Mixing It Up

A portable aeration system provides immediate and long-term energy savings for an Alabama city’s treatment pond
Mixing It Up
The control box for the aerators cycles them on and off. The two light-green canisters each contain two air filters on suction pipes.

Discharge from a textile plant in Monroeville, Ala., paid 90 percent of operating costs for the Hudson Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant. The 2 mgd (design) activated sludge extended aeration facility ran two 125 hp propeller-type aerators in its 11-foot-deep wastewater pond. Power...

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