Nocardioforms & Microthrix:
Key Drivers & Control

by Natalie Walton, Dan McKeaton and Chris Grove

In this event, Aquafix Director of Wastewater Education, Dan McKeaton, and Technical Consultant, Chris Grove, will answer audience questions relating to Nocardioforms and Microthrix (foaming filaments) and their effects on foaming. For additional information or questions, please contact us at 888-757-9577 or


01:57 Overview

04:20 Nocardia like organisms

05:42 Microthrix Parvicella

07:20 Fats & foaming filaments

10:40 Treatments

13:45 Q&A

wastewater testing sample kit

Microanalysis & Filament Origins

  • A review of major and minor filaments
  • Detailed lab report with solution recommendations
  • Precise explanation of filament presence and origin

Foam Buster

  • Reduces and eliminates foam
  • Eliminates negative impacts from incoming fat, oil, and grease
  • Increases good bacterial populations