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Bishop Solids Management Solution — Dewatering for all occasions

DATE POSTED: December 13, 2019


We’ve dewatered a lot of stuff over the years. Everything from ordinary wastewater sludge and excess soil from construction sites, to noxious slurries containing really smelly organics, industrial process wastewater, and even low-level radioactive materials. 

In all that time, we’ve learned a couple of things. First, that our Bishop Solids Management Solution is extremely versatile. It can be used to collect, dewater and consolidate almost any type of slurry material. 

The second thing is that it’s one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to perform dewatering. Our passive, gravity-based dewatering solution is often compared against more complex, energy-intensive processes such as centrifuges, belt presses, and filter presses. In most cases, we can demonstrate that the Bishop Solids Management Solution can achieve similar or better dewatering performance at a lower cost and using less energy than alternatives. 

The Bishop Solids Management Solution not only retains and consolidates solids, it also provides water treatment—greatly reducing TSS, nutrients and other contaminants of concern. This can be an effective pretreatment step–or, depending on regulatory requirements, the filtrate can meet standards for discharge to the environment or even reuse in non-potable applications. 

Start with a simple sludge test

polymer selection

Our process starts by obtaining a sample of the sludge and performing a dewatering test. The test reveals a lot of important information such as the solids concentration of the slurry, the polymer that will provide the best dewatering performance and how much water can potentially be removed. 

We also need to know the approximate volume of sludge to be dewatered. This information, combined with the results from the dewatering test enables our team to calculate the number of Geotube® dewatering containers that will be needed, how large the dewatering cell will be, how much polymer will be needed and of course, how long the project will take. 

What’s your solids management or dewatering challenge? 


Contact us to discuss your solids management needs and learn how simple, low-energy solutions from Bishop Water can help. 

 Learn more about the Bishop Solids Management Solution. 

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