Case Study

Monte Verdi WWTP, Clovis, CA

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Project in Brief

  • Project Name: Monte Verdi Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Location: Clovis, CA
  • Installation Date: April 2019
  • Source of Odors: Sprinkler Box
  • System Type: Biofilter
  • Media Type: Fiber-Max™, Crater-Max®
  • H2S Removal Efficiency: >99%

The Situation

The Monte Verdi WWTP had commissioned the furnishing of a complete biofiltration system with a concrete biofilter. GES Biotek was retained to supply and install filtration media and components for the system.

The Solution

GES Biotek specified a dual biological media setup. A base layer of Crater-Max® supported a thin film sulfur oxidizing bacteria for the removal of H2S. The top layer of Fiber-Max™ supported the growth of naturally occurring fungal and bacterial micoorganisms for the capture and degradation of organic compounds and odors. GES also supplied all necessary components, including plastic screen barriers, media support plates, irrigation system, and control package.

GES Biotek provided complete startup and installation services and performed performance verification testing to ensure the system was installed properly and was functioning to specified parameters. A one-year service agreement was included.

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