With a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras, and a PhD from Vanderbilt University (USA) focused on environmental engineering, Dr. Ananth Kodavasal has over 40 years of experience in the Wastewater Treatment field with expertise and experience across a wide range of industries, geographies, and applications. He is a recognized thought leader in the area and is an advisor to the state and central Pollution Control Boards. Dr. Ananth is a sought-after public speaker, a published author, educator, businessman, and most importantly, an ardent advocate for clean water. Read more about him here.
DETAILED OVERVIEW OF STP TECHNOLOGIES
This presentation provides a detailed overview of various STP technologies and how to select the most appropriate one for your application. Download it here (4 MB)
STP OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE BEST PRACTICES
This presentation provides a detailed view of the best practices for operation and maintenance of an STP. A must-read for any STP owner! Download it here (1.7 MB)
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON OF AN SBR STP AGAINST A PROPOSED EAAS STP
Download this detailed comparison of an existing 300KLD SBR STP against our proposed 300KLD EAAS STP for a high-rise residential complex in Seegehalli, Whitefield, Bangalore. The EEAS emerges as the clear winner in terms of both effectiveness and cost.
HINDU BUSINESS LINE ARTICLE ON WASTEWATER RECYCLING
Hindu Business Line article authored by A. Srinivas on recycling wastewater. Dr. Ananth Kodavasal was one of the experts interviewed for this piece.
Download pdf of article here (3.7 MB) with Dr. Ananth's insights highlighted in yellow.
A REVIEW OF VARIOUS STP DESIGN APPROACHES AND WHY THE CONVENTIONAL EXTENDED AERATION SYSTEM IS THE BEST
This presentation provides you with the three cardinal laws for a good STP, and the most important zeroth law. We cover various alternative treatment technologies out there to the classic extended aeration, such as electrocoagulation, SBR, MBBR, and MBR, and tell you why these are inappropriate for small STPs used in commercial and residential applications (apartments, malls, hospitals, IT parks, etc.)
ECOTECH BUSINESS OVERVIEW PRESENTATION
Download our business overview presentation to learn more about us and what's new at Ecotech. Share with friends and colleagues who might be interested in what we have to offer.
We are excited to announce our future plans, which include expansion to new markets in India and Bangladesh, as well as new technologies such as Digital Water Management, Machine Learning for predictive maintenance of plant equipment, and Mobile Apps to improve operator accountability and plant safety, while providing facilities managers with digital access to their ETP/STP data. Ecotech also plans to make a big "splash" in the retail water & wastewater treatment business.
STP GUIDE FROM ECOTECH (PUBLISHED BY KARNATAKA STATE POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD)
Here is STP Guide handbook authored by Ecotech principal, Dr. Ananth, and published by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board. This comprehensive book is easy to read and quickly gets the reader up to speed on the conventional extended aeration STP technology, which is the most suitable approach for small STPs for residential and commercial applications.
The target audience for this book includes, large and small builders, managing committees of residential complexes, facilities managers of commercial buildings like malls and tech parks, municipal officials, policy makers, environmentalist, students of environmental engineering, our competitors, and the lay person.
Here is the link to download the complete pdf version of this book from KSPCB's website.