Effluent & Wastewater Treatment

Effluent and wastewater are treated using a variety of physical, chemical and biological processes to eliminate pollutants. Once treated effluent and waste water can be released back into the water system or recycled for use.

The type and grade of lime used generally depends on size of the treatment plant and quantities of lime required. Lime is normally used in the form of a slurry, or milk of lime. Using quicklime (calcium oxide) requires the installation of special “slaking” equipment but entails lower material costs. Quicklime is commonly used for the largest systems.

Hydrated lime (calcium hydroxide) is more costly but requires less equipment. It is generally used for medium size installations. Pre-prepared milk of lime requires the simplest type of equipment and provides a highly efficient solution for smaller systems.

We work closely with our customers to identify the most efficient, cost effective and sustainable lime solution for their Wastewater requirements, ensuring maximum return on investment.

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Lime products for effluent & wastewater treatment

Buxton Lime offers a range of high purity lime solutions to meet the needs of all types of effluent and wastewater treatment plants.

Calbux Quicklime

Calbux Quicklime

The Calbux range is of consistent high purity and available in a range of reactivities to suit any quicklime reactor or slaking process.

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Hydrated Lime

The Limbux range includes a comprehensive choice of high quality hydrated limes, including specialist grades to meet specific applications.

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Liquid Lime

Kalic pre-prepared liquid limes are highly stable in suspension and very fast reacting. This not only makes them easy to use and store, but also extends plant life and lowers maintenance costs

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