Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR)

MBBRs are commonly used for industrial wastewater pretreatment applications. These systems combine our specialties of wastewater systems, biology, and controls.

What is an MBBR?

Moving bed biofilm reactors (MBBR) are wastewater systems using a biological technology to better clear the wastewater. MBBRs are suitable for industrial, and municipal, wastewater treatment applications. MBBR's provide pretreatment of wastewater by utilizing biology. These wastewater systems help industrial and municipal plants remove BOD from their wastewater. MBBRs also help the nitrification, and denitrification of wastewater. MBBRs are a great system choice as they are very effective and reduce costs.

About MBBR

MBBR systems consist of large water tanks. Inside these tanks are wastewater and biofilm media carriers. The media provides a protected surface area for the acclimation of bacteria. The bacteria that grow on the media help break down elements of the wastewater. Made of high-density polyethylene, our media carriers have an effective life of over fifteen years. The microorganisms breakdown the wastewater. These microorganisms are then sloughed off of the media and are discharged with the treated water. MBBR systems are ideal for the pretreatment of wastewater streams that contain organics.

bioprocessH2O's MBBR wastewater technology provides a cost-effective and easy to operate solution for wastewater issues. Our systems are durable against toxic shock loads, compact, and require minimal maintenance. The systems are custom-built, cost-saving, and environmentally friendly. We build and design for municipal and industrial applications. We also offer top-class biofilm carriers which are perfect for attached growth. Check out our case study library to see how our wastewater treatment plants have helped our clients!

Capabilities

  • Efficient Reduction of BOD
  • Nitrification of Ammonia/Denitrification
  • IFAS (Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge)
  • Single-pass Biofilm treatment process
  • Load Responsive
  • Ideal for High Loads
  • Robust Biofilm Process
  • Resilient to Toxic Shock

Benefits

  • Cost Effective
  • Compact Footprint
  • Easy to Operate
  • Easily Expandable
  • Reduce Energy Costs
  • Modular Design
  • Minimal Operator Attention
  • Minimal Maintenance
  • Long Life Expectancy of Biofilm Media Carriers

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Kraft-Heinz

bioFAS™ MBBR - Three Systems across the USA reducing BOD down to Regulatory Standards. We help our clients save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year and keep their wastewater clean.

Kanpak

Kanpak

  bioFAS™ MBBR System effectively removes BOD by >90% and easily meets the discharge permit requirements. The existing DAF was not providing adequate pretreatment prior to discharge to the local municipality. Two of our systems paired with an MBBR fixed the problem.

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