Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

“Voronezhsintezkauchuk” is one of the leading producers of high-quality rubber, latex and thermoelastolayer in Russia. A tour to its treatment facilities happened in April, 2011.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

At the entrance.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

The complex.

Some treatment processes occur inside the building while others are carried out outdoors.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

The complex has been designed for “Voronezhsintezkauchuk” solely and it doesn’t apply to the municipal sewage system. One of its supply pressure lines is 700 mm in diameter (the second one is backup).

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

First of all, wastewater gets to its mechanical treatment department that includes 4 wastewater mechanical treatment units Rotamat Ro5BG9 by HUBER (3 working and 1 backup). The conveyer delivers waste and sand to the ground of solid domestic waste.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

After that, this water goes to a sewage regulator. There are two of them here.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

The sewage regulators are equipped with mechanical wastewater mixing systems of a capacity of 7,580 m3.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

After that, the water is pumped to skimmers.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

The skimmers are 4 flotation installations (3 working and 1 backup).

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

They are used for saturation and coagulant supply to remove latex and other suspended particles.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Pressure flotation is used to separate light suspended particles or emulsion from liquid phase by means of air bells and reagents.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

They also use cationic flocculant, for example Zetag 7689 (about 0.8 g per 1 m3), to make flotation more effective and reduce reagent consumption.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

In the sludge drying department.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Sludge drying is carried out by adding a cationic flocculant solution.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Dried sludge undergoes disinfection and final drying.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

“Heat exchanger”.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Filtrate and dirty scourage goes to a dirty water reservoir.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

This is where a flocculant solution is made.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Behind that green door from the photo above is an autonomous boiler room.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Its blowing house is equipped with three centrifugal blowers (2 working and 1 backup). They use air for aeration, regeneration and washing of post-treatment filters.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Post-treatment is carried out by means of gravity sand filters.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

There are 10 filters here.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

High-silica sand and gravel are used.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

After that, the water undergoes ultraviolet disinfection.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Productivity of the UV installation used is 1,250 m3/h.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Scourage, sludge waters and filtrate get accumulated in the dirty water reservoir.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Then the water goes to radio precipitation tanks for clarification.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

There are 3 of them.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

This one is almost empty.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

An operator.

Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh

This is it on water purification. After UV disinfection, the water goes to the water reservoir of the city of Voronezh. The process described above guarantees that all requirements for wastewater treatment are met.

Location: Voronezh

via muph

5 thoughts on “Wastewater Treatment Facilities In Voronezh”

  1. “After UV disinfection, the water goes to the water reservoir of the city of Voronezh.”
    Note to self: Drink only bottled water in Voronezh.

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  3. Awesome post… I visited voronezh in 2005. The water had mineral content, but smell and taste was good. However the hot water was central? and not many residences had water heaters, which I found odd. But bottled water was recommended for consumption.

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