Better Through Chemistry

A compact biosolids system offers an alternative to aerobic digestion for a southeastern Florida wastewater treatment plant.

Better Through Chemistry

A 102- by 45- by 28-foot-high building with open-end walls houses the processor and centrifuge for dewatering  biosolids. The facility went online in early 2017.

Since 1995, the Florida city of Vero Beach used Jones and Attwood twin rotary drum thickeners (Ovivo USA) and two aerobic digesters to store 2 percent liquid biosolids. Ranchers and farmers applied 6.5 million gallons annually.

By 2010, watershed restrictions had reduced the...

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