Keep the phosphorus in the biosolids,
not in your return water

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innovative, environmentally friendly nutrient removal chemistry

Creston’s NClear technology is an innovative, environmentally friendly nutrient removal chemistry. Its dual-purpose formulation enhances biosolids handling while reducing phosphorus concentrations in water.

Our chemistry offers a new approach to optimize biosolids handling while reducing phosphorus compliance risk for wastewater treatment plants

The NClear chemistry is based on a non-toxic, modified calcium silicate designed to create an optimum environment for the formation of hydroxyapatite when applied in waters with high phosphate concentrations by capturing soluble reactive phosphorus (SRP).
NClear chemistry

Keep the phosphorus in the
biosolids, not in your return water.

When applied directly into digesters, the NClear chemistry captures a significant amount of soluble phosphorus in a stable precipitate that stays with the biosolids, not the water. Our technology reduces or eliminates the use of metal salts, that end up with the biosolids, limiting its application, and ultimately reducing its value.

Accelerate biosolids settling

Accelerate biosolids settling; get the most out of your digester.

Increasing settling rates in digesters enables extended use between decanting events and shorter batch times, increasing treatment capacity with existing assets. Adding NClear chemistry to your treatment regime, unlocks hidden digester capacity.

Reducing the amount of water in biosolids

Squeeze more water out of your biosolids; reduce transportation and disposal costs.

Reducing the amount of water in biosolids brings transportation and disposal savings. Improve biosolid dewaterability and let us help you dial in the right dose for your application.

Partner with us. Our new treatability lab just outside Philadelphia, PA is geared to help you find the best approach in biosolids handling, nutrient removal and more. Our mobile lab combined with our experienced field testing team offer an unparalleled ability to assess efficacy quickly and accurately.

Applications

Municipal Wastewater

Municipal Wastewater

NClear products are patented, non-toxic chemistries based on modified calcium slicate that promote stable formations of phosphorus-containing hydroxyapetites. In municipal wastewater, these chemistries can reduce high phosphorus concentrations in your RAS and WAS, increase settleability of sludge and improve de-watering of the resultant biosolids, enhancing your productivity and reducing associated process costs.

Industrial Wastewater

Industrial Wastewater

NClear products promote the formation of stable phosphorus-containing hydroxyapetites, reducing the overall solution concentrations of soluble reactive phosphorus. This reduces the impact of your wastestreams on the environment and helps to achieve target permit requirements. In addition, NClear chemistries can help improve your biosolids procesess, reducing costs and increasing operational performance.

Mining Process Water

Mining Process Water

NClear offers an innovative approach to mining process water treatment. The various mining industries utilize a significant amount of water during both the extraction and production processes. Particularly within the phosphate mining industry, this water is typically very acidic and laden in high nutrient content, which requires treatment prior to discharge. NClear chemistries have proven to be an econonomical solution for such process waters when compared to other, traditional treatment technologies.

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Our Commitment

Creston Water Solutions is dedicated to bringing environmentally-friendly and economically-sustainable chemistries to our customers to achieve success in their most challenging water treatment needs. Through our laboratory and on-site capabilities, we are committed to providing support needed to our customers to reach their desired outcomes.

Contact

Philip Block, Ph.D.

Philip Block, Ph.D.

Technology Director, Chemical Solutions
philip.block@creston.com
Mark Pierce

Mark Pierce

Sales Manager
mark.pierce@creston.com
Jessica Stevens

Jessica Stevens

Sales Manager
jessica.stevens@creston.com
Dylan Downes

Dylan Downes

Chemist
dylan.downes@creston.com

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