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What Are the Parameters of an Extended Aeration System?

January 4, 2022

Does your wastewater treatment plant need an extended aeration process? Extended aeration is part of the activated sludge process, in which suspended microorganisms are used to break down the sludge. Aeration can be “conventional rate,” which is achieved through mechanical means, or extended, which uses diffused aeration. Here’s what you... View Article

Understanding UV Disinfection Systems

December 21, 2021

Treating wastewater is a multi-step process, ranging from filtering out solids to disinfecting the water to get rid of harmful pathogens. Even the groundwater supply is likely to contain bacteria and viruses that can sicken you if you drink the untreated water. While some facilities use chlorine to kill germs,... View Article

What Is a Lift Station, and How Does It Benefit You?

December 1, 2021

A lift station is a small building that features infrastructure designed to keep wastewater moving uphill or across long distances. Lift stations are critical parts of sewage collection systems, as they save a great deal of money in excavation costs that would be required to dig out new sewer pipes.... View Article

The Best Screening Options in Wastewater Management

November 17, 2021

An important part of wastewater management and water treatment in municipal settings is the process of wastewater screening. Screening involves retaining solids found in the wastewater, removing them early on so the rest of the liquid water can go on for further treatment in a more efficient manner. If those... View Article

What You Should Know About the Types of Harmful Inorganics in Our Water

November 2, 2021

Many of us are familiar with organic compounds, like bacteria, that can contaminate our drinking water. What doesn’t get talked about as much, though, are inorganic contaminants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently lists 15 inorganic contaminants that are either natural in geology or caused by human activities like... View Article

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