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Don’t Cut Corners When Specifying A Diffused Aeration System

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Imagine you are buying a new house. You decide that houses are a commodity. In other words, they are all functionally the same – they are places to eat, sleep and relax. So, you decide to select the lowest-cost house. Instead of investing in a well-constructed $250,000 ranch home, you buy a low-priced home constructed […]

Managing The Energy Costs Of A Diffused Aeration System

Manage Energy Costs – Diffused Aeration

Not surprisingly, one of the largest expenses of operating a wastewater treatment system is electricity. Most wastewater treatment systems require aeration for unit processes starting at the beginning (equalization, grit handling), middle (biological treatment), side (sludge handling) and end (post aeration) of the plant. It is a well known fact that aeration systems and the […]

Not All Diffused Aeration Systems Are Created Equal

Not Equal

Diffused aeration systems used in municipal water treatment facilities are a little bit like cars – they are not all equal – in price, performance or reliability. An inexpensive Ford Fiesta is certainly not the same as a Honda Accord, despite the fact they can both get you from point A to B. Many people […]