ICP selected Veolia Water Technologies to refine the process due to their experience in the industry and overall development capabilities for crystallization process design using HPD® Technology. A series of tests were conducted to simulate various stages of the proposed flowsheet with the goal of validating the overall design.
The team of Veolia Water Technologies and Michael Baker Corporation was selected to design a 10.5-MGD acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment system utilizing Veolia's DenseSludge™ technology, along with a mine dewatering pump station.
In order to avoid sediment transfer from the dredging loca on, the Total Suspended Solids (TSS) had to be limited to avoid the transfer of material. The TSS value to be respected was less than 25 mg/L.
The BioCon allowed the City of Buffalo to increase its' biosolids capacity to 1,850 tons of dry solids per year. The ERS provides over 80% of heat for the dryer from renewable fuels, and reduces the biosolids mass by 95%.