Big Data collected from three wastewater treatment plants

In water treatment it is bacteria that clean the water. So data about the micro-organisms in sludge is needed in order to have more insight and more control over the treatment process. With new technology from Oxford Nanopore Technologies that we use, this has become possible and affordable. An example …

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Troubleshooting at a highly loaded MBR water treatment plant

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Client: Logisticon Water Treatment Question: A very highly loaded MBR bioreactor (average influent concentrations COD 15.000 mg/L and ammonium 4.000 mg-N/L) showed Nitrite accumulation (up to 1.000 mg/L) and didn’t function properly. The question was to find the underlying problems and advise on the optimization of the process in order …

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Quantification of Filamentous growth in Wastewater treatment plant

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Client: Water Board Schieland and Krimpenerwaard Question: A watertreatment plant periodically has problems sludge bulking, the question was to analyse with ORVIdetect quantitative PCR to gain insight into the filamentous growth in the sludge. Work done: ORVIdetect analyses for several filamentous micro-organisms were performed on the sludge. At the moment …

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Gillesstraat commissioned by the city of The Hague

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Client: City of The Hague Question: Design, tender and guidance of the implementation of the biological in-situ remediation of the J. Gillesstraat in The Hague Work done: Development and design of a alternative approach to the remediation of CVOCs. Planning, design, modelling, selection of contractor, preparation of the remediation and …

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Chemiepack commissioned by the province of Noord-Brabant

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Client: The Province of Noord-Brabant Question: Specialist in-situ soil remediation and geohydrology Work done: As a result of the destructive fire on the premices of Chemie-Pack in Moerdijk, the local soil and water have been severely polluted. Orvion has been asked by the Province of Noord-Brabant to act as in-situ …

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