Pima County Wastewater Management: Minnow Breeding System






Pima County, AZ

Pima County breeds fathead minnows for routine testing of chronic and acute toxicity of treated wastewater effluent discharge under the EPA Waters of the U.S. Classification. They currently have six wastewater treatment facilities that are required to testing quarterly. The county came to Aqua Logic to build a complete system for their new building.

Components & Features

  • Seventeen (17) insulated ABS tanks with acrylic viewing windows
  • Large insulate ABS sump with filter bags, filter cells, and bio balls
  • Centrifugal pump
  • Aqua Logic air-cooled titanium water chiller
  • 2kW in-line titanium heater
  • LED lighting