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Hamid R Rabie, Pierre Lucien Cote, Manwinder Singh, Arnold Janson: Cyclic aeration system for submerged membrane modules. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr, March 6, 2007: US07186343 (47 worldwide citation)

A process for supplying bubbles to a membrane module and cleaning an aerator producing the bubbles includes, in repeated cycles, steps of producing bubbles from an aerator and reducing pressure in the aerator such that water in the tank enters the aerator.


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Pedersen Steven K, Cote Pierre Lucien, Adams Nicholas William Harcsar: Membrane module with multiple bottom headers and filtration process. Zenon Technology Partnership, Pedersen Steven K, Cote Pierre Lucien, Adams Nicholas William Harcsar, TOOP Barbara A, November 20, 2008: WO/2008/141080 (30 worldwide citation)

A membrane module (100) has an upper header.(108) and multiple lower headers (110). A bundle of membranes (24) potted in the upper header is sub-bundled into the lower headers. The membranes (24) may be arranged in the upper header into a number of generally parallel sheets or planes and arranged in ...


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Hidayat Husain, Pierre Lucien Cote, Ian Glenn Towe, Henry Behmann, Ian Alexander Pottinger: Supported biofilm apparatus and process. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr, January 30, 2007: US07169295 (22 worldwide citation)

A membrane supported biofilm reactor uses modules having fine, hollow fibres, for example, made from dense wall Poly methylpentene (PMP) used in tows or formed into a fabric. In one module, one or more sheets of the fabric are potted into a module to enable oxygen containing gas to be supplied to th ...


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Hidayat Husain, Pierre Lucien Cote: Membrane supported bioreactor for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr, October 10, 2006: US07118672 (20 worldwide citation)

A membrane supported biofilm reactor uses modules having fine, dense, non-porous hollow fibers made from Polymethyl pentene (PMP) formed into a fabric with the PMP as the weft. One or more sheets of the fabric are potted into a module to enable oxygen containing gas to be supplied to the lumens of t ...


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Hidayat Husain, Henry Behmann, Pierre Lucien Cote: Membrane supported biofilm process for autotrophic reduction. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr, February 13, 2007: US07175763 (14 worldwide citation)

A hollow gas transfer fibre is arranged in tows and potted into a module. The module may be used to treat wastewater by supplying hydrogen containing gas via the interior of the fibers to a biofilm present on an exterior surface of the fibers.


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Pierre Lucien Cote, Hidayat Husain, Henry Behmann: Supported biofilm process. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr, December 4, 2007: US07303677 (8 worldwide citation)

A membrane supported biofilm reactor uses modules having fine, hollow fibres, for example, made from melt spun thermoplastic polymers treated after spinning to increase their permeability to oxygen, used, for example, in tows or formed into a fabric. In one module, one or more sheets of the fabric a ...


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Mailvaganam Mahendran, Steven Kristian Pedersen: Apparatus for withdrawing permeate using an immersed vertical skein of hollow fibre membranes. Zenon Technology Partnership, Scott Pundsack, Borden Ladner Gervais, December 13, 2011: US08075776 (7 worldwide citation)

A filtration device is provided for withdrawing permeate essentially continuously from a multicomponent aqueous substrate containing growing microorganisms in a reservoir. A vertical skein of fiber is scrubbed with coarse bubbles which emanate from a conversion baffle positioned under the skein. The ...


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Jeffrey Gerard Peeters, William A Bonkoski, Pierre Lucien Cote, Hidayat Husain, Timothy Michael Pickett: Apparatus and method for treating FGD blowdown or similar liquids. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr S E N C R L s r l, September 7, 2010: US07790034 (5 worldwide citation)

A process has steps of one or more of aerobic treatment to remove COD and nitrify a waste stream, anoxic treatment to denitrify a waste stream, anoxic treatment to remove selenium and anaerobic treatment to remove heavy metals and sulphur. The process may be used to treat, for example, FGD blow down ...


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Jeffrey Gerard Peeters, William A Bonkoski, Pierre Lucien Cote, Hidayat Husain: Apparatus and method for treating FGD blowdown or similar liquids. Zenon Technology Partnership, June 23, 2009: US07550087 (5 worldwide citation)

A process has steps of one or more of aerobic treatment to remove COD and nitrify a waste stream, anoxic treatment to denitrify a waste stream, anoxic treatment to remove selenium and anaerobic treatment to remove heavy metals and sulphur. The process may be used to treat, for example, FGD blow down ...


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Deonarine Phagoo, Douglas Joseph Thompson, Jeffrey Peter Penny, Jake Goldstein, Jason A Diamond: Water treatment plant with immersed membranes. Zenon Technology Partnership, Bereskin & Parr S E N C R L s r l, February 1, 2011: US07879229 (5 worldwide citation)

A liquid treatment plant has sets of membrane trains and processing trains with flow between them through channels. Flow configurations for withdrawing permeate and sludge from the trains are described. Cyclic aeration is provided to the membrane trains. Methods of foam control, backwashing and chem ...



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