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Difference Between Primary and Secondary Treatment of Wastewater

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

  Many differences exist between the primary and secondary treatment of wastewater. The critical difference involves how these treatments are processed. The primary treatment of wastewater occurs through sedimentation with filtering out large contaminant particles within the liquid. The contaminants separate as they are passed through several tanks and other filters. Leftover sludge filters through […]

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Types of Reactors in Wastewater Treatment

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

  Through the use of reactors in wastewater treatment, it is possible to enrich the lives of communities and increase the well-being of individuals. AOS Treatment Solutions offers solutions to wastewater problems and provides water analysis services that help to develop treatment programs. With different types of reactors in wastewater treatment such as the membrane […]

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Does Reverse Osmosis Remove Minerals from Water?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

  Reverse osmosis is used in water purification to remove contaminants. This article outlines the process and the types of minerals removed. Reverse Osmosis and How to Remove Minerals from Water The process works by pushing water through a semipermeable membrane under pressure, which means it also removes minerals including cadmium and fluoride. Because the […]

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Identifying Turbidity and Effectively Reducing It

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

  It is essential to understand what causes turbidity and how to either reduce or eliminate the problem through effective wastewater treatment. Though this term, usually reserved for the water treatment industry, is not widely known to others, it is important to educate community leaders about how to reduce turbidity for the welfare of residents. […]

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How Does Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment Work?

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

The activated sludge wastewater treatment process is widely used and relied on by many municipalities. This process utilizes a multi-chamber reactor unit that uses microorganisms as a method to remove nutrients from the water. Oxygen is used to establish and regulate aerobic conditions and to suspend the sludge. The activated sludge wastewater treatment provides many […]

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