• Chemical Lime Company

Status: Complete

Aprile Dairy
Joe Aprile, Farm Owner
11513 Balm Riverview Rd.
Riverview, Fl. 33569
Phone: (813) 743-5908
Fax: (813) 988-2199
FINAL REPORT: QED - Chemical Lime Co - Aprile Dairy - Nutrient Removal from Dairy Wastewater Using Lime

Farm description/project location:
The Dairy farm has approximately 700 milking cows and is located in Hillsborough county just north of the Balm River Road and McMullen Booth junction.
Technology provider:
Chemical Lime Company
John V. Elliot, Project Manager
3201 Willow Oak Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28209
Phone: 704-523-9000
Fax: (704) 523-0015

University of Florida IFAS Extension
Roger Nordstedt, PhD
Principal Investigator
Phone: (352) 392-1864 ext. 103
Fax: (352) 392-4092
Nutrient Reduction Process:
  • Screening and sand removal.
  • Dewatered effluent treated with lime to precipitate P and N.
  • Ammonia captured as ammonium nitrate.
  • PH reduced by utilization of CO2 gasses vented from flash composter.
  • Treated water recycled as flush water.
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