Tag Archives: phosphorous

Removal of Pharmaceuticals and Phosphorus in the Treatment Process

Large quantities of phosphate present in wastewater is one of the main causes of eutrophication that negatively affects fresh water. It is desirable that water treatment facilities remove phosphorus from the wastewater before it is returned to the environment. There … Continue reading

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Phosphorus Removal Via Oxidation Ditches

In an earlier post I mentioned changing the aeration setup at your facility to remove phosphorus. In this post, I will use the example of an oxidation ditch to expand further upon alternative aeration techniques. An oxidation ditch (OD) is … Continue reading

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Nutrient Overload

When I was a kid growing up in a small Kentucky town we were surrounded by farmland and pastures. In those fields were farm ponds, and as young boys we had permission to fish those ponds. But we all knew … Continue reading

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