Benefits of Peracetic Acid for Municipal Wastewater Disinfection

Enviro Tech Chemical Services specializes in the manufacture of EPA-registered biocides for water treatment applications, and was the first company to register peracetic acid (PAA) with the EPA for municipal wastewater disinfection.

Dec 7th, 2016
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At Largo Wastewater Treatment Plant (Fla.), Enviro Tech Chemical Services will be providing Peragreen WW in bulk to the secondary wastewater facility.

Enviro Tech Chemical Services specializes in the manufacture of EPA-registered biocides for water treatment applications, and was the first company to register peracetic acid (PAA) with the EPA for municipal wastewater disinfection. The company now offers two EPA-approved PAA formulations for municipal disinfection of wastewater: Peragreen WW (15% PAA) and Peragreen 22WW (22% PAA).

PAA is a proven disinfection technology that can replace chlorination/dechlorination systems, enhance under-performing UV systems, clean filters, and remove algae. In secondary wastewater systems, PAA feed rates typically range from 1.5 ppm to 3.0 ppm. Non-persistent and environmentally friendly, PAA is effective against all target pathogens and can treat pathogen spikes without changing dosage. With lower feed rates compared to chlorine and no need to quench before discharge, PAA is a cost-effective solution to fit your disinfection needs.

Enviro Tech is the only manufacturer of a stable 22% PAA for use in wastewater disinfection. By using a more concentrated chemical solution, chemical feed rates are lowered, faster reaction rates can be seen, and overall chemical disinfection costs can be reduced.

Enviro Tech Chemical Services is dedicated to helping clients use PAA efficiently, and it’s in use at more than 15 wastewater treatment plants. The company has conducted all of the required toxicological studies and services and supports all applications - from beginning background testing through PAA pilot studies and full-scale disinfection programs.

For additional information regarding peracetic acid and its use in wastewater disinfection, visit www.envirotech.com.

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