Seafood Processing Industry Wastewater Treatment With Application Of The GACS Method Of Zeologic S.A.


General Information
Water consumption and a produced wastewater of high pollutant load in a seafood-processing industry, are of great concern world-wide. Legislation related with disposal of treated industrial wastewater, is getting increasingly stringent through the progression of time.
  During seafood processing, a large amount of water is consumed for operations such as cleaning, washing, cooling, thawing, ice removal, etc. Consequently, this sector also generates large quantities of wastewater in which treatment is particularly challenging due a high content of organic matter, salts and to a significant amount of oil and grease they present. These factors, combined with the fact that this wastewater type presents significant variations dependent on the production process and raw material, render their treatment difficult in order to meet the disposal limit values for industrial wastewater.
The GACS Solution (Geochemical Active Clay Sediment)
The Geochemical Method GACS consists an innovative solution on an international level on the subject of treatment and disposal of seafood indusrty wastewater. The key characteristic of the Geochemical Method GACS is the usage of geopolymer materials, which have the ability to adapt on the characteristics and particularity of any type of waste. Under this manner, process optimization and performance maximization are achieved.
  Benefits of the GACS Method, on treatment of seafood industry wastewater against the conventional existing methods can be summarized in the following:
Financial Benefits:
  • Competitive investment cost
  • Significantly reduced operational cost
  • Reduced maintenance cost
  • Reduced sludge production
  • Reduced operational time

Financial Benefits:
  • Competitive investment cost
  • Significantly reduced operational cost
  • Reduced maintenance cost
  • Reduced sludge production
  • Reduced operational time