May 5, 2016

FILTRATION SYSTEM IMPROVES VILLAGE WATER QUALITY

Wastewater - May 5, 2016 -- IFM was hired to provide filtered and softened water to a village. The village currently uses three existing wells to provide raw water to the newly installed water treatment facility. Before the raw...
May 5, 2016

EXTENDED AERATION PACKAGE PLANT FOR NATIONAL TRAVEL CENTER FIRM

Wastewater - May 5, 2016 -- For a longtime customer, IFM was tasked with designing two parallel path solutions for wastewater treatment. We designed an extended aeration plant as well as designed and created a budget estimate fo...
February 2, 2016

EMERGENCY POTABLE WATER UNIT

Wastewater - February 2, 2016 -- With the local concern of water quality from the algal bloom increase in Lake Erie, IFM was contacted by a local Municipal Water Department to build two Emergency Water Treatment Units (EWTU). These u...
January 25, 2016

CUSTOM RO SYSTEMS HELP PLATING COMPANY REUSE WASTEWATER

Wastewater - January 25, 2016 -- IFM was brought in to aid a plating and metal finishing company reduce their waste discharge to the city. The client was unhappy with the surcharges coming from the city that came along with the treat...
January 8, 2016

PILOT SYSTEM EFFECTIVELY REMOVES SUSPENDED SOLIDS FROM...

Wastewater - January 8, 2016 -- IFM was engaged to develop a treatment process for the owner of several disposal wells in response to the enormous amount of process water created by hydraulic fracking. IFM erected and ran a scaled p...
January 7, 2016

PORTABLE REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEM FOR A MANUFACTURING...

Wastewater - January 7, 2016 -- A manufacturing facility’s current reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment system was not providing the quality of water necessary for their daily manufacturing. As a result, IFM was asked to create a tr...
December 17, 2015

INDUSTRIAL ACTIVATED SLUDGE TREATMENT CHALLENGES

Wastewater - December 17, 2015 -- Industrial treatment processes are known to treat a variety of nutrient loads; in which an elevated food: microorganism ratio can be exhibited. This elevated load on the biological population has the...
December 17, 2015

WASTE MINIMIZATION THROUGH UF AND CONCENTRATION

Wastewater - December 17, 2015 -- IFM was approached by a transmission manufacturing facility with the intent to prove ultrafiltration as a primary treatment technology. Previously about 350,000 gallons of old spent coolant was stored...
November 5, 2015

MEMBRANE FILTRATION FOR NW OHIO CLEANING SERVICE

Wastewater - November 5, 2015 -- A Northwest Ohio commercial cleaning product manufacturer contacted IFM with regards to a pretreatment system for their industrial waste. Their industrial waste contains high concentrations of CBOD-5,...
June 19, 2013

IFM UTILIZES GIM 1008 TO IMPROVE PHENOL TREATING...

Wastewater - June 19, 2013 -- Due to Ohio EPA Operator of Rule Regulations, IFM has been assisting a Northwest Ohio Phenolic Resin manufacturer with daily operations of its NPDES permitted waste- water treatment...
April 24, 2013

SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE YOUR EFFLUENT AMMONIA

Water - April 24, 2013 -- Ammonia removal is one of the most important and difficult processes to maintain in wastewater treatment plants. It can be impacted by various environmental factors, shock loading, toxicity, and solid...
April 24, 2013

COLD WEATHER NITRIFICATION CASE STUDY

Water - April 24, 2013 -- Low temperatures can have dramatic effects on a microbial community. When this happens it is important to have a microbial community that consists of microbes that are effective at removing organics a...
January 14, 2013

IFM REPLACES RETENTION TANKS AND SOFTENERS WITHOUT...

Wastewater - January 14, 2013 -- Industrial Fluid Management, Inc. was hired by National Travel Center to replace seven steel retention tanks and re-bed two softener units for their Public Water System, in Central Ohio. The retention...
November 9, 2012

IFM UPGRADES TRAVEL CENTER WATER SYSTEM WITH...

Water - November 9, 2012 -- A longtime customer of IFM often experienced issues with its water system with short well pump life and pressure problems. The problems stemmed from very large pressure tanks becoming water logged an...
November 7, 2012

IFM ASSISTS LARGE DATA CENTER WITH GLYCOL REMOVAL FROM...

Wastewater - November 7, 2012 -- IFM was approached by a very large banking data center to reduce the volume hauled from the disposal of 30% Ethylene Glycol from a 10,000 gallon chiller loop, by way of membrane filtration. Due to...
October 25, 2012

IFM RETROFITS OLD DAF INTO NEW INSTALLATION

Wastewater - October 25, 2012 -- IFM recently took part in a design/build project for a Northwest Ohio based food manufacturing company. The company contracted IFM to provide process and permit engineering along with project manageme...
August 22, 2012

IFM DESIGN/ BUILDS ZINC AND COPPER REMOVAL SKID FOR...

Water - August 22, 2012 -- IFM recently assisted a large tire and rubber manufacturer with issues associated with years of corrosion occurring in facilities’ cooling tower system. Due to the corrosion in the cooling tower...
April 28, 2012

OILY WASTEWATER FILTRATION PROJECT ENGINE PLANT...

Wastewater - April 28, 2011 -- ## Background / History One of three major US Auto Manufacturers has operated the engine block casting and engine manufacturing facility in Brookpark, OH near Cleveland since the post WWII Era. Rec...
April 23, 2012

MICROBIAL VITAMIN SOURCE AIDS IN THE RECOVERY OF...

Wastewater - April 23, 2012 -- A NW Ohio Community serviced and fully cleaned one of its Anaerobic Digesters in late 2011 / early 2012 as required for maintenance and proper operation. The facility is a trickling filter plant consi...
March 13, 2009

IFM ASSISTS NW OHIO FOOD MANUFACTURER MEET NPDES PERMIT...

Water - March 13, 2009 -- In the summer of 2004, IFM was approached by a local food manufacturer to help evaluate the performance of the polishing lagoon at this facility. The wastewater treatment plant is permitted to di...