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					   Custom Water Solutions, Inc
              and
Black Mountain Engineering, LLC
Contaminated Water Cleaning Service
          Water Quality
307-259-2776 or 602-350-2422
       cleanwater@goblueh2o.net
           www.GoBlueH2O.net
         Electro Coagulation (EC)
                    &
Advanced Mechanical Separator (AMS)
                    NO CHEMICALS USED!


                         What is it?
• The separation of contaminants from water using
  electricity and the physical separation from the water
  using stainless steel mechanical separators.
                     What is the result?
• Water that is reusable or clean enough for discharge, and
• Solids in a form that can be disposed into a non-
  hazardous landfill
ELECTRO COAGULATION
        (EC)
With the use of clean electricity, the Electro Coagulation
Systems efficiently remove a wide range of contaminants
with a single system. The result is water that is available
 for reuse and the separated solids available for resale,
reuse, or for simple removal to a non-hazardous landfill.




      6 GPM
6 GPM Unit Unit                        600 GPM Unit
   ELECTRO COAGULATION
               What it does:
• passes electricity through water using
  bipolar electric metal plates/blades.
• uses a patented chamber.
• converts alternating current (AC) to direct
  current (DC) voltage.
• destabilizes suspended, emulsified, or
  dissolved oil and other constituents in an
  aqueous medium.
       Electro Coagulation

                  +             _
         +                               -
     ELECTRODE                      ELECTRODE
       (blade)                        (blade)




                VERTICAL UPFLOW
Sacrificial electrodes – typically iron or aluminum
       ELECTRO COAGULATION
       Top View of Parallel Plates



                              Flow Spills
    Flow is
                                Over to
From Bottom Up
   Between                     Patented
                               Chamber
    Plates
Electro Coagulation Unit


                                      Plates and
                                       Patented
                                      Chamber



   6 Gallon Per Minute (gpm) System
             ElectroCoagulation
                    and
        Advanced Mechanical Separator

The EC and AMS are protected by issued patents or patents pending in
               20 countries, including the following:

•      US Pat – July 2009
•      China Patent ZL – January 7, 2004
•      Korean Patent – August 12, 2003
•      European Patent – May 14, 2003
•      New Zealand – March 31, 2003
•      US Pat – December 3, 2002
•      US Pat – October 31, 2000
•      Canadian Pat – February 19, 2002
•      Singapore Pat – July 23, 2002
•      South African Patent – December 29, 1999
•      US and World Wide Patent Pending
Advanced Mechanical Separator
          (AMS)
• After contaminated water is separated from
  the waste stream with electro coagulation, a
  Mechanical Secondary Separator is employed.
  The Advance Mechanical Separator.




                    Uses 0.10 and 0.05 micron filters
Advanced Mechanical Separator
          Post EC
• CWS and BME in concert with the manufacture’s electro
  coagulation, employs the use of a revolutionary
  processing system without having to use chemicals.

• Advanced mechanical separator (AMS) computer-
  controlled self-cleaning stainless steel separation system
  removes particles, minerals, or anything in solid form
  from production water.

• Different modules can be assembled to achieve specific
  stated objectives for cleaning various fluids.
Advanced Mechanical Separator
              &
     Electro Coagulation
Advanced Mechanical Separator
The combination of elements in the system creates a molecular separation
   between water and solids. This is accomplished through these steps:

•   Processing the raw product through stainless, sintered steel filters and air
    pressure.
•   Absolute filtration of solids to 0.05 microns.
•   Configuring the process to "target" different water and solids depending on
    the size of the filter used and the amount of air pressure applied.
•   Customizing each system to a small footprint which is energy efficient.
•   System design is fully integrated with pumps that are durable in many
    industries.
•   Each system is scalable and modular, so large integrated systems can be
    built.
•   Maintenance is simplified through the self-cleaning function of the system,
    while it operates continuously under the management of field personnel.
ELECTRO COAGULATION
   Removal Mechanisms

 Fe (or Al) ions AND electrons
     are introduced into the
         aqueous solution

• Oxidation/reduction
  reactions
• Emulsion breaking
• Halogen complexing
• Bleaching by oxygen ions
• Seeding
• Electron flooding
        Electro Coagulation &
    Advanced Mechanical Separator
                           BENEFITS
           Relative to Chemical Coagulation - CC
•   no chemicals; no chemical safety requirements
•   kills virus, cysts, & coliform bacteria
•   better removal capabilities than for CC
•   removes species that CC cannot remove
•   produces cleaner water and less sludge
•   sludge filterable; pass leachability tests
•   EC results in 80% less solids
•   Solids dewaters 76% faster
•   minimal setup time
•   no temperature effect
•   no moving parts; small footprint
       Electro Coagulation
                  Applications:
         PRETREATMENT FOR FILTRATION

• Currently, pretreatment to RO is low pressure
  membrane (UF or MF)
• But UF and MF still subject to silt and other SS
  fouling
• Removal of suspended solids is most cost-effective
  application of EC & AMS
• EC better removes Fats, Oils, & Greases (FOG)
           Electro Coagulation
Results of U.S. EPA Extraction Procedure (EP) Toxicity Tests
                          Concentration (mg/l)
Contaminant        Sample E      Sample F    Allowed Limit
                   After EC     After EC
Arsenic            <0.01          <0.01             5.0
Barium             <0.1           <0.1              100
Cadmium            <0.01          <0.01             1.0
Chromium           <0.20          <0.05             5.0
Lead               <0.05          <0.05             5.0
Mercury            <0.0002        <0.002            0.2
Selenium           <0.01          <0.01             1.0
Silver             <0.01          <0.01             5.0
       Electro Coagulation
Manufacturer’s Wastewater Before and After EC Treatment

                        Concentration (mg/l)          ___

Contaminant             Raw    After Treatment % Removal


Chromium, Total         37.9      0.10           99

Chromium, Hexavalent    21        <0.05          99

Zinc                    18.1      0.16           99
 Results of Radioactivity Testing at a Government
                      Facility

CONTAMINANT     BEFORE          AFTER          REMOVAL RATE (%)

Americium-241   71.9900 pCi/L   0.5700 pCi/L        99.20

Plutonium-239   29.8500 pCi/L   0.2900 pCi/L        99.00

Radium          1093.0000 pCi/L 0.1000 pCi/L        99.99

Uranium         0.1300 mg/L     0.0002 mg/L         99.83
         Electro Coagulation
Manufacturer’s Wastewater Before and After EC Treatment

Bacteria sp.      Raw                  After Treatment   % Removal


•Bacteria         110,000,000.00 cfu      2,700.00 cfu    99.99
•Coliform         318,000,000.00 cfu      <1.00 cfu       99.99
•E. coli          >2,419.20 mpn           0.00 mpn        99.99
•Enterococcus     83.00 mpn               >10.00 mpn      82.87
•Total Coliform   >2,420.20               0.00 mpn        99.99
      Electro Coagulation Has Been
          Successfully Used to:
• harvest protein, fat, and fiber from food processor
  waste streams
• recover emulsified oil from slop oil
• separate drilling mud to make water reusable
• clean and separate production water
• clean and separate fracturing water
• recycle water, allowing closed loop systems
• remove metals, and oil from wastewater
• recondition antifreeze by removing oil, dirt, and
  metals
     Electro Coagulation Has Been
         Successfully Used to:
• recondition brine chiller water by removing
  bacteria, fat, etc
• pretreatment before membrane
  technologies like reverse osmosis
• precondition boiler makeup water by
  removing silica, hardness, TSS, etc
• recondition boiler blow down by removing
  dissolved solids eliminating the need for
  boiler chemical treatment
      Electro Coagulation Has Been
          Successfully Used to:
• remove BOD, TSS, TDS, FOG, etc., from
  wastewater before disposal to POTW, thus
  reducing or eliminating discharge surcharges
• de-water sewage sludge and stabilize heavy
  metals in sewage, lowering freight and
  allowing sludge to be land applied
• condition and polish drinking water
• remove chlorine and bacteria before water
  discharge or reuse
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