Better Than Rehab

A new plant with a special lagoon treatment system helps a small Missouri city improve effluent quality and comply with state permit limits.

The 20-year-old Miner (Mo.) Wastewater Treatment Plant faced a number of technical issues in 2012. The town’s old three-cell 0.302 mgd aerated lagoon had high levels of suspended solids. Its ammonia and nitrogen concentrations were above their targets.

“There was quite a bit...

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