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Water Treatment Systems

Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculator vs Impeller Mixer Case History

Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculator vs Impeller Mixer Case History

Recently we were presented with a great opportunity to make a proposal for a new $100 million dollar Design-Build water treatment plant.  This plant consisted of a Preliminary Treatment System, Flocculation System, and Residuals Treatment Systems all of which can
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Coagulant and Flocculant Make-down Rules of Thumb

Coagulant and Flocculant Make-down Rules of Thumb

Use of coagulants and flocculants in the water and wastewater treatment process is one of the keys to a successful outcome. Choice of the correct polymers for the process and the appropriate dosage rates is important. Also, of major importance
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Typical Cost of a Lamella Plate Settler

Typical Cost of a Lamella Plate Settler

Lamella Plate Settlers are one of the most important pieces to any water treatment system. Sedimentation is a key process to any water treatment plant. Depending on the process, plant age, and plant size, increasing plant capacity can become costly
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Typical Cost of a Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Typical Cost of a Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Vertical Paddle Wheel Flocculators (VPWF) are the most popular and economical flocculator used in water treatment plants. These flocculators are designed with 10 State Standards in mind. Plants are concerned, not only about the cost of the equipment, but also
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Wastewater Plate Settlers Case History

Wastewater Plate Settlers Case History

Both water and wastewater projects are often challenged to make the most of their process (optimize solids removal) using existing infrastructure. The more population, the greater the need is for liquid solids separation. But, greater population can also mean less
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Typical Wear Parts for a Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Typical Wear Parts for a Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculator

A couple of months ago, we put together an article on Flocculator Maintenance, outlining the importance of routine flocculator maintenance.  The correct maintenance on your flocculator can result in decades of useful life. To add to those comments, we would
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Pilot Testing for Water Treatment Plants Presentation

A pilot unit is designed to replicate an entire flocculation and sedimentation basin. This unit is a portable complete system that can be delivered to a plant site. A pilot unit is used for multiple applications in testing such as
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Stainless Steel vs Fiberglass Troughs

Stainless Steel vs Fiberglass Troughs

Troughs are a key component in water management for water and wastewater operations. They can be supplied in straight or circular configuration for use as effluent troughs, filter troughs, clarifier troughs, and sluice troughs. Careful design to meet the needs
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Inclined Plate Settler Rules of Thumb

Inclined Plate Settler Rules of Thumb

Inclined Plate Settlers are used in the sedimentation process of both water treatment and wastewater treatment plants. In this process there are two popular styles used, tube settlers and inclined plate settlers. Both of these styles use the same theory
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Typical Cost of a Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Typical Cost of a Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculator

Horizontal Paddle Wheel Flocculators (HPWF) are the most popular and most economical flocculator used in water treatment plants. These flocculators are designed with 10 State Standards in mind. Plants are concerned, not only about the cost of the equipment, but
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