Hydromentia – Algae System
THE LEADER IN NATURAL, COST EFFECTIVE & SUSTAINABLE WATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES
About the Company:
HydroMentia’s water treatment technologies – featuring the Algal Turf Scrubber® (ATS™) – harness nature’s power to restore polluted lakes, streams, and estuaries. Suitable for point and nonpoint source applications, these systems provide reliable and quantifiable nutrient pollution control. HydroMentia’s patented technologies are sustainable and economical: A managed approach that results in significant savings in both land and treatment costs.
About the Solution:
HydroMentia offers managed aquatic plant systems for cost-effective and sustainable water treatment. Whether the treatment goal is pollutant load or concentration reduction, these systems meet stringent new regulatory standards with minimal land requirements.The Algal Turf Scrubber® provides the industry’s highest nitrogen and phosphorus removal rates. Capable of operating within a broad range of temperatures, the Algal Turf Scrubber® offers superior nitrogen and phosphorus recovery when applied to stormwater runoff, impaired surface waters, and agricultural and domestic wastewater.
Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators
Anaerobic Digester Associated Technology:
NOTE: There are several technology types that are used as part of an integrated manure management system that includes an anaerobic digester and are not applicable to manure management in other cases. The impact of these technologies on the critical indicators are represented as those of an entire anaerobic digester system.
- Long usable life and can be run reliably
- Creates energy and generates environmental credits
- Requires proper preparation of the feedstock
- Requires other technologies for energy utilization
- Requires other technologies for digestate handling
- Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
- Proven technology for odor control, GHG reduction and pathogen reduction
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1. OPERATIONAL HISTORY