We have a lightly loaded (BOD5 -100 mg/L) municipal extended sludge plant (1500 m3/d) that sees almost zero flows during the off peak times. (3- 5 hrs/day ). As a practice we run the RAS pumps continuously throughout the day. In order to save energy is it okay to shut off the pumps when there is no flow to the plant. Would this impact the bugs?
Thanks in advance.
Red Flag Submitted
Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.
Reply To This Thread
Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.