fauna reproduction.

  • Leveraging Rentals For Pneumatic Conveying Applications

    Pneumatic conveying applications are critical to many facilities – when you can’t move material you can’t make or sell your product. Because of a historical lack of availability of specialized rental blowers and compressors for pneumatic conveying, plants often ether accepted the production outage or rented a more readily available 2 stage oil-free rotary screw compressor designed for 90-150 PSIG plant air service that is very inefficient at the reduced pressures needed for pneumatic conveying.

  • Saving The Most Money On Wastewater Aeration: Bringing It All Together

    The power required for aeration is 50 to 60 percent of the electric bill for a municipal wastewater plant, sometimes accounting for up to 4 percent of the associated community’s total power. Energy efficiency is a critical factor in evaluating blower performance.

  • Abbottstown Retrofitted A Flow-Through System With An AquaSBR® System To Meet Stringent Effluent Requirements

    The Abbottstown-Paradise Joint Sewer Authority was incorporated in 1973 and utilized a continuous flow activated sludge system with an average daily design flow of 0.21 MGD. At that time the plant was only required to reduce total suspended solids (TSS) and effuent ammonia to required levels to serve the area population of about 2000. Due to urban growth and increased storm flow runoffs, the plant was in need of an expansion and upgrade by the late 1990s. 

  • HST™ Turbocompressor For Sky-High Savings In Wastewater Treatment

    The town of Fraser, Colorado, USA, with an annual mean temperature of 32.5°F is the coldest town in the lower 48 states and gets frost year-round. At an elevation of 8’574 feet, it is also the highest location for Sulzer’s HST 20 turbocompressor in the world. The Fraser WWTP high-speed blower upgrade was completed in early 2019, replacing older centrifugal blowers, which were loud and costly to operate.

  • HST Turbocompressor Survives Category 4 Hurricane

    Victoria, Texas, is a small South Texas town of approx. 65’000 people just 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. This area is considered as humid subtropical, and the temperatures regularly exceed 100°F for the months of June through August. A record high temperature of 111°F was recorded in September 2000 and a record low of 9°F in December 1989. This location displays one of the most extreme temperature differentials in the United States. The HST high-speed blower was used in the new plant design which replaced an older two-stage trickling filter design in the Victoria WWTP.

  • Refinery Treats Groundwater Contamination While Saving Precious Facility Space

    A large, Midwestern oil refinery installed two identical, 110’ diameter S&L Model R OXIGEST® treatment systems to solve a groundwater treatment problem on-site. Each plant incorporates aeration, clarification, and effluent holding, treating peak flows of 7.2 MGD combined; 4.3 MGD in each plant.

  • Olathe, KS Cedar Creek Plant Boasts The First In-Line Fermenter In The Country

    The City of Olathe is located just outside of Kansas City and is home to a growing population of 126,000, making Olathe the fifth most populous city in Kansas. Residents depend on the local Cedar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to meet their water demand.

  • A Model Integration Of State-Of-The-Art Technologies That Satisfied Both Initial And Long-Term Considerations

    The surrounding areas of Rock Creek Public Sewer District of Jefferson County, Missouri experienced substantial development in recent years overloading existing privately owned wastewater plant capacities.

WASTEWATER AERATION SOLUTIONS

  • Fine Bubble Ceramic Disc Aeration For Activated Sludge Treatment

    Fine bubble membrane disc aeration has been significantly improved by the group of Aquarius engineers who bring decades of aeration experience to the market.

  • Jet Aeration The Mass Transfer Systems bi-directional jet aerators are designed with jet aeration nozzles installed on both sides of the liquid / air jet aeration manifold. This configuration is most applicable for square or rectanglular tanks, larger lagoons, and sequence batch reactors where directional flow patterns are not desired
  • Winery Wastewater Treatment Systems

    ClearBlu installs the most effective winery wastewater systems available. We are a design/build contractor. Utilizing biodigester technology, our capital costs for systems are significantly lower than other systems. Why? Because we are not utilizing municipal wastewater system technology to treat winery waste. They represent two different problems.

    Winery waste water contains sugars and grape organics. This narrow profile means that it is easier to treat. Typically engineering firms will spend 10’s or 100’s of thousands of dollars designing systems that are overly complex, very costly to install, difficult to operate and expensive to maintain. By focusing on the content of the waste stream, ClearBlu installs systems with much smaller footprints. If ponds are utilized, less than 24% of the acreage engineers require will be needed. We eliminate chemical usage by eliminating DAF and SAF systems.

  • Aerzen Rental Solutions

    Aerzen Rental specializes in providing temporary oil-free blowers and compressor solutions under 50 PSIG for a wide range of industry sectors. Aerzen Rental provides best-in-class packages engineered for aggressive rental environments with on-board VFDs, remote monitoring, and outdoor builds with sound attenuating enclosure as standard. From rental units for immediate deployment in the event of a production failure or shortfall to longer-term operational leasing and rent to own, Aerzen Rental is your expert partner.

  • Lagoon Commander Mixer

    The Reliant Lagoon Commander Pond/Lagoon Mixer continuously, and slowly, moves water along the bottom of a lagoon/pond, continually mixing the entire water column using a minimum of energy. When compared to standard surface aerators or directional mixers, the Lagoon Commander is more efficient, less costly to operate, and requires minimal maintenance.

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