What is the wastewater treatment process?

So, the question you all seem to be asking, what is the wastewater treatment process?

Wastewater treatment is one of our key offerings where we offer a solutions-based approach to treating effluent prior to discharge; from process design, plant and chemical programmes, to sludge management and water reuse.

If trade effluent is to be introduced directly into surface waters (rivers, streams, sea), a consent to discharge is generally required. Effluent discharged directly to sewers must also be kept within set parameters. This is why wastewater treatment is so important, it reduces the risk of financial penalties, plant closure or water pollution.

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Cutting the cost of tower pack-fill

Cooling tower internal packing needs to be inspected and cleaned regularly. Traditionally, the packing has to be removed, but this is costly. Here, we discuss how Biochemica Water has developed an alternative strategy to clean packs without removing them.

Due to Health and Safety regulations, cooling tower internal packing needs to be inspected on a regular basis and, depending on the level of fouling, cleaned to prevent scale and the potential growth of legionella bacteria. Traditionally cooling tower packing has been removed to be cleaned but this process is becoming increasingly costly.

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Made in Stockton-on-Tees Feature

Made in Stockton-on-Tees Feature: Biochemica Water

Stockton-on-Tees has a long-standing tradition in manufacturing that is still very much in evidence today. Through our regular Made in Stockton-on-Tees feature we take a look at some of the Borough’s manufacturing success stories.

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Innovate Tees Valley helps company find new markets

A company which offers innovative and environmentally-friendly water treatment solutions is being helped to find new markets thanks to the support of Teesside University.

Billingham-based Biochemica Water received support from the Innovate Tees Valley programme when it wanted to update the way in which it marketed itself online and digitally.

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Sludge Removal – Prevent High Costs

Wastewater Treatment Plant

As with a lot of industries, food and beverage manufacturers consume high volumes of water in their processes. This results in high volumes of wastewater, and with that comes a number of problems and after effects.

Wastewater is exactly that, waste. That waste forms into sludge, the residual solids associated with the primary and secondary phases of the wastewater treatment process. After chemical addition to promote liquid-solid separation in the primary phase of treatment and then from biological sludge after further treatment, the residual solids become a waste sludge.

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