Siemens' ISBR system to help Pennsylvania WWTP meet effluent limits, significantly reduce sludge hauling costs
Los Angeles, California, USA, 2011-Oct-17
Siemens Industry Automation Division is providing the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, USA, with a 750,000-gallons per day (2,839 m3/d) interchange sequencing batch reactor (ISBR) system. Valued at almost US$2 million, the system will be an integral part of the plant's upgrade, helping to meet effluent limits and to significantly reduce sludge production and associated hauling costs. The first such installation in the state of Pennsylvania, the ISBR system is expected to become operational by spring 2012.