TREATMENT/PURIFICATION SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1000
Amount: $48,504.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
1776 Ygnacio Valey Rd Ste 204, Walnut Creek, CA, 94958
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 B. GEORGE KNIAZEWYCZ
 (415) 945-6788
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE AIR FORCE DEEP BASE FACILITIES MUST OPERATE AS AN ISOLATED ENVIRONMENT FOR UPWARD OF ONE YEAR. KLM TECHNOLOGIES IS PROPOSING TO DEVELOP A WASTE WATER TREATMENT AND PURFIFICATION SYSTEM TO HANDLE LIQUID DOMESTIC, INDUSTRIAL AND MEDICAL WASTE STREAMS. THESE WASTES POSE A CHALLENGE TO PROVIDING A HIGHLY RELIABLE, LOW MAINTENANCE, LOWCOST AND LOW ENERGY SYSTEM WITH MINIMAL RESIDUE AND DISCHARGES. KLM IS PROPOSING A PHASE I PROGRAM TO EVALUATE NUMEROUS ALTERNATIVES AND TO DETERMINE A RECOMMENDED APPROACH FOR PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT IN PHASE II. KLM'S APPROACH IS BASED UPON PROVEN TECHNOLOGY FOR TREATMENT OF HUMAN WASTE, DOMSTIC GREYWATER AND VARIOUS INDUSTRIAL WASTE STREAMS. KLM IS SUGGESTING THE USE OF MEMBRANCE TECHNOLOGIES - INCLUDING REVERSE OSMOSIS AND ULTRAFILTRA TION IN CONJUNCTION WITH A BIOLOGICAL BLACKWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM AS THE BASES FOR OUR APPROACH. HOWEVER, PHASE I WILL EMPHASIZE A THOROUGH EVALUATION OF THE NEEDS AND FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVES. PHASE II WILL INVOLVE ACTUAL DEVELOPMENT.

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