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Bioremediation

  • Bio Energizer® Cuts Sludge Hauling Costs for Potato Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Bio Energizer® Cuts Sludge Hauling Costs for Potato Wastewater Treatment Plant

    A wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania was experiencing process control problems when new potato waste stream flows increased by 26%. The additional load was causing filamentous issues in...

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  • Bio Energizer® Reduces Cost and Turbidity in Paperboard Lagoons

    Bio Energizer® Reduces Cost and Turbidity in Paperboard Lagoons

    A paper mill wastewater facility was treating 940 tons of paper bags, recycled linerboard, and corrugating medium, daily. The mill was interested in improving wastewater operating efficiency and...

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  • Do Constructed Wetlands Improve Water Quality?

    Do Constructed Wetlands Improve Water Quality?

    Constructed wetlands, which mimic natural wetlands, treat municipal and industrial wastewater, mine drainage, small business and household greywater, animal wastes, and agricultural and stormwater...

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  • Unique Water Towers That You Should See

    Unique Water Towers That You Should See

    From globes to lighthouses, historical and refurbished water towers around the world are eye-catching landmarks. Countless Unique Water Towers Water towers have been painted with flags, globes,...

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  • Bio Energizer® Improves SVI by 50% at Citrus Plant Wastewater Treatment

    Bio Energizer® Improves SVI by 50% at Citrus Plant Wastewater Treatment

    A citrus plant struggled with poor settling in the clarifier of its wastewater treatment, which caused the sludge blanket to remain high. Even at a low flow rate of 1.2 million gallons per day...

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  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment for Corn Processing Plant

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment for Corn Processing Plant

    Plant Manaer Geraldo O.: "It's the silver bullet we've been looking for all along." Plant Operator Steve W.: "We tried everything to solve the (odor) problem....We've been tickled to death with...

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  • Bio Energizer, Micatrol & Bio Feed Reduce COD and Stabilize Wastewater Treatment for Plastic Producer

    Bio Energizer, Micatrol & Bio Feed Reduce COD and Stabilize Wastewater Treatment for Plastic Producer

    A plastic manufacturer in Taiwan needed a new process to efficiently treat elevated incoming chemical oxygen demand (COD) to comply with stringent EPA regulations for effluent discharge. The plant...

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  • Recycled Sewage: What Are We Putting on Our Farmland?

    Recycled Sewage: What Are We Putting on Our Farmland?

    Sewage sludge is a controversial input for farmers to use. Considering the toxins in today’s wastewater, are our treatments and regulations effective in eliminating micropollutants from sludge?...

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  • Land-Applied Sewage: Do Farmers Benefit from Recycled Sewage?

    Land-Applied Sewage: Do Farmers Benefit from Recycled Sewage?

    While controversial among activists and consumers, land application of septic and sewage sludge is not a new practice. Farmers have been land-applying raw sewage––at one time called "Night...

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  • Caffeine in Our Water Supply: Do Our Habits Pollute the Environment?

    Caffeine in Our Water Supply: Do Our Habits Pollute the Environment?

    Caffeine is excreted by the body and flushed into our wastewater. Wastewater, in turn, is treated and recycled back into the environment, or––in some cases––directly back into drinking water.

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  • MICROPLEX® JS Jump-Starts  Summer Camp Wastewater Treatment Plant

    MICROPLEX® JS Jump-Starts Summer Camp Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Each year a summer camp in Utah becomes inundated with campers. The camp’s wastewater treatment plant goes dormant during the winter months with only occasional flows. The biomass becomes very...

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  • Toilet–to–Tap—Taking the Ick Out of Wastewater Recycling

    Toilet–to–Tap—Taking the Ick Out of Wastewater Recycling

    The UN warns that by 2030, over half the world will be water-stressed, affecting food production and increasing exposure to waterborne disease. There is enormous potential in directly recycled...

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  • Bargaining for Clean Water: Why Dean Kamen Invented the Coca-Cola Freestyle

    Bargaining for Clean Water: Why Dean Kamen Invented the Coca-Cola Freestyle

    When Kamen asked Coke for help distributing his water purifier, Coke challenged Kamen to develop a better soda fountain first. Dean Kamen, Inventor of Medical Technology The inventor of the...

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  • World Soil Day is December 5

    World Soil Day is December 5

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations sponsors World Soil Day every December 5 to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and the sustainable management of soil...

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  • The Impact of Commonly Abused and Illicit Drugs in Wastewater Treatment

    The Impact of Commonly Abused and Illicit Drugs in Wastewater Treatment

    By Heather Jennings, PE, Senior Project Engineer for Probiotic Solutions® I was attending a wastewater conference and overheard an operator talking about how a drug bust turned his lagoon orange...

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  • BIO ENERGIZER® Reduces Sludge at Sugar Refinery Wastewater Treatment Lagoons

    BIO ENERGIZER® Reduces Sludge at Sugar Refinery Wastewater Treatment Lagoons

    Location: Louisiana A large sugar refinery struggled with elevated BOD and COD values in its wastewater treatment lagoons due to the sugar refinery process. The lagoon wastewater system capacity...

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  • Rural Colorado Town Uses BIO ENERGIZER® to Reduce Wastewater Lagoon Sludge and Save Money

    Rural Colorado Town Uses BIO ENERGIZER® to Reduce Wastewater Lagoon Sludge and Save Money

    The wastewater treatment plant superintendent for a rural Colorado town of about 500 people noticed that the plant’s three wastewater lagoons were filling with sludge, but he was dealing with...

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  • BHN’s Heather Jennings Receives TAPPI Division Leadership & Service Award

    BHN’s Heather Jennings Receives TAPPI Division Leadership & Service Award

    Heather Jennings, Senior Project Engineer for Probiotic Solutions® at Bio Huma Netics, Inc. (BHN), was presented the Division Leadership & Service Award by the TAPPI Women in Industry Division at...

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  • Bio Huma Netics Appoints New CFO

    Bio Huma Netics Appoints New CFO

    Bio Huma Netics, Inc. (BHN), President and CEO Lyndon Smith has announced the appointment of Scott Bostwick to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bostwick replaces Mike Smith, who is...

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  • Solids Destruction Efficiency Using BIO ENERGIZER®

    Solids Destruction Efficiency Using BIO ENERGIZER®

    A small Missouri Sewer District operated a single wastewater lagoon that treated approximately 10,000 gallons per day of municipal sewage. The lagoon was in need of sludge removal as it had not...

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