Improve Operational Efficiency With a New Clarifier

Improve Operational Efficiency With a New Clarifier

The Spiraflo clarifier from Lakeside.

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From peripheral feed clarifiers tailored to dissipate hydraulic energy and ensure effective settling to comprehensive treatment systems that cater to high-strength wastewater, there's a shift towards advanced nutrient removal, pristine effluent quality, and flexible process options. Clarifiers like the ones below not only streamline the purification processes but also prioritize space efficiency.

Lakeside Spiraflo
The Spiraflo clarifier from Lakeside is a peripheral feed clarifier designed for the removal of suspended solids in a primary, secondary or tertiary clarification system. Wastewater enters the outer perimeter of the clarifier tank and is directed along the narrow raceway formed by the skirt and the outer wall. This flow pattern dissipates the wastewater’s hydraulic energy as it flows around the raceway, eventually spiraling down underneath the skirt and into the main settling area. The flow travels inward from the skirt toward the center of the tank, coinciding with the direction of the sludge, and the clarified water rises into the centrally located effluent weir trough. The combination of the spiraling flow pattern and the skirt eliminates all possibility of short-circuiting and provides better utilization of the total tank volume for more effective settling. 630-837-5640;

Smith & Loveless Model R OXIGEST 
The Model R OXIGEST treatment system from Smith & Loveless provides stable operation and flexible process options for high-strength wastewater or larger flows up to 5 mgd. The field-erected design encompasses complete aeration, clarification and advanced treatment processes while allowing these units to be individually separated and controlled. The system achieves advanced nutrient removal and produces pristine effluent quality suitable for water reuse and direct or indirect discharge. Its concentric tankage maximizes space efficiency in its footprint, thereby preserving facility land for other key plant operations. Multiple aeration zones can be employed to provide specific activated sludge processes for desired treatment levels, including multistage aeration, complete mixed, plug-flow and nitrification/denitrification. Integral treatment process steps can include grit removal, flow equalization, reaeration, tertiary filtration, chlorination, dechlorination and sludge storage. 800-898-9122;


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