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Poultry plant activated sludge system upgrade

A membrane bioreactor addition improves effluent quality. Anticipating increases to production, the Wayne Farms, LLC, Pendergrass facility wanted an upgrade to its existing sequencing batch reactor (SBR), aerated lagoon and land application system (LAS) for wastewater treatment and activated sludge system. The single tank SBR and the LAS had reached capacity and could not handle […]

General Mills Incorporated

The General Mills Pillsbury plant in Murfreesboro, Tennessee produces dough products (biscuits, croissants, cookies, turnovers) for consumer baking. An expansion of this plant created the need to double the amount of flour needed on a daily basis from 2.2 million pounds/day to 4.4 million pounds/day. The existing indoor off loading facilities were adequate for unloading […]

Wastewater – Industrial Metal Finishing

The wave of globalization in manufacturing has led to new manufacturing processes being implemented in locales that do not have previous experience with industrial wastewater discharges, much less with the impacts that the contaminants, which may be present in these discharges, have on human health and the environment. Metal finishing is a prime example of […]