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Aerobic Treatment

Aerobic Treatment patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/28/14 - 20140238934 - System and method for remediation of wastewater including aerobic and electrocoagulation treatment
The present invention relates to a system or method for the remediation of wastewater with a treatment media in tandem with an electrocoagulation system. The system and method also include cleaning elements for cleaning distribution lines within the system and for cleaning the electrocoagulation system....

08/21/14 - 20140231346 - Accelerated processing
This method improves and controls ex-situ or in-situ, aerobic or anaerobic digestion of organic materials and toxic or damaging compounds through increased control of multiple chemical and biological settings and conditions. The ability to control flow, natural processes, and biological activity, while adjusting to individual site conditions, offer many opportunities...

07/03/14 - 20140183129 - Mixing systems and methods of mixing
A system for mixing and mixing processes and structures are disclosed. In addition a nozzle used for mixing is disclosed....

05/29/14 - 20140144839 - Apparatus and method for cultivating microalgae using effluent from sludge treatment
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for cultivating microalgae using effluent from sludge treatment. The apparatus includes an advanced sewage treatment apparatus, a sludge treatment apparatus and a microalgae cultivation apparatus, the sludge treatment apparatus including: a first aerobic reactor which is operated under aerobic conditions and serves to...

05/01/14 - 20140116939 - Method for wastewater treatment by urine separation, seawater addition, and nitrification and in-sewer denitrification
A method for wastewater treatment which comprises (a) separating and/or collecting urine from the wastewater for pretreatment, (b) removing phosphorus from urine using seawater, (c) optionally oxidizing nitrogen from urine, and (d) discharging the phosphorus-removed and/or nitrogen-oxidized urine to a sewer....

03/20/14 - 20140076802 - Operating method for air diffusion apparatus
An operating method for an air diffusion apparatus is provided. The apparatus has an air diffusion unit disposed within an activated sludge aeration tank and a gas supply unit. The air diffusion unit is configured to equip one or more air diffusion pipes disposed substantially horizontally. The air diffusion pipe...

03/20/14 - 20140076803 - "in-situ" ballast water treatment method and system
A method and system for ballast water treatment is provided for a vessel with a ballast water tank system that pumps water from a local environment through a conduit into at least one tank on the vessel. The water contains aerobic micro-organisms from the local environment. Oxygen-containing gas is introduced...

12/05/13 - 20130319939 - Modular precipitation and oxidized water treatment
A modular system for reclamation of a fluid includes a cavitation reactor operative to mechanically oxide the fluid and an ion precipitation system that receives the oxidized fluid from the cavitation reactor and thereafter introduces one or more ions at various locations to initiate precipitation of select materials. The system...

10/03/13 - 20130256221 - Dissolved air flotation and equalization reactor wastewater treatment tank
Wastewater treatment tank for achieving hydraulic flow equalization and high efficiency soluble biological oxygen demand (BOD) removal. The wastewater treatment tank provides a compact arrangement of at least one dissolved air flotation (DAF) cell and an equalization reactor cell. The tank achieves regulatory wastewater pretreatment requirements for reducing total BOD...

10/03/13 - 20130256222 - Methods for enhancing a wastewater treatment process
Methods for enhancing an activated sludge process including at least one biological reactor. A weighting agent impregnation subsystem is coupled to the biological reactor for mixing biological flocs and weighting agent to impregnate the weighting agent into the biological flocs to form weighted biological flocs. A weighting agent recovery subsystem...

10/03/13 - 20130256223 - Biological wastewater treatment and reuse utilizing sulfur compounds as electron carrier to minimize sludge production
Biological wastewater treatment of wastewater is performed by oxidizing organic carbon with sulfur or a sulfur compound as an electron carrier, and reducing the sulfur or sulfur compound to sulfide. The sulfide is oxidized with nitrate or oxygen. If necessary, ammonia is oxidized to nitrate and then reduced to nitrogen...

10/03/13 - 20130256224 - Tanning wastewater treatment and reuse apparatus and method therefor
A tanning wastewater treatment and reuse apparatus includes a coarse filter, a regulation pool, a hydraulic sieve, a desulfurization pool, a first nanocatalytic electrolyzer, a flocculation pool, a first settling pool, a flotation device, a biochemical pool, a second settling pool, a second nanocatalytic electrolyzer, a fine filter, and a...

09/05/13 - 20130228512 - High performance nitrifying sludge for high ammonium concentration and low temperature wastewater treatment
Compositions of bacteria which are effective for the nitrification of wastewater, particularly at low temperatures, are described. The compositions are comprised of 35 strains or populations of at least partially characterized isolated bacteria. These compositions may be used to treat wastewater contaminated with animal fecal waste and/or ammonia. In use,...

06/20/13 - 20130153494 - Methods and apparatuses for water and wastewater treatment
Described herein are methods and devices for biologically treating water and/or wastewater. The methods and devices for treating waste water may be enhanced using an air-lift device which moves water and/or solids using volumes of air. This device can provide occasional surges of water using large bubbles which are able...

05/30/13 - 20130134092 - Wastewater treatment apparatus to achieve class b biosolids using chlorine dioxide
Disclosed herein are systems and processes for treating a Waste Stream comprising biosolids, the Waste Stream provided at varying flow rates and solids concentrations so as to achieve an SOUR of 1.5 mg O2/g/hr or less and an ORP of at least +300 mV. The system includes a biosolids manipulation...

05/16/13 - 20130118977 - Process and apparatus for gas-enriching a liquid
Methods and apparatuses are described for enriching a first liquid with a gas and introducing the gas-enriched first liquid into a second liquid. In an embodiment, the apparatus comprises a vessel containing the gas at an elevated pressure, a liquid fluid inlet into the vessel such that the first liquid...

01/17/13 - 20130015127 - Method of wastewater treatment and apparatus for its realization in sequencing batch reactors
The method of wastewater treatment and the method-applying apparatus in the sequencing batch reactors, where after separating the activated sludge from the treated water the treated water is drawn off via a decanting apparatus from the sub-surface layer of water in the reactor. The decanted water is conveyed by the...

12/27/12 - 20120325741 - Systems and methods for wastewater treatment
Disclosed is a system and method for treating wastewater. The system includes a bioreactor which defines a basin for receiving wastewater to be treated; a membrane module in fluid communication with the bioreactor; and a dissolution tank. The tank includes a pressure vessel that contains a portion of the wastewater...

12/13/12 - 20120312745 - Mixing systems and methods of mixing
A system for mixing and mixing processes and structures are disclosed. In addition a nozzle used for mixing is disclosed....

09/20/12 - 20120234754 - Organic wastewater treatment device and organic wastewater treatment method
An organic wastewater treatment apparatus comprises a biological treatment tank provided with a whole floor aeration section in which a first aerator is disposed so as to perform whole floor aeration, a solid-liquid separation section formed above the whole floor aeration section and provided with a membrane separation device immersed...

09/06/12 - 20120223012 - Waste sludge digestion process by sequential intermittent ozone dosing
This invention is developed by including the intermittent sequential ozonation process to the commonly employed aerobic biological sludge digestion process, which is used for reducing the amounts of by-product waste sludge produced in treatment plants; thereby stabilizing the sludge in a shorter period and at a lower cost, as compared...

06/28/12 - 20120160768 - Organic-wastewater treatment method and organic-wastewater treatment apparatus
By adding an iron salt, the sedimentation property, the concentration property, and the filtration property of sludge in an activated-sludge mixed liquor in a biological treatment tank are effectively improved and treated water of high quality is efficiently provided. When an iron salt such as ferrous chloride, ferric chloride, or...

06/21/12 - 20120152835 - Fuel cell devices for use in water treatment and reclamation processes
In some aspects, the disclosure provides methods and materials for generating electrical energy from wastewater treatment materials. For example, the methods involve selecting a pair of materials from a wastewater treatment facility and forming a microbial fuel cell using the pair of materials as anode and cathode materials. There are...

06/21/12 - 20120152836 - Process to produce biofuels from biomass
Biofuels can be produced by: (i) providing a biomass containing celluloses, hemicelluloses, lignin, nitrogen compounds and sulfur compounds; (ii) removing sulfur compounds and nitrogen compounds from the biomass by contacting the biomass with a digestive solvent to form a pretreated biomass containing carbohydrates and having less than 35% of the...

05/17/12 - 20120118820 - Septic system with pressure gradient transport
Septic system design, installation, maintenance and use are described and provided. In embodiments, design, installation, and maintenance of pressure gradients in a septic system serve to transport treatment tank gases, or other gases, downstream, towards or into a leach field, bio-filter, drain field, or other environment. Such transport may promote...

04/12/12 - 20120085705 - Wastewater chemical/biological treatment method for open water discharge
A wastewater treatment method employing chemicals for disinfection, and precipitation of suspended solids, heavy metals and phosphates before subsequent aerobic bacterial biological treatment using Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter bacteria to remove ammonia and nitrates/nitrites and BOD compounds to produce recovered treated wastewater suitable for open water discharge....

02/02/12 - 20120024782 - Method and apparatus for treating an oil spill
introducing an oxygen-containing fluid into the inlet of the hollow structure so that the oxygen-containing fluid exits from the hollow structure and engages the oil, wherein the oxygen-containing fluid engages the oil with sufficient force so as to cause a mechanical dispersion of the oil....

12/01/11 - 20110290722 - Activated sludge process in wastewater treatment
The present disclosure relates to methods of treating highly contaminated wastewater using waste activated sludge as an adsorbent....

11/17/11 - 20110278221 - Installation for the treatment of urea-containing water, toilet, stable, and method
The invention relates to a device for treating urea-containing water. The invention also relates to a domestic toilet provided with such a device. The invention also relates to an animal accommodation provided with such a device. In addition, the invention comprises a method for treating urea-containing water. The device comprises...

07/07/11 - 20110163028 - Biofilm reactor containing spiral structure and water treatment device using the same
The present invention provides a biofilm reactor comprising a spiral structure and a water treatment facility using the same. The biofilm reactor comprises an inlet pipe for supplying water, an air supply pipe for supplying air, and an outlet pipe for discharging the water and air that passed through the...

05/05/11 - 20110100908 - Waste water treatment
In the treatment of domestic and municipal waste water environmental pollutants, such as ammonia, oxides of nitrogen, organic matter which gives rise to what is known as chemical oxygen demand (COD) [and biological oxygen demand (BOD)], and solid matter, should be removed from the waste water In a typical treatment...

03/24/11 - 20110068058 - Apparatus and process for treating wastewater
An apparatus for treating wastewater is provided, which comprises a biological reaction tank and a membrane separation device. The membrane separation device is provided outside the biological reaction tank. A mixing device is provided inside the biological reaction tank and an aeration device is provided inside the membrane separation device...

02/24/11 - 20110042309 - Solar powered aeration and microbial incubation system
Disclosed is a system and method for treating a body of water, without the necessity of being connected to an electrical grid, that includes photovoltaic collectors and a battery bank that is charged by the photovoltaic collectors. The photovoltaic collectors and the battery bank operate a series of air pumps...

01/20/11 - 20110011799 - Process for removing sulfide from alkaline washing liquids
Alkaline solutions resulting from extracting sulfide from hydrocarbon fluids can be treated in a combination of one or more electrodialysis cells and a bioreactor. The electrodialysis cell (2) includes an anode (4), a cathode (5), an electric power supply (7) and a first (12) and a second (11) compartment separated...

01/20/11 - 20110011800 - Biological nitrogen removal
The present invention relates to a method of treating a liquid to extract at least one of carbon, sulphur, nitrogen or phosphate from liquids such as waste water. Preferably, the invention is employed to remove nitrogen from waste water. In an alternate for the invention provides a wastewater treatment system....

01/06/11 - 20110000851 - High performance nitrifying sludge for high ammonium concentration and low temperature wastewater treatment
Compositions of bacteria which are effective for the nitrification of wastewater, particularly at low temperatures, are described. The compositions are comprised of 35 strains or populations of at least partially characterized isolated bacteria. These compositions may be used to treat wastewater contaminated with animal fecal waste and/or ammonia. In use,...

12/02/10 - 20100300965 - Diffuser apparatus, and diffuser apparatus running method
The present invention provides a diffuser apparatus which has fine pores capable of achieving a high oxygen transfer efficiency and rarely becoming clogged so that the apparatus can be operated stably over a prolonged period. The diffuser apparatus according to the present invention includes: an aeration plate 4 that is...

10/21/10 - 20100264082 - Suspended media granular activated carbon membrane biological reactor system and process
A system and process for treating an industrial wastewater stream is provided using a membrane biological reactor in which granular activated carbon material is introduced into an aeration portion and maintained upstream of a membrane operating system. The size of the granules of activated carbon is selected so that they...

08/12/10 - 20100200501 - Green synthesis of nanometals using plant extracts and use thereof
The present invention relates to methods of making and using and compositions of metal nanoparticles formed by green chemistry synthetic techniques. For example, the present invention relates to metal nanoparticles formed with solutions of plant extracts and use of these metal nanoparticles in removing contaminants from soil and groundwater and...

08/12/10 - 20100200502 - Septic system remediation method and apparatus
A wastewater treatment apparatus for a wastewater treatment system that includes a septic tank with a lower sludge layer, an upper effluent layer, and a tank floor. The wastewater treatment apparatus includes a positive pressure pump that is configured to pump a fluid, and a tube that has an outlet...

08/05/10 - 20100193433 - Vertical land-based bioreactor
A bioreactor for treating a liquid comprises a container having a vertical wall portion with at least one inlet port and at least one outlet port. The bioreactor also comprises a media support platform securely disposed inside the container at a position below the inlet and outlet ports, and substantially...

04/22/10 - 20100096324 - System and method for reducing pollution in a body of water
A system and method reducing pollution in a body of water using biological processes is provided. The system includes a hydraulic dam generated by an induced downwelling of effluent water from a plurality of water circulating devices. A series of linearly arranged treatment sub-systems are disposed upstream of the hydraulic...

02/18/10 - 20100038311 - Entrapping immobilization pellets, wastewater treatment system using the entrapping immobilization pellets and wastewater treatment method
The entrapping immobilization pellets satisfy conditions: (A) the deformation rate expressed by (H0−H1)/H0×100 is 70% or more, where the thickness of the pellets before compression is H0 and the thickness of the pellets at the time the pellets are broken by compression is H1; and (B) the particle diameter falls...

01/21/10 - 20100012582 - Method and apparatus for biological wastewater purification
The known activated sludge processes have several disadvantages. With the conventional sludge processes only a limited high dry matter content TSBB can be achieved in an activated sludge tank and a high amount of return sludge has to be pumped. The dry matter content TSFB on the membranes is limited...

05/21/09 - 20090127191 - Process for treating a solid-liquid mixture
A process is disclosed for treating a mixture of a solid and a liquid, the mixture including a contaminant. The process comprises the step of subjecting the mixture to cavitation wherein at least a portion of the contaminant is chemically decomposed. The process subsequently comprises the step of introducing a...

02/19/09 - 20090045134 - Ballast water intake and treatment system
A ballast water intake and treatment system is disclosed, the system including a membrane treatment unit arranged in or on a ship hull for the separation of microorganisms of no smaller than a given size and organized to execute filtration during the intake of sea water or fresh water outside...