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Our Results Speak for Themselves . . .
With lake aeration and reservoir aeration systems in operation across the country, demonstrating the effectiveness of our solutions is easy.
Here are a few Diffused Aeration Case Studies:

HIGH POINT, NC

 

USES

 

  • Municipal water supply
  • Recreational boating and fishing

PROBLEMS

  • Low dissolved oxygen levels
  • Excessive algae growth
  • Many taste and odor complaints

TREATMENT

  • Diffused aeration
  • Destratification
RESULTS TO DATE
  • Aerobic conditions year round
  • Improved overall water quality
  • Major reduction in taste and odor complaints
  • 100% increase in average filter run length
  • Increased fish density

CAMERON, MO

USES

 

  • Primary water supply
  • Recreational boating and fishing

PROBLEMS

  • Toxic blue-green algae blooms
  • Taste and odor episodes
  • Wide pH variations
  • High iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide

TREATMENT

  • Diffused aeration
  • Destratification
RESULTS TO DATE
  • Elimination of toxic blue-green algae
  • Reduced taste and odor problems
  • 39% reduction in chlorophyll
  • 20% reduction in suspended solids
  • 75% reduction in biovolume
  • Consistent lower pH, no peaking

Interested in the results of our HYPOLIM systems? Here are some Case Studies.

We have many more examples of our systems at work -- just ask.

NEWFOUNDLAND, NJ

 

USES

 

  • Primary water supply

PROBLEMS

  • Algae blooms
  • High THM levels
  • Wide pH variations
  • High iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide
  • Frequent treatment plant upsets

TREATMENT

  • Diffused aeration
  • Destratification
RESULTS TO DATE
  • Reduced algae biomass
  • Reduced iron to < 0.2 mg/l
  • Reduced manganese to < 0.12 mg/l
  • More constant quality and chemistry
  • Minimized treatment plant upsets

CUMBERLAND, MD

 

USES

 

  • Municipal water supply
  • Limited recreational fishing

PROBLEMS

  • High levels of manganese
  • DAF system difficulties
  • Potassium Permanganate (KMnO4) required

TREATMENT

  • Diffused aeration
  • Destratification
RESULTS TO DATE
  • Reduced manganese levels
  • Eliminated need for KMnO4
  • Fish stocking considered due to improved water quality

 

Leo Wentzel, GC- President

336-644-1543

leo@airation.com

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