Our System – Continuous Laminar Flow Inversion
The most important part of CLEAN-FLO’s unique process is called “Continuous Laminar Flow Inversion and Oxygenation.” This process enables the other parts of the process to perform their functions. CLEAN-FLO International invented and perfected this energy efficient process. Unlike ordinary diffused air systems, surface aeration, paddlewheels, hypolimnetic aerators, or propeller-aspirator aerators, CLEAN-FLO oxygenates an entire body of water from top to bottom. CLEAN-FLO oxygenates and rids the entire bottom of gases including ammonia and carbon dioxide which aquatic weeds and algae need for food.
The CLEAN-FLO Continuous Laminar Flow Inversion and Oxygenation process was engineered and developed to duplicate natural spring and fall turnover of a water body. In tropical countries, natural inversion occurs at random with typhoons, cyclones and torrential rains. Natural inversion oxygenates the bottom water and rids the water of toxic gases that accumulate in stagnant water.
The CLEAN-FLO process increases natural twice-a-year inversion of lakes to several times a day or several times a week or month. The amount of inversion depends on CLEAN-FLO’s engineering design to counteract incoming pollutants and pollutants in that particular body of water. We have over thirty-five years of experience restoring lakes, ponds, reservoirs, rivers and wastewater built into our computers to tell us how many inversions are necessary for each body of water. It takes many factors into account, such as incoming water quality and flow rate, retention time of the water body, sediment, weeds, algae, fish-kills, and much more.
The Continuous Laminar Flow Inversion and Oxygenation process carries oxygenated, toxic gas-free surface water down to the bottom of the water body. At the bottom, oxygenated water binds phosphorus and nitrogen to the sediments and kills anaerobic, often pathogenic (disease producing), bacteria that produce acids and toxic gases. The CLEAN-FLO process usually reduces phosphorus and nitrogen in the water body three to twenty times as much as point-source watershed treatment can accomplish.
Continuous Laminar Flow Inversion and Oxygenation enables beneficial microorganisms to feed on bottom organic sediment. It enables aquatic insects to feed on the microorganisms, and fish to inhabit the bottom waters and feed on the insects
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