Category Archives: Aerobic Digestion

Microbiological Evaluation: An insurance policy for your treatment system

Physicians use annual examinations to maintain the health of their patients and detect symptoms before they turn into something worse. Similarly, microbiological evaluations analyze the health of your wastewater treatment system to avoid potential issues and dreaded shutdowns. The microbes that drive your aerobic wastewater treatment system are only as effective as their environment allows […]

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Sustainability and Industrial Wastes: Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

For those employed in the beverage, dairy, food, pulp and paper and other industrial fields, the concept of sustainability is becoming a greater operational concern with every passing day. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, sustainability is “a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged.” Wikipedia […]

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Midwestern Dairy: A Study in Plant Efficiency

The country’s leading producer of Swiss cheese produces over 200,000 lbs of cheese daily. In addition, the company supplies whey products, dairy proteins, and powders to food manufacturers. These resulting waste streams are sent to the facility’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), which is an aerobic treatment system utilizing the activated sludge process. Components of this […]

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