HOW THE YDRO PROCESS WORKS

  • The Ydro Process® Microbial populations continually adapt to changeable conditions to ensure targets are consistently met
  • Added bacteria become dominant and existing bacteria adapt and is assimilated
  • Added microorganisms produce enzymes which enhance the biological process
  • Degradation of complex organic molecules, oils and greases into simple ones leads to production of Volatile Fatty Acids (VFAs), i.e. Acetic, Butyric, Propionic Acid etc
  • VFAs are then easily converted to Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) in aerobic conditions and methane (CH4) and hydrogen (H2) in anaerobic conditions – and also into free, available energy
  • Molecular breakdown and destruction in 80% of total biomass via a metabolic pathway, Catabolism. Only 20% of total biomass is utilised for new bacteria synthesis
  • The Ydro Process® requires less oxygen: Ammonia (NH4+) is converted to Nitrites (NO2-) then Nitrogen (N2), without first being converted to Nitrates (NO3-) – where highest Oxygen usage occurs (depending on operational conditions)

All of Our Microbial Products

  • Are naturally occurring bacteria
  • Are NOT animal derived
  • Are NOT genetically modified (NON-GMO)
  • Are NON-toxic and NON-pathogenic
  • Include additional strains according to the treated waste
  • Require a maturation time
  • Contain 109 c.f.u in each gram
  • Duplicate their population every 20 minutes during the maturation time
  • Works in 4ºC and above

The YDRO Process® creates suitable and optimum conditions for the growth, the reproduction and the operation of the microbial product which contains:

  1. Hydrolyzing Enzymes
  2. Facultative cultures
  3. Aerobic cultures
  4. Micronutrients
  5. Bio-enhancers

Biological Reaction in an Aerobic Environment

Biological Reaction in an Anaerobic/Facultative Environment

The Nitrogen Cycle with the Ydro Process®

Implementing the Ydro process in the sewer grid:

  • Eliminates the city odours(grids, manholes, pumping stations)
  • Degrades Fats/Oils/Grease
  • Cleans out the grid, manholes and pumping stations – no cleaning/ unclogging required
  • A sewer system becomes a pre-treatment reactor where anaerobic/facultative/aerobic conditions allow degradation of organic load of up to 80% (<100 mg/lt COD). WWTP then requires less time/ energy to treat remaining load.
  • Ydro products contain Sulphate Reducing Bacteria which blocks formation of Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) (cause of odours/formation of Sulphuric Acid (H2SO4)) and so prevents sewer pipeline corrosion – this results in huge savings in repair costs.

Micropollutants in Wastewater

Extensive research has confirmed that the occurrence of micropollutants in various streams of municipal wastewater treatment plants creates extremely serious environmental issues. Increased use of pharmaceuticals, caffeine etc. increases micropollutant concentration in wastewater treatment plants and then in recipient water bodies. The YdroProcess® is unique in its ability to degrade micropollutants – resulting in huge savings in costs/repairs. The following micropollutants were monitored:

  • HDR – Hydrochlorothiazide
  • FUR – Furosemide
  • IBU – Ibuprofen
  • RAN – Ranitidine
  • AZI – Azithromycin
  • CLA – Clarithromycin
  • ATR – Atorvastatin
  • ATE – Atenolol
  • OME – Omeprazole
  • CRB – Carbamazepine
  • ACE – Acetaminophen
  • CAF – Caffeine

THE YDRO PROCESS® APPLICATIONS

Industrial

  1. Milk and dairy industries
  2. Breweries
  3. Slaughterhouses and Poultry Industry
  4. Landfills
  5. Large Hotel Groups
  6. Septic Tanks and Cesspools
  7. Lakes, Ponds, Lagoons and Bodies of Water
  8. Organic Residue Treatment  Plants and Anaerobic Digesters
  9. Composting and Fertilizer Production Sites
  10. Textiles and Tanneries
  11. Steel and Aluminum Industries
  12. Oil and Gas Industries and Refineries
  13. Fruit, Juice and Beverages Industry
  14. Olives and Olive Oil Processing Wastewater
  15. Freshwater Aquaculture Facilities
  16. Portable Toilets
  17. Cruise Ships

Municipal

  1. Aerobic & Anaerobic Treatment Processes
  2. Sewer Grid Dosing Solution
    -for odor control
    -for influent parameters reduction/sludge reduction

THE YDRO PROCESS® BENEFITS