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Electrocoagulation: Improving the Efficiency and Reducing the Footprint for Water Recovery Treatment Centers

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One solution to address overloaded collection and treatment systems is to develop satellite units for wastewater treatment. The challenge is to implement a treatment system of such efficacy that these satellite units can exist throughout an area without a large footprint. Membrane bioreactors are one option; electrocoagulation is another. Ecolotech systems are designed to meet effluent criteria that allow the non-potable reuse of the effluent, while solids are transmitted to the centralized wastewater treatment plant. The system can create an unobtrusive water recovery facility by replacing tradition treatment equipment. A small footprint can be used to effect a 95% reduction in wastewater effluent to the collection system, an odor-free system, rapid implementation, and a source of emergency non-potable water. This paper describes the electrocoagulation process, Ecolotech system components, and case study results providing proof of concept for use in small wastewater treatment and water recovery facilities.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-01-01

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