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Winter Lagoon Optimization: Preparing for Cold 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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Lagoons Do It Better: Learn How at WEFTEC 2018 Booth #1217

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at WEFTEC 2018 in a couple of weeks. We’ll be in Booth #1217 in Hall B2. Click on the banner at right and use our promo code, EVITES449, for a free expo registration. Stop … Continue reading



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Land Application of Lagoon Effluent: Pros and Cons

Land application is the most common disposal method for treated wastewater in the U.S., and the preferred method in many states. Land applying effluent can reduce demand for fresh water, provide nutrients to soil, and keep potential contaminants out of … Continue reading



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Summer Ammonia Removal: Optimizing Warm-Weather Nitrification

Summer ammonia removal via nitrification is less of a challenge for lagoons than cold weather ammonia removal, as nitrifying bacteria are temperature sensitive and thrive in warmer water. The interplay between algae and bacteria, dissolved oxygen, pH, and temperature determines … Continue reading



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Top 10 Wastewater Lagoon Videos of 2017 from our YouTube Channels

Our previous blog highlights our most-read wastewater lagoon articles of 2017. Here you’ll find the Top 10 most-watched videos from our YouTube channels. Our TriplepointWater channel features case studies and product information. On our Lagoons Do It Better channel you’ll … Continue reading



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Top 10 Wastewater Lagoon Articles of 2017 from Triplepoint’s Blog

We’re gratified by the great response we’ve gotten to our lagoon blog. Our mission is to be a clearinghouse for lagoon topics and research, and to provide insight into how Lagoons can Do It Better. (If there are any topics … Continue reading



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The Hidden Costs of Replacing a Lagoon with a Mechanical Plant

When confronted with new effluent limits, many municipalities feel their only option is to scrap their otherwise adequate lagoon system and replace it with a mechanical treatment process, like an activated sludge, SBR, or MBBR plant. There’s a better option: … Continue reading



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Lagoon Nitrogen and Lagoon Ammonia…What’s the Difference?

Whether your facility has a lagoon nitrogen (TN, TKN, or TIN) or ammonia (NH3) effluent limit depends on your local environmental regulatory body, your discharge parameters, and if the watershed you discharge to is impaired. So far, most lagoon permits … Continue reading



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Is Your Wastewater Lagoon Ready for Winter? Prepping for Cold Temperatures

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released its annual winter forecast and predicts the likelihood of another year of La Niña conditions. The northernmost portion of the U.S. is expected to have a winter that’s colder and wetter than average, while … Continue reading



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Going to Process Expo or WEFTEC? Here’s Triplepoint’s Chicago Favorites

We’ll be exhibiting at both Process Expo (Booth #3714) and WEFTEC (Booth #1961) in the next few weeks, and we’re happy to have the opportunity to show off our hometown of Chicago! Rather than talk about our usual blog topics … Continue reading



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