The Byo-Gon Blog

Jump Start your ASB this Winter

Improved treatment plant performance in the ASB during cold weather. Aerated stabilization basins (ASBs) are utilized by many large facilities to successfully treat high BOD effluent prior to discharge. These basins are generally very large in size and volume and they perform well in warm weather conditions. During the cold winter weather biological activity can slow - causing [...]

2018-12-19T09:53:10-05:00December 19th, 2018|Byo-Gon|0 Comments

WWTP Stability Significantly Improved

Byo-Gon PX-109 has historically been utilized by large facilities with high organic effluent loading (paper mills, food processors, rendering plants, etc.) to stabilize their plants and handle upsets caused by BOD loading shocks into their systems. By increasing the cellular metabolism of the existing bacteria in these plants, these shock loads can be muted and [...]

2018-12-19T09:40:25-05:00December 19th, 2018|Byo-Gon|0 Comments

Paper Mill Reduces Secondary Sludge Production

A Kraft paper mill in New York needed to reduce their sludge generation because their onsite landfill was filling quicker than planned. The mill has evaluated many options to reduce secondary sludge volume over the years and has been unsuccessful in finding a solution. In early 2018 a project was started to apply  Byo-Gon PX-109 [...]

2018-12-19T09:38:55-05:00December 19th, 2018|Byo-Gon|0 Comments

Paper Mill Lagoon Odor Reduced

A small paper mill in northern New York needed a means to reduce odor from their sludge lagoon. The mill understood that Byo-Gon PX-109 Organic was successful in the past in controlling odor when the lagoon was emptied and dewatered and chose to apply the same product to solve their odor problem. Byo-Gon PX-109 Organic [...]

2017-02-22T09:20:02-05:00May 14th, 2014|Byo-Gon|0 Comments

Improving WWTP Performance in Cold Weather

Improved treatment plant results during the "Polar Vortex". This very large pulp and paper mill in the Southeastern US area had experienced a cold and long winter - resulting in poor effluent performance and compliance concerns. The mill was considering curtailing production to maintain compliance with their discharge permit. Byo-Gon PX-109 Organic was introduced into [...]

2016-12-27T11:36:18-05:00April 28th, 2014|Byo-Gon|0 Comments

Lowcountry Crop Planting Guide Published by “Dirt”

Byo-Gon, Inc. sponsored the 2013 Fall planting guide circle published in "Dirt" by the Charleston City Paper. We've done this planting guide multiple times and enjoy seeing when certain items should be planted in our Lowcountry climate. "Dirt" was distributed during the Charleston Green Fair recently.

2013-09-30T09:07:40-04:00September 30th, 2013|ByoSoil|0 Comments

Byo-Gon PX-109 Organic makes the Grade

Byo-Gon PX-109 Organic, our OMRI-certfied product, has undergone detailed ATP testing and demonstrated excellent performance characteristics for treatment of wastewater. In fact, using ATP BSI (Biological Stress Index) and ABR (Active Biomass Ratio), the new Byo-Gon PX-109 Organic proved to improve both parameters by 4-5% over conventional PX-109. We're very excited to announce all product [...]

2013-09-24T16:57:00-04:00September 24th, 2013|Byo-Gon|0 Comments

Soil Problem Solved!

ByoSoil SaltBind and ByoSoil 100P were both instrumental in resolving a long-standing problem a large estate on Wadmalaw Island, SC. This particular location close to the saltwater marsh, has historically had high salt levels in their well water used for irrigation. These chlorides and soluble salts tend to dehydrate the roots of turf and ornamental [...]

2013-08-25T07:32:41-04:00August 25th, 2013|ByoSoil|0 Comments

Byo-Gon PX-109® Organic Success at NCHA Summer Spectacular

We recently worked with National Cutting Horse Association leaders to reduce odors and maintain a healthy and safe environment at their shows in Oklahoma City, OK and Fort Worth, TX. These shows have a lot of livestock, and as a result—a lot of odors!! By using Byo-Gon PX-109® Organic, our customers were able to keep [...]

2016-12-27T11:36:18-05:00August 23rd, 2013|Byo-Gon|0 Comments