Surface aerators and submersible aeration equipment for wastewater treatment

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The activated sludge process requires certain types of microorganisms to break down organic matter in wastewater. As any other living organism, the microorganisms need energy to reproduce. When breaking down organic matter or oxidizing ammonium (NH4+) to Nitrite (NO2-) energy in the form of ATP for microorganism reproduction is released. However, both conversions need oxygen. […]