Ron Coker

Ron Coker
Senior Vice President
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P: 816-822-3082
F: 816-822-3414

Industrial Water Treatment Systems to Meet Regulatory and Cost Concerns

Industrial Water Treatment Systems to Meet Regulatory and Cost Concerns

As industry copes with increasingly stringent regulations and seeks to reduce wastes generated, costs have soared. Burns & McDonnell industrial waste and wastewater services are tailored to help you minimize risks and control costs. We provide the studies, design, permitting, construction and operations management services to best fit your unique needs. Working closely with you, we determine the best layout and equipment for your facility. Whether your facility is large or small, we'll deliver the same high-quality performance.

Our extensive experience encompasses diverse projects in the food and beverage, consumer products, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as assisting federal and military clients. Our industrial water group specializes in providing alternative solutions for wastewater minimization and wastewater characterization while keeping operating and maintenance costs low. After more than a century in the water business, we remain committed to our mission to make our clients successful.

Comprehensive Operational Services and More

Our operational services can be adapted to any installation to optimize performance and reduce operational costs. We can provide operator training, process optimization, startup services, contract operations, and operations and maintenance manuals.

And as a full-service engineering firm, Burns & McDonnell does more than design cost-effective water treatment plants. Industrial clients around the world trust us as an integrated engineering construction partner.

See more about our experience with municipal wastewater treatment.

Our experienced staff conducts wastewater studies to evaluate your industrial wastewater management needs from the process source through final discharge. Our engineers and technicians specialize in one or more of these:

  • Treatment process evaluations
  • Feasibility studies
  • Compliance audits
  • Waste minimization/reuse
  • Flow monitoring
  • Sludge management
  • Toxicity reduction evaluations

Your treatment facility and staff are unique. So are your problems. By working closely with clients, we determine the best layout and equipment for your facility. We work independently of manufacturers, vendors and construction contractors to help you meet your goals in the most cost-effective manner. Technologies we have used include:

  • Aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment
  • Air and steam stripping
  • Activated carbon
  • Ion exchange
  • Heavy metals precipitation
  • Membrane technologies
  • Oil and grease removal
  • Chemical oxidation
  • Disinfection
  • Sludge thickening and dewatering
  • Automotive
  • Chemical and petrochemical
  • Food and beverage processing
  • Consumer products
  • Metal finishing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Refining/oil and gas
  • Steel
  • Transportation
  • Aircraft maintenance
  • Transportation equipment and cleaning
  • Metal products
  • Animal feedlots