Hydro MicroScreen demonstration days in Ely, UK
Hydro International will be operating a Hydro MicroScreen at their Ely site in July to demonstrate its screening capability. The Hydro MicroScreen is a low-energy, small footprint rotating belt screen that delivers exceptional solids removal from process water. It can save operators up to 50% in power use and has only one tenth of the footprint of multi-stage pre-treatment.
Meeting water discharge regulations is critical for industrial organisations – the more suspended solids in your effluent, the more your costs for discharge/disposal. The Hydro MicroScreen can help operators minimise these costs by capturing residual material rather than flushing it into the sewer system. This material could then be sold, repurposed or re-used.
Energy costs are one of the biggest expenses in industrial wastewater treatment with plants often using multiple step pre treatment process to reduce TSS, BOD and FOG before discharge. These processes are typically energy hungry and may also require significant plant space. Hydro MicroScreen provides energy savings of up to 50% compared to conventional primary clarification technologies. Additionally, Hydro MicroScreen is a small, accessible unit that can be maintained quickly and easily – minimising maintenance costs and reducing costly system downtime.
With a range of screen mesh sizes, Hydro MicroScreen removes contaminants with exceptional effectiveness – reducing loading on downstream processes and improving overall treatment effectiveness. Capturing TSS, BOD, FOG and even particulate phosphorus right at the start of the treatment train, Hydro MicroScreen removes damaging pollutants early and makes it easier for plants to discharge environmentally compliant effluent.
Hydro MicroScreen is ideal for fine screening, primary clarification and dewatering primary-secondary sludge blends.
Phil Collins, sales director Europe, Hydro International, says, “The Hydro MicroScreen is already well proven in other parts of the world as an effective micro screening system for industrial process water. At a cereal manufacturing facility in the US, the Hydro MicroScreen removes solids, consisting of sugars, rice, wheat, oats and oil and greases, saving 30% on the company’s surcharges and has eliminated the cost of wet solids disposal from the primary screen. It’s easy to see that comparable savings could be possible for many other industrial process water applications.”