Heron Innovators, Inc. manufactures Suspended Air® Flotation (SAF®) water treatment systems. SAF® is flotation without dissolved air®. Performance is not limited by changing conditions (e.g. gas solubility, pressure, temperature, etc.) and the physics that constrain traditional process systems, such as dissolved air flotation (DAF), induced air flotation (IAF), Induced Gas Flotation (IGF), enhanced clarification, cavitation air flotation (CAF), and other micro-bubble generators. As Heron customers say, “It just always works.”

Common Uses For SAF®:

  • Algae and Silt Removal
  • Biosolids Removal & Thickening
  • Enhanced Clarification
  • Filtrate Clarification
  • Oil/Water Separation
  • Primary/Secondary Treatment
  • Surface Water Treatment
  • Wastewater Reclamation

Municipal Applications

Industrial Applications

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SAF® microbubble froth is injected and stirred into the influent stream prior to entering the flotation cell. Most of the...

Flotation Without Dissolved Air®: Charged microbubbles for enhanced removal of suspended solids in wastewater applications.

For over a century, various forms of Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) systems have been employed for the removal of suspended solids, and fats, oils, and grease from wastewater. The amount of air that can be dissolved in DAF systems is limited by the laws of physics and...

Commercial & Industrial

SAF® in Commercial & Industrial EnvironmentsMany commercial & industrial process engineers are employing SAF® Technology to reduce their overall operating cost, increase throughput, and to exceed strict environmental guidelines.Request More... Fieldale Farms in Cornelia GA we just upgraded our DAFs to SAF. Instead of working with dissolved air the SAF units from Heron Innovators supplies suspended... 10 comments on LinkedIn ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Heron Innovators, Inc.
⭐️🤩🏆 SAF® = Results 🏆🤩⭐️This side-by-side before and after video of a WWTP recently converted to SAF® (Suspended Air® Flotation) showcases expected results 💪 The plant where this system resides, processes poultry wastewater for one of the largest producers of white labeled chicken in the 🇺🇸 United States 🇺🇸The effluent on the left is the old system and the effluent on the right is the new, SAF® system. Notice how stable solids are and how clear the effluent is compared to the old system? Customer said, "this is the clearest water we've ever produced."Some improvements not visible: ⦿ new system has increased processing capacity⦿ power & chemical consumption have been significantly reducedPlant operators who have converted to SAF® say, "It just works!" and SAF® is "stupid simple" to operate. if you're interested to find out how easy it is to stay in compliance with SAF®, call (916) 408-6601 or visit for more information.We look forward to hearing from you. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Heron Innovators, Inc.
Today we wrapped up exhibition at the 2021 Georgia Association of Water Professionals Annual Conference. Thank you to everyone who stopped by. We value each and every one of you for what you bring to the industry and are excited to work with you in the future. #ILoveSAF #gawp #Wastewater #water #WTP #wwtp #watertreatment #savannahgeorgia #2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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