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chad duncan
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Has anyone ever heard of or seen this wastewater system by Biorealis?
http://biorealis.com/biofilter/drumbiofilter/

This seems like it may be a good solution to my wastewater problem but since I know nothing, I have no way of knowing if this is at all effective. I have been unable to contact anybody at Biorealis and I assume that they are no longer actively operating.

The location I want to park my house is in an area with a high water table and very high clay content surrounded by hills on three sides. This makes things a bit tricky but if this drum system works, it could be the solution I have been looking for.

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In the forum discussion on the site, the designer indicates this system can process 50-60 GPD of grey water with a peak flow of 25 GPH. That is a fair amount of effort to process a relatively small flow of grey water when you can safely discharge it untreated to mulched basins.

My guess is the residence time and volume of the system is too small to process black water. It looks like a scaled-down version of the Orenco Anvantex or similar advanced treatment systems.
 
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My intention would be to treat the blackwater in a standard septic tank and then to discharge the septic tank waste into the drum biofilter as a secondary treatment before discharging that into a mulch basin or reed bed or something similar.
 
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