sequential batch reactor Articles

  • Plant Profile - Warrenton Wastewater Treatment Plant Sequential Batch Reactor

    The Warrenton (Ore.) Wastewater Treatment Plant is brand new. In fact, it initiated full operation Jan. 2, although the plant has been utilized since June 28, 2006. The sequencing batch reactor (SBR) plant was constructed on top of an existing facultative sewer lagoon site. The site conditions prohibited deep excavations, so the three basins for the SBRs are shallow, at only 12.5 ft (3.8 m), with ...


  • Sequencing batch reactor

    Sequencing batch reactors (SBR) or sequential batch reactors are industrial processing tanks for the treatment of wastewater. SBR reactors treat waste water such as sewage or output from anaerobic digesters or mechanical biological treatment facilities in batches. Oxygen is bubbled through the waste water to reduce biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical oxygen demand (COD) to make suitable ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Sequencing batch reactor

    Sequencing batch reactors (SBR) sequential batch reactors are industrial processing tanks for the treatment of wastewater. SBR reactors treat waste water such as sewage or output from anaerobic digesters or mechanical biological treatment facilities in batches. Oxygen is bubbled through the waste water to reduce biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical oxygen demand (COD) to make suitable for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Occurrence of Microthrix parvicella in sequencing batch reactors

    Sequencing batch reactors (SBRs) are known for high process stability and usually have a good sludge volume index (SVI). Nevertheless, in many SBRs in Germany for municipal wastewater treatment, scum and foam problems can occur, and SVI can be larger than 200 mL/g. The microscopic investigations of the activated sludge from plants with nitrogen and phosphorus removal have shown that Microthrix ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Co-treatment of old landfill leachate and municipal wastewater in sequencing batch reactor (SBR): effect of landfill leachate concentration

    Sequencing batch reactor (SBR) was assessed for direct co-treatment of old landfill leachate and municipal wastewater for chemical oxygen demand (COD), nutrients and turbidity removal. Nitrogen removal was achieved by sequential nitrification and denitrification under post-anoxic conditions. Initially, SBR operating conditions were optimized by varying hydraulic retention time (HRT) at 20% ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Variation of Nitrifying Bacterial Population Sizes in a Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) Treating Low/Mid/High Concentrated Wastewater

    ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to correlate the population size of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) and nitrite oxidizing bacteria (NOB) with nitrification performance under various operational conditions (chemical oxygen demand (COD) concentration, dissolved oxygen (DO), and hydraulic retention time (HRT)) and influent allythiourea (ATU) shock. The AOB (genera Nitrosomonas and ...

  • Weigh batching: the benefits of an automated system

    In many plants that batch-blend bulk products, weigh batching is a manual, time-consuming operation in which ingredients are weighed individually before being charged to a blender or other process vessel. A significant number of such plants could benefit from the installation of an automated weigh batching system. For small as well as large operations, an automated weigh batching system can pay ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Biodegradation of 2,4-dichlorophenol in a fluidized bed reactor with immobilized Phanerochaete chrysosporium

    The performance of a fluidized bed reactor using immobilized Phanerochaete chrysosporium to remove 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4-DCP) from aqueous solution was investigated. The contribution of lignin peroxidase (LiP) and manganese peroxidase (MnP) secreted by Phanerochaete chrysosporium to the 2,4-DCP degradation was examined. Results showed that Lip and Mnp were not essential to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Aerobic sludge granulation: state-of-the-art

    Recently, the research focused on the development and operation of aerobic granular biomass has increased in interest, due to the advantages of this option as compared to the conventional activated sludge systems traditionally used for the biological treatment of wastewater. The aerobic granular sludge is produced in Sequential Batch Reactors (SBR) where a large amount of biomass is accumulated ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Decolorization of paper mill effluents with disimilar characteristics using anaerobic composting

    Currently, there are no national standards for color limits in pulp and paper mill  wastewaters effluents. In some cases, there are regional or State stream standards based on the receiving waters. Decolorization of this industry wastewater is getting higher concerns due to possible regulations to the color of the discharge effluents. The sustainability of color removal and the degree and ...

  • Partial nitrification of sludge reject water by means of aerobic granulation

    Granular sludge formation was performed in a laboratory scale Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) fed with supernatant of anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge. This effluent was concentrated progressively in order to enhance biomass capacity without inhibiting it. During the first part of the study, ammonium nitrogen was converted to nitrate, so conventional nitrification took place. When a nitrogen ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Comparison of different conditions, substrates and operation modes by dynamic simulation of a full-scale anaerobic SBR plant

    Simulation studies for a full-scale anaerobic unit of a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) were performed using the anaerobic digestion model no. 1 (ADM1). The anaerobic full-scale plant consists of one mesophilic and one thermophilic digester, operated in an anaerobic sequential batch reactor (ASBR) mode, and sludge enrichment reactors (SER) for each digester. The digesters are fed with a mixture ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Dairy Products

    Problem: This dairy located in Northern California is a major supplier of consumer milk products. The plant had been discharging their wastewater to the local sanitation plant untreated. Due to industrial growth in the area, the sanitation plant could no longer accept the dairy effluent. The dairy, therefore, selected and installed a Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR) system to treat their ...


    By HydroCal Inc.

  • SBR Wastewater Treatment Provides Large Clean-up on Small Site

    One of the largest capacity wastewater treatment plants in Europe is under construction on a small plot of land at Ringsend, on Dublin Bay in Ireland. Sequencing batch reactor (SBR) technology and 100,000 diffusers from ITT Industries' Sanitarie unit was selected to meet the challenging waste treatment needs for this site. When Dublin's wastewater treatment plant was built in the 1970s, it ...


  • Mabarex Sewper Rx experience

    A Quebec, Canada manufacturer of wastewater treatment equipment, instituted a field test of Reliant’s patented organic solids and odor reduction product, Sewper Rx, in a cookie manufacturing plant. The plant was challenged with very high levels of BOD, TSS and fats, oils and grease, thus experiencing reduced daily flow and poor-quality discharge as a result. The plant operates a sequential ...


    By Reliant Water Technologies

  • ORP and pH Based Control of SBR Cycles for Nutrient Removal from Wastewater

    ABSTRACTContinuous monitoring of multiple process functions were conducted involving removals of BOD, TSS and nutrients, in each cycle of the SBR reactor at the wastewater treatment plant of the City of Carrabelle, FL. On line, real time, monitoring of pH, oxidation reduction potential (ORP), dissolved oxygen (DO), ammonia-N, nitrite-N, nitrate-N and orthophosphate-P demonstrated excellent ...

  • Ultrafiltration and Reverse Osmosis for Landfill Leachate Treatment

    Lanchester Landfill serves Eastern Lancaster County and Western Chester County in PA for disposal of household and construction waste. The facility produces around 10,000 gals per day of leachate. The Problem The facility ran a single basin sequential batch reactor (SBR) and a filter press to dewater the solids for many years, but found that they first, could not sustain a ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector: Monitor & control for effective, efficient processing

    Reducing energy consumption at municipal and industrial plants is, increasingly, a priority. Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd., designing and manufacturing process control instrumentation since 1967, helps achieve this important goal with its Automatic Sludge Blanket Level Detector. By helping facilities reduce waste - reducing unnecessary water, chemical or energy use, and unnecessary ...

  • Treatment of Sludge Return Liquors: Experiences from the Operation of Full-Scale Plants

    ABSTRACTMore stringent effluent criteria with regard to nitrogen call for improved nutrient removal techniques in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). Besides optimisation of the liquid treatment train of the plants, over the last years, attention has increasinly centred on the problem of return flows from sludge treatment. Depending on sludge handling and treatment, some 15 to 25 % of the ...

  • Palm Valley Water Reclamation Facility, Goodyear, Arizona: A Real `PERC`

    Pacific Environmental Resources Corp. (PERC) is a water quality service provider offering clients a total solution in partnership with nature and the surrounding environment. PERC is a leading design / build / operate company in the wastewater industry. PERC’s total solution provides a scalable and modular design delivered under a single contractual agreement. Clients enjoy the benefits of ...


    By Kaeser Kompressoren GmbH

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