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Troubleshooting High Wastewater Pond TSS

Total Suspended Solids, or TSS, is a standard testing parameter for wastewater pond or lagoon operators. Effluent TSS is a measurement of  the amount of solid material that is escaping with the wastewater pond or lagoon effluent, and is a … 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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3 Challenges of Egg Processing Lagoon Treatment: Mitigating High BOD, TSS and Lagoon Odors

Our previous article, Food Industry Lagoon Aeration: An Overview, discussed the challenges of food industry wastewater treatment in general; in this article, we’ll outline the three particular wastewater challenges of egg processing lagoon treatment and present solutions. The Egg Processing Lagoon … Continue reading



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Increasing Wastewater Lagoon DO: A Case Study

Keeping wastewater lagoon DO (dissolved oxygen) at acceptable levels is crucial in order to maintain proper wastewater lagoon operation. DO plays a crucial role in the treatment process. Without it, the bacterial microorganisms will begin to break down the waste … Continue reading



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Wastewater Lagoon Algae Control in the Summer

The dog days of summer have arrived in dramatic fashion. The heat wave of the past few weeks spanned nearly the entire country. This weather can not only have adverse affects on our comfort, perspiration, and electric bills, it can … Continue reading



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