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Float mounted, solar powered water circulator

LumenAER® Low-Energy Water Circulators

Constructed from robust stainless steel and optionally powered by solar energy, LumenAER® circulators significantly reduces  aeration costs while being resilient to temperature fluctuations and harsh water quality conditions.

Float mounted, solar powered water circulator

Overview of LumenAER® Low-Energy Water Circulators

The LumenAER® low-energy circulators provide an environmentally friendly solution to various water quality problems that affect stormwater, leachate, wastewater ponds, and lakes. They efficiently treat common water quality issues like excessive algae growth, foul odors, and excessive chemical use.

As a solar-powered technology fabricated from stainless steel, LumenAER also reduces overall aeration costs and withstands temperature variations and harsh water quality. These aerators provide gentle mixing, delivering just enough oxygen in the water to prevent algae growth and fish kills. The pond is less likely to “turn over” in the spring and fall. A lower algae level makes the water easier to prepare as a reservoir for distribution into potable drinking water systems.

Water Circulator Features

The LumenAER® Water circulators represent an innovative approach to water treatment, effectively addressing the environmental and economic challenges associated with maintaining water quality. Its advanced design empowers communities and industries to leverage renewable energy for water remediation, ensuring consistent quality with minimum environmental impact. Here are several notable features that make the LumenAER® an advantageous choice:

  • Four tailored models for varied conditions
  • Each model runs on less than 120 watts
  • Durable stainless steel construction
  • Solar-powered for energy efficiency
  • Treats algae, odor, and chemical imbalances
  • Prepares water for potable use
  • Saves energy, reduces utility infrastructure costs
  • Creates aerobic cap for BOD digestion, odor reduction
  • Provides desertification, improving oxygenation
  • Enhances clarity and ecosystem health

Benefits of the LumenAER

The LumenAER low-energy water circulator technology epitomizes efficiency, durability, and ecological awareness, directly addressing the pressing global necessity of sustainable water management. By optionally leveraging the power of the sun and the resilience of stainless steel, LumenAER offers a water treatment solution that is both cost-effective and performance-oriented.

  • Eco-conscious
  • Cost-efficient
  • Chemical minimalism
  • Quality enhancement
  • Installation flexibility
  • Expert support

Four Circulator Models to Choose From 

Each LumenAER uses sources of power tailored for any application. Each model is recommended based on solar availability, primary flow loads, pond depth, and the recommended daily mixing duration.

  • The Sunup-to-Sundown (SS) model uses solar power exclusively. The SS model benefits lower organic loads and longer detention times.
  • The Solar/Electric (SE) and Solar/Battery (SB) models provide year-round continuous aeration, using a backup power source to the primary solar system. The SB model functions best in geographic locations that have limited access to natural sunlight for more than six hours per day. These models can run as long as 48 hours on battery alone.

The Low-Energy Mixer (LEM) is a non-solar model operating at approximately 120 watts of power at 110 VAC. It was originally designed for ponds with a high organic load and short detention.

How a LumenAER Low-Energy Water Circulator Works

LumenAER’s innovative design leverages the power of solar energy to create an environmentally sustainable water treatment solution. Its patented technology circulates water by lifting the anoxic layer from the bottom, exposing it to the atmosphere on the surface. This exposure to air rapidly increases the dissolved oxygen levels across the water column. The constant movement mitigates thermal stratification and results in more uniform oxygen distribution, which is essential for maintaining a balanced aquatic ecosystem and promoting healthy water bodies.

Furthermore, the energy-efficient operation of the LumenAER aligns with ecological and economic objectives by reducing electricity consumption and limiting the release of greenhouse gasses. Its gentle circulation patterns do not disturb aquatic life while maintaining aerobic conditions throughout the pond, lake, or reservoir. This results in an enhanced natural process of breaking down organic matter, significantly reducing the occurrence of foul odors and improving overall water clarity and quality.

Applications for Water Circulation

The LumenAER is utilized in a wide range of applications, such as:

  • Algae control in lakes and ponds
  • Potable water preparation
  • Odor management in wastewater treatment facilities
  • Maintenance of aerobic conditions in fisheries
  • Deicing to prevent winter fish kills
  • Water quality improvement in mining operations tailings ponds
  • Leachate treatment in landfills
  • Sludge digestion in sewage treatment plants
  • Maintenance and restoration of healthy water in golf course water hazards

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The Next Step Towards Sustainable Water Management

Reduce your energy costs associated with water circulation by harnessing solar energy with the LumenAER while efficiently breaking down organic materials without disrupting aquatic life and promoting sustainable and balanced aquatic ecosystems. Our team is ready to solve your energy-constrained water treatment challenges.