Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Technologies and Solutions

Federal and state regulatory agencies increasingly require wastewater monitoring and testing. Calgon Carbon has the products, services and technical expertise to help facilities meet demanding wastewater discharge regulations, and to qualify for permits from the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).

Industrial Wastewater Technologies/Solutions:

Industrial wastewater discharge can carry a variety of pollutants that can adversely affect the ecology of receiving lakes, streams and rivers. Calgon Carbon offers a variety of advanced industrial wastewater treatment technologies to prevent the migration of contaminants into protected waters.

Interactive Guides For Industrial Wastewater Treatment Systems

Typical Oil Refinery Wastewater System
Typical Petroleum Refining Operation

Activated Carbon

Powdered and granular activated carbons remove organic chemicals and reduce toxicity in wastewater to allow safe discharge into surface water. It is highly effective for odor removal and for the treatment of soluble organic chemicals, endocrine disruptors and other contaminants of emerging concern.

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Reactivation Services

Calgon Carbon offers safe and economical spent carbon handling and thermal reactivation (total destruction of the adsorbed organics), including RCRA Hazardous spent carbons, in conjunction with fresh carbon supply and provides personnel and equipment to perform the carbon exchange on a turnkey basis.

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Calgon Carbon can design and engineer ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems incorporating the product line to treat the flows of most open channel wastewater streams and combined sewer overflows. UV technology disinfects wastewater by scrambling the DNA of organic contaminants without creating harmful by-products. Combined with hydrogen peroxide, UV technology also is highly effective for the abatement of nitrosamines, pharmaceutical products, personal care products and endocrine disrupters.

Ion Exchange

Ion exchange technology removes the perchlorate, nitrate and hexavalent chromium from industrial wastewater.

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Calgon Carbon can provide a wide range of capital and service equipment to address specific customer needs. Flow rates from less than a few liters per minute to thousands of gallons per minute are effectively and economically treated through Calgon Carbon designed and manufactured equipment.

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