Specialty Alaska hotel receives advanced wastewater treatment system

Sponsored by


OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, July 10, 2014 -- World Water Works, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wastewater treatment solutions, has announced that installation is underway of its advanced moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR), the Ideal MBBR, coupled with its high-rate dissolved air flotation (DAF) system, the Ideal MBBR-DAF™, at a leading specialty hotel in the state of Alaska.

The new Ideal MBBR treatment system is providing treatment of organic material, and the Ideal DAF is providing for removal of the sloughed biomass and total suspended solids (TSS) material. World Water Works is retrofitting the hotel's existing tankage to create the Ideal MBBR treatment system and is adding the Ideal DAF unit for solids clarification. Startup is expected this summer.

Ideal MBBR-DAF system provides cutting-edge treatment for hotel in the heart of Alaska

The MBBR technology, a state-of-the-art fixed-film biological process used for both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, is rapidly becoming the preferred biological treatment technology because it offers several advantages over the traditional activated sludge process (ASP). Coupling this technology with World Water Works' high-rate DAF technology, the Ideal MBBR-DAF provides a system that is robust, efficient, compact, scalable, and flexible.

The Ideal MBBR-DAF, like ASP, is a low capital cost option and can often be retrofitted to existing plants, as in this case. The technology requires less up front capital and is significantly less costly operationally while providing similar or better quality water than membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology -- another widely-used municipal and industrial wastewater treatment technology. The Ideal MBBR-DAF system does not require sludge recycling, and the resultant solids are multiple times more concentrated than in an ASP or MBR system.

 See also:

"World Water Works seeks ISO 9001 water quality management certification"

"World Water Works receives AAEES Honor Award for Environmental Sustainability"


About World Water Works, Inc.

World Water Works is a manufacturer of specialized process and wastewater treatment technologies. With a focus on cost effective performance, flexibility, and durability, the company works alongside clients to create the most appropriate treatment solutions. Since its founding in 1998, the company's technology has cleaned more than 13 trillion gallons of water, facilitated the reuse of more than 2 trillion gallons and recovered millions of pounds of resources. For more information, visit www.WorldWaterWorks.com.

###

 

 

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

DOE now accepting applications for $3.6M Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced an incentive program for developers adding hydroelectric power generating capabilities to existing non-powered dams throughout the United States.

Water reuse technology helps PA power plant save 1.3 MGD of drinking water

Covanta's Delaware Valley energy-from-waste facility in Chester, Pa., has saved 1.3 million gallons per day from local water supplies by installing advanced water reuse technology from GE in the power plant's cooling tower.

AWWA board appoints new president-elect and new VPs, director-at-large

The American Water Works Association Board of Directors has elected Jeanne Bennett-Bailey as the Association's next president-elect and also chose four new vice presidents and one new director-at-large.

Itron earns Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for smart city efforts

Itron recently announced that has been honored with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for the smart city market.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA