Agricultural Waste Treatment

Chicken Egg Processing Plant



Issue: A chicken egg-processing plant is experiencing malodor from a 800,000-gallon lagoon in its wastewater treatment facility. BOD in this lagoon is 2,600 mg/L. Flow into the lagoon is about 35,000 GPD, and the system operator estimated influent BOD ...

Pig Nursery Lagoon Odor Reduction



Issue: A 17,000-head pig nursery is experiencing odor problems in a 16 million gallon manure lagoon. System loading is 2,890 lbs. BOD/day. Lagoon BOD ...

North Carolina Hog Lagoon



Overview:  A North Carolina company seeks to minimize pumping frequency and expense for solids removal from hog lagoons. Solution:  Install MBD Aeration based on lagoon volume.  Systems tested have an average sludge reduction from 5’ to 3.5’ ...

Iowa Dairy Lagoon



Overview:  Research project with Iowa State University measures dairy lagoon odor before and during treatment with Vacuum Bubble Aeration equipment. Results:  During treatment with MBD Aeration there is a 94% odor reduction over 48 days.  Hydrogen sulfide is ...

California Dairy Lagoon



Overview:  A 2.5 million gallon California dairy lagoon exceeds emission standards.  In addition, land application of solids is restricted in the area and an extremely expensive ...