Chemical Treatment of Wastewater
Chemical treatment of wastewater is important. Wastewater comes from various sources, including homes, companies, related industries, storm drains, and stormwater water runoff. In most cases, wastewater is 99.9% water by mass, with the residual 0.1 percent of dissolved salts or other suspended matter. Excreta, cleansers from clothes washing and dishes, discarded food, grease, polymers, salts, dust, grit, and toxic metals are all examples of this material.
Some agricultural and industrial effluents may contain harmful chemicals that are environmentally damaging and must be neutralised or removed from the water before they can be safely returned to the environment. Our primary goal during the chemical treatment of wastewater is to detoxify the water and ensure that it is reliable for further use after being restored to the ecosystem as the component of the water cycle.
Chemical treatment of wastewater treatment is divided into several stages, each involving mechanical (physical), biological (biological), chemical (chemical), and membrane (filtration) processes.
One of the first decisions we make when establishing a treatment plan for your industrial wastewater is whether to include chemical or biological treatment. These two methods treat wastewater streams containing a range of contaminants using very various techniques.
To speed up decontamination, chemicals are used in a range of processes throughout the chemical treatment of wastewater. Chemical unit procedures are chemical processes that induce chemical changes and are used in conjunction with physical and biological cleanup procedures to accomplish various water standards.
Sodium hypochlorite (bleach), sodium chlorite, hydrogen peroxide, and chlorine are examples of specialised chemicals used to disinfect, sanitise, and aid in treating industrial wastewater at treatment centres.
Chemical neutralisation and stabilisation, ion exchange, chemical oxidation, and advanced oxidation, chemical precipitation, and chemical coagulation are some of the chemical process units that can be used for the chemical treatment of wastewater.
BioChem Water is a wastewater treatment company specialising in biological and chemical treatment of wastewater. Get in touch with us to establish a strategy for your wastewater treatment.