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 impossible 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...
Triclosan in Anaerobic Digesters

Triclosan in Anaerobic Digesters

Hand sanitizer contains antimicrobial agents like triclosan, which is known to disrupt the bacterial environment in wastewater treatment.  Over the past decade we’ve seen an increase in the use of hand sanitizers in domestic and industrial use, especially...
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