Water Treatment Plants

Prevent biofouling

Low-power ultrasound technology

Reduce chemicals

Less chemicals required for operations

Lower bacterial counts

Ultrasound lowers the bacterial counts

Local treatment

Apply ultrasound in specific locations

Prevent taste and odour problems

The performance of drinking water treatment plants is consistent with the amount of contamination in the water. Growth of algae and biofouling in a treatment plant can cause various problems within the process including: clogging of intake screens, fouling of weirs, increased chlorine demand, tastes/ odours, and the release of toxins.

Control algae, cyanobacteria and fouling efficiently with LG Sonic ultrasound to reduce taste and odor problems in the water treatment plant.

Cooling towers

Case studies

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NIPSCO case study
NIPSCO
NIPSCO chooses a greener path to comply with NPDES

Complying with NPDES regulations In the search of an eco-friendly and effective solution to comply with NPDES discharge regulations, NIPSCO installed 5 MPC-Buoy systems at R. M. Schahfer Generating Station in Indiana, USA. High TSS and pH are mainly caused by algal blooms which are now treated with the ultrasound technology of LG Sonic. NIPSCO uses a large reservoir for settling out suspended solids prior to discharging the water back…

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Vallecitos case study
Vallecitos Water District
Improved water quality with MPC-Buoy

 Improving water quality In sunny California, MPC-Buoy technology is controlling algae in reclaimed water since 2018. Vallecitos Water District provides 5.25 million gallons recycled water for irrigation every day. TSS levels need to be low to fulfil the demands of modern irrigation systems. Algae increases TSS and clogs the filters that are in place to remove TSS prior to the distribution to the irrigation systems. This allows for less…

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Dubai municipality case
Dubai Municipality
73% blue-green algae reduction in Dubai

Reducing algae growth In August 2018, LG Sonic began a new project in Dubai in collaboration with the Dubai Municipality to control algal blooms in the Al Qudra lakes. The lakes were created by the municipality as part of a project to enrich this part of the Dubai desert. To control the algal blooms, three MPC-Buoys were installed. After 60 days, it was clear that the systems improved the water…

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Prevent biofouling in cooling towers with the LG Sonic Industrial. The Industrial Dry is installed on pipes, and the Industrial Wet within water basins.

MPC-Buoy

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Biofouling water treatment plants

Biofouling in drinking water systems has detrimental effects such as microbiological and chemical deterioration in water quality, corrosion-inducing effects, and efficiency-reducing effects in water treatment processes. The growth of algae, cyanobacteria and bacteria within the basins of the plant itself increases the demand of chemicals or filtration and in turn creates problems with THM (trihalomethane) formation.

Algae and biofouling-related problems are also often seen in sand filers, flocculation chambers, clarifiers and coagulation tanks.

Biofilm formation