Dr Min Yang | Maximising Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment Tanks

Dec 6, 2023 | engineering and tech

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Oxidation ditches and aeration tanks are vitally important facilities for urban wastewater treatment. Each of them removes organic pollutants from sewage in a different way. In an oxidation ditch, a rapidly rotating brush pushes wastewater to circulate around a long, narrow channel. This encourages mixing and aeration in the water, helping the microbes inside to break down its harmful organic pollutants more quickly. In contrast, aeration tanks encourage aeration and mixing using uniform grids of diffusers, which release upward-flowing plumes of bubbles. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper ‘Dynamic mixing models and analysis of the mixing processes for an oxidation ditch and an aeration tank’, in Water Environment Research, doi.org/10.1002/wer.10742


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