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    [post_content] => For treating wastewater systems with bioaugmentation, spring is the perfect time for treatment to begin. During the spring months, temperatures rise which increases microbial activity and speed of treatment.

Microbial Discovery Group’s Wastewater Technical Team has visited hundreds of facilities around the world and sees the same common problems when spring approaches: H2S, odors, FOG and sludge.

Paring our Biotifx® Treatment program with the microbial activity boost of spring offers solutions for:
  • Improving lagoon turnover
    • When the season changes the water in a lagoon will cycle from deep to shallow and can release odorous compounds or H2S
  • Reduce sewer or collection system gases
    • Heavy populated or tourist areas will have fewer complaints.
  • Reduce FOG accumulation with faster digestion
    • Starting sludge digestion in earnest in all systems can improve the quality of treatment.
  H2S & Odor As temperatures and microbial activity increases wastewater can become anaerobic much faster. This will create conditions to excessive odors and H2S generation (See figure 1). Our Bacillus bacteria can preventatively reduce the production of H2S and odors during these times without the need for extensive and reactive chemical methods. Figure 1: This graph is showing how much H­S gas production can change over the course of a year.   Sludge & Fats, Oils, and Grease Treating in the springtime is a game-changing practice when it comes to sludge and FOG. The primary time to biologically digest and remove sludge and FOG from any system is the summertime. Seeking out locations early in Spring affected by FOG, Sludge or H2S like sewer systems, lagoons and sludge tanks can reduce the buildup before things accumulate or worsen during warm months. ​Building end-user confidence is achieved with proven results. Take advantage of the advantages spring has to offer through bioaugmentation. To learn more about Biotifx and how you can rollout our Biotifx program for your customers, contact us and one of our wastewater representatives will reach out to you. [post_title] => Spring Treatment: Take Advantage of Faster Treatment [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => spring-treatment-take-advantage-of-faster-treatment [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2021-05-13 13:55:45 [post_modified_gmt] => 2021-05-13 18:55:45 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.mdgbio.com/?p=6570 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw )
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Spring Treatment: Take Advantage of Faster Treatment

  • MDG
  • May 11, 2021
For treating wastewater systems with bioaugmentation, spring is the perfect time for treatment to begin. During the spring months, temperatures rise which increases microbial activity and speed of treatment. Microbial Discovery Group’s Wastewater Technical Team has visited hundreds of facilities around the world and sees the same common problems when spring approaches: H2S, odors, FOG and sludge. Paring our Biotifx® Treatment program
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Under the Microscope, MDG’s Microbiologist II: ALEMAYEHU DASHO

  • Justin Reminger
  • February 23, 2021
MDG’s Microbiologist II, Alemayehu Dasho, is a familiar face in the lab. From working on samples to presenting his finding to the team he does it all with a smile.   What drew you to Microbial Discovery Group? I used to work in a veterinary clinic where I had a chance to treat animals with antibiotics for bacterial-related infectious diseases. After treatment, many animals have been exposed to digestion-related problems because
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2B or Not 2B? Success Criteria for Economical Bacillus Scale-Up

  • Mike King
  • January 20, 2021
Typically, one of the first questions a contract fermentation customer will ask us is how quickly we can get them to economical commercial production. From our years of experience, we commonly find that if the customer can get 2 Billion CFU/ml (2B) in a standard media such as Trypticase Soy Broth (TSB) or Nutrient Broth (NB), we tend to be able to get them to commercial production in 8-12 weeks. However, if the customer is in the 107 or 108
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Oil vs. Bacillus

  • MDG
  • January 6, 2021
If you’re in the business of keeping your customers' kitchens running safe and clean, you’re aware of the impact cooking oil can have over time on drains and pipes. A lot of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) can build up in systems like grease traps, sewage systems and industrial systems. Eventually, the FOG from both commercial and residential food preparation can accumulate in pipes and lead to major issues like sewer overflows, problems at
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Under the Microscope, MDG’s Industrial & Institutional Sales Manager: Jenna Trusso

  • MDG
  • November 25, 2020
Jenna Trusso, Industrial & Institutional Sales Manager, is always ready to offer a helping hand. We recently sat down with the head of our Feed Clean Save program to learn more about how it has grown and what's planned for the future What is the MDG Feed Clean Save Committee? MDG’s vision is to Feed, Clean and Save the World. While our products do that each and every day, our employees also like to extend efforts locally through
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New Lagoon Microbial Treatment

  • MDG
  • November 23, 2020
Franklin, WI - Microbial Discovery Group (MDG), a leading Bacillus fermentation company, announced the newest addition to their Biotifx® wastewater treatment line – 40B Water Soluble Packets. The Biotifx 40B Water Soluble Packet is a highly concentrated, microbial treatment for lagoons and other large wastewater systems. The powder is pre-measured and the packaging dissolves in water, making it easy for operators to apply. Effective
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How to Increase Your Sales

  • MDG
  • November 17, 2020
Could you benefit from higher income per sales hour? Lower hours spent per close? Higher close rates? This is what’s possible when you distribute quality, science-backed bioaugmentation solutions that are paired with an easy-to-understand, product education program for your sales team. Premium Solutions + Effective Training = Success At MDG, we’ve taken the time to work with the scientific community to not only understand what’s
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Cleaning with Biosurfactants

  • MDG
  • November 6, 2020
In your search for environmentally friendly cleaning ingredients, you’ve likely come across the term ‘biosurfactants’. Do you know what they are – and what they do in bio-enzymatic cleaners? Read on to become armed with the knowledge you need to make informed formulation decisions. What is a Biosurfactant? A biosurfactant is a biologically derived substance that helps reduce the surface tension of a liquid in which it’s
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Resolving Toxic Upsets: Quats in Wastewater

  • MDG
  • October 15, 2020
Earlier in this article series, we touched on how bioaugmentation treatments for wastewater have been around for 50+ years to help resolve toxic upsets. We also explored how Bacillus, a certain genus of bacteria that can be used in microbial treatments, are resilient to oxidizers. Today, we’ll examine how Bacillus are resistant to another powerful but non-oxidizing anti-microbial: Quats. What are Quats? Quaternary ammonium compounds
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Winter Wastewater Treatment: Don’t Leave Your Customers Out in the Cold

  • MDG
  • September 24, 2020
When distributors participate in our Biotifx® program, they become armed with the knowledge and confidence they need to support their customers with superior microbial wastewater treatments – even during the winter months. The program includes onsite training, straightforward product application guides and tools, even an on-site technical service rep if/whenever needed. And cool products too. Help Improve Cold Weather Performance A few
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