Replacing floating aeration chains with Ares Aerators reduces maintenance

floating aeration chains

The Town of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, operates a 1.8 MGD lagoon system consisting of one lagoon with six separate aeration zones. The lagoon is followed by a continuous upflow sand filter located in the filter building where effluent is filtered, disinfected, and then discharged. The original system of floating aeration chains with hanging diffusers was installed in 1995; after years of constant maintenance and myriad problems, the Antigonish operations department decided to look for an alternative.

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Learn from the Best: Lagoon Webinars with Steve Harris

In his popular workshops, Steve Harris shares all the techniques and strategies he’s learned over decades as one of America’s foremost lagoon consultants. In this webinar series, he’ll teach you—right at your desktop— how to get more years of dependable service from your lagoon: more BOD reduction, better TSS removal, odor control, sludge reduction, and nutrient removal.

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Lagoon Bloodworms: How to Control Chironomids and Midge Flies

lagoon midge flies

Lagoon bloodworms are the larvae of midge flies and are common during warm summer temperatures. Midge flies swarm and can drive local residents indoors. Lagoon bloodworms provide insight into lagoon conditions and their effect on effluent quality. Read on to learn why they appear, what they indicate about lagoon conditions, and how to control them.

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Free Wastewater CEUs and PDHs: Introducing Lagooniversity.com

free wastewater ceus

With the cancellation of so many rural water shows and educational opportunities due to COVID, we knew many of you would be struggling to meet your CEU and PDH requirements.

That’s why we created Lagooniversity.com—to make our lagoon training webinars available for free continuing education credit, at your convenience.

Each of our ten one-hour courses will enhance your understand of lagoon-based wastewater treatment, providing knowledge that will help you optimize the performance of your system.

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Lagoon issues? We can solve them fast with our turnkey rental systems.

emergency aeration

Need treatment now? Triplepoint’s aeration and ammonia rental systems can get you back into compliance in days.

Triplepoint turnkey aeration and ammonia removal systems can be onsite quickly to get treatment issues under control, to get your lagoon back into compliance, and to keep you out of trouble with regulators.

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Green Stuff: The Biology of Algae and Duckweed Q&A

We hope you were able to attend our free lagoon webinar on the biology of algae and duckweed. If not, it’s available to watch at your convenience on our YouTube channel (linked below) or through our Lagooniversity portal.

Webinar attendees posed a bunch of great questions during the Q&A session. Following are the some of the questions with presenter Julie Hartwig’s answers.

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COVID-19: What It Means for Wastewater Lagoon Operators

Wastewater lagoon operators are exposed to all sorts of nasty pathogens and parasites—is the new coronavirus, COVID-19, anything to worry about? This article will compile the latest relevant research about COVID-19 and ways to mitigate any potential risk.

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Lagoon Screens: Choosing the Right Option

Our last blog highlighted the benefits of adding headworks screening to your lagoon facility. This article will review the main types of lagoon screens and their pros and cons to help you to determine which is the best fit for your lagoon system. Watch our latest episode of LDIB-TV, Types of Lagoon Screens, and read below for highlights.

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Wastewater Lagoon Screening: Benefits of Adding Headworks

Wastewater lagoon screening has become far more prevalent due to the popularity of so-called “flushable” wipes and the headaches they create for lagoon operators. In this episode of LDIB-TV, Patrick Hill discusses the problems ragging can cause and the benefits of adding screening to your facility. Watch the video and read below for highlights.

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Most Popular Videos of 2019 from Triplepoint’s Lagoon YouTube Channels

Our previous blog highlights our most popular wastewater lagoon topics of 2019. Here you’ll find last year’s Top 10 most-viewed videos from our lagoon YouTube channels. Our TriplepointWater channel features case studies and product information. On our Lagoons Do It Better channel you’ll find educational videos and webinars on topics of interest to lagoon operators and engineers, plus interviews with industry experts. Subscribe to both and you’ll be first to know when we post something new!

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