wastewater pretreatment


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wastewater pretreatment

In environmental practice, acting to attempt to eliminate, reduce, or alter polluted water after it enters the water treatment works.
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16, 1999, Sara Lee Foods in Tarboro, N.C., needed to expand the capacity of its wastewater pretreatment facility from 75,000 (284 [m.sup.3]) to nearly 300,000 gallons per day (1,136 [m.sup.3]) of plant effluent.
Major industries are required to provide better levels of wastewater pretreatment, thereby reducing its wastewater strength.
The Missouri Water Environment Association has presented Elementis Specialties-Rheox with a Gold Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Compliance Award for 1999.
According to the commercial laundry trade association representing commercial laundries that rent and clean shop towels, 87% do not have sophisticated wastewater pretreatment equipment to rid their sewer discharge of these pollutants that may pass through the system to surface waters.
The water is being routed to Odessa's treatment facility via Dynagen's newly constructed $3.65 million wastewater pretreatment facility which reduces solids in the plant's wastewater and balances pH levels before releasing the water to the city for a final treatment.
Each company has made improvements to their facilities wastewater pretreatment systems to achieve compliance with local and federal pretreatment standards.
16 April 2014 - US industrial company Rexnord Corp (NYSE:RXN) said it had purchased wastewater pretreatment solutions provider Green Turtle for an undisclosed amount.
The DEP determined that the company violated industrial wastewater regulations by failing to apply for and obtain a sewer connection permit and by operating its wastewater pretreatment system without certified operators.
At the time of the pond's construction and before Plant City's bringing on line an industrial wastewater pretreatment program, the large daily industrial component of the facility's wastewater flow occasionally upset the conventional aeration portion of the facility.
About 15% of the first phase expansion cost went toward improved safety systems - polymerization arrest systems and fire/explosion control systems - and $2 million was used to build a wastewater pretreatment plant in accordance with EPA standards.
Compliance with industrial wastewater pretreatment program requirements is critical to protect human health and the environment, said Greg Lovato, Administrator of the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.
The company operates a meat processing plant at 1 Blackstone St., at which the company failed to have a certified treatment plant operator run its industrial wastewater pretreatment system, as required by law, the DEP said.