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BioCord™ pilot system proves mettle for cold-weather ammonia removal

Pulp and Paper | DATE POSTED: September 13, 2021

Onsite wastewater lagoons at a petrochemical manufacturing plant in Western Canada were experiencing difficulty in meeting the ammonia discharge limit during cold-weather conditions. The three-cell lagoon system provides pretreatment of the facility’s sanitary and process wastewater before the effluent is released to the municipal sewer. But during the winter months, the system struggles to achieve the discharge limit set by the city.

Learn how our simple, low-energy BioCord pilot system demonstrated 97% ammonia removal under some tough conditions.

Mercury Contaminated Soil in Sweden

Pulp and Paper | DATE POSTED: April 28, 2016

Svartsjoana, Sweden is the end site of the species diverse and highly valuable Eman river. Svartsjoana, has served as the sedimentation basin for mercury laden pulp fibres coming from a nearby paper mill. Dredging of 260000m3 of Svartsjoana sedimentation began in 2006, being captured in Geotube® units with the addition of polymers.

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Geotube® Container Keeps Pulp and Paper Mill Running

Pulp and Paper | DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016

SCA Tissues, Cherokee, Alabama, had issues with the screw press in its Wastewater treatment plant malfunctioning. With only 6 hours of retention time, the paper mill commissioned the use of a Geotube® container to hold the waste allowing the plant to continue running while a week of repairs began.

Pulp and Paper Sludge Dewatering in Stora Enso, Niagara Mill, Wisconsin

Pulp and Paper | DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016

Stora Enso paper pulp mill uses a 2,000,000 gallon tank to hold its wastewater to allow for the settling out of alum solids. Annually this take needed to be drained. With an expected 60,000-80,000 pounds of solids in the tank, Geotube® technology was used to dewater this tank. A high success rate was achieved with over 99% of total solids captured.

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Lagoon and Ditch Sediment Dewatering Utilizes Geotube®

Pulp and Paper | DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016

A pilot Geotube® project using 4 Geotube® units and contaminated lagoons in CPC, Michigan. PCBs and PAHs were captured inside the Geotube® with the addition of a polymer system.

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Geotube® Technology for Contaminated Waste

Pulp and Paper | DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016

A breakdown of how Geotube® technology can serve as a cost cutting and effective measure for contaminant capture within the paper and pulp industry.

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