2017 Case History Rewards Program

2017 Case History Rewards Program

Aquafix, Inc would like to announce its 2017 Case History Rewards Program.   This is an opportunity to be rewarded and recognized for the hard work you already do! WHAT? Submit a new case history/study that includes the use of any Aquafix products. ▪ All...

Excerpt from 2017 Wastewater Lagoons webinar

  Wastewater Lagoons As spring rolls around, the warm weather is joined by algae growth, sludge, ammonia issues, and so much more in wastewater lagoons. Technical Service Manager John delves into the finer points of managing a wastewater lagoon, how to deal with...

Excerpt from Wastewater Lagoon webinar

  Learn about the driving forces behind lagoon sludge, algae, nitrification loss, and more. For anyone who’s ever wondered what causes their lagoon to act up or is interested in more tools to combat upsets, our Manager of Technical Service, John, is here to...
How to Treat Fungus in Wastewater

How to Treat Fungus in Wastewater

Every year we get a few calls about a fungus in the wastewater treatment process.  It happens when a wastewater plant receives high BOD operates below pH of 7 for an elongated period of time.  If left untreated the fungus will get thicker and make it...
The Digester Doc – Anaerobic Digester Testing

The Digester Doc – Anaerobic Digester Testing

The Digester Doc, a good friend of Aquafix, has been analyzing and improving anaerobic digesters for quite some time.  The Digester Doc performs treatability tests and optimizes the digester’s performance to maximize digestion and biogas production while keeping...
Wastewater Odor Control

Wastewater Odor Control

Wastewater odor control products come in all different forms. There is vanilla and cherry masking agents, enzymes, sprayers, carbon filters, and the list can go on and on.  It can be hard to tell what’s the best, but Aquafix has conducted extensive research to...
High Lagoon pH Caused By Algae

High Lagoon pH Caused By Algae

Wastewater lagoons will have high pH when algal growth is maximizing, this is due to the release of oxygen and hydroxide alkalinity when the algae consumes CO2 during photosynthesis.  Every now and then pH can skyrocket when algal activity seems minimal.  This is most...
Sphaerotilus Natans in Wastewater Activated Sludge

Sphaerotilus Natans in Wastewater Activated Sludge

Sphaerotilus natans, more commonly known as S. natans, is a filamentous bacterium that can be found in wastewater treatment plants. It is often responsible for bulking and foaming in activated sludge. Sphaerotilus bacteria grow well under low oxygen concentrations,...

Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity

Hydrogen sulfide (or H2S) is a colorless, toxic and flammable gas. Hydrogen sulfide is considered a broad-spectrum poison, meaning that it can poison several different systems in the body, although the nervous system is most affected. H2S Toxicity Physical Reaction...

Common Wastewater Filaments

En Español Bulking filament bacteria can be difficult to indentify.  Typical contributors include low D.O., nutrient deficiency, and low F:M.  If you experience problems from any of these filaments call us at 1-888-757-9577 or visit our Lab Services page.  We will...

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