A sewage treatment plant promotes the growth of bacteria that breaks down sewage by circulating air. The goal is to generate much cleaner, more environmentally friendly effluent.
It is similar to a standard septic tank, but there are some significant differences. Sewage treatment plants can treat the waste of commercial properties or a number of domestic dwellings, depending on their size.
What are the different stages of sewage treatment?
The sewage flows from the serviced property into the first chamber of the sewage treatment plant. The water sits here until the grease, oil, and scum have floated to the top and the solids have settled to the tank's bottom. The separation process is complete and the liquid is routed, into a second chamber.
This chamber has an air pump that circulates air throughout the chamber, to promote the growth of aerobic bacteria. These bacteria aids in the breakdown of contaminants in the water, thereby effectively cleaning it.
One final settlement tank is the final stage of a sewage treatment plant. This final tank allows any remaining solids to settle to the bottom, before the effluent is discharged into a soakaway or watercourse. After the treatment process is completed and the wastewater has been thoroughly treated, it can be discharged into the environment.
Why are sewage treatment plants required?
Connecting to main sewers should be the first consideration for anyone planning a new development. They are typically the most cost-effective and dependable method of dealing with wastewater. However, obtaining a mains sewer connection is not always possible.
In some cases, the distance between the nearest sewer and the land layout, make having your property serviced by a mains sewer impossible. Sewage treatment plants and other alternatives may be useful in this regard. Because, of the way sewage treatment plants work, they can be installed almost anywhere, where there is an electrical connection.
Is it still important to empty sewage treatment plants?
A sewage treatment plant's purpose is to treat sewage as thoroughly as possible and, while such plants can often handle more waste than a septic tank, they still need to be emptied on a regular basis.
Sludge can accumulate in the system over time, so it's critical to have a treatment plant serviced at least once a year, or as recommended by the installer.
Benefits of the sewage treatment plant
· Water that is clean and reusable
Even sewage is obviously harmful to the environment. As a result, any water that cannot be consumed even after treatment should be treated, to prevent pollution of the environment.
Furthermore, sewage treatment is a treatment plant that can provide clean water for reuse.
· Environmental Defence
Sewage contains a variety of waste materials, including chemicals. The sewage discharged by the industrial sector contains a hazardous chemical that, if left untreated, can be fatal. In this case, the sewage treatment plant will remove the harmful ingredients and chemical components from the water.
This will result in two outcomes. For starters, the water can be recycled for personal or industrial use. Second, you can help to reduce pollution in the environment.
· Generates energy
Isn't water the source of electricity?
As a result, the industrial sewage treatment plant can run entirely on energy generated, during the treatment process. Yes, electricity can be generated while the sewage treatment process is underway. Furthermore, it can sell the remaining electricity to the national power grid, for widespread use.
What do we offer?
If you have any questions about sewage treatment plants, or if you would like to discuss about sewage treatment, contact the Netsol Water team right away. Our team is an expert in wastewater treatment and can help you tailor a solution, to your specific requirements.
We collaborate with our clients to design a customized sewage treatment solution that meets your specific requirements, as well as an on-going service plan to completely maintain your system.