Septic System Diagram

Types of Aerobic Treatment Units
Submerged Aerobic Treatment Systems

Suspended Growth
Submerged Attached Growth/Fixed Film
Sequencing Batch Reactor
Rotating Biological Contactor

Suspended Growth


Aerobic microbes free swimming in the aeration chamber Mixing in the chamber mixes the microbes and the wastewater contaminants Microbial growth in equilibrium with the organic loading, Extended aeration

Submerged Attached Growth



Fixed Film Media Media is submerged in the aeration chamber Microbes are attached to the media Effluent is circulated through the media thus passing contaminants by the microbes Microbial growth in equilibrium with the organic loading, Extended aeration



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