What is a Package Sewage Treatment Plant?

2022-01-12T12:03:59+00:00October 23rd, 2018||

Thanks for the question.  A Package sewage treatment plant is a completely self contained system for sewage treatment that is ‘plug & play’ and should incorporate the following elements in one outer tank; Include adequate primary and final settlement/clarification. Adequate biological treatment. Sludge Storage, preferably at least 3 months. Sludge return from final settlement

Do you have a package sewage treatment plant that can be placed free standing above ground.  Also is it portable or can it be moved?  Can it be expanded?

2022-01-12T12:05:52+00:00October 15th, 2018||

Thanks for the questions. We do indeed have solution for above ground sewage treatment in the form of the BMS Blivet Package Sewage Treatment Plant. One of the main features of our Blivet package sewage treatment system is that it can be placed above ground free standing with no extra supports.  It is also

Do you have any pictures of a sewage or a wastewater treatment plant that Butler Manufacturing Services worked on before and after an upgrade?

2022-01-12T12:47:32+00:00July 23rd, 2018||

BMS certainly do, you can find 12 pictures of a rural 50 PE wastewater treatment plant that we recently upgraded below.  It includes a BMS BL500 Blivet Package Sewage Treatment Plant, control panel and flow meter.  The site contained a lot of spoilage which had to be removed along with other civil works.  Also

When designing a Treatment process for a caravan park what Population Equivalent(PE) do you assign to each caravan unit?

2022-01-12T12:46:20+00:00July 23rd, 2018||

Customer Question: When designing a Sewage Treatment process for a caravan park what Population Equivalent (PE) do you assign to each caravan unit? Dear Customer, Thank you for your enquiry.  The Irish EPA assign the follow figures to Caravan Sites: Estimating the occupancy of different caravans or mobile homes is more difficult.  Generally, it

What is an Aerotor and how is it different from a normal RBC (Rotating Biological Contactor) and who came up with the idea?

2022-01-12T12:57:54+00:00July 23rd, 2018||

Thank you for the question.  The BMS Aerotor is actually a next generation RBC, with all the advantages of traditional RBCs such as low maintenance costs and power requirements with none of the disadvantages such as one sided growth placing eccentric loads on the shaft, flow bypass in shock loading conditions and lack of aeration... Seamus

What is the difference between ‘Effluent Standard’ & ‘Stream Standard’?

2022-01-12T15:57:45+00:00July 23rd, 2018||

Thank you for your question on the difference between the final effluent standard produced by a package sewage treatment plant and the stream standard. The difference between the 2 is as follows: 1. Effluent Standard or Final Effluent Standard is the standard of effluent that a given wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) needs to produce based on

What is the difference between COD and BOD?

2022-01-12T16:03:04+00:00July 23rd, 2018||

I have received a laboratory analysis report for effluent from my sewage treatment system and am wondering what the difference between BOD and COD is?  Do I need to get both BOD and COD tested? Thank you for your question. COD stands for ‘Chemical Oxygen Demand’ where BOD stands for Biochemical Oxygen Demand. It is a test

What is the difference between a Class 1 & Class 2 Separator?

2022-01-12T16:17:06+00:00July 23rd, 2018||

We still have a few more questions to answer as regards Petrol/Oil Interceptors (Separators), next up; What is the difference between a Class 1 and Class 2 Separator? Petrol/Oil Separator: Another word used to describe an interceptor. Class 1 Interceptor: Designed to achieve a concentration of 5 mg/l of petrol/oil at discharge under normal

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