Bioscience, Inc. - Biological waste processing and analysis

Meet Bioscience

Bioscience, Inc., has been a global leader in waste and wastewater treatment and monitoring for nearly 30 years.

We specialize in the application of microbial cultures for biological waste processing, as well as the manufacture of instruments and test kits for wastewater analysis.

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  • Our Experience

    Our highly trained team of scientists, technicians and product experts has spent decades in the field, solving some of the world’s toughest waste processing problems.

  • Our Tools

    Our vast array of microbial products and analytical gear can be customized to meet any need.

  • Our Process

    At Bioscience, we’re focused on producing results, not just pushing product. We aim to solve the root problem behind waste processing problems, not simply treat symptoms.

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    • Removal of oil stains from an airport hangar floor

      MICROCAT®-SMPL Hydrocarbon Cleaner/Degrader  and MICROCAT®-XR Hydrocarbon Degrading Bioformula were added to remove oil stains from airport hangar floors prior to recoating the floors with new epoxy paint. Treatment Objective Effectively remove the oil stains on the concrete floors and  ... MORE

    • Cold Weather Ammonia Reduction in Municipal/Industrial Treatment Plant

          Problem During cold weather this municipal wastewater treatment plant with a high percentage of industrial flow from food processing and electronics manufacturing suffered from high ammonia loadings. As temperatures dropped the plant lost nitrification. The objective of this full-scale product application ... MORE

    • Reduction of FOG buildup in a restaurant grease trap

      MICROCAT®-GEL Liquid Drain and Trap Bioformula was added to reduce fat, oil and grease (FOG) and odor buildup in a restaurant grease trap. Grease Trap Capacity: 1000 GALLONS (3.78 M3) Objective The treatment objective was to reduce the fat, oil ... MORE

    • Hydrogen Sulfide Control in a Municipal Sewer Collection System

      Odor and Corrosion Control in Pump Stations Using Microcat ® - ANL BioBlend - BSE 104 Problem Hydrogen sulfide generated in sewer systems can cause safety and maintenance problems including toxicity to humans, odors and corrosion. Several methods are used to control hydrogen ... MORE

    • Bioremediation of soil contaminated with gasoline and a hydrocarbon solvent

      MICROCAT®-XBS hydrocarbon degrader and MICROCAT®-NPN biodegradable nutrients were added for the bioremediation of soil contaminated by underground storage tanks leaking gasoline and a C13-C15, branched-chain, aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent. Treatment Objective To biologically treat soil contaminated by gasoline and a C13-C15, ... MORE

    • In-situ reclamation of formaldehyde-saturated railroad ballast

      Submerged, fixed-film bioreactor formaldehyde-degrading bacteria and nutrients were added to assist in a in-situ bioreclamation of a formaldehyde rail spill. Procedures and Objectives Accidental release of 50% formaldehyde solution from a rail car (20,000  gallons) on a siding had resulted in ... MORE

    • Foam Control in a Food Processing Wastewater SBR Treatment Unit

      Cost-Effective Biological Foam Control Using Microcat ® DF Defoamer     The sequencing batch reactor activated sludge plant (SBR) operating on a potato processing wastewater is experiencing a severe foaming episode.  The foam can reach three inches in depth reducing the efficiency of ... MORE

    • Reduction and Control of Total Nitrogen in a Cheese Factory

      Treatment system enhancement using Microcat ® - DEN Denitrifiers – BSE 099 Problem The wastewater treatment system receiving wastewater from a cheese factory in the EU has difficulty meeting total nitrogen effluent discharge requirements. The wastewater flow rate is 2000 cubic meters per day. ... MORE

    • Elimination of oil stains in a fast food takeout lane

      MICROCAT®-SMPL  Hydrocarbon Cleaner/Degrader was added to remove oil stains from a fast food takeout car lane. Objective of Treatment Eliminate the oil stains on the pavement and treat hydrocarbons in an environmentally safe way. Site History In an area where ... MORE

    • MICROCAT®- ST users discuss their successful applications

      This is written customer feedback that documents their experiences using MICROCAT®-ST (sold under private label arrangements in retail outlets and on the internet).   I have been using [ST] ever since I found it years ago at Menard’s new store ... MORE

    • Biological oil removal from steel mill sludges

      MICROCAT®-XBS, MICROCAT®-NP, MICROCAT®-SH was added to help with the bioremediation of oil contaminated steel mill rolling mill scale. Procedures & Objectives “Bioslurry Methods” were used for remediation of steel mill waste sludges containing metal oil residues. The objective was ... MORE

    • Reduction of fouling of a membrane filter at a wastewater treatment plant

      MICROCAT®-SXM Grease and Fat Reduction Bioformula was added to reduce fouling of a membrane filter from an oxidation pond municipal wastewater treatment plant. Waste Treatment: Aerated Ponds and Modular Micro-filtration Plant The treatment system consists of 3 oxidation ponds followed by ... MORE

    • Control of zoo pond solids

      MICROCAT®-AL Pond and Lake Cleaner was added to rapidly clean the pond in anticipation of the zoo's 150th anniversary celebration. Objective To clean the pond of solids rapidly in anticipation of planned visit by dignitaries for the 150th anniversary celebration for ... MORE

    • Farm Pond Cleanup

      Midwestern US Farm Pond Cleanup Using Microcat ® AL3 Pond Cleaner Problem A three-acre farm pond containing approximately 9 million gallons of spring water and rainwater runoff in the Midwestern United States is experiencing high suspended solids with related fish die off. The ... MORE

    • Treatment of High Strength Resin Production Wastewater

      Problem Full-scale Incineration of this wastewater had proved very expensive due to the fuel input required and the ongoing incinerator maintenance costs. The polymer manufacturer sought treatment alternatives to save money. Initial biotreatment pilot work indicated that biotreatment was not feasible using ... MORE

    • Start-up of Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactor at Brewery

      Start-up Seed Sludge Augmented Using Microcat ® - UASB BioBlend Problem The commissioning of a new wastewater treatment system consisting of an upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor (UASB) can be slow and expensive. In this case the UASB is followed by an aerobic ... MORE

    • FOAMING AND FILAMENT REDUCTION AT A MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

      BEFORE SUBJECT            Reducing foam and filaments at a municipal wastewater treatment plant. PRODUCT APPLIED           MICROCAT®-DNTRF Fat, Oil and Grease Degrading Bioformula OBJECTIVE             Reduce the filament infestation and foaming caused by excessive fat, oil and grease in the influent wastewater coming into ... MORE

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