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Xiba River, Kunming, China

Treatment Objectives:

•Reduce Levels of Pollutants in River: BOD, COD, Total Nitrogen, Phosphate, Total Suspended Solids, etc.
•Restore Habitat Suitable for Higher Microscopic Life Forms and Other Aquatic Life
•Reduce Odors in the Vicinity of the River

Challenges:

•Treat Flowing River Without Impeding Flow, with Minimum Disruption to River and Surrounding Areas
•Treat at Reasonable, Sustainable Costs

Treatment Program:

•Model River, Establish Monitoring Points to Prove Effectiveness of Model
•Use “Bio-Media Zones” to Establish Fixed Film to
•Treat river in media zones and…
•Release microorganisms to treat river further downstream of media zones

Results:

•Significantly Reduced Odors in First 30 Days
•Up to 60% Reduction in Most Pollutants
•Higher Life Forms Returned After 60 Days
•Aquatic Life Began to Thrive After 90 Days
•“The Toxicity Was Eliminated from the River” – Dr. Hu Kaelin, Professor, University of Kunming
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