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Seven Signs of an Overloaded Lagoon

Is Your Lagoon Overloaded? Organic overloading is a common cause of wastewater lagoon effluent problems. In this article, we’ll define an overloaded lagoon and describe the problems it can cause, outline the seven signs to look for, and then offer … Continue reading



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Food Industry Lagoon Aeration: An Overview

Food Industry Lagoon Aeration is critical to any industrial wastewater lagoon system. Food processing can be water-intensive and the resultant wastewater typically has high Biochemical Oxygen Demand (lagoon BOD). In this article we’ll outline the challenges facing food processing wastewater … Continue reading



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Efficient Lagoon Aeration: Part III Layout Design

A big part of designing an efficient lagoon aeration system involves how aeration infrastructure fits into the project site. Length of header, location of power, and number and type of aerators are all examples of important considerations that can affect … Continue reading



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Efficient Lagoon Aeration: Part I Design Conditions

Having efficient lagoon aeration is important to any wastewater treatment lagoon because aeration typically accounts for 50–60% of energy costs. With this in mind, we have developed a 3-part blog series on lagoon aeration efficiency. This first article focuses on … Continue reading



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Lagoon Coarse Bubble Aeration: Pros & Cons

Lagoon Coarse Bubble Aeration is the second most common type of diffused wastewater lagoon aeration, behind fine bubble. The bubbles released are much larger than fine bubbles, usually around 6–13mm (fine bubbles usually fall around 1–2mm). These bubbles are very … Continue reading



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Lagoon Aeration Alternatives: An Overview

Lagoon Aeration is the process by which both oxygen and mixing are utilized in a wastewater treatment lagoon system in order to create an aerobic treatment environment. Through proper aeration and retention time of typically 20–40 days, aerated lagoons are … Continue reading



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