Monthly Archives: May 2016

Wastewater Lagoon Nutrients: The TL;DR of TMDL

In its effort to protect the health and safety of America’s waterways, the EPA and state environmental agencies have focused on limiting the amount of pollutants that can be discharged into them. In previous articles, we’ve covered pathogens and wastewater … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Low Lagoon Dissolved Oxygen

Lagoon dissolved oxygen, or DO, is the lifeblood of the wastewater lagoon system. The bacteria and other microbes that consume biological oxygen demand (BOD) need 1.5–2 lbs. of dissolved oxygen per pound of influent BOD, and as much 4 lbs. of … Continue reading

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