Same Treatment Quality, Less Energy

A Mississippi plant copes with high flows from two poultry plants with a new SCADA system and automated control over dissolved oxygen.
Same Treatment Quality, Less Energy
The two SBRs at the Morton Wastewater Treatment Plant handle high-strength waste from the city’s two poultry processing plants. A new SCADA system and dissolved oxygen control make the plant more energy efficient.

When most flow comes from just two industrial sources, a wastewater treatment plant has to be ready to respond to changes in operations. That is easier in Morton, Miss., since a plant update in summer of 2012.

Two poultry processing plants account for about 85 percent of the...

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