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Upgrading of Wastewater Plants 1993

Series: Water Science and Technology Series Volume: 29

Edited By: W Hegemann

Pergamon Press

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #84649 | ISBN: 0080425461
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Advances in methods of wastewater treatment and higher effluent standards are needed to meet the increasing demand for water of high quality. Intensified treatment processes, either to achieve higher efficiency for conventional parameters (e.g. BOD, COD or SS) or to reduce more recently targeted parameters (e.g. N, P, heavy metals, chlorinated organics, etc) are of growing interest. Equally, in developing countries where such high-cost technologies may not be affordable, simpler lower-cost solutions are being sought to tackle local problems. A key element in these developments is the upgrading of existing treatment plants at relatively low cost and/or over short timescales, to produce better quality effluents, more reliably and less expensively. These selected proceedings focus on such issues. The 30 articles in this volume descibe the modelling, design, development, and implementation of physico-chemical and biological methods for upgrading wastewater treatment plants, large and small, industrial and municipal.


Development of a land limited wastewater treatment plant for small and rural communities in the tropics, P.Y. Yang et al; an improved small sewage treatment plant for biological purification of wastewater, G. Voigtlander and E.-P. Kulle; upgrading of wastewater treatment plants to achieve advanced standards concerning nutrient removal, S. Buss et al; comparison of single-stage and two-stage activated sludge processes for the expansion of the Innsbruck WWTP, H.K. Winkler and W. Widmann; upgrading of the wastewater treatment plant of the city of Oldenburg, R. Kayser; upgrading of existing sewage treatment plants by computer simulation - game or reality?, R.J. van der Kuij et al; a seven year plan for upgrading the 200.000 p.e. treatment plant of Uppsala, Sweden, J.E. Lind and E.O. Swedling; upgrading of waste-water treatment plants for the biological nitrogen elimination by the injection of on-line prepared mixed cultures, M. Glancer et al; a novel high rate method for the nitrification of sludge liquors containing high levels of ammonia, S.R. Pickin and F.J. Saunders; stirring and aeration system for the upgrading of small waste water treatment plants, M. Hofken et al; treatment of organic wastewater by anaerobic biological fluidized bed reactor, S.-K. Tseng and M.-R. Lin; upgrading to nitrogen removal with the KMT moving bed biofilm process, B. Rusten et al; high rate aerated biofilters for plant upgrading, F. Rogalla et al; upgrading of the Munich waste water treatment plants for denitrification in effluent filters, J. Eichinger; improvement of sludge sedimentation by installation of upward flow clarifiers, U. Thorndahl; upgrading a low-cost physicochemical wastewater treatment plant to solve operational problems, H.D. Taylor et al; UV-disinfection of treated wastewater - possible effects on surface waters, T. Gschlossl; use of lime for the upgrading of existing wastewater treatment systems, C. Guldner et al. (Part Contents).

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