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Diffusers & WWT Solutions

  • 1- What is the scope of supply of JAEGER-AERATION?

  • 2- Can JAEGER-AERATION provide fine bubble aeration diffuser bid / tender specification publishing support? What are the design input requirements?

  • 3- What design output will JAEGER-AERATION provide?

  • 4- What fine bubble diffuser membrane materials are available? How to select them for what applications?

  • 5- What are the advantages of chemical & organic nutrient loading driven process controls and optimization?

  • 6- What does aeration system turndown mean? Why is it critical to diffuser system design and what is the recommended turndown ratio?

  • 7- What is diffuser grid balancing and why is it critical in diffuser system design? How are system turndown, practical design airflow range / diffuser, diffuser grid balancing related?

  • 8- Why are retrievable & fixed grid fine bubble aeration systems superior over mechanical aeration systems?

  • 9- What design compensation should an engineering firm provide into our design for the diurnal curve?

  • 10- What additional parameters to the following should be incorporated regarding process design for a new WWTP facility? Yr. 1 to yr. 20+ Projected per capita loading, residential diurnal patterns, & safety factors?

  • 11- What additional parameters to the following should be incorporated regarding process design for a new WWTP facility? Current & future permits, System redundancy, Capital cost savings, O&M cost savings?

  • 12- What should the minimum recommended turn down range of a blower & aeration system be? What is it based on?

  • 13- How does temperature affect the wastewater treatment plant performance / the activated sludge process? What physics apply?

  • 14- How does temperature affect the wastewater treatment plant performance / the activated sludge process? What are the practical WWT process challenges?

  • 15- How do prolonged summers and elevated temperatures effect the wastewater treatment plant performance, the activated sludge process, & effluent water quality?

  • 16- Can the fine bubble diffuser system of circular or rectangular basin with a basin diameter or width > 20’ to 35’ [6m to 10.5m] be made retrieval?

  • 17- What is the minimum, the recommended, & the maximum possible diffuser floor coverage (aera effective diffuser membrane / aeration basin footprint?

  • 18- What is the minimum required mixing energy of a fine bubble aeration system to prevent settling out of suspended solid – complete mix without supplemental mechanical mixing?

  • 19- What is the minimum required mixing energy of a coarse bubble aeration systems i.e. in digester or sludge holding tank applications to prevent settling out of suspended solid? What is the difference in req. blower capacity / power consumption of coarse bubble vs fine bubble mixing systems?