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Aeration System Upgrade Increases Flow Capacity and Reclaimed Water Availability Overview: In 2012, the Middlebury, Indiana, USA Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was faced with aging brush rotors and higher loads in their oxidation ditch system. When Mick Reese was hired as Plant Superintendent, the upgrade design was about 90% complete. The full system upgrade included […]

Brush Rotor Icing Problems Solved: Aerator Upgrades Help Wastewater Treatment Plant Survive Cold Vermont Winters More than two decades ago, cold Vermont winters brought a small wastewater treatment plant to a halt with brush rotor icing problems. A major upgrade that included the Aire-O2® aspirator aeration system not only ended the wintertime blues but helped the municipality gain the flexibility […]