In Mebane, N.C., It’s All About the Instrumentation

Tight regulations could have meant costly upgrades for this 2.5 mgd plant. Learn how increased instrumentation kept levels in check.

See how the City of Mebane (N.C.) was able to improve plant process and meet nitrogen and phosphorus limits with increased instrumentation. As part of a pilot program, the plant installed a s::can analyzer with ammonia, pH, temperature and nitrate probes. Since then, the effluent ammonia has been within permit limits, and
nitrates have averaged below 2.0 mg/L.

And now? The plant and its dedicated staff are award-winners. Thanks to the innovative s::can instrumentation and improved controls, the team earned a 2013
Operation and Maintenance Excellence Award from the NC Professional Wastewater Operators Committee central region.

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Sponsored by s::can Measuring Systems, LLC


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