Categories for Water Treatment

Care And Feeding Of Your Septic System

March 27, 2023

Your septic tank is the large underground, watertight container where all your wastewater flows from your toilet, bath, and kitchen sink. Solids settle to the bottom of the tank where bacteria reduce them to sludge and gases. When this layer of accumulated waste becomes too thick to drain, it will... View Article

Tips to Keeping Your Headworks Screens Working

August 22, 2022

When it comes to headwork screens, proper maintenance is key to keeping them in proper working condition and helping extend their life. The headworks screens are the first line of defense for any wastewater facility. If you want to know how to maintain your headworks screen, read on to find... View Article

The Different Types of Wastewater Pumps and Their Advantages

February 22, 2022

A wastewater pump station can choose from three main types of pumps: centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps and air pressure pumps. Continue reading to learn a little more about each of the different pumps in wastewater treatment. Advantages of centrifugal pumps As the name suggests, centrifugal pumps operate on the principle... View Article

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

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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