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Interested in all things wastewater treatment? Our experts will fill you in on what you need to know with these articles below.

 
June 17, 2022

Removal of organic load from wastewater

Five-day biochemical oxygen demand, or BOD5 , is one of the parameters of water quality. This DBO5 measures the amount of biodegradable organic matter contained in...
June 17, 2022

Powder or emulsion polymer, the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Flocculating polymers can be in several forms. They can be in powder form, i.e. a dry polymer, or they can be in emulsion form, i.e. a...
June 17, 2022

Factors influencing nitrification and denitrification

Nitrification and denitrification in wastewater treatment allows the removal of ammoniacal nitrogen, which is one of the causes of eutrophication of watercourses along with phosphorus. Like...
November 22, 2021

Which coagulant is the cheapest on the market?

If we only talk about price, conventional coagulants such as ferric chloride, ferric sulfate and alum (aluminum sulfate) which are standard coagulants (commodities) are going to...
November 22, 2021

Can the selection of a dewatering polymer really affect my bottom line?

Sludge dewatering can be one of the costliest steps of wastewater treatment. The amount of sludge produced is often a parameter that plant operators and managers...
October 13, 2021

Ferric Chloride Risks and Alternatives

Coagulants are used in the first step of water treatment; they destabilize the water so micro flocks can begin to form. This is followed up by...