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That Dairy Air: Preventing Dairy Wastewater Odor

We’ve seen quite a few news stories recently about dairies being cited and fined for wastewater lagoon violations, namely biological oxygen demand (BOD) exceeding permit levels and odor complaints. So what’s going on? Why is dairy processing wastewater such a … Continue reading



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Lagoon Infiltration and Inflow: Problems and Solutions

One of the biggest challenges for all types of wastewater systems, including lagoons, is infiltration and inflow. In this short article, we’ll define Lagoon Infiltration and Inflow, commonly abbreviated as “I&I,” explore the causes, and discuss what can be done … Continue reading



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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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What color is your wastewater lagoon?

What water and algae colors reveal about your wastewater lagoon’s health Although regular and accurate sampling is critical for wastewater lagoon operators, you can tell a lot about a lagoon’s health and the quality of treatment you’re getting with a … Continue reading



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Meat Processing Wastewater Lagoon Aeration

A meat processing wastewater lagoon can have a bad reputation because of the potential for sludge buildup and odor. However, a properly functioning meat processing wastewater lagoon, one with sufficient aeration and mixing, can be an efficient, environmentally friendly, and … Continue reading



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