New Nitrogen Limit? No Problem for These Operators

Plant Manager Mike Wiseman takes you on a tour of the Asheboro (N.C.) Wastewater Treatment Facility. Plus, learn how the operations team slashed its nitrogen level with a few in-house adjustments to meet a fast-approaching permit.

Plant Manager Mike Wiseman takes you on a tour of the Asheboro (N.C.) Wastewater Treatment Facility. Plus, learn how the operations team slashed its nitrogen level with a few in-house adjustments to meet a fast-approaching permit.

Wiseman and his team face a total nitrogen limit in a new permit, due in 2016. Instead of waiting to see the actual limit, and instead of resigning themselves to a costly plant upgrade, they set out last year to see how low they could push nitrogen output at the wastewater treatment plant with a biological nutrient removal process using existing equipment.

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