Aerobic Treatment Units
Aerobic Treatment Units can be used along with about any type of decentralized system. Their general use is to provide a higher treatment level of wastewater for varying purposes.
The course introduction provides background information on onsite wastewater treatment system parameters and practices. The wastewater characteristics are described to facilitate greater understanding of the interaction between a mechanical aerobic treatment unit and the user of the treatment system. The components of a mechanical aerobic treatment unit will be described. The installation practices will be presented for assembling an aerobic treatment unit. Construction techniques that facilitate system stability, accessibility, and long-term performance will be discussed. Operation and maintenance is critical to the performance of all advanced treatment systems. The operation and maintenance practices necessary for proper function are described to facilitate understanding by practitioners interested in maintaining the treatment units.