Drinking water requires the precise application of the oxygen molecule in several parts of a water treatment process train. On-site oxygen generators can be used for odor control applications and to generate ozone for disinfection or remediation. Oxygen also plays a role in wastewater treatment for aerobic digestion and in aquaculture where the demand for dissolved oxygen in a body of water rises as the number of aquatic species in the water increases.
In this article, we look at on-site systems used to provide oxygen for odor control.
Pacific Consolidated Industries (PCI) (www. pcigases.com), a California-based manufacturer of oxygen generators used in water and wastewater applications, conducted an energy study on behalf of a Southern California municipality. This study compared life cycle costs of two technologies— Vacuum Swing Adsorption (VSA) and Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA)—used to generate on-site oxygen supply for two separate lift station odor control projects. Each lift station was supplied oxygen by the competing oxygen supply technologies.
... to continue reading you must be subscribed