BALASHA-JALON Infrastructure Systems LTD. (BJIS)

                           בלשה-ילון מערכות תשתית בע"מ                                                                                                                                    

BALASHA-JALON Infrastructure Systems LTD. (BJIS)

  בלשה-ילון מערכות תשתית בע"מ

General Background


Afula W.W.T.P serves the municipality of Afula and some near-by army facilities, having population of 60,000.


The plant was built in the late 90's.


The plant will be upgraded in the future in order to improve sludge stabilization, thus to comply with the Israeli standards for sludge treatment and disposal.


The effluents are reclaimed for unrestricted agriculture use.


BJIS provided complete design services including general design and detailed design and general supervision of construction.


Basic Design Facts:


  • Average Design Flow (m3/day): 10,000
  • Average B.O.D. Load (Kg/day): 3,850
  • Effluent Quality (BOD/TSS/N): 15/20/10




 Liquid Process and Facilities


Main Process:


Activated Sludge, low f/m (high S.R.T)




  • Bar screens
  • Grit removal
  • Oxidation ditches with Orbal disc aerators
  • Final clarifiers







 Sludge Process and Facilities


Main Process:


Aerobic Stabilization





  • Stabilization within reactors

  • Sludge tank

  • B.F.P. for dewatering










Afula WWTP - Israel