Package Plants For Wastewater Technology




Credit: 3 PDH

Course Fee: $36.00

12 Pages

 

Course Summary

This course is all about Package plants are pre-manufactured treatment facilities used to treat wastewater in small communities or on individual properties. According to manufacturers, package plants can be designed to treat flows as low as 0.002 MGD or as high as 0.5 MGD, although they more commonly treat flows between 0.01 and 0.25 MGD (Metcalf and Eddy, 1991).

Learning Objectives

To know that the most common types of package plants are extended aeration plants, sequencing batch reactors, oxidation ditches, contact stabilization plants, rotating biological contactors, and physical/chemical processes (Metcalf and Eddy, 1991). This fact sheet focuses on the first three, all of which are biological aeration processes.

Course Author

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

 

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