Integrated Solutions for Biofuels Industry

As a company, U.S. Water has provided engineering, equipment, start-up services, treatment chemical and related consulting services to more dry grind ethanol plants than all other water treatment companies combined, no one can match our experience. Cutting edge water treatment system design, state of the art chemistry and world class service are the trademarks of our company. Our staff of design engineers has gained a reputation for solving challenging water treatment issues. From sophisticated pretreatment for ground water or graywater, to zero liquid discharge systems, we can help you out.  

In 2007, U.S. Water formed the unique team, U.S. Water Ethanol Process Technologies, to help focus the scientific and engineering resources of U.S. Water on improving ethanol plant efficiencies and reducing process bottlenecks. This team works side by side with our sales representatives to impact the following areas:

  • Safety
  • Increased Production
  • Lower Cost of Operations
  • Reduced Maintenance
  • Compliance

Our EPT team, in conjunction with our sales force, helps you achieve impact in these areas by providing capabilities that allow you to: 

Meet Project Time Lines & Budgets

U.S. Water understands the need to get a project finished fast, because as they say, time is money. For example, when we were asked to design a 1,400 gpm cold lime softening/river water clarification plant for an ethanol customer with a tight time line, we rose to the challenge. Just six months from the day we received the project go ahead, the plant successfully started up.  

Reduce Water & Energy Use

From design to installation of ongoing water treatment, U.S. Water provides all of the steps that lead to successful water re-use. Each unique solution provides you with an all inclusive, turn key chemical and equipment package that alleviates concerns of effluent discharge, water availability, and water quality. U.S. Water provides a variety of chemistries specific to the biofuels industry including boiler chemistry, cooling chemistry, zero and low phosphorous chemistry, scrubber water treatments and process chemistry; as well as a variety of equipment solutions like water softeners, clarification and lime softening, filtration systems, customized RO platforms, chemical feed systems, controllers and automation systems

Reduce Environmental Impact

As mandatory discharge limits continue to become more stringent, solutions for permit conformance can required integration between chemicals, process and equipment, as well as an understanding of the entire facility water balance. U.S. Water Engineers have a proven track record of helping customers meet discharge permits through water re-use solutions, equipment installation, or use of U.S. Water's integrated zero liquid discharge systems like what we were able to provide to Big River Galva in Illinois and Pacific Ethanol in Madera, CA to name a few.  

Contact a Business Leader for the Biofuels Industry

For questions regarding how U.S. Water can help provide integrated solutions to positively impact your biofuels plant - Contact Todd Emslander to learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals.

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