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Sewage Treatment

Sewage Treatment Plant Bacteria

We supply live bacteria for sewage treatment plants around Ireland

Sewage Treatment Plants are important for environmental protection. They clean and purify wastewater before it is safely release back into natural water bodies. Bacteria, often referred to as 'biological agents' are central to the process. There are different kinds of sewage treatment bacteria and each one has a different role to play.

Activated Sludge Bacteria:  One of the primary types of bacteria in sewage treatment plants is the activated sludge bacteria.  These organisms feast on organic matter found in sewage, breaking it down into simpler compounds like carbon dioxide and water. This biodegradation process helps remove harmful pollutants and pathogens from the wastewater.

Nitrifying Bacteria:  Another key group of bacteria in this group are nitrifying bacteria. These microscopic powerhouses convert ammonia and other nitratrogen compoundsinto nitrates and nitrites.  This ensures that treated wastewater doesn't harm aquatic ecosystems when it's discharged.

Denitrifying Bacteria:  Denitrifying Bacteria complete the nitrogen cycle in sewage treatment plants by converting nitrates and nitrites into nitrogen gas.  The helps maintain a balance in nitrogen levels in the treated water, preventing excess nutrients causing environmental issues.

Anaerobic Bacteria: In anaerobic treatment processes, anaerobic bacteria thrive in oxygen deprived environments. They breakdown complex organic materials producing biogas as a byproduct.  This process is particularly useful for treating sludge generated during the sewage treatment process.

Drainaway Kildare reliably and affordably supplies activated, anaerobic, denitrifying and nitrifying bacteria to sewage plants across the country.

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