Monthly Archives: July 2019

Lagoon Cyanobacteria: The Blue-Green Algae Blooms of Summer

Lagoon cyanobacteria can cause a thick scum on the surface of the water and nasty odors. During the summer, the combination of sunlight, warm water temperatures, high nutrient loads, and predation by higher life forms like Daphnia and rotifers can lead to … Continue reading

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Lagoon Sludge Reduction In Situ: Methods of Removing Sludge in Place

One of the benefits of lagoons for wastewater treatment is their built-in sludge storage, which reduces the need for sludge handling. However, every lagoon will eventually require dredging to remove nonvolatile solids like grit. The mechanical removal of sludge is … Continue reading

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