Ensuring efficient bioaugmentation

A combination of natural and beneficial microbes and a good aeration system is the best way to treat water most efficiently. Adding oxygen helps keep things mixed and also reduces odour-causing bacteria. Bioaugmentation is a very efficient and cost effective biological solution to prevent or treat water quality problems.

Improving water quality through beneficial bacteria

Bishop Water is the Ontario distributor for Bacterius products, which are beneficial bacteria developed using efficient and competitive bacterial strains which can help treat, municipal and industrial wastewater through bioaugmentation.

What is Bioaugmentation?

Bioaugmentation is the practice of adding cultured beneficial microorganisms to an existing microbial community. These specially-grown microorganisms produce enzymes capable of consuming excess nutrients, organics, fats, oil, grease or hydrocarbon based contaminants. Bacterius products are developed to out-compete existing, less beneficial bacteria.

Bioaugmentation by addition of beneficial bacteria reduces:

  • Concentrations of phosphorus, nitrogen, and suspended solids
  • Odours which are caused by anaerobic sludge
  • Total sludge volume
  • Organic matter and grease

Bacterius N
The nitrifying bacteria in Bacterius N can quickly oxidize ammonia and nitrites into a non-toxic nitrogen compound. Reducing ammonia is a key factor in reducing algae in your water.

Bacterius C
This product quickly and safely eliminates organic matter and stinky muck using a blend of beneficial bacterial strains from natural aquatic environments

Bacterius No. 2
These dry beneficial bacteria keep septic systems, tanks and weeping fields clean and operating efficiently by maintaining beneficial bacteria at proper levels.

Bacterius WTF
A mixture of highly efficient natural bacteria to improve waste water treatments and to reduce FOG, BOD, COD, organic solids, sludge and odours.

Bacterius TRAP
This blend of natural bacteria found removes oil and grease (FOG) and also effectively controls odours. Vegetable and animal FOGs can be found in the grease traps of restaurants, treatment plant basins, food processing wastewater, and more.

Bacterius Sept
This product for septic tanks and chemical toilets eliminates odor problems, blockages, and overflows. These bacteria are selected to actively break down toilet paper, oils, fats, and other substances likely to cause odor and blockage problems.

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Bishop Solids Management Solution

Reduce the cost and complexity of solids collection, dewatering and containment with easy-to-operate, low-energy Bishop Solids Management Solutions.

Sludge dewaterability testing

Simple, bench-scale tests can quickly and accurately model the performance and anticipated savings of full-scale Bishop Solids Management Solutions.

ClariPhos Rare Earth Coagulant

With this advanced coagulant, wastewater treatment plants can achieve ultra-low phosphorus limits—as low as 0.07 mg/L—without the need to install or upgrade costly tertiary filtration systems.