Blue Water Technologies Inc. is a company dedicated
to the treatment of water. The services they offer
range from primary wastewater treatment to advanced effluent polishing
to environmental remediation processes. They are the sole
manufacturer of Centra-flo
filters, as well as the sole distributer of Salsnes filters
in the United States.
One of the services that Blue Water offers is the
removal of phosphorous from the effluent of a wastewater treatment
plant. They use their Centra-flo
filter, as well as a chemical agent to remove the phosphorous from the
water. In an effort to demonstrate these methods, Blue Water
travels around the country and sets up pilot units for potential
During the setup of the pilot units, the most
difficult task is filling the filters with the filter media, sand.
Currently their loading process involves renting large
equipment, and precariously placing a worker on top of the filter.
This method is costly, time-consuming, and unsafe.
Blue Water Technologies Inc. has asked team
Pump IT! to design an appropriate method
to charge their BluePRO treatment