The Power Of Oxygen

Compact bioremediation unit provides dissolved oxygen to feed waste-consuming microbes
The Power Of Oxygen
Alex Roorda, left, a salesman for Greener Planet Solutions, explains the technology behind his company’s PrO2 dissolved oxygen bioremediation technology to a 2015 WWETT Show attendee. The units supply oxygen to waste streams, creating supercharged waste-consuming microbes. A horizontal solid-wall bowl is used to dewater biosolids and manure.

Wastewater treatment facilities use aerobic bacteria to consume organic wastes in ponds and holding tanks. However, the naturally occurring microbes need a high level of dissolved oxygen to multiply and effectively consume organic material. Supplying that oxygen is not always...

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