Category Archives: Wastewater Treatment

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Wastewater Treatment Regulations?

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If you had a pair of binoculars that could see into the future, how would you predict the future of municipal wastewater treatment? One reliable way to do so is to look at early-stage trends and developments that are just getting underway around the world and make assumptions about how quickly they may spread to […]

What is Your Wastewater Treatment System’s Achilles’ Heel?

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How efficient is your existing wastewater treatment system? If it’s like many municipalities, it’s under stress from the growth of your community and local industries, which are causing a steady increase water flow and loadings. At the same time, you’re trying to contain operating costs and deal with the challenges of aging process equipment. Plus, […]

Is Your Industrial Wastewater Treatment System “Tough Enough?”

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The Ironman Triathlon is the ultimate test of human endurance. The world’s best athletes must complete a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, raced in that order and without a break. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world. What is the equivalent […]

4 Principles Of Biological Wastewater Treatment You Shouldn’t Be Ignoring (But Probably Are)

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In the busy-ness of day-to-day operations, it’s easy to overlook opportunities for improvement or simply live with your current challenges until a better solution comes along. As the manager of a wastewater treatment plant, it’s your responsibility to operate it as cost-effectively as possible. That means keeping an eye out for incremental cost reduction opportunities, […]

Avoid These Common Side Effects Of Suspended Growth Wastewater Treatment Systems

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Suspended growth wastewater treatment may be the most common form of biological wastewater treatment in use today, but it’s far from the most efficient. Here are some common side effects that you ought to be aware of when you’re considering investing in biofilm-based wastewater treatment, and how attached growth systems (AGS) compare: Large volume of […]