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Development and application of some renovated technologies for municipal wastewater treatment in China

  • Qian Yi 
  • Wen Xianghua 
  • Huang Xia 
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Abstract

China has been experiencing fast economic development in recent decades at the cost of serious environmental deterioration. Wastewater discharge, especially municipal wastewater discharge, and non-point pollution sources are becoming the major water pollution source and research focus. Great efforts have been made on water pollution control and a number of renovated technologies and processes for municipal wastewater treatment and reclamation as well as non-point pollution control have been developed and applied in China. This paper discusses the development and application of the appropriate technologies, including natural treatment systems, anaerobic biological treatment, biofilm reactors and wastewater reclamation technologies, for water pollution control in the country.

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China water pollution natural treatment technology anaerobic biological treatment biofilm reactor wastewater reclamation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Environmental Science and EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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