Tag Archives: surface aeration

Aerated Lagoon Optimization to Reduce Energy Consumption

Energy costs for aeration represent the largest expense for a wastewater lagoon facility, so any increase in efficiency directly improves the bottom line. Since aeration systems are designed to be efficient at the lagoon’s full design capacity, they can be … Continue reading



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Lagoon Surface Aerator: “A self-destructing piece of equipment”

The winter of 2017–18 is already one for the books, with record cold temperatures in the Midwest and eastern U.S., and snow as far south as Florida. So far, most of the western U.S. has enjoyed relatively mild conditions, but … 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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Replace floating lagoon aerators with MARS, relieve O&M headaches

Case Study: City of Yerington, NV Yerington, Nevada, is a desert community of about 1,200 households in the western part of the state. Their wastewater is treated by an aerated lagoon system just north of town. Frustrated by the high … Continue reading



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Spring Lagoon Odors: Can Lagoon Circulators Prevent Them?

Ah, Spring! The daffodils are blooming, the birds are chirping, and all the solids that settled to the bottom of the wastewater lagoon over the winter are getting dislodged, releasing sludge and gases that create spring lagoon odors. For many municipalities, the … Continue reading



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Aerated Lagoon Design: Partial Mix vs. Complete Mix

According to an EPA wastewater technology fact sheet, the purpose of wastewater aeration is twofold: to supply the required oxygen to the metabolizing microorganisms; and to provide mixing so that the microorganisms come into contact with the dissolved and suspended … Continue reading



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Aerated Lagoons: 5 Design Factors to Consider

An aerated lagoon can be one of the most efficient, cost-effective, and low-maintenance methods of wastewater treatment. Because aeration can account for 50–60% of energy costs, it’s important to consider design conditions when determining the type and amount of aeration required. … Continue reading



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Lagoon Aeration: Enemy of Sludge Accumulation

Benjamin Franklin famously said there are only two things in this world to be certain of: death and taxes. Wastewater operators can add a third: sludge. Sludge can be just a normal, innocuous byproduct of wastewater treatment, or it can be a … 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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