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Thunder Bay WPCP: Two Years of Operating Data from North America's Largest Two-Stage BAF Plant

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Abstract:

The biological aerated filtration (BAF) installation at the Thunder Bay Atlantic Avenue Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) is the first municipal installation of its kind in Ontario/Canada and one of the largest operating BAF installations in North America.

The two stage BAF system was started up in the fall of 2005. The following paper gives a brief introduction to BAF technology and the specific features of the installation. Further sections illustrate effluent characteristics, plant performance and further operational results since start up. BAF - specific observations regarding filter headloss, support media and impact on operating costs are presented in separate sections

Keywords: BAF; BAF OPERATIONAL RESULTS; FILTER HEAD LOSS; IMPACT ON OPERATING COSTS; SUPPORT MEDIA

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864707786862053

Publication date: October 1, 2007

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