Aqua

AquaABF®

Automatic Backwash Filter

For more than 25 years, the AquaABF® Automatic Backwash Filter has received wide acclaim for its successful performance in municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment. It has proven to be an efficient means of treating potable water, reducing turbidity and suspended solids in industrial process makeup water, and providing reuse quality effluent in municipal wastewater applications.

 

The AquaABF filter is a continuous rapid-rate, gravity filter utilizing granular media. The filter is simple to operate and offers a competitive cost and energy efficient design, making it the logical alternative to other filtration systems.

Features

    Adaptable design utilizes cast-in-place concrete or steel package tanks

    - Concrete filters available in standard widths of 6,9,12.5, and 16 ft. (1.8, 2.7, 3.8, and 4.9 m)

    - Package filters available in sizes ranging from 4 ft. x 8 ft. (1.2 m x 2.4 m) to 9 ft. x 40 ft. (2.7 m x 12.2 m)

     

    Mono media sand, dual media sand and anthracite, or granular activated carbon

     

    Continuous filtration, even during backwash mode

     

    Fully automatic; minimal operator attention required

Advantages

    High quality effluent

     

    Low maintenance; no pipe galleries or air blowers

     

    Low head requirements

     

    Low capital cost and installation cost

Applications

    Municipal Water
    - Turbidity reduction
    - Color reduction
    - Organics removal
    - Iron and mineral removal
    - Taste and odor control

     

    Municipal Wastewater
    - Suspended solids reduction
    - BOD, COD, TOC reduction
    - Reuse
    - Wastewater odor control

     

    Industrial Water or Wastewater
    - Solids removal
    - Turbidity reduction of process makeup water
    - Chemical precipitate removal
    - Toxic chemical reduction
    - Suspended solids, BOD, COD, TOC reduction


Typical Concrete AquaABF Filter

 
 
 
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