Nitrex(TM) Passive Nitrogen Removal Systems flyer

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A flyer about Nitrex(TM) Passive Nitrogen Removal Systems. Distributed during a Buzzards Bay Coalition 2014 Decision Makers mini-workshop on nitrogen-reducing septic systems. Learn more at www.savebuzzardsbay.org/DecisionMakers

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Nitrex(TM) Passive Nitrogen Removal Systems flyer

  1. 1. Truly Best Available Nitrogen Removal Technology Passive –Low Energy–Low Maintenance Individual & Neighborhood/Community Applications - Achieving Total Nitrogen < 3 mg/l Wastewater Treatment - Mashpee, MA – 6,000 gpd - TN < 3 mg/l Groundwater Treatment – PRB : Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (WBNERR), Falmouth, MA  Malibu CA Nitrex Treatm ent System Effluent Total Nitrogen (mg/l) Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Annual Geo 3 yr Geo Mean mean 4.90 1.72 1.90 2.04 2.35 Nitrate – N Average Effluent Quality < 0.1 mg/l Individual Systems – Calvert County MD Calvert County, MD NitrexTM Systems Data Lusby St. Leonard # 1 Nitrex 2.23 1.89 2.09 See other side for more information Geomean TN % Removal TM St. Leonard # 2 Effluent Total Nitrogen 2.0 3.8 2.1 96.6% 93.7% 96.4%
  2. 2. NitrexTM Nitrogen Removal Systems - Nitrogen Removal Performance Site # Location Application Single Family Residence (SFR) SFR SFR SFR SFR SFR Septic Tank NitrexTM Effluent Total Effluent Total Nitrogen Nitrogen Quality (mg/l) Quality (mg/l) Sampling Frequency Total Period of Nitrogen Percent (%) From To Removal 60.0 Est. 1.97 quarterly 96.7% Sep-09 present Est. Est. Est. Est. Est. 2.8 2.95 2.8 3.29 4.00 95.3% 95.1% 95.3% 94.5% 93.3% Sep-09 Sep-09 Mar-10 Aug-09 Dec-11 30 unit subdivision 56.0 3.00 94.6% May-06 present 40 unit subdivision 45.1 2.2 quarterly quarterly quarterly annually every 2 months monthly for 18 months then quarterly monthly for 18 months then quarterly 95.1% Oct-07 present Suffolk County NY Environmental Center Environmental Center 100.0 1.90 quarterly 98.1% Aug-11 present Bogue Sound Elementary & Croatan High School, Newport NC Elem & High School 106.1 3.11 weekly for 8 weeks, monthly for 9 months, quarterly 97.1% Jan-10 present Shopping Center Restaurants & Retail 66.2 3.04 weekly 95.4% Jul-07 12 Stone Residence SFR 56.5 2.2 96.1% Dec-00 May-03 13 Fleming Residence SFR 68 2.65 96.1% Dec-00 Mar-03 14 St. Ignatius, MT SFR 46.1 3.4 65 total samples 92.6% Oct-99 Aug-01 330 39.3 4.5 Monthly for 30 months, weekly for 12 months 88.5% Oct-01 Oct-05 1 2950 Beacon Court, Lusby, MD 2 3 4 5 6 6500 Long Beach Drive, St. Leonard, MD 6586 Long Beach Drive, St. Leonard, MD 18040 Barnesville Road, Barnesville, MD 1933 Clifton Road, Virginia Beach, VA Dana Drive, Crawfordville, FL 7 Mashpee, MA Main St Villages 8 Eastham, MA Bracket Landing 9 10 11 Malibu Village Plaza 15 Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, Cape Cod MA 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 60.0 AVERAGE OF ALL SYSTEMS Acknowledged in the Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems chapter of the US EPA’s Guidance for Federal Land Management in the Chesapeake Bay: TM  Nitrex produces effluent with 2.2 mg/l TN (see pages 6-14 & 6-18)  Recommended use of permeable reactive barriers (PRB) (see page 6-5) http://www.epa.gov/nps/chesbay502/pdf/chesbay_chap06.pdf Suffolk County, NY Evaluation of Alternative Wastewater Nitrogen removal Systems, June 2013 TM “The Nitrex System was the only treatment system that consistently met 10 mg/L total nitrogen in the TM discharge. Nitrex data averaged TN < 2 mg/l.” 2.92 monthly for 23 months monthly for 21 months present present present present present present 94.9% “Regarding Nitrogen Management & Water Quality – All roads lead to Lombardo Associates” Baykeeper Relevant Experience: • Author of HSPF – water quality model used by US EPA and others for TMDL determinations • Engineered TMDL Compliant Plans Mashpee, MA (Cape Cod); East Hampton, NY; Wakulla Springs, FL; Washoe County, NV TM • Developed Nitrex technology for wastewater & groundwater treatment – proven ability to achieve highest levels of N removal

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