bod sampling Articles

  • An Investigation into the Water Quality of the Charleston Peninsula Storm Drains

    Since the late 1980’s, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) has expressed concern over extremely high fecal coliform counts found in several of the many storm drains that discharge from peninsular Charleston (City of Charleston, 1998). Although the City of Charleston is responsible for the fifty-plus storm drains, Charleston Water System wants to determine if ...

  • Biostyr, Blackburn WwTW, united utilities

    Client United Utilities (UU) are the 2nd largest water company in England/Wales. They are responsible for an area in the north west of the UK, which includes major cities such as Manchester and Liverpool. The Client's Needs As part of the overall improvement to the site at Blackburn, VWS secured the final phase of the works for the supply of a new tertiary ...


  • Case Study: Kuusakoski Ltd

    Kuusakoski Ltd is one of the leading recycling companies in the Baltic region. At one of their waste stations a Waterix AIRIT® 200 aerator was installed in the filtration water basin in autumn 2006. The volume of the drainage basin is 6000 cubicmeters and normally the water level is kept at 2000 cubics. The environment is challenging, as there is lots of ammonium nitrogen and chlorides in the ...


    By W-Rix Ltd

  • World emissions and economic growth: application of non-parametric methods

    The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesises an inverse U-shaped relationship between a measure of environmental pollution and per capita income levels. In this study, we apply non-parametric estimation of local polynomial regression (local quadratic fitting) to allow more flexibility in local estimation. This study uses a larger and globally representative sample of many local and global ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Misconnections – Birmingham UK case study

    Background STS was invited independently by the Environment Agency and Severn Trent water to carry out a series of monitoring operations in an area which had a history of issues arising from the misconnection of waste water into a “clean” surface water sewer system. Traditionally surveys of this type are carried out using contractors who are tasked to lift manhole covers ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • Are people willing to pay for river water quality, contingent valuation

    Now a day’s water pollution has caused incoveriences for people whom live near the Pavana river in Pune city, India. The river water quality has deteriorated by major water quality parameters like dissolved oxygen (DO), biological oxygen demand (BOD) and phosphates level. In present study it is tried to find people’s willingness to pay (WTP) for improvement of river water quality. Contingent ...

  • Biostyr, Wigan WwTW , united utilities

    The Client United Utilities (UU) are the 2nd largest water company in England/Wales. They are responsible for an area in the north west of the UK, which includes major cities such as Manchester and Liverpool. Wigan WwTW is located north west of Manchester near Parbold in Lancashire. As part of the AMP4 strategy Wigan underwent an overall redevelopment and upgrade including the ...


  • Dynamics of cyanobacteria and cyanobacterial toxins and their correlation with environmental parameters in Tri An Reservoir, Vietnam

    This study evaluates the water quality from Tri An Reservoir, a drinking water supply for several million people in southern Vietnam, in terms of cyanobacterial biomass and their potent toxins, microcystins (MCs). Cyanobacteria, their toxins and environmental parameters were monitored monthly for 1 year (April 2008–March 2009) at six stations covering a transect through the reservoir. Dynamics ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water quality assessment of Malad Creek, Mumbai, India: an impact of sewage and tidal water

    The aim of the study was to carry out water quality assessment and to identify sources responsible for deterioration of quality in the Malad creek, Mumbai, India. Creek receives sewage and wastewater from various drains and partially treated effluent from Malad and Versova treatment facilities. To assess the water quality, sampling locations were identified in the creek based on discharges of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Condition assessment survey of onsite sewage disposal systems (OSDSs) in Hawaii

    Onsite sewage disposal systems (OSDSs) are the third leading cause of groundwater contamination in the USA. The existing condition of OSDSs in the State of Hawaii was investigated to determine whether a mandatory management program should be implemented. Based on observed conditions, OSDSs were differentiated into four categories: ‘pass’, ‘sludge scum’, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water quality assessment of Malad Creek, Mumbai, India: an impact of sewage and tidal water

    The aim of the study was to carry out water quality assessment and to identify sources responsible for deterioration of quality in the Malad creek, Mumbai, India. Creek receives sewage and wastewater from various drains and partially treated effluent from Malad and Versova treatment facilities. To assess the water quality, sampling locations were identified in the creek based on discharges of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Study of physico-chemical quality of the industrial waste water effluent from Gove industrial area of Bhiwandi City of Maharashtra, India

    This paper advocates water pollution study of Gove industrial area of Maharashtra, India with special reference to the physico-chemical characteristics of common industrial waste water effluent. The physico-chemical parameters like temperature, pH, solid content, total hardness, chloride content, dissolved oxygen (DO), biological oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical oxygen demand (COD) were studied ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Level and transport pattern of faecal coliform bacteria from tropical urban catchments

    Urbanization and frequent storms play important roles in increasing faecal bacteria pollution, especially for tropical urban catchments. However, only little information on the faecal bacteria levels from different land use types and the factors that influence bacteria concentrations is available. Thus, the objectives of this study were to quantify the levels and transport mechanism of faecal ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water quality improvement of industrial shrimp ponds

    Agriculture has been one of the most major economic sources in Tien Giang province. Because waste generation from ISP process has not been completely controlled, it has affected the water quality seriously. Samples collected at three stages of shrimp ponds and surface water (rivers, canals) were assessed. The results showed that water quality in rivers and canals is contaminated by organic and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Purification of domestic sewage by water-hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

    Sewage management is posing serious techno-economic problems in cities, particularly in developing countries. A new technology, sewage purification by water-hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), is a possible solution. This paper studied the suitability and effectiveness of water-hyacinth in treating domestic sewage. A 28-day experiment was performed under a controlled environment of a screen-house ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Marine Sciences Investigations in Support of Level Oftreatment Decisions for Municipal Wastewater Discharges in Puerto Rico

    ABSTRACT The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) currently has National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits that incorporate relaxation (waiver) of BOD and TSS secondary treatment requirements for six of its regional wastewater treatment plants. The waivers are available under Section 301(h) of the Clean Water Act. Maintaining the waivers requires, in part, ...

  • Toxicity reduction and biodegradability enhancement of cork processing wastewaters by ozonation

    Biodegradability enhancement and detoxification of cork boiling wastewater (CBW) are required for the successful implementation of biological treatment options. We studied the possibility of achieving these goals through ozonation pre-treatment by experimenting on the effect of ozone dose and pH. The CBW used had a pH of 5.81, a chemical oxygen demand (COD) of 1,865 mg L−1, a biochemical ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case study - Persistent organic pollutants (pops) in wastewater treatment plants

    Project reference Project: Pilot project in in Umeå MWWTP Customer: Umeå MWWTP Project period 2001 Nature of task: Determination of dissolved part of persistent organic pollutants in the high load pollution environment as municipal wastewater ...


    By Exposmeter AB

  • TOC analyser improves lab efficiency

    Leading instrumentation company HACH LANGE is helping a number of key customers save valuable time and costs with its new IL550 TOC-TN analyser. TOC analysis is vitally important in applications ranging from power generation, wastewater, drinking water, surface water and ultrapure water, to agricultural soils, contaminated land and food. HACH LANGE analysers therefore offer a range of options ...


  • Case study - Cost-saving solutions using Sievers InnovOx TOC analyzers - optimizing organic loading

    Cost Concern  A company’s inability to recognize real-time organic loading changes in their wastewater treatment plant could result in excessive charges from the local water utility. Company Challenge A production facility located in the U.S. Midwest currently controls the organic loading in their wastewater’s chemical treatment ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

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