ARE FLOATING WEIRS APPROPRIATE FOR FROTH CONTROL?

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Froth control can be conducted by various methods of surface wasting, including a fixed weir, automatic weir, and combination of both. The advantages of floating weir surface wasting include minimized operational maintenance, minimized instrumentation, and continuous operation. In order to demonstrate the effectiveness of floating weirs as a means of froth control, a pilot test was conducted at the Tallman Island Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP). The Tallman Island WWTP is currently undergoing a major upgrade that includes step feed BNR modifications, which is a known cause of foaming in the aeration tanks. The 30 day pilot test demonstrated that the floating weir design was an effective method of froth control.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864704784147638

Publication date: January 1, 2004

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more