How to identify excessive sludge accumulation in wastewater lagoons

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By Patrick Taylor

Many wastewater lagoons eventually face excessive sludge accumulation. This buildup can significantly impact the treatment process, causing several opertional issues such as odours and elevated levels of BOD, TSS, and ammonia in the effluent. Here are the most common signs of excessive sludge accumulation and a simple approach to maintain optimal system efficiency and effluent quality.

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