Biological Aerated Flooded Filter (BAFF)

BrightwaterTM BAFF® is the UK's leading Biological Aerated Flooded Filter (BAFF) technology. It incorporates the latest process and engineering advances to provide small footprint plant with low capital and operating costs. An innovative and flexible design approach allows construction of plant serving populations from 500 to 350,000+ and for varying consent levels. High effluent quality is a hallmark of the process that is used for a variety of secondary and tertiary treatment applications.

The BrightwaterTM BAFF® system offers:

  • Robust reliable BAFF process for high quality final effluents - 5/10/0.5 mg/l (BOD/SS/NH3-N) or better
  • Applicable for carbonaceous, nitrification and nutrient removal duties (C, N, C+N and De-Nit)
  • Resistant to shock loading including solids overload
  • Operates under saline conditions
  • Requires only 6mm upstream screening.