Enhanced WWTP nitrification with OxyMem™ MABR Faster, stronger, harder… OxyMem™ MABR (Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor) is a unique biofilm system that can be used to intensify existing wastewater treatment facilities. A microbial film is established on millions of tiny gas-permeable membranes. This biofilm breaks down wastewater pollutants effectively with highly efficient oxygen transfer. Ammonia removal can be enhanced with every additional OxyMem™ unit added.
OxyMem MABR Deployment and Retrofit As easy as one, two, three… OxyMem MABR is and extremely easy means of enhancing treatment on an existing wastewater treatment plant. Upgrading and enhanced ammonia removal has never been easier. Individual modular MABR units (modules) are easy to load, transport and deploy. How and why?
Why is Aeration Important for Wastewater Treatment? Wastewater aeration is the process of adding air into wastewater to allow aerobic bio-degradation of the pollutant components. It is an integral part of most biological wastewater treatment systems. Unlike chemical treatment which uses chemicals to react and stabilize contaminants in the wastewater stream, biological treatment uses microorganisms that occur naturally in wastewater to degrade wastewater contaminants.
4 Signs You Are Ready to Upgrade Your Wastewater Treatment Plant In this blog we have outlined the four main signs that indicate it's time to upgrade. There are a whole variety of reasons why operators and managers come to the decision that its time to upgrade their wastewater treatment plants. Understanding the underlying drivers is of importance for consultants and designers when considering how best to utilise existing assets and achieve the desire outcomes.
4 Ways To Create A More Energy Efficient Wastewater Treatment Plant Achieving a more energy efficient wastewater treatment plant has never been so important. Issues around energy consumption are of growing importance in the context of higher energy and production costs, emissions and a changing climate. Energy for aeration comprises a significant portion (60% average) of the operating costs of a wastewater treatment plant. According to the United Nations, globally it is estimated that implementing energy efficiency measures would account for more than 65% of energy-related emissions savings up to 2030. The water industry is one of the largest industrial users of energy with an estimated 2% of total global electricity consumption used for the aeration of wastewater. It is therefore in the best interest of the environment and the economics of wastewater treatment plants, for operators to find efficiencies in energy use.