Author Archives: Patrick Hill

COVID-19: What It Means for Wastewater Lagoon Operators

Wastewater lagoon operators are exposed to all sorts of nasty pathogens and parasites—is the new coronavirus, COVID-19, anything to worry about? This article will compile the latest relevant research about COVID-19 and ways to mitigate any potential risk.



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Lagoon Screens: Choosing the Right Option

Our last blog highlighted the benefits of adding headworks screening to your lagoon facility. This article will review the main types of lagoon screens and their pros and cons to help you to determine which is the best fit for … Continue reading



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Wastewater Lagoon Screening: Benefits of Adding Headworks

Wastewater lagoon screening has become far more prevalent due to the popularity of so-called “flushable” wipes and the headaches they create for lagoon operators. In this episode of LDIB-TV, Patrick Hill discusses the problems ragging can cause and the benefits … Continue reading



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Most Popular Videos of 2019 from Triplepoint’s Lagoon YouTube Channels

Our previous blog highlights our most popular wastewater lagoon topics of 2019. Here you’ll find last year’s Top 10 most-viewed videos from our lagoon YouTube channels. Our TriplepointWater channel features case studies and product information. On our Lagoons Do It … Continue reading



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Most Popular Topics of 2019 from Triplepoint’s Lagoon Blog

In these waning days of 2019, let’s take a look back and see which lagoon topics resonated with our blog readers this year.



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Facultative Lagoon Ammonia Removal: A 360° VR Video Case Study

Facultative lagoon systems are common for wastewater treatment in small communities. In areas with inexpensive available land, this type of facility offers low operational and maintenance requirements and reliable treatment. However, new ammonia limits have put many communities in danger … Continue reading



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How to Improve the Performance of Failing Lagoons Q&A

We hope you were able to attend our last free lagoon webinar: How to Improve the Performance of Failing Lagoons. If not, it’s available to watch at your convenience on our YouTube channel (linked below) or through our Lagooniversity portal. … Continue reading



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Wastewater Lagoon Operations: Preparing for Cold Winter Weather

Water temperature affects virtually every aspect of wastewater lagoon performance. As lagoon expert Steve Harris states in his operators’ guide, Wastewater Lagoon Troubleshooting, “Water temperature is a reliable predictor of water quality and can aid the operator in preparing for changes … Continue reading



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Aerated Lagoon Upgrade: A 360° VR Video Case Study

An aerated lagoon upgrade provides many benefits: it improves treatment, saves on energy cost, and reduces operations and maintenance demands. Our latest video case study of Pacific, Missouri, highlights the benefits of upgrading a lagoon facility with Triplepoint aerators. This … Continue reading



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Lagoon Solids: Using the TSS to BOD5 Ratio to Diagnose Treatment Problems

Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Total Suspended Solids, or TSS, are standard testing parameters for wastewater lagoons. The ratio between the two numbers can provide valuable insight into the source of the TSS. In this article, we’ll take a look at … Continue reading



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