Industrial wastewater storage solutions are in demand across a wide variety of industries and sectors. Wastewater is defined as any type of water that is contaminated with chemicals, oil, fuel, grease, etc. Xerxes fiberglass tanks are the ideal storage vessel for all types of wastewater, from leachate to gray water. Learn more about industrial wastewater storage and fiberglass tanks in our blog, or visit our website.
Xerxes Fiberglass Tanks: The Ideal Industrial Wastewater Storage Tank
Storing industrial wasterwater is no easy task. The storage vessel needs to be able to stand up to a variety of chemicals that can be present in industrial waste. The ability to resist corrosion and rust is a necessity for any vessel storing industrial wastewater. Fiberglass is highly resistant to corrosion and rusting, and stands up to wastewater much better than concrete.
Here are some examples of Xerxes fiberglass tank designs and how they are used for wastewater storage applications.
Dual-Compartment Septic Tanks
These tanks are separated into two compartments with a baffle, which helps control the waste stream. Utilizing one tank with multiple compartments is a better option than using two or more separate tanks, as this increases the possibility of failed connections.
These tanks are ideal for:
- Septic systems in schools
- Small business parks
- Other small-scale applications
Large Commercial Septic Tanks
Large commercial septic tanks reduce the total number of tanks needed in large scale septic applications, and can serve as two-tank or even one-tank operations. In addition “Xerxes access-opening designs can also accommodate multiple pump cambers that are often necessary in large commercial-size tanks.”
- Conference Centers
One secondary wastewater treatment method involves recirculation of the water through a natural filter such as peat or sand to remove contaminants and suspended solids. Xerxes fiberglass recirculation tanks can be installed as a new system, or custom designed to fit the needs of an existing system that is being retrofitted.
- Retrofitting old septic systems to meet new regulations.
Dosing tanks “receive the wastewater from a septic tank at two points in the process – after primary treatment and/or after secondary treatment – and then dispense of the effluent for final dispersal and/or disinfection.”
This constant influx and emptying of water results in significant changes in pressure throughout operation. Xerxes fiberglass tanks have the structural integrity to be able to handle these pressure changes.
Prepackaged Treatment System
Prepackaged treatment systems all require a wastewater storage vessel that can be customized to fit the design of the system. Xerxes fiberglass tanks can be designed to meet the needs of sequenced batch reactors, aerobic treatment units, membrane bio-reactors, and other prepackaged treatment systems.
- Manufacturing facilities
- Housing developments
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