Technologies for: Water treatment - Algae

Algae control by use of bacteria & enzymes. A biological method to control algae bloom but not yet sufficiently examined?

When storing water volumes, problems with algae bloom might rise. A broad range of technologies Is commercially available. A bit less known and applied, are the enzymes and bacteria. Many scientific articles stated their importance to treat algae blooms. Enzymes like cellulases and proteases dissolve the organic molecules from algae, but also rotting leaves and […]

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Benefits of adding limestone to the pond

Water for irrigation could be taken from different types of water reservoirs such as ponds.The biggest and the most common problem with water storage is algae blooming. Traditionally, copper sulphate and manual removal have been used to provide short-term control of algae blooms. However, recent studies have shown that the use of hydrated lime is […]

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Use of the aquatic plant Chara to prevent algae bloom in ponds

Growers usually have a negative opinion about the development of aquatic plants in ponds and try to avoid it. However, they can have positive effects as competing against microalgae, thereby maintaining the water clearer and reducing the clogging risk of localized irrigation systems. Moreover, they may increase the concentration of dissolved oxygen in the water. […]

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Algae control by use of chemicals

When storing water volumes, problems with algae bloom might rise. Although numerous technologies are available to either prevent or treat algae bloom; it is not always clear under which conditions these technologies can be applied most efficiently. The addition of specific chemicals to the water bodies is one of the methods to prevent and treat […]

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