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Remediation of Oil Contaminated Ground and Surface Water Using Sulfate Nanofiltration Combined with High Efficiency On-Site Generation of Peroxodisulfate Using Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Electrodes

Company: Advanced Diamond TechNologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … than Pt. A cost analysis for On-site Generation of persulfate on UNCD electrodes indicates that wastewater contaminated with napthenic acid in the range of<100-200 ppm can be remediated for less than $1.00 per barrel,<$6/tonne of water, allowing direct water … more

Application of Direct Filtration Utilizing Floating Bead Filters and Flocculation Aids for Fine Suspended Solids and Phosphorus Removal

Company: AQUACULTURE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … to waste discharge from fish farms are also becoming more stringent having an environmentally sound waste management, recovery and disposal plan are thus becoming increasingly more important, particularly in marine aquaculture. Two of the primary concerns for extending water… more

Rapid, field-ready boron analysis

Company: ONDAVIA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … providing the producer with a significant expense; it can be disposed by injection in a different geologic structure or by evaporation and percolation in a surface pond, placing ground and/or surface water supplies at risk; or it can be treated and reused. Water … more

SBIR Phase I: Polymer Mesocomposites: Novel Materials for Compaction-Resistant, High-Flux Water Treatment Membranes

Company: Claytec, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project is developing novel high flux, compaction-resistant and durable polymer mesocomposite membranes for sustainable drinking water purification and water reuse. The new membranes exhibit 1) superior resistance to internal… more

Water decontamination using ozone microplasma technology

Company: KWJ Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This proposal addresses the requirements of the Army outlined in the solicitation for a high flow-rate, energy efficient and portable water treatment technology to achieve optimum water reuse for field operations by reducing contaminant levels in the wash,… more

SBIR Phase I: Development of Physico-Chemically&Biologically Activated Swelling Organosilica-Metal Composites Filter Media in Bioretention Systems for Enhanced Remediation of Ur

Company: ABSMaterials Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: …oader/commercial impacts of this research include: Substantial reduction of local toxic runoffs, protection from flooding and property damage by improving plant health and water-retainment of soils, improvement of aquatic and human health, and facilitation of sustainable water… more

Marine Aquaculture Water Reuse and Effluent Treatment Systems: An Integrated Sustainable Approach for Commercial Producers

Company: AQUA GREEN LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … spent on each task to calculate labor costs of operating the system. A cost-benefit table will be produced to compare operating costs with the cost of recovered salts. It is anticipated that the pilot-scale WWTP evaluated in this project will accomplish the goal of 100% water… more

Improving Single Pass Solids Removal in Bead Bioclarifiers by Optimizing Media Size and Shape

Company: AQUACULTURE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2007 / 2
Abstract: Commercial-scale marine aquaculture has the potential to balance the increasing demand for high-quality seafood products with the limited harvest capacity of our nations oceans. However, water reuse in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) is limited by the… more

The Application of Ferrate for Wastewater Reuse

Company: Ferrate Treatment Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2007 / 1
Abstract: … ferrate process can be integrated into an existing hypochlorite system, which is process controlled by a commonly used ORP sensor. Phase I tasks will provide a blueprint to the Phase II production and testing of an automated Ferrator suitable for integration with a water… more

Concurrent Clarification and Biological Nitrification/Denitrification in a Single Floating Bead Bioclarifier to Simplify Nitrogen Management in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

Company: AQUACULTURE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: Commercial-scale marine aquaculture has the potential to balance the increasing demand for high-quality seafood products with the harvest capacity of our nation¿s oceans. However, water reuse in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) is limited by the… more

A Vibrationally-enhanced Aquaculture Treatment System (VEATS) for Water Reuse and Effluent Management

Company: Resodyn Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2004 / 1
Abstract: Because of the severe impact of diseases on production and the environmental devastation created by many commercial aquaculture effluents, modern methods of intensive aquaculture are evolving which rely heavily on recirculating the water. This proposal addresses the need for a modular, integrated… more

EVALUATION OF A PROTOTYPE WATER REUSE SYSTEM FOR INDOOR PRODUCTION OF MARINE SHRIMP

Company: Seafood Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 1998 / 1
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An Innovative Photocatalytic Process for Silver Recovery

Company: Wangtec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 1997 / 1
Abstract: … unrecovered silver will be recovered, heated wash water will be recycled, and TiO2 will be reused. The proposed work includes fabrication of the porous-TiO2 catalyst and a performance demonstration using the catalyst in a pilot reactor for silver recovery and water … more

A MULTI-EFFECT, WIPED-FILM, ROTATING-DISK EVAPORATOR FOR THE RECLAMATION OF WATER AT ZERO GRAVITY

Company: Water Reuse Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1992 / 2
Abstract: THE EXISTING DESIGN OF THE HIGH-PERFORMANCE, WIPED-FILM ROTATING-DISK (WFRD), VAPOR-COMPRESSION DISTILLATION (VCD) UNIT WILL BE MODIFIED FOR OPERATION AT ZERO GRAVITY. BECAUSE OF ITS VERY HIGH HEAT-TRANSFER COEFFICIENT AND LOW ENERGY REQUIREMENT, THE MODIFIED WFRD UNIT HAS THE POTENTIALOF REDUCING… more

A MULTI-EFFECT, WIPED-FILM, ROTATING-DISK EVAPORATOR FOR THE RECLAMATION OF WATER AT ZERO GRAVITY

Company: Water Reuse Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1991 / 1
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NEW METHODS ARE NEEDED THAT RAPIDLY, ECONOMICALLY, AND EFFICIENTLY TREAT WASTEWATERS FOR REUSE OR DISPOSAL.

Company: Cape Cod Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: NEW METHODS ARE NEEDED THAT RAPIDLY, ECONOMICALLY, AND EFFICIENTLY TREAT WASTEWATERS FOR REUSE OR DISPOSAL. ESTABLISHED WASTEWATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES ARE EXPENSIVE AND CAN BARELY BE STRETCHED TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR WATER REUSE IN A PLANT OR… more