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Granulation in Pilot-Scale Reactor with Municipal Wastewater

  • Bing-Jie Ni
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses, volume 131)

Abstract

Aerobic granulation of activated sludge was achieved in a pilot-scale sequencing batch reactor (SBR) for the treatment of low-strength municipal wastewater (<200 mg L−1 of COD, chemical oxygen demand). The volume exchange ratio and settling time of an SBR were found to be two key factors in the granulation of activated sludge grown on the low-strength municipal wastewater. After operation of 300 days, the mixed liquor suspended solids (MLSS) concentration in the SBR reached 9.5 g L−1 and consisted of approximate 85 % granular sludge.

Keywords

Activate Sludge Municipal Wastewater Sequencing Batch Reactor Granular Sludge Organic Loading Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bing-Jie Ni
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  1. 1.Advanced Water Management CentreThe University of QueenslandSt. Lucia BrisbaneAustralia

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