Case Studies

Case Studies

Temporary Phenol Oxidation Program to Support a Refinery Aeration Basin Turnaround – Lab Treatability Testing Through Successful Full Scale Implementation – A Case Study

ABSTRACT

In 2015, a maintenance turnaround of the wastewater aeration tank was undertaken at United Refining Company in Warren, PA. During the planned 70 day turnaround, the refinery needed a temporary chemical oxidation program to...
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The Cloevis® Biofilm Removal System: Results from Early US Commercial Applications

Abstract

Free Nitrous Acid (FNA) is the active agent underlying a new biofilm removal technology (“Cloevis”) for controlling sulfide production in wastewater force mains. The technology was developed at the University of Queensland and,...
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THE USE OF PEROXIDE REGENERATED IRON-SULFIDE CONTROL (PRI-SC)™ FOR LONG DURATION COLLECTION SYSTEM SULFIDE CONTROL AT THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

Abstract

Corrosion of collection system piping and components has become a big problem for many municipalities trying to handle growth while obtaining the maximum service life for existing collection system infrastructure. The goal of this...
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Treatment of Refinery Wastewater Containing High Concentrations of Chemical Oxygen Demand and Total Sulfides for Low Odor Processing through a Capacity-Challenged Bioreactor

ABSTRACT

Shell Puget Sound Refinery (PSR) is a fully-integrated production facility that first went on stream in September 1958, initially processing up to 45,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Currently, the plant processes...
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Turn-Key H2O2 Bulk System for Contact Loop Tote Replacement

A steel mill was having issues with their sodium hypochlorite and tote hydrogen peroxide system. USP Technologies (USP) was brought in to design a bulk ful

USP designed and provided 50% hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a 3,000...
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USP-OC31TM, CHLORITE OXIDANT BLEND, FOR SULFIDE AND ORGANIC ODOR CONTROL

Introduction

USP-OC31 is a chlorite-based oxidant blend that is designed to efficiently and rapidly oxidize hydrogen sulfide and organic odors in wastewater collection systems, treatment plants (headworks, thickeners, dewatering operations) and industrial wastewaters. USP-OC31 is...
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USP-OC31TM, CHLORITE OXIDANT BLEND, FOR SULFIDE AND ORGANIC ODOR CONTROL

Introduction

USP-OC31 is a chlorite-based oxidant blend that is designed to efficiently and rapidly oxidize hydrogen sulfide and organic odors in wastewater collection systems, treatment plants (headworks, thickeners, dewatering operations) and industrial wastewaters. USP-OC31 is...
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Vapor Fogging Technology for Hydrogen Sulfide and Mercaptan Control

A Southwest wastewater treatment facility was experiencing vapor hydrogen sulfide and mercaptan odors in the headspace of one of their pump stations. USP Technologies (USP) provided a proprietary vapor fogging technology (VFT) which involves fogging a dilute...
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