Wastewater treatment system

  • US 6,096,203 A
  • Filed: 09/11/1998
  • Issued: 08/01/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/11/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A wastewater treatment system comprising:

  • a cylindrical tank having an inlet and an outlet, said tank having an offset access opening formed at a circular top of said tank, said offset access opening formed between a center of said top and an outer wall of said tank;

    an inverted frustoconical clarifier compartment positioned with said tank, said clarifier compartment having an upper edge spaced away from an inner wall of said tank, said upper edge positioned directly below said access opening, said outlet communicating with an interior of said clarifier;

    an aeration compartment formed in said tank around said clarifier compartment, said inlet communicating with said aeration compartment; and

    an aerator extending into said aeration compartment so as to supply air to wastewater within said aeration compartment, said aerator positioned in said aeration compartment adjacent to and directly below said access opening.

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