Product Focus: Treatment, Filtration and Stormwater

Product Focus: Treatment, Filtration and Stormwater

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Aerobic Treatment


BAE (Biological Activity Enhancer) from Prodex is an organic liquid formula for use in aerobic and anaerobic environments to improve operational efficiency and maximize renewable energy production. As the green component to the engineered infrastructure, it provides plants with a low-cost biostimulant for existing microbes, increasing activity and populations to give the plant the best biology possible. Wastewater treatment plants can use it to boost biogas production, convert food waste to energy, help remove nitrogen, in maintenance dosage/emergency use, to reduce operational costs such as hauling, chemicals and energy, enhance plant operational efficiency and stability, improve solids handling and sludge settling, and accelerate recovery after plant upsets. By maximizing the microbial workforce, it helps the industry work toward cleaner water resources and a greener energy supply. 856-234-4540;



ZZ Series blowers from Eurus Blower are drop-in replacements for competitor blowers. They have heavy-duty cast housings, machined impellers, alloy steel shafts with oversized bearings, hardened/precision machined steel forged gears, oil-lubricated gear and/or grease- or oil-lubricated drive sides, plus keyless locking assemblies for easier timing gear maintenance. The blowers provide up to 15 psig pressure and 2,350 cfm flow. 918-361-0285;

Filtration Systems


The Forty-X Disc Filter Armor Series from Evoqua Water Technologies is a high-rate filtration device that utilizes an integrated pre-screen and stainless steel panels that are designed to accommodate high solids loading capacities and greater hydraulic throughput. The woven optimum primary mesh filter panel utilizes 316L stainless steel threads to create a weave that improves solids collection and rejection, which makes this disc filter suitable for stormflow applications. The panel configuration includes a molded structural frame and pressured assisted seal, allowing the panels to sustain and operate at a higher headloss and provide higher throughput when compared to other disc filter synthetic media. The series combines the technology of outside-in and inside-out filtration into a single PLC-controlled unit with influent water flowing through the prescreen (outside-in) into the disc filter panels (inside-out). This combination of two filtration technologies provides an effective option for challenging applications. 844-409-9492; 

Lagoon Products


Sure-Grip liners from AGRU America are made of HDPE, HDPE-el, PP, PVDF or ECTFE, and serve as a long-term alternative to spray-applied concrete protection products. The liners prevent concrete corrosion and degradation, can substantially extend the lifetime of a structure, and by preventing exfiltration and infiltration, they can provide direct protection for the environment. The liners have anchoring systems that enable construction in areas of significant backpressure. Unlike spray-applied liners, which have to be reapplied regularly due to cracking or delamination, these liners are long-lasting, and are designed to avoid the residuals cost often associated with concrete spray-on liners, which require tank emptying and cleaning every few years for reapplication. 843-546-0600;


Byo-Gon PX-109 is a nontoxic, noncorrosive and 100% organic and biodegradable alkaloid compound used for eliminating grease, sewage odor and hydrogen sulfide from restaurant grease traps, lagoons and municipal sewage systems. As a stimulant to enzymatic activity at the cellular level, it promotes more rapid cell growth and consumption of organic material, overcoming limiting environmental factors to stabilize wastewater systems. Its use promotes healthy biological systems, preventing the need for large capital expenditures, as well as reducing costs. It is organically certified by OMRI. 888-296-4661;


Guardian Life Ring Cabinets from Glasdon are designed to keep lifesaving devices safe and ready for action in the event of an emergency. The strong, durable and corrosion-resistant cabinets offer high visibility all-year-round. They are available in two sizes for USCG-approved life rings, and are available with or without life rings. A toggle latch secures the lid, while allowing easy access in an emergency. Built-in security features help to deter theft and vandalism, while the Ropemaster System aids quick and easy deployment of the ring buoy and rope in an emergency. They can be pole-, wall- or rail-mounted. They include essential decals inside the cabinet to assist with quick deployment of the life ring and throwing rope. The exterior front can be personalized with extra decals with instructions or warnings along with company or authority branding. 855-874-5273;


The Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector from Markland Specialty Engineering uses high-intensity infrared light that, along with its slim profile, enables it to measure the sludge bed depth even in water and wastewater clarifiers and tanks that have obstructed or constricted areas, such as the inclined plates of lamellae. Beam intensity of the LED-phototransistor sensors automatically adjusts for thick or thin biosolids concentration or even light flocs. This detector allows operators to program desludge pumps to run only when necessary for maintaining the preferred liquid-solids interface level, saving wear and tear on pumps. It helps maximize water removal and optimize sludge feed density. In DAF units, it can adjust surface skimmer speeds to match variations in the thickness of the floating sludge layer. In SBRs, it can control the decant valve to minimize cycle times. Calibration is not required. 855-873-7791; 



Federal Screen Products custom fabricates MBBR Screens that maximize flow rates while containing biofilm carriers, helping save on maintenance costs. They are fabricated with wedge wire by resistance welding V-shaped wire on shaped support rods. These thousands of fused points create a honeycomb-like structure that provides a strong and accurate continuous slot. This results in a product that provides accurate flow, distribution and effective media and debris filtration and retention. Wastewater screens are available in a wide range of profile wires to suit most systems, and can be designed in flat, curved or cylindrical form to meet customers’ drawings and specifications. Robust for vertical wall applications, screens are also self-cleaning when designed to the flow rate and are passivated in-house, which allows for a quality of finish, extending product life. 905-677-4171;



The TITAN MBR packaged membrane bioreactor system from Smith & Loveless includes high-performance flat sheet membranes, easy component access, intuitive graphical touch-screen PLC controls, smart advanced data monitoring and communications, reduced process complexity and a streamlined membrane clean-in-place process. It is designed with a stable process tailored to permit requirements and capable of achieving high effluent quality and Title 22 approved water reuse. It has stainless steel componentry and streamlined electrical layout with an operator-friendly wire management system. The treatment plant will arrive in a complete and compact factory-built system with significantly less field assembly for even swifter installation and startup. 800-898-9122;


The mobile membrane bioreactor from SUEZ Water Technologies is a fully integrated wastewater treatment system incorporating biological processes and ZeeWeed 500 ultrafiltration membranes in a compact, ready-to-operate unit designed for direct reuse or discharge applications that require high-quality effluent. The unit is a self-contained system with modular connections for the process unit and bioreactor. It has an integrated drum screen and aeration diffusers and is digitally enabled with the company’s InSight asset performance management platform. The ultrafiltration membranes have a reinforced membrane fiber structure for durability. It is well suited for applications with variable influent quality and high levels of suspended solids. 866-439-2837;

Media Filters 


The AquaStorm cloth media filtration system from Aqua-Aerobic Systems is an effective solution for wet-weather applications, including combined sewer overflow, sanitary sewer overflow and stormwater. The system uses a disc configuration and OptiFiber PF-14 pile cloth media, and it operates with three zones of solids removal to filter wet-weather flows without the use of chemicals. It is designed to handle a wide range of flows in a fraction of the space and offers simple startup/shutdown with unattended operation for remote locations. The system also allows for dual-use application for tertiary and wet-weather operation. 800-940-5008;



The Nozzle Mix System from JDV Equipment is a dual-zone mixing technology that provides uniform mixing patterns that produce even distribution and a stable environment. It can help optimize solids suspension and contact to promote efficiency in a wide range of applications. The system is designed with pumps installed outside the tanks to facilitate ease of maintenance. The pumps are typically chopper pumps or pumps incorporating in-line grinders that prevent fibrous materials from accumulating and causing plugging problems. The application dictates which type(s) of the many varied pump options can be used. The high-velocity nozzles are mounted inside the tank and are oriented to discharge in a flow pattern that completely mixes the tank contents. 973-366-6556; 


The VortaFlo static mixer from Park Process combines two mixing nozzles of different sizes to create turbulence and induce mixing. The addition of the injection quill allows chemicals or polymer to be injected in the mixing zone past the turbulence-creating nozzle prior to passing through the mixing nozzle. In the case of polymer flocculating biosolids, the turbulence nozzle causes the biosolids to roll in the mixing chamber so the polymer has maximum contact with biosolids particles prior to passing through the mixing nozzle, where flocculation is promoted. It is available in sizes ranging from a 1-inch inlet/outlet and 2-inch mixing chamber to a 12-inch inlet/outlet and 20-inch mixing chamber. 855-511-7275;

Nutrient Removal


The ADS 30-yard open-top roll-off dewatering unit from AQUA-Zyme Disposal Systems can be filled with 22,000 to 25,000 gallons of biosolids at 1% to 2% solids in about two hours. After draining for 24 hours, the unit can be picked up using a standard-capacity roll-off truck and transported for solids disposal. Sludge volume can be reduced by 80% with reductions to 98% in BOD, COD, FOG and TSS. Effluent is clear, the unit has few moving parts and the size of filter media can be selected according to job requirements. Standard equipment includes a roll-over tarp system; side, floor and center screens; 1/4-inch floor plate; 7-gauge side plates; four door-binder ratchets; eight drain ports; two inlet ports; and a long-handle scraper. Units are also available in a 15-yard size. 979-245-5656;


Xelletor series separators from Flottweg Separation Technology include a rotor and scroll designed to reduce the consumption of polymer while also reducing energy consumption. Depending on biosolids quality, the centrifuge can save about 20% on energy while providing significantly better performance. It can increase throughput by up to 15%, reduce the volume of biosolids by as much as 10% and save up to 20% in energy and polymer consumption. 859-448-2331;



The OxyFusion system from BioSafe Systems generates peroxyacetic acid on site to meet the disinfection needs of municipal wastewater treatment facilities. This technology is praised for precisely dosing powerful oxidizing chemistry that eliminates pathogens on contact and leaves no harmful and or regulated residuals. The use of concentrated precursor chemistry significantly reduces shipments, providing an economic answer to sustainable disinfection. It comes preassembled and includes a PLC system to make measuring, monitoring and datalogging easy, with reports available via mobile app or offsite browser. 860-290-8890;


The DE NORA TETRA ABF bioactive filter combines the strong oxidation power of ozone with a biologically active filter to effectively remove micropollutants while reducing the formation of disinfection byproducts in drinking water and water reuse applications. Using a lower dose of ozone, it partially oxidizes carbon into smaller biodegradable organic compounds for removal in the downstream bioactive filter. By reducing ozone doses and using lower-capacity ozone equipment versus conventional ozone-only treatment, treatment plants may reduce capital costs and energy consumption. The advanced process does not require upstream RO or UF membranes commonly used with other types of direct and indirect water reuse schemes. 215-997-4000; 


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